May 2014 Blog Posts (47)

Jordan Burns Named 2014 Truman Scholar

Nature or nurture? The idea of which plays a bigger role in shaping our lives has long been debated. For Jordan Burns, who will be a senior at the University of Colorado-Boulder in the fall, the answer is that both have played an important role, but for her nature and nurture have led her to the same place—a life of service.…



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Added by St. Mary's High School on May 30, 2014 at 10:24am — No Comments

Run for the Wall 2014

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Added by Dane R. Balcon Post 2008, Falcon on May 29, 2014 at 9:40pm — No Comments

Memorial Day 2014

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Added by Dane R. Balcon Post 2008, Falcon on May 29, 2014 at 9:28pm — No Comments

Summer Trends are In at Southern Colorado’s Largest Indoor Shopping Center

 

The Citadel shopping center retailers just debuted their top trends for Summer 2014.  These popular styles include bold colors, hypnotic prints, holographic tees, and floral embellishments. 

 

Jill Lais, the marketing director for The Citadel said, “Our center retailers are always on the cutting edge with the latest popular merchandise.”

 

PacSun, rue21 and Express, among many others at The Citadel, are carrying statement pieces such as cropped tops and…

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Added by Maria Haugen on May 29, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

MOTHERS' MILK BANK NAMED TOP MILK DISTRIBUTOR TO U.S. HOSPITALS

Mothers’ Milk Bank (MMB), a Colorado-based program benefiting mothers and babies nationwide, has been recognized as the top human milk distributor to U.S. hospitals by the Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA). In 2013, MMB distributed more than 400,000 ounces of human donor  milk to hospital patients, a majority being babies in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs), throughout the U.S., the highest number of ounces from one milk bank given to inpatient recipients compared…

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Added by Jennifer Nuhfer on May 29, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

ACADEMY OPTIMIST CLUB HONORS JENKINS 8th GRADE ESSAY WINNERS

Winners of a special and separate essay contest were announced by the Academy Optimist Club on May 20, 2014:  First place Riley Sanders; Second, Antoña Duran; and Third, Alexandra Artusa.  The students were presented with medallions and certificates of participation at a breakfast meeting attended by their English Teacher Bruce Phillips and their families. Despite circumstances in which the deadline for the essay contest scholarship had passed, to…

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Added by Deb Harney on May 29, 2014 at 1:19am — No Comments

Senior Social

         Take advantage of an opportunity to get together with other people and socialize once per month at the Black Forest Lutheran Church, 12455 Black Forest Road.  No membership, no dues, no obligations - just an opportunity to get together and socialize from 1 – 4 PM on the fourth Wednesday of each month. Some individuals play dominoes, others work on their needlework or other projects that they bring, and some just watch and talk.  Light snacks and coffee and lemonade are…

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Added by Stan Beckner on May 28, 2014 at 7:56pm — No Comments

El Paso County 4-H TARC Team – A Story of Trials and Successes! -- By Hannah Pullen

This is a story of Champions – Teens committed to tackling a tough nine month long STEM Challenge, working as a team towards solving that Challenge, and…

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Added by Deanna Mann on May 28, 2014 at 11:43am — No Comments

COMFORTABLE AT THAT NEW JOB YET? MAY TAKE SOME TIME, POLL REVEALS

College grads who land that coveted first job this spring or summer may find it will take some time to find a comfort level in their new work environment, a new national survey of employees reveals.

 

When asked how long it takes to fit in and feel comfortable at a new job, 40 percent of more than 1,000 U.S. adults polled by Everest College reported the time frame can be quite lengthy – more than eight weeks (cited by 18 percent) or five to eight weeks (22 percent). Another 34…

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Added by Everest College on May 27, 2014 at 2:34pm — No Comments

Graduates End Era at St. Mary's, Move On to Bright Futures

Graduation marks the end of one phase of life and the beginning of a new one. For the 85 graduates of St. Mary’s High School class of 2014, their final year, which culminated with graduation on May 19, has been a memorable one—one filled with accomplishments and losses.



The class earned an impressive $7.8 million in college merit scholarships, and 50 percent of the graduates will head out of state for college, representing 20 states across the nation. Three of the graduates—Tyler…

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Added by St. Mary's High School on May 24, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Calling all Martial Artists – You really don’t want to miss this!

