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Janet Erickson

Thousand Books Before Kindergarten program now back up and running

◆ Book boxes back in local businesses. The Lincoln County School District 2 Education Foundation has reopened their 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program in the Star Valley community. Program book boxes were locked down last spring due to coronavirus containment…

Karli Galloway is a first grade teacher at Afton Elementary

◆ Creative a positive learning environment is key to classroom learning, Galloway says. Karli Galloway came to Lincoln County School District 2 in 2018 as a substitute for the school district while she completed her degree with Western Governors University,…

Education Spotlight: Drew Hathaway

Drew Hathaway is the new science teacher at Swift Creek High School. He was born and raised in Star Valley. After completing his degree at the University of Wyoming in 2016, he taught in Dubois, Wyoming for three years, and…

Education Spotlight: Morgan Peterson teaches sixth grade at Etna Elementary

◆ For Peterson, working with students is the perfect career. Morgan Peterson is in her second-year teaching 6th grade at Etna Elementary. Peterson was raised in Morgan, Utah on a small family farm. “I couldn’t have asked for a better…

LCSD2 welcomes 17 news teachers to its ranks for the 2020 Academic Year

————– ◆ New teachers have been attending trainings and district orientation this month. Lincoln County School District 2 has welcomed 17 new teachers to the ranks this fall. Each new teacher brings fresh creativity and skill to the district, with…

LCSD2 Transportation Department is gearing up for a busy and unique year

——————- ◆ Students and bus staff will be wearing masks. Transportation to and from school will look a little different for many LCSD2 families this fall. Bus policies will be different than they have been in the past, and it’s…

2020 Lincoln County Fair opens Saturday

——————- ◆ Arena events promise fun and excitement. Lincoln County Fair Officials have lined up a blockbuster series of grandstand evening events for the 2020 fair happening the first week of August 2020. “We’ve got a great lineup of events…

Maintenance crews working to make schools academic year ready

◆ Over the summer, maintenance crews have been testing different sanitizing solutions. Government and community response to Covid-19 is dictating activity choices for many organizations these days, and the Lincoln County School District No. 2 Maintenance Department is no exception….

Tractor time – regional farmer has a passion for good machines

◆ Brad and LeeAnn Woolstenhulme own around 250 tractors. By the time he graduated from high school in 1977, Brad Woolstenhulme of Montpelier, Idaho, owned a dairy and 11 acres of ground. Today, he and his team run over 17,000…

Lost and Found: Wedding ring treasure hunt leads to a message of hope

—————- Brooke Rich of Afton thought her June 2020 women’s retreat to Southern Utah would be a week of personal rejuvenation. What she didn’t expect was that her trip would indirectly breathe new life into a stranger searching for hope….