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Fred Marion Rowland (May 20, 1926–August 8, 2019)  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Fred passed away peacefully at his home with family by his side. Fred was the 4th of 5 children born to Lansing and Lila Rowland in Denver, CO. Fred.



Candidate field for at-large Denver school board race narrows to two  Chalkbeat Colorado

Anna DeWitt dropped out after not winning the endorsement of the Denver teachers union.



Part of this Denver teacher’s platform for school board? A $5,000 raise for every teacher  The Denver Post

Anna DeWitt teaches French at North High School. She is running for the school board seat currently held by Happy Haynes, who is barred by term limits from ...



Rockies surprise Denver North High School students with playoff tickets  FOX 31 Denver

DENVER — Some students at Denver's North High School got a big surprise from the Rockies on Friday: Tickets to Sunday's playoff game at Coors Field.



Some Denver high school sports teams forced to use replacement coaches during teachers strike  The Denver Post

As the Denver Public Schools teachers' strike began Monday, its effects were already being felt by high school sports teams across the city — especially those ...



Black student excellence: Denver school board directs district to better serve black students  Chalkbeat Colorado

Every Denver public school soon will be required to develop a plan to boost the success of black and African-American students by embracing their strengths ...



From homeless to the state tournament, Denver North heavyweight Max Tafoya has tunnel vision for success  The Denver Post

The loss of both his parents in middle school. The windy, bumpy and accelerated path to manhood that followed, when the 18-year-old was tested by ...



Denver teachers strike to continue for third day as marathon negotiations show “pathway forward”  The Denver Post

Denver's teachers strike will continue for a third day after union and district negotiators spent more than 12 hours in a marathon bargaining session Tuesday that ...



No. 428: On supergravity, winning wines and power plays – plus, market smarts for innovators  Innovate Long Island

Friday on your mind: The five-day plight ends once more, dear readers, as we wrap up another week of socioeconomic innovation and welcome another warm, ...



A scooter, a reflection journal, and no surprises: One Denver principal's approach to leadership  Chalkbeat Colorado

A Denver principal talks about his "no-surprises" approach to staff feedback and why his school emphasizes restorative justice practices.



Three Denver schools provide national model for how to discipline differently  The Denver Post

North High School is one of three Denver schools serving as national examples of restorative justice.



Loaded handgun found in student’s backpack at Edmond North High School  KFOR Oklahoma City

EDMOND, Okla. - A loaded handgun has been found on Wednesday inside of a student's backpack at Edmond North High, according to a letter from the school's ...



Bill would allow some Colorado teens to vote in school board elections  FOX 31 Denver

DENVER - Should high school students be allowed to vote in school board elections? Some Colorado legislators think so and have proposed a bill that would ...



20-year-old Denver school board candidate leading in fundraising  Chalkbeat Colorado

Tay Anderson raised $13912 in the last six months, all from individual donors.



Celebrated North High School principal to leave at end of year  Chalkbeat Colorado

Nicole Veltzé, the principal of Denver's North High School, will leave the school after four years.



Broncos host inaugural Empowerment Summit for local female high-school student-athletes  DenverBroncos.com

DENVER — The Broncos took a new step forward in their outreach initiatives on Friday, as the organization hosted its inaugural Empowerment Summit at ...



Testing DIY hail protection for your car (with a high school baseball team)  FOX 31 Denver

Take a look at this: A car at a junk lot, a high school baseball team, and the FOX31 Problem Solvers put DIY hail protection to the test.



Achievement Gaps at Denver Public Schools Is One of Worst in US  5280 | The Denver Magazine

The achievement gap between white and minority students in Denver Public Schools is one of the worst in the country. Despite the district's efforts, we can't ...



How much money each Denver school board candidate has raised thus far  Chalkbeat Colorado

The 10-candidate Denver school board election has a new fundraising frontrunner: Alexis Menocal Harrigan, who used to work in government affairs for the ...



Student to staffer: Denver school board candidate's district ties span decades  Chalkbeat Colorado

Alexis Menocal Harrigan said her own experience mirrors that of many of Denver's 93000 public school students.



