After a two-week peak of 45 positive student cases of COVID-19 in public school classrooms, and 5% of the student body missing class for quarantines, the district last Friday reported its lowest number of cases since the start of the school year.
This weekend, more than 200 Latina students — including 60 from Teton County — are traveling to the University of Wyoming for a series of workshops centering around wellness, cultural identity, leadership and higher education.
Small freshman classes the past two years, and a wait-and-see approach to attendance during the pandemic, have pushed enrollment at the University of Wyoming down 6.3% from the fall of 2019. The news, delivered to trustees earlier this month, likely spells fresh challenges for the university…
Some parents are frustrated because they say they are approaching deadlines regarding school next year and they don’t know whether masks will be required.
SARATOGA — Wyoming should clarify and impose its own instruction standards regarding “equality and equal rights” rather than anticipate federal mandates to teach critical race theory, according to Sen. Charles Scott, a Casper Republican.
The state-sponsored Hathaway Scholarship for Wyoming’s college-bound high school students received another update this legislative session, but the public will get to weigh in on how the new rules are written.
As the school year ends and the district looks to the future, the biggest pressure might not come from decisions about education. Instead, housing issues loom over one of Teton County’s largest employers.
CASPER — Wyoming school districts have begun receiving much-needed federal pandemic relief dollars and are planning how to spend promised dollars not yet received.
Some people are concerned about kids putting the proverbial pedal to the metal on e-bikes, and officials are looking to do something about it before school ends for the year.
Every person who works at Teton County School District No. 1 has had a heavy load this past year, but a couple employees received commendations for leaving it all on the mat. At the school board’s monthly meeting May 12, nurse Esther Ellis was named staff member of the year, and Jackson Hole…
Despite an entire legislative session that appeared primed for significant cuts to education funding, Teton County teachers’ paychecks will look relatively the same next year.
If you aren’t familiar with the Teton Music School you’ll have a chance to become so on Saturday when it hosts its first fundraising “Spring Fling” at the Bar J Chuckwagon off Highway 390. Proceeds will fill the school’s scholarship coffers.
The Teton County School District Board of Trustees meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday, and on the agenda is an increase in one of the taxes it oversees.