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The public is invited to the Colorado Rocky Mountain School Student Band Concert and Art Show. Both events are free.

The CRMS Student Band Concert will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, in the CRMS Barn. The student art show will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, at the CRMS Barn. CRMS art students will display their final projects.

Please contact Lisa Raleigh, director of communications, with any questions at lraleigh@crms.org or 963-2562.



The Coal Ridge High School soccer team is sponsoring a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for the Emily Johnson Benefit Fund, to be held from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, at CRHS. Donations are being accepted for the Emily Johnson Benefit Fund at the Alpine Bank in Glenwood Springs.

For more information, contact Diane at 876-2206.



“Celebrations Around the World,” Sopris Elementary’s first-grade program, will be held at 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10. It will have a multicultural focus on various holidays across many nations.

Bookcliff Conservation District is honored to announce the new Norman H. Hunt Memorial Scholarship for high school seniors residing in the Bookcliff Conservation District.

Norm Hunt served on the Bookcliff Conservation District board for 14 years, contributing countless hours and was instrumental in receiving several grants to assist the water users in the Silt Water Conservancy District. Norm was invaluable to the landowners of the Bookcliff District and will be missed.

High school seniors in Parachute, Rifle, Silt or New Castle entering into a career related to conservation, call the district office at 945-5494, ext. 105, for more information or an application.

High school seniors seeking to attend college in fall 2009 are encouraged to contact Computers for Kids, which has been named an official Daniels Scholarship Referral Agency.

The Daniels Fund will award a projected 300 Daniels Scholarships in the spring to graduating high school seniors. Students may use their scholarship at any two- or four-year accredited nonprofit U.S. college or university with an intention to complete a bachelor’s degree.

Referral agencies are high schools and youth serving organizations responsible for finding and nominating eligible candidates for the Daniels Scholarship. Each agency receives a limited number of nominations for candidates who demonstrate financial need, strength of character, academic promise, leadership potential and other qualities.

The deadline for applying for the Daniels Scholarship is Dec. 10, and students must have already completed either the SAT or ACT test. For information, please contact Kirsten McDaniel at 963-7259.


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