Jerks in Montana History: John
Geiger, by Amanda Shotzberger (Libby High School)
Essays of Place
BIGFORK HIGH SCHOOL teacher Mary Sullivan
Ashley Ascione - Flathead County Fairgrounds
A realization of how one place and
the events that occur there connect a community and allow its members something to look
forward to as well as a chance to remember the past.
Bill Brandewie - My Feet
A fifth generation resident
of the Swan River Valley explains the significance of his grandfather's land and the
traditions tied to it.
Sam Glover - The Land
The author shares events that made
this place special and memorable for her.
- The Cliffs
A place that recalls memories of family
time and buried courage.
Paul Sullivan - Forts Under Construction
The author describes a place where children play and grow, where they emulate,
and eventually begin to become, adults.
CHESTER HIGH SCHOOL
teacher Renee Rasmussen
Todd Alisch - Morning Decoys
The author provides us with a picture of his meaningful activity which has the
power to both calm and excite.
Kendra Matkin - Pugsley Home Bottom
The author takes a close look at the place she has grown up and shows why it
deserves to be called home.
Megan Mattson - Where I Learned What It Meant
One girl discovers how one of her favorite places to play as a child is more
than just a playground; it is central to her family's past as well as their
Katie Swank - The Flood
The discovery of the power of a place that was always known.
Kali Wicks - My Own Monster
As the author grows she begins to realize the
place she has always known has meaning not only for her; it has a much larger
SIMMS HIGH SCHOOL
teacher Dorothea Susag
Tara Clark - Hallway of Memories
A student ponders the changes one
place has witnessed over time.
Scott Warnick - Marias River Massacre Site
Reflections on the
emotional, human reactions that could have occurred in this historical place.
VIETNAM VETERANS - RONAN HIGH SCHOOL
teacher Christa Umphrey
Ben Adams, interview by Patrick Wendler
Felsman, interview by Kristan Neilsen and Katrina Potter
Folsom, interview by Yetta Folsom, writing by Beverly Powell and
interview by Chelsea Dullinger
interview by Tiffany Shepard and Chris Larson
interview by Catherine Jackson and Corinna Morigeau
interview by Andrew Jackson
interview by Jessica Bisson and Kristan Nielson
Lankford, interview by Andy Samsel
interviewed Joel Diaz and Kyle Moderie
interviewed Jennica Joscum
Lockwood, interview by Justin Olson and Chris Bays
interview by Tiffany Shepard
"Sonny" Matt, interview by Catherine Jackson and Corinna Morigeau,
writing by Catherine Taylor, Corinna Taylor, and Laura Taylor
interview by Jamie Dickson and Dan Mays
Morigeau, interview by Corinna Morigeau, Catherine Jackson, Marcus
Peidalue, interview by Chris Larson& Jessica Pierre
interview by Erika Reum and Nikki Fleck
interview by Justin Olson and Chris Bays
interview by John Wills
interview by Michael Blixt and Justin Wieshaar
Spittler, interview by Katrina Potter and Kovin Maughan
interview by Derrick Mikesell and Brenton Green
Sternjacob, interview by Mercie Lee
interview by Joelle Smith and Caroline Lozeau
interview by Chris Bays and Justin Olson
interview by Joelle Smith
Book Reviews by High School Students
Reviews by Ronan High School Students
Camp by Larry Barness, reviewed by William Foust
Indian Creek Chronicles by Pete Fromm, reviewed by Cameron Kuntz
of Jim Loney by James Welch, reviewed by Aaron Skogen