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Casper Tennis Complex gets $20K grant, eyes state championship

CASPER, Wyo. — The Natrona County School District Board of Trustees has embraced a significant opportunity to enhance local tennis facilities. On Nov. 27, they accepted a $20,000 grant from the United States Tennis Association, or USTA, for the Casper Tennis Complex. The USTA Facility Services Grant, directed by the Board Infrastructure Planning Committee, will […]

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Natrona County High School students shine at national FFA convention

CASPER, Wyo. — Natrona County High School students recently showcased their agricultural expertise at the National Future Farmers of America Convention. The Casper FFA chapter, under the guidance of Timi Reynolds and Burt Andreen, qualified for nationals with two teams. The Meats Evaluation team earned Gold Emblem recognition, placing fourth nationally. Team members Jonathan Danford, […]

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NCSD announces test of Infinite Campus notification system

CASPER, Wyo. — On Wednesday, Nov. 29 at approximately 4 p.m., the Natrona County School District is conducting a test of its Infinite Campus notification system. This is only a test.  The purpose of this test is to provide individuals with the opportunity to verify that their notification preferences and contact information are updated and selected accordingly.  Parents, […]

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Public funds for private schools? Lawmakers advance ‘education savings account’ bill

by Katie Klingsporn, WyoFile A measure to create “education savings accounts” using state funds for parents to pay for costs associated with their children’s preschool education or non-public-school expenses is headed to the legislative session, despite concerns it may not be constitutional.  The Legislature’s Joint Education Committee advanced the bill on Wednesday. Under the measure, Wyoming parents whose […]

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NCSD invests in leaders with $150K contract for professional development

CASPER, Wyo. — The Natrona County School District Board of Trustees approved a contract with the University of Washington’s Center for Educational Leadership, or CEL. This approval marks a substantial investment in the district’s future. The contract, capped at $150,000, aims to enhance the skills of building and district leaders in instructional leadership, aligning with […]

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Natrona County Schools receive $10,800 boost for extracurriculars and playgrounds

CASPER, Wyo. — The Natrona County School District Board of Trustees is set to discuss a significant donation that looks to enhance the student experience across Casper’s elementary schools. Slated for review at the School Board meeting on Nov. 13 at 7 p.m., the donation totals $10,800, courtesy of Centurion US Rentals and Service. This […]