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Janet Erickson

Speech will go on – local students to take part in state competition

◆ A virtual state tournament set for speech and debate students. Star Valley High School’s Speech and Debate Team are among a rare, few high school students throughout the nation who will participate in their State Tournament during the spring…

LCSD2 making adaptive learning plan to be reviewed by the state

◆ District’s plan to be shared during April 1 board meeting. Lincoln County School District No. 2 schools will remain closed through April 17 in continued effort to contain COVID-19. Governor Mark Gordon and Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian…

Derringer Holding takes first at Regional Elks Hoop Shoot

◆ Local 11-year-old qualifies for nationals. Derringer Holding, an 11-year-old student at Etna Elementary School, took first place in The Regional Elks National Hoop Shoot, held March 14 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This qualified him to compete in the National…

Swift Creek High School now offers second to none CNA training course

◆ Eight students are currently enrolled in the program. Swift Creek High School has opened a new facility in which students can complete a Certified Nursing Assistant program, adding a certification to their diploma at graduation from high school. Through…

Education Spotlight: Wendy Kabonic helps students succeeed at Etna

◆ Teachers need lots of support from parents, she says. Bringing 15 years of experience to the classroom, Wendy Kabonic teaches 4th Grade at Etna Elementary school. During her career, Kabonic has taught grades 2, 4, 5 and 6. “I…

SVHS Singcopation performs at 2020 Wyoming State Legislative Session

◆ Students take tour of the Capitol, the students sang for the House and Senate. Singcopation, the SVHS select show choir, was invited to sing on the Wyoming House and Senate floors in the current legislative session on Monday, February…

School Calendar for LCSD #2

Looking forward to Spring Break, everyone at LCSD2 is working hard and staying busy. Here are a few of the activities taking place throughout the District over the coming month In Lincoln County School District 2, Parent Teacher Conferences are…

Planting Education: Etna 4th graders are growing classroom success with the idea of school garden.

Fourth grade students in Adele Helgesen’s classroom at Etna Elementary School are investigating the process of creating a school garden and taking preliminary steps to make that happen at Etna Elementary School. Initially, this was a research and writing project…

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,…