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2 years 2 months ago

Denver students clean-up in Pueblo

A group of students from Denver take time out of their day to help clean up in Pueblo. The students are from KIPP Collegiate High School, and they teamed up with the Students Today Leaders Forever Pay it Forward Tour to clean up at City Park in Pueblo. Through the...

2 years 3 months ago

Local students head to national competition

Students from Heaton Middle School in Pueblo will be headed to a national science and engineering competition in Seattle this summer. The Heaton team took first place in a statewide MESA contest in the wind turbine challenge on April 13. Yency Gonzales, Melissa Johnson, Sheyanne Bernal, Noah Suazo and...

2 years 3 months ago

Parents' rights bill passes with a twist

A new bill requiring schools to get parental consent before giving surveys to kids is now on the governor's desk waiting to be signed into law, but the end product is far from the original proposal. Bill supporters wanted written consent before asking kids about things like tobacco and...

2 years 5 months ago

Chautauquans bring American history to life

After months of research and study, dozens of local students got to share their wealth of knowledge this weekend about historical figures from our nation's past. As part of the 2012 Young Chautauqua Experience, around 85 students from schools across the Pikes Peak Region studied a figure from history...

2 years 8 months ago

Water service restored in Widefield

Around 650 students at Watson Junior High School in Widefield had to be sent home Friday morning because of a water outage. Wayne Lovelis of the Widefield Water and Sanitation District says his crews were replacing a water main nearby when it cracked overnight. As a result, shortly after...

2 years 8 months ago

Adams State student treated for meningitis

ALAMOSA, Colo. (AP) - An Adams State College student is being treated for meningitis, prompting warnings to other students. The (Alamosa) Valley Courier reports that the infected student does not live on campus. The newspaper also says that doctors believe the student appears to have the viral form of the...

2 years 10 months ago

Studying downtown

The University of Phoenix is no longer housed in the University of Phoenix Tower in Colorado Springs. That campus has officially moved into the bottom floor of the Holly Sugar Building Downtown. The new space is more centrally located for working professionals, who primarily make up the school's student...

3 years 5 months ago

Safe 2 Tell may lose funding

Safe 2 Tell, a popular school resource designed to keep your students safe may hit the financial chopping block. The program has been in Colorado schools since 2004. Through its website, phone number and text system, students can anonymously report problems at school ranging from bullying and drug use to...

3 years 5 months ago

Pueblo schools stay open despite sub zero temps

From Denver to Colorado Springs, many school districts were closed today because of the bitter cold temperatures. However, in Pueblo, both District-70 and Pueblo City Schools were open with a two hour delay. At Somerlid Elementary school, the temperature was -2 degrees as students arrived for class. Several parents...

3 years 7 months ago

Organizations help hungry kids in Pueblo

In Pueblo, children who don't have enough food at home will be getting some help this week. Today, The Qwest Foundation and The United Way of Pueblo County donated $10,000 to help feed hungry students. In Pueblo City Schools 350 students will receive food sacks on Friday. In School District...

3 years 10 months ago

Hungry to help?

On Tuesday, The Broadmoor Hotel hosted a dining extravaganza...all in the name of aspiring chefs. Local residents purchased tickets for the fifth annual "Taste of The Broadmoor" benefit dinner, which featured dishes made by the hotel's start-studded culinary team. One hundred percent of the proceeds benefited local chefs...

3 years 10 months ago

Summer meal program sets record

Gov. Ritter announced Wednesday more than 900,000 free meals were served to children across Colorado over the summer, the highest number in Colorado since the program started more than 30 years ago. "I am proud to say that Colorado has answered the challenge to fight childhood hunger by expanding...

4 years 3 weeks ago

Iraqi students come to CSU

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) - The U.S. government is funding a program that will bring about 50 Iraqi students to the University of Southern Indiana and Colorado State university for six weeks. The Iraqi Young Leader Exchange Program is funded by the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and run by the...

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 2 months ago

Better beef in schools

WASHINGTON (AP) - Students will be eating safer beef in school cafeterias when they return to school in the fall. The Agriculture Department announced Friday that the government will require higher standards for ground beef purchased for schools starting in July. The standards will force producers to test the...

4 years 2 months ago

Students track alleged bus groper

Los Angeles schoolgirls have been complaining for months to deputies patrolling transit lines about a man who allegedly had fondled, groped and felt them up while they road buses to and from school. Deputies have been searching high and low for the man. Thursday morning the manhunt ended...

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