Debbie Kelley

Education Reporter

  • Coronado High's robotics team gearing up for world championships

    Updated: Tue, Apr 14, 2015

    Cougars Gone Wired, Coronado High School’s Robotics Team, is gearing up for the April 22-25 FIRST World championship, an international robotics competition held in St. Louis, Mo. This year’s student-led team of 68 students won two recent awards. The U.S. FIRST Robotics Competition...

  • Deadline nearing for arts scholarship

    Published: Tue, Apr 14, 2015

    The deadline for graduating Manitou Springs high school students to apply for the annual Commonwheel scholarship for excellence in the arts is April 24. The scholarship is given each spring to a student who exemplifies dedication to the arts; visual, musical or theatrical....

  • Three local teams take first in Winter Guard competition

    Updated: Tue, Apr 14, 2015

    Three local teams won their divisions in the state Winter Guard competition held April 4 in Denver. Rampart High School won the Scholastic A Division. Air Academy High School won the National Scholastic A Division. Both schools are in Academy School District 20. Rampart also...

  • PPCC to move Falcon campus closer to D-49 high schools in effort to increase enrollment

    Updated: Sun, Apr 12, 2015

    Pikes Peak Community College is relocating its Falcon campus east of Colorado Springs and will add courses in the fall geared toward high school students in Falcon School District 49. "It's a win-win for us and the school district. The location is a great fit," said Allison Cortez,...

  • Bottom line: 94-year-old tax preparer still in top form

    Updated: Sat, Apr 11, 2015

    Every year when tax time rolls around clients ask accountant Dawn Mulhern the same question: "Can I call you next year?" Every year, she gives the same answer: "If I'm perfectly capable and able to do a good job, I'll do it." Her caveat makes sense, considering that Mulhern is a...

  • Colorado College student awarded Fulbright scholarship

    Published: Fri, Apr 10, 2015

    Annaliese Schroeder, a senior at Colorado College and the daughter of Neil and Sandy Schroeder of Colorado Springs, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship. Schroeder, a 2011 graduate of the Cate School in Carpinteria, Calif., and an economics major at CC, will spend the next academic...

  • Woodland Park firm handles media onslaught for woman whose unborn baby was cut from womb

    Updated: Fri, Apr 10, 2015

    Media interest in the horrific fetal abduction a Colorado woman experienced last month continues to span the globe, and a local public relations firm is handling the glut of inquiries from journalists who want to tell her story. Hundreds of news outlets, including the BBC, Telemundo...

  • Sriracha adds fire to other productsSpring fever means it's time to scratch that gardening itch

    Published: Wed, Apr 8, 2015

  • School district to host teacher job fair

    Updated: Tue, Apr 7, 2015

    Harrison School District 2 is hosting a teacher job fair April 18 at The Zalman Center, which is adjacent to Harrison High School at 2755 Janitell Road. The event will run 8-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-3 p.m. Openings are available in elementary, middle and high schools, and various levels...

  • College honor students tackle privacy, security in digital age during competition

    Updated: Tue, Apr 7, 2015

    The Honors Program at Colorado State University-Pueblo will host more than 200 college honor students and faculty advisors at the Third Annual Rocky Mountain Honors Council Honors Student Symposium, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. April 18 in the Occhiato University Center. It is the first time...

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