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Breakfast November 30: Pancakes, grapes, yogurt December 1: Breakfast on a stick, applesauce December 2: Cinnamon roll, apple, gogurt December 3: Cereal, toast, peaches, juice Lunch November 30: Quesadilla, peppers, peaches, churro December 1:...

 

MK-8 students honor veterans

As a project to honor local veterans, MK-8 English and language teacher Katie Williams’ classes wrote original poems for Veterans Day last week. The following students and their works won the competition for the best poems written in their...

 

Students honor veterans

While the COVID-19 virus is disrupting events throughout Crook County, including the annual Veterans Day celebration of the local men and women who have fought for this country, Moorcroft High School...

 

Student of the month - November

Pinnacle Bank donates a gift card to each winner....

 

Tia Cranston honored

MHS student Tia Cranston, a member of the Whitcomb FFA chapter in Moorcroft, was awarded the American FFA Degree at the 93rd National FFA Convention & Expo held virtually on October 27-29. Each year, the National FFA Organization honors FFA members...

 

FCCLA Chapters are invited to learn "Beyond Measure" at Virtual Leadership Experience

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is excited to offer our first-ever Virtual Leadership Experience (VLE) to enrich the resources available to chapter advisers and members during the 2020-2021 school year. Starting December 8...

 

Belt buckles received

Whitcomb FFA members have received the belt buckles that they won at county fair. This year the Whitcomb FFA chapter took home 14 belt buckles and a solid amount of ribbons. We are excited to see...

 
 By Grace Moore    School    October 22, 2020

It's never too early to learn fire safety

The Pine Haven Fire Department hosted a fire safety training class featuring kitchen safety for 25 home-school children and their parents Friday afternoon. Teachers included Chief Don Lancaster,...

 

Barn project moves forward

Monday night’s regular meeting of Moorcroft’s town council was over within half an hour with conversation with MHS agriculture teacher Hugh Jenkins asking for a variance regarding the $3000 tap fee for the barn the school is planning to build...

 

Davis named teacher of the year

Michelle Davis has been recognized as Crook County’s Teacher of the Year, and will also join the list of finalists for the state award for 2021. Davis is a reading specialist at the Moorcroft K-8....

 

School staff of the year

Teacher of the year finalist: Michelle Davis. Bonnie Ehresmann recognized by the first lady for going above and beyond in food services during COVID-19, and Shone Gray recognized by Wyoming...

 

Pfeil receives 2020 Gillette College President's Award

Gillette College graduate Andrea Pfeil is the recipient of the 2020 President’s Award. This award is presented each year to a Gillette College graduating sophomore based on cumulative GPA and their...

 

Enzi accepting nominees to military academies

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., is accepting applications for nominations to the U.S. military service academies for the 2021-22 school year. Every year, Enzi gives Wyoming youth considering military careers the opportunity to apply for a nomination...

 

Branding Day a major success for Whitcomb FFA

Branding day was a very successful event that brought an array of people to show what they are really about. The officers and older members had this event to bring supporters to the chapter and also...

 
 By Grace Moore    School    August 27, 2020

One week into the new normal

Last Wednesday, 486 kids returned to classes at the MK-8 and, along with them, the possibility of COVID-19. To mitigate the potential spread of this virus, state and local health agencies have...

 
 By Lacey Rasco    School    August 27, 2020

Youth Library News

Storytime will continue to be held at Robinson Park through September as long as weather permits. Storytime is every Wednesday morning at 10 a.m.. This program is geared for children ages 3-5 but children of all ages are welcome to attend. New...

 
 By Grace Moore    School    August 20, 2020

MHS welcomes new principal

Moorcroft High School welcomes Principal Kirby Baier to the neighborhood. Baier has worked in education as a teacher, coach and administrator for around 16 years and has actually worked in Crook...

 
 By Grace Moore    School    August 20, 2020

Two new faces at MK-8

MK-8 is happy to introduce two new faces amongst their team of great teachers, seventh/eighth grade English teacher Tessa Garman and STEM teacher Kaylee Zorc. Tessa Garman Garman was born and raised...

 

Free/reduced price meal policy announced

Crook County School District #1 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 Lunch Program, and/or School Breakfast Program. Each school and the Central...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    School    July 23, 2020

Schools await guidance on face masks

School is still a few weeks away but, for parents planning the annual shopping trip for classroom equipment, whether or not there will be a need for face coverings has come into question. While the pandemic remains ongoing and state-level guidance...

 

MK-8 student recognized for artwork

Twelve Wyoming students from across the state were recognized for their artwork in Cheyenne on July 13 by Governor Mark Gordon. The celebration acknowledged their achievement in art and excellence in...

 

UW Dean's and Dean's Freshman Honor Rolls

The University of Wyoming lists six students from Crook County on the 2020 spring semester academic Dean’s and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls. Students are: Yuli D. Viergets of Beulah; Amber Kaplan, Taylor Olivia Kennah and Alberto Mastrovito of...

 

UW Provost's Honor Roll

The University of Wyoming lists six students from Crook County on the 2020 spring semester Provost’s Honor Roll. Students are: Jonathan Tinsley of Aladdin; Sara J. Thomas of Hulett; Faith Marie Sanderson and Kerry T. Zimmerschied of Moorcroft;...

 

Prom in Vegas

The MHS Promenade was held Thursday night with the theme, “Rollin’ the Dice at Jubilee.” The event was postponed from March due to COVID-19.  Generous volunteers put forth tremendous effort...

 

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