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Your Town, Jan. 13, 2019 | Columns  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

A blast from the past. The news item below, detailing January's Oral History presentation, set off a flood of memories dating back to 1980, when I first moved to ...



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 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 ...



Central High School students gear up for Holiday Heroes  KKCO-TV

They have been collecting donated items since November from students, teachers and the community. They are still taking more through the weekend.



Central High School Healthy Holiday Food Drive  KKCO-TV

Central High school is asking for your help to keep every student full and healthy during the holidays. They are having a can food drive, but with a twist, trying to ...



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 ...



Mental Health Resources Over The Holidays  WesternSlopeNow

While the holidays can be a time of joy, they can also be a time of stress and depression. District 51 and Mesa County Public Health have teamed up to get ...



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

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Central earns distinction as Green Ribbon School | Western Colorado  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Central High School may have been built 59 years ago, but its current staff and students are working alongside School District 51 to breathe new life into the ...



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: ...



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.



Having a BLAST in rocket CLASS  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

It's 8 a.m. and 50 freshmen from Central High School are gathered on the football field, shooting off homemade rockets.



Student of the Week: Central High School senior Marion E. Furukawa  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.0. Favorite book and its author: Personally, I don't like to rank things like this, but I'd have to say that "The Count of Monte Cristo" by Alexandre Dumas is ...



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.



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 ...



Getting defensive  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The last time the Central High School football team beat Fruita Monument was ...



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.



Warrior Classic results, Dec. 14, 2018 | Results  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Warrior Classic. Friday at Central High School. TEAM SCORES. 1. Grand Junction 123; 2. Unitah, Utah 119.5; 3. Central 110; 3. Pagosa Springs 110; 5.



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.



Central High School shows off new STEM lab  KJCT8.com

Students at Central High School showed off their new STEM lab Friday. The school's science, technology, engineering and math department held an open ...



District 51 schools have not been tested for radon in about a decade, are they safe?  KKCO-TV

It seeps up from the ground as decayed uranium that eventually turns into radon gas. The entire state of Colorado has high concentrations of it. On the Western ...



Balleweg's big night  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Cade Balleweg had himself a night to remember Friday.



D51 increasing security at all high schools starting Tuesday  KKCO-TV

School District 51 is increasing security at all district high schools starting Tuesday, Feb. 20, with extra security officers on campus during school hours.



Prep wrestling results, Dec. 16, 2018 | Results | gjsentinel.com  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Warrior Classic. Saturday at Central High School. TEAM SCORES. 1. Grand Junction 211; 2. Rocky Mountain 181; 3. Central 181; 4. Unitah, Utah 175.5; 5 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



HS Softball: CHS pitcher, outfielder Key signs with Adams State  KJCT8.com

Kelty Key signed to play softball at Adams State University.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



Motorcycle, Jeep collide, claiming life of teenager | Western Colorado  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, ...



On Stage: 'The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon'; 'Clybourne Park'; 'Peter and the Starcatcher'  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

'THE BROTHERS GRIMM SPECTACULATHON'. More than 200 fairy tales from the Brothers Grimm are interwoven in this play to be performed at Central High ...



The Warriors' way  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Dre Martinez is focused on winning another Warrior Classic title for the Central Warriors.



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 ...



GJ Duals perfect tuneup for Warrior | High Schools  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The Grand Junction Duals was the final tuneup before the Warrior Classic next weekend for most wrestlers.



'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.



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 ...



Struggling Aurora high school moves parent-teacher conferences to homes  The Denver Post

Aurora Central High School moves parent-teacher conferences to parents' homes in effort to reach more students who need help.



District 51 wrestling championships underway  KKCO-TV

The future of Colorado wrestling gathered at Central to crown a district champ.



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.



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 ...



HS Wrestling: Central prepares for Warrior Classic  KKCO-TV

Warriors look to make some noise against the best prep wrestlers.



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.



