Wolf Point Herald

Attempts Afloat To Put Recreational Pot On Ballot, Voters May Ponder Repeal Of Medical Cannabis

Montana’s attorney general approved the legality last week of the language of one of three independent proposed petitions for ballot measures calling for legalization of recreational use of marijuana on the Nov. 8, 2016, general election ballot, while another petition drive is underway to repeal the current medical marijuana law.

Local School Administrators React To Demise Of No Child Left Behind

Sweeping education reform on the national level that is taking the power away from bureaucrats and putting it into the hands of educators, was received with optimism by district superintendents in Wolf Point and Poplar.
President Barack Obama signed the bipartisan Every Student Succeeds Act Thursday, Dec. 10, that replaces the controversial No Child Left Behind Act of 2002.

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Board Approves School Activity Bus Purchase With 40 Cell Phone Plug-Ins

Wolf Point students will be plugging in their cell phones and other electronic devices while on sports and other activity trips onboard a new activities bus that Wolf Point School District trustees approved the purchase of Monday, Dec. 14.
The cost of the 2016 Bluebird activity bus is $185,000. The district will trade the existing 2008 Bluebird, which is valued at $30,000, for a cost to the district of $155,500. The district’s Bus Depreciation Fund is the funding source.

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Boy Hit By Car By Northside School

A 15-year-old boy was struck by an SUV on Fourth Avenue North in front of Northside Elementary School Monday, Dec. 14, at 6 p.m.
No injuries were reported and the boy was taken in a private vehicle to Northeast Montana Health Services - Wolf Point Campus hospital.

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