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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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



Pueblo Central, Pueblo Centennial begin Bell Game activities  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 ...



Pueblos Central High School gymnastics 2019 season in jeopardy  Pueblo Chieftain

It's impossible to ignore the success of Central High School's co-op gymnastics team.Numerous banners decorate the walls after entering the doors at Nogare's ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 Valedictorian: "We're just getting started"  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 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 ...



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, ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Bell and Cannon Game in danger as D60 considers closures  KOAA 5

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 ...



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 ...



Pueblo Central beats Mitchell behind Martin brothers performance  Pueblo Chieftain

Philadelphia is known as the city of “Brotherly Love,” but Central High School might be doing them one better.Brothers Nico and Brandon Martin led the Wildcats ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

PUEBLO – 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 ...



Longmont Public Safety Employees Recognized During Celebration  Longmont Observer

On Monday, January 14, Longmont Public Safety (LPS) hosted an Employee Recognition Ceremony. In addition to thanking current employees for all the work ...



Central High School first semester honor roll  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 ...



Aspen High School principal among inductees into Pueblo high school’s hall of fame  Aspen Daily News

Mulberry was principal there prior to joining Aspen High School in 2015.



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

PUEBLO – Wednesday night's gathering at Centennial High School was the first of four public meetings to address a crisis in Pueblo City Schools and discuss ...



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.



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 ...



Pueblo South softball rakes in 13-6 win over Pueblo Central  Pueblo Chieftain

Tuesday night South High School softball coach Wes Madrill looked toward his team's matchup with Central Thursday night. He stated that the game would set ...



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 ...



Fight begins for Schumann family  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 ...



Pueblo Central, Pueblo East and Pueblo West softball drop first game at CHSAA 4A state tournament  Pueblo Chieftain

AURORA — A youth movement for Pueblo softball was evident at the start of the season. Despite the young age, five local teams qualified for the 4A state ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Boettcher scholar credits D60, Central  Pueblo Chieftain

It's a coveted merit-based scholarship that provides Colorado graduating seniors a full-ride to any four-year institution in the state.Central High School's Peyton ...



D60 student leaders present concerns to superintendent  Pueblo Chieftain

Twelve student leaders from Pueblo City Schools' (D60) four high schools, distressed about the ongoing teachers strike and accompanying school closures, ...



Longtime Pueblo coach hopes to bring energy to Wildcats program  Pueblo Chieftain

Longtime Pueblo coach Carlos Lopez has been named the girls basketball coach at Central High School.Lopez brings plenty of experience and expertise to 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 ...



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

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Pueblo proud: McCulley headed to Redskins  Pueblo Chieftain

Ty McCulley said the call and question was simple. So was his answer.McCulley quickly said yes to the Washington Redskins on Saturday, agreeing to join the ...



Pueblo D60 graduation ceremonies  Pueblo Chieftain

This year's graduation slate kicks off Thursday, when Dolores Huerta Preparatory Academy, a D60 charter school, holds its commencement ceremony at 6 p.m. ...



Dante Alighieri Society of Pueblo:The 38th annual Scholarship Awards Celebration  Pueblo Chieftain

Who: Dante Alighieri Society of PuebloWhat: The 38th annual Scholarship Awards CelebrationWhen: May 6Where: Pueblo Country ClubHighlights/honorees: ...



Former star athlete at Central, CSU hitting his stride as a gospel recording artist  Pueblo Chieftain

Puebloans remember Chaz Miles fondly: He was a multi-sport star at Central High School.On the football field, the basketball court or the track, it didn't matter ...



Jesik, Lucille (Ercul)  Pueblo Chieftain

Lucille (Ercul) Jesik, 92, of Pueblo, died on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018. Lucille was born Sept. 30, 1925. She was preceded in death by husband, Joseph; daughter, ...



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 ...



D60's Risley International and Heroes Academy fail to make the grade in state standards  KOAA 5

PUEBLO – District 60 announced today the state will issue an order for the district to contact an external management organization to take over Risley ...



