Scholarship poses potential conflict of interest

The Ed Townsend Memorial Scholarship is designed to support students pursuing an education degree. However, the scholarship criteria, which has been in place for more years than anyone can remember, has raised some eyebrows amongst educators, administrators and school board members.

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Minor school bus accident disrupts traffic on Victory Way

Children on the school bus that was struck were transferred onto a different bus.

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Hayden hires new superintendent

The Hayden School District’s new superintendent describes himself as someone who enjoys people, loves kids and is dedicated to education.

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DARE graduation celebrates good choices, life skills

Excitement and anticipation permeated the Craig Middle School auditorium Tuesday morning as 179 fifth-graders waited to hear their names called to walk across the stage and collect their certificates.

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Moffat County High School to showcase vocalists in May 12 concert

The Moffat County High School singers will be bringing the sweet sounds of music next week during the 2015 Spring Choral Concert. The show starts at 7 p.m. May 12 in the MCHS auditorium, 900 Finley Lane, and will feature the school’s Concert Choir and Center Stage Choir as directed by Keri Rusthoi and Teri Rose and accompanied by Julia Foster and other special guests.

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Moffat County band program reaches new heights

A string of successes has meant a very busy spring for Moffat County’s middle and high school bands, as well as for band director John Bolton.

Student news: Hannah Beckett selected for scholarship

Hannah Beckett was selected as P.E.O. Chapter AJ’s recipient of the $500 scholarship.

Local leaders consider proposed Community Resource Center

Community organizations came together Monday to discuss the possibility of starting a Community and Family Resource Center at the Center of Craig, facilitated by Connections 4 Kids.

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.