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4 Smoky Hill High School employees placed on leave for handling of student with gun  FOX 31 Denver

AURORA, Colo. -- Four Smoky Hill High School employees, including an assistant principal, were placed on administrative leave pending an investigation into ...



Girls Swimming: 2019 Smoky Hill Invitational team scores, results  Sentinel Colorado

AURORA | Team scores and results from the 2019 Smoky Hill Invitational girls swim meet held on Jan. 12, 2019, at Smoky Hill High School. Aurora teams and ...



Smoky Hill student, robbery suspect arrested; gun found in backpack  9News.com KUSA

A teen wanted in connection with several robberies was arrested at Smoky Hill High School. Police said they also found a gun inside his backpack.



Smoky Hill High School English teacher accused of sexually assaulting former student  FOX 31 Denver

AURORA, Colo. -- The Cherry Creek School District is dealing with another teacher accused of sexually assaulting a student. The Aurora Police Department said ...



School Launches Campaign To Help Every Student Get A Yearbook  CBS Denver

By Dillon Thomas. AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– Smoky Hill High School students returned to class on Friday to register for the 2018- 2019 school year.



Smoky Hill High School student dies days after being hit, dragged by truck  FOX 31 Denver

AURORA, Colo. -- A Smoky Hill High School student died earlier this month, days after she was hit and dragged by a truck while she was crossing a street, the ...



Teenage Spiderman In Aurora Getting International Attention  CBS Denver

By Dominic Garcia. ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) – In the time it takes most people to tie a shoe or pour a cup of coffee, Jordan Fishman can scale a 50 foot rock ...



Aurora police shoot, kill suspect after traffic stop near Smoky Hill High School  FOX 31 Denver

AURORA, Colo. -- Police shot and killed a suspect after a traffic stop near Smoky Hill High School late Saturday night, the Aurora Police Department said. Police ...



Smoky Hill football finishes storybook run  9News.com KUSA

Friday night's 5A playoff football game between Smoky Hill and Regis Jesuit didn't end how the Buffaloes imagined. And yet, the future of the football program ...



Westminster vs. Smoky Hill: FOX31 High School Game Day highlights  FOX 31 Denver

Our game of the week on FOX31 High School Game Day featured Westminster vs. Smoky Hill Friday night. Smoky Hill took this one 35-28. The highlights are in ...



School Mourns Loss Of Student Who Died After Being Struck In Crosswalk  CBS Denver

By Dillon Thomas. AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – The Smoky Hill High School community is mourning the loss of a student who was hit by a vehicle while walking to ...



U.S. Rep. Coffman nominates students to service academies  Littleton Independent

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Aurora, nominated 48 high school students from the 6th Congressional District for an appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy, ...



Student sex assault cases going unreported by Cherry Creek School District  FOX 31 Denver

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. -- Three employees of the Cherry Creek School District were criminally indicted by a grand jury earlier this year for failing to ...



Snapchat message threatened violence at Aurora’s Cherokee Trail High School  FOX 31 Denver

AURORA, Colo. – Police in Aurora added an extra level of security at Cherokee Trail High School on Tuesday after someone on Snapchat threatened to "shoot ...



Smoky Hill High School lacrosse player dies after collapsing during game  FOX31 Denver

AURORA, Colo. -- High school athletes across the Denver metro area showed their support for Smoky Hill High School after a lacrosse player died Tuesday ...



Schools across Colorado seeing more and more threats of violence following last week’s shooting at a Florida high school  The Denver Post

A growing number of schools have been shaken by threats of violence in Colorado and across the nation following the shooting at a Florida high school.



Cherry Creek School District reports hate graffiti at high school  FOX 31 Denver

ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. -- The Cherry Creek School District is working with local authorities to investigate multiple incidents of hate graffiti at a high school, ...



At Smoky Hill High School, Common Core and tests not always easy sell  The Denver Post

AURORA — Yosef Abuharus is sick of explaining it all. The ninth-grader at Smoky Hill High School just wants to move on to the next question. He doesn't want to ...



Widespread illness closes Village East Elementary School in Aurora  FOX 31 Denver

AURORA, Colo. -- Village East Elementary School in the Cherry Creek School District will be closed Friday due widespread illness. A district spokesperson said ...



Police: Teen tried to ‘blow a fireball’ at Smoky Hill HS  kdvr.com

AURORA, Colo. -- Smoky Hill High School in Aurora was evacuated Friday afternoon because of an isolated hazardous materials situation, the Aurora Police ...



