More Pikes Peak Parent Articles

  • Academy operates STEM teacher boot camp

    By Michael S. Humphreys Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    As an institution of higher learning - one that specializes in science and engineering - the Air Force Academy embraces its responsibility to prepare young minds for a future in science, technology, engineering and math by opening its classrooms once a year to train teachers. The...

  • Zoo mourns the passing of popular striped skunk

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    Tiger Lilly, a striped skunk who lived at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and traveled across the region to visit schools, retirements and community events died Friday afternoon. She was 8 years old. A release from the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo announced her death. Lilly came to the zoo in...

  • Wahl siblings a bit 'frustrated' by delay but ready to attempt historic swim on Sunday

    By Stephen Hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    Danielle, Devin and Dustin Wahl are delayed in their bid to make history. The Wahls want to become the first three siblings to each swim across the 21-mile English Channel at the same time, but their attempts to swim have been repeatedly put off since Tuesday. "So far the weather...

  • Side Streets: Colorado Springs neighborhood sends messages into future, teaches us about community

    By Bill Vogrin, The Gazette -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    The dining room table in Vic Appugliese's Old North End home is covered with the history of the neighborhood north of downtown Colorado Springs. There are dozens of photos and typed stories of neighbors past and present. On the floor, by the table, is a 6-foot-long PVC tube that...

  • Colorado Springs website encourages kid writers from across the Internet

    By Emily Donovan emily.donovan@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    Children from around the world could be inspired to become writers if a kids writing website gets financial support through a crowdfunding site. KidsAreWriters.com, a website founded by Colorado Springs resident Michelle Lynn Senters, has silly photos and poses questions like "Is...

  • Start early to infuse love of Colorado outdoors

    By LANCE BENZEL lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    The weekend's clear, the weather's cooperating and the mountains are calling. As a parent who loves the outdoors, you want nothing more than to be outside with your children, introducing them to the satisfactions of an afternoon hike in solitude or an evening around the campfire,...

  • Summer Heat Academy gives girls a chance to build confidence, learn about fire service

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    Before she began to perform CPR, Skylar Sypher looked at her sister Taylor for guidance. The two were motioning back at forth to each other, communicating what Skylar needed to do to correctly administer the procedure. Then, the 18-year-old started pumping on a dummy's chest,...

  • Rain to bring Colorado mosquito baby boom

    BY Stephanie Earls stephanie.earls@gazette.com —
    Updated: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    Monsoon-like weather this spring and summer could spell something of a mosquito baby boom in the weeks to come, said El Paso County Public Health supervisor Lee Griffen, who’s experienced a recent uptick in calls from citizens concerned about the insects, which can transmit West Nile...

  • Photos: Sox the Fox wants to be mascot of the year but needs your help

    Joe Paisley
    Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    The annual Mascot Mania contest in minor league baseball is underway and Sox the Fox, the lovable acrobat of Security Service Field, is competing for Pacific Coast League Mascot of the Year. If Sox the Fox wins, he advances to the championship round (Aug. 4-11) against all the league...

  • Add zing to notebooks, store-bought or DIY

    By KIM COOK The Associated Press -
    Published: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    When it's time to start stocking the school backpack, it's easy to grab a stack of plain, boring notebooks. But since kids have to tote these things to and fro every day, why not trade the standard-issue ones for something snazzy and personalized? There are plenty of eye-catching...

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