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Our View: We need to rally for our school district by supporting a mill levy

Where is the rally for our school district and our children’s education?

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Morris Ververs accepts Moffat County School District's offer for independent contractor post

Ververs will be in Craig Thursday for the school board meeting

“He’s looking forward to the challenge,” Darrell Camilletti said.

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Moffat County Board of Education budget work session focuses on strengthening communication

The school board plans to hold a meeting at 4 p.m. on Thursday to continue budget work

“The district doesn’t know really where the board is headed with cuts,” Amy Ward said. “And so what we have are a lot of people going, ‘I don’t know if I’m secure here.’”

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Colorado Court of Appeals visits Steamboat Springs High School

The Colorado Court of Appeals visited Steamboat Springs High School Thursday, where judges heard arguments on cases involving property hunting rights and a possible methamphetamine overdose.

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Moffat County Board of Education plans to offer Morris Ververs job as 'independent contract consultant'

Move comes as tough budget talks continue

Morris Ververs, from Simla, Colorado, served for 10 years as superintendent of Klawock City School District in Alaska.

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Community ponders ways to nourish Moffat County School District

Fifth stakeholder meeting channels frustrations and suggestions to aid school district

The gathering of about 50 people, held at Colorado Northwestern Community College, also included recapitulation of budgetary recommendations.

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Craig Sports Briefs for April 13, 2016: Craig Middle School track opens season Saturday

The Craig Middle School track and field program will commence its season this weekend with the Bullldog Invitational at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Moffat County High School track, 900 Finley Lane.

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Stakeholder meeting about Moffat County School District budget set for Wednesday evening

Participants crafted budget recommendations during the last meeting, held on March 23.

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Students ready to share knowledge of U.S. Constitution

After writing strong essays and traveling to the state Capitol, Moffat County students give local presentations

Nine Moffat County fifth-graders had the chance to travel to the Capitol Building in Denver last month to learn about government and to share what they’d absorbed in their study of the U.S. Constitution, in a trip sponsored by the Augusta Wallihan Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. Now, the students are bringing their knowledge about the U.S. Constitution to various local venues.

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Jimmy Westlake: Viewing the Southern Cross

Though the Southern Cross is the tiniest of our 88 official constellations, its reputation is far larger than its actual size, even though most people living in the Northern Hemisphere have never seen it.

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Craig Sports Briefs for April 11, 2016: Craig Youth Hockey Association spring meeting is Monday

Craig Youth Hockey Association is seeking coaches and board members for the 2016-17 season. The organization encourages interested parties and community members to attend its annual spring meeting, which will take place at 7 p.m. Monday at the Moffat County School District administration building.

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Students in Rangely get ready for metal treasure hunt

Parkview Elementary School teacher plans some in-the-field learning for students

He said the project — one day for fourth-graders, another day for fifth-graders — would help students to learn about magnetism, about the physical properties of rocks they might unearth and also about the whole process of an environmentally friendly expedition.

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CNCC Craig campus aims to add soccer teams this fall

Men’s, women’s squads to join other Spartan sports

A new era is beginning at the Colorado Northwestern Community College Craig campus. CNCC personnel announced Friday afternoon that the school will be adding men’s and women’s soccer teams to the Spartan athletics program, making this the first sports team within the educational institution’s Craig campus.

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Moffat County’s Morgan Lawton headed to Harvard

High school senior plans to study sports psychology at Ivy League level

As much as she loves the state of Colorado, Moffat County High School’s Morgan Lawton was determined to spread her wings and fly outside her comfort zone after graduating. Little did she realize just how far she could go. Lawton was recently accepted to Harvard University as part of the Class of 2020, an achievement that, according to the MCHS senior, still hasn’t fully registered.

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Craig Sports Briefs for April 9, 2016: CNCC rodeo has good results in home event

The Colorado Northwestern Community College rodeo teams will complete their season this weekend in Grand Junction at Colorado Mesa University’s Maverick Stampede. The Spartan men and women have clinched several berths for the national finals this summer and could gain more as the year concludes.