Craig briefs: MCHS to hold crowning, prom Saturday night

It's that time of year when a king and queen are crowned and students dance all night.

Moffat County High School junior and senior prom is Saturday in the high school gym and commons area.

All juniors, seniors and guests may purchase advance tickets for $20 at the high school main office. Students also may purchase tickets for $30 at the door.

The Grand March, when this year's prom king and queen will be crowned, begins at 8:30 p.m. in the gym. Doors will open at 8:10 p.m. Parents and friends will not be allowed to walk onto the gym floor during the ceremony.

The dance will begin in the high school commons area immediately after.

All students attending the event must present their student identification card, and all guests must have a photo ID.

Students who wish to bring a guest as their date must have guests complete a guest form and submit it to high school officials. Assistant Principal Travis Jensen will give guest approvals by the night before prom.

All students who wish to attend prom must be in school Friday.

Educator seminars to take place April 30

Dr. Rebecca Dedmond, of George Washington University, plans to host two seminars April 30 about how educators and community workers can better reach young students.

The first, titled "Freshman Transition Initiative Overview," is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon.

The second, "Train the Trainer," is planned for 1 to 5 p.m. This seminar is expected to cover how professionals can better involved parents in their students' lives.

The seminars are open to school administrators, principals, counselors, advisors, the Board of Cooperative Educational Services, transition and swap coordinators, teachers and community partners.

Organizers ask that anyone interested in attending RSVP by Friday. To register for one or both seminars, or for more information, call Mary Ann Arguello at 826-6263.

Parents Workshop to focus on planning for the future

The Moffat County Work and Life Skills Coalition is partnering with Craig Middle School to offer a Parents Workshop from 6 to 9 p.m. April 30. The workshop is designed to help parents work with their seventh- or eighth-grade students to effectively plan for the future.

The workshop takes place at the Moffat County School District administrative building, 775 Yampa Ave. The workshop, valued at $50 a person, is being paid for by a grant from Moffat County Social Services. Call 321-7271 to reserve a space.

Spring Bazaar and Bake Sale is Saturday

The Mite Society of the First Christian Church will host its Annual Spring Bazaar and Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, offering a variety of gift ideas, crafts and home-baked goods.

Home-baked sweet rolls with coffee or tea also will be available.

For more information, call Lois Norman at 824-6773.

Infant immunizations available through VNA

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is offering free infant immunizations Monday through May 1 for any child 24 months old and younger. Immunizations are by appointment only.

Parents who bring their infant's immunization record to the VNA front desk for review will receive a free baby book. The VNA is located at 745 Russell St. in Craig.

For more information, call 824-8233.

Booster Club to sell Krispy Kreme on Friday

The GymStar Gymnastics Booster Club is selling Krispy Kreme Doughnuts beginning at 7 a.m. Friday until they are sold out. The cost is $8 for a dozen glazed and $9 for a dozen assorted. Proceeds will benefit the gym.

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