UW Receives $1.2 Million NSF Award to train 70 new Wyoming Certified Math and Science Teachers

Students in Andrea Burrows’ Science Methods II class work through an engineering design process of how to build a working miniature roller coaster. Students (from left) are Debbie French, a doctoral student in science education from Uhrichsville, Ohio, who works with Burrows as a graduate assistant; Jamie Henry, a senior biology education major from Jackson; Shaleas Harrison, a biology education post-baccalaureate student from Powell; Haley Brown, a senior earth science education major from Laramie; and Jared Krysl, a senior chemistry education major from Cheyenne. (Andrea Burrows Photo)

Riverton School Board to consider travel requests, district vacation policy revisions and personnel issues

(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Riverton School Board meets in regular session Tuesday night with a number of action items on the agenda, including out-of-state travel requests for student groups, a staff resignation and contract offer, recognition of the Home-Based Schooling programs and revisions to the district’s vacation leave policy. An executive session is also planned. The meeting is to begin at 7 p.m. at the District’s Central Office Boardroom at Main and North 5th West.

Riverton school enrollment continues to grow; Numbers up two percent over last year at this time

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Riverton Schools Superintendent Terry Snyder updated the district’s trustees Tuesday night on negotiations for a parcel of land at the end of West Monroe for a new elementary school site. That parcel was pegged as the district’s top priority for a new 360-student school. “We’re not taking any action tonight, I’ll just be updating the board on the process,” Snyder said after the regular meeting closed at 7:39 p.m. and adjourned into an executive session.

Land purchase for new Riverton elementary school in negotiation phase; Site is located off West Monroe

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Negotiations for a site for a new elementary school in Riverton are progressing, according to Superintendent Terry Snyder. On Tuesday, Snyder told the Riverton School Board that the district had made an offer on one of the sites, the West Monroe property in the south part of town. On Wednesday, Snyder said he and FCSD#25 Business Manager Mike Collins met with the landowners and a real estate broker and had a discussion about the property.