MTPR

Hatton Littman

Extremely unhealthy air has prompted the health department to recommend that people should leave Seeley Lake, or at least try to sleep somewhere else. This view of the smoke from Seeley Lake was captured on the afternoon of August 10, 2017.
Eric Whitney

Classes for Seeley Swan High School in Seeley Lake are being relocated about 20 miles away to The Resort at Paws up next week. Seeley Swan High is currently part of a mandatory evacuation zone for the Rice Ridge Fire.

MTPR’s Eric Whitney spoke with Missoula County Public Schools Communications Director Hatton Littman earlier today.

Three Montana cities have passed school bonds for construction, including a $125 million bond in Bozeman to build a new high school and remodel the current one.

MCPS

Missoula County Public School officials have suspended Sentinel High School principal Tom Blakely and Vice Principal Libby Oliver.

The unusual move comes barely a full week into the start of the 2014 school year.

Edward O'Brien spoke with M-C-P-S spokeswoman Hatton Littman to find out more.
 

Paxon Elementary School in Missoula
Missoula County Public Schools

It'll sound like something terrible is happening inside a Missoula elementary school tomorrow, June 13th, but rest assured; it's all staged and meant to train teachers and staff for a worst-case scenario.
     Missoula County Public Schools continues the district's Active Resistance Training from 8:00 a-m to 5:00 p-m at Paxson Elementary on the corner of Higgins and Evans Avenues.