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Challenging Hanna

On Oct. 15, Larry Scott came to Hanna to speak of Rachel’s Challenge to Hanna Elementary students in the morning, Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School students in the afternoon and a...

 

Reflecting on the Hot Pools

Editor’s Note: SMHS teacher McCreary reached out to the Saratoga Sun recently about publishing Knotwell’s essay about the Saratoga Hot Pools to contribute to local history. The Sun was happy to afford the space to add to Saratoga’s history. If...

 

From students to leaders

Encampment Junior High and High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Chapters joined more than 400 FCCLA student leaders, members and advisers at the Ramkota Conference Center in Casper, Wyo. on Oct. 16 to participate in...

 

Good sportsmanship

The Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) met at 4 p.m. on Oct. 21 at the Hanna Elementary School. Board members present were chairman Joe Gaspari, vice chairman Paul Clark, treasurer James...

 

Kids learn to create projects

On Friday morning, the students at Hanna Elementary School (HES) started their day creating different projects in a manner that had them learn to estimate cost and the value of cooperation. "Here is...

 

An ounce of prevention

Much of what goes on during the annual Firearm Training hosted by Silver Spur Outfitters centers around firearms. The group that puts on the class, Guninpho.com, has experience in law enforcement, how...

 

A Greenway to North County

Jason Greenway, the new principal for Hanna Elementary, Elk Mountain Elementary and Medicine Bow Elementary, was born and raised in Tucson, Ari. He went to college at Northern Arizona University for...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Education    July 31, 2019

District welcomes donations

Businesses that purchase poultry, lamb, pork or bison during the Carbon County Fair and Rodeo will be able to donate the processed meat to Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2). This...

 

Freddie the Federalist

Freddie Wagner, a Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow High School senior to be, was honored in Medicine Bow at a dinner for her accomplishments in going to American Legion Auxiliary Girls State from...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Education    July 3, 2019

Riker retires

Following a 35-year career in special education, 24 years of which were spent in Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2), Deb Riker has retired as the district’s Special Education Administrator....

 
 By Joshua Wood    Education    June 26, 2019

Parting a sweet sorrow

A trio of retiring personnel from Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) bid farewell through tears during the June 17 meeting of the CCSD2 Board of Trustees at the Central Office in Saratoga....

 
 By Joshua Wood    Education    June 26, 2019

Contracts, policies and levys

The Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) Board of Trustees met at the Central Office in Saratoga for their regularly scheduled June 17 meeting where they offered two new contracts, discussed...

 

Craig calls it quits

Carrie Craig is leaving Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) after working for the school system for 40 years. Craig said she started working for the district after she left her job at the Sara...

 

Resignations, contracts and a plaque

At 4 p.m. on May 20 at the Elk Mountain Elementary School, the Carbon County District No. 2 (CCSD2) held their monthly board meeting. The agenda was quickly approved. CCSD2 Superintendent Dr. James...

 

'Short' term memories

Jamie Short has been teaching science and math at Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow High School for five years. She is leaving after half a decade to be closer to her family in Worland where she grew...

 

Learning and lunch

Vicki Scott has made up meals and served them up for Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) students for 39 years. "I began in Medicine Bow, the year my oldest son, Zack started kindergarten,"...

 

Teacher, wife, mother ... rancher

The first teaching job that Chelsea DeWitt got out of college was at Medicine Bow Elementary School (MBES). "This was the best first teaching job I could have ever hoped for," DeWitt said. "I came...

 

Three school principal moves on

Traci Schneider came to the position of principal for the three northern Carbon County elementary schools this year planning to stay for many years. Unfortunately, although she had a job she loved,...

 
 By Staff Report    Education    May 29, 2019

PVAC awards scholarships

Since 1993, the Platte Valley Arts Council has been enriching the quality of life in the area and expanding educational opportunities for all forms of the arts, whether it is music, literature, dance, visual arts or theater. It’s mission is: “to...

 

Thompson 'closes the book'

Kathy Thompson did not start out her professional career in library science or even education. Thompson, who hails from Montana, studied restaurant management, received an associates arts degree and...

 

Super duper Cooper

"When Shelly finished her contract at Sinclair, the principal said she was the only teacher there that had never been any complaints," Jeanette Fischer, Medicine Bow resident and former teacher in...

 

Glasser leaves on a 'high note'

Pam Glasser is known to many inhabitants in Carbon County as a music teacher. To fellow musicians and concert goers in Wyoming, Houston and Israel, Glasser is acknowledged as an accomplished French...

 

Capital idea

Cody Sheldon has been the music teacher at Saratoga Elementary for the past five years. As the school year ends, Sheldon is leaving Wyoming and moving to Washington D.C. to teach music in the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Education    May 22, 2019

Being a Bighorn

Walking into Jordan Seitz's classroom at Encampment K-12 School, it is obvious he enjoys the outdoors. The 6th grade homeroom is decorated with furs and skull mounts. A bulletin board on the west...

 

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