Briefs for May 7


Graduation 2007: Get online

Graduating seniors and/or parents, do you have thoughts you want to share with the public at large? Do you have photos of your high school experience for others to see?


Then post them online at, under the Graduation 2007 icon.

A forum has been posted for you to put down your thoughts and writings. There also is a spot to view photos.

Photos and quotes also may appear in the paper.

Photos can be submitted either by e-mail,, or dropped off at the paper, 466 Yampa Ave.

Please submit picture information with the photo, including who is in it and what is going on, as well a phone number in case of questions.

CIS names Citizens of Month, Good Sports

Craig Intermediate School recently released the names of its April Good Sports and Citizens of the Month.

The students honored as Good Sports are fifth-graders Jazmine Swindler and Tyler Jenkins and sixth-graders Hannah Kirk and Russell Whitten.

The Citizens of the Month are:

Dylan Duzik

Derek Maiolo

Alicia Duran

Brianna Combs

Jazmine Swindler

Ripley Bellio

Rebecca Wille

Rebecca Madigan

Mandy Duong

Anna Gates

Justin Stephenson

Michael Story

Kylee Gorringe

Tori Snyder

Jacqueline Murray

Skooter Byrnes

Kolin Welder

Mariela Treizo

DECA, FBLA officers announced

At the Future Business Leaders of America and Distributive Education Clubs of America awards banquet Thursday, Moffat County High School's club offices for next year were announced.

For DECA, officers are: Treasurer Tyler Kalsow, Secretary Desiree Holland, Vice President Heather Sperry and President John Ungefug.

For FBLA, officers are: Historian Rachel Alexander, Treasurer Becky Meek, Secretary Jessica Hogue, Vice President Mackenzie Jowell and President Cassie Gore.

Senior Andy Cortez received graduation cords for both clubs. Seniors Andrew Magas, Erik Dodds and Ashley Engelke received cords for FBLA as well.

Moffat County Library story time themes

On May 10: Mother's Day. We show our appreciation for all those mothers, grandmothers, aunts, sisters and daughters by spending story time reading about some fabulous ladies, then make photo frames at take home as presents.

On May 17: BLM archeology. Robin Morris of the BLM will reveal garbage secrets.

On May 24: Princes, Princesses and other fairytales. Drift off in the world of make-believe with fanciful stories sure to spark the imagination of children of all ages.

On May 31: Library. The first of our summer reading program story times will introduce children of all ages to the secretes of the library.

Libraries launch Get a Clue at Your Library

Super sleuths and daring detectives are invited to join Get a Clue at Your Library at the Moffat County Public Libraries. The 2007 Summer Reading Program will include prize drawings, story hours, a reading club and more. Pre-registration for the program has started. The program and regular registration begins on May 29. For more information, visit one of the Moffat County Libraries today. All programs are free of charge.

Teacher workshop

on archeology

The national Project Archeology program is hosting a teacher workshop for upper elementary teachers June 14 and 15 at the Bureau of Land Management's Little Snake Field Office at 455 Emerson St. in Craig.

Participants will learn the basics of archeology and investigate data from a rock shelter site. They will explore ethics of archeological research, as well as using the information gained through authentic inquiry.

Project Archeology is a national network of archeologists, educators and citizens working to make archeology education accessible to students and teachers nationwide through educational materials made possible by funding from Kinder-Morgan Company and El Paso Corporation.

The workshop runs from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. There is no charge for the workshop, and college credit is available for a $30 fee.

Contact Crystal Alegria at or (406) 994-6925 for registration information.

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