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COVID-19 Cases In Montana Schools Double

Sep 25, 2020

Twice as many schools in Montana are reporting more than twice as many cases of the novel coronavirus among students and stuff over the week prior.

In a weekly report released Wednesday, the state health department announced 62 more schools reported coronavirus cases than the previous week, for a total of 121 schools kindergarten through university statewide.

Four-term Democratic State Representative Jean Price from Great Falls.
Montana Legislature

Four-term Democratic State Representative Jean Price of Great Falls has died. Price died Monday morning of pancreatic cancer.

Students from all three Great Falls high schools rehearse for the upcoming play 'Converge: E Plurbus Unum' in the Great Falls High School auditorium Jan. 30, 2019
Eric Whitney / MTPR

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this web post mis-identified a student, that photo has been removed, he correct photo is below.

The beautiful Gothic Revival auditorium at Great Falls High School, built in 1930, has huge, high ceilings, a balcony and 1,200 seats facing a broad proscenium stage. On a recent visit here, like on many winter evenings in high schools across Montana, students are rehearsing for an upcoming play.