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CHSAA rolls out the mats for groundbreaking state wrestling tournament for girls  FOX 31 Denver

DENVER -- From take downs to rowdy crowds, Saturday's state wrestling championships at Thornton High School were action-packed. But as heated as things ...

Students show Hispanic pride with mural at Thornton High School KUSA

Pride and paint have combined in Thronton, where high school students are painting an award-winning mural on their campus.

New Thornton High School ready for registration  The Westminster Window

Some Thornton students and parents might want to start thinking about the 2018-19 school year as School District 27J's newest high school. District Public ...

Wrestling: Girls division gets one step closer to reality in Colorado  Colorado Hometown Weekly

Clarissa Batrez is a wrestler, not a girl who wrestles. Her father and older brother both wrestled so Batrez was raised in a wrestling environment all her life.

Students paint a mural of heritage KUSA

The Hispanic Latino Spanish Student Union from Thornton High School proposed painting their pride and their heritage. Their idea won a Metro State University ...

Oil and gas company plans to drill underneath Thornton high school  The Denver Channel

THORNTON, Colo. -- Drilling has become a part of reality for many of the people living in Thornton. Jerry Miller, a Thornton resident, said is going to take the ...

Schools closed due to Adams Co. deputy shooting investigation, manhunt  The Denver Channel

Nearly a dozen schools are closed Thursday morning as law enforcement agencies continue to search for two suspects in the fatal shooting of an Adams County ...

Colorado High School On Lockdown After Report Of Nearby Gunman  Huffington Post

Thornton High School has been placed on lockdown after a gunman was reportedly near the school, according to KDVR. Students no longer ...

Colorado Schools With the Most Marijuana Violations  Westword

Colorado Department of Education data about marijuana violations in state schools reveals the facilities with the most pot-related incidents during the ...

Father, Teenage Son Identified As Victims In Deadly Train-Vehicle Collision  CBS Denver

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– The victims in Tuesday's train-vehicle collision in Douglas County have been identified, one day after the deadly crash.

School closures related to suspect search in Adams County

More than a dozen schools in the Adams County area will be closed on Thursday due to the ongoing search for two suspects following the shooting death of a ...

Maroons' Bey-Buie just starting to scratch surface  Quad City Times

The statistics through the first two games have been fairly modest.

Thornton High School threat not legitimate, investigators say

THORNTON, Colo. -- Police were investigating an alleged threat to Thornton High School Thursday morning, after parents reported seeing disturbing messages ...

Teen will spend 5 years in youth corrections for killing 16-year-old at Thornton homecoming party  The Denver Post

A teenager who shot and killed a 16-year-old girl at a homecoming party in Thornton in 2016 on Friday was sentenced to five years in the state's youthful ...

700 attend job fair at Thornton High School  Chicago Tribune

More than 700 people last Saturday were looking for work at the third annual Youth Job and Resource Expo.

Boys volleyball takes first step toward being sanctioned in Colorado  Arvada Press

Boys volleyball has been trying to open the door to get the sport sanctioned by the Colorado High School Activities Association for around 20 years, according to ...

Rampart’s Babb wins two more individual state titles at 4A state gymnastics meet  Colorado Springs Gazette

The senior at Rampart High School surpassed her accomplishments from two years before, winning individual titles in the uneven bars and vault at the 4A state ...

Police search for gunman who shot Thornton teacher

HARVEY | Police are searching a suspect in the shooting of a Thornton High School teacher Saturday.

D for domination  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

There's no D in Fruita Monument, but there's plenty of D for the Wildcats.

Kidney swap forever links 3 families  WLS-TV

Two Harvey High School football buddies are credited with starting a life-saving kidney swap. The effort touches three families and involves three different races.

Collateral Impact: Colorado schools on front line as debate swirls over legalization’s effect on teens’ pot use  Colorado Springs Gazette

Colorado's adult cultural acceptance of marijuana is seeping into public school classrooms, resulting in more marijuana related suspensions, more police visits ...

Adams Co. school district tackles truancy with home intervention teams  The Denver Post

THORNTON —In a year's time, almost 50 percent more STEM Launch elementary and middle school students who were habitually missing school have been ...

