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  • Emirates police make arrest in stabbing death of teacher with Colorado ties

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Dec 4, 2014

    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Police in the United Arab Emirates have arrested a woman they say is behind the stabbing death of an American teacher and a separate plot to bomb another American's house, a top official said Thursday as authorities moved swiftly to calm fears of...

  • Durham appointed to 5th CD vacancy on Colorado education board

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Dec 4, 2014

    DENVER - A vacancy committee has selected former state Sen. Steve Durham as the newest member of the state Board of Education, replacing Paul Lundeen, who resigned after he won a seat in the state House of Representatives. Durham received 33 of the 53 votes cast at the El Paso County...

  • Nine students win prizes in Michael Garman short story writing contest

    Debbie Kelley
    Updated: Wed, Dec 3, 2014

    Nine local students won prizes in the Second Annual Magic Town Literary Contest, sponsored by The Michael Garman Museum and Gallery in Old Colorado City. This year, 82 children from schools across the region entered the short story writing contest, based on the theme, “Night in Magic...

  • Money Museum hosts open house today for school teachers

    Debbie Kelley
    Published: Wed, Dec 3, 2014

    Teachers from Colorado Springs School District 11 are invited to an open house today, Wednesday, after school at the American Numismatic Association’s Money Museum, 818 N Cascade Ave. Two tours, at 4 p.m. and 5 p.m., of the new gallery exhibit, “Treasures of the Deep” and other...

  • Six Pikes Peak region school districts earn state awards for academic performance

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Dec 3, 2014

    Six local school districts and various schools within those districts received honors from the Colorado Department of Education on Tuesday morning at the agency's headquarters in Denver. The annual awards ceremony recognizes academic excellence, improved performance and other...

  • School holds grand opening for new modular building

    Debbie Kelley
    Updated: Tue, Dec 2, 2014

    Academy for Advanced and Creative Learning, 2510 N. Chestnut St., will hold a grand opening of its new modular building at 8:05 a.m. Friday. The charter school in Colorado Springs School District 11 that caters to gifted learners added another seventh and eighth grade class this...

  • Eastern Colorado student shot, killed near campus

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Dec 2, 2014

    YUMA — Authorities say a 16-year-old eastern Colorado high school student was killed in an accidental shooting near campus. The Sterling Journal-Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/12irBCj ) Jaden Rahm, a sophomore at Yuma High School, was with three friends in a vehicle during lunch...

  • El Paso County GOP to vote on replacement for Lundeen's education board seat

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Dec 2, 2014

    A vacancy committee is scheduled to meet Tuesday night at El Paso County GOP headquarters to select a replacement for State Education Board member Paul Lundeen, who is resigning after winning a seat in the state House of Representatives. Four candidates are expected to be nominated...

  • Local elementary school getting ready for 50th anniversary bash, needs mementos

    Debbie Kelley
    Published: Mon, Dec 1, 2014

    Save the date and help Mountain View Elementary in Academy School District 20 celebrate its 50th anniversary on Jan. 23, 2015. Open house times at the school will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and 3:30-4:30 p.m. An assembly is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Help get the word out to any other former...

  • Two Rampart High School students to be honored

    Debbie Kelley
    Published: Mon, Dec 1, 2014

    Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach will present the Spirit of the Springs Award to two Rampart High School students, Bridger Caicedo and Jenny Yates, at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. The award presentation will be held at City Administration Building, Suite 102, 30 S. Nevada Ave. The students...

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