Education Briefs

Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

The staff and students of Roy Moore Elementary in Silt will be having a goodbye celebration to share memories of the school before moving to the new Cactus Valley Elementary. All former staff, students, and parents are invited to join the school at 2:50 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17, in the gym.

Cactus Valley Elementary will be having an informal open house all day Tuesday, Jan. 8. Students will have their first day in the new school Wednesday, Jan. 9, and the formal open house will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10.

Colorado Mountain College’s Roaring Fork campus is now registering students for the spring semester, with most classes starting the week of Jan. 14.

This semester, the campus will offer new classes in art, such as Art of Mosaic and Advanced Painting for Professionals. Also offered this spring is a new series of one-day business workshops geared toward building a small business into a profitable enterprise. The campus offers a host of tried-and-true favorites such as Photoshop, yoga and fitness classes, foreign languages, CPR and acting.

Individuals interested in backcountry winter safety can take level one and level two avalanche safety courses, both of which provide hands-on opportunities to evaluate snow hazards and practice rescue techniques. These courses include classroom lectures as well as field days, and are taught in accord with the guidelines of the American Avalanche Association.

Students who have taken classes at CMC within the past 10 months can sign up by mail, phone or fax, or online at Students new to CMC’s Roaring Fork Campus and those who have not taken classes within the past 10 months need to register in person at the Lappala Center in Carbondale, the Glenwood Center or the Spring Valley Center. Call 945-7481 for more information.

Lauren Maggiore (Glenwood Springs High School Class of 2004) was recently initiated into Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society of University of Colorado-Boulder, College of Arts and Sciences. This is the oldest and most widely known academic honor and advocacy for excellence in the liberal arts and sciences.

She is the daughter of Linda Maggiore of Glenwood Springs.

Colorado Rocky Mountain School is hosting an admission reception at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, at 4159 Crystal Bridge Drive in Carbondale. This is a chance for local families to meet with admission representatives and current parents, and learn more about this Carbondale college-preparatory day and boarding school. Call 963-2562 or e-mail to RSVP.

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