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Roughly 2,400 new housing units were built in the West Ada School District from 2016 to 2017.

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Spring is always the busiest time of year, especially for members of the Meridian FFA chapter. Members spend the spring days studying for upcoming Career Development Events (CDEs) and preparing for the Idaho State Leadership Conference, held at the beginning of April. During the past few spr…

The West Ada School District will run a levy measure March 14. If approved, the plant facility levy will bring in up to $16 million a year for the next 10 years to be used for building maintenance and the purchase of future school sites.

Two students from the West Ada School District, Kassandra Brown and Cheyenne Quilter, were named distinguished finalists for Idaho Youth Volunteer of 2017, an award presented by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.

The Meridian Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council invites local teens to apply to participate in the seventh annual Ignite Youth event. Ignite Youth is an idea and presentation competition in which high school students have the opportunity to share their passions, concerns and ideas with an audien…

Idaho middle-schoolers will compete in the regional Future City Competition on Saturday, presented by DiscoverE at Boise State University. More than 31 teams are competing, including from the Lake Hazel and Victory middle schools in the West Ada School District.

The Idaho STEM Action Center recently awarded more than $250,000 in grants to Idaho educators and organizations, including Heritage Middle and Hunter Elementary schools in Meridian and the Galileo STEM Academy in Eagle.