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What's Happening in Boise School District 
Here's a look at some of the events happening in your Boise School District:


Monday, February 18: Presidents' Day holiday. No school for Boise School District students.


Tuesday, February 19: PTO meeting, Mountain View Elementary School, 3500 N. Cabarton Ln., 6:30 p.m.


Tuesday, February 19 - Friday, February 22: Book Fair, Liberty Elementary School, 1740 E. Bergeson St.


Tuesday, February 19 - Friday, February 22: Book Fair, Roosevelt Elementary School, 908 E. Jefferson St.


Thursday, February 21: Math Night, Wm. H. Taft Elementary School, 3722 N. Anderson St., 5:30-7:30 p.m.


Thursday, February 21: Bingo Night, Valley View Elementary School, 3555 N. Milwaukee St., 6 p.m.


Thursday, February 21: PTA meeting, Roosevelt Elementary School, 908 E. Jefferson St., 7 p.m.


Thursday, February 21: PTO meeting, Les Bois Jr. High School, 4150 E. Grand Forest Dr., 7-8 p.m.


Thursday, February 21-Saturday, February 23:   15th Annual "Those Were the Days" Dinner Theatre, Timberline High School, 701 E. Boise Ave. Timberline High School choirs will present "Crazy for You," the new Gershwin Musical. Doors open at 6 p.m. on Thursday, February 21 for the show and cookies. Tickets for Thursday's performance are $10 for adults, $5 for students. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Friday, February 22 and Saturday, February 23 for the show and dinner. Tickets for Friday's and Saturday's performances are $25 for adults, $15 for students. More information can be found on Timberline's website: Sponsored by Modern Dental.


Friday, February 22: Magic Night featuring Magician Brad Hatcher, Owyhee-Harbor Elementary School, 3434 W. Pasadena Dr., doors open 6:30 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets $5 per person, will be available at the will call table the night of the event. Concessions will be available for purchase from Owhyee PTO.


Friday, February 22: Capital High School Music Department presents the Second Annual Jazz Benefit Concert featuring Curtis Stigers, the Capital High School Jazz Ensemble, and Capital Singers, Capital High School auditorium, 8055 W. Goddard Rd., 7 p.m. Tickets $15. For tickets and information contact Marty Worthington, 854-4592. Proceeds to benefit Capital High's Music Department.


TVMSC Students Win Middle School Science Bowl:  Teams from the Treasure Valley Mathematics and Science Center (TVMSC) participated in the Middle School Science Bowl recently held at BSU. TVMSC's "A Team" took first place, and the team "-1 Kelvin" received the Sportsmanship Award and placed fourth. The "A Team" consists of the following students: Caleb Batten, Luke Harmon, Derek Stein, Lee Bousfield, and Aditya Shekar. The "-1 Kelvin" Team consists of the following students: Colin Greeley, Samantha Kraus, Alex Rooney, and Megan Smith

Boise High Students Selected:   The following Boise High School band members have been named to the All Northwest Band: Michelle Hembree, horn, and Skyler Wilson, tuba.


Boise High Students Selected for Honor Band:   The following Boise High School band members were selected for the BSU Honor Band: Abbi Bashford and Meredith Butts - flute; Amy Krutz - oboe; Zach Zaleski - bassoon; Chaz Davis, Nick Day, and Joe Montague - clarinet; Katie Meyers - bass clarinet; Jordan Miller - alto sax; Sydney Stento - trumpet; Veronica Blake - French horn; Peter Lindquist and Emma Duncan - trombone; Skyler Wilson - tuba.


Boise High Chamber Orchestra Chosen:   The Boise High School Chamber Orchestra was selected to represent Idaho at the National Association for Music Education Northwest Conference in Portland, OR.


Boise High Girls Basketball Team Recognized:   The Idaho High School Activities Association and its official sponsor, The United Dairymen of Idaho, recently announced the 2012-13 winter sports Academic State Champions. This award is presented to the varsity team or each classification that achieves the highest cumulative grade point average. In the 5A division, Boise High School's girls basketball took top honors with a cumulative GPA of 3.804.


Boise, Timberline Students Win Awards:   Students from Boise and Timberline high schools recently won Gold Key awards from the Idaho Scholastic Art and Writing Awards competition. Boise High students were Molly McGinnis, Yoon Ji Ra, and Delaney Rowe. Timberline students were Logan Rainey and Jenah Alseth. Gold Key winning entries are automatically entered into the National Scholastic Art and Writing Awards competition.


Timberline Students Participate in Exam:   Eight Timberline High School students participated in the 2013 National German Exam, and out of the State of Idaho, three of them scored first place for each level. Those three students were Darlene Focht (Level 2 - first out of 29 examinees), Ilona Csik (Level 3 - first out of 7 examinees), and Chance Losee (Level 4 - first out of 4 examinees).


Former Timberline Student to Produce Film:   Brandon Adams, a former Timberline High School student, took Scott Steckel's video production class while attending Timberline. At the recent San Antonio Independent Christian Film Festival, Adams won best short film for his production, entitled Useless. Adams wrote the screen play, filmed, directed, and edited the production. Adams received $250,000 to turn Useless into a feature-length film. See the movie in full at

Common Core - True Reform in Your BSD: Common Core, a new set of college-ready standards for school curriculum is coming to the State of Idaho and your Boise School District.  Learn more by clicking here.    


News Media Contact:


Dan Hollar

Public Affairs Administrator

Boise School District  

(208) 854-4064

[email protected]    


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