Craig education briefs for Aug. 8, 2015: Maybell School registration available Monday
Registration for students planning to attend Maybell School will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Monday at Maybell School.
Parents will need their child’s birth certificate; proof of residence, such as a utility bill or a lease or rental contract; and an immunization record.
A record of physical examination from the past three years is also strongly recommended.
Students are eligible for the school’s kindergarten program if they are 5 years old as of Aug. 31, 2015.
For more information, call 970-824-7018.
Shared school meeting to be held Thursday
Parents and students interested in participating in a new shared school program are invited to attend an informational meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Moffat County School District administration building board room, 775 Yampa Ave.
MCSD Director of Educator Effectiveness Zack Allen is exploring interest among homeschool parents and students for creating a part-time program dedicated exclusively to homeschool students. Instruction may be provided in specific subject areas, depending on interest.
“The idea is that we can support parents and homeschool students with whatever their interests or needs are through part-time enrollment,” Allen said.
For more information, contact Allen at email@example.com.
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 the next two Wednesdays before concluding its summer run.
Parents are invited to visit the book mobile to pick out one book each time. Those who return books to exchange may 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. — Skate park
• 10 to 10:45 a.m. — Craig City Park
• 11 to 11:45 a.m. — Cedar Mountain Park
• Noon to 12:45 p.m. — Boys & Girls Club of Craig
The final segment of the season will be Aug. 19:
• 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
Love INC Back-to-School Fair is Aug. 15
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. Aug. 15 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.
Moffat County High School registration coming up
All new and current students are attending Moffat County High School need to register for school. Students need to register at 900 Finley Lane between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on the following days:
• Aug. 18, seniors
• Aug. 19, juniors
• Aug. 20, sophomores
• Aug. 21, freshmen
Students will receive their schedules at this time and counselors will be available to make changes if needed, and waiting until the first day of school is discouraged as classes fill up quickly.
Schedule changes after Aug. 21 must be approved by the principal. All required information and parent or guardian signatures need to be done during these times.
All student fees and lunch fees can also be handled at this time and is highly encouraged. An open house will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. Aug. 27, with a freshmen parent meeting at 5:30 p.m. the same day.
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.
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