A large part of the class project is having community members such as political figures and business owners present before the students to teach them how positive efforts in the community make it a better place for everyone.
The Luce Indigenous Fellowship was created in 2019 to promote leadership in Native American communities. This year there were 450 applicants that were narrowed down to 13 people across the United States.
"There’s so much more to school than just the academic side of it. There’s the social side and we were just really missing that, so being able to come here and do these kind of things and get the kids back, it’s just been huge.”
The Arapahoe odyssey cooking and gardening program was created six years ago at Fremont County School District #38 in Arapahoe when a few inspired teachers opened the door to a mostly unused greenhouse, and dreamed of what it could be.
The owner of Sprouts Greenhouse, Griffin Sprout said the pandemic created something of a perfect storm for gardening, with many first time gardeners showing up ready to try their hand at growing their own food.
The Riverton High School is providing an opportunity for students as well as business owners and community members to participate in what they’re calling an “adulting” day, followed up by a job fair in the afternoon.
The 1838 Rendezvous Association has announced their dates for this year’s events, and the schedule is full. The association hopes the increased use of the historic site will preserve it for years to come.
It’s difficult and uncomfortable to imagine what you as an individual would do in an active shooter scenario, but CWC has been training people for five years to feel empowered to protect themselves and others.
The CWC campus announced they will be fully open by the fall 2021 semester, managing health orders that are announced as they come. “Slowly opening up and we expect a pretty darn normal fall. In person learning is very, very important, we are all communal creatures."
The Dubois Parent Teacher Association was inspired by a veteran memorial in Florida and hope to institute a similar one in Fremont county with students building cross memorials for those past and present in the armed forces.
Fremont County School District 25 participated in the National Heart Association fundraiser, the Kids Heart Challenge. It ended this week and the students who raised the most money got to pour slime over staff and a surprise guest.
A free creative publication for teens called The Batch started up in Sheridan and has since produced journals in Fremont county, with the first Northern Fremont County Teen Creative Journal Volume being distributed today.
The pour over method of painting was invented in the 1930′s by a Mexican mural artist, but has been gaining popularity again. A Fremont county artist has grown to love the process, and is sharing her love by teaching others.
“The goal of the series is to enhance visitors time in the park by providing information about the geology of the area and perhaps provide information about the geology that attracted them to the park.”
The Christmas Open House including all of the new exhibits at the museum is this Saturday the 12th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with free admission, with 15% discounts on everything in the gift shop. The Children’s Exploration Series, with wooden toy making, will be from 2-4 p.m. with the toys ranging in price from $2-$10.
Due to an increased number of student COVID cases, student exposure risk, and quarantined students, Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington has decided to transition to online and hybrid delivery of courses.
Spur Virtual Academy is the online learning option for Fremont County School District 25 in Riverton. They have seen a few more enrollments recently as confirmed COVID cases increase, and they have seen more students overall than originally planned.
Eastern Wyoming College has received official notification from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) that the Board of Commissioners voted to affirm continuing accreditation for the associate nursing program, as the program is in compliance with all Accreditation Standards and Criteria reviewed during the focused visit following the implementation of the new Torrington Campus location.
Though they are already united together as husband and wife, they decided to let their artwork also be joined as one, in a collaborative exhibit. Joseph Cipro and Susan Durfee have their work displayed at the CWC Arts Center, and it’s all about how we deal with change.
For the first time ever, Central Wyoming College in Riverton is having a Rustler Rodeo in their hometown with no cost to attend. And with all fall sports canceled except for cross country and rodeo, the CWC Rodeo Team is more excited than ever to get back up on that horse.
A curriculum that teaches empathy and social awareness was founded by family members of those lost in the Sandy Hook shooting in 2012. Willow Creek Elementary School in Riverton is using the lessons this week.