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“Mare Nostrum” art exhibit by Maurizio Giuseppucci and Milica Popovic, with works on display through March 23 in the Jean B. King Gallery at the Herrett Center ...

This Jerome High School alumna was a finalist for a national FFA office  Twin Falls Times-News

JEROME — For a second year, Jerome High School alumna Gretchen Hansten was among the top contenders for a national FFA office.

News Bite: Who's coming and going at Jerome schools?  Times-News

JEROME — Three Jerome School District employees are leaving, while seven more were recently hired.

Fewer students assigned to overcrowded Jerome school bus after parents complain  Times-News

JEROME — A Facebook post from last week is circulating that shows students standing up in a Jerome school bus, but school district officials say the issue has ...

Jerome School District looking for land for a possible future elementary school  Times-News

JEROME — The Jerome School District is negotiating with a landowner about possibly buying property that could be the site of a future elementary school.

Horizon Elementary School in Jerome has a new principal  Twin Falls Times-News

JEROME — Horizon Elementary School has hired Wendy Ohlensehlen as the new principal.

He slacked for 2 years. Now this Jerome High School student is graduating.  Twin Falls Times-News

JEROME — Jacinto Garcia Martinez has a GPA of 1.7.

PHOTOS: Football - Twin Falls Vs. Jerome | Southern Idaho High School Sports  Twin Falls Times-News

Jerome takes on Twin Falls in the 'Battle of the Bridge' game Friday night, Oct. 12, 2018, at Jerome High School.

3 Jerome schools will likely get new security vestibules by next school year  Times-News

JEROME — Jerome and Twin Falls schools are looking for ways to improve their entryways to help prevent visitors from walking right into hallways or ...

News Bite: New school employees in Jerome and Kimberly  Twin Falls Times-News

JEROME — The Jerome and Kimberly school districts are saying “hello” to new employees and “goodbye” to others.

News Bite: Who's coming and going at Jerome schools? – April edition  Twin Falls Times-News

JEROME — Sixteen people are moving into new roles, getting hired or leaving the Jerome School District.

2018 High School Football Preview: Jerome Tigers  Twin Falls Times-News

Head Coach: Sid Gambles, 7th year. 2017 Record: 3-6 (2-3 4A Great Basin Conference). Playoffs: None. Jerome went 3-6 for the second straight season in ...

Bruins mount comeback at Jerome, win Great Basin Conference west pod  Times-News

JEROME — Before Friday night, the Twin Falls High School football team hadn't played a close game all season. Either the Bruins had blown the opposition ...

Jerome High's Advanced Speech Team wins 18th state championship title in 21 years  KMVT

Jerome High School's Advanced Speech Team wins their 18th state championship title in the 21 years coach Scott Burton has led the team.

News Bite: Who's getting hired at or leaving Twin Falls, Jerome and Gooding schools?  Twin Falls Times-News

TWIN FALLS — With the school year underway, the number of school employee hires and departures is starting to slow down.

Jerome's Williamson signs with St. Cloud State wrestling  Twin Falls Times-News

JEROME — With family, friends and coaches on hand, Jerome High School senior Ezekial Williamson made it official.

Jerome police: 'No actual, serious threat’ to Jerome High student  Times-News

JEROME — Jerome police announced Friday a threat toward a Jerome High School student was false and “no actual, serious threat was present.”

News Bite: New school employees in Jerome, Kimberly, Gooding, Filer and Buhl  Times-News

KIMBERLY — Magic Valley schools saw a flurry of hiring activity in mid-August.

Jerome to face Rigby in the Jerry Callen Memorial final  KMVT

Jerome overcame a double-digit deficit in the fourth quarter to shock Madison.

Jerome's comeback effort falls just short in loss to Ridgevue  Times-News

JEROME — From looking lost and trailing by 12 points late in the third quarter to looking confident with a chance to take the lead, the Jerome High School boys.

Twin Falls Girls Basketball evens series with Jerome  KMVT

Twin Falls held Jerome to just four points by halftime. The win puts the Bruins in the upper half of the conference standings, while Jerome sits in sixth place.