Push Hands and Qigong Workshop featuring Ray Abeyta and Wolf Carter

aaa Ray  Michael Paler Presents Shifu Ray Abeyta & Senior Student Wolf Carter of the Texas School of Tai Chi…

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Added by Julie Paler on May 24, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Greccio Cultivates Community Through Gardens

Each year in the spring, residents and staff get down and dirty working in the Greccio community gardens, sewing summer crops while meeting their neighbors.  Eight Greccio properties have community gardens available for residents to cultivate summer crops that help teach them gardening skills, nutrition and agriculture education along with developing a sense of community.…

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Added by Kelly Jackson on May 23, 2014 at 4:47pm — No Comments

Youth Symphony's June's in Japan... free concert first

Youth Symphony members in Japan from a past tour

Colorado Springs is going to Japan. Sorry... you can't go. But you can have the same experience that four cities in Japan will soon be treated to.

The Colorado Springs Youth Symphony…

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Added by Sue Trinko on May 22, 2014 at 1:12pm — No Comments

2014 Colorado Teacher of the Year

2014 Troops to Teachers - Teacher of the Year

 Awarded Thursday night, at the Sky Sox game, marked a career high for Special Education teacher, Robert Florio. Florio was named 2014 Colorado Troops to Teachers "Teacher of the Year".

The Sky Sox organization were thrilled to have him throw…

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Added by Kimberly Yochem-Hiebert on May 22, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Three SMHS Pirates Heading to National Forensics Tournament

Success in forensics has become a tradition at St. Mary’s High School. And this year’s team is no exception, sending three members to the National Speech and Debate Tournament in Overland Park, Kansas, in June.



Senior Jaclyn Drummond will compete in congressional debate, while juniors Matt Heery and Joe Wahl will be a part of the public forum debate competition. It will be the first appearance at the tournament for all three students. Jim Hopkins, in his first year coaching the…

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Added by St. Mary's High School on May 21, 2014 at 5:45pm — No Comments

Four SMHS Students to Attend Space Symposium

High school is a unique time of life—a time for exploring and finding direction for the future. That’s why Mike Kloenne, math teacher at St. Mary’s High School, is excited about the opportunity that has come for four of the school’s students.



On May 22, four St. Mary’s students will attend the Space Symposium at the Broadmoor, courtesy of the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. Attendance at the event will allow seniors Morgan Chilton, Sarah Kraus and Miranda Schene, and…

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Added by St. Mary's High School on May 20, 2014 at 10:59am — No Comments

"CITY WORKS" Historic Photography Show to benefit Old Colorado City Historical Society

      Pikes Peak Regional Building and the Old Colorado City Historical Society  are pleased to present the black and white photography of Colorado Springs photographer Glenn Wesley Murray.  It's a look back at many of the building projects, construction sites and street works over several decades, 1930-1960.

     A lifelong resident, Glenn Murray was born in 1906 at 2714 North Cascade Ave in what was known as the Roswell section of Colorado Springs.  He acquired his photographic…

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Added by Sharon Swint on May 20, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

NFL ATHLETES LOVE TO COME TO THE PRO FOOTBALL CAMP FOR ONE REASON: THE KIDS

Greg Scruggs, DE, Seattle Seahawks seen here with 2013 Pro Football Camp participant.

On July 8-10, 2014, more than a dozen NFL…

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Added by Teddi Domann on May 20, 2014 at 9:57am — No Comments

Local Optimist Club Achieves Program of the Quarter Award from CO/WY District

The CO/WY District of Optimist International recognized the Academy Optimist Club’s BUG (Bringing Up Grades) Program with the Program of the Quarter Award.  Receiving the award on behalf of the club was Liz Rand, team coordinator.

 

A ladyBUG named Dot (Frances Tencza) and an AOC team (Rand, Carol and Larry Brown, David Bogosian) have been…

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Added by Deb Harney on May 19, 2014 at 3:50am — No Comments

5th Annual Picnic in the Pines at Benet Hill Monastery

A day of fun for the whole family is planned for Saturday, July 19 2014 at Benet Hill Monastery and Benedictine Spirituality Center in The Pines. From 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. the monastery grounds will come alive to welcome the community and celebrate summer at the fifth annual “Picnic in the…

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Added by Rose Ann Barmann on May 16, 2014 at 3:29pm — No Comments

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