Though slowly but surely making its way into more conversations, the coronavirus expedited the idea that physical and mental health are fundamentally related. “To me, this is just a good time for all of us to think about our health.
Hannah McKinney and Ellie Jorgensen, Women In Action’s (WIA) two interns, will celebrate graduation virtually this spring. WIA welcomes two new interns, Jillian Martin and Ruby Pauli, to the team.
National Poetry Month was established in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets as a way to increase awareness and appreciation of poetry in the United States. We came across the poem below and decided in order to honor the celebration, we would add a Big Sky spin.
APRIL IS A DOG’S DREAM
By MARILYN SINGER
It was the first independent Friday for Big Sky School District students – a hard-earned treat for the work it took to transition to online and distance learning. The premise is that if they get their coursework done, they are free to pursue whatever activities get the nod from their parents.
This area is a living textbook of science, professor Rick Graetz regularly tells student researchers at Lone Peak High School (LPHS).
Being selfless is hard under normal circumstances. That big win at work makes you want to boast, and rightfully so, and that major embar- rassment makes you want to profess how humiliating it was, hoping to somehow tone it down. That is normal. That is human.
Women have certainly been In Action this summer! Not only has WIA welcomed two interns to the Big Sky community, but they were able to expand into some generously donated space in order to provide more service and continuity to clients.
Bradford Lartigue was fresh out of seminary, new to Big Sky and able to be part of the rallying effort for Big Sky Chapel.
In a gift of love and support from the community, 63 people from the greater Big Sky area donated over $26,000 within 24 hours to a GoFundMe account for 12 year old Jayden Jacobson. The funds will allow for her to get an alert dog for her junior (Type 1) diabetes.
Brian Van Eps, friendly and funny pastor of Big Sky Christian Fellowship for nearly 5 years is venturing down the road. He insists it is not goodbye – it is, “see ya later.”