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Thompson Falls High School is a high school in Thompson Falls, Sanders County, Montana, United States.As of the 2014–2015 school year, it had an enrollment of 175 students in grades 9–12.
Thompson Falls is a city in and the county seat of Sanders County, Montana, United States. The population was 1,313 at the 2010 census.
Montana is a state in the Northwestern United States. Montana has several nicknames, although none are official, including "Big Sky Country" and "The Treasure State", and slogans that include "Land of the Shining Mountains" and more recently "The Last Best Place".
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The school has an unusually large percentage of students who have come from other states, where they have had difficulties and have been sent to Sanders County to live in group homes. More than 90% of these students go on to graduate from high school.In 2015 the school received a College and Career Transition Award from ACT and the state of Montana.
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Sanders County is a county in the U.S. state of Montana. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 11,413. Its county seat is Thompson Falls. The county was founded in 1905.
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The Clark Fork, or the Clark Fork of the Columbia River, is a river in the U.S. states of Montana and Idaho, approximately 310 miles (500 km) long. The largest river by volume in Montana, it drains an extensive region of the Rocky Mountains in western Montana and northern Idaho in the watershed of the Columbia River. The river flows northwest through a long valley at the base of the Cabinet Mountains and empties into Lake Pend Oreille in the Idaho Panhandle. The Pend Oreille River in Idaho, Washington, and British Columbia, Canada which drains the lake to the Columbia in Washington, is sometimes included as part of the Clark Fork, giving it a total length of 479 miles (771 km), with a drainage area of 25,820 square miles (66,900 km2). In its upper 20 miles (32 km) in Montana near Butte, it is known as Silver Bow Creek. Interstate 90 follows much of the upper course of the river from Butte to northwest of Missoula. The highest point within the river's watershed is Mount Evans at 10,641 feet (3,243 m) in Deer Lodge County, Montana along the Continental Divide.
Excelsior College is a private college in Albany, New York. The college offers undergraduate and graduate degrees and comprises three schools: the School of Undergraduate Studies, the School of Graduate Studies and the School of Nursing. It serves mostly non-traditional, adult working students who live across the country and internationally through their online programs.
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Glacier Country, Montana is a tourism region in the U.S state of Montana. Glacier Country includes the cities of Missoula, Kalispell, Polson, Libby, Whitefish, Browning, Montana, Eureka, Montana and Thompson Falls. Glacier Country is home to Glacier National Park, and Montana's 2nd largest city- Missoula, Montana. The 2015 population of Glacier Country is 332,702.
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The Montana Historical Society (MHS) is a historical society located in the U.S. State of Montana that acts to preserve historical resources important to the understanding of Montana history. The Society provides services through six operational programs: Administration, Research Center, Museum, Publications, Historic Preservation, and Education. It is governed by a 15-member Board of Trustees, appointed by the Governor, which hires the director of the Society and sets policy for the agency. Founded in 1865, it is one of the oldest such institutions in the Western United States.
The Ward Hotel, at 925 Main Street in Thompson Falls in Sanders County, Montana was built in 1907-1908 by Edward Donlan. Edward Donlan is very likely the most significant individual in Thompson Falls history. He was a substantial land owner, entrepreneur and politician. He was elected state senator from Missoula in 1902, 1906, 1910 and 1918.
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