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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.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of March 17, 2014

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

Education briefs for March 15, 2014: Band program offers 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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Colorado poet laureate visits Moffat County schools

David Mason held workshops with students at Craig Middle School and Moffat County High School Friday, as well as a presentation at Colorado Northwestern Community College in his first professional appearance in Moffat County. Mason is the poet laureate of Colorado, a post that involves his promotion of the written form of expression for people of all ages across the state, visiting communities and teaching a thing or two to those interested in verse.

Moffat County rallies to win in state consolation bracket

The Bulldogs scored the game's last nine points to beat Manitou Springs.