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Traveling to Uruguay, experiencing gaucho culture

Traveling to Uruguay, experiencing gaucho culture

BIG HORN — A month and a half ago I nervously arrived at the John F. Kennedy International Airport to meet eight other adventurous high school students from across the U.S. and our Austrian group leader: Stephan Grabner. We awkwardly played “ice breakers” and other games for a couple hours, then boarded our plane to start… Continue Reading

Taking time to travel the world

Taking time to travel the world

In the summer months, there is nothing anybody wants more than to travel the world. I was no exception. This story goes back to before Christmas break when my high school counselor introduced me and a few other students to a program called the Student Diplomacy Corps — a 100 percent scholarship based program that… Continue Reading

Ruskowsky earns internship at Honeywell

SHERIDAN — Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their dreams through higher education, recently announced 10 students as recipients of its Honeywell Scholarship. Honeywell, a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, wholly funds the scholarship program through Honeywell… Continue Reading

Local students compete, win at Community Leaders Competition

DAYTON — Incoming juniors at Tongue River High School Kiley Carroll and Natalie Stevens travelled with classmates to Washington, D.C., July 5-10 for the national Family, Career and Community Leaders of America competition. Competing alongside 8,000 other students, the girls pulled out a victory in their category. “Expect Respect” was a presentation made to educate… Continue Reading

SHS music students take musical tour across Europe

SHS music students take  musical tour across Europe

BY KAYLIN MCKINLEY The Sheridan press SHERIDAN — Ten of Sheridan High School’s music students stamped their passports this June for a 15-day musical tour across Europe. Students participating were Carson Holwell, Morgan Parker, Sarah Campbell, Katie Campbell, Paige Wolski, Heather Belus, Sarah Alley, Delainy Szmyd, Garrett Szmyd and Hannah Wiley. These students were nominated… Continue Reading

TRHS students get pumped up

TRHS students get pumped up

DAYTON — Wyoming has a reputation for being a more physically active state than many others, so perhaps it comes as no surprise that 20 percent of the Tongue River High School student body shows up at 7 a.m. to lift weights at school. In efforts to promote an all-around healthy lifestyle, Tongue River gives… Continue Reading

Meet the Arvada-Clearmont seniors

By KayLee stidham Arvada-Clearmont High School CLEARMONT — The small class of 2015 for Sheridan County School District 3 will graduate seven seniors on to the next phase of their lives. In the April 24 edition of The Sheridan Press, we highlighted Hannah Rockafellow, Karina Svalina and Dylan Collins for their accomplishments in their school… Continue Reading

Meagan Husted named as this week’s Summit Award winner

This week’s Summit Award winner, Meagan Husted, lives according to the inspiration she has gained from others, and in doing so she inspires those around her.  The Sheridan High School senior currently maintains a 3.85 GPA, and her academic transcript includes Advanced Placement calculus, psychology, poetry, physics, expository writing and the peer assist program. Husted… Continue Reading

Meet the ACHS seniors

Meet the ACHS seniors

By Karina Svalina Arvada-Clearmont High School CLEARMONT — Classes in Sheridan County School District 3 are typically small, ranging from three to 11 students. As a result, the Arvada-Clearmont students and staff get to know each other well. This year there are seven seniors who will be graduating. This group of students has had most… Continue Reading

Summit Award Winner: Emily Julian

Academics For All’s Summit Award winner this week is Emily Julian, daughter of Don and Jeannie Julian. Julian is a senior at Sheridan High School, and is a two-year member of National Honor Society with a 3.75 grade point average. She is taking Advanced Placement calculus, AP environmental science, special education internship, poetry, sports specific… Continue Reading

Summit Award winner: Makayla Hallam

Makayla (“Mak”) Hallam has earned recognition as this week’s Summit Award winner. Hallam has a somewhat unique background compared to her peers at Sheridan High School.  She was born in Hawaii where her parents, Dale and Candy Hallam, were stationed as members of the United States Air Force.  At age 2, her folks were transferred… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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