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We would like to thank all of our families and staff members who attended our first Family Literacy Night.  We would also like to thank our local businesses who donated items for door prizes. Finally, we would like to give a special thank you... Continue
Posted by: Ellie Drake
Published: 10/14/14

Priest Lake Elementary School will be going to Walter’s Pumpkin Patch this Friday.  Please be sure to send in $6.00 per person for this field trip.  Each student will pick out a pumpkin and an apple.  Trust me they are the bes... Continue
Posted by: Ellie Drake
Published: 10/14/14

Junior High grades have been updated, so be sure to check your child’s grades, or have them check them and let you know how they are doing.  Letters will again come home if your child has an F, and phone calls will be made if they have ... Continue
Posted by: Ellie Drake
Published: 10/14/14

After School sessions offer Tutoring in Math, Language Arts and Science, Drama improve and scripted reading, Art, Sewing, Book Club, GEAR UP club, Sources of Strength Club, Haunted House, Tactical Arts (gaming), Karate, Career and College ass... Continue
Posted by: Ellie Drake
Published: 10/14/14

Help Set Benchmark Assessment Scores -

Help shape the future of assessments in Idaho by participating in the Smarter Balanced online panel for achievement level setting.

“Helping set benchmark scores allows parents, teachers and the ...more

21st Century Community Learning Center

21st CCLC after school program is offering the following for the week of October 6th through October 10th.

Morning sessions are 7:15   --  7:45 AM,  Monday, not Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday:  Tutoring in Language arts,  Science and Math, & Morning Weight room,  on Wednesday and Thursday AM we also offer Yoga and on Thursday AM  we also offer YO YO  club.

After School sessions begin at 2:45 with a free snack. From 3:00 until 3:30 Monday through Thursday we offer Tutoring in Math, Language Arts and Science.  From 3:30 until 4:55 we offer longer tutoring sessions, Drama, Art, Sewing, Book Club, GEAR UP club,  Sources of Strength Club, Haunted House, Tactical Arts (gaming), Karate, Career and College assistance in the career center (parents welcome) Yoga, Basic Mechanics, The World of Words (creative writing), ACADECA, Dance, and soon credit recovery. Please go to our web site for a daily calendar, registration forms and information. Go to and then  go to tab labeled “counselors". Busing is available to some destinations at 5PM for participants.

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Stadium bricks are on a pallet. There are approximately 240 bricks per pallet and pallets will be sold for $75 each. Pallet should cover a 6 x 6 foot area.

Steps to purchase bricks :

  1. Pre-pay for your ...more

21st Century Training for Capturing Kids Hearts in Texas

West Bonner County School District Statement

Nine staff members from Priest River Lamanna High School have been attending a conference outside of Austin, Texas associated with a grant the school ...more

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BOISE- The State Department of Education is seeking 120 Idahoans to review test questions for the spring Idaho Standards Achievement Tests by Smarter Balanced.

Click here for more information.

Posted by: Ellie Drake
Published: 10/1/14

Send in Your Nominations for Idaho Teacher of The Year

The Idaho Teacher of the Year Program, which began in 1959, is one of the most prestigious honors in the state for teachers. The program focuses public attention on excellence in teaching that has a real impact on the students of Idaho.

The Idaho Teacher of the Year is chosen from among the districts' nominees by a selection committee representing the state education leaders and lawmakers. Each school district and charter school may nominate one teacher.

The Idaho Teacher of the Year also becomes a nominee for the National Teacher of the Year, a project of the Council of Chief State School Officers sponsored by Scholastic Inc.

You can find the application online at:

Posted by: Ellie Drake
Published: 9/23/14

The West Bonner School District #83 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Paul Anselmo- Superintendent

West Bonner School District 83

134 Main St, Priest River, ID 83856

208-448-4439 - ext 2


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