Posted on July 16, 2014

Online diagram illustrates district’s lower test scores

July 16, 2014 6:00 am • By ALEXANDER DEEDY Independent Record

A parent of students at Central-Linc Elementary and Helena Middle schools has published an online diagram showing how far behind academically students in the Helena School District are, compared with students in other similarly sized districts in Montana.

Posted on June 10, 2014

Supporters rally around Bryant school

bout 30 parents, students and other Helena residents rallied Monday afternoon to let the public know they think Bryant Elementary should remain open. “This is a small, neighborhood school, and we love it,” said parent Tiffany Romano, who organized the rally.

Read more at the Helena IR 


Posted on June 9, 2014

Their school on the chopping block, Bryant Elementary staff stay focused on what they do best

The three kindergarten teachers at Bryant Elementary sit in the library one morning in April, looking at data for the students they refer to as “heavy hitters.”

Some of their 5-year-olds have racked up an alarming number of absences. “We have some in the 20s since February,” says Principal Nick Radley, who facilitates these meetings.

Read more at the Helena IR.