We’ve been talking to Idaho students who have recently graduated from high school about what’s on their minds as they prepare for the next chapters in their lives.
Kassandra Ibarra got pregnant at 16. She dropped out of high school, but after her son was born she decided she needed an education to give him “the future he deserves.” When she got pregnant again she stayed in school and recently graduated from Boise’s Marian Pritchett School.
Tuesday night high school artists decorated the sidewalks around the Boise Art Museum with chalk. Each chalk drawing was inspired by a winning poem from a statewide poetry contest. More than 1,600 students entered this competition. One hundred three were selected for publication. One tiny school produced nine of those winners.