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School Closure Extended Through April 10th

We would like to let everyone know that Governor Bullock has extended school closures across the State of Montana through April 10, 2020.

We will continue our off-site/distance learning opportunities for all our students - please check your school's webpage for more information.

We will also continue to provide lunches Monday through Friday for all children ages 1 through 18 at the designated locations, as listed below:
Garfield: 11:00-11:20 am
LJHS: 11:30-11:50 am
FHS: 12:00 am-12:20 pm

Public Safety Announcement

No Group Gatherings on School Property

PUBLIC SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENT: Per CDC guidelines, for the safety of our students, staff and community, please practice social distancing and refrain from gathering in groups on school property during the duration of the school closure. This includes recreational use of all school playground facilities, basketball courts, tennis courts, track and field facilities, parking lots and other outdoor meeting areas. Individual use by parents along with their children is allowed.

Kindergarten Screening Postponed

Kindergarten Screening Postponed

Dear Parents and Guardians:
At this time we are postponing our Kindergarten Screening dates scheduled for April 1st and 2nd. We will look at rescheduling the screening later in the spring to ensure we have all our incoming kindergarten kids placed in classes for this fall. This is just a precaution to ensure the safety and welfare of our staff and all families involved.

If you have questions please contact Garfield School by phone, (406)535-2366, or email Mr. Lewis at

Counselors Offer Resources

Online Resources from our School Counselors

Hello Lewistown Parents! 

Please take some time to check out our school counselors' websites. Mrs. LaRowe, Mrs. Jenness, Mrs. Majerus and Mrs. Durbin all have websites that can be accessed from the Teacher Webpages at each school.  They have have included many great resources and helpful tips for navigating this surreal time. Our counselors are available daily for our students so please do not hesitate to reach out!   

LPS Teacher Websites

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In support of our students and parents we have included a quick menu to access teacher and staff webpages.  For more information, digital backpacks and school contact information please go to each school's webpage.

Safety Tips from LPS School Nurse Leisha Armstrong

Lewistown Junior High team takes second at Science Olympiad

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By DEB HILL | News-Argus Managing Editor

The Junior High Science Olympiad team that took second place includes (front row from left) Kai Painter, Tyson Dubbs, Tate Mangold, Jasper Fairchild, and Emma Myers; (middle row from left) Julia Kunau, Tal Brooks, Owen Day, Landon Burleigh; and (back row from left) Isha VanderBeek, Ava Assenmacher, Kylie Moline, Matthew Golik, James Martell and Carson Barta.
The Junior High Science Olympiad team that took second place includes (front row from left) Kai Painter,
Tyson Dubbs, Tate Mangold, Jasper Fairchild, and Emma Myers; (middle row from left) Julia Kunau, Tal
Brooks, Owen Day, Landon Burleigh; and (back row from left) Isha VanderBeek, Ava Assenmacher, Kylie
Moline, Matthew Golik, James Martell and Carson Barta.

Lewistown students can hold their own in the sciences, at least according to the results of this year’s Science Olympiad held last Tuesday in Bozeman on the Montana State University campus.

The Lewistown Junior High team took second place in Division B (grades 6-9) and Fergus High was fourth in Division A (grades 9-12).

Around 1,400 students from 63 middle schools and 57 high schools competed in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) challenges....

LJHS Actvities

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Junior High Activities are an important part of any adolescent experience – from learning new physical skills and sportsmanship to simply enjoying the thrill of activity and competition.  The goal of our programs is to support the thrill of competing and having fun with friends, as well as experiences to support their academic, social and emotional growth. 

Our coaches, teachers and club leaders work together to ensure our students are performing in their academics and extracurricular activities. We schedule practices after school on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday leaving Wednesday for families and church related activities.

To help parents support their student in actvities....

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Lewistown Junior High914 West Main Street
Lewistown, MT 59457
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Phone: (406) 535-5419
Fax: (406) 535-2300