Last week marked Colorado Springs’ first-ever “Amazing Race” recycling challenge.
Arriving from Arizona, in route to their home base in Michigan, 24 students from Calvin College stopped…Continue
Added by Brinn Pfeiffer on January 24, 2013 at 1:27pm — No Comments
Colorado College is offering more than 30 “half block” courses during the Winter Break. The half block courses run from Jan. 7-17, and range from Tolstoy in Translation to Topical Issues in Neuroscience to Accelerated Portuguese to Winter Ecology.
Among the interdisciplinary courses offered is Printing in…
Added by Leslie Weddell on January 10, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments
It's that time of the year again - the time when millions flock to the gym, go on a diet, or join a weight loss center; when everyone resolves to get healthier in the upcoming year. According to research, however, less than 20% will stick to their New Year's resolution to lose weight. On average, the biggest resolution failures are often fitness related.
"Many people set New Year's goals to improve their health and fitness and begin new exercise programs. Yet, after investing…Continue
Added by Joe Ramirez on January 6, 2013 at 8:10pm — No Comments
Colorado Springs, Colorado — Students at The Colorado Springs School (CSS) will be exploring Asia in a big way over this next week — with the world’s largest map of the continent. The map measures 26 feet by 35 feet and is designed as giant game board to introduce students to the diverse geography of Asia.…Continue
Added by Jessica L. James on December 13, 2012 at 2:45pm — No Comments
C.J. Pascoe, Colorado College assistant professor of sociology, has been appointed to the research advisory board of Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation. The non-profit charitable foundation is dedicated to helping young people develop skills, opportunities, and resources, as it addresses issues such as…Continue
Added by Leslie Weddell on November 30, 2012 at 12:34pm — No Comments
On November 27 Colorado Springs City Council is scheduled to give the oil and gas industry permission to poison our water and air. I’m hopeful this council will stand up for our community’s right to have clean air and safe water. I’m concerned, however, because council is being pressured by special interests to approve inadequate regulation.
The drilling industry has infiltrated the state body that’s supposed to regulate it. It has coached state and local officials in drafting…
Added by Dave Gardner on November 25, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments
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In the photo, Matthew Wright
Typically, Vacation Bible School is held in the summer months, but Pikes Peak Park Baptist Church likes to get the bang for their buck. Every year, in the month of October, they dust off the…Continue
Added by Shelly Goodman Wright on October 17, 2012 at 11:01am — No Comments
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Families of Cheyenne Mountain Charter Academy's College Kindergarten attended a night of reading last month—the first Kindergarten family night of many this school year. Parents learned more about the school’s reading curriculum, how reading is taught, and how…Continue
Added by Janet Dinnen on October 8, 2012 at 8:45am — No Comments
An open house celebrating Colorado College’s new Cheryl Schlessman Bennett Children’s Center, 909 N. Nevada Ave., was held Friday, Sept. 28, with three generations of family members in attendance.
The new 9,000-plus square-foot center can accommodate 64 children, from infants to preschoolers, (and up…
Added by Leslie Weddell on October 5, 2012 at 3:52pm — No Comments
Added by Jessica L. James on September 27, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments
The accomplished artist stepped onto the campus of The Colorado Springs School (CSS) for the first time since graduating 33 years ago. She stood in the very spot on the school’s historic terrace where she received her diploma, and was flooded by memories of that day.…Continue
Added by Jessica L. James on September 11, 2012 at 3:43pm — No Comments
Join local photographer and author known as “The Pikes Peak Guy” for a presentation about his best selling new book…Continue
Added by Colorado Springs Senior Center on September 7, 2012 at 10:16am — No Comments
Students at The Vanguard School continue the tradition of achieving high scores on the Colorado ACT according to data recently released from the Colorado Department of Education. Vanguard students have consistently earned a composite score higher than a 26 every year that they have taken the test. This year, they earned a 26.8, making them the top performing high school in Colorado…Continue
Added by Janet Dinnen on August 22, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments
The Vanguard School at Cheyenne Mountain Charter Academy tops the charts in Colorado standardized test scores once again. The Colorado Springs charter school was the only school in the state that earned a top three rating for the percentage of students "Proficient" or "Advanced" in all seven tests.
This year, Vanguard was the top performing school for students earning "Proficient"…
Added by Janet Dinnen on August 14, 2012 at 3:37pm — No Comments
After School Programs offered at the Tai Chi Association
Added by Julie Paler on July 25, 2012 at 2:17pm — No Comments
Seeing footage and photos of the Waldo Canyon Fire burning the Southern Front Range was enough to make one's stomach turn. But imagine being an evacuee; having to leave the comfort of your home and most of your possessions behind without assurance that you would see it all again. From there, think about not having friends or relatives to flee to, but instead relying on a makeshift shelter in a school gymnasium, full of strangers in the exact same situation.
Though most evacuees were…Continue
Added by Mile High Youth Corps on July 19, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments
Don't miss Victor's annual Gold Rush Days celebration this weekend! July 20, 21 and 22. Everyone is invited! This year there are more attractions than ever. The Victorian Olio, a vintage baseball game, the downhill gravity races and mining contests are only a few of the many events you won't want to miss. Street vendors will be abundant as usual and shopping for treasures is always a favorite for many! Please join us to experience the City of Gold Mines, Victor, Colorado - how it was…Continue
Added by Gayle McGinty on July 17, 2012 at 10:16pm — No Comments
I'm Gayle McGinty, owner of Ajor Renee' Boutique, the smallest shop in Victor. I enjoy spreading the word of what's happening in Victor. This year 3rd on 3rd and Find Victor are new events that have received very positive response. On the 3rd day of each month the shops on 3rd street stay open until 8:00 p.m. There is entertainment, refreshments, great shopping and fun for all. Find Victor will take you on a photo hunt to various…Continue
Added by Gayle McGinty on June 11, 2012 at 4:12pm — No Comments