Class Notes for Oct. 12 |

Class Notes for Oct. 12

Lowell Whiteman School plans Desert Week trips

More than 130 Lowell Whiteman School students will spend today through Friday on field trips across Utah and Colorado as part of the school’s annual Desert Week. The high school students will focus on environmental stewardship, camping, character, leadership, navigation, endurance, community, cooperation and communication.

Students will be divided among six different trips, including kayaking in Utah’s Green River and mountaineering in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.

Library hosts party for annual Teen Read Week

Today through Saturday is Teen Read Week, an annual event sponsored by the American Library Association that encourages teens to read just for the fun of it. The Bud Werner Memorial Library invites all teens ages 12 to 18 to a Teen Read Week Kickoff Party on Monday, with activities and fun throughout the day. From 5 to 6 p.m. students can eat pizza and talk with friends about the teens’ top 10 nominated books.

The library also will offer amnesty for any overdue fines teens may have, as long as they visit the library during the week.

Visit, or call 879-0240.

Hands graduates from School of Mines to drives

Jonmichael P. Hands, a 2003 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, graduated from the Colorado School of Mines in Golden in May and has accepted an engineering position with Sun Microsystems. Hands works with the Storage Systems Product Group, which develops networking solutions and hard drive arrays for storage networks.

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Hayden School Board to convene Wednesday

The Hayden School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the board meeting room at the Hayden School District Offices.

The agenda includes approval of a snow removal bid and a district improvement team membership. The board will also discuss personnel matters regarding the hiring of classified staff and substitute teachers.