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Virginia 'Ginny' Hawkins passes away on Friday, August 17, 2018 in Broomfield, Colorado.

August 21, 2018 by Maureen Mulberry Davis (Register to contact)

Sadly, Virginia 'Ginny' Hawkins passed away on Friday, August 17, 2018 in Broomfield, Colorado. No funeral arrangements announced yet.

Stolen 1974 Class Ring

July 26, 2013 by Maureen Mulberry Davis (Register to contact)

My 1974 Arvada West High Ring was stolen on the 4th of July. Just a notice in case it turns up.

It is an Oval Faceted Green Tourmaline, and has my first name engraved inside the band in a facsimile of my handwriting. :(

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Arvada West graduates 55th class  Arvada Press

Close to 400 seniors graduated from Arvada West High School May 18 in a commencement ceremony held at the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield.



Arvada West Vocal Showcase wins The American Prize in Choral Performance  Arvada Press

The Arvada West High School Vocal Showcase was named the 2017-18 winner of The American Prize in Choral Performance in the high school division.



‘He Was An Example’: Arvada West Family Remembers Halladay  CBS Denver

By Shawn Chitnis. ARVADA, Colo. (CBS4) – The current baseball team, former players, and the family of Roy Halladay honored the major league star before a ...



A-West principal announces departure  Arvada Press

A-West principal Dr. Robert Bishop announced his departure from Arvada West High School Friday, June 8. Bishop, who has been the principal at Arvada West ...



Arvada West remembers dominant pitcher Roy Halladay  9News.com KUSA

ARVADA - In 1994, Roy Halladay and his teammates brought a state baseball championship trophy to Arvada West High School. They lost only one game that ...



Police find Jeffco high school threats not credible, but they still spun out of control on social media  The Denver Post

Two separate threats at Jefferson County high schools spun out of control on social media in the past few days as the nation remains on edge following the Feb.



Parents, students say there is culture of racism at private high school in Arvada  FOX 31 Denver

ARVADA, Colo. -- Students and parents protested Tuesday night outside Faith Christian Academy because they say there is a culture of racism at the private ...



Arvada West HS Gets Help From City For Grant To Replace Running Track  Patch.com

Arvada West HS To Partner With City For Grant - Arvada, CO - Arvada will assist an application to Great Outdoors Colorado for lottery revenue earmarked for ...



Arvada West Music Teacher Among Finalists For Grammy  CBS Local

ARVADA, Colo. (CBS4)– A music teacher from Arvada is among the finalists for the 2018 Grammy Music Educator Award. Chris Maunu from Arvada West High ...



Arvada West head choral director nominated for Grammy educator award  The Denver Post

The teacher was named one of 25 semi-finalists from across the country for the Grammy Music Educator Award.



Former teammates reflect on Arvada West's baseball great Roy Halladay  CHSAA Now

Roy Halladay helped Arvada West to the Class 6A baseball state title in 1994 before going on to a historic MLB career.



Sixth Annual Sand in the City  FOX 31 Denver

The sixth annual Sand in the City ® Festival takes place Saturday, June 23-24, 2018, at Ralston Park in Arvada. Colorado's only beach party will host eight ...



Virtual Reality Classroom Touts Benefits At Some Colorado Schools  CBS Denver

ARVADA, Colo. (CBS4) – A mobile classroom that offers virtual reality education made stops at Arvada West High School and Golden. virtual reality schooling ...



A-West Graduation: Class of 2017  Arvada Press

Arvada West High School held a commencement ceremony for the Class of 2017 on May 19, at the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield.



Students Who Pursue Teaching Careers Promised Guaranteed Admission From Colorado Universities  CBS Denver

By Jeff Todd. ARVADA, Colo. (CBS4)– When you talk to Colorado teachers, they'll admit they need help. There are reportedly 3,000 job vacancies waiting to be ...



