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 By Sigrid Olson    News    November 28, 2019

Go ride a bike

POTOMAC - Around the school block and past the horse and cattle pastures Potomac School students rode skateboards, bikes, rollerblades, scooters, a pogo stick, walked, ran and hopped their way through...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    November 7, 2019

Fall traditions bring out Halloween fashions

POTOMAC - Potomac children celebrated fall and Halloween by dressing up and attending the second annual Fall Carnival and the annual Parade of Costumes. The Fall Carnival Friday, Oct. 25 was held at...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    October 24, 2019

Potomac School welcomes new junior high teacher

POTOMAC - Jessica Van Kerkhove is a new junior high social studies and intervention teacher for Potomac School. She looks forward to working with all the students and staff and getting to know the...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    October 24, 2019

Potomac flag football team has successful season

POTOMAC – With 16 Pioneers on the team this year, Potomac School's Flag Football team came away with nine wins and two losses. "This was a great year for Potomac flag football," said head coach...

 

The old firefighting days – Stories from Potomac

POTOMAC - As summer’s dry heat wanes into cooler damp weather, fire season comes to an end. Some Potomac residents took time this year to openly reflect on past fire seasons and their firefighting experiences. They shared stories of fighting fires...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    August 15, 2019

4H, not just about the show

MISSOULA - The 4H year is a journey for all members, especially when something happens to the project animal. Owning livestock provides opportunity for responsibility but sometimes things happen that...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    July 11, 2019

Warriors from Potomac set inspirational pace

MISSOULA – Six "Potomac Warriors" walked and ran strong during the Missoula Half Marathon June 29. The 13.1-mile race began at The Peak off Highway 93 and finished on Higgins Street in Missoula in...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    July 4, 2019

Blackfoot Rendezvous breakin' records, havin' fun in the sun

POTOMAC - The second annual Blackfoot Rendezvous was a screaming success according to the Explorers Parent Group that hosted the event. "We made more than $4,000 this year, thanks to our generous cash...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    July 4, 2019

Potomac School updates for next school year

POTOMAC - Potomac School is ready for 2019-2020 school year with rearranged staff positions, new staff coming on and updates to the school facilities. Security measures remain in place with security cameras and door buzzers to control who enters the...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    June 20, 2019

Potomac students take the next step forward

POTOMAC - Memories and laughter partnered with smiles the evening of Potomac School's kindergarten and eighth grade graduation June 12 at the Potomac Greenough Community Center. More than 120 people...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    April 25, 2019

Potomac students participate in county and statewide bees

Potomac School eighth grader Connor Bush and seventh grader Lauren Nordberg recently competed in the Missoula County Orthography Bee and state Geography Bee. Both received a certificate of...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    April 4, 2019

Fallen antlers are spring treasures

With the weather starting to warm up, south slopes are baring off and outdoor enthusiasts can be found searching for newly dropped antlers. Shed hunting for these treasures is growing in popularity. M...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    March 28, 2019

Potomac Pioneer girls bring strength to the court

POTOMAC - "One of the greatest strengths that I saw was the support the girls gave to each other continually through the whole season," said Potomac Pioneers Head Coach Christi Taillefer about the...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    March 21, 2019

Blackfoot Peacemakers quilting the fabric of life

POTOMAC - For the last 24 years Potomac ladies have been getting together and creating quilts. Some of the quilts are donated to hospice, raffles, families in need, Potomac Bingo night, the...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    February 28, 2019

Burn permits Potomac style

POTOMAC - The partnership between the Greenough/Potomac Volunteer Fire Department (GPVFD) and the Potomac Valley 4-H Club was a continued success Feb. 23 at the annual Pancakes and Permits event in Po...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    February 7, 2019

Pioneers unstumped by bees

POTOMAC - Potomac School hosted their annual geography bee Jan. 23 and spelling bees Jan. 28 and 30. The bees have been part of Potomac School tradition for more than 15 years. The geography bee is...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    January 31, 2019

Gold star for Potomac teacher

POTOMAC - Terri Klein, the first grade teacher at Potomac School, was awarded the Gold Star Award for December 2018. KECI has sponsored the award for 27 years. It recognizes excellence in education....

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    January 24, 2019

Potomac horse found after 50 days

POTOMAC - Dinkelman, a 16-year-old gelding quarter horse, got lost around Thanksgiving during hunting season on the north side of Potomac. Local snowmobiler and hunter Jeff Hahn found him on Jan. 11 a...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    January 17, 2019

Potomac Dodgeball coming soon

POTOMAC - A double elimination Dodgeball Tournament will be held at the Potomac/Greenough Community Center Feb. 2 starting at 10 a.m.  This event is a fundraiser to help the Potomac eighth grade...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    January 3, 2019

Potomac offers new preschool program

POTOMAC - Potomac School is offering a preschool program this year. Jodi Hausmann teaches the Potomac Early Learning Program in the Potomac School Library and History Center. The preschool program is...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    December 27, 2018

Pioneers ring in the holiday season

POTOMAC - The 2018 Potomac School Holiday Program Dec. 19 brought more than 200 people to the Potomac Greenough Community Center including students, their families, community members, teachers and...

 

Thank you volunteers

Thank you Greenough/Potomac QRU and all Emergency Responders: Our Greenough/Potomac Volunteer Fire Department (GPVFD) and Quick Response Unit (QRU) volunteers are always available for their community. They deserve high five, thumbs up, pat on the...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    December 13, 2018

Potomac Christmas shopping fun

POTOMAC - Potomac hosted its second annual Craft Show Dec. 8 at the Potomac Greenough Community Center. Crafts at the event included wreaths, fudge, scarves and hats, wine holders, knives, canned...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    November 29, 2018

Beetles with a view

Ladybugs are not 'bugs' but actually beetles in the order Coleoptera and swarm on or around mountain peaks. Common species in the Blackfoot Watershed include the convergent lady beetle, Hippodamia...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    November 15, 2018

Bike-a-Thon raises over $6,325

POTOMAC - Bikers, walkers, runners and scooters bundled up for Potomac School's annual Bike-a-Thon Oct. 17. More than 90 students, teachers and parents and siblings participated in the all-day event....

 

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