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  • Class of '24

    May 23, 2024

    Thirty-seven of Moorcroft's kids celebrated the moment they stepped into their lives as young adults Sunday afternoon. Holding their loved ones tight, the former students gave these who supported them a white rose, symbolizing gratitude and respect. Senior class poets Rebekah Anderson (above) and Clarissa Moebius reminisced on the first part of yesterday before moving toward tomorrow. Salutatorian Spencer Cuthrell (below) and Valedictorian Anderson spoke to the determination of their 2024 class...

  • Debra Harrison retires from MHS

    Grace Moore|May 23, 2024

    After 17 years of teaching English to youths in 11th and 12th grade, Debra Harrison retires from Moorcroft Secondary School. Harrison began her career in an entirely different field. "When I initially got my degree, it was a nonteaching English degree and I worked for the State of South Dakota doing grants through the highway safety office, a facilitator for grants and safety," she says. With the change of administration and the reorganization of the agency, she found her position, along with...

  • Moline Scholarship

    May 23, 2024

    Natalee Scribner has received the John and Margaret Moline Scholarship. Natalee is the daughter of Brian and Tasha Scribner of Moorcroft. Natalee will be attending Casper College and majoring in radiology technology....

  • MHS students receive academic awards

    May 23, 2024

    Moorcroft's secondary school celebrated students who made noticeable progress throughout the 2023/2024 school year at the annual Academic Award ceremony. Many faces returned to the table to receive medals, and all were recognized and applauded....

  • Perfect attendance

    May 23, 2024

    Moorcroft Secondary second semester perfect attendance congratulations go to Liberty Cook, Kyrra Lindberg, Rayanne DeCent, Rio DeCent and Principal Redden. Pinnacle Bank provided a generous gift for each of the perfect attendance recipients....

  • School year wraps up with spring concert

    May 23, 2024

    Moorcroft's elementary and secondary school years end for another summer with a flurry of events including the annual Spring Concert. Kindergarten through sixth grade kids, who had been practicing for this many months, sang songs near and dear to the audience of family and friends. Soon thereafter, the junior high and high school choir and band entertained those watching with the Moorcroft School Song and Only a Holy God among many others, including solos and combinations. The elementary kids...

  • Moorcroft School Menu

    May 16, 2024

    Breakfast May 20: Pancake on a stick or pancake sausage bites, pears, yogurt, milk May 21: Breakfast variety, mandarin oranges, GoGurt, milk May 22: Chocolate oatmeal bar, apple, yogurt, milk May 23: Cereal, toast, strawberries, juice, milk Lunch May 20: Hamburger, fries, orange, sugar cookie, veggie bar, milk May 21: COOK’S CHOICE: Assorted chicken, fresh fruit, Rice Krispie treat, chips, veggie bar, milk May 22: COOK’S CHOICE: Hot dogs and corn dogs, fries, strawberries, veggie bar, milk May...

  • Congratulations teachers

    May 2, 2024

    The Moorcroft Elementary congratulates Ms. Thea Dittman, Mrs. Alyson Nelson and Mrs. Emily Bishop on being nominated as finalists for Teacher of the Year! Thea Dittman is originally from Spearfish, SD. "This is my 5th year teaching 2nd grade in Moorcroft! I initially interviewed in Moorcroft because the principal at the time, Teresa Brown, called me 3-5 times a day for about two weeks. I was student teaching and I thought it was a spam call so I kept ignoring it! Once I gave in to an interview,...

  • DTNHA offers scholarships

    May 2, 2024

    The Devils Tower Natural History Association is pleased to announce we will be offering two monetary, one-year scholarships, in the amount of $1000 each. Application forms may be obtained from Crook County school counselors or by contacting DTNHA at PO Box 37, Devils Tower, WY 82714, by calling 307-467-5283 x 631 or by email, from Executive Director Sandra Mooney at: [email protected]. Below are the qualifications for the scholarship: • The applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student in one of Crook County’s high sch...

