The students at Missoula’s Washington Middle School were the first in Montana, and perhaps in the entire nation, to chow down on tacos made with beef that was locally grown, slaughtered and processed by its own local school district.
Following two disappointing reports from the Montana OPI (Office of Public Instruction) on test scores for high school and then elementary and middle schools throughout the state, Missoula school officials found reasons to celebrate
The new Superintendent of Missoula County Public Schools, Dr. Rob Watson spoke with KGVO News on Friday while several hundred of his students had left school to take part in the Missoula Climate Strike.
An organization called ‘Missoula Climate Strike’ is encouraging high school and college students to conduct a ‘week long strike from school, authentic and focused learning, and an action plan for survival’, in reaction to climate change.