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Students show Hispanic pride with mural at Thornton High School  9News.com 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 ...



Students paint a mural of heritage  9News.com 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 ...



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 ...



10th grader at Thornton High School found with gun on campus, was loaded with 3 rounds  The Denver Channel

THORNTON, Colo. - A 10th grader is now in custody after school officials discovered he had a loaded handgun on school grounds, an officer with the Thornton ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Thornton school board concerned over drilling  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 ...



Guest Post: An open letter to Colorado lawmakers  The Colorado Independent

Older vertical wells 200 feet from homes next to Silver Creek Elementary School in Thornton, Colorado. (Photo by Ted Wood/The Story Group.) NOTE: The ...



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 ...



Numerous Schools Close For The Day Due To Police Search  CBS Local

(CBS4) – Several schools in Adams County will be closed for the day Thursday as police search for two suspects following a fatal shooting of a deputy ...



Thornton High School teen formally charged with bringing gun to school  The Denver Channel

A 10th grader at Thornton High School has been formally charged with bringing a gun to school.



Thornton High School On Lockdown After Report Of Nearby Gunman (UPDATE)  Huffington Post

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



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

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



School closures related to suspect search in Adams County  9NEWS.com

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 ...



Gymnastics: Runner-ups Reiffin, DeMoss pace Overland in 5A event finals  Sentinel Colorado

THORNTON | While a runner-up finish might have disappointing to some gymnasts, Elena Reiffin had a different view of her second place in the floor exercise in ...



Schools close as manhunt continues for Adams County deputy shooting suspects  The Denver Post

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



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 ...



Thornton High School threat not legitimate, investigators say  kdvr.com

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



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 ...



D for domination  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

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



Faces of Denver’s March for Our Lives  The Denver Post

Many among the thousands of people who attended Denver's March for Our Lives event used signs to convey a variety of stories and messages.



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.



Photo Gallery: Niwot gymnastics wins Class 4A state title  Left Hand Valley Courier

With two of the top three finishers in the all-around competition, the Niwot gymnastics team took first in this year's Class 4A state championship meet, held Nov.



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 ...



Police search for gunman who shot Thornton teacher  nwitimes.com

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



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 ...



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.



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 ...



District 38 sends gymnasts to state finals: Megan Dumond, Megan Sandoval led way for team this season  Colorado Springs Gazette

For the first time in program history, Palmer Ridge gymnastics — a combined District 38 team with athletes from Lewis-Palmer and Palmer Ridge — had two girls ...



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 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.



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 ...



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

Brian Batz. Website: brianbatzforadams12schools.com. Age: 46. Family: Family of five (three boys); one graduated from Thornton High School and now attends ...



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.



'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.



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 who was shot to death during a house party in Thornton over the weekend. Haley Vargaz, of Denver, ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Mount Vernon's schools bond: What's next  The Journal News | LoHud.com

MOUNT VERNON - Construction is happening just about everywhere in this city's school district as officials work to design, get state approval, and implement ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



D.205 has new acting superintendent | South Suburban News  nwitimes.com

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 ...



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.



Athletic Director Sentenced For Stealing From School District  KMGH Denver

A former athletic director for Adams 12 Five Star School district was sentenced Thursday for taking $20,000 from ticket and concession sales during games.



Thornton High senior brings global perspective  Denver Post

Anguel Tolev, a senior at Thornton High School, moved here from Bulgaria when he was 9 years old. At the time, he did not speak English, but now speaks three ...



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.



Find your 2017 PARCC scores Colorado in our database  Chalkbeat Colorado

In this searchable database, you can find your Colorado PARCC scores for the 2017 tests. These results are from PARCC testing in Colorado. The scores from ...



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.



Loveland's Hammen wins state gymnastics title  ReporterHerald.com

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 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.



Massive blaze destroys 2 buildings in Adams County condo complex  kdvr.com

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



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.



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

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



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 ...



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 ...



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

THORNTON, Colo. --The family of a 16-year-old girl shot and killed at a house party is pleading for information on the shooter. No arrests have been made in the ...



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 ...



Thornridge High ready for last year as four-year school  Chicago Tribune

The days may be numbered for Thornridge High School, but there was a remarkable sense of normalcy on a recent busy Saturday morning.



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 ...



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

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 ...



Niwot overcomes injuries to win 4A gymnastics championship  CHSAA Now

Niwot began the season with plenty of question marks. On Friday at the 4A state gymnastics meet, the Cougars closed the year as champions.



John C. Moore (1936-2018) - The  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 ...



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 ...



Mt. Vernon teachers endorse $108M school bond  The Journal News | LoHud.com

The Mount Vernon Federation of Teachers Executive Board has formally endorsed a $108 million bond issuance proposal.



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 ...



Thompson Valley gymnastics shows resolve at state meet  Loveland Reporter-Herald

THORNTON — Coming out of the shadows of a disappointing start, the team found a spark. Really, nothing surprised Jaia Sattler more than to see that happen ...



Parents warned about teens & prescription pill popping parties  kdvr.com

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 ...



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 ...



Exceptional athletes from Pueblo West, state mix it up at State Wrestling Tourney  Pueblo West View

DENVER - Very few people know what it feels like to have a crowd of 10000 people screaming and roaring for them.



Find your Colorado school's 2016 PARCC English and math results  Chalkbeat Colorado

The green bars represent the number of students who scored at or above the state's benchmark for college or career readiness.



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 ...



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 ...



Thornton grad, NFL wideout Randle El seeks to motivate youth  nwitimes.com

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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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

With one more gymnast added to its ranks of qualifiers from last year, Cañon City High School's gymnastics team will return Friday to the state tournament.



Colorado Classics: Don Horn, former Denver Broncos quarterback  Denver Post

To this day, Don Horn wonders if anyone remembers one of the most bizarre days in Broncos history. If there are fans who recall, he's pretty sure they wouldn't ...



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 ...



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 ...



Thompson Valley gymnasts pull off great balancing act  ReporterHerald.com

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.



Nancy Pelosi Lauds Colorado DREAMer Marco Dorado in Epic House Speech  Westword

Yesterday, U.S. House minority leader Nancy Pelosi spoke for eight consecutive hours on the chamber's floor about the need for immigration reform, with a ...



Latest Colorado test results provide long-awaited glimpse at how students are growing academically  Chalkbeat Colorado

Newly released state test results measuring students' academic growth show strong progress for Denver Public Schools in English, slow going for Aurora Public ...



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 ...



51 Set to Graduate from Judge Judys Her Honor Mentoring Program  Patch.com

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Judge Judys Mentoring Program Celebrates 10th Anniversary  Patch.com

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



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.



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.



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 ...



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