CASPER, Wyo. — The Natrona County School District is inviting the community to gaze at the lunar wonders during its “Observe the Moon Night” event at the Casper Planetarium, 904 N. Poplar St., on Saturday, Sept. 23 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. This free, family-friendly event will offer observatory and telescope viewings complemented by entertaining […]
The University of Wyoming Extension event on Wednesday, Sept.27, is 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Daniels Fund has opened the application process for the Daniels Scholarship Program, providing opportunities for students looking to pursue their higher education dreams. Wyoming high school seniors are encouraged to apply to become a 2024 Daniels Scholar online here by 4 p.m. on Oct. 15 to be considered for the scholarship. The Daniels Scholarship […]
CASPER, Wyo. — Casper College will host “Mini KEY Camp,” a day-long enrichment opportunity for fifth graders in Natrona County, on Monday, Oct. 30 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:40 p.m., according to a news release by Casper College. The camp — which includes lunch, dinner and snacks — will take place at the Casper College […]
CASPER, Wyo. — Kelly Walsh High School recently received a donation of $5,000 from John and Cindy Farrell. The intent behind the donation is to contribute toward the purchase of two indoor batting cage mounting and netting systems for the school’s softball team, according to a memo provided to the Natrona County School District Board […]
CASPER, Wyo. — Pineview Elementary School has secured a $3,000 grant from the Whole Kids Foundation, a sum that’s currently awaiting the nod from the Natrona County School District Board of Trustees. The grant’s purpose is to initiate an in-class edible garden, aimed at educating students about life cycles, sustainability and consumer and distribution dynamics. […]
CASPER, Wyo. — The Board Infrastructure Planning Committee of the Natrona County School District has released its recommended list of major maintenance projects for the 2023–24 fiscal year. The list, totaling $3,682,000 in proposed expenditures, is the result of collaborative efforts between Project Manager Doug Tunison, the school district’s maintenance staff and personnel from individual […]
CASPER, Wyo. — This September, the Allen H. Stewart Lions Camp on Casper Mountain prepares to host a leadership event for high school students from Wyoming, Colorado and western Nebraska. Empowering the Next Generation From Sept. 22 at 4 p.m. to Sept. 24 at 11 a.m., high school students will gather for the Key Leader […]
CASPER, Wyo. — Middle East specialist, biblical scholar and author Peter Sabella will discuss “The Middle East: A Crisis of Identity” at Wheeler Concert Hall on Monday, Sept. 11 at 6 p.m., according to a news release by Casper College. Sabella, a Palestinian Christian from Jerusalem, offers a unique dual perspective as both a Palestinian […]
CASPER, Wyo. — A remarkable project that showcased creativity, teamwork and technical expertise came to fruition over the summer as a group of Natrona County School District students and staff joined forces with the Casper Mountain Lions Club to design and construct an upper bridge for the Casper Mountain Lee McCune Braille Trail, according to […]
CASPER, Wyo. — As industries either embrace or battle AI technology, Casper College is taking on the topic at this year’s Social and Behavioral Sciences Seminar on Wednesday, Sept. 20. The theme of the event is “AI: A Fork in the Road, Navigating Turns in the Tech.” All seminar events are free and open to […]
CASPER, Wyo. — The Natrona County School District Board of Trustees received a report on attendance data for the 2022–23 school year during its meeting Aug. 28. The report indicates that the overall attendance rates remain consistent with the previous academic year. According to the report, the total attendance rate of 89.9% for the 2022–23 […]
CASPER, Wyo. — A motion to not accept a $5,000 donation from the McMurry Foundation sparked debate at the Natrona County School District Board of Trustees meeting on Aug. 28. The donation went to support sending 20 Centennial Middle School students to Disneyland for the “Where Everybody Belongs” seminar. Trustee Jenifer Hopkins moved to remove […]
CASPER, Wyo. — The Natrona County School District Board of Trustees approved a contract with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming at its board meeting Aug. 28. In an effort to equip elementary students with fundamental financial literacy skills, the Natrona County School District has had a contract with the Boys and Girls […]
CASPER, Wyo. — Centennial Middle School received a $5,000 donation from the McMurry Foundation to send 20 eighth-grade students to Disneyland, where they attended the “Where Everybody Belongs” seminar, according to a memo prepared for the Natrona County District Board of Trustees. Although the students have already gone, the Board of Trustees is expected to […]
“Information like the student’s school and teacher’s name, age and grade, and full name can be used by predators and scammers, regardless of your privacy settings,” the Sheriff’s Office said.
CASPER, Wyo. — CyberWyoming Alliance has announced a challenge aimed at students in grades 6–12 to enhance their understanding of internet-connected medical devices and their protection. The initiative aims to promote cybersecurity awareness and equip Wyoming’s youth with valuable employability skills. The third annual Cyber-In-A-Box School Video Challenge focuses on the subject of medical internet […]
CASPER, Wyo. — Governor Mark Gordon will join Superintendent Megan Degenfelder and partners from the State Board of Education and the University of Wyoming College of Education for a Student-Centered Learning Statewide Kickoff event on Sept. 18 in Casper. Nine school districts will take part in the first year of the pilot program. The event […]
CASPER, Wyo. — Immerse yourself in history as Sam Mihara, a former inmate of the Heart Mountain Wyoming Japanese American internment camps during World War II, takes you on a journey through his compelling personal experiences, according to an event announcement by the Natrona County Library. The presentation, titled “Personal Stories of Imprisonment,” sheds light […]
The school year is upon us, which means required vaccinations against ailments like hepatitis B, polio and measles.
CASPER, Wyo. — When school starts back up in the coming weeks, students throughout Wyoming will be joined by dozens of teenagers from across the globe, as Wyoming welcomes international students through the International Cultural Exchange Services program each year. Last week, a handful of students from across Europe arrived at the Casper-Natrona County International […]
The ruling concluded Todd Schmidt’s actions did not constitute harassment or discrimination against the school’s first transgender sorority member.
CASPER, Wyo. — Caleb Lindsay, a student at Casper College, has been honored with the 2023 Student Veteran Leadership Award, making him one of the 32 outstanding student veterans across the United States to receive this recognition, according to a press release by Casper College. G.I. Jobs magazine, the organization behind the award, collaborated with […]