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Pueblo D60s facilities needs meeting at Central High turns passionate  Pueblo Chieftain

While it was intended to be a two-hour overview of the "state of the district," Thursday's town hall meeting at Central High School saw that Pueblo City Schools ...



Central High School graduates 128  Pueblo Chieftain

With four years of scholastic, athletic, and artistic achievements under their blue-and-white belts, senior students of Central High School celebrated their ...



Suspect in custody after standoff near Central High School  KRDO

The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office says a barricaded suspect is in custody after a long standoff near Central High School.



Six young women vying for Fiesta Queen crown  Pueblo Chieftain

Six young women of Hispanic descent will be vying for the title of 2019 Colorado State Fair Fiesta Queen, and college scholarship funds, in a tradition more than ...



Central High teacher placed on leave; police notified  Pueblo Chieftain

Pueblo City Schools (D60) has placed a Central High School teacher on leave until further notice after the unnamed educator sent a text message "regarding a ...



062619: Pueblo Briefs - News  Fowler Tribune

I-25 New Pueblo Freewayribbon-cutting ThursdayThe Colorado Department of Transportation and Flatiron Construction, alongside Pueblo stakeholders, elected ...



Pueblo school closures, upgrades among D60 choices  Pueblo Chieftain

School closures and consolidations, new school construction and millions of dollars of needed upgrades.As anticipated, these are among the potential remedies ...



STEM showcase introduces Pueblo Central Wildcats to courses  Pueblo Chieftain

*Fresh* off the two-man assembly line, the triangular-shaped vessel with the flashy exterior was set for its first test.Immersing the craft into several inches of water, ...



Pueblo D60 plans would close one or two high schools  Pueblo Chieftain

Along with Thursday's announcement that Superintendent Charlotte Macaluso recommended the closure of Heroes K-8 Academy and Minnequa Elementary ...



Burtis, Marylin Cloer  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Marylin Cloer Burtis, 80, passed away June 15, 2019. Marylin was born in 1938 in Pueblo, Colo., and graduated from Pueblo Central High School. She was an ...



The Bessemer Boys: Pueblo Central baseball led by deep group of seniors  Pueblo Chieftain

Baseball teams are often described as a brotherhood. Six-plus hours over the course a doubleheader in the summer tends to help create that.But for Central ...



TELL IT TO THE CHIEFTAIN - Opinion  Bent County Democrat

A meatless Fourth?No way!I would like to draw your attention to a letter to the editor in The Pueblo Chieftain June 27, headlined: “Declare independence from ...



Man slain in south-central Pueblo; suspect arrested  Pueblo Chieftain

A man is dead and another was taken into custody after a shooting Tuesday afternoon in Pueblo's Bessemer neighborhood near Central High School.



Pueblo Central swim team fighting through adversity  Pueblo Chieftain

Central High School girls swimming team's season has been less than ideal. Injuries continue to plague the Wildcats' lineup and they don't have a home to swim ...



VIDEO: Central senior faces cancer one hurdle at a time  Pueblo Chieftain

Pasta dinner at school Thursday, GoFundMe campaign to benefit Pueblo teen and her family.



New online Dutch Clark high school coming to D60  Pueblo Chieftain

His name is forever intertwined with the history of Pueblo — and now, Dutch Clark carries Pueblo City Schools (D60) into a new realm of education. In the fall ...



Pueblo’s Central High hosts realistic active shooter drill  Pueblo Chieftain

Two armed intruders, assisted by an inside plant, entered Central High School Friday afternoon with malevolence in their hearts.As teams of diligent first ...



1917: Central High School burns  Pueblo Chieftain

Central High School almost burned down the week of Feb. 26, 1917, according to The Pueblo Chieftain.The school was partially destroyed by "one of the most ...



Pueblo Central boys and girls basketball split home doubleheader against Harrison  Pueblo Chieftain

Both Central High School basketball teams entered Tuesday night with winning streaks, but only the boys emerged with the victory at Jim Ranson Court.



Renovate or build new? In some instances, new schools can be built for less than the cost to repair  Pueblo Chieftain

As revealed in great detail in a master plan and facilities assessment, the current state of the 30 schools that make up Pueblo City Schools (D60) is, at best, ...



