Tag Archives: High School

Courts rules school can ban American flag to avoid Hispanics becoming violent

By Jack Minor –   A California court issued a ruling that has infuriated those who love American and are patriotic when they said a Northern California High School had the right to force students wearing American flag T-shirts inside … Continue reading

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Buck plays Santa for Migrant children

The Migrant Christmas Fiesta, now in its 16th year, was held at Northridge High School on Sunday, November 15. At the event, hundreds of migrant children received gifts from Santa, one of whom was played by Weld County District Attorney … Continue reading

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Shooter at Arapahoe High School dead on scene

Police have reportedly responded to an “active shooter situation” at Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colorado that has left two injured and one dead.   Colorado’s 9 News is reporting that one of the victims is a 15 or 16 … Continue reading

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Rodarte Commmunity Center partners with Colorado Rapids, Noble Energy

The Rodarte Community Center, part of the City of Greeley’s Culture, Parks, and Recreation Department, is partnering with Noble Energy and the Colorado Rapids to provide some community outreach events. Players will be hosting a clinic for the Rodarte Community … Continue reading

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Pets ‘n’ Popsicles at the Plumb Farm Learning Center

Pets ‘n’ Popsicles returns to the Plumb Farm with dozens of furry farm animals.  From August 5 – 18, a variety of domestic animals will be visiting the farm, such as goats, horses, pigs, sheep, ponies and rabbits. The event … Continue reading

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ACLU attacks student-led prayer at football games

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. — Alliance Defending Freedom sent a Michigan School District a legal letter Friday after the ACLU formally complained about prayers at the conclusion of football games that school officials found to be voluntary and student-led. “There’s no legitimate basis for … Continue reading

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District 6 students to get new principals

Four schools in Greeley-Evans School District 6 will have new leaders for the 2013-14 school year.   Insoon Olson will take the reins of Northridge High School. Olson comes to District 6 from Silver Creek High School in Longmont, where … Continue reading

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High School students reveal wonders of Jewish Tabernacle

by Jack Minor –   Students of biblical history have a unique opportunity this week where they can see and learn from a group of high school students about one of the most important items in the Old Testament.   … Continue reading

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District 6 to receive booklet on religious liberty

by Jack Minor –       School districts in America, including District 6 will be receiving a booklet advising them of the religious rights of students.       Liberty Counsel, a group that defends the religious rights of … 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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School rejected faith-based student’s community service

by Peter Grady – The Alliance Defense Fund is helping an honor student in Alexandria, Virginia after she was denied community service credit because her volunteering was faith-based rather than secular in nature. Matt Sharp, litigation counsel with the ADF, … Continue reading

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District 6 “bans” sodas from school lunchrooms

by Jack Minor – Parents have expressed concerns over a recent notice advising them not to allow their children to bring sodas to school. In a recent newsletter, parents were told that as, per a policy passed by the school … Continue reading

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Blame for failing schools in District 6 lies on leadership, not students

An opinion in support of students by Craig Masters After reviewing performances of the schools and the December District 6 school board meeting, I submitted an op-ed calling for the board to immediately fire Superintendent Lang and set the priority … Continue reading

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Obama statement on compulsory attendance raise red flag among homeschoolers

by Matt Lacy – President Obama’s call to states to curb dropout rates by forcing students to remain in high school until they graduate has raised concerns among homeschoolers. In the President’s State of the Union message Tuesday evening, Obama … Continue reading

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Judge rules that “blogger” not a journalist, given $2.5 million fine

Crystal Cox by Peter Grady – An Oregon judge has ruled a “blogger” in Montana is not protected by shield laws  from revealing sources because she  is not considered a journalist. Crystal Cox, a blogger from Eureka, Mont., was sued for … Continue reading

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Greeley West High School presents “To Kill a Mockingbird”

Staff Reports —   Greeley West High School Theatre presents the classic play, “To Kill a Mockingbird,” Nov. 11, 12, 18 and 19.   This powerful drama, based on the 1960 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, still prods our national moral conscience … Continue reading

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Greeley Central High School presents “The Miracle Worker”

Staff Reports — Thespian Troupe 657 and the Arts Magnet Program at Greeley Central High School present “The Miracle Worker” Nov. 10—12 at 7:30 p.m.   The play tells the incredible story of Annie Sullivan and her efforts to teach … Continue reading

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No Thanksgiving says Massachusetts principal

By Craig Masters Principal Anne Foley of the John F. Kennedy public school in Somerville, MA has informed her staff that Thanksgiving is offensive and will not be allowed in her school. Other days that will not be allowed include … Continue reading

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Greeley Central HS hosts Andy Meyers CC Invitational

Monfort Park and Greeley Central HS played host to the Andy Meyers Invitational cross country meet Friday afternoon. The weather was ideal as 8 high schools and 10 middle schools from northern Colorado competed their boy’s and girl’s thinclads in … Continue reading

