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Douglas County approves $10 million for school security following STEM School shooting  The Denver Post

Douglas County commissioners agreed Monday to target $10 million toward boosting security inside the Douglas County School District, less than a week after ...



Highlands Ranch school shooting suspects were too young to purchase handguns used in deadly attack  The Colorado Sun

Investigators on Wednesday morning are digging into how the two teen suspects in Tuesday afternoon's deadly shooting at a Highlands Ranch school obtained ...



Graffiti appears on high school campus wall in Highlands Ranch  FOX 31 Denver

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. -- An investigation is underway at a high school in Highlands Ranch after what some people are describing as racist graffiti was ...



After 18 years, Mountain Vista head football coach resigns  Highlands Ranch Herald

After an 18-year run, Mountain Vista High School's varsity football head coach Ric Cash has resigned, citing a “toxicity” that exists in the football program. “There ...



Principal responds after racist graffiti appears on wall at Mountain Vista High School  FOX 31 Denver

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. -- A derogatory slogan was spray-painted on a gym wall at Mountain Vista High School last weekend. The term is a combination of ...



Viral video shows Mountain Vista High School student known for wearing Nazi garb being punched in the face by a black student  The Denver Post

A previously unreported video of a black Mountain Vista High School student punching a white student wearing Nazi garb has gone viral this week even though ...



Local officials: Incidents do not indicate larger racial issue in Douglas County schools  Highlands Ranch Herald

Authorities from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office and the Douglas County School District say two incidents — one involving a student fight and the other ...



Highlands Ranch 17-year-old makes it on 'American Idol'  Highlands Ranch Herald

When he was 3 years old, Nick Rogers' mom taught him to sing “You Are My Sunshine.” In the first grade, he sang in first his talent show. By high school, he had ...



Mountain Vista High School student says JUUL is a discrete way to vape in class  The Denver Channel

To most teens these days smoking cigarettes is gross, but vaping or 'Juuling,' a popular brand of e-cigs, is cool.



'What he gave to everyone today was nothing short of miraculous': Boy becomes 'The Wish Warrior'  The Denver Channel

To cap off a week's worth of fundraising for Make A Wish, a local high school put on a professional wrestling show for a boy with cancer, and helped him become ...



Mountain Vista graduates its largest class to date  Highlands Ranch Herald

A record-breaking 557 students walked across the stage at Red Rocks Amphitheatre May 16 to accept their diploma from Mountain Vista High School in ...



Colorado Student Charged with Assault After Punching White Student Doing Doing KKK-Themed Pose  Atlanta Black Star

It's been three months since two Colorado students duked it out in the schoolyard after one of them who was known for wearing Nazi regalia struck a pose.



Watch for rapping Highlands Ranch teen on “American Idol's” 17th season, premiering March 3  The Denver Post

Last fall, Nick Rogers stepped in front of the cameras and celebrity judges on “American Idol” and made his case for becoming the next singing star on the ...



A Colorado student in a Nazi jacket was punched in the face by a black peer. Both have been charged  ABC Action News

It's been three months since a black student in Colorado reportedly punched a white student wearing a Nazi jacket in the face, but the incident has only come to ...



Teens plotted mass shooting at Mountain Vista High School, subsequent suicide, affidavit shows  The Denver Post

A pair of teenage girls planned to commit a mass shooting at Mountain Vista High School last year before killing themselves, according to an arrest affidavit ...



Help Douglas County School District plan for its future  Highlands Ranch Herald

Douglas County School District is asking community members for input on a roadmap for the district's future. The goal is to promote what board of education ...



Girls arrested for Mountain Vista HS murder plot  The Denver Channel

Two 16-year-old girls have been arrested for making what's described as a credible threat to Mountain Vista High School according to the Douglas County ...



Colorado high school student wearing Nazi uniform beaten by black classmate  The Independent

A previously unreported video of a black high school student in Colorado punching a white student known among his classmates for wearing Nazi uniform has ...



Plans for new fire station take a turn  Highlands Ranch Herald

In response to negative feedback from community members, South Metro Fire Rescue has decided against building a fire station on a plot of land north of ...



