Scheduling and playing sports has proven challenging in the time of COVID. Big Sky School District winter sports teams faced some challenges, including team quarantines. Even student transportation to games for various sports has taken some effort.
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The National Honor Society (NHS) announced that Michael Romney, a high school senior at Lone Peak High School and member of NHS, has been selected as an NHS Scholarship semifinalist. Michael Romney was chosen from nearly 10,000 applicants and will receive a $3,200 scholarship toward higher education.
The seventh annual Friends of Big Sky Education (FOBSE) senior recognition ceremony took place on April 2. Twenty-two seniors applied and received scholarships funded by various local donors, facilitated by FOBSE.
The Big Horns faced the West Yellowstone Wolverines in their final regular season games. Both the boys and girls teams kept in-step with the Wolverines the first and second quarters. After the half the boys lost momentum, falling to West.
The Lone Peak Varsity Big Horns home basketball games against White Sulphur Springs Hornets on Jan. 26 showed the Big Horns’ mettle. It was a closely contested game for the boys during the first half, but the Big Horns surged ahead after a halftime rally.
It might be hard to picture Lone Peak High School biology teacher Dr. Kate Eisele with a shaved head. But around 2000, when she was in grad school, her long locks were reduced to a buzz cut.
Lone Peak Varsity Big Horns and Lady Big Horns battled this weekend, their first solid introduction to the season after coming out of quarantine. Jackson Lang landed a school record for three pointers when the team faced Twin Bridges, landing seven in the game and helping keep the Big Horns in step with the Falcons.
Skye Swenson was a part of the Big Sky community since kindergarten and the Swenson family has lived in Big Sky since 2009. When Skye passed away in February 2020 due to a lifelong battle with complications from congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV), her classmates felt the chasm.
Lone Peak High School (LPHS) Varsity Bighorns Basketball seniors Michael Romney, Nolan Schumacher, Mickey Botha and Jackson Lang and junior Tony Brewster will be instrumental for the 2021 season, according to coach and LPHS Athletic Director John Hannahs.
Lone Peak High School (LPHS) students will soon be able to study neurobiology thanks to a grant received from the efforts of science educator Dr. Kate Eisele. Science is a hands-on pursuit, both in application and in learning.