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From the monthly archives: March 2017

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'March 2017'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

Innovative School Planned for Post Falls

A private middle school is the next planned step for the former Crossroads dance studio on Highway 41 in Post Falls.

Alyssa Pukkila purchased the property and is planning to open Wired 2 Learn Academy this fall with up to 36 students. "The school will offer a unique environment focused on collaboration and communication in which teachers will act as learning coaches for students' growth in critical-thinking and problem-solving skills," Pukkila said.

She said learning will be project-based rather than in a traditional classroom setting. Students will not be separated by grade.

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March College, Careers, & Coffee

March's meeting included updates from North Idaho College's Career Services, Idaho Dept. of Labor "Reverse Job Fair," North Idaho Family Group, North Idaho STEM Charter Academy, Tesh, Inc., and more...

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Next meeting: April 4, 8:00 a.m.
Dept of Labor, Post Falls Office
600 N Thornton St.

APPLICATION DUE APRIL 1~ FREE Heavy Equipment Certification Training

"Idahoans could get a major boost in their industry credentials with the Heavy Equipment Operator School this summer.

The Idaho Transportation Department received a grant to put 20 North Idaho residents through the program, where attendees will gain 11 certifications including a flagger certification, a forklift certification and a Heavy Equipment Operator Certification that is recognized by the Inland Northwest Associated General Contractors of America."

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2017 Dr. Riggs Leadership Scholarship - $1,000 (x5)

Dr. Riggs Leadership Scholarship

Do you know of a graduating high school senior with great leadership experience? 

The Board Development Committee of The Kroc Center Advisory Board is accepting applications now through Friday, March 24 for a $1,000 Dr. Riggs Leadership Scholarship. Any student in Kootenai County can apply. Five students with significant leadership experience will be selected to receive the continuing education scholarship and will be recognized at the May 1 Inspiring Tomorrow's Leaders Event at The Kroc Center.

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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.

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Good News on the College Savings Front

"Since an annual tax deduction of up to $4,000 a year for individuals - $8,000 for married couples – was established in 2000 for contributions to Idaho’s IDeal college savings account program, tuition and fees at Idaho’s colleges and universities have gone up 189 percent, Rep. Caroline Nilsson Troy, R-Genesee, told the House today. So she’s proposing legislation to increase the tax deduction to up to $6,000 a year for individuals and $12,000 for married couples filing jointly."

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