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 By Rosemary S. Veseth    News    May 1, 2019

Dino-tastic displays at Malta Elementary School

Once again, the students in Mrs. Veit's and Mrs. Blunt's second grade classrooms at Malta Elementary School have had a very busy week becoming paleontologists. Mrs. Blunt reports that this is the...

 

Pull-tabs due this week

Once again the students of Malta Elementary School are collecting the pull tabs from the tops of aluminum cans. The tabs will be collected by the Kiwanis on Thursday, January 17. If you have any pull tabs, please take them to the school or give them...

 

Dirt Dauber News for August 8, 2018

Once again members of the Malta Boys and Girls Club entered the PC Fair with various projects. The children entered over 50 small floral designs and also various silly animals made with vegetables fastened together with toothpicks. The projects were...

 
 By Rosemary S. Veseth    News    May 2, 2018

Box Elder isn't just a town in Montana

At last, spring is in the air! We know this for certain because just as the salmon swim upstream, the swallows return to San Juan Capistrano, the mighty boxelder bugs reappear throughout Phillips...

 

Key Club, Kiwanis keep on giving

Throughout Montana, Kiwanis members are currently supporting their local CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) programs. Mark Douglass, Executive Director of Hill County CASA, recently spoke at a...

 

Floriculture fun for the fair

The children at the Malta Boys and Girls' Club recently spent a busy afternoon making small floral bouquets to enter in the 101st Phillips County Fair. The Dirt Daubers Garden Club, under the...

 

Malta second graders host 11th annual Dinosaur Museum

How much do you know about a dilophosaurus? Maybe you would like to hear about the velociraptor or the pterodactylus. These and many other types of dinosaurs were recently on display in Mrs. Veit and...

 

Put it on my tab

Members of the Malta Key Club, with much help from the elementary students, were able to collect over 86 pounds of pull-tabs from aluminum cans. It is estimated that there are 1,200 pull tabs per pound which means the students collected about...

 

Nevrivy honored as outstanding Teacher and Librarian of the year

Malta High School and Malta Elementary School librarian Lynn Nevrivy was recently honored with a special award for her many, many years of promoting literacy throughout the community. In mid-October,...

 

Bradys honored for years of service

The Malta community has been blessed with many folks who volunteer countless hours helping where needed. These are the people who quietly take the time to coach Little League, sack groceries at the... Full story

 

Robert Lerma joins Malta teaching staff

Mr. Robert Lerma is the newest member of the Malta High School teaching staff. Mr. Lerma previously taught English at East Glacier High School and will now teach sixth grade reading and sophomore and...

 

Dirt Daubers keep on delivering

Once again staff members of the Malta Schools will be greeted with fresh flowers on the first day of school. For nearly thirty years the Malta Dirt Daubers have donated flowers from their gardens to...

 

Bates to teach science at Malta High School

Malta's newest science teacher, Kara Bates, comes to us from Plains, MT. Bates holds two Bachelor of Science degrees, one in secondary science education and another degree in microbiology. Both degrees were earned at MSU Bozeman. Her last year was...

 

Malta Kiwanis, Key Club team up to help families in need

Members of Malta Kiwanis and MHS Key Club recently made donations to Child and Family Services located in the PC courthouse. Deidre Reiter and Jennifer Best, staff members for family services ,...

 

Boys and Girls club team-up with Dirt Daubers

Members of Malta's Boys and Girls Club recently spent a busy afternoon completing arts and crafts projects provided by the Malta Dirt Daubers Garden Club. Under the direction of member Toni Ziegler,...

 

Daubers spend Sunday afternoon decorating wooden barrels

Members of the Malta Dirt Daubers Flower Club spent a very busy Sunday after-noon decorating over fifty wooden barrels located throughout the Malta business area. Each barrel was decorated in an...

 

Dirt Daubers honor Lucas with Green Thumb Award

The Malta Dirt Daubers Garden Club recently awarded member Grace Lucas as the recipient of their 2014 Circle of Green Thumb Award. President Sharon Miller presented the award at a recent luncheon...

 

Shyla Smith joins Malta school to teach English

Malta High School's newest English teacher, Mrs. Shyla Smith, comes to us from Darby, Montana. A graduate of the U of M in Missoula, she has a B.A. in Secondary English Education for grades five through high school. She will be teaching sixth grade...

 

Twiggs takes over science at Malta Middle School

New science teacher Mr. Robert Twiggs is now kept busy teaching sixth-through-eighth grade science, replacing retired teacher Mr. Andy Otteson. He most recently taught sixth grade in Browning, MT, and has taught in several other towns. He grew up in...

 

Ryan welcomed as Special Education Teacher at Malta High School this year

Mr. Richard Ryan is one of Malta High School's new staff members. Mr. Ryan is now teaching the juniors and seniors in the Special Education Department. He has lived and taught in many different places and most recently comes to us from Poplar, MT....

 

Blue Star Memorial to be dedicated on 18th at Trafton Park

The Malta Dirt Daubers Garden Club extend an invitation to the community to attend the unveiling and dedication of the Blue Star Memorial Marker. The dedication and unveiling ceremony will be held on Saturday October 18 at 2:30 p.m. near the Trafton...

 

We've been texting long before mobile phones

Well, dear readers, how is your day going? Are you a follower of the philosophy of CARPI DIEM or is life a tad tough these days and maybe you should TRY GOD? Readers who are experiencing a GR8DY know we should all LVLOLAF. Years ago when I taught...

 

McCann takes over as MHS Tech Coordinator

Faculty and staff members of the Malta School District: Is your classroom white board not cooperating with your lesson plans? Does your computer have a virus and you can't fix it? Perhaps your cell...

 

Save those Box Tops, local schools are collecting them

The students and staff of Malta Elementary School are asking the public to once again help save special coupons, which benefit the school’s activities and programs. For several years, the school has been collecting Box Tops for Education coupons...

 

Tips and tricks for new Malta Residents, Part IV

I continue to collect helpful hints for our new comers to the greater Malta community. We old timers want to make sure the new folks enjoy the full advantage of living in a small town. As can be said of small towns most everywhere, there is no need... Full story

 

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