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What's Happening in Boise School District

August 6:   Families will enjoy a fun-filled evening of kids' activities and great films on seven evenings for Movies Under the Stars in Boise. 
The fun begins at 7 p.m. with free games for kids provided by the Boise Parks & Recreation Mobile Recreation Van. Kids will get moving with capture the flag, dodgeball and other field games.

At dusk, family-friendly movies are shown on a huge 30' inflatable movie screen.

The free family movies and fun are presented by Boise Parks & Recreation and the Boise Schools Education Foundation with support from Wesselman Solutions. Remaining movies and locations include:
  • Aug 6 - The Good Dinosaur, Borah Park, 801 S. Aurora
  • Aug 20 - Inside Out, Julia Davis Park, 700 S. Capitol Blvd.
  • Sept 9 - Zootopia, Hobble Creek Park, 6050 N. Park Meadow Way

August 8:  Boise School Board Meeting, 5:30 p.m., Boise School District Services Center, 8169 W. Victory Rd., Boise. Complete agenda can be found here. Public is invited to attend. 

August 21:  Online registration begins for the Fall Community Education session. At that time, you'll be able to click here to learn more. 

August 24:  First day of the 2016-17 school year.  Early release for students in grades K-12. Click here for complete school year calendar and early release schedule. Click here for back to school information, including school supply lists, secondary school registration dates and times, school boundary locator, school bus stop locator and other valuable information to help you prepare for the start of the new school year. 

August 29:  At 6:00 p.m. at the Boise School District Services Center, Board Room, 8169 W. Victory Road, Boise, you will have an opportunity to meet the three candidates running in the September 6th Boise School Board Election. Click here for more information about the candidates who are pictured below and learn more about the election or click on their photo below to learn more about their candidacy. 

Candidates for Boise School Board
Beth Oppenheimer

Dave Wagers

Monica Walker

September 5:  Labor Day. No School K-12 students. 

September 6:  Boise School Board election.  Two trustees will be elected each with a six year term. Polling locations will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. throughout the Boise District. Click here for a list of polling locations and click here for complete Trustee Election information, including information about the three candidates running in the election.  

Our Students Need You! Your Boise School District is in need of substitutes!

Why sub with us?

  • Make a difference. Positively influence the lives of today's youth.
  • Flexible schedule. As an on-call substitute, you can choose which assignments you accept.
  • Good pay for a day's work.  Sub pay has been increased this school year!
  • Generate extra income. Great for retirees or anyone in need of extra cash!
  • Experience and exposure.  Subbing can serve as a stepping stone to a permanent position with greater job security and benefits.
  • Receive free District-sponsored training.
  • It's Easy! Complete a simple, online application.

Click here to get started!

School Bus Drivers Wanted: FIRST Student, Boise School District's school bus provider, is currently hiring school bus drivers for the 2016-17 school year. Click here  to learn more.  

Applications Now Being Accepted for Free & Reduced Price Meals:  Boise School District participates in the USDA National School Breakfast and Lunch Programs. Free and reduced price meals are provided to qualifying children unable to pay the full price for meals.  Applications are currently being  accepted. Click here for more details or click here to apply online.  

Free Developmental Screenings:  Boise School District provides free developmental screenings for children ages 3 to 5 with developmental concerns. You may call 854-5520 to set-up an appointment if you have a child who may have possible delays in the following areas:
  • Speech
  • Language
  • Concepts
  • Motor Skills
  • Self Help Skills
  • Social Emotional
  • Vision
  • Hearing.
Screening dates:
  • August 29, 2016 (sign up by Aug. 24)
  • September 19, 2016 (sign up by Sept. 14)
  • October 17, 2016 (sign up by Oct. 12)
  • November 14, 2016 (sign up by Nov. 9)
  • January 23, 2016 (sign up by Jan. 18)
  • February 27, 2017* (sign by Feb. 22) *for children not eligible for kindergarten.

Share Your Passion with the People - Teach a Community Ed Class:  Have a passion, skill or knowledge you want to share with the public? Consider teaching a Community Education class. Click here to learn more.

Bold Gold Program Seeking Students:  The YMCA is seeking students ages 11 to 17 to participate in their Bold Gold Program, which is an outdoor leadership development program where participants experience an outdoor wilderness environment as part of a transformative teen leadership experience.  Trips are scheduled Aug. 1 -6, Aug. 8-13 and Aug. 15-20. Click here to learn more. 

Federal Campaign Underway to Raise Awareness about Human Trafficking:   The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has launched a public awareness campaign to fight human trafficking.  Human trafficking is the coercion of individuals to participate in forced labor, domestic servitude, or the sex trade against their will. The Blue Campaign is designed to increase awareness of human trafficking in the United States and offers free resources to raise awareness and educate others to recognize and report human trafficking.  

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.

Mobile App Now Available: Boise School District has launched a mobile app to improve communication to you.  The app is available in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.  

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

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