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By Andi Bourne

Four-plus Day School Week Improves Grades and Attendance


SEELEY LAKE – Attendance and grades at Seeley-Swan High School (SSHS) have shown significant improvement at the one-year anniversary of the four- day school week with the half day of enhancement on Fridays. SSHS Principal Dr. Kathleen Pecora is pleased with the data as was the Missoula County Public School (MCPS) Board of Trustees at their Oct. 11 meeting.

At one of the parents’ meetings to discuss the 4+ day school week in the spring of 2015, teacher Mary Stone said, “Our goal is still two-fold: to increase attendance and provide additional intervention time [Friday half-day to work...

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