Welcome to Idaho Hill Elementary School

Our school strives to be an engaging school where all students are able to achieve mastery of the essential standards which includes collaboration and application of fundamental skills in a real world setting with a focus on STEaM.

Have a great summer. We miss you!


Final report cards will be mailed by June 10th (with Silverwood Read 2 Ride tickets for those who completed the 600 minutes of reading). 

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION NOW OPEN - Register on-line or call the office.

Due to school closures, West Bonner County School District will have online Kindergarten registration availability for parents who need to register their incoming kindergarten student for the 2020-2021 school year.  Links to registration are available on the school websites, as well as the district website.  Once the on-line registration is completed, a form will be mailed to you with instructions for the next step.   
In addition to the online option, each school will have an appointment only option if you wish to come in person to receive and deliver registration paperwork.  You must call the school to set up a time during the week of May 4th through May 8th.  Contact information for the schools is as follows:


District - www.sd83.org,  Priest River Elementary  448-1181  www.pre.sd83.org,  Priest Lake Elementary  443-2555 www.ple.sd83.org

IDH-Kindergarten Registration Form

ril 15, 2020 

Dear Parents/Guardians and Staff: 

We wanted to send a brief message about upcoming educational packet turn in and pick up dates. From this point on Priest River Lamanna High School will be collecting work and passing out new educational packets on Fridays. This begins this Friday, April 17. This will be every Friday from 8am-12pm, until the school year ends on June 5th. For more specific information about what is expected and the collection of personal items, please wait for a message directly from Priest River Lamanna High School.

Priest River Elementary, Priest Lake Elementary, Idaho Hill Elementary, and Priest River Junior High will continue handing out educational packets and collecting completed instruction every two weeks on Wednesdays, with the exception of the last turn in date. The dates will be as follows: April 22, May 6th, May 20th and June 5th. Times will be from 8am-12pm at all locations. Specific information on instructions and the collection of personal items will be communicated from each school.

It is important for parents/guardians to understand that this work is not optional and will be graded. We thank you for your continued support. If you have any concerns, please contact your building principals.


Paul Anselmo
West Bonner County School District, Superintendent

K-6th grade STEaM Focused - High Expectations - Hands on Learning

We will continue to provide educational packets through the end of the school year. We will contact parents for the next packet distribution times soon.  Drive by stations will be set up in the bus loading lane for your safety.
We have had a number of questions in regards to whether or not your student is being offered online learning services. Online learning portals and instructional packets are being used at the Secondary levels. Instructional packets, only, are used at the Elementary Levels.

3rd Quarter Report Cards will be mailed out April 15th. 

COVID-19 Board Meetings


The Child Nutrition Department would like to announce the start of grab n go meal delivery via bus stops in the West Bonner School District beginning Monday, April 20, 2020. A breakfast and lunch meal will be provided free to all kids ages 1-18 at the following places and times, Monday-Friday:

Bus Stop 1

Shane Campbell Trucking- 43 Double J Lane Blanchard, ID, meal time pickup: 8:00-8:30 AM

Valley Baptist Church- 7336 Spirit Lake Cutoff Road Priest River, meal pickup time: 8:45-9:15 AM

Edgemere Grange- 3273 Bandy Road Priest River, meal pick up time: 9:30-10:00 AM

Bus stop 2

Laclede Store- 14663 Hwy 2 Laclede, meal pickup time- 8:00-8:30 AM

Peninsula Union Church- 3754 Peninsula Road Priest River, meal pickup time: 9:00-9:30 AM

Reminder that the following schools are providing grab n go meals:

Priest River Elementary, Priest River Jr High School, Idaho Hill Elementary and Priest Lake Elementary, service times are 8:00-10:00 AM Monday-Friday

We look forward to serving our kiddos!

Terri Johnson

Child Nutrition Director, West Bonner Schools

Families within WBCSD with children under 5 yrs.
Dolly Pardon's Imagination Library
Sponsored by PRCF Literacy Team
Pick up application at Blanchard Library, PR Library or Idaho Hill Elementary 

March Character Trait
Always doing your best no matter how hard, persistence.

Thank you Soul Patrol for financial and clothing donations!

Thank you Fertile Valley Grange for 5th grade Thesauruses.

McTeacher Night raised over $400 for STEaM! Thank you McDonald's and families for making this a fun and worthwhile event.

Idaho Lottery Scratch For Schools
Our staff volunteers earned $175

Thank you Sandpoint Elks for providing dictionaries to our 3rd grade classroom.
School begins at 7:45 a.m. - tardy bell rings at 7:50 a.m.
Office door will open at 7:15 a.m. (classrooms will open at 7:30 a.m.)
Dismissal times:  2:35 bus riders2:40 parent pick up2:45 walkers

Early release days the 2nd & 4th Friday of every month.
School will dismiss at 1 p.m. on Early Release Friday's.



Idaho Hill Elementary will be continuing educational packets until April 17th.  Wednesday, April 8th, from 8:00 a.m. to noon, parents are asked to return completed student packets and pick up new packets.  Drive by stations will be set up in the bus loading lane for your safety.  See you on Wednesday
Sunshine in an "orange" fresh from Arizona. Thank you to one of our generous sponsors! 12 2ND QTR READING CHALLENGE REWARD KINDERGARTEN & 3RD GRADE BOWLING Thank you Memory Lanes! 12 Thank you SOUL PATROL Donating $250 to support our After School Program 4 STCU SURPRISE! STCU To see more pictures please check out the photo tab under our school!

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