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Colorado College graduates encouraged to counter 'truth decay'
Colorado College graduates encouraged to counter 'truth decay'

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 16 hr ago

Colorado College employees wiped early morning rain off folding chairs Monday as clouds gave way to sun and the 143rd annual commencement happened as...

Teachers gave a teen with ADHD a ‘Most Likely to Not Pay Attention’ award
Teachers gave a teen with ADHD a ‘Most Likely to Not Pay Attention’ award

By: - 0 Yesterday

Two teachers at a Georgia middle school will not be returning to work after reportedly giving an “insensitive” award to a student, officials said....

Paralyzed Ellicott teen takes the next step: graduation
Paralyzed Ellicott teen takes the next step: graduation

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Yesterday

CALHAN - Dallas Dean wasn't able to walk across the gym to accept his diploma at Ellicott High School's graduation ceremony Sunday. He had to use the...

Graduates walk out on Pence at Notre Dame commencement
Graduates walk out on Pence at Notre Dame commencement

By: - 0 Sun, May 21, 2017

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Dozens of graduates and family members silently stood and walked out Sunday as Vice President Mike Pence began his address at Notre...

From attitude to gratitude: Atlas Prep fields its first graduating class
From attitude to gratitude: Atlas Prep fields its first graduating class

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Sat, May 20, 2017

In 2006, three young men dreamed of creating a charter school in Colorado Springs that would give students from poor families the same kind of quality...

Doherty High School cancels classes, students only reporting for special events
Doherty High School cancels classes, students only reporting for special events

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, May 19, 2017

Air quality concerns at Doherty High School have canceled classes for the remainder of the school year, with students turning in their final...

Colorado Springs elementary named one of nation's best urban schools
Colorado Springs elementary named one of nation's best urban schools

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, May 19, 2017

Centennial Elementary School in Harrison School District 2, which a few years ago had abysmal standardized tests scores and a bad reputation in the...

Air Force Academy graduate Maj. Gen. Jay Silveria will return to lead school
Air Force Academy graduate Maj. Gen. Jay Silveria will return to lead school

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Thu, May 18, 2017

A fighter pilot who graduated from the Air Force Academy in 1985 will return to lead the school, the Pentagon announced Wednesday. Maj. Gen. Jay...

Colorado Springs graduating seniors hope to inspire younger students with cap and gown parade
Colorado Springs graduating seniors hope to inspire younger students with cap and gown parade

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, May 18, 2017

The rumblings were distant and the murmurings near. Something out of the ordinary was about to happen at Remington Elementary School Wednesday...

School employee, juvenile face multiple charges after bomb threat at Fountain Valley School
School employee, juvenile face multiple charges after bomb threat at Fountain Valley School

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Wed, May 17, 2017

About 300 people were evacuated from Fountain Valley School after a bomb threat Tuesday afternoon, and a school employee and a juvenile were facing...

Last day of school bash for Fountain-Fort Carson halted after altercations last year
Last day of school bash for Fountain-Fort Carson halted after altercations last year

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, May 17, 2017

FOUNTAIN - No more shaving cream tussles and other celebratory horseplay on the last day of school for Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8 students....

Lyda Hill is latest recipient of UCCS entrepreneurship award
Lyda Hill is latest recipient of UCCS entrepreneurship award

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Wed, May 17, 2017

Lyda Hill has mostly made her mark in Colorado Springs through philanthropy, but the innovative way she has done so will be highlighted when she...

Colorado school district pulls suicide book 'Thirteen Reasons Why'
Colorado school district pulls suicide book 'Thirteen Reasons Why'

By: - 0 Tue, May 16, 2017

DENVER — As a Colorado community mourns the loss of seven students who recently killed themselves, a school district official ordered librarians to...

Study: Bullying persists in school, reports of sex crime up
Study: Bullying persists in school, reports of sex crime up

By: - 0 Tue, May 16, 2017

WASHINGTON — One in every 5 middle and high school students has complained of being bullied at school and the number of reports of sexual assault on...

Program to cover everything there is to know about joining a sorority

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, May 15, 2017

Thinking about joining a sorority in college? Graduating female high school seniors and their parents can learn all about Greek life at a sorority...