Next Question: What's the story behind the Denver flag?  9News.com KUSA

Did you know that Denver's flag design came out of a high school? A question inspired us to learn about the symbol that makes our street signs stand out.



Denver school board member Lisa Flores says she will not run for re-election  Chalkbeat Colorado

The only Denver school board member eligible to run for re-election this year said Wednesday she does not plan to seek a second term. Lisa Flores will serve ...



Twenty Years Later A Look At Columbine, Then And Now  KUNC

The nation was shocked on April 20, 1999, when 12 students and one teacher were killed in a mass shooting at Columbine High School outside of Denver,



Denver school board ratifies deal to give teachers average 11.7% pay hike  Chalkbeat Colorado

Without discussion, the Denver school board on Thursday approved a new pay deal that will award educators an average 11.7% raise next year. The deal ...



School Shootings List in Twenty Years Since Columbine: 240 and Counting  Westword

Twenty years ago tomorrow, on April 20, 1999, two seniors at Columbine High School killed twelve students and a teacher before taking their own lives in an ...



North High sophomore brings spirit as school mascot  9NEWS.com

Whenever the Denver North High School sophomore walks the halls, usually sporting some kind of t-shirt to show his school pride, Daniel McAllister can predict ...



Seen: Antonio Mercado creates a sensation at North High School  The Denver Post

He's at it again. Antonio Mercado created quite a sensation back in 2004 when, as North High School's theater teacher, he was able to talk Denver city officials ...



Veteran educator Ron Cabrera named interim superintendent of Denver Public Schools  The Denver Post

Ron Cabrera, who began his 40-year career as an educator as a teacher at North High School, will become interim superintendent of Denver Public Schools ...



Denver school board pledges to make sure LGBTQ students are 'seen, accepted, and celebrated'  Chalkbeat Colorado

In response to reports that the Trump administration may seek to narrowly define gender as a condition determined by genitalia at birth, the Denver school board ...



Three-quarters of Denver teachers went out on strike, new data shows. Look up your school here.  Chalkbeat Colorado

Three-quarters of Denver classroom teachers were absent on the first day of a three-day strike earlier this month, according to attendance numbers obtained ...



Denver broadcaster & former CU baseball coach Irv Brown remembered for charisma, career  9News.com KUSA

DENVER — University of Colorado baseball coach, collegiate referee and longtime media personality Irv Brown passed away early Sunday morning from ...



Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signs full-day kindergarten into law  The Colorado Independent

Fulfilling a key campaign promise, Gov. Jared Polis on Tuesday signed into law a bill funding full-day kindergarten.



Critics see Susana Cordova's husband's job as a conflict of interest. Here's what you need to know.  Chalkbeat Colorado

Since Deputy Superintendent Susana Cordova was named the sole finalist for the Denver school district's top job last week, critics have zeroed in on one fact in ...



Meet Tay Anderson, the 20-Year-Old School Board Candidate Determined to Rescue the Denver Public School System From Itself  The Root

Everything about activist Tay Anderson screams “about that action.”



Here's what picketing outside Denver schools might look like — and how police and the district plan to handle it  Chalkbeat Colorado

If Denver teachers do indeed strike, the morning scenes outside schools could be dramatic: lines of educators chanting and waving picket signs, substitutes ...



Editorial: Moving Denver Public Schools forward after a productive strike  The Denver Post

Denver teachers and school district officials put aside their differences and hammered out a new pay structure for teachers that should make everyone proud.



NBA star Steph Curry challenges Denver high school students to game of H-O-R-S-E in surprise visit  FOX31 Denver

https://youtu.be/xwSyggOtbp4 DENVER -- While in town for a game against the Denver Nuggets in February, Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry surprised ...



Phasing out remedial education could help more students earn degrees  Chalkbeat Colorado

A bill making its way through the Colorado legislature would take an approach that has shown promise in the community college system and make it the ...



First-generation college student gives back to students who were just like her  9News.com KUSA

Eight years ago, Myrna Hernandez was a high school student with questions. Now she's giving a little advice of her own.



District 1: Denver's 2019 City Council Race  5280 | The Denver Magazine

A primer on the issues and candidates in District 1, ahead of the 2019 municipal election. (You can vote by mail or in-person on May 7.) By Jay Bouchard | April ...



