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.
”Being a part of a really strong science team that has been involved in Wyoming State Fair for about 15 years, I see the importance of this kind of program. It really encourages them to work through the scientific process,” emphasized Prine.
A Riverton teacher has been gracefully navigating through the interesting waters of teaching online this school year, but that’s not the only thing that’s different for her lately. She was just crowned Miss Wyoming for America.
Since Laramie County School District 1 (LCSD1) schools have closed their campuses due to the COVID-19 pandemic, distance learning has become the new normal for students and teachers. It forces teachers to teach their students online.
“There’s a real sense of urgency around making sure that we have some policies in place at the statewide level so that our school districts know what to do and set up at the local level,” said Jillian Balow, Superintendent of Public Instruction.
All scholarly institutions rely on attendance for funding. And when numbers drop, so does the money. For community colleges in Wyoming, the same rules apply. And with the recent drop in unemployment, among other factors, community colleges statewide have seen their numbers plummet.
Laramie County School District #1 is looking to put barbed wire on top of some of the fences to help secure school perimeters. They've already put barbed wire on some of the fencing at Henderson Elementary.
As part of its action plan following an investigation into complaints at McCormick Junior High, Laramie County School District 1 is hosting a community meeting to address tolerance and cultural proficiency.