Weston County School District No. 1

Alexis Barker NLJ News Editors   Weston County School District No. 1 will remain closed through the end of the 2019-20 school year after Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow announced last week that health orders surrounding schools and educational institutions will remain in effect...
School district making adjustments Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   With the continued increases in the number of COVID-19 cases in Wyoming over the past two weeks, Weston County School District No. 1’s teachers and staff have begun preparing for extended school closures “Coming back is the easy...
During this time of closed businesses and social distancing we have had to adjust to conducting our regular business in creative ways. Weston County School District No. 1 was the first local board to utilize Zoom to hold their virtual meeting and the News Letter Journal couldn’t have been more...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   In what Weston County School District No. 1 Superintendent Brad LaCroix said is one of the smartest things he has seen the federal government do in some time, the U.S. Department of Education has granted the state a waiver from certain federal assessments and...
Please share with your patrons. After recommendation from the State Superintendent of Schools, Public Health Officials and state and local officials, we have decided to close all WCSD # 1 schools starting tomorrow, Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Schools will remain closed until further notice. We will...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The options for addressing school safety in Newcastle are immense, according to Deputy County Attorney Jeanie Stone. Some of the options don’t necessarily come with a price tag, she said.  Despite the consensus of those on the committee addressing school safety that...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The consensus of those participating in a committee to address student safety in Weston County School District No. 1 is that the main objective should be obtaining or allocating funds for a school resource officer. The meeting was held on Feb. 18, The group consists...
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...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   After receiving the support of Weston County School District No. 1, a local parent group headed by Sean Crabtree and Ty Checketts asked the Newcastle City Council on Jan. 6 to put an officer in the local schools. The group also asked for continued transparency...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Several parents approached Weston County School District No. 1’s Board of Trustees on Dec. 11 expressing concerns about faulty information being communicated to parents, as well as a lack of transparency in situations at different schools in the district. The safety...

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