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1 year 4 months ago

February Teachers First: Lowell Miller

Lincoln School of Science and Technology in Canon City is one of a small number of schools in the area equipped with state of the art, interactive white boards and tablets for students. That is thanks in part to fifth grade teacher Lowell Miller, February's Teacher's First award winner. ...

1 year 4 months ago

January Teachers First: Janie Mueller

If you're into science at Cheyenne Mountain High School, chances are you know AP Chemistry teacher Janie Mueller. After 31 years, she's just as passionate about her job as ever. And that's why she's January's Teachers First award winner. When you enter Mueller's chemistry classes, you can tell there's...

3 years 3 months ago

Pine Creek teacher is our April award winner

Congratulations to Pine Creek High School history teacher Heidi Rickard for being selected as the winner of our April Teachers First Award. Heidi has taught history and social science classes at the school for the last 10 years. Additionally, principal Jill Martin tells New First 5 that Heidi extends...

3 years 6 months ago

PE teacher gives lessons on living healthy

Many of our lifestyle habits take shape while we're still young. Pine Creek High School physical education teacher Shelley Lockwood wants to make sure the habits her student develop are healthy ones. Growing up with four brothers, Lockwood has had a passion for sports since her early years. Today...

4 years 1 month ago

Teachers First honors Holly Lustig

Holly Lustig's job as a severe special needs teacher at Springs Ranch Elementary requires that she do more than a typical teacher's share of work. Along with preparing daily lessons, Lustig also coordinates each of her student's therapies and for some of them, their meals too. "It's pretty...

4 years 3 months ago

Lesson in school work and life

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...

4 years 4 months ago

Teacher taps creativity to unlock learning

To get John Trivisonno's second grade classroom at Desert Sage Elementary in Pueblo West, you have to walk through a large cardboard and paper castle, complete with plush dragons. It's an early signal that learning here is supposed to be fun. "School really should be more of an adventure,"...

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