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  • Saco BPA Attends State Convention; Erickson qualifies for Nationals

    Shyla Sunford, Saco Public Schools|Mar 20, 2024

    Saco BPA attended the State Convention in Billings on March 10-12th. Laytin Erickson placed 6th in Fundamental Word Processing and qualified for the National Convention in Chicago, IL! The Broadcast News Production Team that consisted of Laytin Erickson, Jake Brown, and Blaine Downing placed 5th. Josie Brown, Jessa Erickson, and Emerson Downing attended the conference and did well in their respective events. The BPA members returning to the Saco BPA chapter are hungry for a competitive...

  • Saco Students Impress at BPA Regional

    Shyla Sunford, Saco Public Schools|Feb 7, 2024

    The Saco Chapter of Business Professionals of America attended the 2024 Regional conference in Lambert, MT on January 11th. The kids surely didn't come home empty handed. Emerson Downing was awarded 1st place in Graphic Design Josie Brown, Jessa Erickson, and Emerson Downing competed on a Visual Design Team together and took away the 1st place trophy. The freshmen class competed against each other in the Fundamental Word Processing event, and Laytin Erickson took 10th, Jake Brown 5th, and...

  • Saco School Holds End of Year Activities for 7th and 8th Graders

    Shyla Sunford, Saco Public School|May 31, 2023

    The 7th and 8th graders at Saco School spent the last week and a half of the school year taking part in a math-themed escape room. The students were put into three groups and tasked with finding hints and clues throughout a classroom set up by junior high math teachers Shyla Sunford and Kraig Nordahl. The yellow team was made up of Laytin Erickson, Keevan Malmend, and Chase Albus. The blue team featured Emerson Downing and Royce Strobbe, while the red team consisted of Nick Barnard and Jake...

  • Saco School's Local & State Science Fair Results

    Shyla Sunford, Saco Public School|Apr 12, 2023

    Saco School hosted the local science fair on March 23rd. All 6th - 8th graders presented their projects, and seven students advanced to the state science fair competition in Missoula against many other schools. From there, five students walked away with gold ribbons, and two took home silver ribbons. All of these students, and their respective families, have put in many hours of work towards these science fair projects. We appreciate our local science fair judges for their time: Roberta...

  • Saco School News: Pep Club Had Busy December, Welcomes All to Bingo

    Shyla Sunford, Saco Public School|Jan 11, 2023

    It has been a couple of busy weeks for our little community. Basketball games, bingo nights, music concerts, the list keeps going. I want to give proper recognition to the kids that are breaking books out of "book jail" and volunteering their time outside of the classroom. These last two weeks Saco's Pep Club hosted bingo on two separate occasions, but the 13th was especially fun. The attendees were able to win homemade goodies made from kids of the student body if they won the bingo game. We...

  • Saco School News: Pep Club Brings Books and Serves Community

    Shyla Sunford, Saco Public School|Dec 7, 2022

    Breaking books out of book jail, one book at a time! Saco School's Pep Club bought a bunch of popular books, ones that specifically interest the students, but they have to earn them to get them out! How do they earn them? They get to partake on the fun Bingo nights that the Saco community is having throughout the month. They've been asked to either bring in treats for the occasion, or be a helper for a night. They serve the community with warm refreshments and a homemade treat. Our community...

  • Saco Public School Science Fair Local and State

    Shyla Sunford, Saco Public School|Apr 6, 2022

    The local science fair was held in Saco on March 7th in the library. The judges were Donni Linn, Russell Menge, Jim Sunford, Darrell Gairrett, Howard Pippin, Vivian Taylor, Mary Berg, Jan Marshall, and Doris Tollefson. Grades 2-8 participated and the results were: 2nd & 3rd Grade 1st: Ivan Taylor (2nd) 2nd: Amari Miller (3rd) 3rd: Kadin Salveson (2nd) Honorable Mentions: Landry Bowman (3rd) and Whit Ozark (2nd) 4th - 6th Grade 1st: Royce Strobbe (6th) 2nd: Chase Albus (6th) 3rd: Tyler Sunford...