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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...

 

School Menu

Breakfast September 28: Uncrustable, yogurt, orange September 29: Muffin, mandarin oranges, cheese stick September 30: Biscuit & gravy, peaches Lunch September 28: Taco, refried beans, lettuce & tomato, pears September 29: Hamburger, cheese, corn,...

 

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...

 

UW Graduates

The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Crook County at the completion of the 2020 spring semester. Students are: Raena Leigh Bush (Master of Arts) of Beulah; Amber Kaplan (Bachelor of Arts), Melissa Maria...

 

UW President's Honor Roll

The University of Wyoming lists seven students from Crook County on the 2020 spring 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...

 

Local students named to Gillette College honor rolls

Almost 130 students were named to the Gillette College honor rolls this semester, including Haylie Humes who made the President’s Honor Roll and Cherol Minton who made the part-time Honor Roll, both from Moorcroft. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic,...

 
 By Mary Mosteller    School    July 2, 2020

Prom to take place during Jubilee

Unfortunately, we have been unable to have our traditional spring prom. However, the Moorcroft Chamber of Commerce has graciously offered to sponsor prom as an extension of the Moorcroft Jubilee celebrations. Prom will be on July 9, 2020 at the Moor...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    School    June 25, 2020

Schools plan fall opening

Students will be returning to their school buildings this fall, says Superintendent Mark Broderson. To make that happen, employees from every department are working on a framework to keep kids safe despite the ever-changing picture of the COVID-19...

 

ISU announces spring 2020 Dean's List

More than 12,500 Iowa State University students have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the spring semester 2020 Dean’s List. Students named to the Dean’s List must have earned a grade point average of at...

 

EWC Graduates

Eastern Wyoming College held the 71st annual commencement for candidates on May 8, 2020 virtually. There were 233 graduates. Crook County graduates from the Fall 2019, Spring 2020 and Summer 2020 semesters are RiLee Bonaguidi, Elizabeth Peterson,...

 
 By Grace Moore    School    June 4, 2020

Jones Scholarship

Before her death earlier this year, long time MHS educator and beloved friend to many, Kim Jones, gave careful thought to continuing in some way to help young people reach their goals of pursuing a secondary education. Thanks to her interest in STEM...

 

Crook County Farm Bureau Federation Scholarship

The Crook County Farm Bureau Federation has selected the winners for three scholarships for the 2020-2021 school year. This year’s winners are Dalton Butler, Hunter Bailey and Lauren Haiar. In...

 

CSC Honor Rolls

Chadron State College has announced the names of 265 students who qualified for the institution’s Spring 2020 Dean’s List. These students met requirements for the Dean’s List by earning at least a 3.5 grade point average. To qualify, students...

 

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