The Panhandle Alliance for Education (PAFE), is creating a video tribute to Lake Pend Oreille School District teachers. We are excited to announce the first Sandpoint High School Film Festival and seek your creative video submissions. THEME: Tell us what inspires you …. …. (about school) PAFE is asking students to share their stories about

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Annie was born in Everett, Washington, and lived there until she left to attend Arizona State University. After receiving her bachelor’s degree in business, Annie began working for Ping Golf Equipment Company. During her 14-year tenure at Ping, she created and ran Ping’s clothing and embroidery division. She then headed up the retail division for

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Naticia Litven, a 1991 Central Washington University graduate, has lived in Sandpoint since 2002 with her husband, Bob Klatt. She has been an elementary school teacher in the Lake Pend Oreille School District since moving here. Previously she taught for 11 years in the Highline School District in Seattle. During her teaching career she has

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Karl was born in Lewiston, Idaho, and raised in Grangeville, Elk City and Plummer, Idaho, and Latah, Washington. Upon graduation from the University of Idaho with a Bachelor of Science in communications, he embarked on a career in sales, marketing and management, living in Idaho, Alaska, Florida, Washington and Illinois. Dye was able to fulfill

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Any teacher can tell you that no two students learn the same way or at the same speed. Some seem to understand a concept as soon as it’s introduced, while others need the subject broken down into its component parts. An explanation that makes perfect sense to some students will remain inscrutable to others, who

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Half a world away from Sandpoint, clustered along the legendary Silk Road that traders once traveled to bring the spices and silks of the east to the residents of Europe, is a group of countries whose names all end with “Stan.” This winter, a grant from the Panhandle Alliance for Education allowed seventh graders at

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