Project for Alternative Learning http://mtpr.org en Helena alternative high school students combine science, English studies with wilderness survival http://mtpr.org/post/helena-alternative-high-school-students-combine-science-english-studies-wilderness-survival <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tug of War.</span></p><p>Boys vs. Girls.</p><p>A rope made of grass.</p><p>That was the scene Thursday afternoon on a 21-acre parcel of riparian land near the town of Cardwell.</p><p>About a dozen teenagers at Helena’s alternative high school have been spending four hours of almost every school day outside, combining wilderness survival skills with elements of their science and English studies.</p> Sat, 14 Sep 2013 21:37:14 +0000 Dan Boyce 8306 at http://mtpr.org Helena alternative high school students combine science, English studies with wilderness survival Helena's alternative High School adjusting to classes in former office building http://mtpr.org/post/helenas-alternative-high-school-adjusting-classes-former-office-building <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Helena’s alternative High School is adjusting to the new school-year in a new, make-shift facility; a result of shuffling around students last spring when Central Elementary closed due to structural concerns.</span></p><p>The Project for Alternative Learning, or PAL, had been housed at a former elementary school when Central abruptly closed last March. Seismic tests determined it wasn’t earthquake safe. The Helena School District decided the most sensible place to relocate Central’s kids was P.A.L.’s elementary building.</p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 03:17:02 +0000 Dan Boyce 7833 at http://mtpr.org Helena's alternative High School adjusting to classes in former office building