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Air Academy, Colorado College grad wins prestigious 'genius award' for creativity

Colorado Springs science carnival finds new ways to engage children
By: Matt Steiner - 0 Yesterday

Even as the Cool Science Carnival began to wind down late Saturday afternoon, children remained in line at some of the more popular exhibits on the...

AROUND TOWN: CC students create a food rescue nonprofit to fight hunger
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Yesterday

Colorado College students on bikes, towing little trailers, on a special rescue mission. That mission: "A Fresh Way to Fight Hunger, Feed the Hungry,...

Colorado schools expand search for teachers
By: - 0 Sat, Oct 3, 2015

DENVER — About 1,000 freshly minted teachers graduated in Colorado last year with credentials in elementary education.

Genoa-Hugo Elementary...

Colorado Springs grad heard Oregon shooting as he sheltered in adjacent building
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Fri, Oct 2, 2015

Quincy Harding Jr. was waiting for his math class to start Thursday morning when he heard gunshots and screaming at a neighboring building on the...

Public Enemy frontman Chuck D. to lecture in Colorado Springs
By: Lance Benzel - 0 Fri, Oct 2, 2015

Chuck D, author, speaker and legendary frontman for the pioneering rap group Public Enemy, will give a free lecture on the history of hip hop at...

Rubik's Cube an old puzzle thrilling a new generation of Pikes Peak region kids
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Oct 1, 2015

Whether trying to solve the Rubik's Cube beats the fun out of playing video games is a tossup for some Ute Pass Elementary School students.


From breweries to schools, Science Festival will be everywhere in Colorado Springs
By: Matt Steiner - 0 Thu, Oct 1, 2015

Science is coming. Science is coming.

For 10 days, the Pikes Peak region will become one big science center as the 2015 Science Festival takes...

Enrollment gap between largest districts in Pikes Peak region continues to narrow
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Oct 1, 2015

In the land of public education, Thursday is the day schools in Colorado add up how many students are in their seats. State lawmakers use the data to...

Mitchell High student arrested after found with gun while off-campus
By: Ryan Maye Handy - 0 Wed, Sep 30, 2015

A 15-year-old Mitchell High School student was arrested on Wednesday after the student was reported to be carrying a handgun in a holster while off...

Colorado Springs school gets prestigious national award
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Sep 30, 2015

All 568 students at Centennial Elementary School learned the same lesson Tuesday: Hard work pays off.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan...

Colorado College gets high marks for diversity
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Sep 29, 2015

Colorado College has been ranked 65th among the best colleges for diversity nationwide by College Factual, The website...

Republican debate seating draws CU-Boulder student criticism
By: - 0 Mon, Sep 28, 2015

BOULDER — Students at the University of Colorado are demanding more tickets to the Republican presidential candidate debate.

The student...

Space Foundation looking for teachers to strengthen space themes in classrooms
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Sep 28, 2015

Educators around the world are invited to apply to become a Space Foundation Teacher Liaison, a program that helps educators use space themes to...

Two local educators win award for mathematics teaching
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Sep 28, 2015

Two Harrison School District 2 STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) teachers have won the 2015 mathematics teaching award from the...

UCCS working to upgrade veterans center
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sun, Sep 27, 2015

The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will double the size of its center for student veterans next year thanks to a donation.


Manitou Springs students learn they can make a difference during Creek Week
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Sep 25, 2015

Even if you're 5 years old, you can do your part and make a difference.

Kindergartners at Manitou Springs Elementary learned that lesson...

Colorado Springs school's Innovations provides thrills for parents and students
By: Kassondra Cloos - 0 Fri, Sep 25, 2015

Pioneer Elementary School students are too young to drive, but they're certainly old enough to appreciate the cool factor of a Tesla.


13 tickets issued in one Colorado Springs school zone
By: - 0 Fri, Sep 25, 2015

As 8 a.m. approaches, a crosswalk at a southern Colorado school starts to feel like a dangerous place for kids, parents and crossing...

Construction Career Day attracts 600 high school juniors and seniors statewide
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Sep 24, 2015

High school juniors and seniors from across southern Colorado are attending the ninth annual Southern Colorado Construction Career Day Thursday at...

Matching grants available for local college scholarship programs
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Sep 23, 2015

El Paso County has access to $688,361 in scholarships for college from The Colorado Department of Higher Education.

The Colorado Opportunity...

School supply drive helps 550 Colorado Springs-area students
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Sep 22, 2015

More than 550 local students received school supplies collected by Larry H. Miller Dealerships during the month-long “Stuff for Students” school...

Simple living author to do reading, discussion on his latest book
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Sep 22, 2015

Author William Powers will do a reading and discussion on his new book, “New Slow City,” 4-6 p.m. Friday at Colorado College’s Tutt Science Lecture...