Craig education briefs for Aug. 15, 2015: Love INC Back-to-School Fair is Saturday

Craig Daily Press Staff Report

— Love in the Name of Christ of the Yampa Valley will host its annual Back-to-School Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in Alice Pleasant Park on the 500 block of Yampa Avenue.

Food, games, face-painting, prizes and more fun things are available, as well as preparation for the upcoming school year with school supplies, haircuts, clothing and more for kids in preschool through high school available while supplies last.

Parents must be present for children to receive materials or services.

Documentary highlights importance of school board elections

Moffat County Education Association will present “Education Inc.,” a documentary about the importance of school board elections, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Center of Craig, 601 Yampa Ave. Refreshments will be provided.

For more information, contact

Moffat County High School registration coming up

All new and current students attending Moffat County High School need to register for school in the coming week. Students need to register at 900 Finley Lane on the following days between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.:

• Tuesday — Seniors

• Wednesday — Juniors

• Thursday — Sophomores

• Friday — Freshmen

Students will be receiving their schedules at this time and counselors will be available to make necessary changes if needed, and waiting until the first day of school is discouraged as classes fill up quickly.

Schedule changes after Friday must be approved by the principal. All required information and parent or guardian signatures need to be done during this time.

All student fees and lunch fees can also be handled at this time and is highly encouraged. The previous dates are strictly for paperwork and scheduling pickup and changes, however an open house — for new students sophomores and older — will take place the following week from 3 to 6 p.m. Aug. 27, with a freshmen parent meeting at 5:30 p.m. the same day, following a freshmen orientation.

Students new to the district and incoming freshmen are urged to attend. Schedules, locker assignments and school maps will be available for students to informally walk around and become familiar with the building and surroundings.

For more information, call 970-824-7036.

Moffat County Book Mobile closing chapter on summer

The Moffat County Book Mobile will offer free books for parents and children at locations throughout Craig before concluding its summer run.

Parents are invited to visit the book mobile to pick out one book each time. Those that bring back books to exchange can select two books per visit. Donations of old books are also welcome.

The Book Mobile will stop at the following locations Wednesday:

• 9 to 9:45 a.m. — Ridgeview Elementary School parking lot

• 10 to 10:45 a.m. — American Legion parking lot

• 11 to 11:45 a.m. — Woodbury Park

• Noon to 12:45 p.m. — Craig Pool Complex

Link Crew freshman orientation to take place Aug. 27

The second annual Link Crew freshman orientation will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. Aug. 27 in the Moffat County High School gymnasium.

The student-only orientation is designed to make the transition from middle school to high school a positive one, with volunteer seniors and juniors serving as leaders and mentors to the freshmen. The afternoon will entail both large and small group activities to address students’ needs and concerns in a fun manner.

A meeting for parents of freshmen will follow at 5:30 p.m. that day.

For more information, contact MCHS Counselor Donna Weinman at 970-826-6611.

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