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Education Briefs: Shuttle to ease graduation parking

The graduation ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m.

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Shuttle buses to help with graduation parking

The school district is offering free shuttle buses again this year for graduation. The buses run from the Kmart parking lot to the high school on Saturday starting at 9 a.m.

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Honors aplenty for Moffat County athletes

Shandon Hadley named ‘Dude’ Dent winner, Morgan Lawton Outstanding Female Athlete

Only two Moffat County High School students walked out with trophies, but all six seniors as well as the other Bulldog athletes gathered at the Clarion Inn & Suites Thursday night were examples of athleticism. The presentation of the Lewis “Dude” Dent Memorial Award and Outstanding Female Athlete was a night of honors for many as the top two student-athletes of the Class of 2016 were recognized.

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Ronald A. Granger announced as finalist for Colorado Northwest Community College's president

Current President Russell George scheduled to retire on June 30

Colorado Northwest Community College has a finalist for the president’s position. Ronald A. Granger serves as vice president for Administrative Services at Central Wyoming College in Riverton, Wyo.

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Sunset Elementary School students find familial audience for their books

Third-graders spend five weeks creating books, then share their work with family, classmates

“It was nice because (the students) interacted with the parents,” said parent Megan Jones.

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Lance Scranton: Congrats seniors — expect great things!

It’s that time again when our best and brightest get ready to enter the world after 12 or 13 years of public education. So often test scores are what we base much of our success on when describing the effectiveness of our schools. Of course, scores are important and worthy of discussion and concern because various snapshots of student learning do help us determine how best to serve their intellectual needs.

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District may create policy to govern use of medical marijuana in schools

Steamboat Springs Board of Education members are considering whether to create a policy to govern the use of medical marijuana in schools following passage of a Colorado bill.

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CNCC to offer creative mix of teen summer camps

Camps tapping teen interests to be presented for the first time in Craig

Desiree Moore, CNCC’s director of community education, said this was the first summer for the camps at the Craig campus.

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Jimmy Westlake: Meet the Crow and the Cup

Winging his way across our springtime sky is a delightful little constellation named Corvus, the Crow.

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Education Briefs: CNCC to hold registration meeting for summer camps

Scheduled camps on the Craig campus include robotics, entrepreneurship, audio production, rafting and poetry.

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Craig Middle School students celebrate Latin American culture with food, crafts and talk

Day's events follow sixth-grade study of Central and South American countries

The festival included a session on Central and South American masks, a presentation on Ecuador and neighboring countries, the preparation of various Central and South American foods and a Mayan game — played in the gymnasium — called Pok-ta-Pok.

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Moffat County third-graders absorb lessons on rocks, water, life-cycles at the park

Field trip to Yampa River State Park helps to solidify third-grade science standards

Third-graders gathered on Wednesday at the park to learn about cycles of water, rocks and various life forms.

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Craig Middle School students prepare for year's final concert

The Avengers' theme song slated to cap middle school performance

Band Director John Bolton said he plans to bring high school musicians back on stage — their concert was last week — to play The Avengers' theme song with the seventh and eighth-graders at the end of the middle school concert.

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Moffat County students celebrate reading with dancing, games and food

Passport to Reading program sparks students to read on their own

"A lot of (students) find things they do enjoy that they might not have found otherwise,” said Joe Padon, a teacher and media technician for Moffat County High School.

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CNCC Board approves proposed budget

The proposed budget allots $45,850 for the salary of a soccer coach, in line with a plan developed earlier to add soccer to the CNCC Craig Campus.