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Middle and high school math competition comes to Colorado Springs

Program to cover everything there is to know about joining a sorority
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, May 15, 2017

Thinking about joining a sorority in college?

Graduating female high school seniors and their parents can learn all about Greek life at a...

Harrison High 'stomping out suicide'
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Apr 26, 2017

Teen girls involved with the Women's Resource Agency's Intercept Girls on FIRE (Fearlessly Inspiring Results through Empowerment) held a day-long...

Coloradans encouraged to wear collegiate apparel on College Friday
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Apr 12, 2017

It’s time to dust off the old collegiate jersey or T-shirt.

April 21th is the annual College Friday observance in Colorado, as proclaimed by...

Nation's third-best online education degree program is close to home
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Apr 12, 2017

Regis University ranks third best on the list of “30 Best Online Bachelor’s in Elementary Education Degrees for 2017,” which College Choice released...

Used instrument drive successful, in need of donations for repairs
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Apr 10, 2017

This year’s Bringing Music to Life Instrument Drive was the most successful since the program started in 2014, according to tallies. 


New summer volunteer opportunity starts for teens who love nature
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Apr 10, 2017

Outgoing teens who love the outdoors have a new volunteer opportunity this summer: talking about nature to Fountain Creek Nature Center...

Colorado Springs university makes 'Best Online MBA Degrees' list
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Apr 7, 2017

The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs ranks 42nd on this year's "5o Best Online MBA Degrees," list released this week by College Choice, a...

Wounded Warrior Scholarship applications being accepted
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Apr 5, 2017

For the 10th year, Colorado Technical University is accepting applications for its Wounded Warrior Scholarship.

The university offers...

6 Colorado Springs students will receive Girl Scouts' highest honor
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Apr 5, 2017

Six local high school students are among 28 Colorado Girl Scouts who will receive the 2016-2017 Gold Award, the organization’s highest honor.


Middle school teachers sought for pilot test on body systems
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Apr 3, 2017

Biological Sciences Curriculum Study, a national center for science education research and development headquartered in Colorado Springs, is looking...

Widefield, Peyton recognized for innovative manufacturing, construction training
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Mar 28, 2017

Widefield School District 3 and Peyton School District 23-JT received Honorable Mention for the 2017 Magna Awards presented at the recent National...

School district honored for pioneering uses of technology
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Mar 21, 2017


 School district honored for pioneering uses of technology


Colorado Springs School District 11 again has been...

Youth Action Day focuses on HIV awareness, art project
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Mar 16, 2017

The 2017 Colorado Youth Matter’s Youth Action event will be held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 9, and Monday, April 10, at the Colorado State...

Colorado Springs teacher wins 'National Educator of the Year' for speech and debate
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Mar 9, 2017

Air Academy High School English teacher Renee Motter has been named “2017 National Educator of the Year” by the National Speech & Debate...

Tickets to hear Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott speak still available
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Mar 8, 2017

Tickets are still available for Colorado Springs Christian Schools’ annual fundraiser dinner featuring Hillary Scott, of the band Lady...

Widefield High student recognized for National Speech & Debate accomplishment
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Mar 6, 2017

Widefield High School student Kylie Almeida was one of six national finalists selected out of 140,000 students for this year’s Exemplary Student...

Students of parents hurt in work-related accidents can apply for scholarship
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Mar 6, 2017

The Pinnacol Foundation, which provides scholarships to children whose parents have been injured or killed in work-related accidents, regardless of...

Local charter school guru to be honored Friday
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Feb 28, 2017

Colorado Early Colleges Administrator Keith King will be recognized Friday for his...

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.”