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Student news, April 25, 2019 | Western Colorado  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Gregory Gibson, a 2015 graduate of Grand Junction High School, is the 2019 valedictorian for the University of San Diego School of Business. He will graduate ...



Colorado Gives Day: Central High School gets check for new Chromebooks  KKCO-TV

Central High School received a check for $10800 on Tuesday. It's part of Colorado Gives Day, a time to donate to your favorite charities. The money will go ...



Central High students can now get associate degree in high school, for free  KKCO-TV

Now, kids at Central High School can get an associates degree in much needed fields for free, with their high school diploma.



Central High School adds more STEM certified teachers and classes  KKCO-TV

STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. Focusing on project based learning to solve real world problems in high schools. At Central High ...



D51, WCCC, Manufacturing Association partner on associate degree pathway  CMUnow

Grand Junction, CO – Starting this fall, Central High School will be one of just seven Colorado high schools participating in a state grant program allowing ...



Student of the Week: Central High School senior Kia Holton  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.27. Favorite book and its author: "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen. After-school activities: Track & field, volleyball, National Honors Society (NHS), ...



Civic leaders boost number of friendly protectors in local schools  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

As soon as he walked through the school's front doors, Mesa County sheriff's deputy Mike Dixon fixated on the boy, a quiet, lanky teenager with wrestling shoes ...



School getting health center  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

School District 51 is moving forward with adding a school-based health center at Central High School, the first of its kind in Mesa County.



Marsh leaving Central to coach at Eaglecrest  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Shawn Marsh is headed east. After six years at Central High School, Marsh resigned on Friday to become the head football coach at Eaglecrest High School in ...



HS Boys Basketball: Central puts away the Tigers  KKCO-TV

Caleb Davis wowed the crowd on Tuesday in a win over in town rival Grand Junction.



Central tabs Milholland as school's new football coach  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Brandon Milholland is heading home. Twenty-one years after graduating from Central High School, Milholland is returning to the school to assume the role of ...



BMX assembly encourages Central High School students  KJCT8.com

Students at Central High School were fired up early Friday morning, because of all the BMX riders in their gym.



THE LATEST: Central High School evacuated after threat; no threat found, MCSO says  KKCO-TV

Students at Central High School were evacuated to Palisade High School due to 'unconfirmed threats' at the school on Tuesday.



Zubiate's zip  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Central High School will never be know as a smashmouth football team, but Anthony Zubiate puts the zoom in the running game.



Collaboration benefits students, employers | Editorials  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Former Gov. John Hickenlooper was big on equipping the state's high school students with the skills they need to compete for tomorrow's jobs without forcing ...



THE VALLEY'S BEST  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The Daily Sentinel High School Sports Awards celebrated and recognized District 51 student-athletes at the Avalon Theatre Wednesday night.



Some Colorado schools see less than half of students graduate, but state says that’s reality of working with challenging population  The Denver Post

An analysis by The Denver Post of data from the 2017-2018 school year found 81 Colorado high schools graduated no more than half of their students within ...



Colorado West Invitational highlights state ensembles | Entertainment  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

More than 200 middle and high school performance ensembles from across Colorado are set to come to Grand Junction to participate in the annual Colorado ...



Cardenas uses internal fire when running for Central  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

David Cardenas likes to run. But he loves to race. And Cardenas, in case everyone hasn't noticed yet, loves to compete. The Central High School senior's ...



Mesa County grad rates beat state average  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Nearly every high school in Mesa County improved their graduation rates this year, according to Colorado Department of Education data released Wednesday.



Student Spotlight, May 4, 2019 | Lifestyle  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Natasha Weimer of Grand Junction was initiated recently into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. She is pursuing degrees in foreign languages and ...



Central High School hosts 8th annual craft fair Saturday  KKCO-TV

Central High School is hosting its 8th annual craft fair Saturday morning, selling their own projects as well as others from local businesses around town in order ...



The Daily Sentinel 2019 High School Sports Awards  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The 2019 Daily Sentinel High School Sports Awards celebrates the accomplishments of our local District 51 high school athletes in twenty-one CHSAA sports.



Sources of Strength: Students address suicide problem  KKCO-TV

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT) -- Students are hoping to tackle the issue of suicide on the Western Slope through a program called Sources of ...



Student of the Week: Central High School senior Josue Acevedo  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.4. Favorite book and its author: "The Kite Runner" by Khaled Hosseini. After-school activities: Knowledge Bowl, robotics, speech and debate, Rec Club.



