Cherry Valley in the News
Articles related to our school in newspapers and journals.

Breaking Records at Polson High School
Cherry Valley students help break a world record.
by Emilie Richardson from the Lake County Leader

Helping Hands
Classmates, community get behind cancer patient
By Emilie Richardson from the Lake County Leader
Exchange student brings 'egg-citement' to first graders!
By Berl Tiskus from the "Valley Journal"
Monte pays a visit for Leap Day.
By Berl Tiskus from the "Valley Journal"
Cherry Valley Salutes Veterans
Honoring local veterans at Cherry Valley "service" assembly
By Berl Tiskus from the "Valley Journal"
Cultural Diversity Fair
Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.
By Berl Tiskus from the "Valley Journal"
Donation
Town Pump gives to Cherry Valley Elementary.
From the Lake County Leader
Kids and Power Tools
That combo was in full swing at Cherry Valley Elementary.
by Ali Bronson "Leader" Staff
Polson Recycles
Cherry Valley students recycle with the City of Polson
by Ali Bronson "Leader" Staff
Denise Juneau
Cherry Valley students greet OPI head Denise Juneau
by Berl Tiskus from the "Valley Journal"
Cute Christmas
Cherry Valley youngsters create music, art.
By Jenna Cederberg "Leader Editor"
School Supplies
First grade class sends school supplies to Afghanistan
By Mike Cast "Leader" Staff
Back to School
An anxious father's First day.
By Andrew Fish "Leader" Staff
Market Day
Cherry Valley students explore colorful art with a marketplace theme
by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
Puppy Love
Cherry Valley students get ready for Valentines Day.
By Sarah Leavenworth "Leader"
Happy Hippo Kids!
Cherry Valley kids have a holiday on Happy Hippo.
By Zach Urness "Leader" Staff
Back to the Books
New school year begins in Polson with reconfigured elementary schools and full-day kindergarten.
by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
Students Return to Reconfigured Schools
"
Ready or not, here I come!"
By Ethan Smith "Leader" Staff
Talent Show
Cherry Valley Talent Show keeps parents applauding.
by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
"Who We Are" Stories Through Art - Night of the Arts 2007
A wonderful night of arts and the unveiling of an amazing mural.
by Jim Blow from the "Valley Journal"
Behind the Burger!
Students sample the duties of a rancher and learn what it takes to bring home the beef. Story by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
New at the Coalition Office
Cherry Valley students add culture, color to Coalition Office.
By Ethan Smith "Leader" Staff
Students Prepare for Show
Cherry Valley students prepare for the upcoming "Who We Are" Stories Through Art Show
Story by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
Cherry Valley Walking Path Improvements
The walking path will soon boast new plants and play equipment.
By Ethan Smith "Leader" Staff
Special Needs Preschool
Polson's special needs preschool prepares children for kindergarten
Story by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
Jump Rope 2007
Leaping lads and lasses raise nearly $5,000 for American Heart Association.
Story by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
Celebration of Families Powwow
The 10th Annual Celebration of Families Powwow at Polson Middle School.
Story by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
Museum Visit
Cherry Valley students get a taste of the '20's at the Miracle of America Museum.
Story by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"and Nate Taylor "Leader" Staff
Cultivating a Cultural Bridge
Kootenai language program expands and connects kids in Polson.
Story by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
Native American Family Coalition holds Harvest Dinner
Linderman Indian parent group joins Cherry Valley group for dinner.
Story by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
Cherry Valley Students Raise Money for Fire Victims
A bake sale by fellow students raised $3?? for a 3rd Grade friend.
By Karen Peterson "Leader" Staff
Dwight Bill Billedeaux at Cherry Valley
SKC artist, sculptor teaches students tricks of the trade.
By Karen Peterson "Leader" Staff
Veteran's Day
Maury Mills, a Polson Veteran visits Cherry Valley School
Story by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
Kevin Red Star
American Indian artist Kevin Red Star inspires Polson Students
Story by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"

Pride in art: Kevin Red Star Visits Cherry Valley
Famed American Indian painter teaches students the power of putting their imagination on canvas.
By Vince Devlin of the Missoulian

