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.
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.
An audition will be held 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.
Moffat County High School junior Allie Dilldine was honored as the Rotary Club of Craig's Student of the Month for December.
Top throwers to compete in Rifle
The Craig Elks Lodge No. 1577 recently hosted the local segment of the Elks National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest. Local youths each shot 25 free throws, and the top shooters of the program, for boys and girls ages 8 to 13, will move on to the district competition in Rifle.
You might imagine a school custodian would have to clean up some pretty nasty messes from time to time, but so far the students at Ridgeview Elementary School have been pretty easy on Erica Graham.
Seven Moffat County families’ Christmases were made merrier this year thanks to Moffat County High School students and student council.
Candlelight vigil honors life of Torivio “Tory” Tovar
Torivio Tovar was better known to people as Tory, and the 17-year-old who had inspired many smiles also prompted tears Friday when his Ford pickup struck an oncoming semi along US Highway 40 just outside of Craig.
What could be better for a young child than to get a present in the mail every single month addressed directly to them? And what could be better for a parent than for that present to be a book — something that will educate, enrich and enliven their young child’s imagination?
Although the District Attorney's office elected not to charge the Craig Middle School student who brought knives onto school property, Moffat County School District Superintendent Brent Curtice said the student was expelled.
The student taken into custody from Craig Middle School on Dec. 5 for possessing knives will not be charged for bringing weapons onto school property.
Moffat County High School students convened in the auditorium Thursday with an air of camaraderie and celebration. They were there to mark the completion of “If You Really Knew Me,” a program designed to give kids the chance to break down social barriers and develop understanding between each other.
Moffat County students delved into cutting-edge science lessons Thursday as part of the University of Colorado Boulder’s Science Discovery STEM workshop.
Moffat County High School senior Ryan Secules was recently selected as lead trumpet in the Colorado All-State Small Schools Jazz Band for the second year in a row.
The Colorado Northwestern Community College Horse Show Team traveled to Utah State University in Logan, Utah, in November, competing in horsemanship and reining.