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Debbie Kelley

Education Reporter

Debbie Kelley has written about nearly every topic at The Gazette, from religion and business to the energy industry, health care and home and garden. She currently specializes in education issues.

Sixth-grader Erikka Williams adds her painted handprint to the pillar at the bottom of the stairs leading to the music classrooms at North Middle School as seventh-grader Becca Frazer and the school’s community liaison Marilyn Eggleston watch Tuesday, May 22, 2018. The school’s Leadership Club painted the lower walls of the staircase to brighten the  Colorado Springs school. Eggleston, who worked at Ivywild School for 26 years until it closed in 2009, was responsible for the student murals in the bathrooms of the 1916 school that is now home to Bristol Brewery and Pub and, the Principal’s Office and other businesses. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Sixth-grader Erikka Williams adds her painted handprint to the pillar at the bottom of the stairs leading to the music classrooms at North Middle School as seventh-grader Becca Frazer and the school's community liaison Marilyn Eggleston watch Tuesday, May 22, 2018. The school's Leadership Club painted the lower walls of the staircase to brighten the Colorado Springs school. Eggleston, who worked at Ivywild School for 26 years until it closed in 2009, was responsible for the student murals in the bathrooms of the 1916 school that is now home to Bristol Brewery and Pub and, the Principal's Office and other businesses. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Woodland Park High School. (Google)
AIR FORCE GRADUATION
Retiring Superintedent Jed Bowman stands on stage to congratulate graduates at the 2018 Woodland Park High School commencement ceremony at Pikes Peak Center in Colorado Springs on Friday, May 25, 2018. (Photo by Kelsey Brunner, The Gazette)
CSCS 2018 GRADUATION
Virginia, left, and Katharine McGrath twin sisters and co-valedictorians hug a fellow graduation after their commencement from Colorado Springs Christian School that was held at the Rocky Mountain Calvary Chapel on Friday May 25, 2018 in Colorado Springs.
School District 11 superintendent Dr. Nicholas Gledich greets graduates after they received their diploma during 2018 Palmer High School graduation ceremony Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at The Broadmoor World Arena. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Team USA skeleton bobsled athlete and aspiring Olympian Stephen Garbett led SKyway Elementary students on their final lap in this year's The Sky is the Limit marathon challenge. Photo by Debbie Kelley
Former science teacher and gardening curriculum developer Delores Higgins helps student Jordan Bailey with Wednesday's lesson plan. Photo by Debbie Kelley
Colorado College
Colorado College commencement ceremonies were held on the Armstrong Quadrangle on Monday, May 21, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)
CSAP scores
5th graders at Soaring Eagles Elementary School walk past a Harrison School District 2 sign while making their way to a math lab on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2006. (Gazette file photo)