Palmer Ridge High under extra security after unverified threat
Palmer Ridge High under extra security after unverified threat

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Mon, May 15, 2017

An unverified threat prompted Palmer Ridge High School officials to provide extra security at the campus Monday, according to Gazette news partner...

Doherty High School closed all week for duct testing, smoke cleanup
Doherty High School closed all week for duct testing, smoke cleanup

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Mon, May 15, 2017

Doherty High School will remain closed this week after two incidents filled the building with heavy smoke last week, according to an alert from...

Student arrested for threat against metro Denver school

By: - 0 Mon, May 15, 2017

WHEAT RIDGE — A student was arrested after making a threat against Wheat Ridge High School on social media, the Wheat Ridge Police Department said. A...

Colorado Springs student wins national Young Marine of the Year title
Colorado Springs student wins national Young Marine of the Year title

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, May 15, 2017

A 17-year-old high school junior from Colorado Springs has been named National Young Marine of the Year. Angel Luiz Orozco, a junior at Sierra High...

Air Force Academy cadet had more than 500 jumps before fatal skydiving accident east of Colorado Springs
Air Force Academy cadet had more than 500 jumps before fatal skydiving accident east of Colorado Springs

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Mon, May 15, 2017

An Air Force Academy senior has been identified as the victim of a fatal parachuting accident near Calhan on Sunday. Cadet Kaleb Estes, who was set...

Colorado military vets now fighting for college credits
Colorado military vets now fighting for college credits

By: - 0 Sun, May 14, 2017

DENVER — Colorado's military veterans are frustrated that after years of service to their country they often are treated like recent high school...

Ohio school releases video of 8-year-old two days before suicide
Ohio school releases video of 8-year-old two days before suicide

By: - 0 Sat, May 13, 2017

CINCINNATI -- Cincinnati Public Schools has released some of the video surrounding an incident involving an 8-year-old who later committed suicide,...

65-year-old graduate lived in dorms while pursuing UCCS master's degree
65-year-old graduate lived in dorms while pursuing UCCS master's degree

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, May 12, 2017

Plenty of people look to 65 as retirement age, but Carol Collins saw it as a great time to live in a freshman dorm while knocking out her master's...

50-year-old Bible college in Colorado Springs to sell campus, switch to online-only instruction
50-year-old Bible college in Colorado Springs to sell campus, switch to online-only instruction

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, May 12, 2017

The campus of Nazarene Bible College in Colorado Springs is up for sale, but the 50-year-old professional school of ministry isn't going away. "I'm...

Doherty High School to be closed for second day after two small fires
Doherty High School to be closed for second day after two small fires

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Thu, May 11, 2017

Doherty High School will be closed for a second day Friday after two separate incidents filled the building with heavy smoke. School was canceled...

Colorado teacher found dead day after she was accused of having “inappropriate” relationship with student
Colorado teacher found dead day after she was accused of having “inappropriate” relationship with student

By: - 0 Thu, May 11, 2017

A 47-year-old Drake Middle School teacher was found dead Tuesday, the day after she was accused of having an inappropriate physical relationship...

State approves help with lead testing for Colorado schools
State approves help with lead testing for Colorado schools

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Thu, May 11, 2017

Lawmakers got the lead out in the final hours of the session. (Come on, I couldn't let that go.) They passed a bill to help school systems pay for...

WATCH: DeVos booed speaking at historically black university
WATCH: DeVos booed speaking at historically black university

By: - 0 Wed, May 10, 2017

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Many of the graduating students turned their backs on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and boos nearly drowned out her...

Colorado charter school funding compromise off to the governor for his signature
Colorado charter school funding compromise off to the governor for his signature

By: Peter Marcus - 0 Wed, May 10, 2017

A last-minute compromise to fund charter schools crossed the finish line Wednesday after days of back-and-forth negotiations in the Legislature....

Two Colorado Springs charter schools prepare to swap buildings
Two Colorado Springs charter schools prepare to swap buildings

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, May 10, 2017

In a somewhat unusual turn of events, two charter schools in Colorado Springs are preparing to swap buildings. "We think it's a great opportunity for...