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2 Colorado students charged after threatening Facebook posts

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GREELEY — Two students are facing charges after making threats about shootings at Greeley schools.

The Tribune reports that the threats spread...

Supreme Court to hear Douglas County student case

By: - 0 Fri, Sep 30, 2016

DENVER - €” The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case brought by a couple who claim the Douglas County School District didn't provide their...

Southeast Colorado Springs school gets prestigious national award for a second time
Southeast Colorado Springs school gets prestigious national award for a second time

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 1 hr ago

Being named a National Blue Ribbon School once is sweet. Twice is like a sundae topped with whole jarful of cherries.

"I've got a team of...

Annual school funding 'count day' accounts for Rosh Hashanah
Annual school funding 'count day' accounts for Rosh Hashanah

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 15 hr ago

For the first time, a major religious holiday is coming into play under a 2012 Colorado law governing the official student count day.

Normally...

Comments about UCCS sought for accreditation renewal
Comments about UCCS sought for accreditation renewal

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 20 hr ago

In preparation for a November visit from the Higher Learning Commission, a regional higher education accrediting agency, the University of Colorado...

Authorities: School shooter killed father before rampage
Authorities: School shooter killed father before rampage

By: - 0 22 hr ago

A law enforcement officer says two students and a teacher have been wounded and flown to hospitals after a shooting at a South Carolina...

Mitchell High football game to honor military
Mitchell High football game to honor military

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Sep 28, 2016

It’s Military Appreciation Night Thursday at Mitchell High School’s home football game against Cheyenne Mountain High at Garry Berry Stadium, 2115...

Cheyenne Mountain parents aren't alone in having issue with school dress codes; Falcon cheerleader parent voices concern
Cheyenne Mountain parents aren't alone in having issue with school dress codes; Falcon cheerleader parent voices concern

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Sep 28, 2016

After hearing impassioned pleas from students saying the dress code and enforcement practices in Cheyenne Mountain School District 12 are...

Cybersecurity education coming to several Colorado Springs high schools

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Sep 28, 2016

Coming soon to local high school classrooms: Learning the basics of cybersecurity - measures to protect electronic data from unauthorized access and...

Northern Colorado police investigate clown threats targeting schools
Northern Colorado police investigate clown threats targeting schools

By: - 0 Wed, Sep 28, 2016

The Greeley Police Department is investigating a series of threats to students and others, some involving fake Facebook...

Burglary investigation prompts lock down near Colorado Springs schools
Burglary investigation prompts lock down near Colorado Springs schools

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Tue, Sep 27, 2016

Doherty High School, Sabin Middle School and Carver and Penrose elementary schools were on lock down Tuesday afternoon as police investigated a...

Pikes Peak Community College nursing program to hold accreditation review

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Tue, Sep 27, 2016

Pikes Peak Community College will host a site review for the continuing accreditation of its associate degree in nursing program.

The meeting...

Schools sued after 12-year-old's suicide
Schools sued after 12-year-old's suicide

By: - 0 Tue, Sep 27, 2016

More than a year after 12-year-old Kennis Cady died by suicide, her parents are suing the East Rochester school district over its alleged failure to...

Two Colorado Springs schools receive grants to boost healthy programs

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Sep 26, 2016

Two Harrison School District 2 elementary schools, Turman and Centennial, have received an Action for Healthy Kids Game On grant for this school...

Air Force Academy a popular choice for students

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Sep 26, 2016

The United States Air Force Academy vaulted from 33nd place to second on an annual ranking using data students submitted on their top choices of...

Being 'dress coded' spurs student to lead protest in Colorado Springs
Being 'dress coded' spurs student to lead protest in Colorado Springs

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Sep 26, 2016

The stress of getting their eighth-grade daughter up, ready and out the door in time for school has ratcheted up a few notches recently in the...

Colorado Springs-area school districts look for financial help with ballot measures
Colorado Springs-area school districts look for financial help with ballot measures

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Sep 26, 2016

Citing cuts since 2009 from state education funding as adversely affecting school budgets and the ability to make needed improvements, the Pikes Peak...

Pikes Peak Observatory would further solar science, education in Colorado Springs
Pikes Peak Observatory would further solar science, education in Colorado Springs

By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 Mon, Sep 26, 2016

A new scientific endeavor in Colorado Springs could help safeguard the nation's electric grid, satellites, aircraft, spacecraft and radio...

Police: 5 shot, 1 dead, after fight at Illinois campus party
Police: 5 shot, 1 dead, after fight at Illinois campus party

By: - 0 Sun, Sep 25, 2016

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — One man was killed and four other people were injured in a pair of shootings early Sunday, including one that happened on the...

Leprosy found in California elementary school student
Leprosy found in California elementary school student

By: - 0 Fri, Sep 23, 2016

LOS ANGELES — A case of leprosy, extremely rare in the United States, has been diagnosed in a Southern California elementary school student, sending...

Coronado High School parade tradition will continue despite hefty pricetag
Coronado High School parade tradition will continue despite hefty pricetag

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Sep 23, 2016

It's on, it's off, it's on and happening Saturday.

Coronado High School's homecoming parade again will fill a portion of West Colorado Avenue,...

'Genius Award' goes to another local graduate, for the second year
'Genius Award' goes to another local graduate, for the second year

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Sep 22, 2016

Another Colorado College graduate has won the "genius award," the second in two years.

Anne Basting, who earned a bachelor's degree in English...

You've been warned: Texas school sign says teachers may be packing heat
You've been warned: Texas school sign says teachers may be packing heat

By: - 0 Wed, Sep 21, 2016

They say don't mess with Texas. You probably shouldn't mess with its teachers either, at least in one school...

Colorado Springs school mourns student found dead on campus
Colorado Springs school mourns student found dead on campus

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Wed, Sep 21, 2016

Officials identified Noah Wilder as the Colorado Springs high school student whose body was found on The Classical Academy's north campus on...

Public school cafeteria worker quits in 'lunch shaming'
Public school cafeteria worker quits in 'lunch shaming'

By: - 0 Wed, Sep 21, 2016

CANONSBURG, Pa. — A school cafeteria worker has quit over what she considers a "lunch shaming" policy in a Pennsylvania school district.

Stacy...

North Carolina teacher suspended for stomping on US flag
North Carolina teacher suspended for stomping on US flag

By: - 0 Tue, Sep 20, 2016

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — A North Carolina high school teacher says he has been placed on leave after students say he stepped on an American flag as part...

Taco Bell 'giving mas' to arts education

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Sep 20, 2016

The Colorado Springs Conservatory has received a $3,000 grant from the Taco Bell Foundation for arts education and other programs that will benefit...

Colorado Springs-area students draw mixed results for academic growth
Colorado Springs-area students draw mixed results for academic growth

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Sep 20, 2016

The Colorado Department of Education released on Tuesday academic growth scores for English language arts and math, filling in the last empty bubble...

The Classical Academy school president releases statement after death on Colorado Springs campus
The Classical Academy school president releases statement after death on Colorado Springs campus

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Tue, Sep 20, 2016

The Classical Academy's north campus was closed Monday after the body of a high school student was found, according to school officials.

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Driver cited after 8-year-old is struck by car near Colorado Springs elementary school
Driver cited after 8-year-old is struck by car near Colorado Springs elementary school

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Tue, Sep 20, 2016

An 8-year-old girl was hit by a car Monday afternoon near her elementary school in south Colorado Springs while she was crossing the street in a...