US AIR FORCE ACADEMY - Hey kids, have you ever wondered what it's like in space? Why not ask an astronaut about it? This week the US Air Force Academy is collecting questions from local students from kindergarten through 12th grade to be asked of former astronaut and retired Air... more »
A public school principal in New York City is creating a bit of controversy after allowing students to sing a teenage pop song while banning them from performing "God Bless the USA."
Daniel Mitchell, 5, was planning to sing the patriotic tune at his kindergarten "Moving Up" ceremony. Mitchell's... more »
In Christina Watson's classroom at Audubon Elementary, you'll meet some of the brainiest kids in the city. Thanks to a couple of catchy jingles she wrote, the five and six year olds know the difference between their frontal, parietal and occipital lobes and the various fucntion they control.
Watson... more »
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. more »
All this week, News First 5 and KOAA.COM are helping parents to get their children ready to go back to school. This morning on News First Today, we are focusing on the youngest students: preschoolers and kindergarteners.
I spoke with Kathy Howell, the Early Childhood Coordinator for Colorado Springs... more »
Holly Ciresi feels right at home in a kindergarten classroom. The Penrose Elementary teacher is in her 42nd year teaching, all of it in early childhood education.
"Kindergarten is a very special place to be," Ciresi says. "I think one of my most important goals is to instill the... more »
Kindergarten registration for the 2010-2011 school year is Friday, April 23, from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., at all District 11 elementary schools.
Children must be five years of age on or before October 1, 2010, to enroll in kindergarten. For each child to be enrolled, parents should bring... more »
For most children, kindergarten is the beginning of a lifetime of learning and at Edith Wolford Elementary in Black Forest, teacher Kelly Morgan knows how to get her young ones started off right.
"For me it starts even before they walk in the door," Morgan said.
She takes... more »
The archbishop of Denver is defending a Catholic school's decision not to allow two children to continue as students because their parents are a lesbian couple.
Archbishop Charles J. Chaput said Tuesday it's a "painful situation" but the decision is in line with church beliefs.
He says Catholic... more »