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“Emmett School District is a community institute that ensures all students are prepared to successfully pursue their chosen paths and become productive, responsible citizens in a changing global society.” With this vision in mind, the Emmett School District is committed to developing and supporting our instructional leaders. They provide in-district coaching and support of new staff, as well as, providing funding for educational credits and working to provide opportunities for the staff to grow both locally and at the national level. Emmett School District continues to collaborate with others in and out of our community to ensure a culture of excellence in teaching and learning.  “Through effective leadership and collaboration with all stakeholders, the Emmett School District will prepare each student for success in the 21st century by utilizing recognized and innovative best educational practices in challenging, rigorous courses of study. “We believe that students learn best in a safe, positive, comfortable, orderly, and creative/reflective environment. The expectation of all sites to be safe and orderly is foundational to a quality educational program. Curriculum decisions need to be the responsibility of the district. State standards, testing expectations, and state/federal mandates will be used as resources to make district standards, curriculum, and decisions, but will not be the only consideration. Quality curriculum must be developed and followed to assure continuity of instruction at all levels for all students.”

There are two elementary schools located in Emmett, Kenneth Carberry and Shadow Butte, along with elementary schools in Ola and Sweet/Montour. Emmett Middle School, Emmett High School and Black Canyon Alternative High School are the three Secondary schools located in Emmett. The District Office is located at 400 S. Pine St., Suite 1, Emmett, Idaho and hours of operation are 7:30am-4:30pm with summer hours changing to 7:30am. Partnering with the Emmett School District is essential to the strength of our community.  

Friday, 06 February 2015 23:15

Gem County Lock & Key

Wayne Willis is the owner of Gem County Lock & Key. He has been a resident of the Emmett Valley since 2013 and has specialized in being a Locksmith for over 11 years. Wayne came to the Gem County from Wisconsin where he began his career as a locksmith. He enjoys being able to help his community feel safe by unlocking cars or homes and rekeying residential and commercial structures.

Gem County Lock & Key specializes in residential, lockouts, rekeys, master keying, fresh installs, and auto keys. Their main goal is to help the community with all of their lock and key needs. Wayne enjoys all aspects of his job and business and is excited to have his business be in high demand here in Emmett and the Gem County. He may be a one man show but “you call and he will be there!”

Wayne believes that to have a successful business, you have to take care of your community. He hasn’t been in business long here in the Gem County but keeping his customers happy and satisfied with his work is what he strives for. Gem County Lock & Key’s great bonus is if your kids, pets, or seniors are locked out, there is no charge to get them in their home and out of the weather.

If you find yourself in a not so well situation where you don’t have your key, call Wayne with Gem County Lock & Key at (208) 800-9165 or at (208) 800-8688.

Friday, 23 January 2015 20:30

H&R Block

As the world’s largest tax service provider H&R Block looks at your life through tax and finds ways to help, having prepared more than 650 million tax returns since 1955.
H&R Block has approximately 12,000 company-owned and franchise retail locations in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories, and on U.S. military bases around the world. A branded retail office is located within five miles of most Americans. In fiscal 2014, H&R Block prepared 24.2 million tax returns worldwide.

H&R Block stands behind their history of excellence. Founded in 1955 by brothers Henry W. Bloch and Richard A. Bloch based on a culture of providing superior client service and a pledge to stand behind their work. The company has not forgotten its Main Street roots as it has grown from a hometown company to a leading consumer tax company.

Employing 80,000 highly trained tax professionals nationwide, staffed primarily by CPAs, Enrolled Agents, tax attorneys, and former IRS agents. Each professional progresses through a 14 level certification program, gaining master tax advisor status and must complete at least 15 hours of continuing education annually. A typical client is served by an H&R Block tax professional with more than a decade of experience and hundreds of hours of training.

H&R Block is currently serving taxpayers with more than 12, 000 retail offices and digital tax solutions. Also, proudly serving the military located on 100 U.S. military bases around the world. More than 1,300 military spouses took H&R Block’s Income Tax Course for free, which enabled them to pursue careers as H&R Block tax preparers.

The H&R Block Emmett office has been serving our community since 1976. Open late 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday; 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday; and 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday. Also by appointment during tax season. They are ready to serve you and your needs.

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