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CNCC nursing students present evidence-based practices

CNCC nursing students envision improvements to nursing care

Colorado Northwestern Community College nursing students last week envisioned a world where hospital scrubs are never worn out of the medical center, Intensive Care Units have designated quiet times and measures are taken to prevent nursing burnout.

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Moffat County honors statebound basketball, band, speech

The members of multiple Moffat County High School activities were the guests of honor at a pep assembly Wednesday in the MCHS gym, acknowledging those bound for state events.

Moffat County Scholarship Bulletin for March 11, 2015

Scholarship Bulletin is compiled from information provided by Moffat County High School and other organizations. Does your organization or school have scholarships available for students? Send scholarship information to Daily Press education reporter Lauren Blair at lblair@CraigDailyPress.com or 970-875-1794.

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8th-grade boys basketball team places 2nd in home tournament

The Craig Middle School eighth-grade team played their hearts out Sunday at the Moffat County Youth Basketball Tournament, finishing second place overall.

Moffat County Scholarship Bulletin for March 9, 2015

Scholarship Bulletin is compiled from information provided by Moffat County High School and other organizations. Does your organization or school have scholarships available for students? Send scholarship information to Daily Press education reporter Lauren Blair at lblair@CraigDailyPress.com or 970-875-1794.

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Craig Middle School celebrates 6th-grade poets

Writing elements like alliteration, similes and onomatopoeia were on display in the Craig Middle School auditorium during the second annual Poet’s Café, as sixth-grade scribes got the chance to present their works in front of parents and friends.

MaryBea Neu remembered for her adventurous, humorous spirit

As the moon climbed over the horizon of Moffat County on March 4, 2015, MaryBea Neu’s spirit rose to Heaven. It’s was a suitable ending to a life filled with family, happiness, humor and adventure.

Craig education briefs for March 7, 2015: Hayden teacher given honor

Cherie Blomquist, computer teacher at Hayden Valley Elementary, was recently named a Renaissance Distinguished Educator, by Renaissance Learning, a Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., based company “that provides educators with deep insight into what students know, what they like and how they learn,” according to a press release.

Craig Sports Briefs for March 7, 2015: CNCC athletics begins spring seasons

The Colorado Northwestern Community College rodeo team competed Feb. 27 and 28 at Snow College in Ephraim, Utah, with men placing second and all 10 team members making it to the short round.

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Moffat County band nails highest ranking ever at regional event

The Moffat County High School band recently received a Superior rating while in attendance at the Colorado Bandmasters Association Regional Qualifier. This is the first time the group and instructor John Bolton have achieved the high honor.

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Moffat County sends 7 to DECA state event

Five students headed to FBLA event in April

Moffat County High School sent seven students to the state competition for DECA this week, with participants strengthening their knowledge of the working world in the process. Among those who went from Sunday through Tuesday at Colorado Springs’ Broadmoor Hotel were Katelyn Peroulis, Marisa Hulstine, Aubrey Campbell, Conner Kopsa, Hannah Beckett, Makayla, Thompson and Maryliz Ramos, showing their smarts in a variety of subjects in the activity known as Distributive Education Clubs of America, which presents students with situations they might face in real-life careers.

Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 28, 2015: Colorado Northwestern Community College basketball falls in tourney

The men’s and women’s basketball teams of Colorado Northwestern Community College recently competed in the National Junior College Athletic Association’s Scenic West Region 18 tournament.

Cherie Blomquist: A slap in the face to local teachers

With all of the budget talks going on with Moffat County School District and all the rumors mulling around, I was wondering how a "broke" district can send its principals to a hiring fair out of state for three days?

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Elks Lodge: Investing in youth and community

Whether they’re striving to provide funds for local students, working with veterans, encouraging aspiring athletes or just organizing a game of Bingo, the Craig Elks do their part to make their community a better place.

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Pupil count confusion gets sorted at school board meeting Thursday

Board seeks waiver from PARCC assessments

For the average person, the term “pupil count” sounds pretty straightforward: count the number of kids in the classroom, and you have your pupil count. But when it comes to funding Colorado’s public schools, not so.