What's Happening in Boise Schools
In his latest Data Points blog post, Boise School District Superintendent Dr. Don Coberly takes a closer look at the new "proposed" funding formula for Idaho's public schools.
You are invited to register online NOW for Winter Community Education classes. We are excited to offer you more than 320 personal enrichment courses, many of them brand new and exciting. We offer classes for all ages. The Winter 2019 session runs Tuesday, January 22 through Thursday, March 14, 2019.
Hurry, courses fill quickly!
Aaron Olswanger , girls cross country coach, Boise High School, has been selected to receive the 2018 Idaho State Girls Cross Country Coach of the Year Award. Coach Olswanger's athletes were City/District/State Champs, finished 10th nationally and won several prestigious meets

Rene Alvarez Makela graduated from Boise High School in 1996 where he attended as an International Exchange Student. Today, he is a successful Spanish artist who lives and works in Palma de Mallorca in Spain. His works of art have earned international acclaim by the likes of Pope Francis and he's sold his paintings worldwide, including to NFL Quaterback Cam Newton.
2019 Health Professions EXPO
Attention, District junior & senior high students: Do you want to learn more about the hottest growing jobs? Then be sure to attend the 2019 Health Professions Expo on Wednesday, January 23, 2019. That’s when you’ll learn from nurses, emergency personnel, veterinarians, doctors, radiologists, medical school students, university representatives and more about what it takes to successfully pursue a career in health care.
2019 High School Graduation Dates
Taco Bell Arena, 7:00 p.m.

Boise High, May 21, 2019
Borah High, May 22, 2019
Capital High, May 23, 2019
Timberline High, May 20, 2019

Parent Math Nights
Informational math nights will be held for 5th grade parents in January 2019 to help them make informed decisions about what math option is best for their student.
District Supports Boise Kind
Boise School District is joining with the City of Boise and other community leaders and organizations in support of a new initiative to promote kindness in our community. A culture of kindness, respect & dignity is not new to Boise, nor to our schools.
  • In Boise's two pre-K programs at Hawthorne and Whitney, students achieve excellent kindergarten readiness scores, with more than 80% prepared for kindergarten compared with 65% district-wide.
  • Career and Technical Education is flourishing in the District, with 19 programs available, including new ones in the areas of Plumbing, Electrical and Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC).
  • All four of our comprehensive high schols have been recognized for 10 straight years as among the nation's Most Challenging High Schools by the Washington Post.
When winter weather strikes, Boise School District has a plan to keep our students and staff safe. Learn more about the District's Winter Weather Procedures or watch the adjacent video. Sign-up for emergency text messaging .
Are you concerned about someone’s behavior and the danger they may present to your child’s school? The following video explains how you can report suspicious activity anonymously. 
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Dan Hollar 
Public Affairs Administrator 
Boise School District 
(208) 854-4064 
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