More Carol McGraw Articles

  • Colorado Springs-area student earns spot at prestigious science fair (plus list of state winners)

    by carol mcgraw carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Updated: 44 min ago

    Parents of science fair participants everywhere will undoubtedly commiserate with Ellie Thompson when she jokes that "sometimes it's a little scary." For several years, her son, Matthew Hileman, has been working on an ion propulsion system in the family basement as part of his...

  • Colorado Springs teacher goes public with reasons for resignation

    by Carol McGraw carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    A poignant resignation letter that Colorado Springs teacher Pauline Hawkins wrote and posted on her blog Monday talks about her love of teaching and the pride she has in her students, colleagues, school and district. And yet, she writes that she is resigning her post after 11 years...

  • Feline fans vie to be cats' forever family

    by carol MCGraw carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Apr 8, 2014

    The celebrity mousers are doing just fine, thank you. And soon they'll be going to new homes. The cats in question, Stewie and Capone, have been the center of much attention because of their bad luck and subsequent rescues by two animal shelters. Their fans have been asking about...

  • Rescued Pueblo kitten stars at Camp Whiskers and Wags in Colorado Springs

    by cAROL MCGRAW carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -by name the gazette -
    Updated: Tue, Mar 25, 2014

    Stewie, a 6-month-old kitten, is known as a survivor. He was rescued from a home where another kitten was allegedly killed by a Pueblo resident who goes on trial in June on charges of aggravated animal cruelty. On Tuesday, Stewie took on the role of celebrity teacher at the Pikes...

  • Number of Colorado kids living in poverty continues to rise, report says

    by carol mcgraw carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Mar 25, 2014

    More Colorado kids were living in poverty in 2012 than during the worst part of the economic downturn, reflecting that some families continue to struggle, said Sarah Hughes, research director for the Colorado Children's Campaign. While the state has made improvements in education and...

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