GJ girls prepare to put winning streak on the line at Montrose  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

For the seven seniors on the Grand Junction High School girls basketball team, this season is a special one, and not just because it's their final time wearing the ...



Schools panel recommends funding full-day kindergarten, upgrading district's buildings  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

School District 51's Board of Education should fund infrastructure for full-day kindergarten and improvements to Central and Fruita Monument high schools in the ...



School Resource Officers get back into school halls  KKCO-TV

School resources officers (SROs) suited up for their first day The Mesa County Sheriff's Office has placed a permanent SRO into all of the county middle and high ...



Survey: Most students say they're disengaged from school experience  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

A majority of middle and high school students in School District 51 feel disconnected and disengaged from their peers, teachers and education, according to a ...



CHSAA approves new sports and modifications | High Schools  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) will implement structural changes to numerous sports as well as introduce new sports within the next ...



Friends and family remember longtime coach, teacher Al Fetter  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Whether it was his children or his students or athletes, Al Fetter's focus was always centered on the kids.



GETTING DEFENSIVE  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Central High School football coach Shawn Marsh wasn't leaving anything to chance after the Warriors won their final regular-season game.



Student of the Week: Central High School senior Spencer Hurt  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.48. Favorite book and its author: "Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!" By Richard Feynman. Favorite TV show: "The Office". Favorite band or musician: ...



Jayden Maes leads Central boys past Grand Junction  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Central's Jayden Maes wasn't having his most productive night.



Club Notes | News  York News-Times

York General Auxiliary. YORK – York General Auxiliary marathon card players: It's time to finish match play! All scores must be received by the scorekeeper, Deb ...



Central High School earns national awards  KKCO-TV

It was a busy morning for Central High School, as they won not one but two awards. They are officially the first high school in Colorado to be designated a ...



Montrose rallies to beat Central  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

In order to keep pace with Fruita Monument in the Southwestern League, Montrose needed a victory at Central on Tuesday.



Former Central coach DuCray honored by his induction into National Wrestling Hall of Fame  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Ted DuCray didn't have trouble summing up his feelings about being inducted into the Colorado chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame.



Rally 'Cats  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The Fruita Monument High School volleyball team mounted a late match comeback Tuesday night to defeat Central 25-22, 22-25, 23-25, 25-19, 15-8 in a ...



Going green  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Beware the Green. The Delta High School girls basketball team left the competition queasy in sweeping to the Western Slope District tournament title last ...



D51 above state average for graduation rates  KKCO-TV

District 51 topped the state's average graduation rate last year. Data released by the Colorado Department of Education says the district's graduation rate was ...



Former deputy charged with sex crime, giving alcohol to minor  KKCO-TV

The Mesa County District Attorney says a former sheriff's deputy has been charged with a sex crime and giving alcohol to a minor.



Warriors kick off high school graduation season  KKCO-TV

Central High School seniors took a step toward their future at their graduation on Monday morning.



Man charged in girl's rape; lured on ruse  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

A 19-year-old man who allegedly raped a high school student after luring her to his home by threatening suicide is in custody and facing felony charges, court ...



Central cruises  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Shawn Marsh's biggest concern for his Central High School football team the past two weeks was that the Warriors might look at their opponents' record and ...



Student Spotlight, March 16, 2019 | Lifestyle  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Sanford Atkinson of Grand Junction, a member of DePauw Men's Lacrosse team at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, was named to the university's fall ...



Battle of the bands at Stocker  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

For six years in a row, the Palisade High School Marching Band has earned second place at the annual state competition.



Blotter: Jan. 12, 2019 | Blotter  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Suspected heroin found. Alexander Segura, 28, was arrested Thursday on suspicion of drug possession, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a ...



Local robotics team makes it to quarterfinals at worldwide competition  KJCT8.com

The High Five Robotics team was established six years ago. Every year they recruit new members to take to the world robotics competition.



Running Warriors  Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

After losing a large senior core, it'd be easy to think the Central High School boys basketball team would take a step back. The Warriors' top six scorers from last.



Student Spotlight, Jan. 5, 2019 | Lifestyle  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Fifteen students from School District 51 have qualified for the All-State Choir performance in Denver in February.



Experienced 'Dogs  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

When it comes to basketball, Clay Kame might be one of the most charitable men in the Grand Valley.



Former Central teacher gets probation for sexting student  KKCO-TV

A former substitute teacher at Central High School was sentenced Monday to four years of probation after pleading guilty to attempting to have sex with a ...