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 ...



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

Pueblo's Central and Centennial High Schools have been rivals on the football field since 1892. It might be the oldest high school rivalry in the west and for the ...



Pueblo coaching legend Jimmie Earl Jim Ranson passes away at age 89  Pueblo Chieftain

The basketball court at Central High School is named in his honor. And for good reason.Jimmie Earl "Jim" Ranson, 89, one of Pueblo's sports legends, passed ...



Pueblo West beats Ponderosa 57-48 to make 4A boys Final Four  Pueblo Chieftain

Nieyeme Smyer-Williams wanted this. He showed how badly on one possession.Smyer-Williams chased down a loose ball, the second offensive rebound on ...



Pueblo-area boys basketball struggle in day one of Hornet Invite  Pueblo Chieftain

Day one of the Hornet Invite was a mixed bag for the Pueblo teams taking part. Pueblo West High School opened the tournament with a 53-49 win over Palmer, ...



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 ...



Master Plan highlights issues at Pueblo D60  KOAA 5

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Parga, Dallas Michael  Pueblo Chieftain

Dallas Michael Parga, age 69, passed away as a result of injuries sustained in a single vehicle motorcycle accident on May 26, 2018. Mike was a dedicated ...



Spann, Somerlid schools sold to Head Start  Pueblo Chieftain

The Pueblo City Schools (D60) board on Tuesday authorized the sale of the shuttered Spann and Somerlid elementary school buildings.Each property was sold ...



Pueblo City Schools board recall petitions on way to clerk  Pueblo Chieftain

The signature-gathering phase of the student-led recall effort against three Pueblo City Schools (D60) board members is now complete.Central High School ...



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 ...



Test results can spell relief or gloom for state's lowest performing schools and districts  Chalkbeat Colorado

All three school Colorado districts under the gun to improve their academics showed some gains on test results released Thursday — but the numbers may not ...



D60 nurses earn national certification; theyre the only ones in Pueblo schools so-designated  Pueblo Chieftain

Two Pueblo City Schools (D60) nurses were among only four statewide to earn certification from the National Board of School Nurses, Inc.By virtue of exemplary ...



D60 board moves toward asking voters for tax hike  Pueblo Chieftain

Approval of capital projects and acceptance of grants and gifts marked Tuesday's regular meeting of the Pueblo City Schools (D60) board of education.



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 ...



“The Bell Game” between Pueblo Central and Pueblo Centennial selected to Great American Rivalry Series schedule  The Denver Post

The oldest rivalry west of the Mississippi River and the biggest football rivalry in the state is garnering attention once again this fall, as "The Bell Game" between ...



Brad Ranson era 2.0 begins for Pueblo Central boys basketball  CHSAA Now

The Ranson family name is written all over the boys basketball program at Pueblo Central, which is why Brad Ranson returned to the team.



Vest, Donald  Pueblo Chieftain

Donald Vest, 70, passed away on July 22, 2018, after a lengthy battle with cancer. Don was born in Denver and grew up in Pueblo. He graduated from Central ...



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 ...



Slow progress, many challenges: How Colorado schools on improvement plans are doing  Chalkbeat Colorado

A new report on Colorado schools operating under state-approved improvement plans shows mixed academic results and slow progress getting all the ...



Pueblo museum rings in football tradition  Pueblo Chieftain

Two teams of teens, one in red and the other in blue, have been working intensely at El Pueblo History Museum.



Alstyne, Lucas James Van  Pueblo Chieftain

Lucas James Van Alstyne, 33, passed away on Sept. 25, 2018, following a year-long battle with colon cancer. At the time of his passing, the sun was shining and ...



Late Petra McCulley to be honored by El Pomar Foundation  Pueblo Chieftain

As a successful business owner, human rights advocate and civic leader, the late Petra Antonia Gonzalez de McCulley made a significant impact on the Pueblo ...



