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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...

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...

K-6 Badger of the Week: Tannalee Cloninger

K-6 Badger of the Week: Tannalee Cloninger

Preslee Carroll, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018


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This week's K-6 Badger of the Week is fourth grader Tannalee Cloninger! Tannalee was born into the family of Tanner and Megan Cloninger on June 13, 2009, in Helena, Montana. Tanner is a state worker and her mom is a house cleaner. Tannalee enjoys school. Her favorite part about it is when she gets...

7-12 Badger of the Week: Tahlea Sanford

7-12 Badger of the Week: Tahlea Sanford

Wyatt Seely, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018


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This week's extraordinary 7-12 Badger of the Week is freshman Miss Tahlea Marie Sanford. Tahlea was born in Great Falls to Ashley and Tracey Sanford and has two brothers, Michael and Taeden, as well as one sister, Autumn. Her father works in concrete finishing and her mother is a local housekeeper....

Where Are They Now?

Where Are They Now?

Wyatt Seely, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


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The tiny community that we call Cascade makes for what can only be called a home. It is a place where young minds can learn the most significant lessons of life, decide the paths that they want to take, and where almost everyone knows everyone personally and cares deeply for each other's well being....

Cascade Improves to 3-1 After Weekend Sweep

Cascade Improves to 3-1 After Weekend Sweep

Harlie Jackson, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Athletics, Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Teamwork is said to be the strongest and most important quality a team can possess, and that's exactly what Cascade's boys' basketball team had during their games against Valier and Dutton-Brady last weekend. The Badgers proved to all that their team works together during their game against the Va...

7-12 Badger of the Week: Carter Otheim

7-12 Badger of the Week: Carter Otheim

Rocky Day, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018


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This week's 7-12 Badger of the Week is eighth grader Carter Otheim Carter was born in Palm Springs, California on June 6, 2005 to Shawn and Tabetha Otheim.  His parents own the Canyon Store in Wolf Creek. Carter has one sibling, Carsyn, who is currently a sixth grader here in Cascade. The Otheims lived...

Elementary Teacher Feature: Mrs. Maxwell

Elementary Teacher Feature: Mrs. Maxwell

Carter Casavant, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018


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Have you ever wondered why a teacher chooses to teach? Well, Cascade's early-kindergarten teacher Julia Maxwell chose the profession because of the influence of two of her teachers here in Cascade. "I was inspired by two of my teachers, Mr. Schwindt and Mrs. Satterwhite," said Maxwell.  "They...

K-6 Badger of the Week: Trennen Tait

K-6 Badger of the Week: Trennen Tait

Hayden Isaak, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018


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This week’s K-6 Badger of the Week is sixth grader Trennen Tait. Trennen was born in Great Falls on June 23, 2006, into the family of Ashley and Lara Tait. Ashley is a 7-12 English teacher and Ketochi adviser right here in Cascade, and Lara is the assistant director at the Great Falls International...

Fresh Faces 2018-2019

Fresh Faces 2018-2019

Kaydence Waters, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018


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Each school year brings with it new faces from different places.  Below is a list of the new students in grades 7-12 who have joined us in Cascade for the 2018-2019 school year along with a brief biography of each.  When you see these students out in the halls, classrooms, or at lunch, be sure to welcome...

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