Voters Pass Bond to support an Educational Facilities Master Plan

On Tuesday, March 14, 2017 voters approved by 86% a Boise School District bond election to support an Educational Facilities Master Plan to reinvest in our neighborhood schools and community with ​NO ​increase in the current property tax rate. The bond will help meet the needs of today’s students and the students of the future by reinvesting in our […]

North Jr. High Students Create Interactive Service Learning Project for Highlands Elementary 4th Graders

(Boise) –  A service learning grant from the Foundation assisted students from North Junior High School in creating an interactive service project to be implemented at Highlands Elementary with 4th graders. The intent of the service project was to develop cultural, linguistic and geographic knowledge of Ecuador, and to identify specific challenges the nation faces […]

2017 SUEZ Student Video Contest Recipients Announced

Article published by Boise School District’s What’s Happening Newsletter: SUEZ is proud to sponsor a summer water conservation video contest for students in Boise Junior and Senior High Schools. Showing us water conservation through their eyes, students from grades 9-12 created commercials for SUEZ’ Summer Conservation Campaign. The winning entries will air on local television and […]

Girls Powered STEM Camp

Published by 6/20/17 (Boise) –– Boise School District’s ever popular Girls Powered STEM Event recently attracted more than 2-hundred students.  The annual two-day camp is designed to encourage and inspire girls to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). The annual event is for girls going into grades 4-6. This year, the program was […]

Data Points: Testing and Poverty, Teens Working, Pre-School Balance

By Dr. Don Coberly, Superintendent, Boise School District: Even though school’s out and it’s the middle of summer (and so hot!), there’s still some interesting research on which we can report… “Students’ Test Scores tell us more about the Community they Live in than what they Know” In Phys.Org, Andrew Tienken writes about the relationship between […]

Boise Public Schools Education Foundation Awards More than $146,837.00 in Service Learning, Healthy Living and Innovation Grants for 2017 – 2018

For Immediate Release – Thursday, June 22, 2017 (BOISE) – The Boise Public Schools Education Foundation announced today that it has awarded grants of over $146,837.00 to 76 classrooms, programs and schools in the Boise School District for the upcoming school year. Since its inception in 1987, the Foundation has awarded more than $2 million […]


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