TEAMWORK – Plains School counselor Ty Allen (second from right) passes a hula hoop to Nicole Cockrell during a competition at an MRL safety presentation last week. The Plains staff members beat the students in the high school contest. Also in the hula hoop contest from the left: superintendent Thom Chisholm, teacher Mike Tatum and on the right art teacher Kristen Cole.
by Miriah Kardelis
and Ed Moreth
Last week, Montana Rail Link (MRL) visited Plains and Thompson Falls schools to teach railroad safety to students and present them with a special gift.
The company, based out of Missoula, followed the safety presentations by presenting each student, teacher and st...