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From the category archives: Events


October 3: Annual "All Things Senior" Event at Lake City High School

The annual "All Things Senior" event will be held at Lake City High School on Tuesday, October 3, 2017.


Representatives from over 2 dozen regional colleges plus the armed forces will be on hand to answer questions. 

In addition, the following workshops will be held during the evening:

  • College Admissions – Things to Know| Learn how to navigate the college admission process. Everything 
    you need to know about deadlines, requirements, essays, and more.
  • Financial Aid|  The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is one tool to help you cover tuition costs. Learn about how to complete the FAFSA and how schools utilize this information to package your financial award.
  • Scholarships|   Free money is only an essay away – learn where to find them, how to apply, and details on making your application stand out from the crowd.
  • Hiring Now|     Learn how to find a job in our local labor market as well as satisfying careers that require minimal to two years of training.
  • Senior Project| Learn about the requirements, rubric, and all the steps required to successfully complete your senior project. Teachers will be available to answer your specific questions.

"On-the-Spot" Education Grant available through CDA 2030

From Nicole Kahler, Project Manager | CDA 2030, Inc.

As a part of the Grow Your Mind: CDA 2030 Fourth Annual Celebration on July 20 (5:30-8:00 PM at Riverstone Park), CDA 2030 will be awarding The Coeur Group On-The-Spot grant for $1,500.

The grant is open to applicants in greater Coeur d’Alene who are committed to a bright future for greater Coeur d’Alene through the use of education and learning. Applications should showcase a proposal that will improve vitality and vibrancy of our region using education.

The grant is open to applicants in greater Coeur d’Alene who are committed to a bright future for greater Coeur d’Alene through the use of education and learning. Applications should showcase a proposal that will improve vitality and vibrancy of our region using education. Proposals may integrate a broad spectrum of education and training, promote educational programing, or encourage innovation and entrepreneurialism through education.  Creative proposals are encouraged.  Fast-track applications are due by July 12.

If you or someone you know has an invention, program, or project they’d like to share with the world, have them apply at

May 6: Swinging For Scholarships LCSC 8th Annual Golf Scramble

Lewis-Clark State College Coeur d'Alene Center is proud to host our 8th annual golf scramble to support our almost 500 Coeur d’Alene students. This fundraiser provides scholarships to local students in our community.

   Swinging For Scholarships LCSC 8th Annual Golf Scramble

May, 6, 2017

Avondale Golf Club

     10745 N Avondale Loop

     Hayden Lake, ID 83835

     Lunch and check-in open 11:30 am

    Shot gun start – 1:00 pm

Spaghetti Dinner and Raffle 6:00 pm ( individual dinner tickets also available for purchase)

Join us for a day of great fun, golf and a chance to win great prizes in our raffle.

Visit for more info.

October 25: Parent Involvement Night - CDA School District

The Coeur d'Alene School District and the Lake City Public Library are hosting a Parent Involvement night on October 25 at 6:15 p.m.


See attached flyer for full details.

Disco Inferno 2016 - Benefit for CDA School District 271 School Libraries

Disco Inferno 2016
The third annual benefit for Coeur d'Alene School District 271 school libraries.

There will be music, food, prizes, and a whole lot of dancing.
1970's disco attire is strongly encouraged.

Dinner and first drink included with ticket (attendees must be 21 or older).

Hosted by Coeur d'Alene Education Partnership

Free College Financial Planning Night


Please join us for a FREE Educational College Financial Planning workshop for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors and their

We’ll discuss the FAFSA form and all the information you need to maximize the financial aid you are eligible to receive! There are new FAFSA timelines that your family needs to be aware of! Even if your family is not eligible for need-based aid, we will cover the best strategies to pay for college on the most tax efficient basis, without putting a strain on the rest of your finances .

In this workshop, you will learn:

  • How to increase your tax deductions and tax credits.
  • How to pick colleges that will give you the best financial aid packages.
  • How to send your child to an expensive private university for less than a state school.
  • Which assets are taken into consideration when the U.S. Department of Education calculates your Family Contribution.
  • How to pay for college in a failing economy without relying on 529 plans, expensive private student loans or raiding your retirement accounts.
  • How to get ahead by developing a customized plan to meet all the college costs you will incur as a family.
  • How to lower your “out-of-pocket” costs and get the maximum amount of money from each school.


FREE TICKETS to Think Big Festival for High School & College Students

*** University of Idaho is providing FREE TICKETS ($225 Value) for the THINK BIG FESTIVAL for High School & College STUDENTS ***

From Innovation Collective:
"We are gearing up for the Think Big festival this August 26-27, and wow, is it going to be great! Drone racing, world class speakers, self driving cars and amazing people! Come join over one thousand others for the festival as we make an effort to empower our local communities.

We also have an incredible opportunity this year to provide a special offer to any high school or college student interested in attending the festival.

The University of Idaho has purchased tickets from Innovation Collective for the first 60 students that would like to attend the festival free of charge. This is an amazing opportunity for the future entrepreneurs in our community to attend the festival at no cost to them and be exposed to cutting edge technology being used today. Tell your kids, your nieces, nephews, neighbors, your barber and butcher that University of Idaho is paving the way for a great future!"


** Use the PROMO CODE ThankUofI for the free STUDENT tickets. **

North Idaho Summer Camps & Programs

The North Idaho Family Magazine published its annual list of summer camps & programs, including residential camps, day & week-long programs in North Idaho.

Pick up a copy of the North Idaho Family Magazine at the Kroc Center, Heritage Health, St. Vincent de Paul, United Way, or visit

EVENT - April 5: 8-in-6 "Advanced Opportunities" Information Night

From the Coeur d'Alene School District Web Calendar:


Middle school students and parents are invited to Canfield Middle School on Tuesday, April 5th at Canfield Middle School for “8-in-6 Information Night,” providing information about the State of Idaho’s suite of “Advanced Opportunities” for students to take online courses free of charge, test out of coursework, and possibly meet high school graduation requirements early.

Counselors from each middle school and high school will join Mike Nelson, Director of Curriculum and Assessment, to discuss course options, planning and information about each of the programs available to students in middle and high schools.

Our event begins at 6:00PM in the Media Center.

For initial information, please visit the district’s Advanced Opportunities page at our district website.


April 13, 2016 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Presentation & Book Signing

In an interactive, hands-on presentation, Author, Speaker, and Trainer, Stanley B. Lemons, talks with parents and students about the educational path from middle and high school to college. Mr. Lemons highlights critical steps for students to be successful in school and ultimately to earn their college degree.

The event is open to the public and will be at Lake City High School (6101 N. Ramsey Road in Coeur d'Alene)

Pre-register on the events page of your copy of the Expanding College Opportunity book an student workbook on the website. Order online today! A limited number of copies of the book and student workbook will be available for sale the night of the event, with scholarship opportunities for families who may need or want assistance covering the cost of the materials. 

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