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Man convicted of felony for punching city bus driver

GREELEY, Colo. – Today in Weld County District Court, a jury convicted Rojorio Roy Naranjo of endangering public transportation, a Class 3 felony, and harassment, a Class 3 misdemeanor, for punching a city bus driver. According to police and court … Continue reading

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District 6 has history of not being wise stewards of their finances

by Brett Reese —     I asked the editor of the Northern Colorado Gazette to reprint my letter of Feb 2011 to help us all decide whether or not to trust this administration…   As easy and fun as … Continue reading

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District 6 goes into campaign mode for 3A

by Jack Minor –   The Greeley/Evans District 6 Board of Education appears to be going into a full blown campaign mode in an attempt to get voters to approve a bond issue this November.   At September’s Parent Teacher … Continue reading

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D6 board acknowledges trust issue as ballot language approved

by Jack Minor –   Acknowledging there is a trust issue with the Greeley/Evans District 6 school board and the community, the board approved the official language for a November ballot question asking voters for a bond issue that would … Continue reading

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Jeffco approves bond measure but money won’t go to students

by Peter Grady –   While Greeley/Evans District 6 has formed an exploratory committee about a bond issue this November, the Jeffco school district has already done so, however critics say very little funding will actually go to benefit students. … Continue reading

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D6 students have chance to “jump ahead” during summer classes

by Jack Minor — Students in Greeley/Evans schools will have an opportunity to advance one full year in a subject area this summer as part of a new program provided by the district this year. The program offers opportunities for … Continue reading

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Neutrality towards “gay” lifestyle now considered bullying

by Peter Grady — While the Justice Department says a bullying settlement involving Minnesota’s largest school district should be a model for all US schools, an analyst at the Family Research Council disagrees. The Anoka-Hennepin School Board approved the settlement … Continue reading

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School Board “plans” for plans – not students – again!

By Craig Masters Flashback…Nov 12, 2007…Colorado Commissioner of Education, Dwight Jones, today announced that six school districts are being removed from the state’s list of districts on “academic watch” due to significant growth in student achievement. If a district fails … Continue reading

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Ooops, I voted for the wrong school board candidate!!

By Brett Reese     — This commentary is mine as an individual and does not reflect the perspective of any business or organization I am associated with, including the D6 board of education.  While it’s clear to me that the city council … Continue reading

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Brett Reese: D6 is wasting million$ – Taxes not the answer

  In spite of numerous meetings with the public, my colleagues are continuing their fantastic proclivity to image and politics instead of education.  They have held meetings, collected input and then ignored it all for their own whims.  There does not … Continue reading

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Reese announces open town hall meeting on May 28

  Brett Reese, as an individual not as a school board member, will be holding an open town hall meeting for residents of Greeley/Evans District 6 on May 28th at 11:00 am at the Farr Library 1939 61st Avenue Greeley, CO … Continue reading

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Brett Reese statement regarding censure

“Any action, including censure, without any supporting evidence should be used as toilet paper. In my campaign I promised to make a stand for change in this failing district. I can’t change anything with a lone vote. I’ve wrestled with … Continue reading

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Brett Reese: “Why I do it”

  “I’m Brett Reese” “I know” It’s a little disconcerting to know that most people know who you are before you tell them. Tends to make you a little more polite to everyone you meet. My wife and I have … Continue reading

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Reese school board report Feb 14 Wow !

I’m BR and the following commentary does not represent the current District 6 Board of Education….not that this sort of disclaimer has had any apparent relevance of my other recent, illuminating commentaries, but it evidently makes someone, somewhere feel better. … Continue reading

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Greeley Evans bus service increases service amidst cuts

by Jack Minor During the recent debate over the city budget, officials claimed that services would be cut if voters did not approve tax increases. One department appears to be going against the grain by increasing service availability with less … Continue reading

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School closures due to weather

by Vanessa Dominguez Several schools will be closed February first due to weather conditions. It is suggested that animals be kept inside, even outdoor pets should be kept inside. The following is a list of closures: EATON SCHOOL DIST. RE-2 … Continue reading

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Lessons learned

When children are fighting how do we as adults respond? Don’t we tell them to stop bickering and work it out? In school we teach our young people to think critically, look at evidence and then come to their own … Continue reading

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Monica Bustillos

Monica Bustillos 57, of Greeley, died on Saturday, October 30, 2010 in her own home. Monica was born May 30, 1953 to John Frank and Geneva Agnes (Valencia) Marquez in Rifle, Colorado.  She lived in the Greeley/Evans area for many … Continue reading

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Board of Education to hold listening session Oct. 25

Meeting to be held in the Greeley West High School library; is open to all Greeley and Evans residents 6:30—7:15 p.m.  Public comment regarding two new charter school applications 7:15—8 p.m.  Public comment on any education topic of interest The … Continue reading

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District 6 seeks community members for Citizens Academy

School District 6 is pleased to announce the creation of a 2010-11 Citizens Academy for community members in Greeley and Evans who are interested in learning more about how our schools and district operate. Academy participants will tour elementary, middle … Continue reading

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Arc makes presentation to Evans city council

Photo and Story By Jack Minor In an evening with a full agenda of items including regulating mobile home parks and changes to the city borders, members of Arc of Weld County greeted the Evans City Council on August 17, … Continue reading

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District residents invited to apply for Budget Advisory Committee

School District 6 invites members of the Greeley and Evans community to contribute to the development of the district’s annual budget by serving on the Budget Advisory Committee. The BAC, a new advisory committee, will take a long-term view of … Continue reading

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