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What's Happening in Boise School District 

September 7:  Labor Day Holiday. No school for Boise School District students. 

September 9:  Teacher Preview Night at the Discovery Center of Idaho, sponsored by the Micron Foundation, 7-9 p.m., 131 Myrtle St., Boise. Teachers and their families are invited to attend. Enjoy FIZZYologyThe Science Behind Bubbles while you learn about the Discovery Center of Idaho's new field trip program, next exhibition SuperStruct:  Some Assembly Required and upcoming facility improvements. Click here to learn more and RSVP.  

September 14:  Boise School Board meeting, 6:00 p.m., in the boardroom of the District Services Center, 8169 W. Victory Rd., Boise, ID 83709. Agenda will be posted here.  Public is invited to attend.  

September 14:  Fall Community Education classes begin. Click here to review classes and register, or click on the adjacent image to review our class catalog. Register up to the day a class begins! Nearly 300 classes offered this fall! Community Education - Serving as Boise's first choice for lifelong learning opportunities for more than forty years. Enroll today!


September 14:  Boise School District will hold auditions on Monday, September 14 for the All-City Honor Choir for students in grades 4, 5 & 6. Click here for more information. 

September 19:  A charity softball game between the Ada County Sheriff's Office and the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office will be held at 11 a.m. at the Mountain Cove Softball Field to support the Women's and Children's Alliance. Proceeds benefit the Women's and Children's Alliance Shelter Fund. Click here to learn more.  

September 21:  Boise School District will offer free developmental screenings for children ages 3 to 5 with developmental concerns.  Sign-up by September 16 in order to participate in the September 21 screening.  For an appointment call 854-5520. Services are available for children with special needs through the Boise School District Early Childhood Special Education Program. Click here to learn more.  

Fall Parent Education Program Set to Begin: Boise School District has developed a parent education program to offer support and skills to assist parents or guardians with raising happy and responsible kids. Classes are offered throughout the District's schools at different start times throughout the semester and are taught by certified school counselors who have extensive training and experience. Parent education classes are available twice a year, fall and spring. There is a small cost. Classes offered change, but may include: The Parent Project, Parenting Teens, Strengthening Your Step Family, Parenting for the Single Parent, Parenting with Love and Logic, Workshops for Parents of Gifted Children, Drug Education and others. Click here to learn more.  

Planning For My Future Art Contest:  Public school students in grades 7-12 are eligible to participate in the Idaho State Department of Education's Planing For My Future Art Contest. Students who participate are encouraged to capture their personal vision of what it means for schools and students to achieve, and to visualize their college or career goals for the future showing persistence, determination and grit.  Click here for contest details.  

Back to School Rules & Procedures include Digital Citizenship: As students return to school, it's a perfect time to review school rules and procedures related to the use of technology in the learning process.  In addition, there are many Digital Citizenship resources available to students, parents and teachers to keep the conversations going about how to be safe and responsible while learning and playing online. Click here to learn more in this week's Activate 2 Learn blogpost.   

School Bus Drivers Wanted: FIRST Student, Boise School District's school bus provider, is currently hiring school bus drivers for the 2015-16 school year. Click here  to learn more.  

Just for Kids Childcare Program Hiring:  Boise School District's Just for Kids Childcare program is hiring childcare providers. Click here and then on Classifieds and follow the link to the JFK job postings. 

Parents -  Sign-Up for Emergency Text Messaging:  The Boise School District offers emergency text messaging for parents/guardians. Click here to learn more and sign-up.

News Media Contact:
Dan Hollar
Public Affairs Administrator
Boise School District  
(208) 854-4064
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