Friday night strides: Under the lights in Grand Junction, Summit boys cross country runs best meet ever  Summit Daily News

A week after Summit High School's Homecoming at Tiger Stadium, it was a different kind of Friday night lights for the Tigers athletics program on Friday night.



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 ...



Blotter: Dec. 16, 2018. | Blotter  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Fruita business burglarized. Multiple suspects are sought in connection with a burglary at an RV Storage, 836 E. Grand Ave. in Fruita, according to the Fruita ...



FIERCE FROM FEAR: 'I'm terrified out of my wits,' says Caprock Academy student  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Hundreds took to the streets Saturday during the March for Our Lives in Grand Junction, demanding a stop to gun violence and mass shootings.



Travis Mercado hired as first Mesa women's wrestling coach  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Starting a program from scratch isn't a daunting task for Travis Mercado.



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 ...



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, ...



Running Warrior  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

David Cardenas seems to always be on the run. A few weeks back, he returned after a long trip from Europe, then played in a varsity soccer game three days ...



Freshman guards attack basket, lift Central to win  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

It's unusual that a freshman attempts a behind-the-back pass, but that's what Central High School's Mya Murdock did Friday night at the Major Mortgage Wildcat ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Blotter, July 26, 2018  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Arrest in 'revenge attack'. A 59-year-old transient is in custody after allegedly attacking a 79-year-old man as an act of revenge, according to court reports.



These students aren't playing around: Bringing esports to Grand Junction  KJCT8.com

Colorado Mesa University and Fruita Monument's esports teams came together for an exhibition Friday to bring more awareness in the Grand Valley about the ...



Cardenas aims for 5A state track meet  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

David Cardenas, who last year wasn't able to reach the Class 5A state track and field championships, is off to a good start in his quest to get there this.



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 ...



CMU funds career advisers in high schools  Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

When Sara Hogue attended Fruita Monument High School, her parents talked to her about what comes next.



Peak Performers  Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Click arrows to view photo gallery. The Daily Sentinel will be listing Peak Performers every week, highlighting some of the outstanding performances from the ...



Greeley Central Principal Cary Smith to be speaker for University of Northern Colorado fall graduate commencement  Greeley Tribune

Cary Smith, Greeley Central High School principal and a longtime Greeley teacher, will be the keynote speaker for the upcoming University of Northern ...



Challenging curves  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Ben Kravitz of O'Malley Racing out of Colorado Springs spent much of Saturday morning jotting down race times over a CB radio.



Whooping cough cases on the rise  KKCO-TV

Whooping cough cases are on the rise in the state of Colorado, and in District 51. It's a bacterial infection that easily spreads, and there have been dozens of ...



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 ...



West Texas Volleyball Roundup: Wall, Sonora split district title  Standard-Times

The Wall and Sonora volleyball teams will have to settle for being co-champions of District 4-3A. Each team won its regular-season finale Tuesday to finish with ...



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 season. The Basalt High School wrestling team hosted its first home dual of the season on Thursday, ...



Four to be inducted into South High hall of fame  Pueblo Chieftain

As approved by the South High School Alumni Foundation's board of directors, four Colts will be enshrined in the school's hall of fame on Nov. 3.Dave Aguilera ...



D-51 teacher, wife charged in domestic violence case  KKCO-TV

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- A School District 51 teacher and his wife are facing charges following an assault that happened in their Grand ...



The Warrior Classic turns 40  KKCO-TV

Former Central wrestling Head Coach, Ted DuCray, and Central wrestling's current Head Coach, Lawrence Gurule tell us the history of the Warrior Classic ...



Z-POWERED  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Shawn Marsh has high hopes for the Central Warriors this year.



Moffat County athletes round out early seasons at home, away: Bulldog Sports — Week of Dec. 12, 2018  Craig Daily Press

Wednesday 3 p.m. Moffat County High School girls junior varsity basketball vs. Steamboat Springs at MCHS, 900 Finley Lane 4:30 p.m. Moffat County High ...



