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  1. STEM School students burst into spontaneous protest during vigil at Highlands Ranch High School  The Denver Post
  2. Frustrated With Adults, STEM School Shooting Survivors Take Over Vigil in Highlands Ranch  Colorado Public Radio
  3. 'We Are People, Not a Statement.' Students Walk Out of Vigil for Colorado School Shooting Victims  TIME
  4. STEM School students walk out of shooting vigil amid frustration  Highlands Ranch Herald
  5. Lone fatality in Colorado school shooting was student who charged attackers  Chicago Tribune
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Fatal Shooting Complicates Future Of STEM School Highlands Ranch  CBS Denver

DENVER (AP) — Questions about security at a Colorado school where a shooting killed a student and wounded eight others have reshaped a battle over the ...



STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting: What we know  The Denver Post

On Tuesday, STEM School Highlands Ranch became the fourth Colorado school to fall victim to a shooting in the 20 years since the Columbine High School ...



Suspected STEM School shooters appeared in court Wednesday while classroom heroes were lauded by family and friends  The Denver Post

John Castillo stared through teary eyes across a Douglas County courtroom Wednesday at the teens suspected of killing his son when gunfire erupted inside of ...



Highlands Ranch High School graduation: Ready to follow their hearts  Highlands Ranch Herald

Don't be afraid of failure. Understand life will give you trials. Seize opportunities when they come to you. Stay humble. Those were some of the messages ...



STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting suspects formally charged with dozens of felonies  The Denver Channel

Both suspects in the May 7 shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch will face 48 charges, including first-degree murder and attempted murder.



Highlands Ranch High football coach faces fraud charges  Highlands Ranch Herald

Highlands Ranch High School head football coach John Trahan has been placed on leave after Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser announced charges of ...



HRHS to Host Winter Percussion Events on Feb 16 and Mar 9  Highlands Ranch Herald

HRHS will host two Winter Percussion competitions. Feb 16 will be a Rocky Mountain Percussion Association competition. March 9 will be the Winter Guard ...



For First Time Since STEM School Shooting, Douglas County School Board Meets  Colorado Public Radio

The Douglas County school board is meeting Tuesday night for the first time since the deadly shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch. The session was ...



The Colorado STEM Shooting Is Way More Complicated Than People Know, But Also Exactly What You Think  BuzzFeed News

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colorado — She was in her world literature class when she heard three loud bangs. Gunshots. Two bullets came through the walls, ...



STEM School students protest political nature of vigil, prompting apology from gun control group  The Denver Post

Wednesday night's gathering at Highlands Ranch High School was marred by student walkouts, anti-media chants and a chorus of high school voices asking ...



This is not Parkland: Douglas County, divided on guns but eager to prevent another school shooting, tries to find its voice  The Colorado Sun

This is not Parkland, where outspoken, politically engaged teenagers became national spokespeople for gun reform, elevated to celebrity status among peers ...



Senior injured trying to disarm STEM School shooting suspect called “personal hero”  The Denver Post

Family and friends of Joshua Jones, a student who was shot and wounded while trying to disarm one of the suspects in the STEM School Highlands Ranch ...



SROs and Douglas County schools: What do they cost and how many are there?  Highlands Ranch Herald

Costs to fund a school resource officer are typically split between the law enforcement agencies providing them and the organizations receiving services.



Highlands Ranch dance team honors law enforcement  FOX 31 Denver

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. -- As we approach the one year annivesary of the ambush on douglas county deputies., a local high school dance team found a ...



Co. Students Walk Out Of School Shooting Vigil After It Turns Political  The Federalist

Colorado students walked out of an event billed as a vigil for Kendrick Castillo, an 18-year-old killed in a shooting at his school on Tuesday, when prominent ...



Highlands Ranch teen leads anti-vaping campaign  9News.com KUSA

A Highlands Ranch High School teen started an anti-vaping campaign at her school. She also testified at the Colorado state capitol in favor of a bill to provide ...



