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School, Community Work Together to Provide Backpack Meals

The Cascade BPA chapter and National Honor Society work together to make backpack meals possible for students in need.

River Hanson, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

The school and community of Cascade have a long tradition of lending a helping hand to those in need. As a part of that tradition, the Backpack Meals program is an arrangement of small microwavable food items that go home with some of the students that need a little extra nutrition. It all started sever...

Cascade Media Productions Tackles Silent Film Project

Cascade Media Productions students, teachers, and chaperones pose on the campus of MSU-Bozeman.  Front row (l-r) Mrs. Nancy McGonigal, Miss McKenna Quinn, Kaitlyn Wade, Alyssa Pepos, Alexis Marko, Georgia Mortag, Shelbie Jackson, Ty Tweten, Jay Hickam.  Back row (l-r): Jaimee Daniels Mr. Mike Mahana.

Carter Otheim, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019

When student teacher McKenna Quinn came to Cascade from Montana State University-Bozeman in January, she also brought with her an idea from one of her college classes. The International Youth Silent Film Festival (IYSFF) is a global film competition that Quinn wanted Cascade students to enter. In...

Cascade Science Students Participate at State Fair

Cascade Science Students Participate at State Fair

Sydney Gutierrez, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

"Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result," Oscar Wilde. During the 2019 state science fair, numerous students went to Missoula to compete against other schools. The students were all proud of the accomplishments that they made while they were at state. They also did some...

Cascade Junior Riley Bricker Elected as BPA State Officer

Junior Riley Bricker was selected by the teaching staff as the September Student of the Month.

Madison Cope, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

Congratulations to Riley Bricker for becoming a BPA State Officer! Riley Bricker was born on July 18, 2002, to Aaron and Heather Bricker. Aaron is a lineman for NorthWestern Energy, and Heather is a teacher here at Cascade. Riley has one sister, Harley, who's in 6th grade. After Riley graduates...

Cascade Golfers Hit the Links for 2019 Season

Cascade Golfers Hit the Links for 2019 Season

Carter Otheim, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019

On Monday, March 11, the Badger golf team assembled once again for the first practice of the season, where their coaches began to prepare them for what was to come this year. The large group of golfers consists of seniors Jean Blackman, Georgia Mortag, and Preston Hagan, juniors Ryan Bogden and Riley...

2019 State BPA Leadership Conference

Cascade students who attended the state leadership conference pose with their Torch Awards.  The students are: front row (l-r) Riley Bricker, Shelbie Jackson,  Alexis Marko. Back row (l-r) Ryan Bogden, Preston Hagan, Seth Gutierrez, Wesley Hagan, Taylor Brown.

Carter Otheim, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

On Saturday, March 9, Cascade Business Professionals of America (BPA) adviser Cathy Workman and the Cascade BPA team traveled to Billings for the BPA State Leadership Conference. The event lasted two days, and all Cascade members who qualified for state at the regional conference in January participated....

Cascade School Celebrates Music In Our Schools Month with Dinner, Concert

Cascade Schools' Music in Our Schools Month (MIOSM) was held on Monday, May 4.

Nathan Gatch, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019

“I think music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music.” ― Billy Joel On Monday, March 4, Cascade School hosted its annual Music In Our Schools Month dinner and concert....

FFA Earns Big Accolades at Glacier Districts

FFA Earns Big Accolades at Glacier Districts

Caitlyn Hickam, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019

The Cascade FFA went to the Glacier District on February 12.  Nine schools in our district competed in events such as prepared speaking, livestock judging, conduct of meetings, and parliamentary procedure. Our FFA has competed in the Glacier District for a long time. In fact, they attend every year. Our...

2019 School Science Fair a Success

Eighth graders Carter Otheim (left) and Ricky Day explain their science fair project to a judge at the Cascade School Science Fair.

Carter Otheim, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

On Wednesday, February 13, the annual Cascade School Science Fair took place. Grades sixth through ninth competed for first place ribbons and their spot in the regional science fair. The contestants went through three rounds of judging, and a select few went for another couple rounds of judging to determine...

Mazaira Takes 2019 Spelling Bee

Seventh-grader Sam Mazaira is the 2019 Cascade School Spelling Bee Champion.

Sydney Gutierrez, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019

Perhaps no competition is as nerve-wracking as a spelling bee. On Monday, February 4 in the north gymnasium at Cascade School, seventh-grade student Sam Mazaira took first place in the 2019 spelling bee. All of the kids who participated in the spelling bee were extremely nervous, including Mazaira;...

Cascade Science Fair on Tap Tomorrow

Science project boards are displayed at last year's Montana Region II Science and Engineering Fair.

Jacob Marko, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

Every year, students across the nation put on their science hats and participate in the science fair. This Wednesday in Cascade, students in grades six through nine will finally place their projects in front of the judges.  All of their hard work will be ready to go. At 9:00 AM, somewhere around...

All BPA Members Qualify for State

All BPA Members Qualify for State

James Lewis, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019

Twenty-six of Cascade High School's Business Professionals of America (BPA)  members traveled to Great Falls on Monday, January 21 to participate in BPA Regionals. The Cascade BPA competes in Region 3, and all twenty-six members that participated qualified in at least one event for the state BPA conference...

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