2018 was the Year of Champions  YumaPioneer

State championships, the team and individual variety, highlighted the local sports scene in 2018. Let's take a look back at the past 12 months. January 2018.



Alamosa High School students win $500 scholarships  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA – The Alamosa High School Student Council Retreat on November 16, on the Adams State campus, included 32 student leaders, 10 of whom ...



Colorado students to take part in nationwide pro-gun walkouts Wednesday  The Denver Channel

BOULDER, Colo. – Students at several Colorado schools plan to walk out of class Wednesday to show their support for gun ownership and the Second ...



Jeffco high schoolers receive national honors  Arvada Press

Six students at D'Evelyn Junior/Senior High were named as semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program in late September, which represents 4 ...



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.



Former MLB pitcher, Arvada West grad Roy Halladay dies in plane crash  9NEWS.com

Eight-time All-Star and two-time Cy Young award winner Roy Halladay was killed Tuesday afternoon after his plane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico, according to ...



Colorado Music Teacher Shares Reaction After Grammy Nomination  CBS Local

ARVADA, Colo. (CBS4)– A music teacher from Arvada is among the finalists for the 2018 Grammy Music Educator Award. Chris Maunu from Arvada West High ...



‘Music Educator Award’ Grammy Winner Announced  CBS Local

ARVADA, Colo. (CBS4) – An Arvada music teacher was up for a Grammy Award on Sunday night, but unfortunately did not win. grammy music educator 6pkg ...



Former Arvada West star Roy Halladay might have right stuff for Cooperstown  Denver Post

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Scott Elarton first met Roy Halladay in high school. Halladay, a promising 16-year-old star at Arvada West, played on the same ...



Freshmen required to purchase laptops from school  9NEWS.com

What used to be a luxury is now a requirement at Arvada West High School. Every incoming freshman must purchase a laptop computer from the school for an ...



No hiding: This Colorado teacher doesn't hold back his feelings about how music moves him  Chalkbeat Colorado

A high school choir director talks about how vulnerability helps him teach, why he decided to switch his college major and what he does to encourage peer ...



Bomb dogs to get training at Arvada West High School  The Denver Channel

ARVADA, Colo. - Police dogs from around the country are being trained to sniff out homemade explosives at Arvada West High School. Members of the Denver ...



Arvada West meets Columbine in Jeffco League boys basketball  The Denver Post

Arvada West travels on the road to Littleton to take on Columbine in Jeffco League boys basketball Friday night, a conference rematch from when the Wildcats ...



Six questions with Chris Maunu  Arvada Press

How long have you been at Arvada West High and what do you do here? 1This is my 12th year at Arvada West. I'm the head choral director and I oversee 340 ...



Bear Creek High School student in custody after making violent threat on Snapchat  The Denver Post

A Bear Creek High School student is in police custody after he made a violent threat about the high school via Snapchat late Tuesday night.



Five from area schools play in CCGS All-Star Volleyball Games  Fort Morgan Times

The Colorado Coaches for Girls Sports will host volleyball all-star games in Arvada on Sunday, showcasing some of the top seniors to play the sport in Colorado ...



A look back at the top issues in Jefferson County Public Schools in 2017  Arvada Press

Despite small raise, teacher pay continues to lag With the failure of the $33 million mill levy override and $535 million bond package that the Jefferson County ...



Brian Lee Nordby (April 24, 1957 – November 6, 2018)  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Brian Nordby passed away peacefully, in his sleep, on November 6th after six weeks of hospital and rehabilitation center stay, battling and hoping for survival.



Jeffco Students Walk Out Of Class To Protest History Proposal  CBS Local

DENVER (CBS4/AP) — Hundreds of students walked out of classrooms around suburban Denver on Tuesday in protest over a conservative-led school board ...



Cherry Creek Arts Festival shows off local talent through Emerging Artist Program  The Denver Post

Lakewood-based painter Keith Oelschlager, left, explains how he identifies, photographs and then paints his work while talking with Emma McDuff, lower right, ...