Community on track to get new fire station  Highlands Ranch Herald

Plans for the third fire station in Highlands Ranch are underway. Station 20 would sit on a plot of land north of Mountain Vista High School, off Wildcat Reserve ...



17-year-old girl pleads guilty in murder plot at Mountain Vista High School  The Denver Post

One of two teen girls accused of plotting to kill fellow students and staff at Mountain Vista High School last year pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiracy to commit ...



27 Douglas County students named National Merit semifinalists  Highlands Ranch Herald

Twenty-seven Douglas County School District students have been named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists, more than doubling the district's 12 ...



Second teenager in Mountain Vista shooting plot sentenced up to 5 years in detention facility  FOX31 Denver

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. -- Sienna Johnson, one of two teenagers accused of plotting to kill students and staff members at Mountain Vista High School, was ...



Mountain Vista High School threat case: Court says Johnson doesn't have to give up mental records  7NEWS Denver

A teenager accused in a deadly school plot does not have to share her mental records to get a reverse-transfer hearing.



These Colorado high schools produced the most Harvard, Princeton and MIT grads  Denver Business Journal

A new report examines the Colorado high schools that sent the most alums to the top-three-ranked universities on U.S. News & World Report's latest list: No.



Colorado schools need to prepare for new type of threat, Jeffco superintendent says  The Denver Post

The decision to close hundreds of schools in Colorado and keep at least 400000 students home was unprecedented — but so was the threat posed by an armed ...



WATCH: Colorado “American Idol” hopeful Nick Rogers auditions before Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie  The Denver Post

The kid can seriously sing — and rap. His audition-ready snippet of Bazzi's “Mine” proved he's got a way with both melodies and flows. Despite naming Lionel ...



Mountain Vista High School threat case: Hearing Friday delayed for Sienna Johnson  The Denver Channel

A hearing for a teenager accused in a deadly plot to attack Mountain Vista High School was delayed Friday.



Teen sentenced in plot against Mountain Vista High School  FOX31 Denver

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. -- A 17-year-old girl was sentenced to three years in a youth detention center on Wednesday after she pleaded guilty in a plot ...



Second teenager pleads guilty in planned attack on Mountain Vista High School  FOX31 Denver

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. -- A second teenager accused of plotting to kill students and staff members at Mountain Vista High School entered a plea agreement ...



Video: White High School Student Known For Wearing Nazi Garb Punched By Black Classmate  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (CBS Local) –- A video of a black high school student punching a white student known for wearing Nazi garb has gone viral four ...



U.S. Rep. Coffman nominates students to service academies  Highlands Ranch Herald

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Aurora, nominated 48 high school students from the 6th Congressional District for an appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy, ...



Mountain Vista lacrosse coach remembered for being 'inspiring,' 'unique'  Highlands Ranch Herald

Mountain Vista High School students arrived on campus Jan. 19 to learn that science teacher and boys lacrosse coach Jake Herman had died. No details of his ...



No bond for teen girl in Mountain Vista HS plot  The Denver Channel

One of the two teen girls accused of conspiracy to commit first-degree murder for an alleged plot at Mountain Vista High School made her first court appearance ...



Mountain Vista suspect named targets in journal  The Denver Channel

The journal for one of the two girls accused in the Mountain Vista High School murder plot had the names of people she planned to target, prosecutors said in ...



DCSD starts community conversation  Castle Rock Newspress

Dozens of parents trickled into the auditorium of Mountain Vista High School the evening of March 28 for one of three meetings across the county aimed at ...



Former Mountain Vista principal dies: 'Steve was a great example of how to lead a building'  Highlands Ranch Herald

When Mountain Vista Principal Mike Weaver took over the leadership of the high school during the 2011-12 school year, he knew what would be expected of ...



Why Is Ed McCaffrey Coaching High School Football?  5280 | The Denver Magazine

Can an ex-Bronco repair the off-the-field reputation of Colorado's most dominant high school football team? By Spencer Campbell | 5280 September 2018.



Mountain Vista sets Wish Week donations record  Highlands Ranch Herald

Mountain Vista High School set a national record for money raised during Wish Week, according to Make-A-Wish Colorado. The school raised $92000 for ...



