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Annual Spelling Bee Winner Crowned

Annual Spelling Bee Winner Crowned

Yoko Tran, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


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The National Spelling Bee has become so popular that it is actually broadcast on ESPN.  Each of the spellers in the National Bee has to start somewhere, and that is in their individual school spelling bees. On Tuesday, February 6 in Cascade's north gym, the Cascade School spelling bee competition...

Tait Takes 2018 Geo Bee Title

Tait Takes 2018 Geo Bee Title

Brooke Hanson, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


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The Geography Bee is an annual competition sponsored by the National Geographic Society. This competition allows students in elementary and junior high to compete for the possibility of college scholarships. This year, Cascade held its Geography Bee on January 24, at 8:30 a.m.  Teachers in grades...

Livestock and Sales Teams Qualify for State FFA at KMON

Livestock and Sales Teams Qualify for State FFA at KMON

Kelli Ober, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018


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On January 19, FFA members attended the KMON competition, held in Great Falls, which includes the sales, agronomy, and livestock competitions. Cascade FFA had members competed in each event and qualified for state in both agronomy and livestock. Jean Blackman was the only competitor in agronomy and...

BPA Members Shine at Regionals

BPA Members Shine at Regionals

Kelli Ober, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018


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On Monday, January 15, students from the Cascade BPA chapter headed into Great Falls to compete at the Region 3 Conference. Nineteen different schools from central Montana participate in the competition, and the top placers in each competition advance to the State Leadership Conference held in Billings...

Badgers Looking to Improve on 2-6 Start

Badgers Looking to Improve on 2-6 Start

Brooke Hanson, Staff Writer

January 10, 2018


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On December 15, the boys traveled to Augusta to face the Elks. The two teams spent all four quarters going back and forth with scoring, but the Badgers ended with a 63-62 victory. Sophomore Dillon Shipp, who played very well in the game, stated, "We didn't play well in the first half, but we got our...

Badgers Split Opening-Weekend Games

Badgers Split Opening-Weekend Games

Brooke Hanson, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017


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The Badger boys kicked off their season with a win and a loss this past weekend at the annual Cascade Tip-Off Tournament. Last Friday, after weeks of preparing for these games, the team stepped onto the court with hunger in their eyes. The Badgers first contest was against the Helena Christian Rams and...

Cascade JMG to Hold Blood Drive on December 13

Cascade JMG to Hold Blood Drive on December 13

Ketochi Staff

December 7, 2017


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The Cascade chapter of the Jobs for Montana Graduates (JMG) program will hold a blood drive on Wednesday, December 13 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the school commons area.  Any interested donor is encouraged to attend.  For more information or to make an appointment, please call JMG adviser Estelle Whitman...

Student Council/MBI Attend Helena Leadership Conference

Student Council/MBI Attend Helena Leadership Conference

Kelli Ober, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017


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Members of the student council team and a few other selected students recently attended the Montana Behavioral Initiative (MBI) Youth Days Conference in Helena. The event is put on by the Office of Public Instruction (OPI) and serves to create better leadership and networking skills, offer service learning...

FFA Chapter Visits Bozeman for John Deere Ag Expo

FFA Chapter Visits Bozeman for John Deere Ag Expo

Kelli Ober, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


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Members of the Cascade FFA Chapter have been working hard preparing for their events, and it has definitely paid off. Last weekend, November 9th through the 11th, members were able to show off their skills at the John Deere Ag Expo (JDAE). JDAE is a state-wide competition for members of all levels. The...

Cascade FFA Successful at National Convention

Cascade FFA Successful at National Convention

Kelli Ober, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


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On October 24th, six Cascade FFA members woke up at the crack of dawn, loaded up into the school van, and headed to the Great Falls airport to fly to Indianapolis, Indiana for the National FFA Convention. Once there, members settled in and prepared for their competition that would take place the following...

Six Badgers Set for FFA Nationals in Indianapolis

Six Badgers Set for FFA Nationals in Indianapolis

Kelli Ober, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


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This last May at CDE Days in Big Timber, four students from the Cascade FFA chapter placed first in Agricultural Communications, qualifying them for the National FFA Convention coming up this week (October 25-28). The participants, Kelli Ober, Zach Douglas, Riley Bricker, and Ashley Wilson, have been...

FFA Celebrates National Teach Ag Day

FFA Celebrates National Teach Ag Day

Kelli Ober, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017


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On Thursday, September 21, in honor of National Teach Ag Day, the FFA chapter officers put on an assembly for the elementary students to teach them about agriculture and FFA. The officers, including Trent Cox, Kelli Ober, Cassy LaFromboise, Becca Gerard, Savannah Spurzem, Riley Bricker, Molly McRorie,...

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