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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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U.S. News Best High Schools 2019: Arvada Schools Make List  Patch.com

Arvada Schools In Top U.S. News High Schools 2019 - Arvada, CO - U.S. News & World Report released its 2019 Best High Schools list Tuesday. Here's how ...



Wonderful day for Wildcats' Class of 2019  Arvada Press

Arvada West High School's Class of 2019 had its commencement on May 17. The 1st Bank Center in Broomfield filled with friends and family to celebrate the ...



State high court clears path for TABOR ballot issue  Arvada Press

Proponents of a Colorado ballot initiative to eliminate a constitutional amendment that strictly limits government's ability to tax and spend can proceed with their ...



86 Colorado high schoolers spend St. Patrick’s Day marching in Ireland  9News.com KUSA

A group of 86 students at Arvada West High School got to spend their St. Patrick's Day in Ireland, marching in a parade. The students are in all seven of Arvada ...



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.



Teens Ambushed Cop At Street Barricade, Threw Chemical Bomb: Cops  Patch.com

Arvada Chemical Attack: Teens Ambushed Cop - Arvada, CO - Four former Arvada West HS students and a juvenile ambushed a cop with a homemade bomb ...



4 Teens Charged In Homemade Chemical Bomb Attack  Patch.com

4 Teens Charged In Homemade Chemical Bomb Attack - Arvada, CO - Four men, age 19, made several chemical bombs with instructions from the Internet, then ...



'A Hope For Change': Song performed by high school choir shares students' thoughts on school shootings  9News.com KUSA

Arvada West High School is preparing for the debut of a song focused on student feelings following shootings. A famous composer created the song based off a ...



With 5A money, district accelerates digital learning plan  Arvada Press

From conducting virtual dissections to putting together podcasts, students at Arvada West High School find themselves on their devices “in every single subject ...



Here Are JeffCo High School Graduation Dates, Locations For 2019  Patch.com

JeffCo High School Graduation Dates, Locations '19 - Golden, CO - Congratulations to the Class of 2019. Here are graduation dates and locations for JeffCo's ...



Local Colorado Teacher wins the CMA Teacher of Excellence Award  FOX 31 Denver

DENVER - Teachers go above and beyond in the classroom for our students. One teacher from Arvada West has done just that and he was recognized by the ...



Remembering Roy Halladay, Ex-Arvada West Pitcher Turned Baseball Legend  Westword

News that two-time Cy Young Award winning pitcher Roy Halladay had died on Tuesday, November 7, after a plane crash into the Gulf of Mexico shook the ...



Student’s Sparkle changes climate at Arvada West High School  Denver Post

Arvada West senior John Braselton said he'll never forget the day school principal Robert Bishop introduced the Wildcat Sparkles, a special-needs cheer and ...



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 invited to 'national championship of choirs'  9NEWS.com

For students like Sage Peterson and Ian Rowzee, being a part of the choir gives them an outlet at school they cherish.



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 ...



Jeffco school district and employees need more time to find common ground  Arvada Press

At their last scheduled bargaining session on May 15, school district leaders and employees continued to negotiate an agreement for their 2019-2020 contract ...



Seeing how it all adds up for area schools  Golden Transcript

Yes, it seems like the fall 2018-19 Colorado High School Sports Association sports season started just a couple weeks ago, but the spring campaign is now over.



Colorado native Roy Halladay elected to Baseball Hall of Fame  FOX 31 Denver

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQEjLSgmq6s DENVER -- Roy Halladay, a Colorado native and Arvada West High School graduate, has been elected to the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Arvada Chambers honors community members making a difference  Arvada Press

It is not every year that the Arvada Chamber of Commerce gives out a Pioneer Award. It's reserved for exceptional leaders in the community who have served ...



Chances Are You Live Near A Former Meth Lab In Arvada  Patch.com

Map Shows Where Meth Labs Were Located In Arvada - Arvada, CO - The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has tracked addresses where meth labs have ...



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 ...



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 ...



Olde Town Arvada Holiday Events 2018 Guide  Patch.com

ARVADA, CO – Olde Town Arvada is gearing up for a month of holiday festivities at local businesses and in the Olde Town business district. Here are some of ...



