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Old ParkCenter Mall to House Boise Charter School

By Bill Roberts From The Idaho Statesman July 21, 2014 Sage International School of Boise will start classes next month with hundreds of students in a new home: 31,000 square feet of the former ParkCenter Mall in Southeast Boise. The 5-year-old school is leasing part of the building at 415 E. ParkCenter Blvd. to stretch more »

Idaho Arts Charter School Awarded High Honors

By Cindy Omlin From Northwest Professional Educators July 17, 2014 Congratulations to Idaho Arts Charter School for its continued achievements.  The Arts Schools Network (ASN), has awarded The Arts Innovation Award to the school and its Electric Rock Orchestra for “breaking the mold” in using arts in teaching academics, and for making a positive difference in the students’ lives and more »

Amazing Math Achievement at Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy

From Northwest Professional Educators Newsletter July 8, 2014 Congratulations to the teachers and students at Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy which was founded by NWPE Board President, Dr. Bill Proser. Idaho Education Trends reports that 99 percent of the students at the Academy were proficient or advanced in the math section of the ISAT in the 2012-13 school more »

Charter Students Led to Excel at Mars Rover Competition

By Cindy Omlin From Northwest Professional Educators July 3, 2014 Congratulations to NWPE members Darlene Frates and Beth Brubaker at North Idaho STEM Charter Academy who led their students to capture seven of 11 awards at the Idaho TECH Mars Rover Challenge held at the University of Idaho on May 2!  Student teams from grades more »

Forrest M. Bird Receives $300K Grant

By Cameron Rasmusson From Bonner County Daily Bee July 3, 2014 SANDPOINT — A $317,515 grant from the Idaho State Department of Education is set to transform the Forrest M. Bird Charter School’s technology department. School and state officials announced earlier this week that the charter school received the grant to implement a host of more »

Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy Grads Awarded Scholarships

From the Coeur d’Alene Press June 26, 2014 EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second story on Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy students earning scholarships. Other students’ achievements ran in the June 19 Press. Students in Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy’s Class of 2014 were awarded the following scholarships: Leif Fredericks, Charter’s valedictorian who plans to attend Princeton more »

Idaho Charter Wins Arts Schools Network’s 2014-2015 Award

From PR Web June 20, 2014 Arts Schools Network’s 2014-2015 Award Winners honor ASN member schools and individuals, as well as their communities, for their commitment to and demonstration of excellence in arts education. The Arts Innovation Award goes to the Idaho Arts Charter School and its Electric Rock Orchestra in Nampa, ID, for “breaking more »

99 Schools Seek Tech Pilot Grants

By Kevin Richert From Idaho Education News June 12, 2014 For year two, Idaho’s technology pilot grants are a hotter ticket than ever. Ninety-nine schools have submitted bids for a share of $3 million in grants. Bids totaled $26,074,657.89, the State Department of Education said Thursday. Wednesday was the application deadline. This is the second year more »

Online Students Prepare for Graduation

By Clark Corbin From Idaho Education News June 3, 2014 Bethany Williford will meet many of her classmates and teachers for the first time when she graduates Wednesday in Nampa. For Bethany, the online environment allowed her to thrive. She was able to work at her church during the day and attend classes and study more »

Local Idaho Virtual Academy Students Graduate Today!

From The Post Register By Kirsten Johnson May 30, 2014 At least 25 cap-and-gown clad Idaho Falls area students — many meeting in-person for the first time — will graduate today from the Idaho Virtual Academy. The commencement ceremony begins at 6 p.m. in the Hillcrest High School auditorium. Statewide, about 160 students are graduating more »
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