August 24: To celebrate the start of the 2018-19 school year, Collister Elementary School students will participate in the Second Annual Collister Elementary Back to School Parade, 11 a.m., 4426 W. Catalpa Dr., Boise. The parade will begin at Collister Elementary, travel east on Catalpa Dr. to Hawthorne Way and then return west on Catalpa Dr. to Catalpa Park where students will participate in lunch. The popular event is a positive way to kick-off another great school year!
August 25: Dedication ceremony, 12 - 12:30 p.m., Boise High School Braves Athletic Complex (pictured below). While not part of the 2017 Bond, the Braves Athletic Complex is a significant investment in Boise High’s students. It contains two regulation soccer fields, a junior varsity softball field, and a junior high and sub-varsity football field that are also being used for varsity football practice. The new parking lot and field house will be ready by late August.

News media representatives and the general public are invited to attend the dedication ceremony.
August 27: A forum to introduce candidates for the Boise School Board will be sponsored by the Boise Schools Education Foundation and will be held in the Board Room of the Boise School District’s Service Center, 8169 W. Victory Rd., Boise on August 27, 2018 beginning at 6:00 p.m.  Public is invited to attend.

August 28: Dedication ceremony for Derhyl A. Dennis Career & Technical Education Center Addition (pictured below), 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., 3324 S. Pro Tech Drive, Boise. This 2017 bond supported project is the result of working closely with industry representatives in identifying the need for upgrading and expanding job training programs at the Center to help students better prepare for future postsecondary and career success.

News media representatives and the general public are invited to attend the dedication ceremony.
August 29: Dedication ceremony for Timberlne High School Classroom Addition (pictured below), 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., 701 E. Boise Ave., Boise. This 2017 bond supported project provides modern science labs and art classrooms that better meet the educational needs of students and staff members.

News media representatives and the general public are invited to attend the dedication ceremony.
August 30: Dedication ceremony for new Amity Elementary School (pictured below), 10 a.m. - 11 a.m., 10000 W. Amity Rd., Boise. This 2017 bond supported project, provides a new modern educational facility to better serve the needs of our students, staff members and our school community.  

News media representatives and the general public are invited to attend the dedication ceremony.
September 3: Labor Day - No school for students in Boise School District (K-12).
September 4: Boise School District Trustee Election. Polls are open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

September 10: Fall 2018 Community Education classes begin Monday, September 10th. Enroll online today at Choose from 270 personal enrichment classes, from Computers & Software, Culture, History & Travel, to Garden, Green Living & The Great Outdoors and Culinary Creations. Review Fall 2018 Community Education Course Catalog.

You'll find our Fall 2018 catalog inserted into the Idaho Statesman on Sunday, August 19, 2018 (for Statesman subscribers), mailed to non-Statesman subscribers by Friday, August 31, 2018 and you'll also find copies of our class catalog in Boise library branches by Friday, Agust 31, 2018. Learn more at
What Students Say About Their School: Each Spring, we ask students in the Boise School District what they like best about their school. Watch the following video to hear what students had to say.
Advanced Placement Around Idaho - Who Provides Opportunities for Rigor? In his latest Data Points blog post, Boise School District Superintendent Dr. Don Coberly takes a look at which Idaho high schools had the highest participation in rigorous coursework for 2018. 

Data Points is dedicated to providing student achievement and education trend analysis and is intended for parents and patrons interested in an objective, data-driven look at student performance in Boise and across Idaho. 

Parents - Sign-Up for Emergency Text Messaging: The Boise School District offers emergency text messaging for parents/guardians. To receive emergency text messages

Non-Parents - Mobile App Available: Boise School District also has a mobile app to improve communication to parents and non-parents (e.g.District staff members, community members, etc.). The app is available in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. Download the app today to receive alerts from the Boise School District, including emergency alerts.
How You Can Help Keep Your School Safe: Are you concerned about someone’s behavior and the danger they may present to your child’s school? The following video explains how you can report suspicious activity anonymously. 

Working closely with local law enforcement agencies and media outlets, citizens just like you have helped Boise Area Crime Stoppers become an instrumental part in protecting the Treasure Valley. Thanks to this community support and the premise of anonymity, Crime Stoppers has been able to help solve seemingly impossible crimes with few or no leads all because of just one phone call - 208-343-COPS.
News Media Contact: 
Dan Hollar 
Public Affairs Administrator 
Boise School District 
(208) 854-4064 
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