Superintendent Brad LaCroix

Weston County School District No. 1 leadership has prepared three different calendars for the 2023-24 school year, and the board of trustees is seeking public comment as they decide which one of them to approve. “It is that time of the year. The sooner it is set the better. It helps with planning...
Both Newcastle Elementary School and Newcastle High School are preparing improvement plans to submit to the state after the schools were designated as “partially meeting expectations”  by the Wyoming Department of Education.  “School performance is evaluated on a combination of student performance...

An aerial photo of the parking lot has been provided to parents. The school is open and willing to hear all suggestions on potential solutions. 

Concerns about the pickup and drop-off procedures at Newcastle Elementary School have been a topic of discussion since COVID-19 threw a wrench in all school procedures. The pandemic kept parents in their cars, which led to long lines backed up on the highway, increased wait times and generated an...

The above graph shows the changes in staff versus student

numbers through the course of the last 26 years

Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Enrollment in Weston County School District No. 1 has continually declined for years, yet staffing size has remained consistent, according to Superintendent Brad LaCroix, who told the Weston County School District #1 Board of Trustees last week that a correction is...
The Weston County School District No. 1 board of trustees applauded the death of the Civics Transparency Act, a bill that would have required teachers to post their class materials online for public view.  Senate File 62 died in the House Education Committee, on a 4-5 vote, on March 8 after...
School District announces player in testing protocol No information yet on Friday game in Buffalo   UPDATE: A few hours after this story was released on the morning of September 3, 2020, Weston County School District #1 issued an updated press release revealing that a member of the Dogie...
Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent    As of Jan. 7, the Weston County School District No. 1 student lunch debt totaled $4,788, according to food service spokesperson Denise Anderson.  According to Anderson, the money for school lunches is collected from the students and the district also receives...

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