Teens are more open about talking about mental health and suicide. But they say adults are slow to catch up.  The Denver Post

Even as multiple high school students in the Denver area have died by suicide in recent weeks, and many students can name friends or classmates who have ...



How do you plan graduation in the wake of a school shooting? Former Columbine principal helping STEM School in that difficult task  The Denver Post

Frank DeAngelis is a keeper of knowledge he wishes he never had to learn, like how to plan a high school graduation for a community wracked with heartache ...



Highlands Ranch HS football coach resigns after drug sweep operation at school parking lot  The Denver Channel

The head football coach at Highlands Ranch High School abruptly resigned from his position following a suspicious incident during a routine drug sweep of the ...



Lock down or fight back? Teachers given choices if school shooters gets close  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

BALTIMORE — The actions of students who died tackling gunmen at two U.S. campuses a week apart have been hailed as heroic. At a growing number of ...



Douglas County School District bond measure tackles 'huge needs'  Highlands Ranch Herald

Inside a classroom at Douglas County High School in Castle Rock, the threadbare carpet is 25 years old — stained, worn and uneven in places. The handles of ...



Student who helped stop Colorado school shooter says he’s no hero  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. -- Joshua Jones and two classmates saved lives when they tackled one of two people behind the Colorado mass shooting that ...



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.



Local student-athletes commit on Early Signing Day 2018  9News.com KUSA

For two Highlands Ranch athletes, the beginning of the 2018 Early Signing Day period brought a sense of relief. "It feels great," Austin Johnson said. "I'm glad ...



'Let the drama unfold:' Video shows Highlands Ranch HS drug search before coach's resignation  The Denver Channel

Newly-released dashboard camera video shows a sheriff's deputy speculating about the reason Highlands Ranch High School's now-former football coach ...



Mountain Vista High School student in Nazi jacket punched in the face by black student  The Denver Channel

It's been three months since a black Mountain High School student reportedly punched a white student wearing a Nazi jacket in the face, but the incident has ...



Honoring Kendrick Castillo  The Wall Street Journal

Last week this column noted the remarkable bravery of young men who gave their lives saving classmates from violent attacks. In the days since, a number of ...



The healing power of nature  Highlands Ranch Herald

After graduating college, Travis Wild soon found that spending time in the mountains and on trails in Colorado gave him a place to reconnect with himself and ...



Meet the Gold Helmet finalists: 5 Colorado high school football players who embody excellence on and off the field  The Denver Post

Eaglecrest lineman Barrett Miller is the winner of the 2018 Denver Post Gold Helmet Award, edging five other worthy senior finalists. Here's a look at those ...



List: Denver top schools ranked by national magazine  FOX 31 Denver

U.S. News & World Report is once again breaking down the top schools in metro areas across the country, including right here in the Mile High area.



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.



Lone Tree Youth Commission bringing attention to issue of mental health  The Denver Channel

This Thursday, the City of Lone Tree Youth Commission is hosting It's Not Nothing, an event bringing awareness to the impacts of mental health on youth.



Highlands Ranch football coach Mark Robinson resigned after moving player’s car off campus during K-9 sniff  The Denver Post

Highlands Ranch head football coach Mark Robinson resigned the day before his team's first game after he moved a player's car off campus during a canine ...



New Douglas County superintendent 'inspires people to have commitment'  Highlands Ranch Herald

Thomas Tucker's grandparents, both sharecroppers in rural Arkansas, taught themselves how to read. Then they taught their children to read the Bible.



Series: Time to talk mental health | Highlandsranchherald.net  Highlands Ranch Herald

Brett Zachman vividly remembers his first panic attack. He was driving at 10 a.m. on a Thursday morning, not long after the woman he'd been seeing for three ...



After long career, AD set for new chapter  Highlands Ranch Herald

Bruce Wright doesn't take anything for granted, so he is retiring following the current school year after 21 years as the Highlands Ranch High School athletic ...



