BACK-TO-SCHOOL NIGHT FOR TARKIO R-I STUDENTS – Was held on Wednesday, August 17, 2016. A short meeting was held in the high school gym with Tarkio R-I Interim Superintendent Rob Dowis welcoming all in attendance and introducing himself to everyone. Tarkio Elementary Principal Dr. Deborah Taylor, bottom left, and Tarkio High School Principal Carrie Livengood, bottom right, introduced the elementary and high school teachers and staff before everyone headed out to the children’s classrooms to meet the teachers and put school supplies away. Pictured at top is Gentri Staten walking her brother, Quin, across the street to the elementary. At top on the right is kindergartener Grayson Masonbrink unloading his backpack. Above middle on the left is kindergartener Caroline Powell and her father, Joshua Powell, speaking with kindergarten teacher Kaitlyn Dunkin. Middle left inset is Cayden Gibson unloading his school supplies. Pictured at mididle right is Sydnee Bruns putting her school supplies into her locker. Classes for Tarkio R-I students began Thursday, August 18, 2016. (Photos By Megan McAdams)