Category Archives: Education

Reiff appointed to school board; GFPS piloting arts programs; District concerned about teacher shortage

Nathan Reiff was appointed to the school board during their July 19 meeting to fill the vacancy created by the unexpected death of former chairman Jan Cahill. A board committee met last week to interview the two applicants for the vacancy and unanimously recommended that Reiff be appointed. The full board voted unanimously to appoint Reiff to the board. He

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GFPS monitoring COVID to make plans for upcoming school year

The Great Falls Public Schools district is continuing to monitor the COVID-19 situation as the next school year approaches. Superintendent Tom Moore told the school board during their July 19 meeting that he’s been getting lots of questions about the plan for the 2021-2022 school year in relation to COVID protocols such as masks and contact tracing. “I’m not prepared

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GFPS committee recommends Reiff for school board vacancy

The ad hoc committee of the Great Falls Public Schools board has selected Nathan Reiff as their recommendation to fill the vacancy from the unexpected death of former board chair Jan Cahill. Board members Bill Bronson and Kim Skornogoski, and Superintendent Tom Moore and Director of Business Operations Brian Patrick, interviewed Reiff and Russ Herring, the two applicants for the

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GFPS selling Roosevelt Elementary, Campfire house

This story was updated 2:30 p.m. July 19. Great Falls Public Schools selling the former Roosevelt Elementary School and the Campfire house near Great Falls HIgh School. The school board approved resolutions in early July of their intent to sell the properties. City approves lot aggregation for Great Falls High; work continuing on site plans for GFPS construction projects [2018]

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GFPS receives two applications for school board vacancy

Great Falls Public Schools received two applications for the vacancy on the school board created by the death of former board chair Jan Cahill. Russell Herring and Nathan Reiff applied for the position. Both ran for school board in the May election but were defeated by Marlee Sunchild. GFPS board sets plan to fill vacancy; remembers Cahill during meeting Both

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GFPS board sets plan to fill vacancy; remembers Cahill during meeting

The Great Falls Public Schools school board created a committee during their June 14 meeting to review applications for the vacancy created by the death of longtime member and board chair Jan Cahill. The open position will be publicly advertised with instructions for applying, which will also be posted to the GFPS website. Applications for the position will be accepted

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Memorial service for Jan Cahill is June 17

A memorial service for Jan Cahill, former chairman of the Great Falls Public Schools board, will be held at 2 p.m. June 17 in the Great Falls High School auditorium. Chaplain Richard Brennan from Benefis Health System will officiate the service. A reception will be held immediately following the service in the GHFS HUB. Cahill, GFPS board chairman, has died

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