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Wyoming has changed the age requirement for students entering kindergarten, beginning in the 2021-22 school year.

Chadron (NE) State College announced Cheyenne residents Kelsey Crock, Treyven Gallegos, and Rebecca Monahan were named to the Fall 2020 President's List. Named to the 2020 Dean’s List are Cheyenne residents Colton Bell, Baylor Hayes, Logan Kasten, and Mia MacDonald.

 Laramie County School District 1 officials want your nominations for the district’s Teacher of the Year and Educational Support Person of the Year awards. 

Laramie County School District 1’s English Language Arts Department is conducting an elementary-level curriculum materials adoption, and the public can help in the adoption process.

In response to a waiver released by the United States Department of Agriculture, Laramie County School District 1 will continue to provide free meals for students pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade through the end of the school year. Meal service will be provided for remote learners and …

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All LCSD1 schools and offices will be closed on Mon,, Jan. 18, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Schools and offices will resume a regular schedule on Tuesday, Jan. 19.

On Sat., Jan. 23, Laramie County School District 1 hosts the 47th annual Science Fair for fourth-grade through eighth-grade students. Due to government mandates for COVID-19, the Science Fair will occur virtually.

Wyoming students in grades 4-12 still have time to enter the 2021 Wyoming Letters About Literature reading and writing contest. The contest’s postmark submission deadline for entries is Jan. 9, and both individual entries and classroom collections are welcome. 

Heidi Kuric, a resident of Cheyenne, made the Fall 2020 Academic Achievement List at Georgia Southwestern State University and was among 632 students recognized for scholastic achievement.

Laramie County School District 1 has developed new guidelines for winter season activities. Spectators are limited to 100, or 25% of total capacity, whichever is less, at all indoor events. Participants will be allotted a specific number of tickets to claim for spectators of their choosing t…

Laura E. Mason Christian Academy will present its Candlelight 2020 event at 7 p.m., Dec. 18, in a program featuring LEMCA players and guest artists and hosted by the Cheyenne Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Laramie County School Districts 1 and 2 have new procedures to stem spread of COVID-19. In addition to existing protocol such as social distancing and enhanced cleaning, face coverings must be worn by all people who are attending, working or participating in an activity or athletic event in person.

Laramie County School District 1 reported that from Dec. 8 through Dec. 10, the district learned that 44 students and seven employees tested COVID-19 positive.

Laramie County School District 1 has reported it has more cases of COVID-19 infection.

Laramie County School District 1’s Parent Engagement and Educational Partnerships with Schools has partnered with Laramie County Community Partnership to encourage community support for parents.

Laramie County School District 1’s Nutrition Services Department will not be serving breakfast and lunch bags from Dec. 21 through Jan. 1. But on Fri., Dec. 18, students age 18 and younger will get a triple pack bag.

Laramie County School District 1 schools will be closed for Winter Break from Dec. 21 through Jan. 1. Schools will return to their regular schedules on Mon., Jan. 4.

In coordination with the Cheyenne-Laramie County Health Department (CLCHD), Laramie County School District 1 reports that 45 students and 14 staff members recently tested positive for COVID-19.

In coordination with the Cheyenne-Laramie County Health Department, Laramie County School District 1 reported that from Nov. 6 through Nov. 9, the district was notified that 22 students and nine employees tested positive for COVID-19.

Throughout the week of Nov. 16–20, South High’s FBLA is sponsoring a spirit week to raise awareness for March of Dimes, which is one of the organization’s national partners.

In coordination with the Cheyenne-Laramie County Health Department, Laramie County School District 1 has numerous safety protocols in place. However, due to the unpredictable nature of COVID-19, exposure can happen.

Boyd Brown Ed. D., Superintendent of Laramie County School District 1, has resigned effective at the end of this contract year, LCSD1 said in a statement. The superintendent decided to step down from his position due to health concerns.

In response to a waiver released by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Laramie County School District 1 will continue to provide free meals for students pre-kindergarten through 12th grade through the end of the school year.

At 6:30 a.m., Nov. 11, East High art students will visit Cheyenne VA Medical Center to place 100 pinwheels on its lawn, in support of all the men and women who have served our country.

Wyoming students in grades 4-12 are urged to enter the 2021 Wyoming Letters About Literature reading and writing contest. Students of all types, from private, public and homeschool, are encouraged to enter. 

Laramie County Community College Adult Career and Education System is offering tutoring to complete high school equivalency exams. ACES will work with students between Thanksgiving and mid-January.

From 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 7, the South High DECA Chapter will host a suicide prevention and awareness harvest event in the Roosevelt Building at Terry Bison Ranch, 51 I25 Service Road.

Last January, at the Laramie County Science Fair, Carey Junior High seventh-grade student Shelby Hoobler received Junior Division, Best of Show and won first place in Earth and Environmental Science for her “Leave it to Beaver Dam analogs…to Change Soil Moisture.”

In coordination with the Cheyenne-Laramie County Health Department, Laramie County School District 1 has numerous safety protocols in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19, but exposure can happen and has happened recently in the district.

From 8 a.m.–4 p.m., Oct. 29 and Oct. 30, Operation Back To School will host a Teacher Shopping Day in the Parent Engagement and Educational Partnerships with Schools (PEEPS) office, 2811 House Ave., Door 4.

At 5 p.m. on Mon., Nov. 2, Laramie County School District 1 Board of Trustees will have its work session in the board room, followed by the regular board meeting at 6 p.m.

United Way’s Community Schools program and Crossroads Health Care will be providing free flu immunizations for children 18 years and younger throughout the day on Wed., Oct. 28.

Laramie County School District 1 has partnered with Wyoming 2-1-1 to assist with connecting community resources to parents and families in a more timely and up-to-date manner.

First Education Federal Credit Union and Townsquare Media are working together to collect school supplies for teachers in Laramie County School District 1.