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Janet Erickson

Education Spotlight: moving students forward takes some heart and soul

◆ Lori Smith is a bus driver in LCSD2. Lori Smith has been transporting LCSD2 students for seven years and is the current bus driver for Swift Creek High School. Smith first became interested in driving bus while on a…

Education Spotlight: Dan Barnes brings the mechanics of learning to students

◆ Full-scale automotive mechanics makes a return to SVHS. Dan Barnes is the new instructor of Automotive Mechanics at Star Valley High School. For nearly two decades, SVHS had no full-scale Automotive Mechanics program, but in the last few years,…

Something to cheer about: SVHS cheer brings a whole new meaning to school spirit.

When people think of a cheerleader, they think of an individual who is dedicated to supporting one or more people in their efforts to succeed in some capacity. They think of a student who is well-liked and well-known among their…

Education Spotlight: Roger Warner knows that each student is unique

◆ Warner is a fourth grade teacher in Cokeville. Roger Warner, who has taught 4th grade at Cokeville Elementary for 27 years, chose to decline an offer to teach in Utah and teach instead for LCSD2 after a cousin referred…

LCSD2 Spotlight: Karlie Philpott presents the business of education

◆ Philpott believes the key to education is connecting with students. Karlie Philpott is the Business and Technology Teacher, Head Cheer Coach and School Store Advisor at Star Valley High School. She has been teaching at SVHS for six years…

Education Spotlight: helping students give their best effort

◆ Shane Williams works to make every child feel successful. Shane Williams, who currently teaches at SVMS, is in his 28th year of teaching Math in LCSD No. 2 and enjoys helping students to understand the mathematical procedures that many…

Local 4H program is launching its 2019-2020 season

◆ Youth program seeking leaders and members. Lincoln County 4-H is launching the 2019-2020 Season and is looking for new leadership and new membership. “I am excited for a new year,” said Shar Perry, Lincoln County 4-H Youth Educator. “I…

Local elementary students gathering supplies for children in Kosovo

◆ School supplies to be sent to National Guard soldiers working in schools. Afton Elementary students have partnered with Charlie Company of the U.S. Army National Guard to share the gift of knowledge and education with children in Kosovo. Captain…

UW Symphony Orchestra makes a visit to Star Valley High School

◆ Local middle school and high school musicians take part in clinics. Star Valley High School and Star Valley Middle School music students welcomed the University of Wyoming Symphony Orchestra for a visit on Monday, November 18. The symphony orchestra…

Education Spotlight: meeting the needs of students takes mind and heart

Teryl Moya is in her second year as a Special Education Assistant at Thayne Elementary School. She provides classroom support with students, accompanies students on behavior breaks, is responsible for data entry, attends students in the arrival and departure process…