Four star QB planning visit for Spring Practice; has Duke ties  247Sports

Young Colorado quarterback says he has a lot of ties to Duke, but will it matter for his recruitment?



Douglas County schools raise big money for Make-A-Wish  Highlands Ranch Herald

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



Valor Christian High School Class of 2018: What have you learned that you will carry with you for the rest of your life?  Highlands Ranch Herald

Going to Valor has been the best thing that's ever happened to me. The faculty is amazing and so many staff members have influenced me so much. Their love ...



Judge: Mission trip fundraiser at Douglas County school violated First Amendment  The Denver Channel

A district court judge has ruled that the Douglas County School District violated the First Amendment when one of the district's schools organized a fundraising ...



Overland boys basketball on fire after slow start; Highlands Ranch tabs new football coach  The Denver Post

The resurgence of the Blazers, who won back-to-back Class 5A state titles in 2015 and 2016, since the new year rolled around suggests that Fisher & Co. knew ...



BACKFIRE: Anti-Gun Group Faces Backlash For Politicizing Vigil For School Shooting  The Daily Wire

The radical gun control group Moms Demand Action, founded by far-left activist Shannon Watts, is facing mounting backlash on social media after the ...



Prep football rundown: Notable playoff performances in Class 5A second round, Class 4A first round  The Denver Post

The 2018 CHSAA football state playoffs continued on Friday night across the state. Here are notable individual and team showings in Class 5A's second round ...



Rebel boys hoops buckles to HRHS  Columbine Courier

HIGHLANDS RANCH — It was a battle until the very end, but the Columbine boys basketball team couldn't overcome the pressure. On Friday at Highlands ...



World traveler's colorful acrylics hang in gallery  Centennial Citizen

Decadent Fusion: Solo Exhibit by Suzanne Rothman” will be exhibited at Town Hall Arts Center's Stanton Gallery through Aug. 3, with an artist's social on July ...



Woman killed after crashing through several Highlands Ranch yards, hitting home  FOX 31 Denver

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. -- A woman was killed after an early-morning crash in Highlands Ranch on Tuesday, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office said.



STEM School Shooter's Dad Was Criminal Illegal Alien, Deported Multiple Times  The Daily Wire

The father of the 16-year-old transgender student who allegedly shot up STEM School Highlands Ranch last week is a criminal illegal alien who has been ...



“Rattler” racing series on a roll  Arvada Press

The afternoon sun was hot, and the trails dusty as dozens of men and women gathered at the start line of the Rattler “Pure Venom” mountain bike race in Bear ...



Colorado School Shooting Suspect Born Maya McKinney, Identifies As Boy Named Alec  The Daily Caller

The 16-year-old biological female believed to be the second suspect in Tuesday's Colorado school shooting claimed to identify as a male named Alec.



No. 6 Highlands Ranch football outslugs No. 9 Fountain-Fort Carson in Mount Lincoln action  The Denver Post

No. 6 Highlands Ranch outslugged No. 9 Fountain-Fort Carson in a back-and-forth battle in the Mount Lincoln conference, which very well could be the deepest ...



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 ...



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 ...



Court says parent of Douglas County student can sue district  Highlands Ranch Herald

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled June 20 that a woman identified in court documents as Jane Zoe can sue the Douglas County School District for an ...



City Council in Commerce City approves resolution as Second Amendment sanctuary city  The Denver Post

The City Council of Commerce City on Monday night passed a resolution in support of second amendment rights, declaring itself a Second Amendment ...



Students Get Important Information About Sex Trafficking ‘Happening Everywhere’  CBS Local

By Andrea Flores. DENVER (CBS4) – Students from six Denver-area high schools are fighting back against sex trafficking. Hundreds of students rallied together ...



How to talk to your children about violence  Wheat Ridge Transcript

The National Association of School Psychologists has advice for parents wanting information on how to talk to their children in the aftermath of tragedies like the ...



South Suburban could gain partner for ice rink  Highlands Ranch Herald

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 ...



