Education briefs for Jan. 18, 2014: Driver Education courses available |

Education briefs for Jan. 18, 2014: Driver Education courses available

Moffat County High School will offer a new run of driver education courses starting Monday.

Students should be six months from their 15th birthday or older when they begin the classes, which are offered in 10 days of three-hour sessions from 3:45 to 6:45 p.m. Jan. 20 to 31, or March 17 to 28.

A one-week summer session with six-hour days is also available from June 2 to 6. Students must get their learner’s permit within six months of completion, or the class will not be recognized by Colorado Division of Motor Vehicles.

Registration is $250, payable only by check or money order, and forms are available at MCHS. Enrollment is first come, first serve, and there will be no refunds once classes begin.

For more information about registering, call 970-824-7036.

Tutoring available to high school students

Moffat County High School students in need of a little extra help in the subjects of English and math are eligible to receive free tutoring at Colorado Northwestern Community College.

Sessions take place from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays for English and Thursdays for math in CNCC’s Room 120.

Students must bring all the necessary assignments and materials.

Free parenting classes available

There is still time to register for courses on nurturing parenting offered by Moffat County School District starting Jan. 21.

The classes are free and will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays through April 15 at the school district administration building, 775 Yampa Ave. The sessions, funded by Moffat County Social Services, include dinner, as well as activities provided for any children who attend.

For more information, call Lynae Ellgen at 970-326-8138 or Sandy Beran at 970-871-7682.

CNCC to offer free film night

Colorado Northwestern Community College’s International Cinema program will host a free screening of “The Seventh Seal” at 7 p.m. Jan. 24 in Room 175 of the Craig campus. Anyone who is interested in viewing this classic drama is invited to come.

“The Seventh Seal” is a 1957 Swedish drama-fantasy film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman. Set in medieval Sweden during the Black Death, it tells of the journey homeward of a knight. “The Seventh Seal” established Bergman as a world-renowned director and contains scenes which have become iconic through parodies and homages.

For more information on the screening, call 970-824-1114.

High school singers to offer singing valentines

Do you have a child? Do you have a brother or sister?

Do you have a spouse? Do you have a mama? Do you have a grandma?

Boyfriend, girlfriend? Secret crush?

The musical personalities of Moffat County High School will be available to perform singing valentines in February. Residents of Northwest Colorado can hire MCHS CenterStage to serenade their loved ones on Feb. 13 and 14, a performance that also comes with a special treat.

The service is $25 on Feb. 13 or $35 for a performance on Valentine’s Day. All money raised will go toward the MCHS Vocal Music Student Fund.

To book a valentine, visit For more information, contact Hannah Dove at

College publication seeking submissions

Colorado Northwestern Community College is looking for talented artists of all media for its sixth annual publication “Waving Hands Review.”

The magazine publishes each spring with entries from community members, including fiction, poetry, essays, photography, drawings and many other creations.

The deadline to submit materials is Feb. 15.

For more information, call 970-675-3243 or visit

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