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Now You Know: University of Wyoming’s meat lab is full-fledged packing plant

Meat judging teams of FFA students from around the state of Wyoming went inside UW’s meat lab during last year’s meat competition. (UW Extension)

Editor’s note: This story is by Carolyn Hageman, who is an agricultural communications major and has an internship with UW Extension’s Office of Communications and Technology this semester.

Wind River Job Corps-Energy Partners

Energy Partnership firming up details of Job Corps Gas and Oil Production Field; Tour construction site

The Energy Partners who participated in Thursday’s meeting and tour include, from left: Rick Mickelson-ConocoPhillips, John Schmidt-Encana; Bridget Ford-Encana, Bill Skelton-Devon, Dave McDonald-Devon and Justin Lajeunesse-Marathon. The photo was taken at the site for a joint natural gas and oil Production Field  at the Wind River Job Corps in Riverton. (Photo by Ernie Over)

PALS - Andy Hackbarth,  LVHS 10th grade language arts

Singer, Songwriter Andy Hackbarth teaching in Lander schools this week; PALS sponsors the visit

Andy Hackbarth led a song-writing workshop at a 10th grade LVHS class on Monday. (Photo by Jenn Goodrich) 
(Lander, Wyo.) – Award-winning, Denver-based folk singer, songwriter, and guitarist Andy Hackbarth is in Lander this week conducting workshops at local schools.  On Monday he led song-writing workshops with Lander Valley High School’s 10th grade Language Arts students and choir students.  He also visited Christian Cornerstone School.  Today (Tuesday), Andy spent the day with physical science and physics students at LVHS discussing the science of music.  Wednesday, he will be at Lander Middle School teaching math and music workshops to 8th grade algebra students.
Hackbarth visited Cornerstone Christian School Tuesday.

Hackbarth visited Cornerstone Christian School Tuesday.

RHS Wolverines in Action clean up day

Riverton School Board heaped praise on RHS students and staff for community clean-up project

Tristan Scarborough (in blue) and Virgil Morrison (in green) work on top of limbs in a trailer helping to wrestle a big branch on board a trailer on October 10th during the Wolverines in Action Community Clean-up Day. Assisting in the tan hoodie is RHS Principal John Griffith and other students from Marianne Vinich and Grace Sinner’s home rooms. (Ernie Over photo) 

FCSD#25 Trustees 10-8

District #25 now has land for new school site under contract; SFC agreed to purchase price last week

(Riverton, Wyo.) – School District #25 received approval and $408,200 from the Wyoming School Facilities Commission last week and now has a parcel of land on West Monroe under contract for a new elementary school. The update on negotiations for the land purchase was made by Superintendent Terry Snyder at Tuesday night’s school board meeting.

Band Day 2013-

Wyoming Marching Band Festival on tap Saturday; LVHS and RHS bands to compete

The Marching Wolverines, in red and black, and the Marching Tigers, in green, participated in Band Day at the University of Wyoming last Saturday. Both bands will be in Casper Saturday for the Wyoming Marching Band Festival. The percussion section from both bands is in the middle of the photo. (Ernie Over photo) 

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)

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)

Tristan Scarborough joined Morrison in the trailer to held maneuver the big limb into the trailer. (EO)

Photo Gallery: Eight-hundred RHS students swarmed over town today; Wolverine’s in Action Service Day

Tristan Scarborough (in blue) and Virgil Morrison (in green) work on top of limbs in a trailer helping to wrestle a big branch on board. Assisting in the tan hoodie is RHS Principal John Griffin and other students from Marianne Vinich and Grace Sinner’s home rooms. (Ernie Over photo)