Jeffcon teaches students tech opportunities  Arvada Press

Technology Trivia got about 200 Jefferson County high school students rowdy during lunch Jan. 31 at the first ever Jeffcon, technology conference held at the ...



HS Girls Basketball: Snyder, Gall named to All-Star teams  KKCO-TV

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT) Fruita Monument seniors Riley Snyder and Angelique Gall were selected to the Colorado Coaches Girls Sports 5A ...



Find your Colorado 2018 SAT and PSAT results  Chalkbeat Colorado

This year, Colorado has a lot more comprehensive data on students who took the SAT and PSAT tests in the spring of 2018.



'The Nutcracker' storytime with Boulder Ballet and other Boulder-area events Nov. 11, 2018  Boulder Daily Camera

'The Nutcracker' storytime with Boulder Ballet. Join a special storytime reading of "The Nutcracker," presented by ballerinas from the Boulder Ballet Company, ...



Arvada’s first hotel opens doors, but not everyone is welcoming  The Denver Post

Brittani Hildebrand has called Arvada home her entire life. Born at Lutheran Medical Center in Wheat Ridge, she attended Shrine of St. Anne's Catholic School ...



2 Dead In Fire At Arvada Residential Group Home  CBS Local

By Melissa Garcia. ARVADA, Colo. (CBS4) – Two people died in a deadly fire that tore through an assisted living home for people with disabilities. The fire broke ...



Colorado Prep Football Preview: Top Week 10 games to watch  The Denver Post

Denver Post preps editor Kyle Newman breaks down the biggest games to watch in Week 10 of the 2017 high school football season, the fifth and final week of ...



Arvada Police Believe Same Man Attempted Separate Child Abductions  CBS Local

ARVADA, Colo. (CBS4) – Police in Arvada want the community to know about two attempted abductions involving three children. The first incident occurred ...



MLB all-star Roy Halladay had morphine, other drugs in system when plane crashed  9NEWS.com

An autopsy on the major leaguer who died in a plane crash last November has revealed Roy Halladay died with a mix of drugs including morphine and sleeping ...



Randi's Pizza is 'kind of like going to Cheers'  Arvada Press

Randi's Pizza in West Arvada opens at 11 a.m. But its owners, Randy Harmon and Jeff Dumont, arrive at 6:30 every morning to start preparing food: The ...



Roy Halladay's Father opens up about his son, baseball and flying  The Denver Channel

Denver7's Jason Gruenauer sat down with the father of the MLB all star who was killed in a plane crash two weeks ago.



Darryl Lynde | Obituaries  Gillette News Record

Gillette resident Darryl Lynde, 76, entered the gates of glory and saw his savior Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. He was surrounded by the love of his family.



Helping higher education faculty practice (not preach) equity  The Denver Post

The higher education policy environment is squarely focused on equitable outcomes for black, Latino and Native American students. This is a necessary ...



Colorado’s school graduation rate stagnant for first time in 5 years  The Denver Post

Colorado's graduation rate failed to improve last year, and the dropout rate increased for the first time in nine years. Public school officials aren't sure why.



19-year-old Arvada woman, Shannon Maureen Conley, charged with aiding ISIS terror group, FBI says  The Denver Channel

The FBI says a 19-year-old Colorado woman has been arrested while trying to board a Denver flight with the goal of meeting with a terrorist group called Islamic ...



Creepy clown spotting site launched by Jefferson County teen  The Denver Channel

A new website has been launched by a Jefferson County teenager allowing you to report creepy clown sightings and see other reported locations on a map.



Free doggie bagels other cheap things around Denver, June 23-29  The Denver Post

Dog days. Tails will be wagging for this freebie. Every Tuesday through Aug. 29, Einstein Bros. Bagels is treating canine family members to a free doggie bagel ...



