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Moffat County High School’s high-energy ‘Cat in the Hat’ premieres Thursday

Come one, come all to the Moffat County High School production of “The Cat in the Hat.” The Dr. Seuss story will come alive with performances Thursday and Friday night and two Saturday matinees.

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Moffat County High School displays activities for middle-schoolers

The best people to tell you what to expect in a new school are the ones who were enrolled there most recently. An activities fair Tuesday afternoon at Craig Middle School gave eighth grade students a glimpse of all the opportunities that will be available to them this coming fall as they matriculate as freshmen at Moffat County High School.

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Moffat County girls hoops top Grand Valley in Saturday game

Team will host Coal Ridge Tuesday as playoffs start

A Friday loss to Coal Ridge was a blow against the Moffat County High School girls varsity basketball team, but the results of the following day made that easier to take. The Bulldogs won their final regular season game, 51-43, hosting the Grand Valley Cardinals Saturday.

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Moffat County boys basketball loses to Grand Valley in season closer

Team to play Cedaredge on Tuesday

The MCHS boys varsity team suffered a 57-53 defeat at the hands of visiting Grand Valley in its last game of the regular season. After a close first half that ended with the score tied at 25, the Bulldogs lost control as the Cardinals ran roughshod, keeping the lead until the game’s end.

Education briefs for Feb. 22, 2014: Tickets are on sale for Moffat County High School production of ‘The Cat in the Hat’

The Moffat County High School drama program will perform “The Cat in the Hat,” based on the children’s book by Dr. Seuss, within the coming weeks, with shows at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 27 and 28, and 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. March 1 at the MCHS auditorium.

Mary Karen Solomon: Community events at Colorado Northwestern Community College

Colorado Northwestern Community College has a busy month ahead of it, and the events are open to community members. So plan your calendars so you can come join us for the following events.

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College travel program headed to Spain in May

Two slots still available; deadline to register March 1

As part of its annual series of trips to Europe, Colorado Northwestern Community College will be helping the people of the area make their vacation dreams come true. More accurately, vacación, as the destination for this year is Spain’s Catalonia region, where participants will tour the cities of Barcelona and Girona.

Routt County school lunch menus for the week of Feb. 24

Routt County school lunch menus for the week of Feb. 24.

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Craig students teach, learn about agriculture

As part of National FFA Week, the members of the local chapter of the National FFA Organization took some time this week to impart their wisdom to the kindergarten students of Craig. The Wednesday event Barnyard Day let younger students get a look at the various activities that go along with working on a farm, including taking care of the furry and feathered denizens that reside in such a place.

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Abraham Lincoln presenter enlightens Craig residents

John Voehl is an Abraham Lincoln re-enactor who recently visited Craig for multiple performances in the guise of the 16th president of the United States. His presentations were sponsored by Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Student Government and Student Activities Board.

Moffat County School District saves taxpayers $511,000 with bond refinancing

According to a recent press release, Moffat County School District entered the bond market Feb. 13 to refinance $8.4 million of its outstanding Series 2007 general obligation bonds, a financial move that will save taxpayers about $50,000 per year from 2014 to 2023 without extending the life of the original bond issue.

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MCHS principal Schnellinger announces resignation

The principal for six years at Moffat County High School, Schnellinger tendered his resignation Friday. His tenure in Craig will end June 27.

Craig students making strides in Passport to Reading

Barbecue event for top readers scheduled for May 9

The current stamp count for the Passport to Reading program for local fourth and fifth grade book lovers is 2,663. Each stamp represents a book read by a student collected in a special mock passport that details their individual journey across the many genres of literature. With about 350 kids spread across the four local elementary schools, the goal for this, the second year of the program, is to reach 7,000 stamps total, 20 stamps per student, the requisite number of genre entries for a child to attain in order to attend the celebratory barbecue near the end of the school year.

Education briefs for Feb. 15, 2014: Deadline for college publication is today

Today is the last chance to submit an entry to Colorado Northwestern Community College’s sixth annual publication “Waving Hands Review.”

Abraham Lincoln to come to Craig Monday, Tuesday

Residents of Craig and Moffat County will have a chance to experience history live and in person starting President’s Day with a visit from one of the most noteworthy leaders the United States has ever had.