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Meet Cascade’s New Superintendent: Mr. Rick Miller

Meet Cascade’s New Superintendent: Mr. Rick Miller

Trey Skelton and Ashley Tait

September 18, 2018


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In 1995, Redbook magazine named Cascade High School one of America's Best Schools. Also in 1995, new Cascade Superintendent Rick Miller was a teacher and football coach in nearby Power admiring Cascade Schools from afar. "While in Power, I was always impressed with Cascade Schools and the students...

Meet the Teacher: Neal Coon

Meet the Teacher: Neal Coon

Kaydence Waters, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


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Extra! Extra! Read all about it! We have a new high school teacher in town!! Last spring, Mr. Neal Coon was hired to replace departed science teacher Andy Perry.  Coon comes to Cascade after spending a few years in Plevna, Montana. Coon was born in Metaline Falls, Washington. When he was a kid,...

K-6 Badger Of The Week: Cache Carroll

K-6 Badger Of The Week: Cache Carroll

Hayden Isaak, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018


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Cache Carroll, a 4th-grade student at Cascade, is the son of Tenella and Damon Carroll.  His mother manages assisted living and apartment complexes, and his father does both construction and ranching work. Cache has four siblings.  His oldest sister is Preslee (grade 8), who is also a member of The ...

Meet the Teacher: Sarah Pederson

Meet the Teacher: Sarah Pederson

Harlie Jackson, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018


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Cascade School welcomes one of the newest members to our family. Ms. Sarah Pederson is the new second-grade teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. Ms. Pederson graduated and also received her teaching degree from the University of Great Falls. She was recently working at Fairview Public Schools...

Meet the Teacher: Rachel Schaefer

Meet the Teacher: Rachel Schaefer

Kayleen McKamey, Staff Writer

September 6, 2018


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Rachel Schaefer has returned to Cascade to teach third grade after one long year. She has previously taught Pre-K and 2nd grade at Cascade and completed her student teaching in Helena. She also volunteered to teach Science and English in Africa for 7 months and in India for 2 months. Schaefer...

Meet the Teacher: Cathy Workman

Meet the Teacher: Cathy Workman

Brodie Ober, Staff Writer

September 6, 2018


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Cathy Workman, a new addition to the Cascade School staff for the 2018-19 year, is replacing the legendary Linda Cotton, the previous business and computer teacher. Mrs. Workman has already had some teaching experience as a math teacher for two years. Two of her biggest accomplishments in life are...

7-12 Badger of the Week: Grae Gould

7-12 Badger of the Week: Grae Gould

Sallie Orem, Staff Writer

September 6, 2018


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The first 7-12 Badger of the Week for the 2018-2019 school year is sophomore Grae Gould. She was born on January 31, 2003. Grea is an only child; her mom’s name is Rachel Gould and her dad’s name is Shawn Gould. Rachel works at Breen Oil, and Shawn works maintenance at the Malt plant. Grae...

Riding into the Sunset

Riding into the Sunset

Kelli Ober, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018


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"That is your legacy on this Earth when you leave this Earth: how many hearts you touched." - Patti Davis Cascade's long-time business teacher and BPA adviser, Linda Cotton, has decided that she will retire after the 2017-2018 school year. Ms. Cotton has dedicated 44 years of her life to educating students...

Say Goodbye to Your Centennial Class of 2018!

Say Goodbye to Your Centennial Class of 2018!

Cassy LaFromboise, Kelli Ober, Raija Buley, Brooke Hanson, and Yoko Tran

May 11, 2018


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The senior class of 2018 will be walking the stage to receive their diplomas on Sunday, May 20th, at 2 p.m. in the North gymnasium. However, this year is not like any other graduation. Why, you may ask? The 2018 seniors are the 100th graduating class in the history of Cascade High School. Only seven...

April High School Student of the Month: Savannah Spurzem

April High School Student of the Month: Savannah Spurzem

Brooke Hanson, Staff Writer

May 8, 2018


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Congratulations to senior Savannah Spurzem, who has been named the High School Student of the Month for April.  Savannah was nominated by Mrs. Nancy McGonigal. "Savannah is a student who puts her best effort into anything she attempts," said McGonigal. "She has consistently gotten good grades and...

April Junior High Student of the Month: Rikki Nefzger

April Junior High Student of the Month: Rikki Nefzger

Brooke Hanson, Staff Writer

May 8, 2018


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Eighth-grader Rikki Nefzger has been named Junior High Student of the Month for April.  She was nominated by English teacher Nancy McGonigal. "Rikki adds enthusiasm and a positive outlook to her 8th grade class," said McGonigal. "She is a good student who cares about the work she produces, and she...

7-12 Badger of the Week: Katie Skasick

7-12 Badger of the Week: Katie Skasick

Yoko Tran, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


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This week's 7-12 Badger of the Week is eighth-grade student Katie Skasick. An only child, Katie is the daughter of Kristin and John Skasick.  Her favorite color is turquoise. She absolutely loves dogs, and she plans to be a veterinarian when she grows up. "I love all animals, except spiders,"...

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