Central High School first semester honor roll - Lifestyle  Pueblo Chieftain

Seniors, 4.0 and above -- India Aaron, Toni Catulli, Eva Darling, Marcos Espinoza, Kyra Janson, John Keating, Max Markuson DiPrince, Elijah Martin, Emilio ...



Pueblo Central football cruises against Sand Creek  Pueblo Chieftain

Sometimes football can be a tale of two halves. One team's scouting pays off in the first half while the opposing team adjusts to make the comeback.Central High ...



Pueblo D60 voters to be polled on bond proposals  Pueblo Chieftain

Despite calls by some to "halt the process" and "regroup," the Pueblo City Schools (D60) board of education agreed to continue moving forward with the testing ...



Pueblo Central, Pueblo Centennial begin Bell Game activities - Sports  Pueblo Chieftain

So excited was the student body at Central High School that it decided to get Bell Week off to an early start.Central had two theme days last week while looking ...



Students, Alumni protest potential Pueblo East H.S. closure  KRDO

Talks of school closures and consolidation at Pueblo City Schools has led to protests outside of a district meeting Thursday afternoon.



Pueblo City Schools down to 5 bond options to fix infrastructure problems  KRDO

Last October, an infrastructure report said that Pueblo City Schools buildings are falling apart. Plus as enrollment continues to drop at many of the district's ...



Pueblo Central baseball rides Dylan Millers triple, Pueblo West and Pueblo South pick up league wins  Pueblo Chieftain

Rotating in and out of the lineup and usually ending up hitting eighth doesn't seem like the ideal way to spend one's senior baseball season.For Central High ...



Fundraiser for Serenity Nailor-Lewis nets $8,000  Pueblo Chieftain

Serenity Nailor-Lewis and her family looked around the Central High School cafeteria last week and felt overjoyed and overwhelmed."We'd look up and say, 'OK ...



Centennial valedictorian inspires classmates  Pueblo Chieftain

On the occasion of the 135th commencement ceremony in the school's illustrious history, 244 Bulldogs added their names and accomplishments to Centennial ...



Central High School graduates 164  Pueblo Chieftain

Valedictorian: Gregory Daniel VigilSalutatorian: Jullianna Rose TorrezGold cord: Mya Chante-Ska Coca-Gallegos, Cassidy Jeannette Montee, Jessica Faith ...



Pueblo D60 forums on school closures, other financial issues, begin this week  Pueblo Chieftain

This week will see the start of four public forums on the Pueblo City Schools' (D60) district-wide facilities assessment and master plan.On Wednesday ...



Friday Night Blitz Spirit Award Pueblo Central High School  KRDO

The KRDO Newschannel 13 sports team presents Pueblo Central high school the Friday Night Blitz Spirit Award.



Support grows for retaining Pueblo D60s 4 high-school model  Pueblo Chieftain

Outside the building Tuesday, the chant was spirited and persistent."Four high schools forever."Inside, the message was similarly passionate, albeit lower in ...



Martin brothers doing it all for Pueblo Central football  Pueblo Chieftain

It's not often a coach describes players' athletic ability by the way they jump on and over boxes.“It's really something to watch,” Central High School football ...



Former Pueblo Central drama teacher recalls strange occurrences  Pueblo Chieftain

One night, in early 1995, Elizabeth "Bebe" Mestas and her husband Richard were in the Pueblo Central High School theater running rehearsal for what would ...



Pueblo Central baseball wins fifth consecutive, Pueblo South falls in extras  Pueblo Chieftain

For Central High School senior Nico Martin, there isn't much left to prove.The three-sport star has given his all on the football field, basketball court and baseball ...



Pueblo Central principal abruptly resigns  Pueblo Chieftain

As noted in an email sent to Central High School staff and supporters, Principal Lynn Seifert announced her resignation effective July 31.Seifert, who recently ...



Red or Blue? Craddock has clear-cut choice  Pueblo Chieftain

Will he be red-faced or singing the blues late Friday night following the Bell Game?Dave Craddock has been swimming in emotions all week.The former Central ...