Post-teacher strike, is momentum building to 'flip' the Denver school board?  Chalkbeat Colorado

The Denver teacher strike was, at its core, a fight for higher pay. But it was also a backlash against controversial school district policies, ballooning bureaucracy, ...



Finding inspiration to photograph the Denver teacher strike  Colorado Springs Independent

I woke up early one recent morning thinking about the Denver teacher strike. In my head was picture of a teacher at sunrise with sign...



Denver North basketball hoops it up with Steph Curry  9NEWS.com

The Denver Nuggets aren't in the NBA Playoffs this year, but you've gotta root for someone, right? Don't be surprised to hear students at Denver North High ...



Denver City Council District 1 candidate Q&A  The Denver Post

The Denver City Council District 1 race features Praj Kulkarni, Victoria R. Aguilar, Sabrina D'Agosta, David Sabados, Mike Somma, Amanda Sandoval and Scott ...



The first year of teaching is notoriously tough. Denver is experimenting with a new approach  Chalkbeat Colorado

Associate teachers” will teach part-time in a high-poverty school and spend the rest of their time planning, observing, and learning.



31 High School Students Crowned 2019 National Speech and Debate Champions  GlobeNewswire

The National Speech & Debate Tournament is the largest academic competition in the world.



Many eligible families don't use the Denver Preschool Program. The new CEO wants to change that.  Chalkbeat Colorado

As the new president and CEO of the Denver Preschool Program, Elsa Holguín wants to reach more families who are eligible for preschool tuition assistance.



Why these Denver charter schools are closing or delaying opening  Chalkbeat Colorado

Suffering from low enrollment, two Denver charter schools will close, one will delay opening by a year, and another has just over a week to attract enough ...



As Denver's school choice process opens, which schools are the most – and least – popular?  Chalkbeat Colorado

Last year, more incoming 9th graders listed East High School as their first choice than any other high school in the city.



Colorado teachers are turning to crowdfunding sites to pay for school supplies  The Denver Channel

DENVER – Teachers across the country are striking to demand better pay and better supplies , but some others are taking a more creative approach and turning ...



Send North High's principal to detention  Westword

School Daze Against all odds, Michael Ballez will be graduating from North High School this year. Those odds include: the classmates who've dropped out, one ...



Positive trends in Denver graduation, drop-out rates continue  Chalkbeat Colorado

As Denver Public Schools marked seven consecutive years of improved graduation rates last week, the city's education community celebrated the gains while ...



Best Things to Do in Denver This Week, April 15-21, 2019  Westword

No, filing your taxes isn't fun, but once you've gotten that out of the way, there's plenty of fun to be had in Denver this week, from learning about psychedelics and ...



Princeton Prize in Race Relations honors high school students for promoting understanding, respect  Princeton University

Twenty-eight high school students from around the United States have been named recipients of the 2019 Princeton Prize in Race Relations. The students were ...



Rockies’ Field of Dreams program continues to influence youth, high school baseball across Colorado  The Denver Post

On average, players would donate anywhere from $20000 to $50000 per field, with superstars such as Larry Walker donating up to $250000 total. The fields ...



Post-strike, activists push to 'flip' the Denver school board  coloradopolitics.com

The Denver teacher strike was, at its core, a fight for higher pay. But it was also a backlash against controversial school district policies, ballooning bureaucracy, ...



Amid heated community debate, Denver extends time for superintendent search  Chalkbeat Colorado

The Denver school board has pushed back the date by which it will name finalists for the superintendent job from October to November. The extension follows ...



TCA's superb boys' soccer season ends with loss in state 4A semis  Colorado Springs Gazette

AURORA • For a few weeks at the start of the season, The Classical Academy's soccer team was looking very unlike a typical Classical Academy team.



The toughest Denver public schools to get into  7NEWS Denver

The schools with more number of Denver students listing them as top choice for grades K, 6 and 9.



Broomfield economic director retires  Broomfield Enterprise

After eight years at the helm of Broomfield's economic development department, director Bo Martinez is trading mountain views for the ocean. Martinez resigns ...



