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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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Local agencies look to boost online services

In rural towns such as Craig, keeping pace with technology can be expensive and difficult for local agencies on a tight budget. This is why representatives from area organizations gathered Tuesday night at the hospital to hear about the Colorado Statewide Internet Portal Authority, otherwise known as SIPA.

School enrollment up in Steamboat, Hayden, down in Soroco

Schools across the state tallied enrollment Oct. 1, the official date for districts to establish eligibility for state per-pupil funding.

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Moffat County Homecoming a hit

The Craig community turned out in droves to show their support for Moffat County High School during Friday’s Homecoming activities.

Celebration, collaboration, curriculum discussed at school board meeting

With the excitement of homecoming pervading the halls and grounds of Moffat County High School, the Moffat County Board of Education meeting Thursday at MCHS library began with a celebratory air.

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Program to foster connection, understanding in MCHS students

Take a moment to consider when you last had the chance to talk with someone on a deep level about who they are, where they came from and why they act, speak and think the way they do. How often do our busy lives afford us this opportunity? And even when they do, how many of us take the initiative to reach out and start the conversation?

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Higher education funding overhaul seeks Northwest Colorado's input

Funding discussion held in Craig

Affordability, access and employability emerged as important issues for higher education in Northwest Colorado at a meeting held Thursday to discuss statewide higher education funding.

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Colorado Children's Campaign report sheds light on child well-being in Moffat County

Members of Moffat County youth- and education-related organizations gathered Tuesday morning to hear the latest data from the Colorado Children’s Campaign’s 2014 “Kids Count in Colorado!” report, which compiles data from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to assess early childhood development, child health and education throughout the state.