Craig education briefs for May 2, 2015: School with most recycled metal wins $1,000 bonus

The second annual Axis Steel recycling fundraiser is under way through May 9. Local residents and businesses are invited to drop off junk metal waste to bins placed at each of the six Moffat County School District schools, including all four elementary schools, Craig Middle School and Moffat County High School.

Hayden School Board interviews superintendent candidates

After a full day of interviews with three candidates Thursday, the Hayden School Board is moving forward with negotiations for a new superintendent.

Lance Scranton: Tomorrow’s leaders?

After reading selections from the New Testament and Quran in our Western Literature class, the assignment was to develop a social contract that reflected the diversity of thought found in the two selections. Keep in mind that each of these religious works have exerted a tremendous influence on our Western culture historically and still do today.

School board to hold budget retreat, work session and meeting Thursday

Moffat County School District Board of Education will hold an all-day budget retreat, work session and meeting on Thursday at the MCSD administration building board room. The public is welcome to attend.

School with most scrap metal receives $1,000 bonus in recycling fundraiser

The second annual Axis Steel recycling fundraiser is underway through May 9.

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Two MCHS seniors qualify for FBLA national competition

Two Moffat County High School seniors are headed to the National Future Business Leaders of America competition in Chicago June 28 to July 2 after competing in the state FBLA competition in Vail Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

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Moffat County kids showcase imagination at state competition

From high stakes Jenga to robot creatures with hydraulic arms, nineteen of Moffat County’s elementary students put their creative and teamwork skills to the test for the Destination Imagination state competition Saturday in Denver.

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Moffat County High School’s ‘Gatsby’-themed prom an elegant affair

Saturday night was like stepping back in time in numerous ways for the students of Moffat County High School. As part of the annual school prom, young partiers were whisked back in time to the Roaring Twenties for a gala stylized after F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby.”

Craig education briefs for April 25, 2015: Information session offered Monday to learn about virtual public school

The Colorado Connections Academy, based in the Denver metro area, is offering an information session to parents interested in learning more about virtual public school from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Clarion Inn & Suites.

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Moffat County High School Student Council: Creating leaders that serve

High school student councils can often be either a glorified popularity contest or an easy resume-builder for overacheivers. But Moffat County High School Student Council is a group of students that know how to get things done and are learning to practice leadership in the spirit of service.

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Moffat County High School DECA/FBLA: Teaching real world skills to create leaders in business

Students often hear about the “real world” outside of school, but few organizations prepare them for it as well as Moffat County High School’s DECA and FBLA clubs.

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Meet Moffat County's mascot

Daily Press quizzes Bulldog about his role at the school district

The Craig Daily Press recently caught up with the Moffat County High School Bulldog mascot himself to discuss the sports and activities of the institution he loves.

Homeschooling brings families together

Northwest Colorado Homeschool Association (NWCHSA) is a nondenominational Christian homeschool support group embracing families in Northwest Colorado for over 20 years. It is a diverse and friendly group; one that welcomes newcomers and new ideas readily.

Tiffany Lingo: Growing with Moffat County education

In Moffat County, my education was shaped firmly. My foundation was elementary school. In kindergarten, I remember learning the basics: phone number, address, days of the week. In first through fourth grade I learned multiplication, states and the famous "Planet Song." These things were arbitrary then, but it held my knowledge for what was to come. To this day, I remember "The Planet Song" and every multiple of seven.

Brent Curtice: Moffat County School District works to reach various goals

Moffat County School District is a district where there is a positive environment for learning, therefore creating a climate that is conducive to change.