The preliminary student count for Moffat County School District put full time student enrollment for the 2016 to 2017 school year at 2,085 full time students.
Student health services will soon be provided by The Memorial Hospital after the Moffat County School District Board of Education at their Nov. 17 meeting approved a contract with the hospital.
Over 2220 pounds of food and $3584 donated by students at Craig Middle School will help the Interfaith Food Bank feed families that might have gone hungry during the holidays.
A first-time swimmer may test the waters very cautiously, but by the end of a short period of classes, they’ll be diving headlong into the pool. Craig elementary students have strengthened their aquatic proficiency over the course of October and November at the Moffat County High School pool through swimming classes.
The first public hearing and first reading of an updated Family Life and Sex Education policy was passed at Thursday’s Moffat County School District Board of Education monthly meeting. “Working with Jennifer Riley of The Memorial Hospital and the Craig Daily Press we identified some needs,” said Superintendent of Schools Dave Ulrich at the October school board meeting. “This has gotten a great deal of attention.”
For more than 100 years, since 1911, the Maybell Library has provided service to patrons. Now, for three days a week patrons are able to borrow from about 15,000 items as well as access to services they might otherwise go without and about 30 new items are added to the collection in Maybell each month.
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The weather’s getting colder to be sure, but Northwest Colorado residents rarely allow a dip in the temperature to keep them getting out and about.
Hayden Valley Elementary Health and Wellness Team will host its second annual 5K Turkey Trot Run/Walk and One-Mile Fun Run. Work up an appetite for Thanksgiving ahead of time with the running event, which starts rain, snow or otherwise at 10 a.m. Saturday at Hayden’s Dry Creek Park. Prizes will be available for the quickest 5K runners as well as for kids able to grab a turkey feather during the Fun Run. Drawings for more prizes and refreshments will also be included.
Thanks to a grant from a local foundation, the Hayden School District has a multi-year plan to raise test scores and improve learning in the district.
Students and teachers take next week off for Thanksgiving and this year’s holiday vacation schedule is new so students, teachers and parents are urged to review the school calendar.
A night out at the theater is rarely a wasted evening, but the Moffat County High School drama program intends to make admission to its latest show truly a golden ticket. “Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka” unveils a world of magic and merriment this week with performances at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday and shows at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday at MCHS. Tickets are $7 apiece.
Craig Trap Club will host a weekly fun shoot event for shotgun shooters from 6 p.m. until dark each Thursday through December at its headquarters at US Highway 40 and Moffat County Road 64. Games include singles, doubles, handicap, Annie Oakley and more and will feature five to 25 rounds per night.
Wedged in between the bright star Fomalhaut to the south and the glittering Pleiades star cluster to the east is the huge, lumbering constellation of Cetus, the Sea Monster.
Day-to-day budget ends in the black, total liabilities in the red
A clean audit was given to the Moffat County School District by independent auditors and helped to answer the big question — is the school district budget in the black or in the red? The answer is both.