Tuesday, August 23, 2022
As we enter the first full week of the new school year, we want to extend a warm welcome to you, our students, families and staff members! The 2022-2023 school year brings with it a renewed commitment to learning for all students in the Boise School District. What's that mean for your child? Watch the following video, which was shown to all District staff members, just before the school year began.
Boise School District's Welcome Back 2022-2023 Video
September 6, 2022 Boise School Board Election
Make your voice heard by voting in the 2022 Boise School Board Trustee Election on or before Tuesday, September 6, 2022.
What is Your Plan to Vote?
When: August 1 - August 26

Completed absentee ballot request forms must be received by the District by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 26, 2022.

Where: Absentee ballots can be returned to the District Services Center, 8169 W. Victory Rd., Boise by Sept. 6th at 8:00 p.m. Request an absentee ballot by completing the Absentee Ballot Request Form.
When: August 22 - September 2

Patrons may vote early at the District Services Center beginning Monday, August 22, 2022.

Where: District Services Center, 8169 W. Victory Rd., Boise. The District Services Center is open 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

For more information, contact: Sharon Mast, Clerk of the Board, 208-854-4123.
When: Election day is Tuesday, September 6, 2022. Polls are open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Where: You can vote at any polling location listed on the Trustee Election September 6, 2022 Polling Places document.
Visit the 2022 Trustee Election Information website to learn more, including candidate profiles, sample ballot and polling locations.  
Do You Love to Learn?
Fall Community Education Now Enrolling!
This Fall, Boise School District is excited to once again offer in-person Community Education classes, as well as online courses. Select from more than two hundred personal enrichment classes, including Active Aging, Arts, Culinary Arts, Music, Leisure, Pets, Dance, Fitness, Health & Welfare, Computers & Technology, Culture & History, Garden & The Great Outdoors, and much more!

Enroll today at

Borah Athlete Earns Bronze Medal in World Wrestling Championships
Aden Attao (pictured) recently competed in the 2022 U20 World Wrestling Championships held in Bulgaria.

The Borah High School Senior dominated his way onto the podium, winning the bronze medal at the US20 World Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria on Saturday, August 20, 2022. In his first World Tournament, Attao, only 17 years old, cruised past two-time age-group African champion Fekry Eissa of Egypt in his medal bout. The bronze for Attao gives the United States their 13th Junior World medal at heavyweight, as well as their fifth in nine years. 
USA’s newest U20 World bronze medalist, Aden Attao!
Interested in Athletics?
Boise School District has always been highly regarded for academic achievements. At the same time, we have always been considered a leader throughout Idaho and the Pacific Northwest in the area of athletics. Many of our programs have become models for other districts. Below are the try-out dates and first days of practice for the 2022-2023 athletics program. Please contact your school for more information.
Love Sports? Become A Certified Official!
Do you love sports and want to support our student-athletes? The Idaho High School Activities Association (IHSAA) certifies officials in the following sports: baseball, basketball, football, soccer, softball, track and field, volleyball and wrestling. All officials must be at least 16 years of age. To learn more, including how to register to become an IHSAA official, review How To Become an IHSAA Certified Official.

In addition, we are currently recruiting for basketball officials for the upcoming winter season. Review further details here.
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, including Special Education Paraprofessionals, Just for Kids Childcare Providers,Title I Tutors, IT Systems Analyst, School Support Assistants, Sign Language Interpreter, School Custodians, Grounds Technician/ Equipment Operator, HVAC Technician, Warehouse Delivery Driver and more . Review our current job postings and apply online.

In addition, are our outside contractors have job openings for crossing guards, bus drivers and bus monitors. Learn more....
College & Career Counselors In The News
Boise School District is proud to provide a comprehensive college and career counseling program to benefit our secondary students. Recently, along with a colleague from Boise State University, the College/Career Counselors from Boise School District's five high schools - Boise [David Chehey], Borah [Jenni Kimball], Frank Church [Katie Omercevic], and Timberline [Donna Decker] presented a well-received session -- "Both Sides of the Desk: Best Practices and Improvements in Navigating the Challenging Landscapes of Admissions" -- at the Pacific Northwest Association of College Admissions Counseling's annual conference on May 25th. 

Held at Carroll College in Helena, MT, Robbie Cupps [Capital, retired] was also honored for her many years of leadership and service to the profession, and Mr. Chehey presented an additional workshop -- "Be Here Now: Self-Care Strategies and Resources for Admissions Professionals."
Pictured L to R: David Chehey (Boise HS), Allyanna Wintermote (BSU), Donna Decker (Timberline), Katie Omercevic (Frank Church), and Jenni Kimball (formerly at Borah, now College and Career Advising Program Manager for the Office of the State Board of Education).
Not Feeling Well?
Follow Illness Procedure
Staying home when a person has symptoms of illness protects the school community by preventing the spread of illness and allows the person experiencing symptoms of illness the opportunity to rest and recover. If you're not feeling well, please follow the Boise School District Illness Procedure before entering any school or workplace.
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.

Affordable Connectivity Program
The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) provides eligible households with a discount on broadband service and connected devices. Learn more about the Affordable Connectivity Program.
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: 

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.
Dates of Interest
  • September 6: Boise School Board Election
  • September 12: Boise School Board Meeting, 6:00 p.m., District Services Center, 8169 W. Victory Rd. Meeting agenda to be posted online when available.
  • October 14: End of First Quarter - Elementary Pre K-6 No School
  • October 19: No School Pre K
  • October 20: No Pre K-6 Elementary Classes - Parent Conferences
  • Elementary evening conferences will be held Wednesday, October 19 & Thursday, October 20 until 7:30 p.m.
  • Junior high evening conferences will be held Wednesday, October 19 & Thursday, October 20, 4 -7 p.m.
  • High school evening conferences will be held Tuesday, October 18 & Wednesday, October 19, 4-7 p.m.
  • October 21: No School Pre K-12
  • November 21-25: Thanksgiving Holiday Break - No School Pre K-12
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