Thursday, February 17, 2022
Save the Date: Thursday, March 3rd Kindergarten Registration/Open House
Boise School District will provide free, full-day kindergarten district-wide beginning the 2022-2023 school year. On Thursday, March 3rd, 2022, each elementary school in the District will hold Kindergarten Registration/Open House from approximately 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for incoming kindergarten students.  Check your neighborhood school's website for specifics.

Kindergarten Registration is an exciting time and one that is sure to benefit you and your child. 
  • Meet teachers and staff at your child's school
  • Learn how to prepare your child for full-day kindergarten
  • Receive a free Kindergarten Readiness Packet
  • Explore exciting summer learning opportunities
Check your neighborhood school's website for exact Kindergarten Registration/Open House times.
Full-Day Kindergarten Webinar
Watch the following Full-Day Kindergarten Webinar to learn more about the benefits of Boise School District's Full-Day Kindergarten program and hear answers to commonly asked questions.
Schools Uniting Neighborhoods - Take a Virtual Tour
As a parent, your process of selecting the best school for your child(ren) is important, and we know that. Virtually walking the halls, witnessing those valuable teaching/learning moments, and feeling that sense of safety and home should be an easy and rewarding part of the process.

Let us help with that!

Select a video below to see firsthand how Boise School District challenges and engages our community’s young minds through excellent curriculum and highly-qualified, passionate teachers, regardless of grade or specific school location. Want to tour a specific school in-person? Schedule that here.
Elementary School Virtual Tour
Junior High School Virtual Tour
High School Virtual Tour
Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten?
The Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children (IDAEYC) offers the following free workshops to prepare children, birth to age five, for school success. READY! for Kindergarten and Boise School District's Community Schools are partnering to bring free parent education workshops for families with children ages 0-5. Space is limited! Sign-up today!
The workshops will be held at the following elementary schools: Koelsch, Morley Nelson, Whitney and Whittier. You do not have to have children at those schools in order to attend. 
Kindness Matters: Longfellow Challenge Benefits Madison Students
Students from Longfellow Elementary School joined nearly 17 million youth in 115 countries in The Great Kindness Challenge from January
24-28, 2022. Longfellow's big kindness project was adopting Madison Early Learning Center, a special education school in our district that helps preschool-aged children. Watch the following video to learn more.
Riverside Elementary Girls Win City Basketball Championship
The Riverside Elementary School 5th and 6th grade girls won the city championship on Friday, February 11, 2022 by a score of 33 to 13 against Trail Wind Elementary School.
The Riverside Elementary School 5th & 6th Grade Girls Basketball team coached by Jason Shanks and Julie Schroeder, PE Teacher, Riverside.
2021-2022 Winter Academic State Champions
The Idaho High School Activities Association is pleased to announce the 2021-22 winter sports/activities Academic State Champions. This award, sponsored by the Idaho Army National Guard, is presented to the varsity team in each classification that achieves the highest cumulative grade point average. The IHSAA congratulates the following Boise School District student-athletes for their outstanding academic achievement and commitment to excellence through athletics and activities.
Timberline High School
Girls Varsity Basketball Team
GPA 3.844
Timberline High School
Boys Varsity Basketball Team
GPA 3.885
Boise School District 2017 Bond Progress
On March 14, 2017, voters in the Boise School District overwhelmingly approved a $172.5 million dollar bond election. Slated to run through 2027, the bond will fund major construction projects across the entire district. Five years in, nearly 80% of the projected work has been completed by more than 300 architects, construction firms and sub-contractors. Thanks to Boise voters, our teachers, students and families will reap the rewards of this investment for years to come. Watch the following video to learn more.
Boise School District 2017 Bond Progress Video
Now Accepting Applications:
Treasure Valley Mathematics & Science Center
Boise School District’s nationally-recognized Treasure Valley Mathematics & Science Center is currently accepting applications for the 2022-2023 school year. 

Apply Today!