Popular teacher at Smoky Hill High School dies  FOX31 Denver

AURORA, Colo. -- A teacher at Smoky Hill High School has died. Students and staff at the school are mourning the loss of Mitchell Hanson. Hanson, 28, died ...



Mother angry that principal accused of pushing her son will return  FOX 31 Denver

AURORA, Colo.— Genya Williams is torn about what to do next. “It was just this one incident where it just changes everything,” Williams said. “I have to keep my ...



BB gun made to look like real firearm recovered from suspect at Rangeview HS, police say  FOX 31 Denver

AURORA, Colo. -- Two Rangeview High School students were detained and being interviewed late Friday afternoon and a BB gun that was made to look like a ...



2019 Wyoming signee: Kenny Foster  Casper Star-Tribune Online

Kenny Foster, a 6-foot-4, 190-pound shooting guard from Aurora, Colorado, signed with Wyoming on Nov. 14. He verbally committed to play at Wyoming on Sept ...



Cowboy Basketball Adds Colorado Prep Standout  KOWB

The Wyoming Cowboy basketball team has its first signee of the 2018-19 recruiting class with the signing of Kenny Foster from Aurora, CO.



More threats made against Colorado schools  FOX 31 Denver

DENVER -- Officials are investigating more threats made against schools in Colorado on Wednesday. A Cherry Creek Schools spokeswoman said officials were ...



9Preps FAN-tastic Week 2 (1/27): Smoky Hill wins this week's best high school fan video  9NEWS.com

KUSA-- After last week's start to our 9Preps FAN-tastic series, fans at Smoky Hill High School watched the video of Regis parting the red sea and collectively ...



Colorado musicians stuck in Haiti after political unrest explodes  9News.com KUSA

Despite calmer streets in Port-Au-Prince on Monday, a group of musicians from Colorado was still stuck in Haiti.



Smoky Hill basketball shines as maybe the best dunking team in Colorado  9NEWS.com

Where there's smoky, there's fire. And, at Smoky Hill High School, the flames are sky high. "I'll go out on a limb here and say, yeah, we're one of the best dunking ...



CO school district reaches $11.5M settlement with sex assault victims  FOX 31 Denver

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. -- The Cherry Creek School District has reached a $11.5 million settlement with five female victims of former Prairie Middle ...



Aurora police: No gunman found in search of Hinkley High School, and surrounding area  FOX 31 Denver

AURORA, Colo. -- Hinkley High School was placed on lockout Wednesday afternoon because of a possible armed party," the Aurora Police Department said.



Mom searches for answers after Aurora girl hit, dragged by truck  FOX 31 Denver

AURORA, Colo. -- A grieving Aurora mother is searching for answers after her teenage daughter was hit and dragged by a pickup truck while walking to school.



Why Colorado's teacher shortage bills fall short  Chalkbeat Colorado

The legislative effort to address Colorado's teacher shortages will have only a modest impact because it fails to tackle the root causes.



9Things to do in Colorado this weekend: November 2-4  9News.com KUSA

KUSA — Colorado is known for terrific festivals, concerts, sporting events and the arts. Celebrate the season this weekend by experiencing the unique culture, ...



School District 27J begins 4-day school week for first time  FOX 31 Denver

BRIGHTON, Colo. -- Thousands of students in Adams, Broomfield and Weld counties return to school Friday. And in School District 27J, it's the first time it will use ...



Early Signing Day: Colorado football players who are officially headed to play Division I  The Denver Post

With the early signing period for Division I football recruits beginning Wednesday and running through Friday, here are all the Colorado high school players who ...



Police investigating reported off-campus threat involving Prairie View High School students  FOX 31 Denver

BRIGHTON, Colo. -- Police are investigating reports of an off-campus threat involving students from Prairie View High School in Henderson. According to a 27J ...



Threat against Cherry Creek High School investigated; school open Friday  FOX 31 Denver

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. -- Parents of Cherry Creek High School students were notified Thursday night that the Cherry Creek School District was ...



Shooting Investigation: 1 Woman Dead, Another Hurt  CBS Local

ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Authorities searched for a gunman after reports of a shooting near schools in Arapahoe County on Thursday afternoon.



Aurora teacher arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a student  FOX 31 Denver

AURORA, Colo. -- A teacher at Vista PEAK Preparatory School was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly sexually assaulting a student, the Aurora Police ...