Legendary coach Larry Pickering dies  Pueblo Chieftain

Larry Pickering, who led the Centennial High School boys cross-country team to a decade-long run of success unparalleled in Pueblo's sports history, has died ...



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 ...



D60 board OKs $1M-plus in tech equipment, improvements  Pueblo Chieftain

As Pueblo City Schools (D60) continues to upgrade its technology, the board of education approved a $1 million expenditure toward that end.During April's ...



Young scientists tackle gamut of topics at science/engineering fair  Pueblo Chieftain

A project three years in the making at a cost of $1500, the third part of Central High School senior Max Markuson DiPrince's "Windmill Efficiency" was designed ...



D60 board hires architect; planning begins for bond issue  Pueblo Chieftain

Aging and outdated facilities, and the accompanying drain on finances, has been a recurring topic of discussion in the chambers of the Pueblo City Schools ...



High school student arrested for attempted sex assault on 11-year-old  9NEWS.com

Pueblo Police took a Pueblo Central High School student into custody after sexually explicit emails were sent to an 11-year-old girl.



Rick Macias set to join GPSA Hall of Fame on Nov. 14  Pueblo Chieftain

One of Pueblo's most dedicated sports representatives will have his name enshrined into the Greater Pueblo Sports Association's Hall of Fame on Wednesday.



Coat giveaway at Pueblo center a real thriller  Pueblo Chieftain

As he sifted through the stacks of jackets, coats and hoodies, Elias Aragon struck gold.Or a bit more accurately, silver, in the form of a stylish gray-hued leather ...



Pueblo D60 high-schoolers share insight  Pueblo Chieftain

As Pueblo City Schools (D60) sets out on the course that will lead to a comprehensive strategic plan, input from a variety of focus groups will be an integral part ...



Prep wrestling results, Dec. 16, 2018 | Results  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 ...



Mariachi program enriches students lives, attitudes  Pueblo Chieftain

Mariachi, Jerry Vigil believes, isn't simply music.It's a way of life -- one he is eager to introduce to the students of Pueblo City Schools (D60).What started out as a ...



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 ...



Hart, Daniel Roy  Pueblo Chieftain

Daniel Roy Hart, 67, passed away on Aug. 30, 2018. Preceded in death by parents, Marvin and Ethelberta Hart; brothers, David and Gerald; parents-in-law, ...



In Colorado, And Across The Nation, Students Walk Out To Protest Gun Violence  Colorado Public Radio

Denver-area students marched to the grounds of the state Capitol Wednesday, joining in a nationwide march protesting violence in schools and demanding new ...



Central tabs Centennial alum Cotterman as football coach  Pueblo Chieftain

Kris Cotterman grew up in the shadow of a Centennial High School legend.His grandfather, Jim Grieve, was a giant in the high school football coaching world.



'Adulting Day' at Kentucky high school teaches students to cook, change a tire, and finances  KRDO

From math to science, students learn all sorts of subjects in school, but have you ever wondered if your child is learning the life skills they need in order to enter ...



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.



Wildcats, Bulldogs collide for 117th time  Pueblo Chieftain

It's 'Cats vs. 'Dogs. 'Dogs vs. 'Cats. The Bell Game is set for 7 p.m. Friday night at Dutch Clark Stadium, the annual meeting between the football teams at Central ...



Steel City Gridiron: Pueblo, Colorado is Football Town, USA  Mile High Sports

This story originally appeared in Mile High Sports Magazine. Read the full digital edition here. The sun always shines on Pueblo. This late Sunday in June is no ...



Gersick, Mary (Giarratano)  Pueblo Chieftain

Mary (Giarratano) Gersick, 94, passed away with her family at her side on Oct. 16, 2018. Survived by children, Barbara Greenwood, Angela (Greg) Mock, Marty ...



Cortez, Edwardo  Pueblo Chieftain

Edwardo Cortez, 39, passed away Feb. 22, 2018. Affectionately known as "Eddie" to family and friends. He was born Feb. 16, 1979, in Denver, to Jesus and ...



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