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Shadow Visit

Spending a school day at White Pine Elementary or White Pine STEM Academy is, for many, the best part of a new school search. Through a shadow visit, prospective students spend a full day attending classes, meeting students, talking to teachers, and experiencing life as a Cougar. 

What to Expect at your Shadow Visit

Our Shadow Day visits are all day for both the Elementary and the STEM Academy. Class starts at 8:15 am and go till 3:26 pm With the EXCEPTION of Wednesdays which end at 1:39 pm. The STEM Academy has a special event the last Wednesday of the month most months called STEM day where regular classes are not held and special STEM classes are held instead (very fun but busy day). 

Prospective students will sign in at the STEM Building at 8:05 am for grades 7-11 or at the checkout desk at the Elementary School at 8:05 am for grades 1-6. 

Prospective students will be assigned a current student to shadow for the day. Prospective students will attend all classes with the current student they are shadowing. Prospective students are not required to do any prework before attending but should still come prepared to learn. Lunch will be provided for prospective students but should bring a water bottle with them to fill up throughout the day. At the end of the day around 3:26 pm with the exception of Wednesdays being at 1:39 Prospective students will check out where they checked in and wait for parents to pick them up.

Schedule a Shadow Visit (GRADES 1-11)

We are now scheduling shadow visits for 2021! Students in grades 1 and above are eligible to shadow. Simply choose the date that works best for you and complete the booking form. You will receive a confirmation email once your visit is scheduled.

If you have questions about the shadow visit, if you’d like to request a day that’s not available on the calendar, or if you’d like to book by phone, please contact Angel Hoagland, Director of Marketing and Communications, at 208 715 9772

If you would simply like to take a tour of our school please contact Melissa Smith at for the STEM Academy or Malinda Anderson at for the Elementary


Fill out the form down below to sign up for a shadow visit.

Shadow Day