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Education

  • Area UW graduates

    LARAMIE, Wyo. — Some local students earned degrees from the University of Wyoming this past spring semester.

    Courtney Melissa Nordhus, of Commerce City, and Diego Lander-Saldana and Kyle Gregory Schriner, of Thornton, were among the nearly 13,000 students from 50 states and 77 countries to earn a degree from UW, which offers more than 200 areas of study. 

  • Colorado pegged as second-least expensive energy state

    COLORADO — A study by personal finance website WalletHub.com shows Colorado as the second least expensive state in terms of energy cost in the nation over the past year.

  • Adco school district 14 principal 1 of 5 state educators selected for leadership academy

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents announced in July Rose Hill Elementary principal Sherry Segura was one of five educators from Colorado chosen to participate in the ALAS Superintendents Leadership Academy. 

  • UNC dean’s list and honor roll

    GREELEY — The area students listed below have been named to the dean’s list or the honor roll in recognition of their outstanding scholarship for the 2014-15 academic year at the University of Northern Colorado.

  • Missouri S&T honor list

    ROLLA, Mo. — Missouri University of Science and Technology announced last week the names of students who made the honor list for the Spring 2015 semester.

    Aaron Steven Watts, of Commerce City, was named to the honor list for the spring semester. To be included on the honor list, students must have carried a minimum of 12 hours and had grade point averages of 3.2 or above out of a possible 4.0.

  • Area UW graduates

    LARAMIE, Wyo. — Some local students earned degrees from the University of Wyoming this past spring semester.

    Courtney Melissa Nordhus, of Commerce City, and Diego Lander-Saldana and Kyle Gregory Schriner, of Thornton, were among the nearly 13,000 students from 50 states and 77 countries to earn a degree from UW, which offers more than 200 areas of study. 

  • ACHS sets new student registration times; process starts July 28

    COMMERCE CITY — New students can sign up for classes at Adams City High School July 28-30.

    The 10th-graders take their turn July 28, with juniors following July 29, and the seniors rounding out registration July 30. Times are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day.

  • ‘Unconference’ to promote alternative music teaching July 23-28

    BOULDER — For some students, an 8 a.m. class isn’t always the best time to listen to and absorb a lecture. The best time for learning might come later in the day, or perhaps even when the student is alone in his or her dorm room.

    Likewise, the best way for educators to internalize and grasp a concept isn’t necessarily in a conference room with dozens of peers, listening to a speaker deliver a prepared presentation complete with PowerPoint and notecards.

  • PVHS class of 2015 graduates listed

     Hailee Jai Alber  

    Nathan Christian Albert

    Alyssa Jade Alcala

    Jayonna Jocelyn Alcala

    Jacob Matthew Alexis

    Jennifer Loalanny Alvarado

    Julianna Elicia Alvarado-Ibarra

    Janel Marie Ambrose

    Brandon Eugene Andress

    Samantha Jean Angelo

    Adrian Alan Aragon

  • Timothy Blossom awarded scholarship from ENMU

    PORTALES, N.M. — Timothy Blossom, of Commerce City, was awarded a scholarship from Eastern New Mexico University’s College of Fine Arts at the Scholarship Awards Ceremony April 21.