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)
New UW President in Riverton: Human capital, not capital construction, is his goal for Laramie campus
Dr. Robert Sternberg visited with Michael and Stephanie Harris of Lander during a reception for the new UW President hosted by St. Sen. Eli and Lorraine Bebout Tuesday night in Riverton. (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)
(Riverton, Wyo) – The 2013 Homecoming Parade down Riverton’s Main Street lived up to the Legendary and Epic theme this year. See the photo gallery below for the parade recap. The Wolverines play Torrington tonight at 7 p.m. in the homecoming game.
NOLS dedicated another solar panel array in Lander Thursday; This time at its International Headquarters
Over 70 NOLS personnel and invited guests attended the dedication of a new solar array on the rooftop of the school’s International Headquarters Building. (Ernie Over photo)
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)
Land purchase for new Riverton elementary school on SFC agenda for next week; Rec center idea resurfaced
Supt. Terry Snyder, left, and members of the FCSD#25 Board of Trustees include: Lynette Jeffres, Glenn Ogg, Larry Christensen, Mark Stone, Dean Peranteaux, Carl Manning and Jody Ray. (Ernie Over photo)
RHS students to do Community Service Day this Thursday; Need help with branches or leaves? Call ’em up!
These students from Beau Sheets’s home room were raking up leaves at North First and Pershing during last fall’s Wolverines in Action Community Service Day. (County10.com file photo)
The Riverton High School Wolverine Marching Band practiced their precision march movements at night last week. The band will march in the parade and perform at half-time of the Homecoming game. (Ernie Over 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.
October 5, 2013 — The University of Wyoming will work to help military veterans attending UW continue their studies, regardless of what happens with federally funded programs affected by the government shutdown, UW President Bob Sternberg says.
FCSD#25: School board discussed State DOE concerns; Superintendent detailed work on achievement levels
Riverton Schools Superintendent Terry L. Snyder (EO)
Fremont County Sheriff Skip Hornecker was one of 14 speakers at a school safety partnership meeting Thursday in Riverton. (Ernie Over photo)
(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.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Trustees of Fremont County School District #25 in Riverton will have an executive session Tuesday night to consider a land acquisition issue. The district has been negotiating for a parcel of Land on West Monroe for a new elementary school.
Rufus Butler Sedar, an artist from Boston who created the glass frieze for the new Health and Science Center, spoke about the design and creative process for his artwork on Thursday during a program inside the building’s new lecture hall. (CWC Intern photo by Amanda Norton)
School bus safety trainings performed at Wind River Schools; Motorist “fly-bys” still being reported
Wind River Schools Transportation Director Kevin Schieffer and driver Chuck Aragon talked with a class of sixth grade students before they boarded a school bus during a safety exercise this past week at Pavillion. (Ernie Over photo)
Marian Rochelle signed the final beam for the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center during Thursday night’s ceremony, while daughter April Brimmer Kunz looked on. Rochelle contributed $10 million for the facility, and the two added another $500,000 donation for a sculpture. (UW Photo)
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.
American Legion Post #33 Commander Ken Persson presented a scholarship to Nateal Hemingway.