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News Briefs for Oct. 13, 2021


October 13, 2021

Photo Courtesy Maureen Leech

The Glasgow High School Swing Choir rehearses for the upcoming fall concert, rescheduled to Monday, Nov. 1.

Glasgow Schools Fall Concert Rescheduled for Nov. 1

UPDATE: Due to a staff shortage at the Glasgow School District, the Glasgow Music Department will now host their Fall Concert at 6 and 7 p.m. on Monday Nov. 1. It previously had been scheduled for Oct. 19.

The Glasgow Music Department will host their Fall Concert on Monday, Nov. 1 in the High School Auditorium.

The evening will feature all of our music students from the Middle School and the High School on one night.

Starting at 6 p.m. will be the 6-12th grade Band Concert, including the 6th grade band, 7/8 grade band and High School Band.

Following that concert, the choir will begin at 7:15 p.m. That concert will include the 6th grade choir, 7/8 grade choir, Chamber Choir and Swing Choir.

Organizers invite the public to come out and support the students and hear some great music.

Doors will open at 5:45 p.m. for the band concert and 7 p.m. for the choir concert. "We look forward to seeing you there!" organizers said.

Glasgow School District Releases Free Lunch Policy

Glasgow School District 1A announces the 2021-22 policy for Free and Reduced-Price School Meals for students whose schools participate in the U.S. Department of Agriculture Seamless Summer Option (SSO).

The complete policy is on file in the central office and may be reviewed by any interested party.

All enrolled students are eligible for free meals regardless of family income for school year 2021-22. Meals will be served to enrolled children at no cost.

No application forms will be required to be completed from families for children to be eligible for free meals, but are encouraged because certain federal grants are based on free and reduced statistics.

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) email: [email protected].

Two Suicides at Montana Prison

In separate incidents over a two-week period in September, two inmates at Montana State Prison died by suicide, Montana Department of Corrections Director Brian Gootkin announced Wednesday.

On Sept. 20, 2021, correctional officers found inmate Edward A. Bailey, 40, unresponsive in his cell, and on Sept. 28, 2021, Jeremy B. Cramer, 47, was found unresponsive in his cell. Both inmates were pronounced deceased by the prison physician.

"Suicides are always difficult for everyone involved, and the department extends its condolences to the families of these individuals," Gootkin said.


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