Education briefs for May 17, 2014: Moffat County High School graduation is May 24 |

Education briefs for May 17, 2014: Moffat County High School graduation is May 24

The Moffat County High School Class of 2014 officially will graduate in a ceremony at 10 a.m. May 24 at the MCHS gym, 900 Finley Lane.

In order to graduate, all seniors must go through the checkout process, which starts at 8 a.m. Friday, in which students will receive caps and gowns and reconcile outstanding bills. Those who have not yet checked out will not be allowed to walk at graduation. Graduation practice follows at 9:30 a.m.

Shuttles will be available starting at 9 a.m. May 24 in the Kmart parking lot, 1198 W. Victory Way. During the event, a professional photographer near the stage will provide a snapshot paid for by Moffat County School District that will be mailed out to families in June.

For more information about getting extra prints, visit

High school offers ceremonies in final week of classes

Moffat County High School’s awards night will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the school auditorium, preceded by the National Honor Society awards at 6 p.m.

The school’s annual baccalaureate, sponsored by Ministerial Alliance and Bear River Young Life, will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The last day of classes for all students in Moffat County School District is Thursday.

Online summer program available for high school students

Moffat County High School will team 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 Mondays through Thursdays 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 is 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 soon will 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 serve, 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.

Both tests have been offered multiple times throughout the school and have regular deadlines and late deadlines, the latter of which involves 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

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