Jeopardy! winning streak for Kyle Jones of Aurora continues  FOX 31 Denver

DENVER -- Instrumental music teacher Kyle Jones from Aurora is on quite a winning streak on the show Jeopardy! The Aurora Central High School teacher has ...



Cherry Creek School district to review safety plans prior to schools opening Monday  FOX 31 Denver

DENVER -- The Cherry Creek School District superintendent sent a letter to its community Friday afternoon regarding the school shooting in Texas that killed 10 ...



Man killed in Aurora police shooting pulled handgun on officers  The Denver Post

The man killed late Saturday night by an Aurora police officer was a suspect in a road rage incident the previous night on I-225, where he pointed a gun at a ...



How Rockies Broadcaster Jenny Cavnar Made Baseball History  5280 | The Denver Magazine

The Aurora native became one of the first women to call play-by-play for a MLB broadcast last spring, but that's not her only historic achievement.



2 Aurora Water employees rescued after becoming stuck in manhole  FOX 31 Denver

AURORA, Colo. -- Two Aurora Water employees became stuck in a manhole Monday and had to be rescued by firefighters. Photo: Aurora Fire RescueA car ...



13-year-old arrested after Shadow Ridge Middle School evacuated  FOX 31 Denver

THORNTON, Colo. -- A 13-year-old student has been arrested after Shadow Ridge Middle School in Thornton was evacuated on Monday afternoon, the ...



Parents outraged after drag queen speaks to students during career day  FOX 31 Denver

THORNTON, Colo. -- Several parents are outraged after a drag queen spoke to their children during Rocky Top Middle School's career day. Now the principal is ...



Kyle Jones of Aurora wins over $145,000 on Jeopardy! before winning streak ends  FOX 31 Denver

DENVER -- Band teacher Kyle Jones from Aurora spectacular winning streak on the show Jeopardy! came to an end Friday night. But not before the Aurora ...



School District 27J will move to 4-day school week in August  FOX 31 Denver

BRIGHTON, Colo. -- School District 27J will go from having classes five days a week to four days beginning with the 2018-19 school year starting in August, ...



Cherry Creek student gets perfect scores on ACT, SAT tests  FOX 31 Denver

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. -- The Cherry Creek School District has a lot to celebrate after 17 of its high school seniors earned a perfect score on their ACT ...



Student detained for threat against Greenwood Village middle school  FOX 31 Denver

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. -- A student has been detained after a threat was made against a Greenwood Village middle school, the Cherry Creek School ...



Principal, nonprofit join forces after string of shootings near school  FOX 31 Denver

DENVER -- Multiple shootings in one Denver neighborhood has prompted a call to action from both the school and community leaders. A lot of violence is taking ...



Rep. John Buckner, educator and lawmaker, dies at age 67  The Denver Post

John Buckner, an Aurora Democrat who was passionate about education, died early Thursday after catching a virus earlier this year. Services are pending.



Mother’s heartbreak, tribute serve as strong message after two teens killed  FOX31 Denver

AURORA, Colo. -- Car crashes are the No. 1 killer of people ages 4 to 34. But teenagers are the most vulnerable. The Smoky Hill High School community is now ...



Colo. lacrosse player dies after collapsing during game  USA TODAY High School Sports

A Denver-area lacrosse player died Tuesday night after collapsing during a game. Kristin Callbeck, a 15-year-old freshman at Smoky Hill (Aurora, Colo.)



Assistant principal accused of not reporting student’s sexual abuse claims appears in court  FOX 31 Denver

AURORA, Colo. -- An administrator at a Cherry Creek school who reportedly pressured a 14-year-old girl to recant her claims of a sexual relationship with a ...



Ex-Grandview High School security guard pleads guilty to sexual exploitation, assault of student  FOX 31 Denver

ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. -- A former Grandview High School security guard accused of having a relationship with a student has pleaded guilty, the Arapahoe ...



Some schools cancel classes Wednesday in Mapleton district  FOX 31 Denver

DENVER -- Some schools have canceled classes in the Mapleton School District on Wednesday because of a power outage and damaged power lines from ...



Four places to give thanks by giving back in Aurora  The Denver Post

Celebrate the giving spirit of the holidays by donating food or volunteering at the SHARE Basket Project, Aurora Area Interfaith Food Pantry, Aurora Health Care ...



