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Craig preps costumes, makeup, parties for Halloween

Craig offers an abundance of Halloween activities for all ages, costumed or otherwise, from family fun early in the day to happenings later after the sun has gone down for the older crowd and perhaps a few kids willing to prove they aren’t scaredy-cats.

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Test results reveal strengths, weaknesses among Moffat County students

Moffat County schools weighed in with some above-average as well as some below-average scores on the new statewide science and social studies assessments.

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A few good men keep 20-year-old bus fleet on the road

With an aging bus fleet, a shortage of drivers, an unbelievably tight budget and barely enough buses to get students where they need to go, it’s a miracle that Moffat County School District’s Transportation Department functions as well as it does.

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Moffat County teachers and administrators raking in the awards statewide

Though Moffat County School District may have its battles to fight as it works to raise the bar for its students, Moffat County parents can rest assured that the people teaching their children are some of the best around.

Craig education briefs for Oct. 25, 2014: Boys & Girls Club to host Tuesday open house

Boys & Girls Club of Craig, 1324 E. Highway 40, will host an open house from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday. This is an event that invites community members to see what happens every day for kids who are part of the organization.

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Women’s group to host Holiday Home Tour in Craig in early December

PEO seeks larger membership

‘Tis not the season just yet, but Craig residents can already begin thinking about getting involved with a good cause once the yuletide is upon them. The local branch of Philanthropic Educational Organization will host the Holiday Home Tour in early December, a Christmas-themed event that will take participants to a series of houses around town to take in a variety of lovely decorations and spread plenty of good cheer.

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Craig’s Catherine Compton struts her stuff as model, actress

By her own admission, it’s been “kind of a crazy path” for Catherine Compton, a 2007 Moffat County High School graduate, as she’s pursued an education and sought out a career in modeling and acting.

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Moffat County School District Board of Education meets Thursday

The Moffat County School District Board of Education will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the gymnasium at at East Elementary School, preceded by a work session at 4 p.m.

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Moffat County elementary schools awarded for student achievement

Amidst a concerted effort to boost student achievement in Moffat County School District this year, three of Craig’s elementary schools received recognition for making positive strides in their students’ test scores.

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Craig hospital’s inaugural 5K goes off with flying colors

The turnout was big and colorful for The Memorial Hospital’s first-ever 5K Glow Run/Walk, a fundraiser for the Moffat County Cancer Society and hospital digital mammography services. Participants were decked out in everything from the favored color of the month, pink, to all kinds of unusual costumes.

Craig education briefs for Oct. 18, 2014: Moffat County High School off to a strong start in contest to win $100,000 grant

Moffat County High School is participating in State Farm’s Celebrate My Drive, which promotes good driving habits, such as 2N2: two eyes on the road, two hands on the wheel. The contest launched Wednesday and MCHS quickly moved into the top 20 schools by the end of the first day.

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Passport to Reading makes another trip around Moffat County schools

Moffat County fourth- and fifth-graders set off on a round-the-world literary tour this week with the kickoff of the Passport to Reading program for the 2014-15 school year.

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Safe driving campaign rolls into Moffat County High School

Thanks to Moffat County High School’s senior class representative, Craig’s roads are hopefully becoming a safer place.

Craig education briefs for Oct. 11, 2014: Moffat County High School, teen drivers can benefit from State Farm program

Moffat County High School is participating in State Farm’s Celebrate My Drive, which celebrates good driving habits, such as 2N2: two eyes on the road, two hands on the wheel.

Craig education briefs for Oct. 4, 2014: Western Slope College Fair to provide information on colleges

The Colorado Western Slope College Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at Aspen High School. Representatives from over 250 four-year colleges and universities from throughout the country, Canada and Europe will be attending, as well as many two-year colleges and technical schools.

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