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Park County School District #6

On October 18th, 2022, Cody conservatives held a Lunch Hour Rally — “Pushing back against sexualizing children in K-12 public education.” The event was meant to marshal support to limit certain kinds of content from public schools regarded as overly sexualized, which includes specific books available in school libraries. Representative Rachel Rodriguez-Williams of House District…

The votes have been counted – for nearly every race, incumbents were either reelected or unopposed, which means there aren’t many changes in local and state representation. In an age of increasing political polarization, the 2022 Midterm Election saw record-breaking participation of voters and candidates. The balance of power in the U.S. House and Senate…

After evaluating current traffic and future growth, the future of Big Horn Avenue could be one with multiple traffic signals and pedestrian crossings flanked by roundabouts on either end. A small but invested crowd gathered in the Cody Middle School commons area on Wednesday at 5:15 p.m. This was the first of two public information…

Throughout October, there will be four candidate forums for the six candidates running for the Park County School District #6 Board of Trustees before the Nov. 3 general election. Six candidates are vying for three open positions. Incumbents Brandi Nelson, Cathy Roes, and Karen Schipfmann-Nielson are all seeking an additional term on the board. Their…

The priorities of the candidates for Park County School District #6’s Board of Trustees have been published, as each candidate shared why they want a seat and a say in Cody’s public education. One of the races on the ballot in the 2022 General Election is the Park County School District #6 Board of Trustees.…

Cathy Roes is a trustee on the Park County School Board No. 6 and is also running for re-election.  She spoke about her tenure on the school board, how the pandemic affected students here in Park County, the classified salary schedule and how she gets along with the new Superintendent.

Brandi Nelson, Board Chair for School Board Park County No. 6, is running for re-election as a trustee.  She spoke about how kids are doing in District 6 since the pandemic, how the pandemic affected test scores, and why she is running again.  

Despite troubling national trends in education where thousands of teacher vacancies pose immense challenges for school districts, students, families, and administrators, Park County School District #6 has been fortunate, Superintendent Vernon Orndorff says. According to USA Today, “300,000” teachers left the profession between February 2020 and May 2022, creating a significant labor shortage in public…

A pedestrian crosswalk will be temporarily placed on Big Horn Avenue by Cody Middle School as a possible solution to the dangers children face when crossing the highway – but drivers may not like it. W.Y.D.O.T. announced a three-month pedestrian crosswalk test will be installed before the beginning of the 2022-23 school year in Cody…

Vernon Orndorff, Superintendent of Park County Schools # 6, spoke on SYP today about his role in moving education forward in Park County.  He also addressed the controversial move to ban books in the school library.  The Superintendent spoke about how great the Cody community is and how he wants to forge relationships with lawmakers…


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