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 By Dana Davis    Education    June 17, 2020

Herring runs to Central

Jarom Herring, 2020 graduate of Encampment High School, was awarded a scholarship with Central Wyoming College (CWC) for cross country running with the option of competing in indoor and outdoor...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Education    June 3, 2020

CCSD2 to provide meals through summer

Despite an unusual school year that finished with students at home, Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) and the Board of Cooperative Education Services (BOCES) have been working to help...

 

Supporting careers in health

The Memorial Hospital of Carbon County Foundation Board has awarded four scholarships to local youth pursuing careers in healthcare. Qualifying applicants had to be a graduate of Carbon County School...

 

Speaking remotely

Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, many events around the state were cancelled. On the high school level, many sports seasons were unable to finish and competitors were left without a true ending. This was not the case for speech and debate.   Starting...

 

Honoring their service

The sun was shining down in Encampment on this past Memorial Day as friends and family came together to honor the fallen. Since 1984, VFW Post 1625 has held the Memorial Day Ceremony at the...

 
 By Joshua Wood    Education    June 3, 2020

State FBLA goes digital

The final quarter of the 2019/2020 school year saw students learn new ways to use technology. Not only in terms of how to complete their school work, but how to compete in a virtual competition....

 
 By Staff Report    Education    May 27, 2020

Platte Valley Arts Council awards scholarship

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...

 

Mobile graduation in Medicine Bow

COVID-19 was not going to spoil the 6th grade graduation ceremony for the Medicine Bow Elementary School (MBES) graduates. The school went door to door on May 20 to celebrate the sixth graders...

 

Graduating amidst adversity

When COVID-19 started to hit epidemic portions in parts of the United States, one of the casualties was the NCAA Basketball Tournament. It was the first sign schools were facing changes. Spring break... Full story

 
 By Joshua Wood    Education    May 20, 2020

CCSD2 graduation plans approved by county, state

For many students, the graduation ceremony is arguably one of the most important events of their high school career. Under normal circumstances, the planning and execution of the event can be frustrat...

 

Cooper says farewell

Some residents of this county might know Shelly Cooper as the Carbon County School District No. 2 Teacher of the Year. She won that honor last spring. Others might know she was a strong advocate for...

 

CCSD2 sticks with MedBow Lodging

While the main reason for the special meeting of the Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) Board of Trustees on May 4 was to decide whether to continue with the districts Adapted Learning Plan, they also made a decision on property owned by the...

 

Greenway departs wishing the best for all

Jason Greenway, principal of the three elementary schools in the north of Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) is leaving after the school year ends. He supervised Hanna Elementary, Medicine... Full story

 
 By Joshua Wood    Education    May 6, 2020

CCSD2 to finish school year at home

Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) entered the fourth week of its Adapted Learning Plan as the CCSD2 Board of Trustees held a special meeting on May 4 to determine how the schools in the...

 

From parents to teachers

It is no secret that the closure of Wyoming schools, has tested both students and parents. Now the 2020 school year will be completed at home. Some parents think this a good idea. “I believe finishi...

 

Hitting the big 500

At the beginning of the year, Medicine Bow Elementary School second through sixth graders had a goal to read 35 books a student by the end of the school term (See "Getting kids to read" on page 7 of...

 

I spy second place

A student at Medicine Bow Elementary placed second in the Wyoming State Arbor Day poster contest. Samuel Heward, a 4th grader in Shelly Cooper's class, submitted his poster in the tradition of the...

 

Graduating seniors urged to apply for VSO's YCA Award

Carbon County School District 2 graduating seniors may now apply for the $500 Youth Citizenship Award offered by the Valley Service Organization (VSO). Applications may be obtained by emailing: [email protected] If the student does not have...

 

It takes a nurse

The nurses of Carbon County School District No 2 (CCSD2) may not be seeing students on a day to day basis, but the kids are not forgotten. “We want all the kids to know that we miss them...

 

When the going gets tough

The closure of schools in the different communities has not been easy for parents, students and staff of schools. But during these tough times, there are those who see good come out of this difficult...

 

Back to school?

Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) has completed two weeks of working with its Adapted Learning Plan following the extension of a public health order issued by Governor Mark Gordon that...

 

School district left with a 'lot' of questions

by Joshua Wood The Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD2) Board of Trustees is facing a dilemma of land ownership after receiving information that the current lessee of property in Medicine Bow...

 

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