Your Town, May 19, 2019 | Columns  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Congratulations to area high school and Colorado Mesa University graduates. Your achievements are to be commended, and I wish you gobs of success going ...



Blotter, March 30, 2019 | Blotter  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Assault suspects sought. The Montrose Police Department is seeking the public's help to identify a suspect or suspects who assaulted and robbed or attempted ...



Campus changes coming?  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Fruita Monument High School could soon have a brand-new look as School District 51 officials consider building a new main entrance, enclosing the school's ...



Local track athletes try to trim their times with state championships looming  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Scores of high school track and field athletes from across the Western Slope tried to shave minutes, seconds and fractions of seconds at the Grand Junction ...



Central goes cold  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Going into Saturday's home game against the last-place team in the Southwestern League, the Central High School girls basketball team wanted to bolster its ...



Weekly Calendar, May 19-25  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

May 19. Texas Hold'em Poker Fundraiser, 2:30 p.m., Eagles Lodge, 1674 U.S. Highway 50, must be 21 to play, cash bar, prizes, snacks, $25 entry, proceeds ...



Coaches preach core values  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Shawn Marsh stood before his team of Central Warriors and welcomed them to a new football season.



'He loves music' Gary Ambrosier honored for leadership, mentorship and music  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

If it is late fall, Gary Ambrosier is eyeing his backyard grapevines trying to decide if the grapes are ready to be harvested for his homemade grape juice.



Central doubles teams excited to play in state tennis tourney  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

When Mayu Suto stepped off the plane from Japan last July, she found herself in a strange new land.



Police: Former D-51 sub accused of trying to sexually assault student  KKCO-TV

A former substitute teacher at Central High School has been charged with attempted sexual assault on a child after he sent sexually explicit text messages to a ...



Air Force grad Ben Garland named winner of Salute to Service Award  9News.com KUSA

Former Denver Bronco and Colorado native Ben Garland was named the recipient of the 2018 Salute to *Service* Award on Wednesday morning. The award is ...



Moffat County track, swimming, soccer, golf get seasons started: Bulldog Sports — Week of March 6, 2019  Craig Daily Press

Wednesday 6 p.m. Craig Parks and Recreation adult volleyball at Sandrock Elementary School, 201 E. Ninth St. Thursday 6 p.m. Craig Parks and Recreation ...



43-year-old dies in crash near Central High School  KKCO-TV

Grand Junction, COLO. The Mesa County Coroner's Office reports that 43-year-old Timothy Fischer was killed after he crashed into an SUV, that was stopped at ...



'I can outkick anybody'  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

LAKEWOOD — David Cardenas found the elusive magic number.



Blotter, May 12, 2019 | Blotter  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Psilocybin mushrooms found. Cynamin Reed, 26, of Grand Junction is suspected of growing psilocybin mushrooms in her apartment, according to the Grand ...



Colorado state wrestling tournament results, Day 2  The Denver Post

The Colorado high school wrestling state tournaments take place Thursday, Feb. 21 through Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Pepsi Center in Denver. Our staff will be ...



Eight Vail Valley high school speech stars qualify for nationals  Vail Daily News

To speak with local students who qualified for the national speech and debate finals is to know that our future is in great hands. Eight Vail Valley high school ...



In the Nikki of time  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

With its once sizeable lead dwindling and in dire need of a win after two consecutive losses, Central turned to Nikki Madaris for some momentum.



Colorado Mesa soccer teams annouce new coaches | Cmu  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

College Soccer. Mavs promote Thurman as women's coach, hire Conniff to coach men. Dani Thurman was promoted to head women's soccer coach at Colorado ...



Palisade boys beat Montrose  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Palisade got off to a quick start Saturday and held on to beat Montrose 48-40 in the Black Canyon Classic. The Bulldogs led 12-6 after the first quarter and Kevin.



Key's complete game carries Central past Fruita  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

With some timely hitting and a solid effort in the circle, the Central High School softball team picked up its second straight Southwestern League victory Tuesday ...



Motorcycle, Jeep collide, claiming life of teenager | Western Colorado | gjsentinel.com  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

A 19-year-old motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene after a collision with a Jeep in a Clifton intersection near City Market on Friday afternoon, ...



Colorado state wrestling tournament results, Day 3  The Denver Post

It's championship Saturday of the Colorado high school wrestling state tournaments at the Pepsi Center in Denver. Our staff is there throughout the weekend ...



