Hi-Line Living: Educating in small Montana schools
Last updated 11/15/2019 at 3:41pm
Rural school houses have been a long-standing tradition in the north-central Montana, but as communities grew and transportation improved, they began to fade. Only a few of these school houses still are in operation, however, they have kept their common mission, similar to every other school, to provide the best education available to their students.
"I feel like I'm truly teaching," Gildford Colony School teacher Pauline Purri said. "... This environment makes it more fulfilling for me, because I feel like I'm teaching, not managing kids."
Hill County Superintendent of Schools Marie Deeg...