Craig education briefs for Nov. 15, 2014: MCHS students to offer workshop on job skills

Members of DECA and Future Business Leaders of America will host “Business in Action” from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Moffat County High School.

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Moffat County students visit dyed-in-the-wool Craig mill

Moffat County High School’s Fashion Design and Clothing class got a firsthand look at custom, fiber-milling technology Thursday at Yampa Valley Fiberworks north of Craig.

South Routt School District receives $60,360 grant from marijuana tax revenue to hire health care professional

Eleven school districts across the state, including South Routt School District, received nearly $1 million in grant funding Wednesday set aside by the legislature from marijuana tax revenue to be dedicated to addressing health care professional needs in Colorado schools.

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Craig students give visitors a tour of local veterans’ history

Sunset Elementary students put on their tour guide hats Tuesday morning to show visitors their oral history exhibit at Wyman Living History Museum.

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Moffat County High School honors Veterans Day, local vets

Patriotism was in no short supply on Tuesday morning during Moffat County High School’s Veterans Day ceremony and assembly.

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Craig Middle School launches smartphone app

Craig Middle School students will never again have to wonder what’s for lunch. The school recently launched its own app, designed to help parents and students stay in the loop at the touch of a button.

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Craig students honor vets, give oral history a modern twist

Sunset Elementary students are not just sitting in the classroom learning about history this Veteran’s Day; they are actively recording it.

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Craig community hungry for learning at CNCC’s Taste of Education

CNCC brought back its Taste of Education program for a second year this weekend, hosting a series of sessions highlighting all it has to offer for those considering the college lifestyle.

Craig education briefs for Nov. 8, 2014: Sunset Elementary hosts fall festival

Sunset Elementary will host its second annual Fall Festival starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, featuring games, food and a fun run.

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Meat me in Kentucky

Future Farmers of America team represents Colorado at national competition

With a ranching legacy reaching back several generations, Moffat County knows meat. Three Moffat County High School students and one recent graduate represented the state of Colorado in meat judging at the Future Farmers of America national competition last week.

Our View: Take a bite out of CNCC's Taste of Education

Higher education is a phenomenally important part of progressing our intellectual depth, but the price tag often makes it difficult to sign up for classes. Yet here in Craig, we’re lucky — we have an affordable, state-of-the-art college that offers a variety of classes to those seeking to take the next step in furthering their education.

Sunset Elementary School to sing for Craig seniors, veterans

Sunset preschoolers will travel to Sandrock Ridge Care & Rehab at 10 a.m. Wednesday to sing for residents of the facility.

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Something for everyone at CNCC's Taste of Education

Regardless of educational background, age, job or family obligations, Colorado Northwestern Community College is reaching out to show community members that education is for everyone. On Saturday, CNCC will host its second annual Taste of Education, inviting area residents of all stripes to sample its educational offerings.

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Craig preps costumes, makeup, parties for Halloween

Craig offers an abundance of Halloween activities for all ages, costumed or otherwise, from family fun early in the day to happenings later after the sun has gone down for the older crowd and perhaps a few kids willing to prove they aren’t scaredy-cats.

Craig education briefs for Nov. 1, 2014: Public input sought by Colorado Standards and Assessments Task Force

The Colorado Standards and Assessments Task Force will hold a series of roundtable discussions to gather public input on Colorado’s statewide assessment system, including an event from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 6 at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction.