Education briefs for Oct. 26, 2013: Honor Society to host children’s Halloween event |

Education briefs for Oct. 26, 2013: Honor Society to host children’s Halloween event

Members of Moffat County High School’s National Honor Society will be offering a special Halloween activity to Craig and Moffat County children.

“Trunk-or-Treat” takes place from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the south MCHS parking lot. Parents can bring their kids up to the high school where NHS members will provide a safe trick-or-treating experience, handing out candy in the parking lot while also having their cars decorated for the occasion.

Kids also can vote for their favorite decorations.

For more information, contact NHS sponsor Kristin Ingalls at 970-826-6392 or at

Ridgeview Elementary will not dress up for Halloween

Parents of students at Ridgeview Elementary School are asked not to let their child attend school Thursday wearing a Halloween costume.

Principal Amber Clark said the no-costume policy has been in place for several years and was implemented to address safety concerns with younger students who might not be able to handle the scarier parts of the holiday.

For more information, call 970-824-7018.

CNCC to offer Taste of Education

Colorado Northwestern Community College will host Taste of Education from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 9 at its Craig campus, 2801 W. Ninth St.

Taste of Education is an introductory event for those considering enrolling in college classes but unsure of how to get started, what subjects they want to study or have other concerns. In addition to workshops, seminars and classes throughout the day, anyone attending also receives a free lunch, door prizes and information about scholarships.

Those with small children also can receive referrals for babysitting.

For more information, call 970-824-1101.

ACT, SAT exams offered for Craig students in coming months

Students 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 are offered multiple times throughout the school year and have regular and late deadlines, the latter of which involves a fee.


Test date — Registration deadline/late registration

Dec. 14 — Nov. 8/Nov. 22

Feb. 8 — Jan. 10/Jan. 14

April 12 — March 7/March 21

June 14 — May 9/May 23


Test date — Registration deadline/late registration by mail/late registration online

Dec. 7 — Nov. 8/ Nov. 22/Nov. 25

Jan. 25 — Dec. 27/Jan. 10/Jan. 14

March 8 — Feb. 7/Feb. 21/Feb. 24

May 3 — April 4/April 18/April 21

June 7 — May 9/May 23/May 28

— Please note that the March 8 SAT does not include subject tests.

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Craig and Moffat County make the Craig Press’ work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User