Tori Jordan the second Morgan County player invited to CCGS All-State game  Fort Morgan Times

Another Morgan County volleyball player will be on the court one last time at Arvada West High School this Sunday.



Nebraska transfer joins CSU's football program  The Coloradoan

Paul Thurston, a backup center at Nebraska the past two seasons, joined the CSU football program Wednesday as a graduate transfer and will be immediately ...



Find your 2017 PARCC scores Colorado in our database  Chalkbeat Colorado

In this searchable database, you can find your Colorado PARCC scores for the 2017 tests. These results are from PARCC testing in Colorado. The scores from ...



MusclePharm founder Brad Pyatt resigns as CEO after federal investigation  The Denver Post

Brad Pyatt has resigned as CEO of MusclePharm, six months after a federal investigation of the Denver-based nutritional supplement company he founded.



Hatler named new Bobcats football coach  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

NORTH PORT. North Port High's latest quest to find a successful, long-lasting football coach landed in Colorado, where the Bobcats have secured Brian Hatler.



2016 Bobby G Awards honor Charlotte Movizzo, Curtis Salinger  The Denver Post

Charlotte Movizzo and Curtis Salinger — the 2016 Bobby G Award recipients for outstanding performance in a lead role by an actress and actor, respectively ...



51 Schools Named State Winners in Samsung's $2 Million* National STEAM Contest  Business Wire

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. has announced the 51 state winners in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest – a nationwide competition that challen.



Aspen High's Jamison Fuentes signs with Division II Adams State for baseball  Aspen Times

Jamison Fuentes had other offers, notably from the junior college ranks, but none of those schools had a coach pursue him like Jim Capra of Adams State ...



Cañon City High School gymnastics team sends three to state  Canon City Daily Record

The Cañon City High School gymnastics team is heading to state. Three gymnasts — sophomore Makaela Clifton and freshmen Hollie Minto and Alyssa Goff ...



Makenzie Ault picked for CCSG game  Journal-Advocate

SEDGWICK COUNTY -- Revere High School senior Makenzie Ault has been chosen to participate in the Colorado Coaches of Girl's Sports (CCGS) All-State ...



Jeffco homeowners vexed by new flood-map spurred insurance spikes  Denver Post

Redrawn flood maps for Jefferson County, issued last month, have put some residents in deeper water financially. Dennis DeLeon, who lives in east Lakewood, ...



Lamar's Vallejos, Wertz to play in 3A all-state basketball game  The Lamar Ledger

Chelsea Vallejos and Taylor Wertz from Lamar High School have been chosen to participate in the CCGS All-State Basketball Games.



CU coach Casey Malone sets sights on third Olympic berth  The Daily Camera

Standing in a darkened, near-empty Balch Fieldhouse Tuesday afternoon, Casey Malone pulled a well-worn discus from its blue storage bag.



County School Notes: Platte Valley's comeback against Kent Denver certainly not run-of-the-mill  Greeley Tribune

CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE — After Platte Valley's 29-23 come-from-behind win against Kent Denver in the Class 2A football semifinals Saturday, Broncos coach ...



How MusclePharm Went From Swole to Twig  Bloomberg

For years, Brad Pyatt's supplement company bulked up on celebrity endorsements and penny stock trades. Then the SEC started kicking sand in its face.



Local artist 'is painting the Salida that's gone'  Mountain Mail Newspaper

When David Passarelli visited his parents in Salida after growing up here in the 1940s and '50s, he often drove around town snapping pictures of the old ...



Moffat County basketball seniors to play in All-State game  Craig Daily Press

The state tournament is behind them, but the basketball season still isn't quite done for two Moffat County High School hoopsters. This week, MCHS seniors ...



Vicki Gertner - South Platte Sentinel  South Platte Sentinel

Vicki Gertner, 59 of Sterling, went to her heavenly home after a courageous battle with cancer on Sat., May 28, 2016 in Greeley. A Celebration of Life will be held ...



