(Lander, Wyo.) – Thanks to Jamie Simonson of Sinks Canyon State Park for sharing these photos of work done by a Lander seventh-grade social studies class. Simonson said the class is expected to spend time in the canyon multiple times this month to reinforce their studies of movement and human interaction with the environment.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Cross Strung, a modern folk music group, is in town for the next couple days working with Lander’s music students. The quintet this morning spent time with Lander Middle School’s choir groups, teaching them lyrics to songs and demonstrating various instruments.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Lander Middle School teacher Gayla Hammer, who is heavily involved locally in National History Day events, has been selected to participate in an “Understanding Sacrifice” study.
(Lander, Wyo.) – What are these two men doing with an arrow and a bow? Lander Middle School teacher Buddy Redbow, left, invited Rich Singer to his classroom today to talk to the students about a Rams Horn Bow.
(Lander, Wyo.) – The Wyoming State Legislature’s Joint Revenue Interim Committee is set to meet next week at the Lander Middle School. The meeting is set to be throughout the day on Monday and Tuesday.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Earlier this week sixth-graders from Lander Middle School spent time in Sinks Canyon to plant trees to replace lodge pole pines killed by bark beetles, teacher Gayla Hammer reports.
(Lander, Wyo.) – This year all of Lander Middle School’s sixth-graders, 119 total, got to go on trips to Yellowstone National Park. Two separate trips were taken to get all of them there.
(Lander, Wyo.) – A crew from the Dancers’ Workshop of Jackson is in Lander this week teaching students modern dance, hip-hop and jazz to students in grades K-6 during their P.E. classes. They were brought to Lander by Promoting Arts in Lander Schools with financial support from the Wyoming Arts Council and the Laura Jane Musser Fund.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Yesterday, Lander Middle School held its annual History Day. Gayla Hammer reports that 165 students participated in the local contest. The students that placed in the top five places in each category have qualified for the District History Day contest that will be held at the Fremont County Public Library on Tuesday, February 25th.
Noah Gans with his prize winning math project. Photo by Gayla Hammer.
A photo from the dedication of the new Lander Middle School in August 2011. (Ernie Over photo)
Medicine and Health first place by Macy Jacobson.
(Lander, Wyo.) – The Wyoming State Board of Education has been in Lander Monday and Tuesday this week to discuss a number of topics, but it took a break the sit-down portions of the meeting and toured some of Fremont County School District 1’s facilities.
Bridger Kimber’s National History Day documentary on Radiology was a finalist; The LMS student finished 14th
Bridger Kimber presented Wyoming Senator Dr. John Barrasso with a copy of his video documentary on Radiology on the steps of the U.S. Captiol Building in Washington, D.C. Kimber finished 14th in the nation with his project. (Photo by Christy Kimber)
(Lander, Wyo.) – On Friday, Lander Middle School students and staff celebrated the end of the school year with a barbecue.