Decades-old Arapahoe High School yearbook photos show students wearing KKK-like hoods  The Denver Post

Photos in decades-old Arapahoe High School yearbooks show students wearing hoods that resemble those of the Ku Klux Klan, the latest revelation in a ...



Girl Scouts earn highest award in organization  The Denver Channel

Twelve Girl Scouts from across the state have earned the highest honor in Girl Scouting.



DA: Teen vowed to try school murder plot again  The Denver Channel

One of two teens accused of planning a deadly attack at Mountain Vista High School in Highlands Ranch faces adult charges, the District Attorney announced ...



Douglas County schools raise big money for Make-A-Wish  Castle Rock Newspress

Once a year, students in Douglas County spend a week raising money for kids with life-threatening medical conditions. The school district never disappoints ...



What happens to response times under Littleton Fire, South Metro Fire merger?  The Denver Channel

LITTLETON, Colo. — Littleton Fire Rescue officially became South Metro Fire Rescue following a symbolic change of command ceremony Tuesday. "Response ...



50 Colorado Public High Schools With The Best Teachers For 2019  Patch.com

50 Colorado Public High Schools With Top Teachers - Denver, CO - Need to know who the best teachers in Colorado are? Here's a ranking for the top 50 ...



Rock Canyon students soar at Stock Market Challenge  Castle Rock Newspress

Rock Canyon High School teams won first and second place at the Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge presented by Bank of America on Nov. 9 at the ...



No. 22 Mountain Vista, No. 25 Liberty Christian crack Super 25 baseball rankings  USA TODAY High School Sports

Calvary Christian (Clearwater, Fla.) is showing no sign of slowing down. The Crusaders, the top-rated team in the Super 25 baseball rankings, improved to 25-0 ...



Pugh, Horan in good company with honor  Wheat Ridge Transcript

Local products Mallory Pugh and Lindsey Horan, members of the U.S. women's soccer team, joined an impressive assembly of people on April 3 when they ...



Metro district partners with local high school for Arbor Day  Highlands Ranch Herald

In 1988, Highlands Ranch became the first unincorporated community in the United States to be named a Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. For the ...



Teacher Hopes To Encourage Next Generation To Follow Passion  CBS Local

By Tom Mustin. HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (CBS4)– Colorado teachers are becoming an endangered species. Low pay and challenging schools are shrinking ...



It IS Rocket Science: Colo. Students To Launch Projects [WATCH]  Patch.com

Colo. Students To Launch Rocket Projects - Boulder, CO - A rocket launch in southeastern Colorado will feature 35 student projects, including some competing ...



Banquet shows bond between students, teachers  Highlands Ranch Herald

Austin Harris, a senior at Mountain Vista High School, stood on stage next to his beloved teacher, Mary DeBolt. A presenter read aloud a speech that Harris ...



Wishing for Good  5280 | The Denver Magazine

No family wants their kid to need a wish, but when illness strikes, the Make-A-Wish Foundation grants them. You've likely seen real-life wishes come true on the ...



NXR Southwest Produced Some Big Championship Moments  MileSplit

The NXR Southwest Region had no shortage of electricity in the air after momentous finishes in the boys and girls races.



Top QB prospect from Colorado will come to CSU as a walk-on  The Coloradoan

Quarterback Judd Erickson, rated the No. 4 prospect in Colorado by 247Sports, is joining CSU's football program as a preferred walk-on next fall, coach Mike ...



Colorado Supreme Court To Hear Cases At Local High School  Patch.com

Colo. Supreme Court To Hear Cases At Local HS - Denver, CO - The Colorado Supremes will hear real arguments on a neighbor dispute and DUI charges at ...



School murder plot suspect gets new lawyer  The Denver Channel

One of the two 16-year-old girls accused of planning a deadly attack at Mountain Vista High School in Highlands Ranch has changed lawyers. Brooke Higgins ...



Bailey Roby, high school amputee, has basketball dreams put on hold  Denver Post

When Bailey Roby comes off the bench for the Mountain Vista High School basketball team, good things happen — even though the game's outcome already ...



