Twenty-one students from around the county converged at the Madison County Administrative building in Virginia City for the county-wide spelling bee. Sheridan eighth grader Rachel Zielinski repeated as champion during the Feb. 27 competition, correctly spelling “yacht” and “caribou” in the final rounds of play.
Sheridan Schools is very pleased to announce the Students of the Month for January. Students are chosen by faculty and staff members based on the following criteria: citizenship, leadership and academic attitude.
BOZEMAN -- Montana State University awarded 749 undergraduate degrees during its 2017 fall commencement ceremonies on Dec. 16. Among the graduates are five Madison County residents.
The Sheridan FCCLA Chapter was awarded a Vision Zero grant from the Montana Department of Transportation, Ford Driving Skills and Montana FCCLA to plan and conduct a project to encourage safer driving in Montana. Members carried out several projects which included a resource fair for all those in grades 7-12.
Sheridan School students enjoy healthy food that they prepared in a FCCLA nutrition and fitness class at the school. (Photo submitted by Roxanne Shammel)
Congratulations to Ennis School fifth grader Aalyia Howard, who won the school spelling bee on Feb. 18. (Submitted photo)
ALDER – Following suit with most other Madison County Schools, the Alder School Board voted to have the Madison County Clerk and Recorder’s Office handle their upcoming school election. Chair Kaycee Gilman reported the school board voted unanimously Feb. 15 to hand over the school election to the county.
Softball is officially a go after the Ennis School Board voted to allow a program on a two-year trial basis. After several motions and amended motions, the board voted to allow a softball program, contingent on raising $30,000 in startup costs by June 30, with a program evaluation after each season.
Renewable energy was the main topic of discussion during the Sheridan School Board meeting Feb. 13. The board is considering integrating solar power at the elementary school building.
Sheridan School held a Science Fair on Feb. 7 and winning students will move on to represent the school at the Regional Science Fair to be held at Montana Tech on March 8.