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Academics for All honors Aleya Dunning with this week’s Summit Award

April 24, 2015

Academics for All proudly honors Aleya Dunning, the daughter of J.C. and Linette Dunning, with this week’s Summit Award. Dunning maintains a stellar GPA while taking a difficult schedule that includes challenging college prep courses, such as Advanced Placement government, AP U.S. history, AP psychology, AP physics and AP statistics. Dunning was recognized for her Read More

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 Read More

Academics for All names Jensen as this week’s Summit Award winner

April 18, 2015

Academics for All is pleased to announce that Dillon Jensen, son of James and Julie Jensen of Sheridan, is this week’s Summit Award winner. He has steadily and quietly maintained a perfect grade point average of 4.0 throughout high school while also meeting time-consuming goals he set for himself outside of school. Jensen has taken Read More

Sheridan County students take advantage of early college offerings

By Madison Pehringer Fort Mackenzie High School SHERIDAN — A growing number of high school students from Sheridan County have been taking advantage of early college offerings through dual enrollment at Sheridan College, creating many opportunities as well as struggles for them. According to Cody Ball, the SC advisor for Sheridan, Johnson and Campbell county Read More

Local students selected as winners in UW juried art show

April 10, 2015

SHERIDAN — Two local students were selected as winners in the 40th annual Juried UW Student Exhibition held in March at the University of Wyoming. More than $18,000 in cash and purchase awards were awarded to the winners of the show. The Juried Art Exhibition was on display at the UW Art Museum through March Read More

Big Horn students’ art displayed at The Brinton Musuem

By Kiara Paninos Big Horn High School BIG HORN — Joining the ranks of various artists to come before them, art students of Big Horn High School and Middle School displayed their artwork at The Brinton Museum March 12-22. An assortment of various famous artists have previously been featured at The Brinton, including Frederic Remington Read More

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 Read More

Summit Award winner: Makayla Hallam

April 3, 2015

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 Read More

The end of an era: Coach Moser, players reminisce about the successful basketball season

By LeeAnna Mitchell Tongue River High School DAYTON — “I’ve been in many consolation games, but never one that felt like a state championship.” These were just a few of the encouraging words Tongue River High School Lady Eagles basketball head coach Dianne Moser spoke to her team after her final career win on March Read More

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

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