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Lawmakers Begin Appropriating Federal Aid Money

H/t State of Wyoming 65th Legislature. By Andrew Graham, WyoFile.com   Over more than 30 hours of live-streamed videoconferencing this weekend, the Wyoming Legislature passed three bills to begin spending $1.25 billion in federal funding to alleviate...

School Board Candidate Responses: How do we ensure that our schools remain number one...

As part of our goal here at County 17 of informing voters for this year’s elections, we sent out unique questions for candidates in state, county, and city elections, to let you better know...

School Safety Notification System

Unrelated to the situation at Sage Valle earlier in the day, the Campbell County School Board already had an update on a safety notification system slated for discussion on last night’s agenda. Deputy Superintendent Kirby...

School District Seeks Input on Concealed Carry at Schools

Should Campbell County School District staff be allowed to carry concealed firearms on school grounds and facilities? That’s the only question on the agenda for tonight’s public listening session. The second of three public listening...

Flags Lowered for Florida School Shooting Victims

(Gillette, Wyo.) Pursuant to President Donald Trump’s proclamation, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead has ordered both the U.S. and State of Wyoming flags be flown at half-staff until sunset on Monday, Feb. 19 out of...
Governor Mark Gordon

Governor’s Press Conference Details COVID Response, Budget Woes

Governor Mark Gordon held a press conference Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. to discuss the state’s COVID-19 response and recently announced budget cuts. He was joined by Dr. Alexia Harrist, state health officer and epidemiologist. Gordon...

School Enrollment and Participation Numbers Up in Campbell County

With two school years in the books since the split up of Campbell County High School, average attendance and activity participation have continued to increase. Superintendent Alex Ayers broke down the numbers for the Campbell...
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Calling All Next-Year Kinder Parents!

CCSD Elementary Schools, Parents Prep for Kindergarten Registration Campbell County School District (CCSD) kindergarten registration for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year begins next week on Monday, Feb. 3. Registration is for the parents of children who...

School Bus Catches Fire

Photo courtesy of Thuc Cao (Gillette, Wyo.) A Campbell County School District bus caught fire this morning. There were no reports of injuries, and the bus was not carrying any students at the time the...
Kids studying in urban workspace. (H/t WDE)

Wyoming’s Smart Start Working Group to Aid Schools in Reopening

Planning for school openings this fall is underway, according to a Thursday release from the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE). The process to reopen schools across the state will be assisted by Smart Start, a working...