Six years after graduation, Summit High alum Rob Courtney back as school's athletic trainer  Summit Daily News

Two hours before the Summit Tigers varsity football team's home opener versus Woodland Park on Friday, the only noticeable addition to Tiger Stadium is a ...



Women's swimming welcomes 14 newcomers  U.S. Air Force Academy Athletics

June 28, 2018 U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. -- The Air Force women's swimming and diving team is proud to welcome 14 members of the Class of 2022, ...



Thousands of Front Range students walk out of classes to protest gun violence  The Denver Post

Holding balloons, ribbons and hand-painted signs, thousands of students walked out of classes at Front Range schools on Wednesday morning to protest gun ...



2 Rutgers lacrosse players earn Big Ten Player of Week honors  RU Daily Targum

Kyle Pless was named the week's conference top defensemen while Samantha Budd earned a Co-Big Ten Player of the Week award for scoring the ...



Cydney Billups making name for herself at Mountain Vista  The Denver Post

Her father became known as “Mr. Big Shot.” After what Cydney Billups has endured, she might best be described as “Ms. Resilient.” A senior midfielder on the ...



Teen charged in elaborate murder plot at Colorado high school  New York Post

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — One of two 16-year-old girls accused of conspiring to kill students at their suburban Denver high school has been charged as an adult...



A historical gem graces the Ranch's backyard  Highlands Ranch Herald

When Susie Appleby grows tired of sitting at her desk, she wanders down a carpeted grand staircase and peers out the window of athick wooden door ...



South Suburban could gain partner for ice rink  Centennial Citizen

The Highlands Ranch Metro District is contemplating whether it wants to pay $10 million to South Suburban Parks and Recreation for an ice rink in its new facility ...



Engagement, Johnston-Hoff  York News-Times

COLORADO – Randy and Marie Johnston of York are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ariana Marie Johnston, to Zachary James Hoff of ...



A performing arts academy in Highlands Ranch is transforming students lives  7NEWS Denver

With funding for the arts steadily dwindling in public schools, community theater programs are playing a bigger role in introducing children to music, drama and ...



Douglas County high schools to use breathalyzers at homecoming dances  FOX31 Denver

DENVER -- As homecoming approaches at area high schools, some are going to great lengths to curb underage drinking. Douglas County now has two high ...



How Colorado’s Mallory Pugh quickly rose to top of U.S. women’s soccer  The Denver Post

Only six months after being called up to the U.S. national team training camp, and only two months after graduating from Mountain Vista High School, the ...



VIDEO: 15-year-old Colorado girls basketball player dunks...again!  USA TODAY High School Sports

Francesca Belibi, a 15-year-old sophomore playing on the Regis Jesuit (Aurora, Colo.) girls basketball team, made history a month ago. Her dunk in a game ...



Looking at CSU football's QB options after Collin Hill's second ACL tear  The Coloradoan

Collin Hill's torn ACL leaves CSU in flux at the quarterback position. Who will lead the Rams in 2018? They may or may not be on the roster already.



Colorado Boys State Swimming Psych Sheets Released (With Seed Scoring)  SwimSwam

Psych Sheets for the 2018 Colorado High School Boys Swimming and Diving Championships have been released ahead of next weekend's State ...



Mountain Vista’s Jake Pemberton has super-quick hands on defense  Denver Post

HIGHLANDS RANCH — Mountain Vista has a lot riding on Jake Pemberton's hands. The senior guard's strong paws stretch a bit farther than his 6-foot-4 frame ...



As superintendent Liz Fagen departs, Douglas County parents celebrate and Texas parents petition  The Denver Post

Many Douglas County parents are overwhelmingly celebrating Fagen's departure while more than a thousand from the community of her upcoming ...



Colorado Avalanche team up with two high schools to produce You Can Play video  Outsports

The Colorado Avalanche teamed up with two Denver-area high schools to create a unique You Can Play video that bridges the gap between youth and the pros.



Air Force Academy Women Announce 14 New Members For Class of 2022Air Force Announce 14 New Members For Class of 2022  Swimming World Magazine

The Air Force women's swimming and diving team is proud to welcome 14 members of the Class of 2022, as announced today by head coach Colleen Murphy.



