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.
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.
Schools across the state tallied enrollment Oct. 1, the official date for districts to establish eligibility for state per-pupil funding.
The Craig community turned out in droves to show their support for Moffat County High School during Friday’s Homecoming activities.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Craig’s new Senior Social Center is gaining some serious traction. The organization met for its first official annual meeting Monday night to elect permanent board members and unveil its most recent milestones.
Earlier this month, Thomas Told was named the dean and chief academic officer of Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Parker. Told has been part of Rocky Vista since 2009 and was the interim dean for College of Osteopathic Medicine for the past year before moving to the position permanently.
The Moffat County Cross-Country Invitational went off without a hitch Saturday morning at Loudy-Simpson Park in Craig. A small but respectable showing of five teams made for some fierce competition in the high school races.
Access. That is the key word Colorado Northwestern Community College President Russell George used to describe CNCC’s mission Saturday night at their annual fundraiser dinner on the Craig campus.
Moffat County High School’s annual Homecoming festivities take place this week, and the schedule promises plenty to make the tradition a memorable one this year.
Area schools offer new snack options
The battle for healthier dietary habits in students is ongoing at schools across America, including those in Northwest Colorado.
Concerned parties want community to heal
In late June, news about alleged hazing incidents involving the Moffat County High School football team shook the Craig community, resulting in the removal of football coaches, suspension of upperclassmen and a police investigation.