Class Act

Fundraiser for scholarship in Blake Becker’s honor scheduled for Saturday

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) On Saturday there will be a scholarship fundraiser honoring 19-year-old Blake Becker. Becker, a motocross professional, died in a bike accident at Canyon Ferry Lake this summer Blake worked at...

Helena High students create art by welding

(HELENA) Art comes in all shapes and sizes, and in all materials. For 120 students at Helena High, those materials are welding rods and steel. The Helena High welding shop is a busy place, with students...

Helena Middle School: Cooking up student achievement

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) Creating a bond with students can be challenging sometimes. But Capital City area teacher Jesika Fisher found a way to make students want to come to school...

Class Act: High School Students Build a Home for a Veteran

https://youtu.be/rTWT3A8hbxA (MTN News-HELENA) A group of Helena High School students are sharpening their home building skills on a project that will eventually be given to a disabled veteran. Walt Jone's carpentry-two class began building this home from...

Helena Brothers Head To Ski Nationals

(MTN News-Helena) Two Helena brothers are headed to the USA Snowboard and Freeski Association Nationals in Colorado next month. The young skiers have been working towards this their entire life. "Well my mom skied pregnant so...

17 Year Old Light Show Creator is Spreading the Holiday Cheer in Helena

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ye2OYQDscZc&feature=youtu.be MTN News- A 17 year old has created a free Christmas light show for the Helena Community.  In return, he asks for donations to God's Love and for people to enjoy the experience. Thomas Reguin...

Capital High School student shows the negative side of meth through art

(MTN News-HELENA) A junior at Capital High is impacting our community through her art by standing against meth use. "I think that's the main goal I have with my art is affecting people and helping them," said Delaney Knudson, a...

High school carpentry students show off their work

(MTN News-HELENA) On Wednesday afternoon, members of the Capital High School and Helena High School Carpentry classes invited the public to see their latest project. An open house for a home they built themselves. It’s a...

Helena Fire Department teaches 2nd graders on fire safety

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) Over 800-second graders across the Helena Valley spent some time on Wednesday learning about fire safety with Helena Fire Department firefighters. Second graders from Rossiter Elementary School hit...

Helena High School football team will be trained in hands-only CPR

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) Helena High School football players will be trained in hands-only CPR after Reach air, an air medical transport service, gave the American Heart Association a $10,000 grant to...

Helena High science teacher shares his passion of science, engineering, and math to students

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) A Helena science teacher is sharing his love of science, technology engineering, and math. Earth science teacher, Tyler Hollow has been teaching for 13 years at Helena High School. The...

College Basketball Team Volunteers As Big Sisters

https://youtu.be/f9MujkqCmqg Volunteering in the community can be a rewarding experience, especially when you are mentoring children. “Every single Monday, all year” That's how often one member of the Big Brothers Big Sisters program in Helena gets to...

Class ACT: Dancer Maddy

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2d2wuk44CA&feature=youtu.be (MTN News-HELENA)  Participating in sports outside of school can be challenging with a large time commitment.  In this week's Class Act, MTN's Mikenzie Frost brings us a story of a dancer who says all...

Class Act: Helena High students determined to defeat hunger

(HELENA) This week the Montana Television Network is teaming up with non-profits and local and state agencies to support the "Week of Young Child" an opportunity to promote healthy kids and communities. In this week's...

Class Act: State Champion Robotics Team needs Community’s Help

https://youtu.be/c_4luVP6jyc   (MTN News-HELENA) Operating robots can challenge most people, but designing and building one can be event more difficult. In this week's Class Act, MTN's Mikenzie Frost met some Helena students who do not have...

Capital High Wins Best in State For Verizon App Challenge

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTBdfc5mryI&feature=youtu.be MTN News-For the second year in a row Capital High School wins best in state for the Verizon wireless App Challenge. 5 Capital High coders created a mobile app called "Mesh" to help students collaborate...

Eastgate Elementary students hosts 2nd Annual Eastgate Art Walk

(HELENA) From Matisse to Davinci kindergarten and first grade students at Eastgate Elementary school have spent weeks learning about great art and the artists who made it. The art these kids are making is...

Capital High students create “wrapped in love” quilts for a good cause

(MTN News-Helena) Stitch by stitch a Capital High School design class is sewing quilts to donate to a Helena non-profit. MTN's Sara Stinson shows us the needlework involved in making these "wrapped in love" quilts. Everyday...

Helena High Welding Club is Paying it Forward

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0s9Af8ip-aE&feature=youtu.be MTN News-The Helena High School American Welding Society is asking for donated cell phones and old holiday cards to recycle. "The cards helps those kids that are neglected at St. Judes Ranch.  It helps them...

Class Act: Premiere Dance Company vists Shodair Children’s Hospital

(MTN News-HELENA) Kids at Shodair Children's Hospital in Helena were treated to quite the historical performance on Wednesday morning. Dozens of girls with the Premiere Dance Company performed, “Dancing through the Decades,” combining history and...

Montana names 2017 “Teacher of the Year”

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) The Montana Professional Teaching Foundation named Kelly Elder the state's top educator. He is a social studies teacher at C.R. Anderson Middle School. Elder was one of three...

Class Act: Helena students experience the story of Charlie Russell through the eyes of...

(HELENA) History came alive on Wednesday morning for students at the Mackay Gallery of C.M Russell Art. Mary Jane Bradbury is a reenactor who tells the story of Charlie Russell through the eyes of his wife Nancy. Bradbury says...

Carroll College Receives Grant To Start Summer Camp

HELENA- Carroll College receives a 355,000 grant to create a new summer camp for 10th and 11th graders. In this week's Class Act, we hear from the Director of the Theology Department about how the...

Clancy Students Compete in Science & Technology

https://youtu.be/UAk_3hmUve0 (MTN News, CLANCY) - Science fairs can be a fun time to experiment with whatever is interesting for you. In this week's Class Act, MTN’s Mikenzie Frost learns about static electricity and the power...

Preliminary FIRST Lego Robotics competition

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xT_sBJK6zZo&feature=youtu.be   MTN News-The house was packed at Exploration Works as six LEGO robotics teams from the Helena area competed in the preliminary first competition Tuesday night. Each team went three times and had 2 1/2 minutes...