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UW’s School of Energy Resources Launches ‘Energy Frontier’ Podcast

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University of Wyoming

 

The University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources (SER) has launched a new podcast series, titled “Energy Frontier: The Wyoming Landscape,” which brings together academic researchers, industry professionals, students, policymakers and more to explore energy topics, including SER’s research efforts and developing Wyoming projects.

RMS Choir Wows in Retro-Themed Concert

By Mike Armstrong

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

A Grill-iante End-of-Year BBQ for Students with Wagyu Beef Donation

By Mike Armstrong  

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

Principal Jackie Jones of the northern  Carbon County School District No 2 (CCSD2) elementary school wore a different hat for her students on May 20 around 11 a.m. She was outside the school grilling Wagyu steaks and hamburgers. She had assistance grilling from Hanna Elementary (HES) teachers Mckean “Mac” Madson and Zac Scott.

Grand Theft Lunch

By K.J. Schricker    

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

Date: 05/21/2024

Location: Carbon County Courthouse, Rawlins, Wyoming

Case: Peabody V Goodman

Charge: Grand Theft Lunch

 

HEM Prom

By Dana Davis

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

Longtime Principal Mike Erickson Retires, Leaving Lasting Legacy at Encampment School

By Mike Armstrong

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

n small towns, as often as not, the schools are the hub of the community. When a school is a K-12 facility, the school is definitely a focal part of the town. 

Such is the case with Encampment. 

Rawlins Middle School Hosts Enchanting Harry Potter Family Literacy Night

By K.J. Schricker

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

Rawlins Middle School transformed into a magical haven on May 1 as it hosted a spellbinding Harry Potter Family Literacy Night.

Platte Valley Ministerial Association Community Baccalaureate Service

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Platte Valley Ministerial Association

 

The Platte Valley Ministerial Association invites graduating high school seniors and their families to its annual Baccalaureate Service on Sunday, May 19th at 7:00 p.m. in the Platte Valley Community Center in Saratoga.  

Induction to a National Honor Society

By Mike Armstrong

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

On April 17, the Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School had an induction of new members of National Honor Society (NHS) and the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS). There were seven sophomores inducted to the National Honor Society and eight middle school student taken into the NJHS. This will make the size of the chapter a little larger.

Elementary Schools Take a Museum Tour

By Mike Armstrong

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

The Hanna Basin Museum had several grades come from the northern Carbon County School District No. 2 to visit the buildings of culture.

Encampment FFA Shines at Wyoming Convention

By Mike Armstrong    

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

The Future Farmers of America (FFA) of Encampment went to the Wyoming FFA convention from April 10 to 13 competed with many schools and walked out with some impressive wins. 

Ryon Miller, Raden Miller, Hayden Crow and Korbyn Barkhurst took first place in Agricultural Technology and Mechanics in the team activity as well as second place overall in the category.

Wyoming Master Advisor Winner Resides in Carbon County

By Mike Armstrong   

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

The Wyoming FCCLA Master Advisor for the State of Wyoming 2024 works in Carbon County School District No. 2 system teaching kids at the Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School.

The teacher selected from the entire state was Jennifer Bowen, who advises students in Family, Career, Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) and teaches Family and Consumer Science. 

Helmets, Training, and Rodeo Ensure Safe Riding Habits for Kids

By K.J. Schricker

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

At the Platte Community Center (PVCC) on Wednesday, April 24, the Saratoga Police Department and the South Central Wyoming Emergency Medical Services (SCWEMS)  were teaching bicycle safety to the Saratoga Elementary School students.

The Timeless Evolution of Prom

By Dana Davis

Reporter, Carbon County Comet

 

Prom, short for promenade, is a quintessential American high school tradition - a celebratory dance party marking a pivotal moment in a teenager’s life.

Though prom may seem like a modern phenomenon, its origins can actually be traced back thousands of years. Ancient civilizations like Greece and Rome held lavish banquets to celebrate a young man’s coming of age. 

UW Researchers Lead Team to Produce New ‘Ungulate Migrations of the Western United States’ Volume

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University of Wyoming

 

A new set of maps that document the movements of ungulates is now published in the fourth volume of the “Ungulate Migrations of the Western United States.” The maps in this report series reveal the migration routes and critical ranges used by ungulates, or hooved mammals, in the western U.S., furthering scientists’ understanding of the geography.

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