Category: Education

Learning by doing

By Lyndsie Kiebert
Reader Staff

When Clark Fork Junior/Senior High School struggled with enrollment in the not-so-distant past, Lake Pend Oreille School District Superintendent Shawn Woodward gave the school’s teachers …

A Conversation with Perky Hagadone

By Jodi Rawson
Reader Contributor

Perky Hagadone is celebrating her 40th year in Sandpoint. Since 1978, she’s raised two sons, started a career with the school district, earned two master’s

Young voices, longstanding traditions

By Lyndsie Kiebert
Reader Staff

Editor’s Note: Lyndsie Kiebert works part time at Hope Elementary School.

Written on the whiteboard in Debra Douglas’ classroom at Hope Elementary are several vocabulary …

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