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.
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.
Miki Klimper went 4-0 at the Middle School state meet to capture his first state title.
The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.
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.
The Craig Middle School wrestling team team won three tournaments — in Hayden, Steamboat and Soroco — this season.
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.
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.
‘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.”
Next week's sports schedule for Moffat County High School and Craig Middle School.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.