More Pikes Peak Parent Articles

  • Kids give first lady sarcastic "thanks" on Twitter

    MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    School kids are giving thanks to first lady Michelle Obama just in time for the holiday — with a sarcastic Twitter hashtag about unappealing school lunches.

  • Affordable gifts for the family

    Published: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    The joys of family during the holidays: the hearth, the history, the thinking that whatever you get them as a gift, they're contractually obligated to like it. That may have worked when you were a kid, rolling in the currency of cuteness, but now that you're all grown up - employed...

  • Grandma Nancy - Grandparenting From Afar

    Nancy Dyson
    Updated: Tue, Nov 18, 2014

    Nancy Dyson has grandchildren in far flung places. She has developed ways to keep in touch even though separated by miles and has offered to share her experience with Gazette Parents on a monthly basis.

  • Little libraries in Colorado Springs serve as real-world hub in a digital age

    Updated: Mon, Nov 17, 2014

    Judge a Little Free Library solely by its cover and odds are you'll assume it's something else. A birdhouse, say, or a fancy mailbox inspired by Pinterest. Like its much larger brick-and-mortar siblings, though, it is a hub for many worlds - literary and literally. "It's about the...

  • Video Game Review - 'Assassin's Creed Unity' brings the French Revolution to life

    Terry Terrones
    Updated: Sun, Nov 16, 2014

    Title: Assassin’s Creed Unity Format: PC, PS4, Xbox One Price: $59.99 Publisher/Developer: Ubisoft ESRB Rating: M (Mature 17+) The Grade: B +  What is it? An action adventure game set in Paris during the French Revolution. “Assassin’s Creed Unity” is the seventh game in the...

  • Holiday cookie contest: Do you have a winning recipe?

    Published: Sun, Nov 16, 2014

    The holiday season is right around the corner, and nothing says holidays quite like fresh-baked cookies. So ignore the frigid temperatures outside and warm up your home with some aromatheraphy from the oven. We're looking for the best holiday cookies. Email your favorite recipe to...

  • Colorado Springs boy accepted for experimental leukemia treatment program

    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    Compared to other kids his age, 11-year-old Aden Knar is bony and sickly looking. He walks hunched over and complains of body aches and pains. He's nauseated and weak. But compared to other children who have cancer, he's like Hercules, says his dad, Mike Knar. "For some reason, he...

  • The City of Light comes to vivid life in 'Assassin's Creed Unity'

    By Terry Terrones -
    Published: Thu, Nov 13, 2014

    The game An action-adventure game set in Paris during the French Revolution. "Assassin's Creed Unity" is the seventh game in the "Assassin's Creed" series, so longtime fans can expect all the experiences they've come to appreciate from this franchise - a sandbox environment, lots of...

  • National Signing Day notes

    Updated: Wed, Nov 12, 2014

    Pine Creek's 'Three Amigos' go separate ways Three volleyball players are splitting up after one heck of a ride. Pine Creek's Kristina Susak is going to Division I South Dakota, Alyssa Brinton is going to Colorado-Colorado Springs and Megan Hamstad made it official that she is...

  • National Signing Day Coverage: List of local athletes expected to sign; share experiences of your student-athlete

    The Gazette
    Updated: Wed, Nov 12, 2014

    Wednesday is National Signing Day and dozens of Colorado Springs area athletes are expected to sign to play college athletics. Feel free to post photos and share experiences of your student-athlete or someone you know signing their national letter intent on the gazettepreps Facebook...