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SHS students take part in Big Brothers Big Sisters program

March 27, 2015

By Samantha Hamilton Sheridan High School SHERIDAN — For the past two years, students at Sheridan High School have been part of a growing program in Sheridan known as Big Brothers Big Sisters. Since being introduced in the school, the number of students involved has more than doubled, from six to 15 students. For some Read More

Summit Award Winner: Asia Robinson

Sheridan High School senior Asia Robinson is this week’s Summit Award winner. She is the daughter of LoriAnn Wilson and Eugene Robinson. Throughout high school Robinson has been involved in many extracurricular activities including student council, National Honor Society and W.A.T.C.H. club. In addition, she began playing the clarinet in junior high and has participated Read More

Citizen development in the school

March 20, 2015

By the senior class Arvada Clearmont High School CLEARMONT — Arvada Clearmont students take the responsibility of being good citizens within their school seriously. Each school day begins with Spanish teacher Roy Doke supervising the second-grade students as they raise the Wyoming and United States flags and ends with the lowering of the flags, which Read More

Summit Award Winner: Maya Gilmore

This week’s Summit Award Winner enjoys the arts and literature.  Maya Gilmore likes reading so much that she read eleven books in one day!  This stellar individual maintains a 4.0 GPA at Sheridan High School.   After her freshman year at Big Horn High School, Gilmore transferred to SHS.   This transfer gave Gilmore the Read More

Longtime Fort Mackenzie teacher announces her retirement

March 13, 2015

By 11th grade English class Fort Mackenzie High School SHERIDAN — Geri Roth, one of the original teachers at Fort Mackenzie High School, has announced that she will be going into retirement at the end of this year. For 18 years she taught what some see as the heart of FMHS, the Discovery class. Roth’s Read More

Summit Award Winner: Sheridan High School senior Jacob Jahiel

March 7, 2015

This week’s Summit Award winner, Jacob Jahiel, exemplifies exceptional qualities as a Sheridan High School senior. An accomplished violinist, an outstanding student, and a well-rounded, mature individual are just a few of the accolades which define Jahiel.  Academics have always been a priority for him, and he has demonstrated a remarkable ability to excel in Read More

Educational travel: BHHS Spanish teacher takes students abroad to experience classroom lessons first-hand

By Jack Roberts Big Horn High School BIG HORN — In Sheridan, Western culture seeps into many aspects of daily life and small-town warmth is abundant, but exposure to foreign ideas and traditions are absent at times and extensive culture can be scarce. At Big Horn High School, the Spanish class provides students with an Read More

Tongue River teachers excel in and out of the classroom

February 27, 2015

By Libby Heimbaugh Tongue River High School DAYTON — On the surface, boot camp and bands might not appear to have much in common, but the diverse talents of the Tongue River High School teaching staff bring together these elements and more as the educators use their personal lives to advance their classroom skills. English Read More

Academics for All names Joe Shassetz as this week’s Summit Award recipient

Academics for All proudly honors Joe Shassetz, the son of Jim and Jenifer Shassetz, with this week’s Summit Award. Shassetz maintains a perfect 4.0 GPA while taking a difficult schedule that includes challenging college prep courses, such as Advanced Placement calculus, AP U.S. history, AP government, AP biology and AP chemistry. Shassetz was recognized for Read More

Summit Award winner: Lachlan Brennan

February 21, 2015

Academics for All and the Summit Award are pleased to announce this week’s honoree, Sheridan High School senior Lachlan Brennan.  Brennan is a unique combination of interests and pursuits with a dedicated focus on excellence as the capstone, his academic resume is flawless but this is only a glimpse into what makes this week’s selection Read More

Are student athletes under pressure? Sheridan athletes discuss how they manage stress

February 20, 2015

By Samantha Burton Sheridan High School SHERIDAN — A regular school day for Sheridan High School sophomore Peyton Bomar, triple and long jump school record holder and active three-sport athlete, includes a full day of classes followed by two hours of either volleyball or track practice and a few hours of schoolwork before heading to Read More

Summit Award Winner: Alesha Bolin

February 14, 2015

Our Summit Award Winner Alesha Bolin is so busy there is a question of when she has time to sleep! Not only does she go to Sheridan High School (SHS), she takes Sheridan College classes, works full time at a hotel and also works part time at a local restaurant. She feels fortunate to have Read More

