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Principal Notes for 4/6/15

A huge thank you goes out to Phillip DuBose, Cambridge High School music teacher, and Anita DuBose, Council High School music teacher, for arranging for the Idaho Army National Guard Jazz Band, May Day, to come perform for our students!  The group performed on Monday, April 6.


Before spring break, our environmental science class went to Oxbow dam on fieldtrip.  Students were able to help at the fish hatchery as well as go on a tour of the dam.  Last week, I was able to observe students debate the pros and cons of the dam complex.


Food science students have spent the last few weeks studying the science of Dutch oven cooking.  Last week, they were able to enjoy the fruits of their labor by cooking a feast using the ovens.


We are planning to begin state testing with students next week.  Please help ensure your child does the best he can on the test by helping him get a good night’s sleep before coming to school.


If your child is interested in attending a Service Academy, there will be an informational meeting at McCall-Donnelly High School on Friday April 10 from 4:00 until 5:00 in the afternoon. Registration for the event will begin at 3:30.  There will be another informational meeting at Gowen Field on Saturday, May 9 beginning at 11:00 regarding West Point and the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC).


Principal Notes for 4/13/15

Congratulations go to the Cambridge FFA Chapter for a great showing at the State Leadership Conference last week.  The floriculture team made up of Bret Kindall, Dystinee Miller, Llanee Gibson and Deonna Langford placed first out of thirty-three teams with Bret Kindall placing first among one hundred thirty-two individuals.  The Nursery/Landscape team, made up of Bret Kindall, Ryan Kindall, Brenna Kindall, and Valery Kindall, placed first among seventeen teams with Bret Kindall placing first among sixty-eight individuals.  Nick Petitmermet and Ryan Kindall placed ninth place in the National Chapter competition.  Ryan Kindall placed first with his outdoor recreation proficiency.  Bret Kindall placed first with his Agriculture Education Proficiency. The chapter was awarded $2000 for placing second in the Nutrients for Life competition.  State Degree recipients were Brenna Kindall, Dystinee Miller and Nick Petitmermet.


Our FFA chapter is sponsoring a Progressive Agriculture Safety Day on Saturday, April 25 beginning at 8:30 and ending at 3:00 at the Washington County Exhibit Hall.  The day is geared toward youth between the ages of 5 and 14. The cost to attend is $5 per child or $10 per family.  For more information, please contact Jodie Mink at 208-257-4500 or or Deonna Langford at


Next week is a busy week.  On Tuesday, the FFA will be hosting its annual banquet. The spring drama presentation will be on Thursday, and prom will be on Friday.  On Wednesday, we will be taking students to McCormick Park for our annual lifetime fitness day.  Please notify the high school office if you do not want your child to attend.

Principal Notes for 4/29/14

I had a great time at prom!  There was a large turnout for the dance, and the majority of those who attended danced and danced and danced!!  They seemed to be having such a good time; I stayed longer than I had originally planned just to watch the students having fun.


As mentioned last week, the Long Pin Conference track championship meet will be held this Friday in Horseshoe Bend.  Events are scheduled to begin at 10:00 in the morning.  We have a change in the district meet.  It will be held in New Plymouth, and the 1A and 2A meets will be held together in an attempt to replicate the state meet.  The meet will be run on Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9.  The dates are also a change.  Originally the meet was scheduled to be run on Thursday, May 7 and Saturday, May 9.  We wish our competitors the best of luck.


We are beginning the season of spring concerts.  The elementary program is scheduled for Tuesday, May 5. The high school program is scheduled for Tuesday, May 12.  Both programs will begin at 7:00 in the high school gym.  The junior high musical theater production will be Tuesday, May 19 at 7:00 in the high school commons.

Principal Notes for 4/29/14

Wow! That was some nice rain we got last week. So nice that the junior high track meet was cancelled on Friday. We are looking forward to the junior high championship meet which will be held this Friday in McCall beginning at 11:00. We wish these competitors the best of luck!


This will be a busy week for students involved in the Missoula Children’s Theater’s rendition of The Secret Garden. Practices will be at 4:30 Monday throughThursday. Performances are scheduled for 7:00 Friday evening and 2:00 Saturday afternoon.


The high school track team will be competing in the Long Pin Championship this Saturday in Horseshoe Bend beginning at 10:00. The district track meet is scheduled for Thursday, May 8 and Saturday, May 10 in Horseshoe Bend. Best of luck goes out to these competitors also!


If your child is planning to take the June ACT, registration deadline for this test is Friday, May 9. The test will be given Saturday, June 14.


In looking ahead, Mrs. Boll’s health class will be helping with the blood drive on Friday, May 16. Please consider helping those in need and donating.



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