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Nearly connected

Concrete is being poured this week outside the new connecting wing at Ekalaka Public Schools. The project is now in its final stages. Aside from the exterior concrete, the new building still needs...

 

New social studies teacher

Adam Miller spent a few grades during his elementary school years living in a small town of around 100 people, so he's experienced small town living before. When asked about his experience in Ekalaka...

 

Wesley Chapman

Wesley Chapman passed away peacefully at home on August 17, 2021 at the age of 82 from complications of PSP (Progressive Supranuclear Palsy). He was a resident of Ashland, Oregon for 51 years and a...

 

Hometown heroes selected as this year's parade marshals

Note: This year's theme for the Days of '85 parade on Sunday, August 15 is 'Hometown Heroes.' Parade organizers chose individuals from five different categories to represent all of the hometown...

 

Lyle Babb

Lyle Wallace Babb December 24, 1935 – July 2, 2021 A son, the first male child in the family for two generations, was born on December 24, 1935. He was named Lyle Wallace, born to Harry Babb and...

 

Kindles for kids

Last week during a field day at Ekalaka Elementary, local Masonic Lodge 120 donated a Kindle E-reader to four lucky students who enjoy reading. The Kindles for Kids program, sponsored by the Montana...

 

The places you'll go

Kindergarten students were honored with a short graduation ceremony on Tuesday outside of Ekalaka Elementary....

 

Field Day

Ekalaka Elementary students competed in various track and field events at the school on Tuesday....

 

School celebrates Arbor Day

On April 29th, Ekalaka Elementary students celebrated Arbor Day with an afternoon full of presentations and programs. The day's events were put together by fourth grade teacher Johanna Tooke....

 

Williams and Williams elected to school board

Votes were tallied Tuesday night for the recent school election. Unofficial results show that Lynn Williams and Tye B. Williams have been elected to fill three-year terms as trustees for Ekalaka...

 

School buying property next to Rowley Field

Ekalaka Elementary District #15 recently made an offer, which has been accepted, to buy a private property located at 228 Senator Street in Ekalaka. The property consists of Lots 4 & 5, Block 2...

 

Construction begins on connecting wing between schools

In February of last year, Ekalaka Elementary District #15 was selected for a $750,000 grant. The money, awarded by the Montana Department of Commerce Community Development Division, was granted "for...

 

Letter to the editor

Dear Editor, I wanted to take a minute and explain why I have decided to run for another term on the Ekalaka Public Schools School Board. Let me start by saying how thankful I am for the support and votes for the last nine years while I have been ser...

 
 Events   

Developmental screening, April 6

Ekalaka Public Schools will be hosting a developmental screening for children aged 0-5 years on Tuesday, April 6, from 12:30 to 4 p.m. in the elementary school gym. This screening will help parents gain information about their child’s development...

 

The importance of reading

Theodor Seuss Geisel was born on March 2nd, 1904. Widely known by his pen name, Dr. Seuss, the writer is recognized for his popular children's books. Dr. Seuss died in 1991. On March 2nd, 1998 the...

 

Betty Loken

Funeral services for Betty Loken, 90, of Ekalaka, were held November 6, 2020 at the Camp Crook Area Community Center, Camp Crook SD with Pastor Mike Smith officiating. Burial followed at Little...

 

New principal at Ekalaka Public Schools

A phone call out of the blue led Stephen Ely and his wife, Melissa, to Ekalaka for a visit earlier this summer. "We fell in love," the new principal at Ekalaka Public Schools told the Eagle. Mr. and...

 

'Ag in Color' drawing contest statewide winners

Earlier this spring, students from across Montana submitted entries to the 2020 Montana 'Ag in Color' design contest. The annual contest is hosted by the Montana Farm Bureau Federation. Normally, the...

 

Kindergarten enrollment

Parents of prospective kindergartners at Ekalaka Elementary should contact Lora Tauck at: [email protected] for more information. To enroll, parents will need to provide immunizations records...

 

Mid-Rivers Communications awards scholarships totaling $34,000

Mid-Rivers Communications is proud to announce the award of 31 Scholarships to students from the Cooperative’s service area. Six $1,500 scholarships were awarded to students planning to attend Dawson Community College or Miles Community College,...

 

Immediate family only for CCHS Graduation

The CCHS Class of 2020 will be having a graduation ceremony at Rowley Field next Saturday, May 16 at 4 p.m. Each graduate is allowed to bring immediate family members only, which includes siblings,...

 

COVID-19 threat has local impacts

As the coronavirus spreads throughout the world and country, the threat of the virus has made significant local impacts. Last Thursday, Montana Governor Steve Bullock declared a state of emergency....

 

District receives grant to connect elementary and high schools

School officials learned last week that Ekalaka Elementary District #15 was selected for a $750,000 grant. The money, awarded by the Montana Department of Commerce Community Development Division, is to be granted “for the construction of a...

 

School election nearing

Candidates have until March 26 to file for election to the school board this year. A mail ballot election will take place on Tuesday, May 5. The Unified Board of Trustees for Carter County High School and Ekalaka Elementary has four positions up for...

 

PUPS awards

First and second quarter Positive Upstanding Polite Students (PUPS) awards were given to deserving Ekalaka Elementary students last week. In addition to PUPS awards, students received honors for...

 

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