Middle school to honor veterans Friday

By: Debbie Kelley

Russell Middle School, 3825 E. Montebello Dr. W., will honor active-duty and military veterans with a remembrance and celebration assembly Friday.

The event starts with with a reception at 1:30 p.m.,...

Reform candidates not expected to win a seat in Colorado Springs D-11 race

By: DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com

Money talks, and Tuesday, it spoke to voters in Colorado Springs School District 11.

Two incumbents heavily backed by teachers' unions were re-elected their board seats, and a traditionalist slate mate and...

Lewis-Palmer District 38 sends incumbents back to board

By: Maria St. louis-sanchez maria.sanchez@gazette.com

Voters in Lewis-Palmer School District 38 weren't looking for change on Election Day and returned three incumbents to the board.

Board President Mark Pfoff in District 4, District 5 Director Matthew Clawson...

Early returns show El Paso County school district embraces change

By: ryan maye handy ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com

Voters who were looking for change on the Miami-Yoder School District JT-60 board got it Tuesday night when they elected two new members and rejected re-election bids from both incumbents.

By 9:30 p.m. it...

Fountain-Fort Carson student removed from class after bringing gun to school

By: chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com

A student at Fountain-Fort Carson High School was removed from a classroom Tuesday morning after bringing a handgun to the school, authorities confirmed.

School administrators received a tip about a student...

Electronic field trip on World War II scheduled for Wednesday

By: Debbie Kelley

An electronic field trip will happen Wednesday with two live webcasts at 9 a.m. and noon Mountain Standard Time, to teach today’s students about what it was like to be a student during World War II.


Colorado Springs D-11 opens choice enrollment for 2016-2017 school year

By: Debbie Kelley

Colorado Springs School District 11 is holding a choice enrollment window for the 2016-2017 school year, starting Monday and continuing through Feb. 12.

Parents living within the district boundaries or...

Safety measures increased at 2 Colorado Springs high schools, but parents remain concerned

By: DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com

Safety measures have been stepped up at two local high schools following two recent reports of guns near and on the campus of one and a large-scale fight that brought 54 police units responding to another high...