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Moffat County School Board meets Thursday, Dec. 13 for final time in 2018

December 10, 2018 — CRAIG  — The last regular meeting of the calendar year for Moffat County School District’s Board of Education takes place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13. The five members of the board are expected to certify the school district mill levy for 2019. Members of

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Moffat County Early Childhood Center hosting winter clothing exchange for preschool children

December 10, 2018 — CRAIG — A lack of warm clothing can be difficult for young kids in the wintertime, but educators hope to undo that problem and help children bundle up. Moffat County Early Childhood Center is asking for parents who have gently used clothing for preschool-aged children

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Playtime is learning time under guidance of Moffat County preschool teacher Karen Torres

December 7, 2018 — CRAIG — People who step into Karen Torres’ full-day preschool class at the Early Childhood Center are likely to see children learning through play, which Torres uses to teach her students in fun and engaging ways. “I've been in early childhood since 2008. I started

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David Ulrich: December’s Moffat County School District snippets

December 6, 2018 — As we move into the Christmas holiday break, I thought it would be good to update the community on the district's progress on a couple of items. First, as a reminder, the last day for students is Friday, Dec. 21. Students return on Tuesday, Jan.

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High on life: Videos showcase Craig Middle School students’ drug-free dedication for Red Ribbon Week

December 6, 2018 — CRAIG — Young filmmakers were honored Monday, Dec. 3, at a luncheon attended by law enforcement, school leaders, parents, and community members in the boardroom of the Moffat County School District Administration Building. The videos they screened represented the best films produced by students at

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Moffat County High School DECA to send 15 to state

December 5, 2018 — CRAIG — About 100 students gathered at Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Craig Campus on Monday, Dec. 3, for the 2018 DECA district competition.  “DECA participants participate in a variety of marketing based events, made up of a 100-question multiple choice test and business role-play scenarios with a

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Moffat County School District seeking 2 new board members

December 3, 2018 — CRAIG — Two people are being sought to fill vacancies on the Moffat County School District Board of Education. The school board met Thursday, Nov. 29, and accepted the resignation of Vice President Lee Atkin. Atkin announced his intention earlier in the week to step

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Sunset Elementary is where the sun shines for hometown teacher Brooke Hankins

November 30, 2018 — CRAIG —  When it came to choosing where to launch her career, one Moffat County elementary school teacher knew there’s no place like home. “Moffat County and Sunset are my home,” said Brooke Hankins, who teaches second-grade at Sunset Elementary School. “This is where I grew up and went

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Moffat County School District Board of Education expected to declare 2 vacancies at meeting Thursday

November 26, 2018 — CRAIG — Two vacancies are expected to be declared on the Moffat County School District Board of Education when the board meets Thursday, Nov. 29. The board is expected to accept the resignation of Vice President Lee Atkin, who is stepping down to better support his

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Moffat County School Board member resigns, leaving 2 open seats

November 26, 2018 — CRAIG — The Moffat County School District Board of Directors will soon need two new members. When it meets on Thursday, Nov. 29, the school board will formally accept the resignation of Vice President of the Board Lee Atkin, who is stepping down to better

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Across the Street: Is cursive really a curse?

November 26, 2018 — Cursive writing is defined as a style of penmanship in which some characters are written and joined together in a flowing manner. It is generally used to allow an individual to write faster. I distinctly remember practicing penmanship in sixth grade from my teacher, Mrs.

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Design process underway for new Hayden school

November 23, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Hayden School District is getting closer to a blueprint for its new pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade campus. Consisting of 19 community members and educators, the Design Advisory Group has been meeting since July. They've gathered input from administrators, board members, teachers, students and

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Rural living prompts 2 new vice presidents to choose Colorado Northwestern Community College

November 23, 2018 — CRAIG — Two new vice presidents were welcomed to Colorado Northwestern Community College on Nov. 12, and after spending their first week in orientation and training, both were on the Craig Campus for the Moffat County Affiliated Junior College Board Meeting on Monday, Nov. 19.

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‘Part of the solution’: Moffat County United Way celebrates graduates of poverty program

November 22, 2018 — CRAIG – Nine more people have a better chance of getting ahead rather than just getting by after graduating an 18-session program that empowers people to become self-sufficient. “The program has helped me to further define my action plan for becoming a freight broker in

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Sale of Trapper Building in Craig on track

November 20, 2018 — CRAIG — The sale of the Trapper Building by the Moffat County Junior Affiliated College District Board to fitness center operators Dan and Ashleigh Seely is on track, according to board members. A succinct update on the sale was provided during the regular monthly meeting

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Moffat County College District Board to receive property, staffing updates

November 18, 2018 — CRAIG  — Updates on the status of the sale of the Trapper Building, a proposal for a third-party to develop on-campus student housing, and the hiring process for a Vice President for the Craig campus of Colorado Northwestern Community College are all on the agenda

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Craig Middle School’s Sara Linsacum second to none as Assistant Principal of the Year

November 18, 2018 — CRAIG — Though there may only be one recipient’s name engraved on a plaque or trophy, as with most awards, success comes only through a group effort. Accordingly, even if she’s the one in the spotlight, Craig Middle School’s Sara Linsacum is the first to

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String of fights at Summit High School could lead to charges against multiple students

November 16, 2018 — FRISCO — Multiple Summit High School students may face charges after a string of fights broke out inside the school earlier this week. On Nov. 13, the Summit County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the school to break up three separate fights throughout the day,

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Craig middle-schoolers treat first responders to breakfast

November 16, 2018 — CRAIG — There are few better ways to show appreciation for someone than to treat them to a hearty breakfast. And that's just what students at Craig Middle School did Friday morning for first responders serving Moffat County. "We thought we'd do a first responder

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Moffat County kindergartners not to be underestimated says Sandrock teacher Megan Bell

November 16, 2018 — CRAIG — They may be small, but kindergarten students can also be mighty. “Never underestimate what kindergartners can accomplish,” said  Sandrock Elementary School Kindergarten teacher Megan Winkelblech, who uses her maiden name, Bell, in the classroom. She has taught kindergarten at Sandrock Elementary School for the

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