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Upton High School Wins Performance Rating Appeal

(Gillette, Wyo.)  Weston County School District #7 went before the State Board of Education today via teleconference to appeal the Performance Rating of Upton High School. According to Weston County School District #7 Superintendent Summer...

Just Enough for a Quorum

Pictured left to right: Trustees Toni Bell, Ken Clouston, Lisa Durgin, and Linda Bricker pose with portraits given to them by Stocktrail elementary for Board Appreciation Week. The board room was decorated with colorful drawings...
Wyoming K-12 Fall Public School Enrollment Screenshot (Source Wyoming Department of Education/Public Domain).

Campbell County down students compared to last year

In a press release yesterday, the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) announced total statewide enrollment in Wyoming was down 1,894 students for the 2020-21 school year when compared to the 2019-20 year. Total enrollment...

School District Hosts First Listening Session on Concealed Carry at Schools

Of the 11 community members who spoke at the Campbell County School District’s listening session, only one was in favor of allowing concealed carry on school grounds. Effective July 1, 2017, Wyoming State Statute 21-3-132...

Initial Enrollment Figures Show Only Slight Change

(Gillette, Wyo.) School enrollments on the first day showed a slight decrease over last year. There were 18 fewer students enrolled in the Campbell County School district on Tuesday than there were on the...
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State Senate Candidate Responses: How do you propose the legislature fund school construction?

(Gillette, Wyo.) Senate districts 1 and 23 in Campbell County have contested races this year. As part of our goal here at County 17 of informing voters for the upcoming primaries, we are sending out...

School Board Candidate Responses: How should CCSD respond to cuts to the funding model?

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...

WY Summer Championships Held in SD

Swimmers from all over Wyoming are in Rapid City, South Dakota, this week instead of Gillette for Wyoming Swimming’s Summer Championships. As the only long-course pool in the state, the Campbell County School District Aquatic...

State Seeks Input On Proposed Computer Science Standards

The State Board of Education (SBE) is seeking input from educators and the public on their Proposed 2019 Wyoming Computer Science Content and Performance Standards. In the 2018 budget session, the Wyoming State Legislature passed Senate Enrolled Act...

State Department of Education Announces Grant to Expand After School Programs in Campbell County

Caitlin Pedersen helps kids cover their palms with paint and then apply their hand prints to the wall at the Boys and Girls Club of Campbell County. (Gillette, Wyo) Youth Emergency Services is one of...