GPSA picks Alvin Sampson as top Pueblo sports moment  Pueblo Chieftain

Wrestling a bear seems like something a crazy person would do.If that's the case, then that must mean former Central High School wrestler Alvin Sampson is ...



Public gives input on D60 Master Plan, option of school closures considered  KOAA 5

D60 faces nearly $800 million worth of repairs. MOA Architecture, the team working on D60's Master Plan, is not presenting any specific options for closures at ...



Pueblo West, Pueblo County and Central pick up wins in South-Central League baseball action  Pueblo Chieftain

Saturday's weather didn't fit the title of “The Boys of Summer,” but the action on the diamond certainly kept it hot at the Runyon Sports Complex.Pueblo West ...



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 ...



Upgrades sway students in D60 reconfiguration  Pueblo Chieftain

In the ongoing discussion and debate on the future landscape of Pueblo City Schools (D60), emotionally driven upholding of the status quo is often a familiar ...



Pueblo County High School girls soccer heating up, defeats Pueblo Central 10-0 at Dutch Clark  Pueblo Chieftain

As players from Pueblo County High School's girls soccer team climbed the stairs at Dutch Clark Stadium on Tuesday, they showered each other with ...



Bell and Cannon Game in danger as D60 considers closures  KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News

Pueblo high schools are known for their storied sports rivalries. Generations of fans pack Dutch Clark Stadium for the annual Bell Game and Cannon Game ...



All-South-Central League teams picked for Pueblo prep basketball  Pueblo Chieftain

Both the boys and girls all-South-Central League teams have been announced for the 2018-2019 basketball season.Pueblo West leads the way on both sides ...



Pueblo D60 board spends $4 million to keep East, South open  Pueblo Chieftain

Amidst murmurings of potential school closures, the Pueblo City Schools (D60) board of education agreed to spend $4 million to keep two operating.For what ...



Pueblo high school wrestlers begin the road to state  Pueblo Chieftain

Most prep wrestling coaches tell their competitors everything up to this point is glorified practice.Now, it's time to see how far those reps will take Pueblo high ...



List of free summer food sites for students 18 and under  KKTV 11 News

A list of all the locations serving free meals to students 18 and younger this summer.



Bell Game brings better feel this season  Pueblo Chieftain

Central High School football coach Kris Cotterman likes the feel of this game.Perhaps it's because it's later in the year. Perhaps it's because it's a league game.



Pueblo Police not pursuing charges against D60 teacher for text  KOAA 5

Police have determined the teacher put on leave by District 60 for an inappropriate text just made a mistake with a typo. They will not pursue criminal charges.



Bell Game rivalry spills over into retirement community  Pueblo Chieftain

As she made her way through the smiling seniors, some in her beloved blue and others in cross-town rival red, Jordan LaFebre was nearly overcome with ...



Zach Odell takes over as Centrals AD  Pueblo Chieftain

As Zach Odell settles in to his new position as athletic director at Central High School, there's no doubt he already has a fan.His 9-year-old daughter."She thinks ...



Central Valedictorian: "We're just getting started" - News  Pueblo Chieftain

For 135 senior students at Central High School, Saturday marked a momentous occasion as the Wildcats received their high school diplomas on center stage at ...



Pueblo D60 master plan, including possible school closures, subject of forums  Pueblo Chieftain

It's an in-depth, well researched report that highlights the many challenges Pueblo City Schools (D60) is facing in terms of its aging structures and declining ...



Some Colorado schools brace for state intervention, while others cheer their progress  Chalkbeat Colorado

Two Colorado school districts and six individual schools failed to show enough improvement to raise their ratings under the state's accountability system. Unless ...



Time for D60 to make some tough decisions  Pueblo Chieftain

File this one in the category of “better late than never.” A few days ago, the Pueblo City Schools (D60) board gave approval to a couple of policy documents that ...



Master Plan highlights issues at Pueblo D60  KOAA 5

A master plan draft made for Pueblo City Schools shows various issues within the district, along with ways to fix them, which include renovating, consolidating, ...



Mercer out as Central High School football coach  Pueblo Chieftain

Central High School did not renew the contract of head football coach Jeremy Mercer.And that worked out because Mercer was leaving anyway.Athletic director ...



