Education briefs for May 10, 2014: Craig Daily Press seeks Teacher of the Year nominations |

Education briefs for May 10, 2014: Craig Daily Press seeks Teacher of the Year nominations

If you have a favorite teacher that you’d like to see win the newspaper’s Teacher of the Year award, nominate them by May 16. Send your nomination to Craig Daily Press Managing Editor Noelle Leavitt Riley at 970-875-1790 or

Online summer program available for high school students

Moffat County High School will be teaming with the Youth Experiencing Success Alternative Program and APEX Learning Systems for an “online/blended learning” summer school program during June and July.

Courses are free of charge and can be used for general credit accrual, credit recovery or honors/advanced placement purposes. The curriculum covers a wide array of options in math, science, English, social studies, foreign languages and other subjects.

Class sessions take place from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday starting June 2 at the YES Alternative School, 775 Yampa Ave.

Registration is available at the second floor guidance office at MCHS. A minimum number of participants are needed to offer the program.

For more information, call 970-826-6291, 970-826-6611 or 970-824-7036.

Driver Education courses available

Moffat County High School will soon offer a new run of Driver Education courses.

Students should be six months from their 15th birthday or older when they begin the classes, which are offered as a one-week summer session with six-hour days 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 served, and there will be no refunds once classes begin.

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

ACT, SAT exams offering final opportunities for Craig students

Students still needing to take the ACT and SAT exams can register online at for the ACT and for the SAT. Both sites also provide information for those taking the tests, including necessary supplies, documentation and other details.

The designated testing center for Craig is Moffat County High School, but students should consult the sites to determine which testing centers will be available on certain dates.

The regular deadlines to register for both tests have passed, but both offer late registration deadlines as well, which involve a fee.


Test Date — Registration Deadline/Late Registration

June 14 — May 9/May 23


Test Date — Registration Deadline/Late Registration by Mail/Late Registration Online

June 7 — May 9/May 23/May 28

Tutoring available to high school students

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

Sessions take place from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays for math and science and at the same time Tuesdays for English in CNCC’s Room 120.

Students must bring all the necessary assignments and materials.

For more information, call 970-824-1128 or contact Sheila Harper at

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