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Graduation Matters Around Montana
Graduation Matters Montana Celebration Held in Helena
January 25, 2013
Graduation Matters Celebrates at The Capitol
January 24, 2013
Educators Promote Students to Stay in School
January 24, 2013
Graduation Matters Events Around Montana
Graduation Matters Wolfpoint Kickoff Celebration
March 24thBy Jennifer Bezanson
Wolfpoint Schools will kick off their Graduation Matters Wolfpoint Initiative!
Graduation Matters Montana Challenge Fund Grant announcements
March 12, 2014By Jennifer Bezanson
On March 12, Superintendent Juneau announced the award of 35 grants to Montana schools and United Ways to increase the number of Montana students who graduate from high school prepared for college and careers, for a total of $203,000 to support local Graduation Matters initiatives across the state. This is up from 25 grants totaling $165,000 in 2013. The Office of Public Instruction was awarded $450,000 over three years from the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation to support community-based Graduation Matters initiatives. In addition, State Farm Insurance ($10,000), Steele Reese Foundation ($20,000), AT&T ($20,000) and the Going to the Sun Rally Foundation ($3,000) provided funding to add to this year’s Graduation Matters Montana Challenge Fund grants.
Announcement of GMM and SAF Grant
December 6, 2012By Allyson Hagen
Superintendent Juneau and Kelly Cresswell, vice president of Foundation Activities at Student Assistance Foundation (SAF), will announce the 10 Graduation Matters communities who will be receiving $50,000 in grants from the Graduation Matters Montana Student Assistance Foundation College Readiness Fund. Each community will receive $5,000.
Graduation Matters Townsend, MT
November 30, 2012By Deb Halliday
GM Townsend holds a family-community I Pledge to Graduate event.
Graduation Matters Hardin, MT
November 6, 2012By Deb Halliday
GM Hardin launches 2012 GMM with a family and community evening celebration and I Pledge to Graduate event.
Graduation Matters Box Elder, MT
November 1, 2012By Deb Halliday
GM Box Elder holds a school-wide I Pledge to Graduate event.
Graduation Matters Thompson Falls, MT
October 22, 2012By Deb Halliday
GM Thompson Falls launches GMM with the Harlem Globetrotter’s Harlem Ambassador’s talking about the importance of setting high expectations and hosting a faculty basketball game for the community.
Graduation Matters Missoula, MT
October 16, 2012By Deb Halliday
GM Missoula hosts community at a morning walkabout on their new Health Sciences Academy.
Graduation Matters Anaconda, MT
October 10, 2012By Deb Halliday
GM Anaconda launches 2012 GMM with an outdoor town center rally that includes community leaders presenting why high school graduation matters to them and all students K-12 take the Pledge to Graduate.
Graduation Matters Lame Deer, MT
October 8, 2012By Deb Halliday
GM Lame Deer hosts OPI staff during their professional development day on a two-hour GMM presentation via Vision Net.
GM Great Falls launches 2012 GMM
September 27, 2012By Deb Halliday
A highlight includes 138 empty desks representing the number of students who dropped out last year, and the City Council passes a resolution supporting Graduation Matters Great Falls.