VVES a great place to work and share life:
Valley View Elementary School (VVES) is a busy
place with so many great students and
hard-working staff. At VVES we have students and
staff that go out of their way to hold doors,
pick up garbage on the campus, give an
encouraging word when needed, and are just
wonderful citizens to be around. By Principal Nathan Williams
Quite a lively winter at the Restorium:
Life here in the Restorium is full of activity.
We are blessed to have a staff who really cares
about us and who do much to make our lives
This winter has been so severe, but several
inside activities kept our folks busy so no one
got cabin fever too badly! Restorium
Mt. Hall names Citizens of the Month, honor rolls:
Mt. Hall's March Citizens of the Month are Rowdy Hull, Colton Turner,
Christi Pendergraft, Lillian Anderson, Jacob
Savage, Tory Baisden, Shayla
Ortiz, Mason Black, Brent Worley,
Emile Sheppard, Gia Roemer, Colten Black and
Brooklyn Hubbard. The Mt. Hall third quarter
Honor Roll is now out, with six students in the fourth and fifth
grades taking home perfect report cards.
Rotary, Explorers, track team tackle bleachers:
On Tuesday, April 4, the Rotary Club of Bonners
Ferry teamed up with Border Patrol Explorer Post
190 and the Bonners Ferry High School Track Team
to take care of a long needed project for the
Boundary County School District ... removal of
the old bleachers from Valley View Elementary,
which had been handed down from school to school
until they came to rest there years ago.
Four earn state FFA degrees:
The Bonners Ferry FFA Chapter had four members
get their State Degree at the Idaho FFA State
Leadership Conference this week in Twin Falls!
The State Degree is the highest degree awarded
at the state level. Congratulations Tucker Smith,
Tori Smith, Mary Fioravanti and Jesse Sandelin!
Networking is key to the future,
local scholar says: University of Idaho sophomore
Collin Stone sees networking as the key ingredient to a
successful future. Stone is majoring in agricultural education
and agribusiness in the College of Agricultural and Life
Sciences. He became
familiar with the university at a young age
through early networking.
Moyie Shrine presents Calam Divan $8,000:
At a recent visit by the Calam Divan, Moyie
Shrine Club President Richard Hollenbeck
presented an $8,000 check to Calam Potentate
Russ Graves for the Shriners’ Hospital in
Pam Copeland BCSD Employee of the Month:
Mrs. Pam Copeland has been a secretary within
Boundary County School District 101 for 18
years, 14 of them at Valley View Elementary
School. Anyone who has been in our school
understands that she is an integral part of the
success within the building.
Nathan Bowlby is Ag Baby 2017:
Congratulations go out to the Bowlby family!
Little Nathan Cordale Bowlby, our Boundary
County Farm Bureau 2017 Ag Baby, was born on
March 24. Mom Jennifer and
dad Corey were presented with a gift basket donated by
Farm Bureau and local businesses.
Merrill and Betty to celebrate 70th anniversary:
Merrill Marcy and Betty Patterson were married
March 30, 1947, in Naples, Idaho. Friends and
family are invited to attend an Open House in
celebration of their 70th wedding anniversary at
the Chic-N-Chop Restaurant in Bonners Ferry
between 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday, April 1. Bring no
gifts, but be prepared to share stories of their many years
Garrek Dlug earns pilot's wings:
Garrek Dlug, 17, is Bonners Ferry’s newest
private pilot. Garrek started training for his
license last year through an Experimental
Aircraft Association (EAA) Ground School
After successfully completing his ground school
course at Northern Air, Inc. and passing the FAA
exam, Garrek was awarded a flight training
Ryne Rae is Badger awesome!
This week’s Badger Awesome Student of the Week
is Ryne Rae! Ryne is a junior at Bonners Ferry
High School in Mr. Tyler Warner’s U.S. History
"Ryne is an exceptional student who strives to
reach every challenge in front of him," Warner said.
Three county residents graduate U of I:
The University of Idaho has announced its
graduates for the fall 2016 semester, and three
of them are from Boundary County.
Court of Honor set for Eric Layeux:
Eric Layeux, the son of Chris and Dr. Susan
Layeux, Moyie Springs, will be recognized at a
Court of Honor ceremony at United Methodist
Church in Bonners Ferry at 6:30 p.m. Monday,
March 13, after he attained the highest
advancement award the Boy Scouts of America
offers, the Eagle Scout Award.
Freshmen team up as BFHS Students of the Week:
The Bonners Ferry High School co-students of the
week this week bring energy and effort to the
building in general, and their Advanced Fitness
class in particular. Abigail Gorton and Serenity
Fahey light up Mr. Ed DePriest’s third period
class with their smiles and positive attitudes.
NIC Dean's List students named:
North Idaho College recently announced its
Dean’s List for fall semester 2016, including 10
from Boundary County. Students
eligible for the NIC Dean’s List must be
enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits and obtain a
grade point average of 3.75 or above.
Mt. Hall names February Students of the Month: Mt. Hall Elementary's
February Citizens of the month are Celynn Chaney, Hailey Dickson,
Colin Fairchild, Emma Whetstone, Alison
Williams, Riley Thompson, Reya Riverman, Cole Camburn, Jeremiah
Becker, Gabriel Warren, Curtis
Blackmore, Tyson Dickson, Nevaeh Murphy, Bristol Hill, Kendalin
Dorhofer and Andrew Sundstrom.
Sara Anderson is BCSD Employee of the Month:
Sara Anderson is starting to make her name known
at Boundary County Middle School. Ask just about
any seventh grader who their favorite teacher is
and they are likely to respond, Mrs. Anderson.
You might hear parents say the same thing.
Word to your mother, Grace:
Bonners Ferry High School art educator Josh
Knaggs recently decided to take a moment to
recognize the actions and attitude of one of his
students, Grace Detherow. "I have had the
absolute pleasure of having Ms. Detherow in my art classes for
the past three years," he said.
Hospital Auxiliary pie sale a big success:
Thank you to everyone who donated or purchased
pies at the famous Hospital Auxiliary Pie Sale
on Thursday, February 16. The 50 pies and cakes
were sold out by Noon and the Auxiliary raised
Mt. Hall names Citizens of the Month:
Congratulations to Alison Williams and Riley Thompson, this
month's Citizens of the Month at Mt. Hall Elementary!
BCH welcomes nurse Janet Lukehart:
Boundary Community Hospital bids you to help welcome Family
Nurse Practitioner Janet Lukehart to Boundary Community Clinics.
Now that they have three providers, the Primary Care Clinic will
start seeing patients Monday through Friday starting Monday,
Darrelyn Rose is Artist of the Month:
Local artist Darrelyn Rose is the Boundary
County Artist Association’s Artist of the Month
of February. Her work will be on display in the
Mountain West Bank lobby from February 13 to
Halleman joins staff at BF Family Medicine:
Bonners Ferry Family Medicine, 6488 Chinook
Street, Bonners Ferry, is honored to have
Haley Halleman join the practice. Haley is a
certified Physician Assistant, licensed in Idaho as well as
Host families needed:
Two more foreign exchange student host families
are needed for the 2017-2018 school year.
Melior wins BCMS Geographic Bee:
Boundary County Middle School eighth grader
Emmet Melior won the school competition of the
National Geographic Bee on January 26, along
with a chance to win a $50,000 college
scholarship. The Idaho school champions,
including Melior, will take a qualifying test,
with the 100 top scorers being eligible to
compete in the State Bee on March 31.