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What's Happening in Boise School District 


Friday, October 25:  The Trey McIntyre Project will welcome nearly two thousand students from Boise, Meridian, Nampa and Stanley to the Morrison Center at 10:30 a.m. to see TMP's Out of the Classroom student matinee, which includes an excerpt of Trey's newest work to the music of Queen, and experience an interactive lecture demonstration. Students from the District's AVID programs at both Borah High and North Jr. High are scheduled to be in attendance. 
Friday, October 25:  End of first quarter. Early release for K-6 students. Click here for early release schedule. 

Saturday, October 26:  Tiny House Tour; a tour of homes in Boise's north end under 1,000 square feet, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sponsored by the Boise High School Chamber Orchestra, in collaboration with the Boise Architecture Project. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased in advance from or by calling 854-4318. Packets can be picked up by Goody's on tour day at 1502 13th St., Boise.

Monday, October 28:  Boise School Board meeting, 6:00 p.m., Board Room, District Services Center, 8169 W. Victory Rd., Boise.  Public is invited to attend. Complete agenda here.   
Wednesday, October 30:  No kindergarten classes due to parent/teacher conferences.
Wednesday, October 30:  Boise National College Fair, Expo Idaho, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  This free event is open to students and parents! Representatives from colleges, universities and military service academies throughout the nation will be in attendance. Meet one-on-one with college representatives who can answer questions and visit the Counseling/Resource Center to talk to a counselor about choosing a major, financial aid scholarship information, and more.  Attend a workshop and learn more about topics like financial aid and other college admission related information. Visit for the most updated list of colleges.  
Thursday, October 31:  No K-6 elementary classes due to parent/teacher conferences.  
Friday, November 1:  No school for Boise School District K-12 students.  
Whitney Counselor Named Semi-Finalist for National Counselor of the Year Award: Whitney Elementary School Counselor Jennifer Tachell has been named a semi-finalist in the 2014 American School Counselor Association School Counselor of the Year program.  She will be listed as a semi-finalist in the School Counselor of the Year Gala program and are invited to attend the Gala on Friday, January 31, 2014 at Union Station in Washington, D.C.  Learn more here.  


Borah High Choir Raising Funds to Perform at Carnegie Hall: Borah High School men's choir, Tactus (pictured below) has been invited to sing at Carnegie Hall, in New York City on January 19, 2014, one of only three such choirs in the U.S. to be invited this year.  The 37-voiced group needs to earn approximately $65,000 to participate. This is the Distinguished Concerts International and it's an honor equivalent to the World Series in Baseball for Tactus to be invited and attend. To learn more and donate click here.  To watch Tactus perform click here. Contact Borah's Choral Director, Heather Prinzing:[email protected] for further information.


Volunteer to Teach a Community Education Class:
Have a passion to share with others?  Consider teaching a Community Education class. We're currently recruiting instructors for our winter 2014 Community Education session that begins in January.  To learn more, and apply, click here.  

Now Hiring Food & Nutrition Services Staff & Substitute Staff:  Click here to learn more about applying for short hour and substitute positions currently available for the Food & Nutrition Services Department.

Now Hiring Substitute Staff  Members: Click here to learn more about applying to serve as a substitute in the Boise School District. 

News Media Contact:


Dan Hollar

Public Affairs Administrator

Boise School District  

(208) 854-4064

[email protected]    


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