Jerome High raises security after threat made to student  KMVT

Heightened police presence at Jerome High School caused panic in the community Tuesday, but Principal Nate Tracy confirmed there was no lockdown.

Magic Valley schools weigh options to deal with enrollment growth  Times-News

TWIN FALLS — When a school district has fewer than 2000 students, gaining several hundred within six years is a big deal.

Wisconsin head coach headlining Jerome wrestling camp  KMVT

The Jerome Wrestling program landed University of Wisconsin head coach Chris Bono to work with area kids at a camp.

Few teachers available to fill demand for computer science in high schools  Times-News

TWIN FALLS — Sarah LaMarche has one class period at Twin Falls High School where she teaches three different courses simultaneously.

Jerome films mock crash of 'Every 15 Minutes'  KMVT

JEROME, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) - Each year, schools across the nation stage a deadly traffic collision to instill the severe consequences of drinking alcohol and ...

Four Jerome soccer players sign with Blue Mountain CC  Twin Falls Times-News

JEROME — Four Jerome High School seniors have played soccer together for more than 10 years. That streak will continue for at least two more.

The College of Southern Idaho has a new class to reach Latinos in Action high schoolers  Times-News

TWIN FALLS — When someone sacrifices everything for you, you have to do something with that, the founder of Latinos in Action told Jerome and Gooding high ...

UPDATE: Social media threats prompt extra police presence at Mini-Cassia, Jerome schools  Times-News

BURLEY — Online threats prompted an increased law enforcement presence Tuesday at a few Magic Valley school campuses.

Imports, foreign aid and bank loans: High schoolers learn about world trade during simulation  Times-News

TWIN FALLS — Wearing Peruvian attire, 17-year-old Corban Ward worked with his classmates to complete activities Nov. 27 during a world trade simulation.

Jerome's Harrison signs with Carroll College softball  Twin Falls Times-News

JEROME — Monday was six years in the making for Kailey Harrison.

Jerome HS puts Harry Styles in yearbook, subsequent tweet goes viral  KMVT

Jerome High School students in the yearbook club put recording sensation Harry Styles in this year's annual. What followed after that got the attention of Mr.

News Bite: Who’s leaving and getting hired at Filer, Jerome and Gooding schools?  Twin Falls Times-News

GOODING — At Filer, Jerome and Gooding school campuses, dozens of school employees have resigned or were recently hired.

Jerome School District is seeking renewal of a 10-year levy for school maintenance  Twin Falls Times-News

JEROME — Three months from now, Jerome voters will decide whether to renew a levy for school maintenance.

Obituary: Bev Hall | Obituaries |  Twin Falls Times-News

March 9, 1939 – October 31, 2018. Our beloved Bev Hall passed away peacefully at her home on October 31, 2018, in Jerome Idaho. She was born March 9, ...

Magic Valley schools are watching a new lawsuit that targets class and extracurricular fees  Times-News

TWIN FALLS — Magic Valley schools are keeping a close eye on a new class action lawsuit that alleges school fees are unconstitutional.

Obituary: Evan Earl Carpenter  Twin Falls Times-News

March 4, 1961—January 1, 2019. Evan Earl Carpenter, 57, of Jerome, Idaho went to be with his Lord on January 1st, 2019 at his home after a brief battle with ...

Jerome High running dynasty  Twin Falls Times-News

Genesis: To find the driving force behind Jerome High School's running dynasties, look no further than the school's track.

Santos, Klundt, Mark named to 4A All-Idaho football first team  Twin Falls Times-News

After standout seasons for their respective teams, three local players were named to the 4A All-Idaho first team, released by the Idaho Statesman on Thursday.

2018 all-Great Basin Conference football selections announced  Twin Falls Times-News

Numerous local athletes were honored last week with all-Great Basin Conference selections after standout seasons on the football field.

Jerome showcases high school upgrades  Times-News

JEROME — Bill Palaber graduated from Jerome High School nearly 60 years ago, but he still keeps up with his alma mater.

