Category Archives: Youth

Youth news

Holwell named Summit Award winner

Holwell named Summit Award winner

This week’s Summit Award winner is Carson Holwell. Holwell’s academic achievements, drive for success and musical talent make her a deserving recipient of this award. Holwell’s interests include math, biology and music. Holwell is the daughter of Kim Yeamen and Nelson Holwell. Holwell, a Sheridan High School senior, maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.976.  During… Continue Reading

Senioritis in full bloom

Senioritis in full bloom

SHERIDAN — Is the “senioritis” and winter season dragging you down? Do you feel like the world has been so “blah” lately? Is time going by so slow? Here are a few quick and easy steps to make your last semester in 2016 more enjoyable and more “yay” than “nay.” Seniors — we all know… Continue Reading

Chauncey named this week’s Summit Award winner

Chauncey named this week’s Summit Award winner

Academics for All is pleased to announce that this week’s Summit Award winner is Minna Chauncey, daughter of Jacilynn Bennett and Wesley Chauncey. Chauncey enjoys baking, cooking, being creative and artistic, as well as spending time outdoors. As a Sheridan High School senior, Chauncey has completed four Advanced Placement courses, received academic letters for the… Continue Reading

A creative mind contemplates spontaneity of life

A creative mind contemplates spontaneity of life

SHERIDAN — Senior Jillian Stalker can be seen around the school wearing a piñata costume on Halloween, a yellow rain coat she bought in London, or her plaid blazer. Stalker wears “spontaneous” on her sleeve and symbols of travel on her backpack. “I like to create things, I always have,” explained Stalker. “Whether it be… Continue Reading

Out with the old, in with the new

SHERIDAN — On Sat., Nov. 7, 2015, the starting block on lane eight broke at Sheridan Junior High School. The Sheridan High School pool is located at the Sheridan Junior High School in the Early building. The Sheridan Veterans Day meet was going on for the Sheridan Swim Team and other USA sanctioned teams in… Continue Reading

Sierra Atwell named this week’s Summit Award winner

Sheridan High School Senior Sierra Atwell is being recognized as this week’s Summit Award winner. Atwell has demonstrated a strong work ethic while remaining focused on academic studies and long-term career goals.  Unlike many high school seniors, Atwell pursues a rigorous schedule at school while simultaneously being employed in the workforce, averaging 30 to 35… Continue Reading

Brooks named this week’s Summit Award winner

Academics for All is pleased to announce that Katelynn Brooks, daughter of Brent and Jeanne Brooks of Sheridan, is this week’s Summit Award winner. Brooks has charted a unique course through high school, setting goals and using her remarkable organizational skills and drive to become a leader in and out of the classroom. Brooks has… Continue Reading

Red cup outrage: ‘Tis the season to take offense

As the holiday season gets into full swing, an obscure shadow of controversy follows close behind, as always. In more recent years, however, this controversy has risen to a level that can seemingly only be understood by those with incredibly clouded judgment. Considering the large quantity of other issues in our world today, that one… Continue Reading

Hoopes named Summit Award winner

This week’s Summit Award winner is Caleb Hoopes. Hoopes is involved in various activities in and out of the classroom. Hoopes’ interests include science-related classes, baseball, hiking and fly fishing. Hoopes is the son of Kendal and Lenore Hoopes. Hoopes, a Sheridan High School senior, maintains a cumulative GPA of 4.00. He received academic letters… Continue Reading

New Tongue River Elementary project advances

New Tongue River Elementary project advances

DAYTON — Tongue River Elementary School has endured considerable overcrowding. The building was built to withstand a maximum occupancy of 205 kids and it is now holding 265. Tongue River faculty members are being pressured to educate children in an overcrowded facility, Deb Hofmeier, Tongue River Elementary School’s principal, said in a recent interview. Sheridan… Continue Reading

Sheridan Elks Youth Rodeo results

Sheridan Elks Youth Rodeo results

SHERIDAN — The 23rd annual Elks Youth Rodeo was held in Sheridan Aug. 29-30. The rodeo’s 26 events attracted contestants from Canada, Oklahoma, Texas, Montana, Idaho, Oregon, North Dakota, Colorado, South Dakota, Nebraska, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming. Three arenas, running at the same time, were used to accommodate the 994 entrees each day. Cash and… Continue Reading

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

Copyright © 2015 The Sheridan Press or Sheridan Newspapers, Inc..





  • Plan your adventure at DestinationSheridan.com! Visit Now