Colorado playwright's work takes stage  Wheat Ridge Transcript

Two weathered facades with shutters are set side by side at the back of a busy New Orleans square — one is the (Ba)sin Street Social Club and the other, we ...



"Bachelorette" favorite Chase McNary plans to open restaurant near Coors Field  The Denver Post

Chase McNary may have struck out on “The Bachelorette,” but the Highlands Ranch native is ready to hit a home run with a new restaurant/bar near Coors Field.



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 ...



Colorado's “Bachelorette” alum Chase McNary is putting his love life on TV…again  The Denver Post

It was hard enough for Highlands Ranch native Chase McNary, who describes himself as a private guy, to restart the search for love on TV again after being ...



Jeffco's young readers, writers honored at annual ceremony  Wheat Ridge Transcript

Todd Fahnestock writes because it makes magic. “And because it makes lives and because it saves lives,” he said. “Writers … created heroes to look up to when ...



Towering rig in Highlands Ranch drilling for water, not oil  The Denver Post

A massive drilling rig — about 80 feet tall — has been parked near Highlands Ranch High School for about a month, boring into the earth 24 hours a day.



EDITORIAL: Michael Bennet and Jason Crow owe an apology  Colorado Springs Gazette

Michael Bennet and Jason Crow should apologize, immediately and without qualification.



My Name Is ... Kallie Leyba  Highlands Ranch Herald

About me I am a sixth-generation Colorado native. I grew up in Golden, where my family lived in the same home for my entire childhood, and I attended Jefferson ...



Rocket launching at Bear Creek Lake Park  Wheat Ridge Transcript

On April 7, members of the Colorado Rocketry Association (C.R.A.S.H.) of Space Hobbyists and Boy Scouts from Pack 404 gathered to launch off model rockets ...



Ralston Valley boys lacrosse rewriting program's history books  Wheat Ridge Transcript

ARVADA — Ralston Valley's boys lacrosse program in no longer in its infant stages. The Mustangs are in their third season fielding a varsity program. Ralston ...



FOX31 High School Game Day  FOX31 Denver

FOX31 Sports brings you live coverage of a featured Colorado high school football game each Friday on FOX31 High School Game Day.



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 ...



Readers React: Kendrick Castillo was a hero but ‘where have we gone wrong?’  Allentown Morning Call

The heroic death of Kendrick Castillo, the high school student in Colorado has me extremely sad and extremely angry at the same time. Yes, he was a hero, but ...



Mountain Vista High School murder plot: Affidavit details plans by suspect to shoot up school  The Denver Channel

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. -- A newly released affidavit shines new light on how two teens planned to shoot up their Highlands Ranch high school. An affidavit ...



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 ...



Ten Things to Do for $10 or Less This Weekend (Nine Free)  Westword

This weekend is full of good times connected with good causes, along with plenty of community. Park Hill will host its sixth annual arts festival, the farmers' ...



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.



Court rules mission trip fundraiser at Douglas County school violated First Amendment  The Denver Post

The Douglas County School District violated the U.S. Constitution when it supported a Christian mission trip to Guatemala, according to a district court ruling.



Neighbors oppose moving school into community  Castle Rock Newspress

More than 200 residents of a Lone Tree neighborhood have raised objections to the Douglas County School District's approval of the purchase of a nearby ...



Teachers, students baffled by campaign bullying  The Denver Channel

A mock caucus at Highlands Ranch H.S. mirrored political debates seen across the country, but no insults were allowed.



The American middle class is eroding. Here's how we can help U.S. workers.  NBC News

Harry Reid and John Boehner come together to address U.S. unemployment, how to help workers get more skills, and how better STEM education can fill open ...



YOUNG GUNS: Stories behind a spate of lethal teen shootings  Sentinel Colorado

On a recent Monday night, about 40 of Aurora's religious leaders and congregants gathered outside of the Aurora Municipal Center and bowed their heads.



University of Richmond unveils 12-player recruiting class for 2019  Soccerwire.com

RICHMOND, Va. – The University of Richmond women's soccer head coach Marty Beall announced the addition of 12 freshmen for the 2019 season on ...



