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Wildfires

Pine beetle kill not more likely to burn, study says

Pine beetle kill not more likely to burn, study saysThe study was done because of severe and extensive native bark beetle outbreaks in response to warming temperatures and drought.
  • Wildfires
  • 1 week ago
Gadgets

Douglas County students win award for best app

Douglas County students win award for best appThe Douglas County students won best in the State of Colorado in the 2014 Verizon Innovative App Challenge.
  • Gadgets
  • 1 week ago
Education

Should Colorado schools have Native American mascots?

Should Colorado schools have Native American mascots?A proposed bill in the Colorado legislature could decide whether public schools can use Native Americans as mascots.
  • Education
  • 1 week ago
Education

Students program Nao robots for professional project

Students program Nao robots for professional projectThe Innovation Center of St. Vrain Valley Schools teaches kids advanced robotics.
  • Education
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Education

Silver Creek senior organizes instrument collection

Silver Creek senior organizes instrument collectionA Silver Creek Senior organizes a drive to support Bringing Music to Life.
  • Education
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Education

Small fire at Johnstown elementary school

Small fire at Johnstown elementary schoolOne student was treated on the scene after a small fire erupted at Pioneer Ridge Elementary School Friday afternoon.
  • Education
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Education

Boulder elementary students invited to White House

Boulder elementary students invited to White HouseFilmmaker Rachel Lederman talked to her 8-year-old daughter Sadie about doing a project together.
  • Education
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Education

Parents discuss possible closure of Aurora Central HS

Parents discuss possible closure of Aurora Central HSDistrict officials must consider drastic changes for Aurora Central High School including closure.
  • Education
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Education

DPS loses student's school choice application

DPS loses student's school choice applicationPark Hill parent says she cannot get her daughter into her neighborhood school.
  • Education
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Education

CU Boulder students learn 'unconventionally'

CU Boulder students learn 'unconventionally'A unique afterschool program is proving that learning can be fun and a bit unconventional. It's called El Pueblo Magico, or the Magic Community, and it's facilitated by students at the University of Colorado Boulder.
  • Education
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Health

'Tobacco Is Nasty' website discourages smoking

'Tobacco Is Nasty' website discourages smokingColorado kids say tobacco is nasty.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Education

Littleton superintendent responds to Davis family

Littleton superintendent responds to Davis familyLittleton Superintendent says the Davis Family request will be addressed at March 30 board meeting.
  • Education
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Education

Student testing reduction has support, but some want more

Student testing reduction has support, but some want morePolitical heavyweights in Colorado are banding together to call for a reduction in mandatory student testing.
  • Education
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Education

Colorado 5th graders quiz state legislators

Colorado 5th graders quiz state legislatorsA hundred fifth grade students are marching to the Colorado State Capitol Monday to put legislators to the test.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks ago
Education

David Miller heading to new DU institute next year

David Miller heading to new DU institute next yearDavid Miller, who has led The Denver Foundation for nearly 20 years, is resigning at the end of 2015 to create a new venture at the University of Denver
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Education

Do you understand the Theory of Relativity, really?

Do you understand the Theory of Relativity, really?Black holes, time travel and E= mc^2.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Education

5th Gear Kids program celebrates fitness

5th Gear Kids program celebrates fitnessAround 1,000 students from Cherry Creek and Aurora learn about the science of fitness.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Education

JeffCo school board meets publicly with student panel

JeffCo school board meets publicly with student panelIt's a Saturday morning and a panel of students couldn't be happier to be sitting in school.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Life

9 random facts about pi (the irrational number, not the food)

9 random facts about pi (the irrational number, not the food)Saturday is 03/14/15 ... so we asked a journalism major to research pi.
  • Life
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Education

Parents upset over district's silence after shooting

Parents upset over district's silence after shootingThe parents of Claire Davis back a bill that could compel school districts to reveal information on school shootings.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Education

Music teacher says instrument program needs help

Music teacher says instrument program needs helpBringing Music to Life Instrument Drive runs March 16 through 28.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Education

9NEWS goes back to school

9NEWS goes back to schoolKathy Sabine
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Education

9NEWS employees 'go back to school'

9NEWS employees 'go back to school'It's Throwback Thursday, which means 9NEWS decided to go "back to school" for the day.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Local

Claire Davis' parents frustrated by school's silence

Claire Davis' parents frustrated by school's silenceIt's been a year and three months since the Arapahoe High School shooting that killed senior Claire Davis. Aside from a couple of public statements, Michael and Desiree Davis have been silent about their daughter's death. But now it is time.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Education

DEBATE: Value of new PARCC tests

DEBATE: Value of new PARCC testsStudents and parents across Colorado are protesting new standardized testing going on right now.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Crime

Armed teen arrested after chase through school

Armed teen arrested after chase through schoolAn 18-year-old man was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon after officials at Pinnacle Charter School chased him through their auditorium.
  • Crime
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Crime

Court: Principal had gun, pills when arrested

Court: Principal had gun, pills when arrestedWhen the principal of Ute Meadows Elementary School was picked up by police for a case involving the sexual assault of a child, many questions arose.
  • Crime
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago