Moffat County School Board accepts treats from Girl Scout Junior Troop 16185 |

Moffat County School Board accepts treats from Girl Scout Junior Troop 16185

Girl Scout Junior Troop 16185 presents 139 boxes of cookies for teachers during the Moffat County School District Board of Education meeting held Thursday, March 28. Pictured, from left, are Katy Burns, Abby Seim, Xya McMahon, Josie Terry, Audrey Laehr, Kimber Hume, and Melissa Laehr.
Sasha Nelson/staff

Almost everyone in the packed boardroom wanted to be a teacher when Girl Scout Junior Troop 16185 presented 139 boxes of cookies as part of the hometown heroes program. 

According to leader Katy Burns, the girls sold more than 3,700 boxes this cookie season. People wishing to buy, but not eat, the treats were able to donate their boxes to the hometown heroes program, resulting in 139 donated boxes.

Troop members selected teachers as their hometown heroes, and — at a meeting of the Moffat County School Board of Education on Thursday, March 28 — they presented the cookies in decorative bundles, one for each school in the district. 

Board member Cindy Looper was unable to attend the meeting. The remaining board members took the following actions during the meeting. • Congratulated Sandrock Elementary School and Craig Middle School robotics teams, which presented a demonstration. • Congratulated three Moffat County High School wrestlers.  • Unanimously passed a consent agenda, second reading, and final reading of policies regarding the annual audit, school closings and cancellations, and flag displays. • Unanimously passed the first reading of policies on the district mission, vision, goals, and aims; the automatic external defibrillator (AED) program; staff maternity/parental leave; grievance procedure; reduction in professional workforce; student dress code; students with food allergies; and screening/testing of students. • Held an executive session to discuss real estate. No decisions were made following the executive session. Contact Sasha Nelson at 970-875-1794 or

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