Partnerships working well in D60; more schools need to be adopted  Pueblo Chieftain

Partnerships and collaborations are making Pueblo City Schools (D60) stronger and the educational process more fruitful.That was the uplifting message that ...



Pueblo D60 teachers, staff honored  Pueblo Chieftain

For the 35th year, three Pueblo City Schools (D60) educators were honored as notables in their field by the Pueblo County chapter of the Colorado Teacher ...



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 ...



Spirit of the Dutch  Pueblo Chieftain

The scoreboard, an achievement in modern technology, plays colorful videos as teams scoot across the bright green synthetic turf.It's a far cry from the busted, ...



Central royalty  Pueblo Chieftain

Central High School's Snowball Queen Thalicia Palma and Snowball King Marcus Duran were crowned during a 1950s-themed assembly at the school.



School district bond issue may include money for aquatics center  KOAA 5

A private meeting was held among a small group of city and school officials earlier this month to discuss the feasibility of a partnership in order to build the ...



Hundreds march to protest D60 contract stalemate; teacher absences force more closures today at Central High School, Pueblo Academy of Arts  Pueblo Chieftain

Joined by parents, students, representatives of Pueblo unions and community supporters, members of the Pueblo Education Association and Pueblo ...



Liaisons want Pueblo D60 to pursue community school model  Pueblo Chieftain

Today, state education officials are expected to decide the future course for the struggling Risley International Academy of Innovation and Heroes Middle School, ...



Pueblo police engage active shooter in East High mock drill  Pueblo Chieftain

The hall, which only moments before had been filled with the carefree sounds of East High School Eagles walking to class, was now an eerily silent channel of ...



Fight begins for Schumann family - Sports  Pueblo Chieftain

It's amazing what love and support can do in tough times. The Schumann family of Pueblo West has learned that this week.In fewer than 24 hours Wednesday ...



Two Pueblo East Eagles headed to hall of fame  Pueblo Chieftain

Two East High School Eagles are set to fly into the school's hall of fame.Brian P. Brooks, class of 1987, and Richard J. Macias, class of 1979, will be inducted at ...



Colorado school brings students together at lunch time in unique way  WCPO

High school lunch time is typically a time where you can see the hierarchy at school--who's popular, who isn't. For many students, the isolation can be ...



New report on enrollment and infrastructure gives grave news to Pueblo City Schools  KRDO

At Tuesday's Pueblo City School Board meeting, the board of education received some harrowing reports regarding the districts facility conditions and ...



Police: Morrow slaying is Pueblos 5th homicide in 2019  Pueblo Chieftain

The man who was shot and killed Tuesday in south-central Pueblo has been identified by the Pueblo County coroner as the father of the man who police ...



Deadly crash in Pueblo involving Black Hills Energy truck  KKTV 11 News

A man was killed in a crash on Wednesday after reportedly running a stop sign in Pueblo.



Local Briefs - News  Pueblo Chieftain

D60 board meetingThe Pueblo City Schools (D60) board of education will meet at 2 p.m. today at 315 West 11th Street.In a work session, the board will hear ...



Pueblo West baseball mercy-rules Central while Centennial and Pueblo County pick up big wins  La Junta Tribune Democrat

On the hottest day of the season so far, baseball action at the Runyon Sports Complex started cooking.Centennial pulled out a 4-1 victory over East for ...



State ratings identify 163 Colorado schools in need of improvement  Chalkbeat Colorado

More than 160 Colorado schools received one of the state's two lowest ratings, making them eligible for additional assistance but also vulnerable to intervention ...



Pueblo Central softball looking to take South-Central League  Pueblo Chieftain

Getting to the very end of something and then losing it all is one of the worst feelings in the world. Like writing a long essay for school, but forgetting to save it and ...



Ranson comes out of retirement to familiar role  Pueblo Chieftain

As of today, Brad Ranson is coach of the Central High School boys basketball team.That's about all he'd commit to at this point, saying so with a laugh.Ranson is ...



11 schools cancel classes in D-60 for Friday for teacher rally in Denver  KKTV 11 News

At least 11 schools cancelled class for Friday in D-60 as teachers continue to call off in the district.