Little libraries spread love of learning in Aurora  FOX 31 Denver

AURORA, Colo. -- Some of the youngest members of the Aurora community are spreading their love of learning. Students at Aurora Frontier P8 are designing ...



Metro-area school district considering 4-day school weeks  FOX 31 Denver

BRIGHTON, Colo. -- School District 27J is considering getting rid of the traditional five-day school week in favor of a four-day week. On Thursday, 27J Schools ...



Aurora Central High School enacts stricter dress code  FOX31 Denver

AURORA, Colo. -- Students at Aurora Central High School are getting ready to head back to classes next week, but this year, they're facing a stricter dress code.



Running for Alex: How Tom Sullivan Turned Tragedy Into a Political Crusade  5280 | The Denver Magazine

What do you do six years after your eldest child is murdered in one of the worst mass shootings in American history? If you're Tom Sullivan, you channel your ...



Marshall Zelinger  9NEWS.com

Marshall Zelinger is a Reporter at 9NEWS in Denver, Colorado. If you're holding onto a vanilla latte or a story idea, Marshall Zelinger will be your best friend.



Jefferson County Public Schools mulls pushing back start times for high schools  FOX 31 Denver

GOLDEN, Colo. -- Students in Jefferson County Public Schools soon could be getting a little more sleep in the mornings. Research shows high school students ...



Chinese kindergarten principal fired after kids welcomed with pole dance  FOX 31 Denver

SHENZHEN, China -- A Chinese kindergarten principal has been fired after she welcomed students back to school at the beginning of term with a pole dancing ...



Victim of deadly crime spree was former vice principal at Aurora Central High School  FOX31 Denver

DENVER -- Eric Ukuni appeared in a Denver courtroom Wednesday where he was told he's being investigated for six felony counts, including first-degree ...



Woman posed as medical student at Denver Health to treat patients  FOX31 Denver

DENVER -- A woman from the University of Colorado Denver posed as a medical student and had unauthorized access to patients at Denver Health Medical ...



Cherry Creek School District unanimously votes to change start times  FOX31 Denver

AURORA, Colo. -- The Cherry Creek School District voted unanimously Monday night to change the start times for the next school year.



Texas college baseball coach won’t recruit from Colorado over ‘trouble passing’ drug tests  FOX 59 Indianapolis

AURORA, Colo. -- A baseball coach at Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth is under fire after writing an email stating he will not recruit student-athletes from ...



Dead body found after shooting in Centennial  Centennial Citizen

A dead body was found in a residence in the 16500 block of East Hialeah Drive in Centennial after investigators searched the residence following a shooting on ...



Cherry Creek Schools asking voters to boost mill levy, approve $250 million bond  The Denver Post

Cherry Creek Schools join many other districts in the state this year in asking voters for financial support. It's $250 bond would fund future construction.



Denver police launch internal investigation into search at Rise Up charter school  FOX 31 Denver

DENVER -- Denver police said Thursday that they launched an internal investigation into the way officers went classroom by classroom at a largely minority high ...



Smoky Hill grad to stay involved in college  7NEWS Denver

Being part of Special Olympicssports helps build confidence in those with and without intellectual disabilities.



DOUBLE TAKE: What the 'H' is that? — Colorado Conundrums  Sentinel Colorado

It's a weird and wonderful place we live here in the altitude. If you've been here for any time at all, “what the hell is that about” can be a common refrain. Whether ...



Principal at Texas school stops giving birthday spankings after parents complain  FOX 31 Denver

ALVORD, Texas -- A Texas elementary school is ending a questionable tradition following complaints from parents. The principal at Alvord Elementary School ...



High school teacher put on leave for drug-related tweets  Fox 31 KDVR.com

AURORA, Colo. -- A Cherry Creek School District teacher has been placed on paid leave while administrators investigate some racy photos and status updates ...



School resource officer on leave for using stun gun to wake sleeping student  FOX 31 Denver

SMITHVILLE, Ohio -- A school resource officer has come under fire after using a stun gun to wake up a sleeping high school student, according to WEWS.



Aurora teacher dies in Mexico over winter break  FOX 31 Denver

AURORA, Colo. -- A well-liked Aurora Public Schools teacher died over the district's winter break, according to a voice message sent to parents of students at ...



Middle school teacher killed in car crash had big impact on students  FOX 31 Denver

AURORA, Colo. -- There are heavy hearts at Aurora Hills Middle School this week after students came back from winter break to find out one of their teachers ...