  • Moorcroft art students compete in Casper

    Apr 11, 2024

    Moorcroft students will be joining the 56th annual Wyoming State High School Art Symposium again this year. The event starts on April 17 and is open to the public on Thursday, April 1 8, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday, April 19, from 9 a.m. to noon, at the Ford Wyoming Center, in Casper, WY. The Wyoming Secondary Art Educators (WSAE), sponsors of the event as well as coordinators, are excited about the estimated 5000 pieces of student artwork anticipated to be on display and the approximately 1500 students, 75 high school art teachers,...

  • Glitz and glamor

    Mar 28, 2024

    The MHS Prom was held this Saturday with an attendance of 111 students, and the Old Hollywood-themed event glittered like the Oscars. This year's royal court included King Bryce Merchen, Queen Alora Alexander, Prince Bradynn Terry, Princess Lacy Pennington, Senior Class Attendants Trenten Sheehan and Gracie Semlek and Junior Class Attendants Dayne Humes and Kiriana Martinez....

  • MHS hosts Hollywood-themed art show

    Mar 28, 2024

    Every table was full on Monday as dinner guests enjoyed Hollywood crooners and a band over dinner and were then encouraged to walk through a gallery showing of interesting and imaginative pieces created by students. The annual event was a hit, following the Old Hollywood theme of the prom. Above, the band provides live music for the dinner. At right, Dima Haskell, Brayden Keller-Decteau and Greleigh Crozier work on pieces as guests finish their meal....

  • CC Honor Rolls

    Mar 14, 2024

    Casper College officials have released the names of the 483 students who made the President’s Honor Roll for the 2023 fall semester. To qualify, a student must take at least 12 credit hours and receive a GPA of 3.5 or better. Crook County students on the list are: Jessee Driskill of Hulett, Rachelle Miller of Moorcroft and Kaela Lundstrom of Sundance. Casper College officials have released the names of the 386 students who made the Dean’s Honor Roll for the 2023 fall semester. The recognition is for part-time degree-seeking students, those tak...

  • Strata energy offers scholarships for Crook County students

    Mar 14, 2024

    Strata Energy, Inc. has issued its annual invitation to Crook County high school graduates to apply for Strata’s Community Energy and Opportunity scholarships. Strata scholarships are available to students graduating from a Crook County high school or Crook County accredited home-school program. Since the start of the scholarship program in 2013, Strata has awarded over $37,000 to Crook County students. Students will have until May 15, 2024 to submit scholarship applications. For more information on Strata’s scholarship program, specific eli...

  • MHS Honor Rolls

    Mar 14, 2024

    Quarter 1 Seniors: Rebekah Alice Anderson, Gracie Rae Semlek, Joslyn Grace Von Olnhausen, Spencer Robert Cuthrell, Cade Richard Thar, Chaz Solon Dewey, Wyatt Gerald Cook, Madison Jolene Gromann, Marcus David James, Aurora Lee Studie, Alora Janet Alexander, Wyatt Redding Allred, Hailey Elaine Beasley, Toby Alan Massie, Natalee Maye Scribner, Abbie Nicole Gill, Leif Charles Massie, Trenton Oldin Sheehan, Jada Mary Waliezer, Londyn Aslyn Waliezer Juniors: Elle Diane Anderson, Myndy Ellise Heringer, Kiriana Trinity Martinez, Braydnn Alan Terry,...

  • Hulett hosts FFA speech

    Feb 29, 2024

    Devils Tower FFA hosted the countywide FFA Creed and Speech Competition Feb. 21 at the Hulett School. The annual contest is sponsored by the Crook County Farm Bureau Federation. Congratulations to all the participants for a great job representing your chapters. Creed Speaking contestants recited the FFA Creed by E.M. Tiffany and answered questions from the judges. First place went to Loni Gill from Moorcroft FFA, second place went to Abby Stroud from Moorcroft FFA and third place to Kimber...

