Flu shots given Oct. 15 and 22
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
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Photo by Jean Skillman

Shields Valley sixth-grader Teah Vennis interviews Sharon Waddell during Grandparents Day Thursday in Wilsall.

Clinics for flu shots are from noon to 2:30 p.m. at the Wilsall school and from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Clyde Park School Tuesday, Oct. 15. Flu shots will also be available from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22 at the Bank of the Rockies in Clyde Park.

School news

• The regular meeting of the Shields Valley School Board is 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, in the Wilsall school multipurpose room.

• Shields Valley September Students of the Month are: kindergarten — Kinley Schaefer; first grade — Skyler Jackson and Trennis Bailey, second grade — Abigail Robinson and Desirae Herron; third grade — Emma Cleveland and Karson Bennett; fourth grade — Andrew Long and Kendall Mosley; fifth grade — Aubrey Helton and Kyla Mather; sixth grade — Isla Vermillion, Kale Chambers and Levi Danielson.

• The Shields Valley Elementary School Book Fair is this week, through Friday, Oct. 4, in Wilsall. Thursday the hours are 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday the hours are 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Support the elementary library by buying books.

• Parent-Teacher Conferences at Shields Valley Schools are from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, at both schools. Elementary parents have been given times to meet the teachers and junior high and high school parents are welcome to come in any time between 4 p.m. and 9 p.m.

MOPS meets

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) of Park County is a local Christian non profit that seeks to equip and encourage moms of young children. They meet the first Thursday morning of the month from September until May. For more information or how to get involved e-mail

Their next meeting is at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, at Living Hope Church on the corner of Third and Clark Streets in Livingston.

Commissioner visit

County Commissioner Clint Tinsley will be in Shields Valley Friday, Oct. 4. From 8:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. he will be at Old Wilsall Hardware Deli, also known as Val’s, and from 10 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. he will be at the Town Hall in Clyde Park.

Church news

• Shields River Lutheran Women’s monthly Bible Study meets at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at the church in Wilsall. This is the first study of the fall season. They will be studying the book of Mark.

• St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Clyde Park starts on its winter hours of meeting for worship at 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 6.

• Dave Barnhart of Bozeman will be the guest speaker at the 10:45 morning worship service Sunday, Oct. 6, at the Wilsall Community Church.

• The four Park County United Methodist Churches-Shields Valley, Pine Creek, Grace and Holbrook-will meet jointly at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, at Holbrook on the corner of Fifth and Lewis Streets in Livingston.

Club news

The Wilsall Wranglers 4-H Club meeting is at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, at the Wilsall School multipurpose room.


Winners of the Oct. 1 Senior Citizens card party were Betty Burdette, first; Linda Wilson, second; Marge Briggs, low.

School schedule

• Oct. 3-4: The annual Book Fair at the elementary library is this week.

• Oct. 3: Parent Teacher Conferences are from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at both schools.

• Oct. 4: The junior high and high school football teams play Broadview/Lavina in Lavina at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., respectively. The high school volleyball teams start playing with the junior varsity at 5 p.m. in West Yellowstone.

• Oct. 5: The junior high volleyball teams play at 8:30 a.m. in the Shields Valley Tournament in Clyde Park. The high school volleyball teams play in the Manhattan Christian Tournament.

• Oct. 8: The varsity volleyball team plays Harrison/ Willow Creek at 5:30 in Willow Creek. The junior high volleyball teams start playing at 4 p.m. in Big Timber.