Five Things you maybe didn't know about Riverton Schools

(Riverton, Wyo.) - In the news this week are five things that were reported on at the Riverton School Board meeting that perhaps its patrons don't know about, until you read this. that is. • The Glass Art Class of Marianne Vinich has been commissioned to create a large glass wall of "Steamboat" - the iconic image of the Wyoming Cowboy on our license plates. The work will be placed permanently in the Governor's residence in Cheyenne. Work will start on the project this school term and finish up next fall. The piece will be eight feet tall. • How much does it take to furnish a new school? How about $173,282.52. That was the total of Fixture, Furniture, and Equipment bids awarded this week. • For the first time ever, Riverton High School students surpassed their counterparts at Lander Valley High School in the number of credits earned from the Central Wyoming College BOCHES Dual and Concurrent credit programs. RHS students surpassed 2,000 credit hours this past year compared to Lander Valley's 1,857 student credits. • Wyoming High School Activities Association "Good Sportsmanship Awards" were earned by RHS Boys Soccer players Reed Axthelm and Grant Hosking. • The Rendezvous Elementary Parents group awarded $1,000 to the new Willow Creek Elementary and $500 each to Ashgrove and Jackson schools' respective parent groups as Willow Creek will open this fall and Rendezvous will send its third-grade students to those three schools. The Aspen Park parents group also received $500 from Rendezvous. *#county10 #news *