Rock Canyon H.S. students raise enough money for Make-A-Wish to grant 9 wishes  FOX31 Denver

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. -- A Highlands Ranch high school has spent the last week raising money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. On Friday the students ...



Residents oppose K-12 charter school in Eastridge neighborhood  Castle Rock Newspress

A group of residents is fighting a proposed K-12 charter school that would be built in Eastridge Terrace, an area between University Boulevard and East Wildcat ...



Douglas County School District: Why are teachers leaving?  Castle Rock Newspress

Niki Mitchell has watched a number of fellow teachers leave the Douglas County School District in recent years. Some have gone to other school districts. Others ...



Sen. Cruz honors Santa Fe High School shooting victims in Congress  KPRC Click2Houston

Sen. Ted Cruz honored the Santa Fe High School shooting victims on the floor of the Senate this week and re-introduced two bills to make schools safer.



A Sheriff’s Deputy Was Killed and Four Officers Injured in an 'Ambush' Shooting in Colorado  TIME

A Colorado sheriff's deputy was killed and four others were injured Sunday following a shooting incident that authorities called an ambush.



Denver Schools Shut Down as FBI Searches for Woman With Columbine Shooting 'Infatuation' Who Made 'Credible Threat'  TIME

Columbine High School and other schools near Denver closed Wednesday as officials continued to search for an armed woman who made a threat.



Texas Tech quarterback situation  247Sports

A look at Texas Tech QBs on the roster, coming in this spring, committed and targeted.



Elite 2019 QB Daniels among high profile weekend ASU visitors  247Sports

The Sun Devils have a huge list of visitors in town starting Friday.



Thousands of Colorado teachers expected to march to the state Capitol on Thursday and Friday, seeking pension fix and higher pay  The Denver Post

The first wave hits Thursday, followed by a bigger one Friday. In all, thousands of teachers from mostly Front Range school districts are expected to march to the ...



Here Are The Top High Schools In Colorado: 2018 US News Report  Patch.com

Here Are The Top High Schools In Colorado - Boulder, CO - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country. See how CO ...



Colorado prep lacrosse summer notebook: Local teams, tournaments and players of note  The Denver Post

Denver Post preps editor Kyle Newman takes a look at top boys lacrosse club teams, players and tournaments of note for the 2017 summer season.



Donatell lifts Highlands Ranch boys basketball over Regis Jesuit in double overtime  Denver Post

HIGHLANDS RANCH — Experiencing arguably the most fun he has had in his athletic career and amid a rocking, electric atmosphere at his team's home ...



Colorado Prep Football Preview: Top first-round playoff games to watch  The Denver Post

Denver Post preps editor Kyle Newman breaks down the biggest games to watch in the first round of the Class 5A and Class 4A playoffs this week. The season ...



He Was a New Teacher at Columbine During the Shooting 20 Years Ago. Here's Why He Never Left.  TIME

Kiki Leyba was a first-year teacher during the 1999 Columbine shooting. Why he's still there after 20 years.



Family identifies surviving victim of shooting near CSU that killed 3  FOX31 Denver

FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Chris Dierker, the father of the surviving victim of a shooting near the Colorado State University campus on Thursday, confirmed that his ...



New queen taking over in rodeo royalty program  Castle Rock Newspress

Olivia Ary grew up idolizing Douglas County Fair and Rodeo royalty. With their perfectly primped hair, makeup and western outfits, combined with the suave ...



Two Colorado Teen Girls Plot Mass Shooting At Mountain Vista High School, Police Say  The Inquisitr

Two Colorado teen girls have been arrested for allegedly plotting a mass shooting at Mountain Vista High School in the Denver area. Brooke Higgins and ...



Hickey, Flynn capture USAT Youth Nationals  Slowtwitch

Cassidy Hickey topped a three-girl finish line sprint and Andrew Flynn ran away with the boys' crown at USAT Youth Nationals.



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.



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