Moffat County School District could see increased funding for preschool, special education
Colorado senators passed a bill Friday that would modify the Public School Finance Act of 1994. Senate Bill 13-260, sponsored by District 19 Sen. Evie Hudak, D-Westminster, and District 31 Sen. Pat Steadman, D-Denver, would change K-12 public school financing for fiscal year 2013-14 by increasing base per pupil funding to $5,954.28 to reflect a 1.9 percent inflation rate.
The coming week in sports for Moffat County High School and Craig Middle School
Nine students from Moffat County High School will look to showcase their business skills starting Sunday.
A seed to remind the public about child neglect and abuse was planted in Craig Friday. Connections 4 Kids, Moffat County Child Protection Team, Northwest Rocky Mountain Court-Appointed Special Advocates, McDonald’s of Craig and Prevent Child Abuse Colorado teamed up again to plant a garden of pinwheels in Craig to advocate bright futures for children in Moffat County.
The latest sports news in Craig and Moffat County, including upcoming Craig Parks and Recreation events and schedule changes for local sports teams.
After Eryn Leonard committed to Colorado Mesa University during the winter, fellow senior Matt Hulstine signed to swim for University of Denver beginning next year.
MCHS, CMS bands also fare well at competition
The Moffat County High School Choir received a rating of “superior” Monday during a seven-school competition hosted by MCHS in Craig. The Northwestern Vocal Large Group Festival featured high school choirs from Craig, Steamboat Springs, Rifle, Rangely, Grand Valley, Lake County and Glenwood Springs.
On Tuesday afternoon, six Craig Middle School students were recognized for their work in the statewide essay contest “If I were mayor.”
Taking the stage, Alayna Behrman’s gold and white dress glimmered under the bright spotlight in the Moffat County High School auditorium Saturday evening. Only 10-years-old, Behrman competed in the Colorado Northwestern Community College Talent Show showcasing her singing abilities and won first place.
Casandra Cruz and nine other Craig Middle School eighth-graders read poems in front of their families and friends Thursday at Downtown Books as part of the Carol Jacobson Memorial Poetry Contest.
The group has received 3,000 books so far, leaving them 10,000 books short of the 13,000-book goal. The deadline is Saturday.
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Members of the Craig Middle School wrestling team competed at the toughest wrestling meet in Colorado over the weekend and came up shy of the final podium.
Another Bulldog is headed to college to keep playing his sport. Bryant Cox, a senior from the Moffat County soccer team, signed Wednesday to attend and play soccer at Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs, Wyo. Cox played all over the field in his senior season with the Bulldogs, eventually settling into the anchor of the defense as head coach Rusty Cox found his optimal lineup.
The Moffat County School District Board of Education took time during its regular meeting Thursday to honor a MCHS senior.