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  • More Students Triggers Levies in Schools Districts

    Student attendance is on the rise at Kootenai County’s three largest school districts and emergency levy funding was approved Friday in two districts to accommodate that growth.

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  • Language Lift for Little Ones

    The school is the fifth location in the state, and the first in North Idaho, to offer a Total Communication preschool classroom that will serve deaf and hard-of-hearing children as they prepare for their educational futures.

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  • A Deeper Dive into the Go-On Rates

    The Coeur d’Alene School District had one of the state’s highest college “go-on” rates in 2016. But Trina Caudle already has her eyes on the next round of numbers. She hopes the district’s new college and career counselors will help even more graduates prepare for life after high school graduation.

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  • When Life Gives You Lemons...

    She’s just 6 years old, but Amiah Van Hill is on a campaign to sweeten up a sour situation, and it’s working.

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  • Staying sharp: Five tips for keeping kids’ brains engaged over summer break

    Learning doesn’t have to stop when the last school bell rings. As lazy days of summer loom, parents can encourage steps for keeping kids intellectually engaged...

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  • Re-Cycling for Area Kids

    Fifth-grader Ashton Thompson’s summer is off to a fast start. The Borah Elementary student has been wanting a bicycle to join or go see his friends, so when his name was among those drawn ...

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  • Run for 271 Raises More Than $24K for Elementary Schools

    About $24,300 was raised for the Coeur d'Alene School District's 10 elementary schools during the sixth annual Run for 271 on June 3 at McEuen Park. More than 740 students and

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  • Math is Cool Competition isn't Just About the Numbers

    In her six years training students in the Math is Cool program at Skyway Elementary School, Tracy O’Brien said she always dreamed one of the teams would move on past the regional competition.

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  • Water and Wildlife

    Fifth-graders from three different Coeur d’Alene elementary schools explored their interests in water Thursday at McEuen Park.

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  • Hospital, Schools Feel Impact of Suicide Series

    Critics claim the popular Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” glamorizes and therefore encourages suicide. Judging by an alarming Kootenai Health youth hospitalization trend and other reactions, the critics might be right.

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  • Feet Feat

    A 7-year-old boy stumbled into the room, the soles of his shoes torn away from his feet. The soles caught and dragged on the ground, making it difficult for the boy to walk, let alone run and play with the other kids.

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  • $600,000 grant aims to boost reading literacy

    At the annual Buddy and a Book breakfast this morning at Bryan Elementary School, kids and families heard about a new effort in Coeur d'Alene Schools to give literacy a boost for students in K-3rd Grade.

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