Obituary: Clyde Leslie Messenger  Twin Falls Times-News

March 22, 1943—January 5, 2019. Clyde Leslie Messenger, 75, of Jerome passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2018, at his residence. Clyde was born in ...

Three Jerome football players sign with college programs  Twin Falls Times-News

JEROME — Jerome High School held a college signing ceremony for three senior football players on Thursday afternoon.

Jerome High Band Prepares for National Parade  Twin Falls Times-News

JEROME • Jerome High School musicians practiced marching Friday while playing the theme from the western film “The Cowboys.”

‘We’ve learned a few things’: 6 weeks after a ransomware attack, the Jerome School District is still recovering  Times-News

JEROME — Nearly six weeks after being hit by a massive ransomware cyberattack, the Jerome School District is still working to recover.

Gallery: Jerome High School Construction | Southern Idaho Local News  Twin Falls Times-News

Construction crews continue work Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at Jerome High School.

Jerome accident leaves one critically injured  KMVT

A vehicle versus pedestrian accident just before nine Monday evening, sends one via air ambulance to the hospital.

Guns on campus? Most Magic Valley schools oppose arming teachers  Times-News

TWIN FALLS — Magic Valley schools are overwhelmingly recoiling at the idea of asking teachers to carry guns to defend their students on top of everything else ...

Obituary: Steve O. Brannon  Twin Falls Times-News

March 2, 1939—November 25, 2018. Steve O. Brannon, 79, of Jerome, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, at St. Luke's Magic Valley. Steve was born on ...

VIDEOS: Times-News football media day | Southern Idaho High School Sports  Times-News

Nineteen of the 26 Magic Valley high school football teams attended the Times-News' 2018 media days (in Burley on Aug. 8, in Twin Falls on Aug. 9). In addition ...

Gooding police detain student after school shooting threat  Times-News

GOODING — Gooding police detained a middle school student Tuesday and charges are pending after the boy reportedly made a school shooting threat.

South-central Idaho's best community events in 2018  Twin Falls Times-News

May 26: Lincoln County History Day, Shoshone. Displays, demonstrations and opening of the Lincoln County Historical Museum. or ...

Obituary: Jennifer Patterson White  Twin Falls Times-News

October 16, 1976—November 10, 2018. Jennifer Patterson White, age 42, of Jerome, passed away Saturday morning, November 10, 2018 in Twin Falls, Idaho ...

Munroe replaces Gillette-Shippen as Jerome athletic director  Twin Falls Times-News

JEROME — Jerome High School vice principal and girls basketball coach Jeremy Munroe was recently named the school's athletic director, replacing Kaly ...

PHOTOS: Times-News Top 100 Sports Photos of 2018 | Southern Idaho Sports  Times-News

Times-News photographers share their favorite sports images from 2018.

PHOTOS: Soccer - Twin Falls Vs. Jerome | Southern Idaho High School Sports  Twin Falls Times-News

Jerome squares off against Twin Falls during their soccer match Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, at Jerome High School. The two teams played to a 2-2 draw.

Gallery: Jerome High School dedication | Southern Idaho Local News |  Twin Falls Times-News

The community listens during a dedication ceremony and takes a tour of the school Wednesday evening, Aug. 24, 2016, in Jerome.

Obituary: Paul David “Dave” Pettit  Twin Falls Times-News

December 8, 1938—November 19, 2018. Paul David “Dave” Pettit of Burley, ID died Monday November 19, 2018. Dave was born to James and Iva Pettit on ...

2018 High School Football Preview: Canyon Ridge Riverhawks  Twin Falls Times-News

Head Coach: Sean Impomeni, 5th season. 2017 Record: 4-6 (3-2 4A Great Basin Conference). Playoffs: Lost to Middleton 44-7 in first round of 4A playoffs ...

Obituary: Brandon Michael Worring  Twin Falls Times-News

July 16, 1992 – Sept. 2, 2018. Brandon Michael Worring, 26, of Jerome, Idaho was born July 16, 1992 in Idaho Falls, Idaho and left this home September 2, 2018 ...