Thornton Teen Charged, Accused Of Bringing Gun To School  CBS Local

THORNTON, Colo. (CBS4)– A Thornton high school student who allegedly brought a handgun to school last week has been formally charged. The 15-year-old ...

State gymnastics recap: Pomona, Elizabeth capture team championships  The Denver Post

The Pomona and Elizabeth gymnastics programs showed their championship mettle at the state meet this week, with each team fending off worthy runner-up ...

Thornton Community Band brings musicians of all ages together  The Denver Post

THORNTON —About eight years ago, a group of musicians met in Michael Snodgrass' living room in south Thornton and decided to start a community band.

Thornton hires muralists to help reduce graffiti on traffic boxes  The Denver Post

The Outside the Box Traffic Box Mural Project in Thornton has transformed seven frequently vandalized utility boxes into murals.

Niwot gymnastics wins Class 4A state title | Sports  Left Hand Valley Courier

The Niwot gymnastics team claimed the school's second state crown in less than a week with a stirring win at the 2018 Class 4A championship meet, held Nov.

Police across Colorado questioning whether youths are using marijuana less  The Denver Post

School resource officers in Colorado – police who are assigned to public schools across the state – say that marijuana use among students has increased in ...

Brian Batz: Adams 12 School Board District No. 4  Boulder Daily Camera

Brian Batz. Website: Age: 46. Family: Family of five (three boys); one graduated from Thornton High School and now attends ...

Gymnastics: Overland wins regionals, seeded 1st for 5A state  Sentinel Colorado

AURORA | The Overland co-op gymnastics team dazzled at the Class 5A regional tournament it held Oct. 27 with an impressive team score of 186.500 points to ...

Nonprofit health care provider for low-income children in Commerce City to expand to Thornton, Boulder  The Denver Post

Sonia Barrera remembers how worried she was about finding health care for her young children 16 years ago. She had just moved to Montbello with her four ...

Pueblo Central gymnastics finishes regional in second place looking for state bid  Pueblo Chieftain

Central High School looks likely for another state-bound season after a second place finish at their 4A regional Saturday at Mountain Range High School.

Mt Vernon School District Restructuring: K-8, High School Choices

Mt Vernon School District Restructuring - Mount Vernon, NY - District officials updated the school board with details and timing of the academic transformation.

Northglenn High School celebrates 50 years with alumni, events  The Denver Post

NORTHGLENN — Northglenn High School is older than the city of Northglenn. The oldest flagship high school of the Adams County School District 12 is turning ...

Find your Colorado 2018 SAT and PSAT results  Chalkbeat Colorado

Use Chalkbeat's tool to compare school results and statewide averages for PSAT and SAT test results.

'She wrestles like a girl' — Central freshman wins girls wrestling state title  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Laurence Gurule didn't need to take a lot of time to say the most complimentary thing he could think of about Myah Arrieta.

Teen indicted, arrested on murder charge in Thornton shooting death of 16-year-old Haley Vargaz  The Denver Post

An 18-year-old man has been indicted and arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder in the fatal September shooting of 16-year-old Haley Vargaz, who was ...

Coroner identifies 16-year-old girl shot dead at Thornton house party  The Denver Post

Authorities have released the name of a 16-year-old girl shot to death during a house party in Thornton over the weekend.

Once A Blue-Collar Powerhouse, A Chicago Suburb Now Faces A Dim Future  NPR

Abandoned and in shocking disrepair, NPR Correspondent Cheryl Corley's childhood home in Harvey is among many boarded and dilapidated properties now ...

High school senior loses cap, gown in fire  The Denver Channel

Senior loses cap and gown in a house fire two days before graduation, but an Adams County deputy stepped in to help.

Teen’s Participation In Cross Country Meet Marks Remarkable Recovery  CBS Local

THORNTON, Colo. (CBS4) – The participation in a school cross country race by a teen injured in a crash marked a giant milestone in the brave girl's recovery.