Female plotter of Columbine-style assault pleads guilty to solicitation to commit murder  Express.co.uk

ONE of two teenage girls accused of plotting a Columbine-like assault on their Colorado high school last year pleaded guilty yesterday to conspiracy and ...



Air Force Women's Swimming Add 14 Members from Class of 2022  SwimSwam

The Air Force women's swimming and diving team is proud to welcome 14 members of the Class of 2022, as announced today by head coach Colleen Murphy.



Search crews in Grand Teton National Park looking for missing Highlands Ranch man Rene Dreiling  7NEWS Denver

A Highlands Ranch man is missing in Grand Tetons National Park.



Colorado Rapids select pair of forwards in MLS SuperDraft second round  The Denver Post

The Colorado Rapids on Friday selected a pair of 21-year-old forwards in the second round of the 2018 MLS SuperDraft at the Convention Center in ...



CSU football's top QB, for now, is J.C. Robles  The Coloradoan

J.C. Robles was getting ready for a spring break trip to Florida with friends when he learned Collin Hill, the projected starting quarterback for CSU next fall, had ...



Why Would Teen Girls Plot to Kill Their Classmates?  Broadly

Two 16 year old girls in Douglas County, Co. have been charged with the conspiracy to murder their teachers and school classmates. One of them is being tried ...



Sportswomen of Colorado names 2016 award winners  CHSAA Now

Sportswomen of Colorado will honor 45 of Colorado's top female athletes and contributors to women's athletics at its 42nd Annual Awards Celebration.



Denver Pioneers men’s soccer hopes to take the next step: NCAA championship game  The Denver Post

Coming off its first NCAA final four appearance and a sparkling 20-1-3 record, the University of Denver men's soccer enters 2017 seeking more.



Dozens of Coloradans competing at Rio Olympics  7NEWS Denver

Many of the athletes competing in the Olympics in Rio have Colorado ties.



New Douglas County law helps enforce ban on e-cig use among teens  Castle Rock Newspress

Although schools already ban use of any tobacco products on campuses, it is now illegal in unincorporated Douglas County for anyone under 18 to possess ...



Niwot cross country: Talented runners and storied history drive new coach's expectations  Left Hand Valley Courier

By most measures, 2015 was an atypical year for Niwot High School's cross country program. Despite some strong individual performances, both the boys and ...



Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



Army National Combine participants  247Sports.com

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2016 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 8.



More Coloradans moving out as population growth brings traffic headaches, higher home prices  The Denver Post

Ten thousand more people left Colorado in 2016 than in 2015 and the outflow last year was nearly 30000 above the 2010 to 2015 average of 163368 residents ...



Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



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.



NXN Southwest Returning Team Scores: Colorado Looks Strong  MileSplit

The current team scores based on 2017 season-best PRs indicate that Colorado should be a state to look out for at the Nike Cross Nationals Southwest ...



High marks for graduates at 2016 Fine Arts Foundation Debutante Ball at University of Denver  The Denver Post

This year more than ever, the University of Denver campus was a fitting locale for the Fine Arts Foundation Debutante Ball. DU maintains high academic ...



Some of them aren’t old enough to drive or vote. But after school shootings and walkouts, these Colorado student activists are now aiming to change laws  The Denver Post

Colorado students are now turning their attention to changing laws to better protect themselves and others against another mass school shooting. This after ...



Metro State’s Josh Belfrage lost soccer but found himelf, now he’s back  The Denver Post

Hitting bottom is not like jumping into the deep end of the pool to touch your toes. It's more like drowning. When you're drowning, there's no way out. Not without ...



Football: CU Buffs’ Jered Bell limited, but on road to recovery after injury  Daily Camera

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Mallory Pugh, Olympic Soccer: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know  Heavy.com

Mallory Pugh is an American soccer player who will be competing in the Rio 2016 Olympics with the U.S. women's soccer team. At the age of 18, she is one of ...



Top 100 Returning NXN Southwest Boys Teams  MileSplit

Check out the top returning Nike Cross Southwest Regional returning teams based on time here.



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