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Literacy Carnival delivers on fun, encourages reading

The sound of hundreds of happy children poured out of the gymnasium at the Boys & Girls Club Tuesday night in Craig during the Literacy Carnival.

Moffat County High School seeks receipts for fundraiser

Local residents can help with the issue of school funding as Moffat County High School raises money in the weeks to come. MCHS is participating in the AmeriGas School Days Program, and people can bring in their receipts from propane to join in the effort. For every gallon of gas accounted for, the company will donate two cents to the school in question.

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Financial future of Moffat County School District uncertain

District might ask community for funding

Moffat County School District is facing a sixth year of possible major budget cuts, but this time there’s nothing left to cut outside the classroom.

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Moffat County High School names new speech, debate coach

Karen Chaney brings years of legal experience to position

Moffat County High School students will continue to speak up this weekend under the tutelage of someone who’s used the power of communication in a very important way. MCHS recently appointed social studies teacher Karen Chaney as the new adviser for the speech and debate team. Chaney, who replaces Amanda Gaffney in the position, accepted the job earlier this month.

Craig education briefs for Jan. 24, 2015: Boys & Girls Club to host Literacy Carnival

Moffat County school children and their families are invited to a Literacy Carnival at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Craig Boys & Girls Club.

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CNCC board discusses new grant-funded programs, roof repairs for Trapper Fitness

At its monthly meeting, the Colorado Northwestern Community College Board of Control discussed two recently acquired grants and new programming, met new CNCC Vice President Janell Oberlander and discussed the cost of repairs to the roof of Trapper Fitness.

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Craig youths perform ‘Wizard of Oz’

Large crowds of parents and community members turned out Saturday to see the work of Missoula Children’s Theatre as the cast of Craig kids performed “The Wizard of Oz.”

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Co-teaching offers new approach to learning for Moffat County students

Expanded English Language Learners program addresses need

Students in Moffat County that don’t speak English as their primary language are getting some extra help in the classroom this year.

Craig education briefs for Jan. 17, 2015: ‘The Wizard of Oz’ shows Saturday at Moffat County High School

The curtain will go up for the Missoula Children's Theatre production of “The Wizard of Oz” at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. at Moffat County High School auditorium, 900 Finley Lane.

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Craig kids dive into rehearsals following auditions Monday

With only four days of rehearsal left before the show goes live, the 64 kids who were cast for the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of “The Wizard of Oz” have no time to waste.

Craig education briefs for Jan. 10, 2015: Theater program to cast Craig kids in January show of ‘Wizard of Oz’

An audition for the Missoula Children's Theatre production of “The Wizard of Oz” will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at Moffat County High School auditorium, 900 Finley Lane.

Toxic stress can cause lifelong health challenges

Imagine being a young child and facing constant stress or instability in your home with no safe place to turn. This kind of situation creates what is known as toxic stress.

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BLM Discovery Trunk offers Craig students hands-on learning

From carving their own petroglyphs to grinding their own corn, some Moffat County elementary students recently got a hands-on taste of life in the West thousands of years ago.

Craig education briefs for Jan. 3, 2015: Theater program to cast Craig kids in January show of ‘Wizard of Oz’

An audition for the Missoula Children's Theatre production of “The Wizard of Oz” will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Jan. 12 at Moffat County High School auditorium, 900 Finley Lane.

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Social media program promotes positive lifestyle choices for teens

They say a picture is worth 1,000 words, and the organizers of the “Better Me YV” social media campaign — or #bettermeyv — are hoping that pictures can be used to promote positive lifestyle choices among Yampa Valley teens.

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