State gymnastics: Loveland finishes sixth as a team  Loveland Reporter-Herald

THORNTON — On the first day, they had to figure out the new configuration. Step 1 for Loveland was getting to know each other, which would allow them to ...

Fort Morgan complete gymnastics season with quality scores at state  Fort Morgan Times

Six members for the Fort Morgan gymnastics team traveled to Thornton on Friday for the 4A state gymnastics meet.

Bey-Buie, Schoenfelder captain QCT All-Metro team  Quad City Times

Harrison Bey-Buie moved in from the Chicago suburbs last year and provided the Moline football program with a dynamic offensive threat. Rocky Schoenfelder ...

CHSAA announces 2016 Hall of Fame class  CHSAA Now

The Colorado High School Activities Association Hall of Fame has announced its 28th Hall of Fame class, an eight-member group.

D.205 has new acting superintendent | South Suburban News

Thornton Township High School District 205 has a new person in the role of superintendent, even though the old official still has two years remaining on his ...

Which high school sports are most popular in Colorado?  The Coloradoan

We've got the number of tickets sold for seven state championship events.

Gymnastics preview: Elizabeth ready for move up to 5A  CHSAA Now

After spending their first decade in Class 4A, Elizabeth is making the transition to the highest division this season.

Loveland's Hammen wins state gymnastics title

THORNTON -- In a sport where hundredths of a point can make a major difference, Claire Hammen was simply off the charts Friday evening.

Fort Morgan finishes strong in regional meet  Fort Morgan Times

Battling through some injuries late in the year, the Fort Morgan Mustangs gymnastics team still found a way to post good scores at their regional meet at ...

Denver's March for Our Lives draws thousands  Fort Morgan Times

Morgan County students previously held their own gun-violence protestsNearly 550 students in total at four Morgan County schools walked out of school at 10 a.

2018: The Year in Review - Fourth quarter  Fort Morgan Times

There were many things that made the news in 2018 in Morgan County, and The Fort Morgan Times will review some of the monthly highlights.

CCTV APPEAL: Bike theft from Thornton high school  Blackpool Gazette

Police have issued a CCTV appeal after a bike was stolen from a Thornton school.

Cañon City High School gymnastics team sends three to state  Canon City Daily Record

The Cañon City High School gymnastics team is heading to state. Three gymnasts — sophomore Makaela Clifton and freshmen Hollie Minto and Alyssa Goff ...

Cañon City Tigers gymnastics team sends six to state  Canon City Daily Record

It was one of Cañon City High School's biggest teams to start the year with 13 gymnasts and now six of those gymnasts will be heading to the state gymnastics ...

Massive blaze destroys 2 buildings in Adams County condo complex

THORNTON, Colo. -- Fire destroyed two condominium buildings in Adams County Tuesday afternoon in a blaze that created a large plume of smoke that was ...

Man Headed To Prison For Causing Crash That Nearly Killed 4 Friends  CBS Local

By Andrea Flores. THORNTON, Colo. (CBS4) – A drunk driver who pleaded guilty to injuring four teens in a wrong-way crash in Thornton was sentenced to 18 ...

What Happens When Teachers Can't Afford To Live In Their Own Cities  HuffPost

A few years ago, Sarah was living in a drafty garage belonging to one of her friends. Despite being a smart, highly qualified teacher to sixth- and ...

Larry Farmer, Ron Vlasin among eight entering CHSAA Hall of Fame  Mile High Sports

The Colorado High School Activities Association Hall of Fame has announced its 28th Hall of Fame class, an eight-member group that depicts the rich history of ...

D.205 opposes charter school within its boundaries | South Suburban News

SOUTH HOLLAND | A woman leading an effort to create a charter school made a confession when she spoke before the Thornton Township High School District ...

Football Player Who Saw Bus Driver Die ‘Really Traumatized Right Now’  CBS Local

By Tom Mustin. BROOMFIELD, Colo. (CBS4) – Authorities continue to investigate a fatal school bus crash that occurred Sunday at Denver International Airport.

Teen's family pleads for answers in murder  7NEWS Denver

The family of a 16-year-old girl shot and killed at a house party is pleading for information on the shooter.

