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Laramie County School District 1 offers substitute teacher training

 

Laramie County School District 1 is offering a training for those interested in becoming a substitute teacher.

To become a substitute teacher, individuals must complete the 24 hour in-service-training Oct. 28–30 at the LCSD1 administration building, 2810 House Ave. Substitute teachers in the district are also required to complete 30 hours of observation time in the district.

After the course is completed, substitute teachers can apply for their certificates. For more information, visit https://www.teaching-certification.com/teaching/wyoming-substitute-license.html,
or call 771-2122.


LCSD1 Math and Science Coordinator Amy Kassel receives Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

Laramie County School District 1 Math and Science Coordinator Amy Kassel was recently selected to receive the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST).

The PAEMST program is administered through the National Science Foundation (NSF). The award is given to teachers throughout the United States who have made outstanding contributions to teaching science, technology, engineering, mathematics and computer science.

The winners will receive a citation signed by President Donald Trump, a $10,000 award from NSF and will travel to Washington D.C. for an awards ceremony.

For more information, visit info@paemst.org.


Early release

On Wednesday, Oct. 30, at 12:15 p.m., elementary students will be released for teacher planning.


Parent teacher conferences

On Thursday, Oct. 31, there will be no elementary classes and secondary classes will be released at 11:15 a.m. Elementary parent teacher conferences will be held that day. On Friday, Nov. 1, there will be no classes for elementary and secondary schools.

From 8 a.m.–3 p.m., elementary and secondary school parent teacher conferences will be held.


Operation Back to School distributes school supplies


Approximately 300 Laramie County students received backpacks filled with school supplies at the 29th annual Operation Back to School (OBTS) distribution in mid-August. The program offers supplies year-round and committee members anticipate more than 1,000 students will receive assistance throughout the year.

Each summer, OBTS committee members coordinate the school supply drive for low-income kindergarten through college-age students in Laramie County.

Members of this year’s volunteer network include F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Laramie County Community College, Laramie County School District 1 Community Relations and Needs Inc.

“The committee thanks the Cheyenne community for their constant support,” OBTS committee member Cindy Keen Reynders said.

Due to a grant from the Cheyenne Kiwanis Club, OBTS was able to provide tote bags filled with personal hygiene items like shampoo, conditioner, soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes and hand lotion. Additionally, Needs Inc.’s Executive Director Barbara Fecht, delivered supplies to Laramie County School District 2.

The committee plans to purchase TI84 calculators for Laramie County School District 1’s high school loan-out programs.

Businesses and organizations that made a significant contribution include: Align, Allstate Insurance, AT&T, Black Hills Energy, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Blue Federal Credit Union, Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce, Cheyenne Police Department, Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, City of Cheyenne, Dollar Tree (Dell Range), Do or Dye Hairstylists, F.E. Warren Air Force Base, First Education Federal Credit Union, First Presbyterian Church, Highlands Presbyterian Church, Kiwanis Club of Cheyenne, Laramie County Community College, Laramie County Library, Laramie County School District 1, McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP, Menards, Needs, Inc., Operation Homefront, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, United Rentals, Walmart, Western Ecosystems Technology, Inc., Wyoming Air National Guard, Wyoming Department of Corrections, Wyoming Department of Transportation and numerous individuals from throughout the community.


School events district music & sports events

LCSD1 student music schedules are online on the website.  Click on the “Parents and Students” link, then under PARENT/STUDENT RESOURCES click “Music Events & Resources.”  Or click here for a direct link. 

LCSD1 student sports schedules are online click here for a direct link to the“Schools” where you can review games and events under each school’s calendar.


District holds public review for social studies textbooks

Laramie County School District 1’s Social Studies Department is conducting a secondary-level curriculum materials adoption. The public and district stakeholders have an opportunity to participate in the adoption process.

 

The prospective high school government and middle school world geography textbooks will be available to the public for a 45-day review and receipt of public comments. This will be held weekdays from 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., until Oct. 30, in the Social Studies Department office, Room 210B, in the District Administration Building, 2810 House Ave.

 

The textbooks will also be on review at the Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Ave Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m.–9 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. and Sunday, 1–5 p.m.

 

For more information about the materials, contact district Social Studies Coordinator Mark Quinlivan, 771-2170.


District holds public review for social studies text books

Laramie County School District 1’s Social Studies Department is conducting a secondary level text book adoption.  The public and district stakeholders have an opportunity to participate in the adoption process.  The prospective high school government and middle school world geography textbooks will be available to the public for a 45-day review and receipt of public comments.  This will be held weekdays from 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., until Oct. 30, in the Social Studies Department office, Room 210B,in the District Administration Building, 2810 House Ave.  The textbooks will also be on review at the Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Ave., Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m.–9 p.m., Friday and Saturday,10 a.m.–6 p.m. and Sunday, 1–5 p.m.For more information about the materials, contact district Social Studies Coordinator Mark Quinlivan, 771-2170.

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