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  • 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....

  • Perfect attendance

    Feb 1, 2024

    Moorcroft students are rewarded for perfect attendance with pizza from Coffee Cup Fuel Stop. Left to right: Justus Mills, Tess Farnsworth, Weston Allred, Caden Cantu, Ryan Browning, Bristol Hannah, Brady Garoutte....

  • CSC President's List

    Dec 28, 2023

    Tia Cranston of Moorcroft was named on Chadron State College’s President’s List. To qualify, students must have a cumulative 4.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and must be enrolled in 12 credit hours of coursework, be seeking their first bachelor’s degree and have no incomplete grades during the semester....

  • CSC Graduates

    Dec 21, 2023

    Seventy-seven candidates for graduate degrees were honored at Chadron State College’s Winter Commencement Dec. 15 in the Chicoine Center. Amber Kaplan of Hulett earned a Master of Arts in Education. Lindsay Hansen of Moorcroft earned a Master of Arts in Education....

  • DWU Fall Scholarships

    Dec 14, 2023

    Dakota Wesleyan University has announced fall scholarship winners from high school senior classes. Thirty-seven high school seniors competed last month for the university’s most prestigious scholarships as part of DWU’s Fall Scholarship Day on Nov. 17. Students with outstanding academic status, leadership potential and commitment to serving others were invited to campus to meet with faculty, staff and students, or virtually, while exploring opportunities at DWU. Awarded an Achievement Scholarship from this area is Rebekah Anderson, Moo...

  • Before the bell

    Nov 30, 2023

    Kids chase after a ball as they play a leisurely game of soccer before the first bell early Tuesday morning at Moorcroft's elementary school....

  • Future citizens

    Sarah Pridgeon|Nov 23, 2023

    Almost a hundred seventh graders from across the county convened in Sundance last week for a day of learning about civics. Elected officials were on hand to introduce the students to the functions of local government and the impact each office will have on their adult lives. Arranged by Sara Fleenor, 4-H Educator, and educators from each of the three schools, the field trip included visits to each of the county offices, as well as the museum. The visit began with a welcome speech from Sundance...

  • Sentimental gift

    Oct 12, 2023

    The Moorcroft Secondary Wood Shop class presented the Moorcroft Elementary with this “M” they made! They made it from the old bleachers in the High School gym. What a wonderful gift to have received and with such sentimental value. Pictured are: Landon Anderson, Mark Beasley, Kenneth Blakeman, Judson Daniels, Brice Duxbury, Sean Gose, Tate Gromann, Olivia Jones, Ayden Keller-Decoteau, Cruiz Martinez, Cruzen Ray, Bronson Sasse, Levi Swaney, Craig Townley, Mali Waliezer, Brynn Wendling, Del...

  • Homecoming 2023

    Oct 5, 2023

    Moorcroft's secondary students were dressed in green and white with smiles and laughter as they decorated floats and loaded candy last Thursday afternoon for the Wolves' Homecoming Parade. As the procession began, rodeo royalty led, riding their horses and carrying flags, followed by those of the Homecoming Court and Grand Marshal Monte Reichenberg . The band marched with horns and drums announcing the celebration to all as the parade came through town....

  • Homecoming Court 2023

    Sep 28, 2023

    This year's crowning of Braizyn Humpal and Natalie Scribner as king and queen kicked off Homecoming. The court included Trenton Sheehan, Chaz Dewey, Wyatt Cook, Rebekah Anderson, Clarissa Moebius, Aurora Studie and crown bearers Houston Jenkins and Kendal Albertson....

  • Branding night

    Sep 28, 2023

    Moorcroft FFA hosted its annual branding night. This year they offered families to brand the doors of the barn and/or three different cow hides. They also did a little special event for all the new FFA members by "branding" them with yellow paint. Turnout was amazing! The families got together and served great sides that paired with the steak that was donated to the chapter....

  • Wolf prints

    Sep 21, 2023

    The Moorcroft Secondary Booster Club donated their time and materials to paint bright green wolf prints down the road to the football field. That way visitors and home team supporters had an easy way to know how to get to the field. The Booster Club painted wolf paws a few years ago down the same road but due to time it has faded, but now they are bright green and easy to follow. Pictured are Krista Terry, Katie Gray, Lynsey Gray and Kaylee Buckner. Serena Buckner and Kaylee Terry also helped...

  • School district reacts to annual assessments

    Sarah Pridgeon|Sep 14, 2023

    Crook County School District (CCSD) continues to fare well in meeting the state's performance expectations, including across-the-board proficiency results assessment that are higher than the average for the state in this year's WY-TOPP assessments. At the elementary and middle school level, Sundance Elementary and Moorcroft Elementary are both exceeding expectations this year, according to the latest Wyoming Department of Education data. Hulett School is meeting expectations. All three schools...

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