School board proud of student accomplishments


Each month the Moffat County School District Board of Education honors student, teacher and staff accomplishments. This month honorees were:

February citizens of the month

Each month at Craig Intermediate School students are honored with a luncheon to commend them for citizenship. The award is based solely on a student's citizenship: good manners, caring for others and their property, honesty, responsibility, etc. Scholarship is not a primary criteria.

Students chosen were:

Fifth grade Danielle Cameron, Jamie Dimik, Colton Doolin, Eddie Hutton, Nick Malizia, Stephanie Puhl, Aaron Rademacher, and Chris Winder.

Sixth grade Heather Brown, Tanya Cervoni, Bianca Chavez, Timmy Jackman, Mary Mcintosh, Amber Slonsenes, Justin Updike, and Alejandra Vakdez.

Good Sport Award winners

February Good Sport Award winners were Meghan Innis, Eric Johnson, Michael Schott, and Kelly Jorgensen.

Middle school band students compete

On Feb. 20 several band students traveled to Rangely for the regional solo and ensemble competition. Skye Davenport, Caitlin Rudd, Michael Maneotis, Jo Jo La, and Rowan DuBois each earned a top rating in solo competition.

basketball team wins tournament

The eighth-grade girls basketball team finished an 8-2 season by winning the league tournament for the second consecutive year, defeating Steamboat 37-15 and Meeker 38-29. The 7th-grade girls also won their tournament.

Middle school wrestlers successful

Along with successful 7th and 8th-grade league basketball tournaments on Feb. 24, Don Guffy also organized and hosted an invitational middle school wrestling meet at the high school. Sandy Feeney and Lori Dodge organized the tournament's concessions, which brought in $1,436.81.

School Staff member featured in magazine

Sandy Feeney is featured in the February 2001 edition of Techniques, a publication of support notes from the company who publishes the Accelerated Reader and STAR Math programs the school district uses.

Student earns 4-H honors

Frankie Stetson, a 7th-grader, was named "Junior Grand Champion" in leatherworks at the 2000 Colorado State Fair.

Kudos issued to fourth-grade choirs

Barb Nagoda and 4th grade choir (Ridgeview) and Sherri Johnson and Maybell choir (Maybell volunteer music teacher), along with all other elementary school choirs for two great combined choir performances.

Coloring contest winners announced

The VFW sponsored a "No Drug! No Alcohol!" coloring contest.

Alicia Nelson, a Sunset fourth grader, received second place in the statewide competition.


The Craig Daily Press Go-Getters from CIS for the month of February were 5th grader, Chris Winder and 6th grader, Heather Brown.

The school district is proud of how well its 5th graders perform their singing and guitars for parents.

A schoolwide effort to prepare students psychologically and academically for the CSAP tests was outstanding. Every department put a lot of effort into preparation. Our students gave great effort as a result.

Sunset's After School Program had 156 students participant in 12 programs.

There was a 95 percent turn out for Sunset's Parent/Teacher conferences.

Sun Dog honors were given to 112 Sunset Elementary School students who meet good citizenship requirements.

Kudos to David Morris, Nancy Macleay, Lori Dodge, and Steve Ghirardelli. In their classrooms, they have already introduced innovative instructional strategies gleaned from recent inservice sessions and workshops.

Lowa Shultz, Susan Gregg, Burkie Wynkoop, and Ron Linsacum have been teaching their physical education students to cross country ski and snow shoe.

Grand Futures has helped CMS purchase several drug and substance abuse booklets that are read and analyzed by students who are at times unable to participate in regular physical education activities. We appreciate their assistance in helping us incorporate reading into the physical education programs.

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