Cartoonist Drew Litton shares his take on Super Bowl LIII  9News.com KUSA

9toonist Drew Litton stopped by 9NEWS to share his take on Sunday's Super Bowl LIII. In just a couple of hours, Drew produced five cartoons tackling Super ...



Colorado Sports Hall of Fame to induct six new members  KKTV 11 News

DENVER -- The Selection Committee of the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame voted six individuals -- including Missy Franklin, Daniel Graham and Todd Lodwick ...



Armed with tamales in the battle for Denver schools  SocialistWorker.org

The labor movement can learn something about solidarity from the immigrant women who made tamales for striking teachers.



National Girls High School Wrestling Rankings For February 6, 2019  FloWrestling

USA Wrestling, FloWrestling and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum have published its third National Girls High School rankings for the 2018-19 ...



Denver Mayoral Candidates on Major Issues Confronting the City  Westword

The major candidates to lead Denver for the next four years take on major issues confronting the city.



Day of the Dead Celebrations and Things to Do in Denver in 2018  Westword

Though El Diá de los Muertos is essentially a Mexican remembrance for the dead, there's a joy to its solemnity, as families leave favorite foods and offerings for ...



Connie Ciarlelli, 58  Sentinel Colorado

Connie Ciarlelli, 58, of Littleton Colorado passed away on January 7, 2019 from metastasized endometrial cancer. She is survived by her loving husband of 35 ...



Lisa Calderón will enter Denver mayor’s race to challenge Michael Hancock, and she’s already suing him  The Denver Post

Lisa Calderón, co-chair of the Colorado Latino Forum in Denver and a longtime community advocate in north Denver, will join the field of challengers to Mayor ...



National Girls High School Rankings For May 8  FloWrestling

USA Wrestling, FloWrestling and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum have published its fourth National Girls High School rankings for the 2018-19 ...



A Guide to the Mayoral Candidates and Initiatives on the 2019 Denver Ballot  303 Magazine

At the beginning of May, Denver voters have a ballot with 10 candidates for mayor, as well as initiatives on homelessness and magic mushrooms.



Sandoval set to run for Denver City Council  La Voz Nueva

In mid-December, Denver City council member Rafael Espinoza announced that he would suspend his re-election campaign. Espinoza, who has fought against ...



Denver teacher raises money for archery program  7NEWS Denver

School is officially out for summer at North High School in Denver, but one teacher's work is far from over. Anna DeWitt, a French teacher at North High, ...



Hailey Hernandez, Lyle Yost Named NISCA National High School Diving Champions  SwimSwam

The National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association (NISCA) has announced 200 divers as high school All-Americans for the 2018-2019 season.



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.



Lisa Calderón: Why You Should Elect Me Mayor of Denver  Westword

This May, Denver will choose a mayor to lead the city for the next four years. But where do candidates stand on the issues? And how do they plan to earn your ...



Free Things to Do in Denver, October 29 to November 1, 2018  Westword

Halloween week is here in Denver. Have some free fun at a classical music concert, cultural celebrations and at Open Media Foundation.



After late coaching change, Thomas Jefferson baseball ready to challenge North, East for Denver Prep League title  The Denver Post

Throughout the entire offseason, it appeared Thomas Jefferson was primed to make a run for the Denver Prep League title -- and a Class 4A playoff push ...



Softball: Two-run fifth, Hailey Hoogers' pitching send Sioux City North past East  Sioux City Journal

SIOUX CITY — With the way Hailey Hoogers was pitching in the circle for North High School on Thursday, the Stars really only needed to find a way to string.



Colorado teenagers take pledges to stay off social media in October  9NEWS.com

Teenagers in Europe, Asia and America - including Colorado - are pledging to delete all social media apps on their phones for one month. "Social media really ...



DPS again fails to comply with federal mandate for English language learners  FOX31 Denver

DENVER -- The Denver Public Schools district, under court order to provide extra English classes to tens of thousands of struggling students, can't get it done.



Davenport North High School | Local Education | qctimes.com  Quad City Times

NORTH High School, Davenport, has selected these outstanding seniors from its class of 271 students:



Colorado man: 'I was almost a school shooter'  The Denver Channel

Six chilling words began a February 16 Facebook post from Aaron Stark: "I was almost a school shooter."



