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Whole Foods “Nickels for Non-Profits” to benefit the Foundation

Did you know that Whole Foods Market gives customers a 10-cent credit for reusing their own shopping bags? Did you know that we also have a program where customers can donate that credit to local nonprofit organizations? Through April 10th, if you are a customer who reuses bags to save paper, consider donating your credit […]

Coeur d’Alene Tribe Donates $10,000 to Boise Public Schools

(BOISE) – Thanks to a generous contribution from the Coeur d’Alene Tribe and the help of District 19 Representatives Mat Erpelding and Melissa Wintrow and Senator Cherie Buckner-Webb, seven Boise-area public schools and 122 elementary teachers will share a $10,000 donation. Also, the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program at Boise High and North Junior […]

2014 Century Scholars — A Stellar Group

By Dr. Don Coberly, Superintendent, Boise School District: As we approach the award ceremony for the 2015 Century Scholars on April 14, it’s time to take a look back at the 2014 Scholars – a group of Boise School District students who are now enrolled far and wide across the United States (and even abroad) […]

Colleges and Majors of 4-year College Grads – Boise School District

By Dr. Don Coberly, Superintendent, Boise School District: In the last Data Points post, we provided information about students in the high school classes of 2007-2010 who have graduated from 4-year colleges. Following is more information about those students – the colleges they attended and individual major areas of study. Of the 1700 Boise District […]

2014 Idaho School District Advanced Placement Results

By Dr. Don Coberly, Superintendent, Boise School District: In 2014, 9,556 Advanced Placement exams were taken by 5443 Idaho students (about 13% of Idaho’s juniors and seniors). Idaho’s exam numbers had been increasing for the past few years, but in 2014 decreased slightly. The percentage of exams scored “3” or above, an indicator of eligibility […]

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