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Craig briefs: Preserving last frontier group meets Saturday

Preserving the Last Frontier group will meet at 1:30 p.m. Saturday on the second floor of Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St. The program will be presented by Bill Yost about the Yost family who lived on Sage Creek.

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Poetry takes Craig Middle School students into wild imaginative territory

Carol Jacobson Memorial Poetry Contest lets students explore beyond classroom corridors

“I’ve had to use hope a lot in my life,” said Eliana Mack, an eighth-grader, “and I feel like it’s in the most unknown places, in the place where you don’t think you’ll ever find it.”

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Gateway Center takes CNCC students to tutoring — and beyond

Center offers students tutoring and a place to ponder the larger questions

“The adult learner here has a plethora of things has a plethora of things that have happened to them — and places they have been — so when you ask them a question, it needs to be relatable to them,” said Denise Perdue, director of developmental education for Colorado Northwestern Community College.

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At East Elementary School, students urged to take music deep into adult life

Teacher Tanya Young taps technology, theory and love of music in her interaction with students

“If they’ve been sung to as toddlers and young children, they’ll have a lot more experience with it,” Music Teacher Tanya Young said.

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Moffat County community members bring Friendship Benches to elementary schools

Chris Miller, of Miller Family Appliance, set the local Friendship Bench project in motion

“She was being bullied, and she turned it into something positive,” Chris Miller said. “She’s grown that into something that’s helping a lot of people.”

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Moffat County Alternative School gives students opportunity for success

For some of Moffat County’s students, a traditional high school curriculum is not the preferred path to a diploma.

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Agriculture and financial literacy come together through 4-H

Learning how to handle money is a critical life skill that most students are only exposed to outside of the classroom.

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By creating complicated concoctions, children at the Boys & Girls Club of Craig sample science

Sessions give girls — and boys — a chance to develop their love of science

Tanya Ferguson explained that it’s important to carve out time for girls to do science — since many girls still seem to receive the message, subtle or otherwise, that science is a subject for boys

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Moffat County band program more than just music

Bolton: Music unifies, enhances ways of thinking for students

The members of the Moffat County High School band program have a love for music, but there are limitless possibilities involved in learning to master a masterpiece and it requires a large gathering of people to work in harmony.

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Craig’s Calvary Baptist encourages Christian elements in education

Private school shares faith with community

For students of Calvary Baptist School, the curriculum includes subjects like math and English, but both in and out of the classroom, sharing their faith with the world is part of the learning experience.

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Craig students expand minds with after-school Spanish program

Knez: Elementary-level learning increases later mastery of language

Learning another language can open up the world to a student, and the sooner the groundwork is laid the better.

James Neton: Working to inspire students

Young adults are at the peak of their youthful idealism. They want to believe in their future and aspire to greatness. We motivate and inspire when we connect to this glorious youthful passion and encourage them to rise above the bitter cynicism biting at our collective heels. Now, more than ever, we need them to maintain hope during this time of pessimism and relativism.

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Instructional coaches keep curriculum standards in line at Moffat County School District

The work that Moffat County’s six instructional coaches do on a daily basis can be equated to this: Coaching teachers equals better learning for students.

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Moffat County Local Marketing District convenes with Better City, citizens

The Moffat County Local Marketing District convened on Thursday night to continue the process of forming bylaws and settle on a mission statement.

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On the record for April 28

On the record for April 28.

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Congressman planning visits for opioid abuse education

The trips are planned to begin in June, but it is not yet known if he will be visiting Routt or Moffat counties.

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Ag Day brings Moffat County students in touch with area history, economy

Fourth graders see, hear, touch examples of concepts they study in school

The long-running annual event taught, or reminded, children about all sorts of issues related to agriculture.

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Craig Sports Briefs for April 29, 2016: Moffat County baseball reschedules game

Due to poor field conditions Thursday, the Moffat County High School varsity baseball team has postponed its game with Aspen to 4 p.m. May 9 at the Craig Middle School field, 915 Yampa Ave. The varsity and JV Bulldogs had also planned to play Meeker Tuesday, which had to be called off due to rain. There is currently no plan to reschedule those games.

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Craig man had alcohol in system at time of fatal crash

The toxicology report on a Craig man who was killed in a car accident along with his 10-year-old son reveals that he had alcohol in his system at the time of the crash.

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Janet Sheridan: A traveler’s vocabulary

Mrs. Huff was noted for her monumental bosom and the hiccupping soprano. She used to teach my third-grade class the song “Far Away Places.” Singing lyrics about the alluring glamour of lands across the sea shaped my desire to visit “places with strange sounding names,” and motivated my collection of unusual words that describe travelers’ experiences or emotions. Some of my favorites follow.

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