District is offering

Substitute Teacher

Training Oct 28-30

Laramie County School District 1 is offering a training for those interested in becoming a substitute teacher.

To become a substitute teacher, individuals must complete the 24-hour in-service training Oct. 28–30 at the LCSD1 administration building, 2810 House Ave. Substitute teachers in the district are also required to complete 30 hours of observation time in the district.

After the course is completed, substitute teachers can apply for their certificates. For more information, visit https://www.teaching-certification.com/teaching/wyoming-substitute-license.html, or call 771-2122.

Parent-Teacher

Conferences

On Thursday, Oct. 31, there will be no elementary classes and secondary classes will be released at 11:15 a.m. Elementary parent teacher conferences will be held that day. On Friday, Nov. 1, there will be no classes for elementary and secondary schools. From 8 a.m.–3 p.m., elementary and secondary school parent teacher conferences will be held.

Operation Back to

School distributes

school supplies

Approximately 300 Laramie County students received backpacks filled with school supplies at the 29th annual Operation Back to School (OBTS) distribution in mid-August. The program offers supplies year-round and committee members anticipate more than 1,000 students will receive assistance throughout the year.

Each summer, OBTS committee members coordinate the school supply drive for low-income kindergarten through college-age students in Laramie County.

Members of this year’s volunteer network include F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Laramie County Community College, Laramie County School

District 1 Community Relations and Needs Inc.

“The committee thanks the Cheyenne community for their constant support,” OBTS committee member Cindy Keen Reynders said.

Due to a grant from the Cheyenne Kiwanis Club, OBTS was able to provide tote bags filled with personal hygiene items like shampoo, conditioner, soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes and hand lotion. Additionally, Needs Inc.’s Executive Director Barbara Fecht, delivered supplies to Laramie County School District 2.

The committee plans to purchase TI84 calculators for Laramie County School District 1’s high school loan-out programs.

Businesses and organizations that made a significant contribution include: Align, Allstate Insurance, AT&T, Black Hills Energy, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Blue Federal Credit Union, Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce, Cheyenne Police Department, Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, City of Cheyenne, Dollar Tree (Dell Range), Do or Dye Hairstylists, F.E. Warren Air Force Base, First Education Federal Credit Union, First Presbyterian Church, Highlands Presbyterian Church, Kiwanis Club of Cheyenne, Laramie County Community College, Laramie County Library, Laramie County School District 1, McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP, Menards, Needs, Inc., Operation Homefront, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, United Rentals, Walmart, Western Ecosystems Technology, Inc., Wyoming Air National Guard, Wyoming Department

Early release

On Wednesday, Oct. 30, at 12:15 p.m., elementary students will be released for teacher planning.

(Center the school names in the 1-col. Same style as last week):

ARP ELEMENTARY

From 9–10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 22, the kindergartners will take a field trip to the Cheyenne First United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch.

From 6:30–8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 25, the Parent Teacher Club (PTC) is hosting a Monster Bash carnival with activities in the gym and classrooms.

BAIN ELEMENTARY

Starting at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 29, the school will host its fall festival. There will be activities in the gym and around the school.

BUFFALO RIDGE ELEMENTARY

From noon–2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 17, the kindergartners will take a field trip to the pumpkin patch at the First United Methodist Church, 108 E. 18th St.

From 8:30 a.m. –3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 23, the fourth-graders will take a field trip to Fort Laramie, 965 Gray Rocks Rd., Fort Laramie, Wyoming.

DAVIS ELEMENTARY

From 9:45–11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 15, the kindergartners will take a field trip to Cheyenne First United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch.

From 5:30–7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 24, the PTO will host a fall festival with activities throughout the school.

DILDINE ELEMENTARY

From 9 a.m.–1:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 28, kindergarteners will take a field trip to Bartels Farms, 3414 E. Douglas Rd., Fort Collins, Colorado, to visit the pumpkin patch.

From 8 a.m. –4 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 29, the school will hold a Book Fair in the gym.

FREEDOM ELEMENTARY

From 5–7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 29, the PTO is hosting a fall festival throughout the school.

JESSUP ELEMENTARY

From 12:45–2:25 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 23, the sixth-graders will take a field trip to Remax Capital Properties, 4000 Central Ave.

From 12:45–2:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 20, the sixth-graders will take a field trip to the Cheyenne Police Station.

HENDERSON ELEMENTARY

Throughout the day on Friday, Oct. 18, a fall festival will be held throughout the school.

ROSSMAN ELEMENTARY

From 5:30–7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 18, PTO will host a Chili Bingo Night in the gym. Admission is $1 and includes dinner, a drink and a Bingo card.

SUNRISE ELEMENTARY

From 8 a.m.–noon, Friday, Oct. 18, the school will host its annual Fun Run at the North Field.

From 5:30–6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 28, the school will host the sixth-grade wax museum in the gym.

MULTIPLE SCHOOLS

Cheyenne Fire Department and Laramie County Fire

Department 1, class safety presentations:

10-18, Davis second graders, 9–10 a.m.

10-18, Davis kindergarten, 10:30–11:30 a.m.

10-18, Pioneer Park kindergarten, 1–2 p.m.

10-18, Davis first graders, 2:30–3:15 p.m.

10-22, Cole first, second and third graders, 9:30–10:30 a.m.

10-22, Lebhart first grade, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

10-29, Henderson second graders, 10:30–11:30 a.m.

10-29, Lebhart second graders, 12:30–1:15 p.