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Debbie Kelley

Education Reporter

Debbie Kelley has covered nearly every subject at The Gazette, including news, religion, business, real estate, the energy industry, health care, nonprofits, fashion, home and garden and county government. Her career also has encompassed writing greeting cards, speeches, annual reports, and technical trade and magazine articles. Her two kids have taught her a lot about education and life in general, including this kernel of wisdom, “Mom, not everything is a lesson.”

The popular Los Angeles-based band, the Mowgli's perform at Widefield Elementary in Widefield on Thursday April 28, 2016. Third, fourth and fifth grade students from the school sung the song, "I'm Good", along with the group. The song spreads a positive message of acceptance and goodwill, supporting the school's anti-bullying campaign. The band was in town to perform at Raukus, a club on North Academy Blvd. Carol Lawrence, The Gazette
Rampart High School raised more than $53,000 for society this year through Pasta for Pennies, a program in which students donate their spare change.
Rampart High School raised more than $53,000 for society this year through Pasta for Pennies, a program in which students donate their spare change. (Facebook, Rampart High School)
Steve Janke, Professor of Mathematics and author of his second book "Mathematical Structures for Computer Graphics."
Liberty High School's theater troupe will combine fundraising and entertainment with this weekend's performance of the musical "Cats." Photo by Steven Skelcey.