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Electric City FFA members receive State FFA degree

Electric City FFA members receive State FFA degree

April 23, 2018


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There were 10 state FFA degrees conferred upon Electric City FFA members.  The state FFA degree is the highest award the State FFA can confer.  To receive their degree, members must have two years of membership, completed 360 hours of agriculture education classes, have earned or invested...

Mary Brown earns FFA State Extemporaneous Public Speaking title

Mary Brown earns FFA State Extemporaneous Public Speaking title

April 23, 2018


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Mary Brown placed 1st in the 2018 Montana FFA Extemporanious Public Speaking contest. In the extemporaneous Public Speaking Leadership Development events, participants are given 30 minutes to write a 4-6 minute speech on one of three randomly drawn agricultural topics. Members are allowed to bring u...

CMR journalists earn awards at UM Journalism Day

CMR journalists earn awards at UM Journalism Day

March 26, 2018


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The annual University of Montana High School Journalism Day took place in Missoula on March 22. Congratulations to the Stampede staff, who  earned the following awards:   Sports Photography – 1st place -- Julia Gremaux Feature Writing – 1st place -- Mackenzie George ...

Students receive Heisey Awards

March 16, 2018


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The following students earned a Heisey Award on March 13. Armstrong, Elizabeth Augustine, Allison Bastas, Olivia Bennett, Jordyn Bosley, Mallory Brisbo, Cody Burres, Gage Carr, Natalie Chartrand, Denver Chiki, Austin Costantino, Kierstan Crabtree, Brooke Cushman, Carly DeMarco, Molly Dobrow,...

Seniors encounter interesting scholarship requirements

Seniors encounter interesting scholarship requirements

Maygie Li, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


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Late winter is when many students are applying for college, and along with that comes the task of applying for scholarships. When it comes to applying there are some very peculiar questions to be asked, but does the committee actually need to know the specifics?   Sarah Cherry, a senior ...

Science Bowl team earns third place

Science Bowl team earns third place

March 12, 2018


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The regional Science Bowl was held in Billings on March 10, and the CMR  team went undefeated in the morning round robin competition and lost two and won two in the double elimination tournament to finish 3rd overall. Team members are Gail Parambi, Cole Arthur, Dan Colwell, Andy Stevenson,...

Senior English curriculum addresses controversial topic of feminism

Quincy Schmechel, Editorial Board

March 6, 2018


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Over the past few weeks, several hot topics have been making their way into the Twittersphere of C. M. Russell High School’s community. Most recently, one of these issues has been feminism. The rise of this topic is unsurprising at this time of year; feminism and its roots in literature are taught ...

There’s snowplace like Montana

There’s snowplace like Montana

JJ Slater, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


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As of Feb. 19, 2018 Great Falls has received 77.4 inches of snow throughout the 2017-18 winter and there is still more on the forecast for the next week. Great Falls hasn’t hit a new record for total snowfall, but the town did tie with the 2011 record of 32.6 inches of snowfall in February alone....

Spring fever proves to be a problem for kids

Sophie Kluge, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


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With February ending so quickly and March moving so fast, May, also known as graduation month, is right around the corner.  Juniors are ready to be seniors, and seniors are ready to move on. Senior Madeline Griessmer wants to become a marine biologist after college. The last stretch of high s...

All-night graduation party set for May 27

Breanna Hyatt, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


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The all-night graduation party will be held May 27 right after the graduation ceremony until 3 a.m. at the Expo Park. It’s suggested that seniors buy their tickets early. Tickets are $35. Parents can send in the pink form that was mailed to them. Checks should be payable to CMR Project Graduation,...

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