Obituary: Steven Dean Ploss  Twin Falls Times-News

January 12, 1958 – July 10, 2018. Steven Dean Ploss passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at St. Luke's Hospital. He was born in Jerome, Idaho on January 12, ...

The Magic Valley's biggest districts are growing. Will Jerome be next for new schools?  Times-News

JEROME — There's a chance Jerome residents may see a new school in town, but probably not for at least five years.

Not just for students: Idaho's schools now have report cards, and they're all online  Twin Falls Times-News

BOISE — The State Department of Education released online report cards for every public school and charter in the state on Wednesday.

An old, familiar opponent: Twin Falls, Jerome play to draw  Twin Falls Times-News

JEROME – For the fifth time in the past 12 months, Jerome and Twin Falls boys soccer played each other. Those five matches featured two wins by Jerome, two ...

Canyon Ridge, Twin Falls take top honors at Tim Dunne Invite  Times-News

JEROME — On a cold, windy Friday afternoon in Jerome, rival schools from Twin Falls blazed through the field at the Tim Dunne Invitational.

New Idaho law now in effect means those who threaten schools can be charged with a felony  Times-News

TWIN FALLS — After a flurry of school security threats this winter across Idaho an updated state law aims to crack down on offenders and hand down harsher ...

Jerome High Principal Picked as Hagerman Superintendent  Twin Falls Times-News

HAGERMAN • After more than 20 years as a Jerome teacher, Eric Anderson will become superintendent and elementary school principal for the Hagerman ...

Obituary: Miles Cunningham  Twin Falls Times-News

January 22, 1963—December 19, 2018. Miles Cunningham, 55, passed away Wednesday, December 19, 2018. He was born in Jerome, Idaho on January 22, ...

Minidoka schools approves new charter school  Times-News

RUPERT— Minidoka County School District's board of trustees approved a second charter school geared toward industrial classes that provide certifications to ...

Obituary: Dennis L Ricketts  Twin Falls Times-News

December 5, 1946 – September 19, 2018. Dennis L Ricketts passed away peacefully on September 19, 2018 in Twin Falls, Idaho. He is survived by two children ...

Renovations Underway at Jerome Schools  Twin Falls Times-News

JEROME • Renovations are underway at Jerome schools and some projects will be completed next month.

Jerome opens season with tough win over Buhl  Twin Falls Times-News

BUHL — In the first game of the season for both teams, the Jerome High School boys basketball team pulled out a 59-50 win over Buhl on the road.

Times-News prep athletes of the week: May 7-May 13  Twin Falls Times-News

Girls athlete of the week: Mattalyn Geddes, Twin Falls.

Sports at a glance: Upcoming events | Southern Idaho Sports  Twin Falls Times-News

The Idaho Basketball Academy Elite League is taking team registrations from now through Monday, Oct. 15. The AAU league has divisions for boys and girls in ...

2017 High School Football Preview: Jerome Tigers  Twin Falls Times-News

Head Coach: Sid Gambles, 6th year. 2016 Record: 3-6 (2-3 4A Great Basin Conference). Playoffs: None. Sid Gambles led Jerome to a 6-5 record and a playoff ...

Local Roundup: Myers buzzer-beater completes Jerome's comeback over Canyon Ridge  Twin Falls Times-News

TWIN FALLS — Jordin Myers hit a buzzer-beater to lift the Tigers to a Great Basin Conference win. Jerome ran an out-of-bounds play with 1.1 seconds left, and ...

'I’ll never forget it': Veterans share memories and life lessons with Kimberly students  Times-News

KIMBERLY — Andrew Pike fought for his life when he was shot in 2007 by an Iraqi sniper during a routine U.S. Army patrol.

Facility fragility: Schools have limited options to maintain athletic facilities  Times-News

To maintain their athletic facilities, school districts often must turn to bonds and levies. But if those fail, it can be devastating to athletic programs that need ...

Obituary: Thomas A Rudy  Twin Falls Times-News

April 5, 1939—December 28, 2018. Thomas A. Rudy, 79, of Burley, Idaho passed away at his home on Friday, December 28, 2018, from complications of ...

