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December High School Student of the Month: Megan Smith

December High School Student of the Month: Megan Smith

Kaydence Waters, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019


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Congratulations to Cascade High School's December Student of the Month, senior Megan Smith! Megan was born on June 9, 2001, at Benefis in Great Falls to Becky and Scott Smith. Becky is the administrative assistant here at Cascade Public Schools and Scott is a pilot.  Megan is currently 17 years old...

December Junior High Student of the Month: Trayden Tait

December Junior High Student of the Month: Trayden Tait

Sallie Orem, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019


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Congratulations to December's Junior High Student of the Month, eighth-grader Trayden Tait! Trayden was born in Great Falls on September 23, 2004, to Ashley and Lara Tait.  Ashley teaches English and Ketochi here in Cascade, and Lara is the assistant director of the Great Falls International Airport...

Lady Badgers Sweep Weekend Games

Lady Badgers Sweep Weekend Games

Preslee Carroll, Staff Writer

January 14, 2019


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Scoring lots of points and winning two important games, the Lady Badgers secured two big wins and climbed a bit up the District 10C standings along the way. On Friday, the Lady Badgers took on the Augusta Elks for some great basketball action! The Lady Badgers started out strong and played strong...

Elementary Teacher Feature: Sharon Stevens

Elementary Teacher Feature: Sharon Stevens

Zoe Mazaira, Staff Writer

January 14, 2019


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Sharon Stevens is the Cascade kindergarten teacher. She has been a huge help to the young children at our school and a well-loved member of our faculty for many years, but her story did not begin in Cascade. Mrs. Stevens grew up in Plentywood, Montana and she was known as Sharon Goodman. She lived...

JH/HS Teacher Feature: Kelly Rumney

JH/HS Teacher Feature: Kelly Rumney

Chase LeVeque, Staff Writer

January 11, 2019


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Kelly Rumney is the seventh- and eighth-grade teacher who teaches math and science. Mrs. Rumney didn't originally want to be a teacher; instead, she went to school for accounting. She later figured out that she liked teaching her classmates the math.  She then switched her major to become a teacher...

K-6 Badger of the Week: Tenley Hastings

K-6 Badger of the Week: Tenley Hastings

Sallie Orem, Staff Writer

January 10, 2019


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This week's K-6 Badger of the Week is second grader Tenley Hastings. Tenley was born on September 22, 2010, to Matt and Deanna Hastings. Matt works on the family ranch while Deanna workes as a registered nurse and the education coordinator at the Great Falls Clinic. Tenley has a big brother, P...

7-12 Badger of the Week: Reese Mortag

7-12 Badger of the Week: Reese Mortag

Kaydence Waters, Staff Writer

January 10, 2019


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Sophomore Reese Mortag is this week's 7-12 Badger of the Week. Reese was born on March 17, 2003.  His parents are Todd and Mary Mortag, who are both currently in the Air Force. Todd is soon to be deployed overseas for six months.  Reese has two sisters: Hayden, a 2007 graduate of Cascade High School,...

November Junior High Student of the Month: Atley Baldwin

November Junior High Student of the Month: Atley Baldwin

Carter Casavant, Staff Writer

January 8, 2019


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Congratulations to Atley Baldwin for being the Junior High Student of the Month for November. Atley was born in Gillette, Wyoming on June 29, 2006. His parents are Katie Springer and Jessie Baldwin. Katie is a meter reader and Jessie is an employee at a body shop.  He loves to watch Jurassic Wor...

November HS Student of the Month: Gabe Waters

November HS Student of the Month: Gabe Waters

Kayleen McKamey, Staff Writer

January 8, 2019


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Congratulations to the November High School Student of the Month, Gabriel Waters who was nominated by music teacher Mr. Skogley. Gabe was born on February 7, 2003, to Scotty Waters and Tabitha Cole. Tabitha currently works as a nurse and his step-dad, R.D. Shuck, is an equipment operator. Gabe's...

Power and Simms Prove Too Much for Lady Badgers

Power and Simms Prove Too Much for Lady Badgers

Preslee Carroll, Staff Writer

January 7, 2019


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The Cascade Lady Badgers faced two of their toughest opponents this weekend when they played the Power Pirates and the Simms Tigers. The varsity girls struggled when they traveled to Power on Thursday, January 3. The Lady Badgers started slowly against the home team and managed only 18 points in...

Badgers’ Weekend Full of Heroics, Heartbreak

Badgers’ Weekend Full of Heroics, Heartbreak

Harlie Jackson, Staff Writer

January 7, 2019


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During an intense basketball game, there is always the last few seconds of your heart racing with excitement and anxiety. During the Badgers boys basketball game against Power, the players left everyone's heart pounding until the final buzzer. Senior guard Preston Hagan capped off a 26-point effort wit...

Ketochi Christmas Traditions

Ketochi Christmas Traditions

Kayleen McKamey, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018


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When people think of Christmas now they might think of fancy wrapping, candy canes, Christmas trees, lights, stockings, and gifts. All of these are Christmas traditions that we know and love. However, many people have made new family Christmas traditions such as opening presents on Christmas Eve and...

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