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  • AROUND TOWN: Historic Day Nursery's 117th anniversary

    By Linda Navarro, The Gazette, linda.navarro@gazette.com
    Published: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    Passers-by often wonder about the huge Tudor building at the corner of Rio Grande and Tejon streets. An old church turned school? A mining baron's mansion?

  • UCCS' Janice Gould named Pikes Peak Poet Laureate

    by linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    Janice Gould, associate professor of Women's and Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, has been named 2014-16 Pikes Peak Poet Laureate. The Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region made the announcement Thursday. "I'm honored, very pleased, and looking...

  • Education consortium holds logo contest for students

    by name Newspaper -
    Published: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    The k2i STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Consortium is holding a logo contest for Pikes Peak region middle and high school students. The group of businesses and educators works together to promote STEM education, from kindergarten to the workforce. The logo must be...

  • Free online course helps parents of teen drivers

    by name Newspaper -
    Published: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    A free online course for parents to help their teens become safer drivers is available at www.COTeenDriver.com. The Colorado Teen Driving Alliance created the new resource. Parents will learn how they can limit their teen's risks while driving by enforcing safe driving practices and...

  • UCCS to host 31st Colorado Mathematical Olympiad

    by name Newspaper -
    Published: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    For the 31st year, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will host the Colorado Mathematical Olympiad. An expected 400 middle and high school students from around the state will spend the morning of April 25 at the competition. Students are given four hours to complete five...

  • Pinnacol Foundation offers scholarships

    by name Newspaper -
    Published: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    The Pinnacol Foundation is accepting applications for scholarships for children whose parents have been seriously injured or killed in work-related accidents, regardless of insurance carrier. The deadline to apply for the 2014-2015 school year is April 15. The average scholarship is...

  • Columbine family member given trespassing ticket near memorial

    Associated Press -
    Updated: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    LITTLETON — Officials at Roxborough State Park have agreed to refund a $50 trespassing ticket given to a woman and her husband while they were visiting a memorial to their cousin who was killed in the Columbine High School massacre. Rhonda Haggerty's cousin, Kyle Velasquez, was...

  • The search is on for a new superintendent for one local school district

    by Debbie Kelley debbie.kelley@gazette.com
    Published: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    Cripple Creek-Victor School District RE-1 will start the process of selecting a new superintendent today. At 4 p.m., staff will meet with a representative from the Colorado Association of School Boards to discuss ideas on what the district should look for when seeking candidates....

  • $10 prom dress sale to benefit Colorado Springs' Urban Peak

    by Debbie Kelley debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    More than 300 prom dresses in a variety of colors and styles that have been around the dance floor a few times are prepping for another date. In what's being called one of those "win-win" situations, the donated pre-worn prom dresses will be sold for $10 each on Saturday, and all...

  • 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...

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