Gooding and Richfield voters approve ballot measures  Twin Falls Times-News

RICHFIELD — Voters gave a thumbs up Tuesday to Gooding and Richfield school districts' ballot measures.

Minidoka County schools close early due to snow  Twin Falls Times-News

RUPERT — The Minidoka County School District closed its school campuses at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday due to drifting snow.

Blaine County School District seeks food service company  Twin Falls Times-News

HAILEY — The Blaine County School District is requesting proposals for a fixed-price contract with a food *service* management company. Trustees are looking ...

Former Jerome teacher arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol  KMVT

A former Jerome High School history teacher was arrested Tuesday for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol.

Jerome High School to get new roof sooner than planned due to ceiling leaks  KMVT

Jerome High School experienced a leaky roof earlier this week as a result of last week's rain.

Pipe break floods Idaho School for the Deaf and the Blind, some classes canceled  Twin Falls Times-News

GOODING — The Idaho School for the Deaf and the Blind is canceling classes this week for elementary school deaf/hard of hearing students due to a sprinkler ...

Obituary: Frank D. Scherer  Twin Falls Times-News

June 9, 1936—Aug. 25, 2018. Loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend Francis Delton Scherer passed away peacefully, Saturday, August 25th ...

Jerome speech class reigns supreme  KMVT

Jerome speech class holds many titles and accolades, but the close knit family they have created.

Jerome Students Receive Shot Glasses at Prom  Twin Falls Times-News

JEROME • A mother was surprised when her teenage daughter, a senior at Jerome High School, came home from prom Saturday night with a souvenir — a shot ...

Next year’s Twin Falls teacher contracts: Pay boost, same health insurance, more bereavement days  Times-News

TWIN FALLS — Twin Falls School District teachers will see a pay boost, the same health insurance benefits and more available bereavement days next school ...

Photo of Harry Styles dressed as an astronaut in Jerome high school yearbook goes viral  Twin Falls Times-News

JEROME — Chloe Preston was looking through her yearbook to find photos of her friends.

Canyon Ridge High School is seeking donations of non-perishable food items  Twin Falls Times-News

TWIN FALLS — Canyon Ridge High School is seeking donations of non-perishable food items after earlier donations were sent to the wrong place.

Filer High lockdown lifted after Snapchat message sparks alarm  Twin Falls Times-News

FILER — Filer High School was placed on a soft lockdown Friday afternoon after a Snapchat message depicted a person students knew driving with a gun.

Jerome High Selected for Mentoring Program  Twin Falls Times-News

JEROME • Jerome High School has a new mentoring program to help students figure out life beyond high school.

With students living on campus, Idaho School for the Deaf and the Blind wants to boost security and remodel housing  Times-News

GOODING — Thinking about security can keep any school superintendent awake at night, but the challenge is even bigger for Brian Darcy at the Idaho School ...

Obituary: Sandi Kay Nice  Twin Falls Times-News

June 9, 1969 – December 8, 2018. Sandi Kay Tolman Nice, 49, passed away on December 8, 2018 at her home in Filer, Idaho after an honorable fight against ...

Independence Day fireworks could be coming back to Jerome  KMVT

JEROME, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — It's been awhile since Jerome had a firework show for Independence Day. The city plans to change that this summer.

Jerome basketball player holding fundraiser for children's cancer research; girl's hoops scores  KMVT

JEROME, Idaho ( KMVT / KSVT ) Jerome Tigers get the season sweep of Wood River; plus senior Nicole Cook shares with us her upcoming fundraiser, Coaches ...

JHS Class of '66 50th reunion  Twin Falls Times-News

The Jerome High School Class of 1966 held the 50th reunion August 19, 20, and 21. Friday evening was an informal gathering at the Jerome Senior Center.

Magic Valley's Distinguished Young Women program is March 22  Twin Falls Times-News

BUHL — The Distinguished Young Women of Magic Valley program will be held at 6:30 p.m. March 22 at Buhl High School.

After a long absence, Twin Falls High School has a marching band  Times-News

TWIN FALLS — They're getting the band back together.

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