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Park County School District #6

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers discussed what to do about a $300 million annual K-12 education shortfall amid ongoing reluctance to raise or impose new taxes. The budgetary concerns before the Joint Revenue Committee on Monday follow a decade of sharply falling state revenue, the Wyoming Tribune Eagle reported. A major factor in the…

Park County School District #6 has confirmed that two staff members tested positive, but there is “no intention of going back” to mandatory masks in Cody. Park County School District #6 Superintendent Peg Monteith confirmed that two staff at Cody Middle School tested positive for COVID-19. Their positions in the school have not been disclosed.…

A new Cody nonprofit is hoping to raise money in support of firearms training for school employees. Bill Tallen, retired federal law enforcement officer, and Woody Wilkerson, Park Six Sentinels board member, discussed the group Wednesday morning on KODI’s “Speak Your Piece with Darian Dudrick.” The goal of the Sentinels, a 501(c)(3), is to cover…

The State of Wyoming approved a mask variance for all Cody schools – but students, staff, and visitors still need to wear masks in certain spaces and places. Cody students and teachers can now choose to go to class without a mask. Park County Public Health Officer Dr. Aaron Billin announced the variance, requested by…

After months of discussion and bidding, the Cody school district unanimously voted to accept a sizeable bid for the 20th Street building and property. The Park County School District #6 April 20 board meeting was full of potent topics. Much of the discussion centered around voting to request a mask variance for all K-12 schools…

The Park County School District #6 Board of Trustees applaud the strength of staff and students but agree it’s time to ask for maskless classrooms in Cody. During a routine meeting of the Board of Trustees, there was anticipation in the board room. This stemmed from two items on the board’s agenda: the survey results…

Cody schools may soon ask the state to make faces something that isn’t covered in the K-12 curriculum after receiving considerable input from the community. As the number of COVID-19 cases declines throughout Wyoming, Park County School District #6 decided to ask the question: is it time for Cody kids and teachers to go maskless?…

Three-quarters of the community want Cody schools to request that face-mask restrictions be lifted, according to a survey. Park County School District No. 6 Superintendent Peg Monteith discussed the survey during the weekly “School Talk” segment Thursday morning on KODI’s “Daybreak with Darian Dudrick.” Park 6 sent out a survey this week to stakeholders, asking…

Park County School District #6 considers requesting a variance to the state’s public health order, making masks voluntary in Cody schools. A message was sent via text message on Tuesday afternoon to parents in the Cody school district: Park #6 Schools:: Good Afternoon Park 6 Parents/Guardians, The Wyoming Department of Health has just released the…

Cody High School’s prom is expected to return to normal, while this year’s graduation ceremony could be held outside. Monday morning on KODI’s “Speak Your Piece with Darian Dudrick,” Park County School District No. 6 Superintendent Peg Monteith was happy to report the Cody school year continues to roll along after swirling uncertainty last fall…


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