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May Junior High Student of the Month: Kayleen McKamey

May Junior High Student of the Month: Kayleen McKamey

Sydney Gutierrez, Staff Writer

May 21, 2019

Congratulations to eighth-grade student Kayleen McKamey, the Junior High Student of the Month for May! Kayleen was born on June 4, 2005, and is currently 13 years old. Her parents are Merrill and Jeanne McKamey who both work on their family's ranch.  She is the oldest of five children in her family....

May High School Student of the Month: Madeleine Montanye

May High School Student of the Month: Madeleine Montanye

Jacob Marko, Staff Writer

May 21, 2019

Congratulations to sophomore Madeleine Montanye for being awarded May Student of the Month. Madeleine was born November 11,  2002, in to Bob and Janey Montanye. Madeleine grew up in Cascade  with her parents and her sister, Tessa. While in school, Madeleine participates in volleyball and was...

Cascade Says Goodbye to Five Beloved Educators

Cascade Says Goodbye to Five Beloved Educators

Ashley Tait, Ketochi Editor

May 20, 2019

The end of nearly every school year brings with it news that some students and staff members will not be returning for the next year, and the end of the 2019 school year is no different. Sadly, our school will say goodbye to four beloved educators: both building principals and three long-tenured teachers. ...

April High School Student of the Month: Georgia Mortag

April High School Student of the Month: Georgia Mortag

River Hanson, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

Congratulations to Cascade High School’s April Student of the Month, senior Georgia Mortag, who was nominated by English teacher Ashley Tait. Georgia was born August 24, 2001, to Jeff and Ruth Mortag. Jeff works as an Air Force Security officer while helping with his family's ranch, and Ruth also...

2019 Senior Spotlight

2019 Senior Spotlight

Caitlyn Hickam, Alaina Barger, Elizabeth Langenderfer, and Brenna Dezaiffe

May 13, 2019

On Sunday, May 19 at 2 PM, the Cascade High School graduating class of 2019 will ride into the sunset as they embark on their lives outside of our school.  Here's a look at each student who will be walking across the stage to receive his or her diploma on Sunday.  Congratulations, Seniors, and best...

School, Community Work Together to Provide Backpack Meals

School, Community Work Together to Provide Backpack Meals

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...

Where Are They Now?

Where Are They Now?

Trayden Tait, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

"This is your legacy on Earth when you leave this Earth: how many hearts you touched." -Patti Davis Anyone who knows anything about educators knows that they don't choose a career in that field for the money; they choose it because they want to make a difference in other people's lives. Mr. David E. M...

Student Teacher Feature: Brent Beley

Student Teacher Feature: Brent Beley

Madison Cope, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019

If you see a new face roaming the halls, shop, and ag room, it's probably Brent Beley, a student teacher under Eric Tilleman this semester. Beley was born on April 2, 1997 and grew up in Big Timber, Montana.  His favorite subject during that time was band.  While he was in high school, he participated...

Where Are They Now?

Where Are They Now?

Brenna Dezaiffe, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019

Nearly four years ago, Merle Infanger graduated from Cascade High School and was on his way to college.  A lot has changed since then. Initially planning to attend Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado, Infanger was offered a six-month internship at a technology firm.  Infanger left...

Student Teacher Feature: McKenna Quinn

Student Teacher Feature: McKenna Quinn

Sydney Gutierrez, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019

McKenna Quinn is a new student teacher at Cascade.  She is spending her 14-week experience under Cascade English teachers Nancy McGonigal and Ashley Tait. Quinn teaches 7th Grade English, 8th Grade English, Media/Yearbook, English III, and English IV. She was born on May 7, 1996 and is currently...

Cascade Junior High Boys’ Basketball Team Ready for Season

Cascade Junior High Boys’ Basketball Team Ready for Season

Ricky Day, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

The Cascade Badgers junior high boys' basketball squad is used to going to countless open gyms, practices, summer leagues, and many other basketball functions during the past two years, and now it's time to see whether all of that hard work has paid off. There has been a big turnout of players this...

Junior High Lady Badgers Hope for Spectacular Season

Junior High Lady Badgers Hope for Spectacular Season

Kodiann Lynn, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

Famous UCLA basketball coach John Wooden once said, "Nothing will work unless you do." This is the quote that the Cascade Lady Badgers junior high girls' basketball team uses every day to work harder and achieve their goals. This season, the Lady Badgers are focusing on improving their fundamentals...

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