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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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The top Colorado prep football games to watch each week of the 2019 season  The Denver Post

With the 2019 prep football season getting underway across the state this weekend, here's a look at the best games each week around the Denver metro area ...



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

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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 ...



Kenneth Zimmerman | Obituaries  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

BROOMFIELD, Colo. — Kenneth Walter Zimmerman Jr., 77, passed away on Sunday, July 21, 2019.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Casey Coons: coach, mentor, motivator, hall of famer  Arvada Press

As the athletic director at Arvada West, Casey Coons oversees about 20 sports programs — coaches, athletes and logistics. At 3 p.m. when may people are ...



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 ...



Is this the best college play of the year so soon? Minot State's Cory Carignan's 104-yard touchdown  Daily Mail

Cory Carignan's run in the Beavers' season opener against University of Minnesota Duluth went viral on the internet, and was heralded by the school as 'a ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Colorado All State Choir Performs In Hotel Balcony  News On 6

Members of the Colorado All State Choir wowed hotel guests, by singing songs from the hotel's balconies.



Colorado native Roy Halladay inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame  FOX 31 Denver

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- The late Roy Halladay, a 1995 graduate of Arvada West High School, was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday.



Blue Jays declare Roy Halladay, Arvada West pitcher, is No. 1 in Toronto  The Denver Post

It can be kind of funny when dreams actually come true. Dreamers sometimes just aren't ready for it. They can't believe it. But Roy Halladay certainly did.



Stolen Ferrari Driver Killed In High-Speed Wreck In Arvada  Patch.com

Stolen Ferrari Driver Killed In High-Speed Wreck - Arvada, CO - A 39-year-old man was killed and a woman injured when a stolen Ferrari smashed into an ...



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 ...



Jeffco school district and employees need more time to find common ground  Lakewood Sentinel

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



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 ...



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 ...



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

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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 ...



Moffat County's Kinlie Brennise has final hoops outing in All-State game  Craig Daily Press

Moffat County High School's Kinlie Brennise, back row second from left, was among 16 3A athletes to compete in the All-State basketball games hosted by ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

KUSA – Arvada West High School wrestling squad stopped by the 9NEWS station today for a little Bleacher Report action. The two-time defending Class 5A ...



Arvada Detective Named Investigator Of The Year  Patch.com

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New Playground Facelifts Unveiled In Arvada  Patch.com

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

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

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

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

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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 ...



PHOTOS: Columbine boys hoops gets back to winning ways with triumph over Arvada West  The Denver Post

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

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

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Connect: 100 years of music  North Platte Telegraph

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Sixth Annual Sand in the City  FOX 31 Denver

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Bear Creek High School student charged in connection with violent Snapchat threat  The Denver Post

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

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

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

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2018 was the Year of Champions  YumaPioneer

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

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

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

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Roy Halladay dies at 40: The world of baseball reacts on Twitter  The Denver Post

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MSU names 2017 Presidential Scholars  Montana State University

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

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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 ...



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