Blotter, Dec. 26, 2018 | Blotter  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Multiple alcohol charges. The Colorado State Patrol arrested a Grand Junction man on multiple alcohol-related driving charges early Sunday. The man, Rick ...



The West's students rally for gun reform  High Country News

Students across the region join the National Walkout Day protest for school safety.



Video Showing Suggestive Dancing Causes Uproar In Grand Junction  CBS Local

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (CBS4) – A suggestive video taken of high school students has parents outraged in Grand Junction. The video was shown during a ...



Palisade hurdlers chase state qualification  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Running the hurdles is a team sport at Palisade High School.



Moffat County basketball, wrestling, swimming start seasons: Bulldog Sports — Week of Nov. 28, 2018  Craig Daily Press

Wednesday 5:30 p.m. Craig Parks and Recreation fifth- and sixth-grade girls youth basketball at Sandrock Elementary School, 201 E. Ninth St. Thursday TBD ...



Blotter, March 2, 2019 | Blotter  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

More charges for suspect. A Wyoming man who was arrested earlier this week in connection with burglarizing a Palisade home was arrested on additional ...



Obituary: Marcheta Lockhart  Craig Daily Press

Marcheta Lockhart, loving wife, mother, grandmother, lover of music, and child of God, passed away peacefully on February 25, 2019 in Grand Junction, ...



Sports Briefs, Jan. 30, 2019  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Prep Cross Country. Central's Cardenas, Smart sign college letters. Two of the best cross-country runners on the Western Slope this season will run in college ...



PREP ROUNDUP: Coal Ridge soccer downs Middle Park, 2-1; Glenwood track and field competes at Rebel Invite  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Hosting the Middle Park Panthers Friday afternoon at 'The Pasture' in New Castle, the Coal Ridge Titans girls soccer team picked up an important 2-1 win over ...



Authorities on alert after threats made toward several schools  KKCO-TV

MESA COUNTY, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- Local authorities said it is safe for students to school Wednesday morning, as they investigate rumors of possible threats ...



R-5 High graduates 48th class  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Stephen Pacheco had imagined speaking at the R-5 High School graduation, but that didn't make it any easier to get through his speech.



Principals looking to reverse schools' low ratings  Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Principals of six District 51 schools given low state ratings based on 2017 standardized test scores say they are trying to address many issues that dragged ...



Post offices to be named after two fallen law officers  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The U.S. House of Representatives passed two measures this week honoring two fallen law enforcement officers — Mesa County Deputy Derek Geer and ...



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 ...



Reynolds Polymer launches foundation  Business Times of Western Colorado

Reynolds Polymer Technology in Grand Junction has launched a foundation designed to encourage employees to give back to the community. The company ...



High School: Porter named Palisade Baseball Head coach  KKCO-TV

On Monday morning Palisade High School announced the hiring of Nate Porter as the new Head Baseball Coach, to replace Aaron Howard. Nate Porter grew ...



Preps: Basalt wrestling beats Grand Valley at home, BHS boys get first win  Aspen Times

Longhorn wrestling beats Grand Valley in first home dual of seasonThe Basalt High School wrestling team hosted its first home dual of the season on Thursday, ...



Coal Ridge's DiMarco signs with Chadron State  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Coal Ridge senior Kevin DiMarco just wants to focus on basketball.After signing his national letter of intent with Chadron State College Wednesday in front of ...



US News Best High Schools 2019: Heres How 350 NJ Schools Ranked  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

NJ Schools Make Elite US News List - Point Pleasant, NJ - UPDATE: US News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country.



Some D-51 students ready for walkout on Wednesday  KKCO-TV

Some students in Mesa County Valley School District 51 are planning to walk out of class Wednesday to protest gun violence.



Blotter: Oct. 17, 2018 | Blotter  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Radio stolen from fire truck. The Mesa County Sheriff's Office is investigating a theft at the Central Orchard Mesa Volunteer Fire Department sometime between ...



More schools fall into Nebraska's lowest performance classification  Fremont Tribune

More of Nebraska's student and districts are in need of improvement this year — falling into the lowest of four performance levels in a state-mandated ...



PHOTOS: Colorado high school wrestling state tournament 2019  The Denver Post

The Colorado high school wrestling state tournament returned to the Pepsi Center in downtown Denver on Thursday, Feb. 21, for the first of three days of action.



Students let their voices be heard on violence in schools  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Hundreds of students in schools across the Grand Valley stood up from their desks and silently walked out of class Wednesday morning — not in agreement on ...



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