  • To sign-up for screening, and apply for the 2022-2023 school year, please complete the 2022-2023 TVMSC Application  
  • Applications are due Friday, February 18, 2022 
  • In-district students will be screened at their neighborhood schools
  • Out-of-district students will be screened on 2/25/2022 at TVMSC at 10:00 a.m.
  • Review the TVMSC Information and Application Process for more information 
  • Questions? Please feel free to email [email protected] or call at 208-854-6803


  • TVMSC is a magnet school that is offered to interested public, private and home-schooled students in Southwest Idaho 
  • TVMSC is a unique learning community offering a seamless, integrated progression of challenging mathematics, science, research and technology courses for high potential students in multi-age cohorts from 7th through 12th grades  
  • TVMSC’s compacting and integration across subject areas enables content to be covered in greater depth and complexity  
  • TVMSC focuses on student-centered/inquiry-based instruction to create a rich and engaging learning environment
Now Enrolling: Winter Community Education
Never stop learning! This Winter, Boise School District is excited to once again offer in-person Community Education classes, as well as online courses. Choose from more than 200 Community Education personal enrichment classes. Online registration is going on now!
Students Compete in Invent Idaho Competition
For the fifth year in a row, Boise School District students are competing in the Invent Idaho Competition. A total of 60 District students competed in this year's competition. Watch the following video to learn more.
District Educators Recognized
The following Boise School District educators have been recognized for their accomplishments in the classroom and being awarded the State of Idaho Music Educator of the Year awards. Because of the pandemic preventing holding an All-State Music Educators Conference last year, this year both last year's and this year's awards were presented.
2020-21 Idaho Music Educator of the Year Award
Meghan Fay Olswanger
 Band Director
Boise High School
2020-21 Idaho Young Music Educator of the Year Award
Amanda Flory
Band Director
Les Bois Junior High School
2021-22 Idaho Young Music Educator of the Year Award Drew Flory
Washington, Taft, Lowell, and Whittier Elementary Schools
Band Director
Pictured left to right: Aaron Marshall Idaho Music Educators Association President;
Kathy Stefani 2021-2022 Idaho Music Educator of the Year; Meghan Fay Olswanger 2020-2021 Idaho Music Educator of the Year; Amanda Flory 2020-2021 Idaho Young Music Educator of the Year; Drew Flory 2021-2022 Idaho Young Music Educator of the Year; and Dusty Molyneuax National Association for Music Education All-Northwest Division President.
Gifts. Passions. Dreams. Possibilities.

Boise School District's Everything's Possible movement shares the dreams, aspirations and experiences of our students and teachers. As a parent, you see your child’s potential. And we see it, too. Everything’s possible.

Come Serve With Us

Do you want to make a positive difference in a student's life? Currently, Boise School District has a number of open positions. Review our current job postings and apply online.
Emergency Broadband Benefit
Emergency Broadband Benefit: The Emergency Broadband Benefit is an FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible households can access the Emergency Broadband Benefit that provides a discount up to $50 per month toward broadband service. Learn more about the Emergency Broadband Benefit
Student Device Monitoring 

A reminder to parents that Boise School District provides parents/guardians with the ability to monitor your student’s activity on their District-assigned digital device via the GoGuardian Parent App: 

Updated Health & Safety Plan
The Boise School Board has approved an updated Health & Safety Plan that, among other things, makes masks optional but not immediately. Implementation of the plan will be based on the following criteria, which, if met, means the plan will go into effect on Monday, March 28, 2022, the first day back from Spring Break:

  • Community transmission of infectious disease
  • Spread of infectious disease in our schools
  • Operational impact of employee & student absenteeism
  • Input from health care professionals
COVID-19 Vaccine & Testing Information
Boise School District is committed to our COVID-19 Response Plan to ensure we are able to continue to provide five-day-a-week in-person learning. Our COVID-19 Resources and Information website is regularly updated with important information, including a list of vaccine providers for adults and children, COVID-19 testing resources, required mitigation strategies, new quarantine and isolation guidance from CDC and CDH, and positive and presumed positive case data.
Keep In Contact
Parents - Sign-Up for Emergency Text Messaging: The Boise School District offers emergency text messaging for parents/guardians. Learn more and sign-up.

Non-Parents - Mobile App Available: Boise School District has a mobile app to improve communication to you. The app offers emergency alerts and is available in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.
Spring High School Graduation Dates
ExtraMile Arena, 7:00 p.m.
(unless otherwise noted)

  • May 19: Frank Church High School (graduation ceremony to held at the school; time to be announced)
  • May 23, 2022, Capital High School
  • May 24, 2022, Timberline High School
  • May 25, 2022, STEP Program (graduation ceremony to be held at South Junior High auditorium; time to be announced)
  • May 25, 2022, Boise High School
  • May 26, 2022, Borah High School

*Spring 2022 graduation ceremonies for Frank Church High School and Boise Online Secondary School will be announced at a later date.
Dates of Interest
  • February 18: No School Pre K-12
  • February 21: Presidents' Day - No School Pre K-12
  • March 3: Kindergarten Registration, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. @ neighborhood elementary schools
  • March 18: End of Third Quarter - Early Release K-6, No School Pre K
  • March 21-25: Spring Break - No School Pre K-12
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