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 By Staff Report    Education    March 20, 2019 

South Valley Hunter Ed.

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will offer a hunter education class in Encampment beginning on April 9. The classroom portion will be held in the library at the Encampment School and will meet every Tuesday and Thursday beginning on April 9 and...

 

Mixing education

Students that learn at home have different reasons to do so. It is not necessarily popular with public school administrators that have small school populations to begin with, but in Carbon County...

 

Food fit for a governor

Saratoga Middle/High school students in the ProStart program in the Valley created and served appetizers at the Governors Hospitality and Tourism Conference on Jan. 28 for attendees. The annual event...

 

A show of Valley hospitality

It's not everyday that a group of students get the opportunity to present their culinary skills at a state event. On Jan. 29, however, students of Cheryl "Mo" Munroe who attend Encampment K-12 School...

 

Contract talks

When the Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) Board of Trustees brought the contract for Linda Butler up for a motion, it was met with an awkward silence. Butler’s contract was the only...

 

$500 award for community spirit

The application period is now open for the $500 Youth Citizenship Award offered by the Valley Service Organization (VSO) to graduating Carbon County School District 2 seniors. Application forms are available from the counselor’s office at each of...

 

Cohorts bend graduation rates

On Jan. 22, the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) released graduation rates for the 2017/2018 school year. The State of Wyoming’s graduation rate rose from 80.2 percent in 2016/2017 to 81.7...

 

Ringing in memories

On Jan. 21 at 4 p.m. at the Medicine Bow Elementary School (MBE) there was a ceremony presented by students and staff of the school honoring a bell that started ringing students to come to school 93...

 

No free lunch?

Carbon County School District (CCSD) No. 2, at last count, had 607 students enrolled in seven schools. Of those, approximately 247 students, or 41 percent, receive free or reduced lunches at school....

 

Collaring data

Last February, students from Encampment K-12 School aided the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) in collaring five sheep of the Encampment River herd with Global Position System (GPS) collars... Full story

 

Encampment gets 6-man football

It was standing room only during the rescheduled meeting of the Carbon County School District (CCSD) No. 2 Board of Trustees at 4 p.m. on Nov. 13 at Encampment K-12 School as the board heard a...

 

Hurrahs from Hanna honors

Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School was the site for the Eighth Annual National Honor Society (NHS) Veterans Celebration that started at 8 a.m. on Friday morning. The celebration...

 

Adopt a vet

On Thursday, Nov., 8th, Encampment K-12 held an incredible Veterans Day Assembly. With many local Platte Valley Veterans making an appearance. In preparation of the assembly, Encampment National...

 

Copeland listens to communities

Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD#2) School Superintendent Dr. Jim Copeland and Sally Wells, CCSD#2 Business Manager, went to the northern Carbon County communities of Elk Mountain and...

 

CCSD2 expels student

The Carbon School District No. 2 Board of Trustees held a special meeting at noon on Oct. 22 as they discussed the expulsion of an unnamed student in executive session. Starting the meeting at noon,...

 

SES dedicates Mason park

Last Friday, on a warm October afternoon, Carbon County School District (CCSD) No. 2 teachers and staff gathered on the west end of the Saratoga Elementary School (SES) at 3:45 p.m. to remember the la...

 

Pioneer/plains playthings

Kay Grant has been educating students on life of the early pioneers and the Plains Indians culture for 13 years. She does this in a variety of ways, from using actual stone instruments used in day-to-...

 

SkillsUSA strides to new highs

On Thursday, Sept. 20, Saratoga Middle/High School (SMHS) students and staff presented a check for $25,000 to the Corbett Medical Foundation to go towards helping Valley residents diagnosed with...

 

Getting his fix

The ceiling tiles have been replaced throughout Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School, along with air systems and ventilation. There were five contractors working on the building...

 

CCSD No.2 free lunches

Carbon County School District No. 2 (Elk Mountain, Encampment, Hanna, Medicine Bow and Saratoga schools) has announced its policy for free and reduced price meals for children unable to pay the full price of meals served under the National School Lun...

 

Hanna razes the roof

Harold Phillips, Director of Maintenance for north county Carbon County School District No. 2 schools said the Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) Middle/High School needed upgrades to improve...

 

School safety subject of summit

The Federal Commission on School Safety held its third listening session of four starting at 1 p.m. on Aug. 7 in Cheyenne to listen to speakers from several western states with many rural...

 

Bow River top three percent

There was great news for the Bow River Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter in Hanna. The team of Jolynn Borah and T’lysa Solaas representing the Bow River FFA chapter has been named a finalist...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Education    July 4, 2018

From teaching to turtles

When school begins on August 20 for the 2018-2019 school year, the halls of Saratoga Elementary School (SES) will be missing a longtime fixture of the building. After 17 years of service in Carbon...

 

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