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Now, kids at Central High School can get an associates degree in much needed fields for free, with their high school diploma.
282 turn Central High tassels The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
As Echo Bateman strolled away from the podium during the Central High School graduation ceremony, she acknowledged the cheers from the crowd and ...
CHS graduation KKCO-TV
Graduates from Central High School were up bright and early at Stocker Stadium.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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), ...
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.
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 ...
Attack threat triggers evacuation of Central High School KJCT8.com
After a thorough search of the school, the sheriff's office and the Grand Junction Police Department, along with the FBI, determined that the threat was not real.
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.
Caps and Gowns: A guide to a week filled with high school graduations The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
This week is packed with turning tassels as area high school seniors bid farewell to high school with commencement exercises.
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 ...
D-I decision The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
At the start of 2019, Kole Taylor thought his objectives for the year were clear: have a strong senior season at tight end for the Central High School football team.
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 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.
Student of the Week: Central High School senior Josue Acevedo The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
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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: ...
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.
Central High School earns national awards KJCT8.com
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 ...
Three-sport twist The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
When it comes to school colors, Watts Erb has more options than anyone.
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.
No summer break for crews remodeling, updating schools The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Drywall dust and the sound of heavy machinery are in the air at two dozen schools across District 51 this summer.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
Why Valor’s Cole Sprout is going the distance for the 5A record books The Denver Post
The dang thing's the same age as Justin Timberlake and Alicia Keys now, give or take a lap. The Colorado boys' prep state track record in the 1,600 meter run ...
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 ...
Triple threats The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Each athlete treats their priorities differently while growing up.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
District 51 schools show off their speed at state track meet The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
LAKEWOOD — Track athletes from the Grand Valley threw a brick through the glass ceiling of speed at the state track and field championships on Saturday.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
VIDEO: Moffat County wrestler Daniel Caddy finishes strong with bronze at Warrior Classic Craig Daily Press
GRAND JUNCTION — After more than a dozen straight wins, Moffat County High School wrestler Daniel Caddy saw his undefeated start to the season come to ...
HS Boys Basketball: Palisade youth takes over leadership role KKCO-TV
PALISADE, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT) This weekend marks the beginning of the basketball season in the Grand Valley. Palisade will participate in the Warrior ...
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 ...
KKCO-District 51 wrestling championships underway KKCO - Video KKCO-TV
The District 51 Middle School Wrestling Championships got underway at Central High School on Wednesday.
High School Graduation Season Is Here WesternSlopeNow
High school graduation season got underway Monday morning as graduating students from Central High School gathered at 8:30 am for a ceremony at Stocker ...
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.
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.
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 ...
'I can outkick anybody' The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
LAKEWOOD — David Cardenas found the elusive magic number.
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, ...
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.
Tennessee transplant The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
From Rocky Top to the Rocky Mountains, Alex Haynes' journey to professional baseball has been filled with its ups and downs.
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 ...
Palisade hurdlers chase state qualification The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Running the hurdles is a team sport at Palisade High School.
The Warriors' way The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Dre Martinez is focused on winning another Warrior Classic title for the Central Warriors.
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 ...
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 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 ...
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.
City welcomes Special Olympians for a weekend of fun competition The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Mike Russell gives high fives during the opening ceremonies of the 2019 Special Olympics Summer Games opening ceremony, 7:15 p.m. Friday, at Suplizio ...
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, ...
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 ...
Apprenticeships develop careers and work force Business Times of Western Colorado
Phil Castle, The Business Times. Will Jessop works as an apprentice at ProStar Geocorp in Grand Junction as a participant in the CareerWise program. Jessop ...
You Saw It, June 2019 | You Saw It The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Photos submitted by Daily Sentinel readers during June 2019. Come back soon, this gallery is updated weekly.
Togetherness The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
The Central High School dugout is packed with joy and excitement.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Pueblo Knowledge Bowl a brainy battle Pueblo Chieftain
With hexadecimal equations, mechanical advantage formulas, sound wave ratios and European novels figuring into the challenge, a more fitting name would be ...
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 ...
Woman's fatal fall investigated The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
A 20-year-old Grand Junction woman who fell "from a significant height" at Grand Junction's popular Get Air at the Silo facility Thursday afternoon has died, ...
Police arrest teens, ages 14 and 17, in connection to fatal shooting of 18-year-old in Lawrence Indianapolis Star
Update: Lawrence Police arrested a 14-year-old and a 17-year-old Friday morning in connection to the shooting, Lawrence Police Deputy Chief Gary Woodruff ...
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 ...
Running Warrior The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Central's David Cardenas has started taking running seriously and it is showing in his results on the cross country course. Cardenas won last month's Anna ...
District 51 wrestling championships underway KKCO-TV
The future of Colorado wrestling gathered at Central to crown a district champ.
Fort Morgan roots run deep for new City Manager Jeff Wells Fort Morgan Times
Jeff Wells has deeper roots in the city of Fort Morgan than anyone might expect. The fourth-generation Coloradan's paternal great-grandfather was born in Fort ...
Tech sector coverage illustrates big picture Business Times of Western Colorado
One of the benefits of reading a business journal — or editing one, for that matter — is the interrelatedness that becomes apparent. It's clear one story is ...
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, ...
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.
Young entrepreneurs get down to business Business Times of Western Colorado
Phil Castle, The Business Times. The latest class of participants in the Young Entrepreneurs Academy in Grand Junction includes (back row from left) John Miller ...
The West's students rally for gun reform High Country News
Students protest gun violence during a national school walkout to remember the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. Billings West ...
'She wrestles like a girl' — Central freshman wins girls wrestling state title The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Laurence Gurule didn't need to take a lot of time to say the most complimentary thing he could think of about Myah Arrieta.
2018 Daily Sentinel Sports Awards, gallery #1. | Multimedia The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
The Daily Sentinel Sports Awards honor top School District 51 high school athletes for excellent 2017-2018 performance in their CHSAA sports. Be sure to ...
The Home Front: Colorado Springs shooting 'a joke turned deadly' The Colorado Independent
“An accidental shooting that claimed the life of a Fort Carson soldier Saturday was a joke turned deadly, according to a witness, who told police it was an ...
What's next on Andrew Alirez's agenda? A fourth state wrestling title to make history in Weld County Greeley Tribune
Andrew Alirez walked into the wrestling room at Greeley Central High School on Tuesday afternoon as the main attraction. In all actuality, with his numbers and ...
District 51 substitute fired after sexting student KKCO-TV
It is the second case in less than two months that a teacher was inappropriately communicating with a District 51 student.
Kelly Mae Myers: Raymond Cordova Guilty of Body Desecration After She Overdosed Westword
Convicted meth dealer Raymond Cordova has pleaded guilty to desecrating a human body in the tragic case of Kelly Mae Myers, an eighteen-year-old Grand ...
District 51 graduations being live-streamed for parents KKCO-TV
If you can't make it to one of District 51's graduation ceremonies this year, don't fret! You can catch all the action live online.
End of an era: Last of 16 siblings graduates from high school Mankato Free Press
KASOTA — To say that Frank and Connie Weber have a large family is a bit of an understatement.
D-51 teacher, wife charged in domestic violence case KKCO-TV
A School District 51 teacher and his wife are facing charges following an assault that happened in their Grand Junction home.
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.
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