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Education Briefs

The nursing program at Colorado Mountain College’s Roaring Fork Campus is offering two informational, one-hour meetings, one at noon, and one at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, in the Calaway Academic Center at CMC’s Spring Valley Center (3000 County Road 114, Glenwood Springs). The director of nursing and administrative staff will be available to answer questions and assist prospective students in the nursing application process.

For more information, call 947-8257.

The Waldorf School on the Roaring Fork will host a public lecture titled “Why Waldorf Works” from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14. Verita Carden, a Waldorf graduate and current Waldorf teacher, will offer a perspective on the value of a Waldorf education.

The Waldorf School on the Roaring Fork is an independent pre-k through eighth-grade school located 1⁄2 mile upvalley of the Catherine Store on old Highway 82.

For more information, call Julie at 963-1960 or visit

Ross Montessori School, a pre-K through eighth grade public charter school, invites the community to a Parent Ed Night, “The Prepared Environment ” Guiding Students to Independence,” from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14. Teachers from each grade level will give presentations in their classrooms, and parents will have the opportunity to see Maria Montessori’s philosophy in action. Ross Montessori is located at 407 Merrill Ave. in Carbondale.

For more information, call 963-7199.

The Colorado Rocky Mountain School will host its annual Harvest/Sustainability Dinner at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15. The all-school formal dinner will comprise food grown from the school’s gardens and orchards, with an after-dinner program on sustainability.

This year, the CRMS garden has harvested 183 pounds of zucchini, 230 pounds of apricots and 165 pounds of onions. The evening’s menu includes: onion rings, dilly beans and pickles, potato leek soup, garden salad, veggie and meat potpie with potato crust, raspberry and apple crumble and more.

For more information, call 963-2562, ext. 133.

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