Denver’s Own: Phillip Lindsay makes the Broncos roster  Mile High Sports

*With Phillip Lindsay officially making the Broncos' 53-man roster this weekend, we flashback to this story from the August issue of Mile High Sports Magazine.



Monarch High School teacher under investigation by Louisville police  FOX 31 Denver

LOUISVILLE, Colo. -- The Boulder Valley School District said Thursday that a teacher is on paid administrative leave. Luke Skerpon is in his second year as a ...



Juvenile arrested in connection to threats made at Rangeview High School  FOX31 Denver

AURORA, Colo. -- A male juvenile in connection to a threat made at Rangeview High School was arrested Thursday, the Aurora Police Department said.



Basketball coach Ken Shaw to enter CHSAA Hall of Fame  Journal Advocate

Regis Jesuit High School basketball coach Ken Shaw, originally from Merino, will be inducted into the CHSAA Hall of Fame on Jan.



Threat prompts closure of high school of teacher on leave over Trump pinata  FOX31 Denver

WELD COUNTY, Colo. -- Classes at the high school of a teacher who was placed on leave over a controversial President Donald Trump pinata were canceled ...



Rangeview High School, Mrachek Middle School put on lockdown after reports of shots fired nearby  FOX31 Denver

AURORA, Colo. -- Two schools were put on lockdown while police investigated reports of gunshots a few blocks away, the Aurora Police Department said ...



Skill, heart needed for Unified Basketball Colorado player  7NEWS Denver

AURORA, Colo. -- Playing any kind of team sport takes skill and heart. At 6-foot-3, Isaac Dolson brings skill, heart and height to the Special Olympics Unified ...



Immersive REUNION Concerts Set to Begin in Denver  Broadway World

Creative Endeavor Office announced today that the immersive concert experiences Reunion '69 and Reunion '85 begin performances on Thursday, July 26 at ...



McKinstry hired as Poudre School District AD  The Coloradoan

Russ McKinstry, currently the AD at Monarch, hired to lead PSD athletics.



Teacher at Wheeling Elementary School in Aurora faces indecent exposure charges  FOX31 Denver

AURORA, Colo. -- A veteran teacher at Wheeling Elementary School in Aurora has been arrested for indecent exposure. Littleton police said Michael Warner ...



Cherry Hills Village residents push back against proposed roundabout  FOX 31 Denver

CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. -- Residents are pushing back against the potential installation of a roundabout to alleviate traffic problems in their area.



Roth returns as Colorado State athletics' radio voice  The Coloradoan

Longtime broadcaster moving back into play-by-play role for broadcasts of Colorado State football and basketball games.



Man found in Cherry Creek dies from injuries; case investigated as homicide  FOX31 Denver

DENVER -- A man who was assaulted and later found in Cherry Creek died from his injuries on Tuesday night, the Denver Police Department said. The man ...



Silver Creek High School cancels classes after receiving threatening messages  FOX31 Denver

LONGMONT, Colo. -- Silver Creek High School canceled classes Friday morning because of anonymous threatening messages that were received Thursday.



No charges filed in East High School ‘forced splits’ cheerleading exercise  FOX31 Denver

DENVER -- No criminal charges will be filed in connection with an East High School cheerleading practice that resulted in an injury to one girl, the Denver ...



Hanged body found near Arrowhead Elementary School in Aurora  FOX31 Denver

AURORA, Colo. — A body was found hanging from a bridge near Arrowhead Elementary School on Monday morning, prompting officials with the Cherry Creek ...



Berthoud High School opens doors to grieving students, staff, parents  FOX31 Denver

BERTHOUD, Colo. -- Berthoud High School opened its doors to grieving students, staff and parents on Sunday afternoon. A 15-year-old student was found dead ...



Massive warehouse gives online book seller another way to sell  BusinessDen

As e-commerce takes over the book market, David Chung is looking to go back to brick-and-mortar roots. Dream Books Co., an online used-books store, ...



Arizona teacher accused of sexual misconduct with 13-year-old student  FOX 31 Denver

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Police in Arizona have arrested a teacher for alleged sexual misconduct with a 13-year-old student. Police told KTVK that 27-year-old ...



Westminster High School teacher arrested for sexual assault on a student  FOX31 Denver

WESTMINSTER, Colo. -- A Westminster High School math teacher has been arrested on charges of sexually assaulting a student, the Westminster Police ...



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