Craig briefs: VNA offers immunization clinic

VNA offers immunization clinic

— The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association will host a drop-in immunization clinic from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursday at Moffat County High School. Menactra and Tdap vaccinations will be offered on a sliding fee scale up to $14 a shot.

For more information, please call 824-8233.

SHARE distribution 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday

SHARE Craig distribution will take place from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Michael Catholic Church, 678 School St. For more information, call Karen Gibson at 824-7939.

Prom tickets on sale for Saturday dance

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 him or her 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.

Workshop centers 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. Thursday. The workshop is designed to help parents work with their seventh- or eighth-grade student 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.

Educator seminars registration ends today

Dr. Rebecca Dedmond, of George Washington University, plans to host two seminars Thursday 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 involve parents in their student's life.

Both 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 today. To register for one or both seminars, or for more information, call Mary Ann Arguello at 826-6263.

'The Little Princess' to show at museum

The Wyman Museum, 94350 E. Highway 40, will be hosting a matinee at 2 p.m. Sunday. The feature is "The Little Princess," starring Shirley Temple and Richard Greene.

This is a 91-minute feature released in March 1939. The story is about a little girl who is left by her father in an exclusive seminary for girls because her father has to go to Africa with the army.

Admission is $5 for adults and $2.50 for children 12 and younger. For more information call 824-6346.

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