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2 years 4 months ago

New pedestrian bridge makes kids safer

A new pedestrian bridge will make walking to school safer at Stratmoor Hills Elementary. The bridge eliminates children having to cross B Street, some railroad tracks and Loomis Avenue on their way to and from school. The bridge is also lighted and provides some protection from bad weather. ...

2 years 7 months ago

Big changes could come to D-60

Pueblo parents are up in arms over proposed school closures and re-alignments. For months, District 60 has been mulling over various plans to up academic achievement while dramatically cutting their budget. "Half of our 36 district schools are impacted." explains D-60 Spokesman Greg Sinn, "That's a full range of elementary,...

2 years 8 months ago

Grade schools closed in Monument

Administrators in Lewis Palmer School District 38 have closed all elementary schools today because of the changing weather conditions. All morning and afternoon kindergarten and preschool classes are canceled as well. The district has been under a 2 hour delayed start for the day.

3 years 9 months ago

National Guard busy in Pueblo Tuesday

You may see a National Guard helicopter flying over Pueblo today. No worries. It's not responding to a natural disaster or terrorist incident. Rather, its helping kids say no to drugs. Pueblo is gearing up for Red Ribbon Week, when schools and communities join together to promote healthy, drug-free...

4 years 2 months ago

School bus accident on Ft. Carson

A school bus accident on Ft. Carson sent several students to the hospital Thursday afternoon. It happened around 12:35 p.m. near gate two. Students from Mountain Side Elementary school were returning from a field trip, when school officials say a car made a u-turn and hit the front of the...

4 years 3 months ago

School embraces hydroponics

Heritage Elementary School students will celebrate a school-wide "Green Day" on Friday, April 30 from 8:10 to noon. Thanks to a $1,000 Sustainability Grant award from the Bechtel Corporation last fall, students and staff purchased hydroponic aerogardens for all classes to grow and harvest herbs, vegetables, and flowers. So much...

4 years 5 months ago

Worms wiggle into classroom curriculum

Students in 4th and 5th grade at Stratmoor Hills Elementary School will dig through clumps of compost and dirt Thursday as they learn more about science and worms. The school, where nearly 80 percent of students are from low-income households, partnered with University of Phoenix and the Catamount Institute to...

4 years 7 months ago

Realistic T-Rex dazzles students in Pueblo

Haaff Elementary students were entertained--and a few frightened, when a 7-foot tall life-like Tyrannosaurus Rex stomped through their gymnasium Thursday. The special visit was a preview to the Walking with Dinosaurs production which comes to the Wold Arena in Colorado Springs next month. The T-Rex is a dinosaur costume worn...

4 years 7 months ago

CSU-Pueblo donates books to children

CSU-Pueblo is giving hundreds of elementary school students the gift of reading this Christmas. At Columbian Elementary students from all grade levels got to pick out one free book. CSU-Pueblo's Teacher Education Association recently held a book drive. They collected more than 1,000 books for several title one elementary schools...

4 years 10 months ago

Pueblo City Schools names new superintendent

A woman who has spent her entire professional career with Pueblo City School has been tapped as the district's new superintendent. Kathy West, who's been acting as interim superintendent, was named to the job Wednesday. "We had an outstanding pool of candidates", said Board president Stephanie Garcia. "But...

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