Pueblo Centennials Gary Adamson honored in Bulldogs home finale victory  Pueblo Chieftain

Thursday's visuals at Centennial High School resembled a scene from a movie.Hundreds of children, adults, coaches and former wrestlers gathered around the ...



State Board of Education recommends external management partner to help Heroes Academy, Risley International  KOAA 5

Heroes Academy and Risley International Academy of Innovation have failed to meet state standards for several years which triggered an order from the ...



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 ...



Mailers mark new stage in D60 bond campaign  Pueblo Chieftain

The Pueblo City Schools' (D60) bond issue campaign is underway, with more than 37,800 voters receiving by mail a packet of information that spells out the ...



GAME OF THE WEEK | First-half miscues hurt Sierra in 45-28 loss to Pueblo Central  Colorado Springs Gazette

First-year Sierra coach Draye Ersery was not happy after the Stallions' 45-28 loss to Pueblo Central on Friday.



Rye wrestlings Atencio, Miller near titles; Pueblo Central’s Gonzales in finals  Pueblo Chieftain

DENVER — Never in Rye High School's wrestling history has anyone earned a title on the mat.Now, the Thunderbolt have two underclassmen who could ...



Donthe Lucas' murder trial moved to July  KRDO

The trial of a man accused of killing his 21-year-old pregnant girlfriend will be taking place months later than originally scheduled.



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 ...



Mural of Clark now graces Pueblo stadium  Pueblo Chieftain

Although his spirit and legacy never left the city, Earl "Dutch" Clark is experiencing a much-deserved revival.In April, Pueblo City Schools (D60) announced that ...



Pueblo's Bell Game: The Zenith Of A High School Football Rivalry That's Lasted 125 Years  Colorado Public Radio

Central and Centennial High Schools will play in front of 15000 fans this Friday, an annual gridiron battle raging on since 1892.



Cross country: Central fields full squads for the first time in ... who knows?  Pueblo Chieftain

It's not hard to detect the excitement that Central High School cross-country coach Dean Gray is showing this season.It's not a championship look that he is ...



Broncos star Phillip Lindsay inspires Pueblo prep athletes  Pueblo Chieftain

The stars were out and shining bright at the Pueblo Convention Center Wednesday night at the inaugural All Star Preps Best of Pueblo awards banquet that ...



Four to enter Pueblo Centennial hall of fame  Pueblo Chieftain

Three Bulldogs and a former principal are headed into Centennial High School's Hall of Fame.Alumni Lewis Meade Quigg, Joseph Luther Nava and Jerry Lee ...



D60 to spend another $2.1M on aging school buildings  Pueblo Chieftain

Aging facilities and infrastructure continue to be a concern for Pueblo City Schools (D60), as witnessed by more than $2 million in capital expenditure projects ...



Pueblo East boys swimming wins D60 city meet, Pueblo South wins nine of 12 events  Pueblo Chieftain

Taking the District 60 City Meet has been in the making for a few years at East High School.The Eagles on Thursday finally prevailed by taking first with 271 ...



Centrals Aaron Guerreros starts boost the Wildcats swimmer to improvements  Pueblo Chieftain

If Friday served as a prelude for Aaron Guerrero's season, the future is bright for the Central High School boys swimmer.Guerrero clocked in at 23.10 seconds in ...



Pueblo brings back boot camp to wipe out juvenile records  Pueblo Chieftain

A weekslong program for high-risk behavior juvenile municipal offenders that those who successfully complete are relieved of outstanding fines is coming back ...



S-CL softball teams going through a youth movement  Pueblo Chieftain

Fall is finally here.Well, not on an actual calendar, but the high school sports season begins today in Pueblo with Centennial High School opening the softball ...



Rye girls golf team places second, qualifies for state; Pueblo Centrals Makenzie Mehess also earns bid  Pueblo Chieftain

COLORADO CITY – The hardest tea to drink is honesty, and Rye High School's Rachel Shaffer had plenty Tuesday.But the Thunderbolts golfer would have it no ...



Lauryn Holt proving hard work pays off for Pueblo County girls tennis at the Hornet Invite  Pueblo Chieftain

Being a part of a sports team in high school isn't a right. Earning a spot on the team requires dedication and the will to work toward improving oneself every day.



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