Wilmington's career night leads North over Central | High School Girls Basketball - QCVarsity.com  Quad City Times

It took until the second quarter for Ivy Wilmington to feel in the groove, but once the North sophomore settled in, there wasn't much that was going to knock her.



It’s official: Bomb cyclone is Colorado’s strongest storm on record  The Mercury News

Colorado recorded its lowest barometric pressure on record earlier this month during the so-called bomb cyclone, essentially confirming the storm as the ...



Former Husker All-American Tom Davis was rugged center and loyal friend  Lincoln Journal Star

Tom Davis, an All-America center as a senior at Nebraska in 1977, died Tuesday at an assisted living facility in Denver, according to several sources. He was ...



Duke Opens ACC Play at Syracuse Sunday  GoDuke.com

Game 10. No. 2 Duke (8-1) at No. 12 Syracuse (4-2). March 24, 2019 | 2 p.m. | ESPNU. Cicero-North High School | Syracuse, N.Y.. WatchESPN | Live Stats ...



CU Denver’s Daniel Ramirez wows Denver Public Schools Foundation gala  CU Denver Today

Daniel Ramirez likes to tell people about the phone call that changed his life. It was a call from the University of Colorado Denver, telling him he'd.



The Challenge of Creating Schools That 'Work for Everybody'  Education Week

One high-achieving school works to get a handle on the racial- and income-based disparities that continue to divide its students.



Terry Frei: Before there was "Irv and Joe," there was "Irv and Pat" — as a young married couple in Greeley, at UNC  Greeley Tribune

Pat Brown and Irv Brown in the early days of their 63-year marriage, which started when both were college students in Greeley. (Photo courtesy Brown family.)



Hispanic folk musician Eva Nuanez dies at 97  The Denver Post

Eva Nuanez, a natural-born musician and passionate singer, spread her love for music and won over the hearts of many Hispanic folk music enthusiasts around ...



Denver middle school principal tapped to lead Northfield High  Chalkbeat Colorado

Northfield High, which aims to offer the rigorous International Baccalaureate program to all kids, has gone through several changes since its rocky start.



New Teachers Are Often Assigned to High-Poverty Schools. Why Not Train Them There?  Education Week

Denver is testing a strategy for preparing new teachers: having them serve for a year as "associate teachers" in highly rated, high-poverty schools.



PHOTOS: Bomb cyclone hits Colorado, March 13, 2019  The Denver Post

A bomb cyclone brought conditions similar to a category 1 hurricane to Denver and the Front Range on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, as wind and snow ...



Call for later high school start times falls flat in Denver Public Schools  Chalkbeat Colorado

A top administrator asked Denver high schools and sixth-12th grade campuses to institute a start time of 8 a.m. or later this year, but most students won't see any ...



It's official: Ten candidates in the running for Denver school board  Chalkbeat Colorado

Ten candidates for the Denver school board will appear on November's ballot. The Denver Elections Division has verified that all 10 turned in enough valid voter ...



Denver community has lots of advice on picking a new superintendent – who will the board heed?  Chalkbeat Colorado

In the wake of news that Tom Boasberg will step down as Denver's superintendent, community members have begun to weigh in on what they want in the ...



PHOTOS: Denver Public Schools Foundation Achieve Gala  The Know

There are a million ways that the Denver Public Schools Foundation could have marked the 16th year for its Achieve Gala, and the one they picked paid off in a ...



School Security Changes Since Columbine Shooting in 1999  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa – 2019 marks 20 years since the Columbine High School shooting in Colorado. Des Moines Public Schools Security Specialist David ...



Armed teen who was ‘infatuated’ with Columbine found dead after manhunt  South China Morning Post

Sol Pais, 18, was discovered by the FBI with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.



PRESS ROOM: Monterey Jazz Festival Announces 2019 Next Generation Jazz Orchestra Members  Black Press USA

By Sentinel News *Service*. Monterey, Calif – Monterey Jazz Festival is proud to announce the 2019 members of its Next Generation Jazz Orchestra, the Festival's ...



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