Two lines of cap and gown-clad members of MCHS’s Class of 2013 stood waiting to enter the gymnasium and mark the end of their 12-year journey of public school education. As the processional began, the students were silent and somewhat somber as they began their walks, two by two, down the center aisle in the gym to seats they would leave as high school students and return to as graduates.
Applause rang through the Moffat County High School auditorium Tuesday night as student scholars were recognized for their hard work and outstanding academic achievements.
At 10 a.m. Saturday, Moffat County High School’s Class of 2013 will make its transition from students to graduates, and despite the excitement about what the future holds for the departing senior class, graduation also is a time when people often contemplate the past and the steps taken in order to walk across the stage for their diplomas.
Every year, students get involved with managing Moffat County High School's sports teams and taking care of all sorts of behind-the-scenes work. For the past four years, the football and basketball teams have had it good with Erica Dilldine as their trainer and manager.
Moffat County High School graduate Mark Dockstader and his teammates didn’t get the dream finish they were looking for at the golf national championships, but it was an unforgettable way to finish a college career.
Thompson, who majored in English and minored in politics and government, was presented with the 2013 Alumni Award for Excellence.
Mark Dockstader, a 2011 graduate of MCHS and current sophomore at Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg, Ill., began play Tuesday at the National Junior College Athletic Associaiton Division II National Championships in golf. Dockstader and four teammates are playing at the four-day event at Goose Pond Colony Golf Course in Scottsboro, Ala.
The seniors of Moffat County High School began a miniature marathon of award ceremonies, special events and elaborate preparations this week that will culminate at 10 a.m. Saturday when they cross the stage in the school gymnasium to receive their diplomas.
MCHS sophomore makes quilt for needy kid
A semesterlong project for one Moffat County High School student recently came to a close and soon will brighten the day of a child in need.
The graduating seniors plan to study psychology, mechanical engineering, gunsmithing, pediatric nursing, dental hygiene and environmental science, among many other topics.
The three candidates conducted a short interview session in front of those in attendance, then met with school officials as well as parents and a few students to end a full day in Craig.
Cheryl Arnett, a second-grade teacher at Sunset, said the 13 iPads arrived this week as part of a pilot program funded through a partnership with Friends of Moffat County Education to modernize learning for students in kindergarten through second grade.
State releases third grade TCAP reading scores
Results from the state’s standardized reading test show third-graders in Moffat County are a little behind the curve, but local administrators are waiting for the full report before they evaluate educational programs in the district.
It’s unclear how much additional financing EAGLE-Net will need and whether the rural communities that were supposed to be the targets of expanded broadband access ever reap the promised benefits.
Moffat County, Steamboat Springs slated for broadband infrastructure
High-speed broadband Internet service could be on its way to the Moffat County and Steamboat Springs school districts after the National Telecommunications and Information Administration announced Tuesday that it lifted its stop construction order against the maligned EAGLE-Net Alliance.