Parents warned about teens & prescription pill popping parties

A new study shows parents do a decent job when talking to their kids about illegal drugs. But, they're not as good when it comes to pointing out the dangers of ...

Rampart's Cierra Babb stands out on final day of state gymnastics meet  CHSAA Now

THORNTON — Cierra Babb broke new ground for Rampart gymnastics on Saturday. During the individual apparatus finals for Class 4A and 5A at Thornton High ...

Mount Vernon Schools Announce Mandatory Student Re-Registration  Mount Vernon Daily Voice

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. - The Mount Vernon Board of Education has announced that the school district will be conducting mandatory school re-registration for ...

Thornton grad, NFL wideout Randle El seeks to motivate youth

HARVEY | After six years of running a free football summer camp for children in Harvey, NFL wide receiver Antwaan Randle El and his brother Curtis decided ...

Female student says tennis coach touched her inappropriately  FOX31 Denver

THORNTON, Colo. -- A mother whose daughter attends Thornton High School said her daughter's tennis coach touched her inappropriately during practice in ...

Fort Morgan gymnastics staying the course for state  Fort Morgan Times

The Fort Morgan Mustangs will not be competing for a team title at the state gymnastics meet Friday, but they will feel like they are based on the number of ...

Mustangs Fab Four hits the big stage at State  Fort Morgan Times

THORNTON - All the hard work, sweat and tears that four young ladies put into the season, from practice to competing in the summer, paid off.

Lewis, Burtard compete at state  South Platte Sentinel

THORNTON – Seniors Rylie Lewis and Laci Burtard of the Lone Star gymnastics team closed out their high school careers Friday and Saturday in the Class 4A ...

Edmundson Wins Community Service Award At Mount Vernon's Thornton HS  The Daily Voice

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. – Thornton High School senior Jordan Edmundson was recently honored with The Matthew Kevin Moore Role Model, Leadership, and ...

The Sports and Arts in Schools Foundation hosted its annual 'Step Up, Show Down' competition on Saturday, March 11 at New Explorers High School  Bronx Times

Congratulations are in order for this year's 'Step Up, Show Down' competition winners!

Gang Member Reaches Plea Deal in Brutal 2013 Stabbing Outside Daly City High School

By Bay City News *Service*: REDWOOD CITY, CA- A gang member pleaded no contest Tuesday to attempted murder for attacking and stabbing a 17-year-old ...

Police officer turned principal at Lakewood’s O’Connell Middle School  The Denver Post

LAKEWOOD —Jennifer Kirksey puts her feet to the bicycle pedals on a sunny Saturday morning, pounding out the miles after a long week at the office.

Sex offender accused of attempting to abduct 16-year-old boy in Harvey  WLS-TV

Sean Drysdale, 43, a registered sex offender, was arrested and charged Thursday after police say he allegedly tried to abduct a 16-year-old boy.

Jones, Calvin Curtis  Waco Tribune-Herald

Calvin Curtis Jones. Feb. 17, 1925 - Feb. 18, 2018. Calvin Curtis Jones, 93, of Mart died Sunday, February 18, 2018, at Baylor Scott & White Medical ...

John C. Moore (1936-2018)  Toledo Blade

John C. Moore, who became a bank executive, a university administrator, and chairman of the Owens Community College trustees and who volunteered on the .

Yonkers Students Receive Scholarships To Berkeley College  Daily Voice

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Students from Westchester County have received scholarships to attend Berkeley College. Each year, these scholarships are awarded to ...

Cañon City Tigers senior Katarina Christian into floor finals at state  Canon City Daily Record

THORNTON — Katarina Christian has moved into the finals for the second year in a row. The Cañon City Tigers senior qualified for finals in the floor event at the ...

Schools Show Support For Legacy High School  CBS Local

2019 GRAMMY Awards Red Carpet GalleryRed carpet looks from the 61st annual GRAMMY Awards on CBS. Latest Photos. 2019 GRAMMY Awards Red ...

