Education briefs for May 31, 2014: Driver Education courses available

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Moffat County High School will soon offer a new run of Driver Education courses.

Students should be six months from their 15th birthday or older when they begin the classes, which are offered as a one-week summer session with six-hour days from June 2 to 6.

Students must get their learner’s permit within six months of completion, or the class will not be recognized by Colorado Division of Motor Vehicles.

Registration is $250, payable only by check or money order, and forms are available at MCHS. Enrollment is first come, first serve, and there will be no refunds once classes begin.

For more information about registering, call 970-824-7036.

Online summer program available for high school students

Moffat County High School will be teaming with the Youth Experiencing Success Alternative Program and APEX Learning Systems for an “online/blended learning” summer school program during June and July.

Courses are free of charge and can be used for general credit accrual, credit recovery or honors/advanced placement purposes. The curriculum covers a wide array of options in math, science, English, social studies, foreign languages and other subjects.

Class sessions take place from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday starting June 2 at the YES Alternative School, 775 Yampa Ave.

Registration is available at the second floor guidance office at MCHS. A minimum number of participants are needed to offer the program.

For more information, call 970-826-6291, 970-826-6611 or 970-824-7036.

Moffat County School District seeking feedback

Moffat County School District currently has an online survey available for commentary on its 2015-16 school year calendar.

Parents of children in the district are asked to discuss their thoughts on the best way to plan out parts of the year on the survey, which can be found at surveymonkey.com/s/mcsdcal.

The questionnaire will be online through June 20.

Summer reading program underway

The Moffat County Libraries' summer reading program will run through August 9. There are numerous prizes and drawings involved for participants in the free event.

Youth Club for ages 8 and up will be from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, with story times at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Thursdays in Craig. Weekly programs known as Boredom Busters will also be available.

The program is available at the Craig, Maybell and Dinosaur branches, though not all features will be at each location.

For more information, call Craig at 970-824-5116, Maybell at 970-272-9919 or Dinosaur at 970-374-2700.

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