McClave's Jordan Isom plays in All-State Volleyball Game; selected to All-State Games in June.  Lamar Ledger

Jordan Isom, a senior from McClave High School, was chosen to participate in the Colorado Coaches of Girls' Sports (CCGS) All-State Volleyball Games.



Prep Roundup for Feb. 10: Windsor's dominant top placement among a series of Weld County highlights during first day of regional wrestling  Greeley Tribune

BOYS HOOPSWindsor — Windsor erased a modest fourth quarter deficit to top Mead 63-60 in a Class 4A Tri-Valley Conference game Friday. The Mavericks led ...



Rebecca Henderson places in Region 3 gymnastics meet  The Lamar Ledger

Rebecca Henderson, a freshman from Lamar High School, has been competing for the Pueblo Central gymnastics team this season. The team recently placed ...



Results from 2016 Frisco Triathlon and Breck 100 MTB race  Summit Daily News

Want more? See our photo gallery from the 2016 Breck 100 and Frisco Tri.Youth Regionals — Silverthorne Storm gymnastics, July 15-16The first high-level ...



Country Gymnastics competes in state meet with regionals next - South Platte Sentinel  South Platte Sentinel

By Ken McDowell. Sports Editor. Alivia Weathers of Country Gymnastics was the all-around champion in her age group in the C.A.R.A. Regional Meet, which ...



Find your Colorado school's 2016 PARCC English and math results  Chalkbeat Colorado

On Thursday, the Colorado Department of Education released school and district-level results from this spring's math and English standardized exams. While the ...



The Top 100 Girls All-Time Great Southwest Athletes  MileSplit

We used our database to find the top 100 athletes all-time in each of the events at the Great Southwest Outdoor Track and Field Classic.



Lace Morris, 'Bachelor in Paradise' -- Reality TV Girl Sexy Social Pic of the Day  Reality TV World

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Virtual Meet: Scoring The Top 150 Girls Teams So Far In 2017  MileSplit

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Harrington officially signs with CSU softball program  Greeley Tribune

The road to signing her National Letter of Intent with the Colorado State University softball team has been a long one for Valley pitcher Trinity Harrington.



Columbine and the power of symbols  Scholars and Rogues

Part three of a series. In the days following the murders at Columbine High School I visited the school and the grounds of Clement Park. Those walks produced ...



Trendsetting simply isn’t a 10-to-5 kind of job  Denver Post

Suite 200 has ruled Denver's luxe-life nightclub scene since it opened in August. Owner Francois Safieddine is at the door Friday and Saturday nights, when the ...



RSVP: 27th Beautillion celebrates achievements of 32 young men  Denver Post

When the Denver chapter of Jack & Jill stages its 27th Beautillion on Dec. 19, it will be a night to celebrate the achievements of 32 young men who by any ...



Valentine City Chorus to honor 'God and Country'  ReporterHerald.com

The Loveland Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, the Valentine City Chorus, will present "God and Country" at 2:30 and 7 p.m. Saturday, April 21, ...



Bolder Boulder 2012: U.S. women’s team finishes second in elite race  Denver Post

Check here and at denverpost.com/running for updates throughout the day from the 2012 Bolder Boulder, including photos, results, stories and more. BOULDER ...



Top 100 Returning NXN Southwest Boys Teams  MileSplit

Check out the top returning Nike Cross Southwest Regional returning teams based on time here.



Famous Coloradans  CBS Local

Famous ColoradansLindsey Vonn (skier)Vonn, of Vail, lived up to expectations and won gold in the Olympic downhill in February 2010, in Whistler, Canada.



Best Preps: Platte Valley's Jazmin Montes brought competitive fire to three sports, earns girls athlete of the year award  Greeley Tribune

Like the summer sun, Jazmin Montes' smile shines bright enough to light up the sky. Also like the sun, Montes is like a ball of fire when she is.



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