The Surface Creek Saddle Club will have its annual meeting at the Bank of Colorado in Cedaredge on Tuesday, March 27, at 7 p.m.
Delta County adults who are seeking higher or continuing education are invited to apply for a $1,000 scholarship, offered by Altrusa International of Delta, Inc. The service organization annually awards several scholarships to non-traditional students and to high school students who are members of the Altrusa-sponsored ASTRA Clubs.
LULAC chapters in Delta, Montrose and Olathe are planning a Cinco de Mayo Festival Saturday, May 5. A Monte de Rosas parade is planned at 10 a.m.; the festival will take place in Centennial Plaza from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Vicente Trevino, a senior at Delta High School, placed first at the Western Colorado Regional Science Fair in Grand Junction on Feb. 26. Up to 20 projects, including Trevino's, qualified for the 2018 Colorado Science and Engineering Fair to be held in Fort Collins April 5, 6 and 7.
For the third time in a row, the Casper College livestock judging team has placed in the top five finishers at a national judging show.
The most recent win came at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo where the team was second in horses, second in sheep and goats, second in reasons, and fifth overall.
Paula Strickland, an Elmira College education major from Delta, recently participated in a hands-on simulation with faculty and staff from the Elmira Heights School District, along with the nonprofit organization, Pro Action, to better understand what it's like to live in poverty.
Delta High School's speech and debate team recently competed in the national qualification tournaments. The Congress tournament was hosted at Central High School Feb. 9-10, and the main event tournament was hosted by Grand Junction High School March 2-3.
The Pinnacol Foundation is accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year. The foundation provides scholarships to children whose parents have been injured or killed in work-related accidents, regardless of insurance carrier. The application deadline is April 15.
Lee Marts Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) Post 3571 and its auxiliary recently hosted the District 11 VFW and auxiliary quarterly meeting in Delta. One of the highlights of the meeting was a banquet luncheon honoring the winning students of the Voice of Democracy and Patriots Pen programs from District 11.
Over the past three weeks, nearly 100 Vision Charter Academy (VCA) learners, across three campuses, have participated in Test Prep Winter Carnivals hosted by the VCA staff and Vanguard Parent Association. Through the course of the event, learners rotated stations sharpening skills for the upcoming CMAS, SAT and Dibels tests this spring.
Graduation is just three months away, but some Delta High School seniors are still undecided about post-graduation plans. To provide direction, DHS hosted a "Procrastinator's Fair" that featured six four-year and vocational colleges, as well as the opportunity to explore careers in the military, mechanics, health, emergency services, engineering, construction trades and more.
Performance reports for Colorado teachers and principals released to the public for the first time show the majority of educators in Delta County received evaluation ratings of "effective" or higher.
A total of 88 percent of Colorado teachers and 98 percent in Delta County -- received an overall rating of "effective" or "highly effective" according to the metrics released by the Colorado Department of Education.
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