Posted 9:41 AM 4/30/2013 by Jacqui Heinrich, firstname.lastname@example.org
A dangerous trend is hitting home. Discovery Canyon ninth grader Sean Hill died this weekend after playing the 'choking game'.
The Centers for Disease Control says the 'choking game' is played mostly by older children and early adolescents as a way to get a brief high. They either choke (More)
Posted 3:24 PM 4/25/2013 by Maddie Garrett
As the cost of college goes up, so does the number of students filing for financial aid. University of Colorado campuses will see a tuition hike next year, up 6% UC Colorado Springs. That totals to about $200 more a semester for in-state students.
It might not seem like a lot, but both (More)
Posted 3:48 PM 4/24/2013 by Juice Godfrey
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - A Weld County jury has convicted a mother of contributing to the delinquency of a minor after she was accused of encouraging her son to fight another boy at a Greeley high school. Julie Benavidez was arrested in November after her 15-year-old son was in a fight (More)
Posted 6:11 PM 4/23/2013 by Joe Bevans
Cheyenne Mountain Junior High student Clare Dibble, along with her T-bird TV classmates, have produced a project called ''Random Acts of KIndness.'' It shows the students doing things that inspire and help others. Dibble produces and stars in the project. She say's the overwhelming positive reaction from the community suprises her, as we all should do things to help each other.
Posted 10:35 AM 4/15/2013 by JD Downing
(AP) - Several dozen states are looking for an alternative to the GED test because of concerns that a new version is more costly and will no longer be offered in a pencil and paper format.Forty states have participated in a group that's considering options for the high school (More)
Posted 1:38 PM 4/12/2013 by JD Downing
WASHINGTON (AP) - Six retailers have agreed to recall a brand of potentially dangerous high-powered magnet sets after the manufacturer refused to participate.The Consumer Product Safety Commission said Friday that Barnes & Noble, Bed Bath & Beyond and four other stores are (More)
Posted 3:45 PM 4/11/2013 by JD Downing
(AP) - E-book editions of "Dandelion Wine," ''The Illustrated Man" and other Ray Bradbury favorites are coming out this month.Publisher William Morrow announced Thursday that 16 Bradbury works will be released in April and seven more later in the year.The science (More)
Posted 5:52 PM 4/9/2013 by Andy Koen
FOUNTAIN - A local teenager spent her Spring vacation at Space Camp. Clarissa Allen is a junior at Fountain Fort Carson High School. She is one of just four students from Colorado to attend the Honeywell Leadership Challenge Academy at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.(More)...
Posted 6:39 PM 4/8/2013 by Andy Koen
COLORADO SPRINGS - The School District 11 Board of Education will be renaming the Wasson High School campus at their next board meeting Wednesday. The two names proposed for consideration are the Roy J. Wasson Academic Campus and the Roy J. Wasson Opportunity Campus.
Posted 2:50 PM 4/4/2013 by JD Downing
DENVER - Dr. Carmen Simone, currently provost and vice-president for Academic Affairs at Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston, Idaho, has been appointed president of Trinidad State Junior College (TSJC) in Trinidad, Colorado by Dr. Nancy McCallin, president of the Colorado Community College (More)
Posted 5:48 PM 4/2/2013 by Andy Koen
US AIR FORCE ACADEMY - The reigning Miss Mississippi and a retired astronaut will meet with Girl Scouts from around Southern Colorado this weekend at the US Air Force Academy as they learn about careers in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields.
Ms. Paromita (More)
Posted 7:32 PM 3/22/2013 by Andy Koen
COLORADO SPRINGS - As the bell rang for the start of school Friday morning at Queen Palmer Elementary, students found a bowl of Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal, a carton of milk, string cheese and an apple laid out on their desks. The school began serving breakfast "after the bell" two years ago as (More)