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Hedonic Index Passed

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The Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Education Committee passed the new school finance measure that includes a controversial new way for paying salary costs.  The committee approved a regional cost adjustment that uses what is called a hedonic wage index which takes into account a variety of cost factors where a district is located.  The model would cost Teton County … Continue Reading

Dogs Banned From Schoolgrounds

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Irresponsible pet owners have led the Teton County School District to ban all dogs, whether leashed or not, to be on school grounds.  That includes athletic fields, playgrounds and other outdoor school areas.  Facilities Director Kevin Thibeault explains … Continue Reading

Pay Index Change Could Hurt TCSD

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The Wyoming Legislature’s Education Committee begins a two day meeting today in Cheyenne prior to the full legislature’s so-called “short session.”  Among the items to be considered for introduction during the session is the Hedonic Index which Representative Keith Gingery says … Continue Reading

Closures for MLK Day

January 16, 2012 Teton County, Teton County Schools, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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It’s Martin Luther King, Jr Day – also known as Equality Day in Wyoming, and that means town and county offices and facilities are closed for the holiday.  County offices including the Teton County Trash Transfer Station and Recycling Center office will be closed to the public. However, as always, outdoor recycling bins at the Recycling Center are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Teton County Library is also closed.  The day is also  a school holiday.

Speech Team Lands Another 1st

January 16, 2012 Teton County, Teton County Schools, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The Jackson Hole High School Speech and Debate Team earned their fifth first place finish of the season at the Kelly Walsh Invitational, held over the weekend in Casper. Jackson scored 29 cumulative points as compared to 28 points scored collectively by the other six 3-A schools entered.  Despite all the first place finishes, Coach Londe Gagnon says the full team has not yet traveled to any of the events.  The team travels this coming weekend to Worland.

School Board Considers Alcohol Wands

January 5, 2012 Jackson Hole, Teton County Schools, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The first reading on a proposed policy on alcohol sensor devices used to detect underage drinking was heard last night at a special Teton County School District Workshop. At the request of parents, the Teton County School Board has been drafting a new policy involving alcohol wands to be used … Continue Reading

Major Speech Meet Planned

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Jackson Hole High School’s Speech and Debate team is preparing for its annual invitational speech tournament early next month.  Typically, says team coach Mark Hauser, approximately 12 schools attend from throughout the state.  That, says Hauser, provides not only a wonderful opportunity for the students to compete against each other, but … Continue Reading

Broncs Play Holiday Basketball

December 30, 2011 Teton County, Teton County Schools, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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In Holiday basketball action, Jackson Hole Bronc Boys were bested by Evanston73 to 49 while the girls were defeated 40 to 26.  Evanston is a 4A team while Jackson is 3A.  The games were played Wednesday in Evanston.

Jackson Student Nominated

December 21, 2011 Jackson Hole, Teton County Schools, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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A Jackson student has been nominated for admission to two US military academies.  Senator Mike Enzi last week announced the nomination of a total of 18 Wyoming students for admission to service academies.  Among them is … Continue Reading

TC Students Benefit From Fed. Grant

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Teton County was one of only five school districts in Wyoming awarded the School Improvement Grant, which is designated for districts and schools that have either a high percentage or high number of low-income students. Districts were only allowed … Continue Reading

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