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Craig Middle School teacher receives Peabody Energy Leaders in Education award

Norm Yoast, eighth-grade science teacher at Craig Middle School, was not expecting to get pulled into a midday assembly Monday. He certainly wasn’t expecting an award. Peabody Energy awards educators and school staff across the country to celebrate the valuable work schools do.

Education briefs for April 5, 2014: Steamboat Springs contest seeks entries from young filmmakers

The second annual Steamboat Student Film Festival will take place May 2 and 3 at the Chief Theater in downtown Steamboat Springs. The Film Festival is accepting submissions from middle school, high school and college students nationwide who will be competing for $250 in prizes in the six categories of Action Sports, Artistic/Experimental, Comedy, Documentary, Drama and Original Animation. Submissions are due April 11.

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Craig 8th-grader Klimper wins state wrestling

Miki Klimper went 4-0 at the Middle School state meet to capture his first state title.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of March 31, 2014

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

Education briefs for March 29, 2014: Spring Break starts Monday for Moffat County schools

There will be no classes for students and teachers in Moffat County School District from March 31 through April 4 as part of Spring Break.

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Craig Middle School wrestling wrapping up excellent season

The Craig Middle School wrestling team team won three tournaments — in Hayden, Steamboat and Soroco — this season.

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Moffat County High School speech team attends state

Speak up!

The Moffat County High School speech and debate team recently ended concluded its competitive season following last week’s state tournament at Valor Christian High School in Highlands Ranch. Senior Derek Maiolo and junior Chris Kling represented the team, ultimately falling before the finals with a 2-2 record in public forum debate.

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Casey Kilpatrick says farewell to Moffat County High School

Teacher to take position with state education group

Casey Kilpatrick will end his career in Moffat County this week, with his last day of teaching Friday. He will move on to a position in Denver as director of learning services with the Colorado Education Association.

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One Book, One MCHS, lots of ideas

‘Book Thief’ promotes literary discussions

Moffat County High School students and teachers gathered Tuesday to discuss the title they had all spent the last several weeks perusing, Markus Zusak’s “The Book Thief.”

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Bulldog Sports for the week of March 24, 2014

Next week's sports schedule for Moffat County High School and Craig Middle School.

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Craig students headed for Destination Imagination state event

Three teams from Craig qualified for Destination Imagination’s state event following the Western Slope Regional Tournament, held March 15 in Rifle. A total of eight groups from elementary school to middle school ages attended the competition thanks to funding from Shell’s Start-a-Team campaign, which began last fall.

Education briefs for March 22, 2014: Kick in for Hayden High School’s shoe drive

The public is invited to participate in a shoe collection drive to benefit Hayden High School Travel Club on March 24 in Craig and March 26 in Steamboat Springs.

Mary Karen Solomon: Good news from CNCC

If you were busy on Feb. 27, you might not have noticed this momentous news: Gov. John Hickenlooper signed Senate Bill 14-004, making it possible for two-year community colleges (like CNCC!) to offer Bachelor’s degrees in technical and career fields.

High school jazz band program to offer pancake breakfast

The Moffat County High School jazz band will host a pancake breakfast for the community from 7 to 11 a.m. March 22 at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4265, 419 E. Victory Way.

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Craig, Walden students attend Liberty Day in Denver

The Colorado State Capitol saw visitors from Northwest Colorado the morning of March 14 during the festivities for Liberty Day, an educational experience allowing students to see the activities of government entities and even meet the people who are part of the process.