Shields Valley News

Shields resident named Psychologist of the Year
Jean Skillman
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Juliana Robinson, of Wilsall, was presented Montana Association of School Psychologists Psychologist of the Year at the fall Conference at Fairmont Friday. 

Robinson has worked at the schools in southern Park County and is presently working the Belgrade Middle School. 

She and her husband, Eric, and their two children live at the Robinson Ranch near Wilsall.


Halloween events

• The Halloween Costume Parade at the Shields Valley Elementary School is at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, at the Wilsall school gym.

• The Wilsall Fire Department is hosting a Halloween Party Thursday,  Oct. 31. Be watching for more information.


Flea Market winners

Winners of centerpiece door prizes at the Shields Valley Senior Citizens Flea Market Saturday were Cindy Wagner, Renae Farnes, Dana Knobel, Jean Landers, Chuck  Burdette, Jean Pletan, Jodi Wilson, Mary Sarver and Mandy Hamm.

At Pam Lucas’ table at the Flea Market, Jean Skillman won the jar of Tootsie Rolls for coming the closest in guessing the number of them in the jar.


Church news

• Youth Group at the Wilsall Community Church meets at 7 p.m.  Wednesdays at the church. Young people in seventh through 12th grade are welcome. It starts this evening, Oct. 23, with a barbecue. Andy Devoto and Mike McClure are facilitating a video series on Creation Science.

• Danny Johnson, of Bozeman, will be the guest speaker at the l0:45 morning worship service Sunday, Oct. 27, at the Wilsall Community Church.

• Paul Seastrand of Wilsall will be the guest speaker at the 9 a.m. service Sunday, Oct. 27, at Shields River Lutheran Church in Wilsall.


Club news

The Brackett Creek Women’s Club met Oct. 16 at the home of Wilma Bogar with seven members and one guest present. It was unanimously decided to keep the same officers for the coming year. They discussed the neighborhood bulletin board to be put up, ideas for programs for coming meetings, and their Christmas project. They will provide a game night for the folks at the Haven facility. They will participate in the “Can the Griz” donations for the food bank. Food was brought for the Bridger Canyon Fire Department dinner that evening. Box tops were turned in. They signed a get well card to a neighbor.

Refreshments were served. Kay Hays won the ceramic snowman door prize. Barbara Prager told them about the Community School Collaborative program at the Sleeping Giant Middle School in Livingston. The Nov. 20 meeting will be at the home of Tess Jones and members will bring hats and gloves to give to the Shields Valley Elementary School in Wilsall. The Christmas meeting is Dec. 18 at the home of Sally Taylor.


Guests, visits

Terry Sarrazin of West Burlington, Iowa, is staying with his parents Jim and Joyce Sarrazin this week while visiting family and friends in the area.  



• The Clyde Park Bridge Club met Oct. 16 at Clyde Park Tavern and Cafe with Ken DeBoer as host. Prize winners were Kathy DeBoer, high; and Loraine Eyman, bingo.  

• Winners of the Oct. 22 Senior Citizens card party were Marie Smith, first; Georgia Hogenson, second; and Marge Briggs, low.


School schedule

• Oct. 24: The high school volleyball teams start playing with the junior varsity at 4 p.m. in Clyde Park against West Yellowstone. This is Senior Night.

• Oct. 25: The high school volleyball teams start playing with the junior varsity at 5 p.m. in Gardiner.

• Oct. 26: The high school football team plays at 7 p.m. in Bridger.

• Oct. 27-30: The National FFA Convention is in Indianapolis. 

• Oct. 28-31: This is Red Ribbon Week.

• Oct. 31-Nov. 1: The District Volleyball Tournament is at Manhattan Christian.