Teachers, enter the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest

WASHINGTON, D.C. — For the 10th consecutive year, Samsung has launched the annual Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest, which challenges sixth- to 12th-grade public school students and teachers to use science, technology, engineering and math — STEM — to address issues in their communities.

Register for Kindergarten Readiness Program in Rupert

RUPERT — A free six-week summer program to help children get ready for kindergarten will take place from 9 to 11:30 a.m. July 2 to Aug. 8, with the exception of July 4. It will meet on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays in the Parish Hall behind St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church at the corner of Sixth and I streets in Rupert.

IEA celebrates Teacher Appreciation Day/Week

BOISE — National Teacher Day was celebrated throughout the nation on Tuesday. This recognition is an integral part of Teacher Appreciation Week, which runs May 7-11. It is co-sponsored by the National Education Association and the National Parent Teacher Association.

Be an "Educator for a Day" in Hailey

HAILEY — The Blaine County School District invites community members to become an “Educator for a Day” on Feb. 23. The registration deadline is Feb. 15. This event presents an opportunity to find out what it’s like to be a teacher, support professional or principal. It provides the public an inside look at Blaine County schools, classrooms and the professional lives of educators.

Woman whose husband was killed in London terror attack grew up in Boise

Boisean Bobbi Bullock didn’t realize that a dear friend of hers, Melissa “Missy” Cochran, was a victim in a London terror attack until her brother called her early Thursday morning.