Middle school students at Discovery examine different integrated theme units (science and social studies) through a Project-Based Learning (PBL) framework every eight weeks throughout the school year.
These Volunteer Trail Groomers, “that have scarified blood, sweat and tears on countless cold nights to make the trails what they are today,” according to the Big Sky Community Organization (BSCO).
Two Discovery Academy students, Libby Flach and Alex Rager, were recognized for their artwork submissions to the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.
The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards are the nation’s longest-running, most prestigious recognition program for teenagers, and have recognized creatives like Andy Warhol and Stephen King.
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.
Some people make Christmas ornaments with their pets’ paw print. Some get pictures of their pets’ adorable face blown up on a t-shirt. Others sign up for a pencil drawing class taught by Megan Buecking with the Arts Council of Big Sky (ACBS) to make the homage even more personal.
For years men have harnessed the tools of the woods and tamed the onslaught of winter weather in a most inventive way. Their efforts have kept buildings standing in Yellowstone National Park (YNP) and allowed for people to better experience a largely untamed world.
Women In Action (WIA) is providing every Ophir Elementary, Lone Peak High School, Discovery Academy and Morningstar Learning Center teacher, administrator and support staff member a wellness card, worth up to $100, to be redeemed at Big Sky Fitness Fusion, Moving Mountains, Santosha Wellness Center, Lone Peak Performance or OZssage Therapeutic S
Glide Big Sky kicks off its second season on Jan. 6 at 2 p.m. meeting at the Community Park. Every two weeks, the program will visit different Big Sky trails.
Tessa Sharr had one of those early Covid travel stories that ended up being serendipitous.
Across the country, dancers were laid off from performing with entire seasons and shows canceled as the coronavirus progressed and never let up. Many of these artists took to sharing their talent and knowledge with dancers far and wide through virtual platforms.