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  • Colorado teacher fired after lab accident

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Oct 7, 2014

    DENVER — A chemistry teacher has been fired after four students were burned, one seriously, when a fire erupted in a Denver high school chemistry laboratory while the teacher was conducting a demonstration with methanol, a school spokeswoman said Tuesday. A letter was sent to parents...

  • Play about Columbine shooting to open in New York

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Oct 7, 2014

    NEW YORK — A play about the Columbine High School massacre written from the perspective of the two teen shooters will make its world premiere in New York next month, penned by a playwright who was 9 at the time of the killings and calls it "a watershed moment." Nathaniel Sam...

  • Group protests closure of Colorado College kitchen

    Stacie Scott
    Updated: Mon, Oct 6, 2014

    Colorado College students and community members spoke out Sunday against the closing of the community kitchen in Shove Memorial Chapel, scheduled for Nov. 16, outside the chapel. The Colorado College Community Kitchen Club, located in the Shove Memorial Chapel, has served a hot, free...

  • Colorado parents upset over school cafeteria noise rules

    Associated Press
    Published: Mon, Oct 6, 2014

    ASPEN — Parents in Aspen are upset after elementary school administrators put strict limits on noise in the cafeteria. Students at Aspen Elementary School have been told that loud talking and noises are prohibited and administrators will blow whistles if students violate the rules....

  • CSU vows to punish any students in rowdy crowd

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Oct 6, 2014

    FORT COLLINS — Colorado State University says it will help police identify any of its students who may have been part of a rowdy crowd at a house party near campus. Police say they encountered a crowd of 300 or 400 people late Saturday night, with some of them throwing bottles at...

  • 'America's Got Talent' star Miguel Dakota comes home to alma mater a winner

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Oct 5, 2014

    The last time 22-year-old Miguel Dakota performed at Lewis-Palmer High School was during a "battle of the bands" competition in his senior year. His band lost. On Friday, when the "America's Got Talent" finalist made a surprise appearance at his alma mater's homecoming assembly, it...

  • People flock to UCCS for Japanese cultural experience

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Oct 4, 2014

    The sound of swords slicing through the air was deafening compared to the tranquility of the audience. Sensei John Martin led the demonstration watched by hundreds of people in an auditorium at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Saturday was the Japanese Cultural...

  • Fate of Colorado College program to feed homeless sparks debate

    By jakob rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    A 22-year-old Colorado College program enlisting students to cook food every week for the homeless will serve its last meal Nov. 16. Amid grumbling concerns from past and present students, CC officials plan to end the venerable Community Kitchen in six weeks to make way for another...

  • Colorado school board vote doesn't appease critics

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    GOLDEN — Students, parents and teachers in suburban Denver vow to continue demonstrating against a school board's new conservative majority after it refused to back off plans to review Advanced Placement U.S. history courses for what some see as anti-American content. The Jefferson...

  • Suburban Denver school board won't back off history class review, more protests planned

    By Colleen Slevin, Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    GOLDEN — A suburban Denver school board refused to back off plans to review U.S. history courses for what some see as anti-American content, despite waves of protest from students and parents who accused the new conservative majority of trying to indoctrinate children politically. A...

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