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7-12 Badger of the Week: Ty Tweten

7-12 Badger of the Week: Ty Tweten

Kodiann Lynn, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

Senior Ty Tweten was born on November 26, 2000, in Tacoma, Washington. Ty lives with his aunt and uncle, Lindsey and Joe Bloomquist. Ty's favorite food is fettucini alfredo with the sauce on the side. He enjoys watching his favorite basketball team, the Oklahoma City Thunder. Ty participates in...

K-6 Badger of the Week: Drake Lange

K-6 Badger of the Week: Drake Lange

Brenna Dezaiffe, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


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This week's K-6 Badger of the Week is fourth-grader Drake Lange. Drake was born into the family of Jim and Teryl Lange on December 10, 2008. His father is a wildlife manager and his mother is a veterinarian. Drake is an only child. His favorite food is spaghetti, his favorite subject in school...

January High School Student of the Month: Seth Gutierrez

January High School Student of the Month: Seth Gutierrez

Sydney Gutierrez, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019


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Congratulations to Seth Gutierrez for being January's High School Student of the Month! Seth Gutierrez was born on April 5, 2002. He is currently a junior and is 16 years old. His parents are Tanya, who works as a cosmetologist, and Wayne, who works as a mechanic. He has a younger sister in eighth...

K-6 Badger of the Week: Hannah Mazaira

K-6 Badger of the Week: Hannah Mazaira

Elizabeth Langenderfer, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


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This week's K-6 Badger of the Week is fifth-grader Hannah Mazaira. Hannah was born into the family of Rick and Sonja Mazaira on August 17, 2007.  Her father is a pastor at Vineyard Christian Fellowship in Great Falls, and her mother teaches elementary P.E. here in Cascade.  Hannah is the young...

7-12 Badger of the Week: Shaylyn Evans

7-12 Badger of the Week: Shaylyn Evans

Kodiann Lynn, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


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This week's 7-12 Badger of the week is sophomore Shaylyn Evans. Shaylyn was born on October 31, 2002, to Simon and Tracy Evans. Simon is a gunsmith and Tracy works for PCLI in Great Falls. Shaylyn has two older brothers, Sawyer who graduated from Cascade High just a couple of years ago, and Kyle who...

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


Filed under Athletics, Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

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,...

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