Students, Artist Create Living Art - Big Medicine
Six hundred third and fourth grade students from schools on the Flathead Indian Reservation formed a living, temporary work of art.
By Karen Peterson "Leader" Staff , Jodi Rave of the "Missoulian"
& Mike Sprague from the Valley Journal
Cherry Valley Teacher is a "Star"
A star is shining at Cherry Valley elementary school, and her name is Joanie Bowen.
By Ethan Smith "Leader" Staff &
Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
Foster Grandparents
Foster grandparents offer invaluable service.
Story by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
Cherry Valley Opens New Walking Path
Cherry Valley School opened it's new walking path at Open House
By Ethan Smith "Leader" Staff
Cherry Valley students raise $17,000 for walking path
Cherry Valley Students raised more than $17,000 for walking path and art docent program.
By Nate Taylor "Leader" Staff
Red Tulips Remind Us...
Polson students admire the red tulips they planted to commemorate Red Ribbon Week.
Story by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year
Teresa Veltkamp is named Polson's "Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year"
By "Leader" Staff
Walking Path a Few Steps Closer
Cherry Valley's first annual Walk-a-Thon brings in funds for school walking path.
Story by Summer Goddard from the "Valley Journal"
Walk-a-Thon Takes in over $11,000
The First annual Walk-a-Thon was a huge success raising over $11,000
By John Stromnes from the Missoulian
First Annual Walk-a-Thon at Cherry Valley
Cherry Valley Students raise money in preparation for the first annual Walk-a-Thon.
By Nate Taylor "Leader" Staff
Celebration of Families Powwow 2006
Polson students and their families participate in this annaul event.
Story by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
Jump Rope for Heart 2006
Cherry Valley students help raise money for the American Heart Association
Story by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
Learning With Leonardo
Cherry Valley students prepare for a night of learning With Leonardo
Story by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
PPL Poster Winners
Cherry Valley students win PPL poster competition.
Story by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
Hand Washing
Cherry Valley Students learn the importance of hand washing to prevent disease.
Story by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
Sail Off and Read
Polson School District launches new Early Literacy program for new babies.
Story by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
Holiday Raffle
Students are excited for the Holiday Basket Raffle Drawing.
Story by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
Kidshare
Afterschool students share knowledge of Medieval Times
Story from the "Valley Journal"
Hugs That Heal
Foster grandparents offer encouragement to students while being loved and needed.
Story by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
Exchange Students Visit Cherry Valley
Polson High School exchange students offer a look at other cultures and customs
By Nate Taylor "Leader" Staff
Free Dictionaries
Marine Corps League distributes free dictionaries to third and fourth graders.
Story by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
Think Tank
Polson's program for gifted students focuses on frustrating them to reach their full potential..
Story by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
Reading is a Timeless Treasure Quilt
A handmade quilt will be sold to benefit the Polson Reads Together Program.
Story by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
Cupcakes for Katrina
Cherry Valley students raise money for victims of hurricane Katrina.
Story by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
Pop Art at Cherry Valley
Life is just a bowl of Cherry Valley pop art
Story by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
Show Stoppers
Cherry Valley Student Talent Show wows peers and parents.
Story by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
Healthy Options
SKC Nursing students offer healthy options for Cherry Valley students.
Story by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
Presidential Award for Cherry Valley Teacher
Local teacher, Julie Duford is tops in the state with Presidential award
By Ethan Smith "Leader" Staff
Cutest Pet Contest
Cutest pet contest raises $100 for the Mission Valley Animal Shelter
Story from the "Valley Journal"
Read Across Polson
Students from Cherry Valley, Linderman and the Middle School form a reading chain across Polson. Story by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
Hooked on Fishing
Cherry Valley students go ice fishing on Lake Mary Ronan
Story by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
Where the Wild Things Are!
Afterschool students perform for everyone's entertainment
Story by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
Chairy Works of Art on the Block at Auction Part 2
By John Stromnes of the Missoulian
Bake Sale for Tsunami Survivors
Cherry Valley students raise money to aid children who survived the Tsunami in South East Asia.
Story by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
The Chairs at Cherry Valley
Cherry Valley students paint chairs for the second year.
Story from the "Valley Journal"
Robotics at Cherry Valley
Gears and motors spark engineering interest for 4th grade students.
Story by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
Celebration of Families Powwow
Students and families came from across the reservation to participate in this annual event.
Story by Linda Sappington from the "Valley Journal"
Walk to Win Program
Cherry Valley students walk every Thursday before school to keep fit.
Story from the "Valley Journal"
Presidential Award for Julie Duford
Cherry Valley primary teacher Julie Duford has been nominated for the Presidential Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Math and Science. Story from "The Leader"
Scenes From Our Backyard
Cherry Valley students explore landscape art in their community
Story from Story from the "Valley Journal"
Science Olypiad
Cherry Valley students enjoy their first ever Science Olypiad! Story from "The Leader"
Artsy Finish
Art Docents encourage love of art at 'Chair-y' Valley Elementary Story from "The Leader"
Shoes on Parade
Cherry Valley students explore art on shoes! Story from "The Leader"
May Pole
Classes at Cherry Valley celebrate May Day Photos from "The Leader"
Title One Distinguished School
Cherry Valley is awarded Montana Title One Distinguished School Award from "The Leader"
McDonalds Night
Teachers team up with McDonalds to raise money for our climbing wall Photos from "The Leader"
America Reads at Cherry Valley
Learn about the America Reads Volunteer Reading Program Photos from "The Leader"
Cherry Valley Kindergarteners rewarded with kingcakes from New Orleans
Photos from "The Leader"
Illustrator Visits School
Jacqueline Rogers visits Cherry ValleyPhotos from "The Leader"
Dentist Visits School
Local dentist Dr. David Bull visits Cherry Valley for dental screening. Photos from "The Leader"
Cherry Valley's New Reader Board
Dedication of Cherry Valley's new reader board. Photos from "The Leader"
First Day of School
Photos from the first day of school at Cherry Valley Photos from "The Leader"
Teaching and Reaching Each Child as an Individual
An article appearing in "Northwest Education" the
Journal of the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, Portland, Oregon.
Teachers Notebook
An article written by Doug Crosby, first grade teacher at Cherry Valley for
"Northwest Education" the Journal of the
Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, Portland, Oregon.