Denver Restaurant Week 2019: Here Are Arvada Eateries Involved  Patch.com

Denver Restaurant Week 2019: Arvada Eateries - Arvada, CO - More than 220 restaurants posted their menus for Denver Restaurant Week 2019. Here are the ...



Football nearly killed him. Then it helped save his life.  The Denver Post

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$1.095M Welcoming Mansion In Quaker Acres With Gazebo  Patch.com

M Welcoming Mansion In Quaker Acres - Arvada, CO - Multiple fireplaces, six bedrooms, basement rec room and exercise room, library, located on Open Space ...



Arvada Parks 100-Year No Booze Rules Show How Society Changes  Patch.com

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Public Invited To View Plans For New Luxury Senior Development  Patch.com

Public Meeting For New Arvada Luxury Senior Homes - Arvada, CO - Find out more about a $50 million 158-unit senior living residence proposed near Ralston ...



Toronto Blue Jays pick Roy Halladay’s son, Braden, in MLB draft  FOX 31 Denver

TORONTO -- Braden Halladay, the son of famed baseball player and Colorado native Roy Halladay, has been drafted to the Toronto Blue Jays. Major League ...



Art Of The State 2019 Opens At Arvada Center  Patch.com

ARVADA, CO – Every three years, staff at Arvada Center's galleries undertake an enormous task: To bring state-wide works from the best Colorado artists under ...



Dierks Bentley to Host CMA Foundation Music Teachers of Excellence Awards  Broadway World

The CMA Foundation, a national music education nonprofit and the philanthropic arm of the Country Music Association, will hold its fourth annual Music ...



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.



9NEWS Bleacher Report: Arvada West wrestling  USA TODAY High School Sports

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Vietnam memorial exhibit will heal wounds of war  Golden Transcript

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Arvada Detective Named Investigator Of The Year  Patch.com

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Local Cannabis-Infused Beer Is Here  Patch.com

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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 ...



Man accused of attacking two people in Golden arrested  Golden Transcript

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Mt. Juliet band director wins Music Teacher of Excellence award  Lebanon Democrat

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'Really scared and extremely angry': Why Colorado students are walking out of school Wednesday  Chalkbeat Colorado

Wednesday's walkouts are part of a national movement after the Parkland shooting.



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.



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

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Undefeated: Life lessons from a champion that never lost  Mile High Sports

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Maybe next year, Larry Walker  Purple Row

Hope remains for former Rockies after not being elected to Hall of Fame | Mile High Sports. Another year has passed with no Rockies player making it into the ...



Jeffcon teaches students tech opportunities  Arvada Press

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Connect: 100 years of music  North Platte Telegraph

It's been quite a year for the North Platte High School band — a second trip to Washington, D.C., fall marching band contests, local parades and school concerts.



Colorado districts giving students more ways to prove they deserve a high school diploma  Chalkbeat Colorado

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

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Find your Colorado 2018 SAT and PSAT results  Chalkbeat Colorado

Use Chalkbeat's tool to compare school results and statewide averages for PSAT and SAT test results.



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.



Historic $1.4 M Mission-Style Compound Near Olde Town Arvada  Patch.com

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

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Jefferson County Public Schools faces crisis over school board changes  The Denver Post

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

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

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

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Tough foes await Western Slope wrestling teams at regionals  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Grand Junction might be ranked No. 1 in Class 5A, but the Tigers are facing a big challenge at this weekend's Region 1 tournament at Arvada West High School.



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.



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.



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

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

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

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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.



St Patrick's Day 2019: some two million revellers take to the streets across the country  Independent.ie

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Sun shines as two million line the streets for 150 parades  Independent.ie

Up to two million people attended more than 150 St Patrick's Day parades, big and small, as Ireland basked in spring sunshine.



MSU names 2017 Presidential Scholars  Montana State University

BOZEMAN – Twenty gifted high school seniors from across the nation, including eight from Montana, were selected as recipients of the 2017 Montana State ...



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

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

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

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