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Eight BPA Members Attend Cotton’s Final National Leadership Conference

Eight BPA Members Attend Cotton’s Final National Leadership Conference

Ashley Tait, Ketochi Editor

May 21, 2018


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Eight Cascade BPA students recently attended the 2018 National Leadership Conference in Dallas.  The event was bittersweet, as the Cascade chapter and its members were honored with several awards, but it also marked the final National Conference attended by long-time Cascade BPA adviser Linda Cotto...

Cascade FFA Celebrates Year’s Achievements at Annual Banquet and Pie Auction

Cascade FFA Celebrates Year’s Achievements at Annual Banquet and Pie Auction

Cassy LaFromboise, Staff Editor

May 8, 2018


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The Cascade FFA has been actively inducting new officers, welcoming new members, and accomplishing great achievements for 88 years. On Thursday, May 3, the Cascade FFA officers hosted their annual awards banquet to recognize their yearly accomplishments. The banquet kicked off at 6:30 p.m. in the Cascade...

Cascade Participates in Regional and State Science Fairs

Cascade Participates in Regional and State Science Fairs

Seth Gutierrez, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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Cascade students attended the Regional Science Fair and State Science Fair under the guidance and administration of high school science teacher, Mr. Andrew Perry and junior high science teacher, Mrs. Kelly Rumney. Rumney was the teacher guiding Cascade's Junior high students in their projects. She...

Cascade High School Rodeo Association Fundraiser Held

Cascade High School Rodeo Association Fundraiser Held

Kelli Ober, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018


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On Saturday, April 7, the Cascade High School Rodeo Association (CHSRA) held its annual fundraiser right here in Cascade at Wedsworth Hall. The night kicked off at 7 p.m. and included music, food, drinks, a silent auction, a bachelor and bachelorette action, and a $1,000 cash drawing. Friends and family...

Cascade’s National Honor Society Chapter Welcomes New Inductees

Cascade’s National Honor Society Chapter Welcomes New Inductees

Cassy LaFromboise, Staff Editor

March 27, 2018


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On Thursday, March 22, the Cascade National Honor Society welcomed seven new members into their elite chapter. The chapter adviser, Mr. Mercer led the ceremony starting at 6:30 p.m. in the school's commons area. The chapter president, Cassy LaFromboise, introduced the key note speaker, Ms. Linda Cotton. Ms....

Several BPA Members Advance to National Conference

Several BPA Members Advance to National Conference

Kelli Ober, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018


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Members of the Cascade BPA chapter recently traveled to Billings for the 52nd annual Montana State Leadership Conference. At this conference, members compete in their events, attend sessions and workshops, and have the opportunity to participate in a Special Olympics Walk and Rally. The conference...

FFA District Event Held Last Week in Cascade

FFA District Event Held Last Week in Cascade

Kelli Ober, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018


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Cascade FFA members recently had their district competitions, one of which took place in Shelby and the other one here in Cascade. Members must place in the top portion of their respective events in order to advance on to the state convention, which will be held in Billings in early April. The district...

As the Snow Begins to Melt, Spring Sports Are on the Horizon

As the Snow Begins to Melt, Spring Sports Are on  the Horizon

Brooke Hanson, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018


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As the dog days of winter begin, ever so slowly, to give way to the optimism of spring, Cascade's athletes are moving from the indoor courts and mats of basketball and wrestling to the all-weather tracks, long jump pits, sand traps, and putting greens of track and field and golf.  Spring sports practices...

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...

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