Tag Archives: Union Colony

Tribune calls District 6 students “resources”

Recent revelations that District 6 will be letting nearly 20 percent of their new teachers has caused the Greeley Tribune to blame part of the problem on charter schools by categorizing students as “resources” that the district is losing.   … Continue reading

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Local entities to offer concussion symposium

by Matt Lacy –   As more and more attention is being given to NFL players and the long-term effects of concussions suffered from playing the game, local entities have teamed up to provide concussion training for local coaches.   … Continue reading

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UCCC $58 tickets to Taj Mahal for $29

Staff Reports —   GREELEY – This week’s deal gets you two tickets to Taj Mahal this Saturday, May 19,  at 7:30pm at the Union Colony Civic Center Experience Taj Mahal and his band for this onetime concert only. Describe … Continue reading

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Greeley Blues Jam Sod Sale

Staff Reports —   GREELEY – Greeley Blues Jam Sod is available for purchase! 40,000 square feet of sod from this year’s Greeley Blues Jam is for sale at $0.15 per square foot. You must purchase a minimum 300 square … Continue reading

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Point of Grace to perform at UCCC

          Staff Reports Multi-platinum selling trio, Point of Grace will be performing at the Union Colony Civic Center on December 17th  as a part of their Home For The Holiday’s Tour.  Since forming at Ouachita Baptist … Continue reading

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East side to get charter school

  by Jack Minor  — The District 6 board of education gave permission for Union Colony Preparatory School to open an elementary school on the east side of town. Union Colony had submitted an application last year that was rejected … Continue reading

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Board member tells school: Tell your parents at-risk children come before theirs

  By Jack Minor Following last year’s rejection of an application for an elementary school, Union Colony Preparatory School returned and faced harsh questions from the District 6 school board at this week’s public hearing. “We want an elementary school,” … Continue reading

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Evans police use reverse 911 to notify residents of danger

On March 5, 2011, Evans Officers,with the assistance of; the Evans Fire Department, Union Colony Fire Department and the Weld County Sheriff’s Office, evacuated the area in the 4000 block of Phlox Lane in the Ridge subdivision for several hours. … Continue reading

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Board, parents see two different versions of district at community meeting

— -By Jack Minor; Parents see the school district in entirely different ways than the school board at a meeting sponsored by the League of Women Voters. At a meeting billed as discussing the future of District 6, the President, … Continue reading

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Woman suffers from serious injuries in house fire

At 7:45 AM 12/23/2010, fire crews from the Greeley Fire Department, (formerly Union Colony Fire Rescue), were called to a fire at 2280 1st AV (Woodlands East Mobile Home Park)  in Greeley.  Upon arriving at the scene, fire crews found a single-family home on fire. Firefighting … Continue reading

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School Board continues pattern of hostility toward charters

By Mike Bauman Treachery lurks in honeyed words. -Danish Proverb Monday night the District 6 Board of Education voted to deny Union Colony Preparatory School’s application to add a K-5 track to their existing successful program. The West Ridge Academy … Continue reading

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Local residents overwhelmingly support charter school expansion

Story and photo By Jack Minor Residents at a public forum regarding the approval of two new charter schools overwhelmingly showed their support for the proposal on Monday, Nov. 8. The hearing was held regarding two new applications for charter … Continue reading

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Cameron School Facility for FREE???

By Mike Bauman Union Colony Preparatory School’s charter expansion application lists two different possible locations for the proposed new school.  The first, near Boomerang Golf Course on the west end of town, is no longer available according to Union Colony … Continue reading

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Board of Education Set to Require Charter Schools Break Law for Consideration

By Mike Bauman At a recent School Board meeting, the Board of Education and its “Accountability Committee” indicated a desire to “require” new charter schools to address how they will ensure their enrollment will mirror the demographic of the community.  Board … 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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Michael Bolton concert Special 1 Day Offer !!!!

Special Ticket Price for the Michael Bolton concert September 30th at the UCCC 7:00pm Today Only September 23rd Tickets 50% off Online Ticket Purchases ONLY. Enter the code “dancing” to receive your 50% discount to see “Dancing With the Stars” … Continue reading

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Fireworks destroyed playground at Scott School

By Jack Minor The fire that destroyed the new preschool playground at Scott Elementary School will cost the district at least $10,000 to replace. The fire which occurred on Sunday is thought to have been caused by illegal fireworks and … Continue reading

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City Celebrates Founder’s Birthday

By Jack Minor The city held a 193rd birthday celebration of Greeley’s founder, Nathan Meeker, last week at his home at 1324 9th Ave. The celebration featured a birthday cake and lemonade and children were encouraged to wish Mr. Meeker … Continue reading

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