For seven and a half hours on May 9, Mercury will slowly transit all the way across the face of the sun, although, we in Colorado won’t see the entire event.
Program gives community college students the chance to explore a career in science — in the field
“All the kids wanted to be firefighters,” said Lindgren, who graduates from Colorado Northwestern Community College this spring with an associate of science degree. “I wanted to be an astrophysicist.”
During the Griffin Invitational hosted by the D51 boys team Saturday in Grand Junction, Moffat County High School’s Jesse Kurz qualified for the state championships in the 100-yard freestyle event, placing second at 53.03 seconds. Kurz also won the 50 free race, only a fraction of a second from qualifying in that event as well at 24.05.
Posters, signs and commitment to go beyond one day characterize student efforts
“We asked (the students) to draw or write about what kindness means to them,” Diane Cookston said.
Nearly one hundred schools across the state and more than 1,800 schools around the country will be participating, according to a written statement from the Colorado Department of Transportation.
New president in slated to begin work after Russell George retires from post on June 30
The four semi-finalists are Ronald A. Granger, Ivan Gorne, Debra Teachman and Lisa Stitch.
Carol Jacobson Memorial Poetry Contest lets students explore beyond classroom corridors
“I’ve had to use hope a lot in my life,” said Eliana Mack, an eighth-grader, “and I feel like it’s in the most unknown places, in the place where you don’t think you’ll ever find it.”
Center offers students tutoring and a place to ponder the larger questions
“The adult learner here has a plethora of things has a plethora of things that have happened to them — and places they have been — so when you ask them a question, it needs to be relatable to them,” said Denise Perdue, director of developmental education for Colorado Northwestern Community College.
Teacher Tanya Young taps technology, theory and love of music in her interaction with students
“If they’ve been sung to as toddlers and young children, they’ll have a lot more experience with it,” Music Teacher Tanya Young said.
Chris Miller, of Miller Family Appliance, set the local Friendship Bench project in motion
“She was being bullied, and she turned it into something positive,” Chris Miller said. “She’s grown that into something that’s helping a lot of people.”
For some of Moffat County’s students, a traditional high school curriculum is not the preferred path to a diploma.
Bolton: Music unifies, enhances ways of thinking for students
The members of the Moffat County High School band program have a love for music, but there are limitless possibilities involved in learning to master a masterpiece and it requires a large gathering of people to work in harmony.
Knez: Elementary-level learning increases later mastery of language
Learning another language can open up the world to a student, and the sooner the groundwork is laid the better.
Young adults are at the peak of their youthful idealism. They want to believe in their future and aspire to greatness. We motivate and inspire when we connect to this glorious youthful passion and encourage them to rise above the bitter cynicism biting at our collective heels. Now, more than ever, we need them to maintain hope during this time of pessimism and relativism.
The work that Moffat County’s six instructional coaches do on a daily basis can be equated to this: Coaching teachers equals better learning for students.