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.



Pueblo Centennial wrestling beats Cheyenne Mountain with a tiebreaker  Pueblo Chieftain

The Centennial High School wrestling team had to blow the dust off the rule book to determine a winner for their dual Wednesday.It came down to the eighth rule ...



Find your Colorado 2018 SAT and PSAT results  Chalkbeat Colorado

This year, Colorado has a lot more comprehensive data on students who took the SAT and PSAT tests in the spring of 2018.



Friday's prep football roundup: Pine Creek falls to Valor Christian in battle of the unbeatens  Colorado Springs Gazette

Valor Christian 28, Pine Creek 7. At Valor Christian: 5A No. 2 Valor took an early 7-0 lead but it didn't last long as 4A Pine Creek quickly answered when Max ...



Preps Dec. 8: Aspen hockey loses to No. 1 Regis, AHS boys win second game  Aspen Times

The Aspen High School hockey team lost 8-2 against visiting Regis Jesuit on Saturday at Lewis Ice Arena, a game that was much closer than the final score says ...



Holdren hits Jackpot  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Weston Holdren's biggest goal for the season is still in sight.



Looking ahead to the Mesa County Republican Assembly  KJCT8.com

The Mesa County Republican Assembly is set to take place March 17 at the Avalon Theater in Downtown Grand Junction, where local candidates find out if they ...



Graduation Dates for District 51  WesternSlopeNow

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.- It's graduation season for District 51 students in fact, commencement ceremonies kick off tomorrow!



Recap: UNC Fall Commencement Ceremonies Dec. 7-8 November 26, 2018  UNCO News Central

The University of Northern Colorado held its fall commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 7, and Saturday, Dec. 8, in the Bank of Colorado Arena in ...



If arming teachers isn't the answer, what is?  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Once the president voiced support for training teachers to carry guns as a way to deter school shootings, our reporting staff saw fit to ask local law enforcement ...



UPDATE: Central HS threats linked to other incidents across country, MCSO says  KKCO-TV

Local and federal law enforcement have determined the fake threats that caused the evacuation of Central High School did not originate locally, and they are ...



All-Female University Wrestling Team Making History In Colorado  CBS Denver

By Matt Kroschel. GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (CBS4)– When you think of a university wrestling team, young men in singlets is the image that probably first comes ...



Education Matters: Central STEM teacher finalist for APEX award  KJCT8.com

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT)-- It's not Science Fiction, a STEM class is actually popular among high school students at Central. The teacher is a little ...



2018 All-West Texas Softball Team capsules  Standard-Times

MVP. Ashlynn Box, 3B, Jr., Wall. Box was selected as the District 4-3A MVP. She helped Wall finish 25-6-1 overall and 10-0 in district. The Lady Hawks reached ...



Tim Sindt Tops The True Top 500 Rankings  MileSplit

We pulled ever athletes time run this season to see how many times they have in the top 500.



How did your school perform on TNReady tests? Search here for results  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Nearly 700 schools – more than 40 percent of schools in Tennessee – improved in student performance across most grades and subjects, according to a state ...



Rematch rout: Moffat County girls basketball decimates Delta to move into district finals  Craig Daily Press

GRAND JUNCTION — Cross a dog the wrong way, and it may bite you the next time you see it. For Lady Bulldog basketball, there's no maybe about it.



Never give up  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Kieran Thompson wasn't going to give up. The Grand Junction High School freshman took a shot to the mouth, which drew blood, late in his 106-pound ...



Pueblo Parade of Lights rolls on despite rain  Pueblo Chieftain

Literally, there was rain on the parade.In spite of weather that turned from relatively delightful to downright frightful just like that, the 29th annual Parade of Lights ...



Personnel | Site  Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

ADMINISTRATION. Jay Seaton. 970-256-4250. jay.seaton@gjsentinel.com. Administration/Publisher. Carefully straddling the iron divide between the newsroom ...



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