MCHS senior wins 'Voice of Democracy' contest

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During its regular meeting Thursday, the Moffat County School District Board of Education unanimously approved on first reading:

• Policy 4115, Sexual Harassment

• Policy 1210, Safe Schools

• Policy 1211, Nondiscrimination/Equal Opportunity

• Policy 5410, Student Discipline

• Policy 5420, Suspension/Expulsion of Students

• Policy 1350, Tobacco-Free Schools

• Policy 5313, Screening/Testing of Students (And Treatment of Mental Disorders)

• Policy 5413, Use of Physical Intervention and Restraint

• Policy 6150, Family Life Sex Education

• Policy 5230, School Admissions

• Policy 4301, Professional Staff Recruiting/Hiring

• Policy 4413, Support Staff Recruiting/Hiring

• Policy 6715, Graduation Requirements

On second reading:

• Policy 4411.1, Salary Schedule

— The Moffat County School District Board of Education took time during its regular meeting Thursday to honor an MCHS senior.

Rose Howe recently took fourth in the state for her entry in the Voice of Democracy contest sponsored by the local Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Howe wrote and recorded a broadcast script on a patriotic theme. She chose to address why the United States Constitution is still relevant today.

Howe addressed the board and administration Thursday, reading her entry to a standing ovation.

Howe spoke about how the Constitution is vital to maintaining a free and equal nation and ensuring our welfare in the future.

“It is as relevant now as it was upon its ratification because we have the right to amend the document to fit our needs, so it will always be a document by the people and for the people,” Howe said. “It is neither transient nor fleeting.”

Howe’s father accompanied her to Thursday’s meeting, and before leaving he thanked the board and administrators for their continued time and effort to help the kids in the community.

Darian Warden can be reached at 875-1793 or dwarden@craigdailypress.com

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