Weld County Tributes for Feb. 3  Greeley Tribune

Carl BensonJan. 29, 1924-Jan. 26, 2018Age: 93Residence: EatonCarl A. Benson, 93, of Eaton passed away when he was ready Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, at North ...

Chicago area school closings  WGN TV Chicago

Find out if a weather emergency has closed your school, business or daycare center. The Emergency Closing Center lists the status of all reported ECC facilities.

A new road to state this year for Fort Morgan gymnastics  Fort Morgan Times

In the last couple of years, the Fort Morgan gymnastics teams have been in small in numbers, resulting in the girls having to qualify individually in specific events ...

Thompson Valley gymnasts pull off great balancing act

THORNTON - The initial reaction came with much trepidation. When the rotation schedule for the lass 4A state gymnastics meet was released, Thompson Valley ...

Rattlers begin Greco/Freestyle season  Fort Morgan Times

The Rattlers youth wrestling team began its second season of the year over the weekend at the Jefferson Brawl at Thornton High School.

Jim Quinlan  Mason City Globe Gazette

SWALEDALE | Jim Quinlan, 75, of Swaledale died Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, at the Iowa State Plowing Contest in Belmond. He was with friends plowing which ...

Morris ‘Butch’ Stewart dies; did music for Oprah, Joyner, McDonald’s  Chicago Sun-Times

Morris “Butch” Stewart, who created long-running theme songs for Oprah Winfrey and radio host Tom Joyner, and jingles for McDonald's and Coca-Cola, died on ...

Lady Mustangs at state  Fort Morgan Times

THORNTON — — The Fort Morgan Lady Mustangs have a lot to be proud of this season. While the Lady Mustangs did not manage to qualify as a team, missing ...

51 Set to Graduate from Judge Judys Her Honor Mentoring Program

A total of 51 female area high school students, accompanied by their professional women mentors, are set to graduate Wednesday from "Judge Judy" ...

Judge Judys Mentoring Program Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Judge Judy's Mentoring Program - Larchmont-Mamaroneck, NY - Young women are paired with mentors from the business community.

The Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center hosted their 16th annual Human Rights Institute for High School Student Leaders at Iona College  HamletHub

Over 400 high school students from 34 high schools attended, from across Westchester, Fairfield County and the Bronx. Danielle Butin gave an inspirational ...

Longtime star Todd Helton is honored by Rockies, who retire his No. 17  The Denver Post

As Todd Helton emerged from the Rockies' dugout at Coors Field on Sunday afternoon, theme music from “The Natural” filled the ballpark. Thunder rolled in the ...

Convicted gun trafficker left little of a paper trail  Chicago Tribune

Of the hundreds of handguns and assault rifles that convicted gun trafficker David "Big Man" Lewisbey bought at Indiana gun shows and pumped onto Chicago's ...

The Top 100 Boys All-Time Great Southwest Athletes  MileSplit

We used our database to find the top 100 athletes all-time in each of the events at the Great Southwest Outdoor Track and Field Classic.

Wheatley's Sexual Abuse Conviction and the Shiloh School Board –  Edgar County Watchdogs

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) –. “To sin by silence when we should protest makes cowards out of men.” — Ella Wheeler Wilcox. When we first reported on Dr. John ...

What's Closed Around Chicago  WBBM NewsRadio

The latest closings information in the Chicago area. Find out if a weather emergency has closed your school, business or daycare center.

Teamwork pays off for SHS gymnastics  Summit Daily News

FARMER'S KORNER - All season long, the Summit High School gymnastics squad has had one goal - to make it to state as a team.From the first dual against.

Mount Vernon: Signs of change in schools, neighborhoods, film  The Journal News |

Poised on New York City's northern border, Mount Vernon has everything a suburban New York City community needs to prosper.

Denver's Ten Best Bargain Events, March 23 Through March 25, 2018  Westword

From classical music concerts and comedy to movie screenings and book readings, this week has something in store for all manner of Denverites.

Rebecca Henderson places in Region 3 gymnastics meet  The Lamar Ledger

Rebecca Henderson, a freshman from Lamar High School, has been competing for the Pueblo Central gymnastics team this season. The team recently placed ...

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