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Fritzler Maze theme strength of America, awareness ribbons

    by Jack Minor – The Fritzler Corn Maze is back this year with dual themes, acknowledging the various awareness ribbons worn by people as well as the strength of America. Glen Fritzler and his wife Pamela have operated … Continue reading

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Francis O. “Fran” Towns

  May 12, 1935 – April 17, 2011   Francis O. “Fran” Towns, 75, of Greeley, died April 17, 2011 at Bonell Good Samaritan Center in Greeley.   He was born May 12, 1935 in Palco, Kansas to Clarence Almer and … Continue reading

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Jessica Dawn “Jessie” Jerke

Jessica Dawn “Jessie” Jerke, 21 of LaSalle, Colorado went to be with her Lord and Savior on April 5, 2011.   She was born on November 13, 1989 in Greeley, Colorado, and delighted her parents William Harry and Jeannie Maurine … Continue reading

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Richard “Dick” Rolfness

  January 3, 1933 ~ March 12, 2011 Residence: Greeley, Colorado   Richard “Dick” Rolfness of Greeley died Saturday, March 12, 2011 in Hospice of Northern Colorado Inpatient Unit.  He was born January 3, 1933 to Samuel and Eleanor (Manning) … Continue reading

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Claudia Mae Elliott

  January 6, 1939 ~ March 29, 2011   Claudia Mae Elliott of Eaton went to be with the Lord Tuesday, March 29, 2011.  She was born on January 6, 1939 to Forrest Cleo and Margaret (Navratil) Kratzer at St. … Continue reading

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Herbert Clifton Eala

Herbert Clifton Eala (Echohawk), 59, transitioned to the Spirit World on Wednesday January 20th, 2011 in Greeley, Colorado. He was born July 26th 1951 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska to Grace M. Valandra of St. Francis, South Dakota and Crescencio (Chris) E. … Continue reading

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High School students get real life experiences building houses

Story and photo By Jack Minor and Brett Reese Students of Great Falls and Charles M Russell High Schools in Montana are able to participate in a unique program that provides them with real life experience as they learn to build houses from … Continue reading

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Lawrence Delbert Kuhnke

December 10, 1921 ~ January 2, 2011 Lawrence Delbert Kuhnke, 89, of Greeley died Sunday, January 2, 2011 at North Colorado Medical Center after a short illness.  He was born December 10, 1921 to August E. and Minnie (Granzow) Kuhnke … Continue reading

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Board meeting agenda for Monday, Jan. 10

The Board of Education will meet Monday, Jan. 10, at the District 6 Administration Building, 1025 Ninth Ave. The agenda includes a public work session at 4 p.m., and a regular business meeting beginning at 7 p.m. The regular meeting … Continue reading

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Cecil J. Howard

Cecil J. Howard went to be with his Savior on Monday afternoon, December 20th 2010, in the pulmonary unit at North Colorado Medical Center. Cecil passed away with his wife, children, and close friends from the Mary Vialpando family at … Continue reading

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Robin Jene Reed

February 15, 1975 ~ December 26, 2010 Greeley, Colorado Robin Reed of Greeley died December 26, 2010 at North Colorado Medical Center.  Robin was born February 15, 1975 in Greeley to David L. and Donna J. (Ley) Reed. Robin was … Continue reading

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Robin Jene Reed

February 15, 1975 ~ December 26, 2010 Greeley, Colorado Robin Reed of Greeley died December 26, 2010 at North Colorado Medical Center.  Robin was born February 15, 1975 in Greeley to David L. and Donna J. (Ley) Reed. Robin was … Continue reading

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Four high school students injured in crash

Four students from Northridge High School were in an accident Thursday morning. One is currently in intensive care in Denver, the other three remain at NCMC. The students are: Lucero Solis (driver) Gustavo Martinez Celinna Hernandez George Velazquez Share on … Continue reading

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William “Bill” A. White

William “Bill” A. White, 91, of Greeley went to meet his Heavenly father on  November 17, 2010 at Life Care Center of Greeley.  He was born on November 2, 1919 to Gus and Elizabeth (Sauter) White in Milliken, Colorado. He … Continue reading

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Florence Charlotte Johnson

Florence Charlotte Johnson, 98, of Greeley, died November 16, 2010 at the NCMC Hospice Inpatient Unit.  She was born April 14, 1912 in Peckham, CO to Oscar and Charlotte (Swanson) Johnson. Florence graduated from Gilcrest High School in 1931 and … Continue reading

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Deanna Kathleen Yackey

Deanna Kathleen Yackey August 6, 1942 – November 12, 2010 Age: 68 Residence: Greeley, Co Deanna K. Yackey died on November 12, 2010 in Greeley Colorado from complications related to Progressive Supranuclear Palsy. She was born August 6, 1942 in … Continue reading

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