All the benefits of eating school lunch

By Karina Svalina Arvada Clearmont High School CLEARMONT — New nutrition guidelines have not kept people from eating the school lunch in Sheridan County School District 3 as 87 percent of employees and students participate in the lunch program. According to Jolene Poppenga, administrative assistant to the superintendent, 26 of the 36 total adults employed Read More

Summit Award winner: Holly Trujillo

February 7, 2015

A focus on her future distinguishes this week’s Summit Award winner, Holly Trujillo. Trujillo has challenged herself to attain success in all aspects of her life.  Academically she set a goal of achieving straight As from the sixth grade forward, and with only a couple of B+s along the way, she has been recognized as Read More

Learning and growing through serving others

February 6, 2015

By the 11th-grade English class Fort Mackenzie High School SHERIDAN —Fort Mackenzie High School students complete 750 to 1,000 hours of community service annually, under the belief that doing so will help them learn, grow and connect with others, among many other benefits. Through such projects as helping to clean parks, raising funds for nonprofits Read More

Berry recognized as natural leader

January 31, 2015

Academics for All is pleased to announce that Adam Berry, son of John and Janet Berry of Big Horn, is this week’s Summit Award winner. Berry has maintained a GPA of 3.6 while taking advanced college preparatory classes and being a multi-sport athlete. He is recognized by his teachers and peers as a natural leader Read More

Why Big Horn? Smaller student body contributes to student satisfaction

By Kaylin McKinley Big Horn High School BIG HORN — They may not be a large force, but the Big Horn High School Rams are ones to be reckoned with. The 141 students at BHHS have prospered alongside larger schools under high academic expectations. The teachers and students at the Big Horn schools have always Read More

SHS claims 2nd straight “We the People” state championship

January 27, 2015

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School Advanced Placement Government teacher Tyson Emborg had better be careful or students might start expecting that enrolling in his course automatically means you get to take a trip to Washington, D.C. The “We the People” team of SHS has once again claimed the state championship, and for the second year Read More

Summit Award winner: Megan Myers

January 23, 2015

Academics for All is pleased to honor Megan Myers, daughter of Karen and Terry Myers, as this week’s Summit Award winner.  She is a senior at Sheridan High School and currently maintains a 3.88 GPA. Myers has taken a challenging course load since transferring to SHS from Tongue River High School and is also an Read More

A voice of local youth: High school students to write for Saturday editions of The Sheridan Press

SHERIDAN — This time next week when you sit down to read the Youth Page of The Sheridan Press — undoubtedly your favorite page in the paper, which you wait anxiously all week to read in each Saturday’s edition — you will find a fresh perspective. The Press has been working with each of the Read More

Summit Award winner: Dylan Daniels

January 16, 2015

Academics For All honors Dylan Daniels with the Summit Award this week. Daniels is a senior at Sheridan High School (SHS) with a GPA of 3.94 despite a full academic schedule and star participation in varsity football and basketball. He has taken AP CADD (computer aided design and drafting), AP psychology, four years of English/writing, Read More

Take them swimming: A great way to tucker out those restless kids

SHERIDAN — In the 1980s a group of elderly adults discovered a pool with the power to renew them with strength, enhanced energy and a more youthful sense of well-being. Though the power of the pool in the sci-fi film “Cocoon” turns out to be from another planet, it doesn’t take alien assistance or advanced Read More

Past Summit Award winners, Hill and Coulter, where are they now?

January 10, 2015

Nick Hill Nick Hill graduated from Harvey Mudd College with a bachelor’s in engineering in May of 2012.  Harvey Mudd is a private liberal arts school in the Los Angeles area.  He got a job at SpaceX (Space Explorations Technologies Corporation) right out of school as a structural dynamicist and has been working there for Read More

Where are they now? A look back at Summit Award winners

January 2, 2015

Kelly Lieb After graduating from Sheridan High School in 2000, Kelly (Engels) Lieb, PA-C attended the University of Wyoming for her undergraduate degree and went on to complete her Master of Physician Assistant Studies at Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Montana, in 2006. She started her professional career working for an internal medicine practice at Read More

Summit Award winner: Elizabeth Winnop

December 26, 2014

Academics for All is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Winnop is this week’s Summit Award winner.  There is no doubt her love of learning has contributed to her academic success as she maintains a 4.0 GPA.  When asked to name her favorite subject Winnop replies, “I honestly love all of my subjects and can’t choose Read More

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