  • UW Graduates

    Feb 29, 2024

    The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Crook County at the completion of the 2023 fall semester. Students are: Andrew J. Raney, Master of Science, Aladdin; Payton W. Timberman, Bachelor of Science, Moorcroft; Trevor Olson, Master of Arts, Sundance....

  • EWC Honor Roll

    Feb 22, 2024

    Eastern Wyoming College named 122 students on the college’s Fall 2023 President’s Honor Roll and the Dean’s List. The President’s Honor Roll recognizes full time students (12 or more credit hours) who achieved a 4.0 grade point average. To qualify for the Dean’s Honor Roll, students must be full time and achieve a grade point average of 3.5, but less than 4.0. Students from Moorcroft on the President’s Honor Roll are: Hayleigh K. Fenner and Megan L. Tacy. On the Dean’s List are: Valerie M. Burch and Kailee M. Gill....

  • UW Honor Rolls

    Feb 15, 2024

    The University of Wyoming lists ten students from Crook County on the 2023 fall semester President’s Honor Roll. The President’s Honor Roll consists of regularly enrolled undergraduates who earned a 4.0 (“A”) grade-point average for the semester. To be eligible, students must have been enrolled for a minimum of 12 credit hours taken for letter grades. Students are: Katrina Bauman and Joseph Kennah of Hulett; Shania N. Miller and Taylor Jo Reynolds of Moorcroft; Alyssa M. Merchen of Pine Haven; Ella Sharon Bifulco, Lauryn Brooks, Jameson...

  • Farm Bureau Federation Scholarships announced

    Feb 8, 2024

    Crook County Farm Bureau Federation is offering two scholarships available to Crook County residents who have a Crook County Farm Bureau Federation membership. Scholarships are available for high school graduates and continuing education students enrolled in qualifying college and trade programs. The scholarship deadline is March 18, 2024. Recipients will be awarded $2000 for first place and $1500 for second place. Applications and qualifications are available at wyfb.org and click on County Farm Bureau Federations at the bottom of the page...

  • Spelling Bee a huge success

    Feb 8, 2024

    The Spelling Bee was a huge success! Out of 56 classroom spellers, 50 showed up to wow the audience with their spelling prowess. The first to third grade classes went through 19 rounds to get to their top three winners: First place - Romel DeCent, second place - Matthew Johnson, third place - Ivalee Smith. The fourth-sixth grade classes went through 18 rounds to get to our overall top three winners: first - Elaina Zurbuchen, second - Benjamin Norris, third - Anchor Massie. These top winners may...

  • Wolf cubs accept challenge

    Feb 8, 2024

    During Christmas Break, the Moorcroft Elementary School encouraged students to read for at least 300 minutes over the break and these students did just that. In doing so, they received a "Wolf Pack" backpack as their reward. Moorcroft Elementary encourages students to read for 20 minutes a day, as reading is such an important part in a child's education. Students pictured are: Kaynen Ferguson, Aiden Townley, Bror Johnson, Harper Smith, Charlyn Gromann, Elaina Zurbuchen, Jocelyn Wendling, Audrey...

  • Perfect attendance

    Feb 8, 2024

    Twenty-five Moorcroft Elementary students had perfect attendance for the first semester of the school year and received a free book....

  • Kindergarten registration

    Feb 8, 2024

    Kindergarten registration is open throughout February for the 2024-2025 school year. Enrollment packets can be picked up in the Moorcroft Elementary office. Children turning five on or before August 1 or by September 15 of 2024, with exceptions, may be eligible for Junior Kindergarten or Kindergarten....

  • DSU President's List

    Feb 1, 2024

    Talissa Fischbach of Moorcroft has been named to the Dickinson State University President’s List for the Fall 2023 semester. At the end of each regular semester, Dickinson State University recognizes those students named to the President’s List. Eligible students must be enrolled full-time and have a minimum semester grade-point average of 3.9 or higher....

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