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What's Happening in Boise School District    


Tuesday, October 1Fairmont Junior High School will receive a grant from Walmart Neighborhood Market, 3233 N. Cole Rd., Boise,  as part of the store's grand opening celebration beginning at 7:30 a.m.  Fairmont Principal Brian Walker submitted a request for the grant  to support the school's Character Education program, which encourages students to treat each other with respect, prevent bullying and live healthy, happy respectful lives. Proceeds from the grant will also be used to encourage students to prepare for college, career and citizenship.  
Thursday, October 3 & Friday, October 4:  State In-service Days - no school for students in Boise School District. 

Boise Public Schools Education Foundation Board Announces Student Directors:
The following Boise School District students have been named to the Boise Public Schools Education Foundation Board of Directors for the 2013-14 school year.  
Ryan Davey
Boise High Student Director
Jack Ray
Borah High Student Director
Samantha Roberts
 Capital High Student Director
Reece Ruzicka
Capital High Student Director
Jerica Schlachter
Timberline High Student Director
Boise High Students Named National Scholars: The following Boise High students were selected as National Hispanic Scholars from the College Board's National Hispanic Recognition Program based on their PSAT/NMSQT scores and having a 3.5 GPA or higher. 
Stephanie Labastida
Alexa Malinowski
Isabella Merz
Alexandra Walker 
Boise High Student Named Semifinalist in National Achievement Scholarship Program:  Boise High School Senior April Francis 
is the only student from Idaho designated as a Semifinalist in the 50th annual National Achievement Scholarship Program.  She  now has the opportunity to continue in the competition for approximately 800 Achievement Scholarship awards worth about $2.5 million that will be offered next spring.  Read more.  

Boise High Staff Members Honored:  Kim Brydges, Head Girls' Basketball Coach,  is being honored as the Distinguished Coach of the Year by District III of the Idaho High School Activities Association, and Tracy Leinen, Athletic Director, is being honored as the Distinguished Athletic Director of the Year. 
Kim Brydges
Tracy Leinen
The Week Ahead with Community Ed:  Next week marks another launch of exciting, personal enrichment classes for the Fall Session of Community Education! It's not too late to register.  Click here to explore next week's classes and learn how to register.  Boise's Community Education, your choice for life-long learning!  
Now Hiring School Bus Drivers:  First Student is currently hiring and training full and part time school bus drivers.  Click here for more information.  



News Media Contact:


Dan Hollar

Public Affairs Administrator

Boise School District  

(208) 854-4064

[email protected]    


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