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Student of the Week: Fruita Monument High School senior Michael Ash  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.48. Favorite book and its author: "A Prayer For Owen Meany" by John Irving. Favorite TV show: "Futurama". Favorite band or musician: Microwave.



On Stage: 'The Wizard of Oz' | Entertainment  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

'THE WIZARD OF OZ'. Follow the yellow brick road to Fruita Monument High School, and you'll find yourself in the Land of Oz. The high school's students will ...



Fruita Monument String Quartet to join bands in rock 'n' roll showdown  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The Fruita Monument High School String Quartet is momentarily giving up classical music for classics of another kind. The four students will join two touring ...



Cove High School senior qualifies for state debate and speech tournament;  La Grande Observer

Cove High School senior Sophie Pettit has qualified for the state speech and debate tournament for the third time in four years. Pettit qualified for Oregon's state ...



Fruita Monument pulls away against DHS hoops, BHS clash postponed  The Durango Herald

The Fruita Monument High School girls basketball team made the most of earning its way to the free throw line Friday night against Durango at DHS....



Fruita boys hit 10 3s in victory | High Schools  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Boys Prep Basketball. Fruita hits 10 3-pointers in win. Blake Andersen came out firing Thursday night for Fruita Monument High School, hitting seven 3-pointers ...



Printed Letters: Jan. 9, 2019 | Opinion  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Fruita's growth justifies decision for new school. The Fruita City Council would like to take this opportunity to thank the District 51 Board of Education as well as ...



School board parses needs, with $18.4M for construction  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

School District 51 currently has $18.4 million of unallocated cash for capital construction, leftover funds that are a combination of savings, grant refunds and ...



Your Town, Jan. 13, 2019 | Columns  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

A blast from the past. The news item below, detailing January's Oral History presentation, set off a flood of memories dating back to 1980, when I first moved to ...



Student Spotlight, Jan. 5, 2019 | Lifestyle | gjsentinel.com  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Fifteen students from School District 51 have qualified for the All-State Choir performance in Denver in February.



Sports Briefs, Jan. 17, 2019 | Briefs  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Nordic Skiing. Full Moon Skate Ski Clinic is Saturday. Nordic ski by the light of the moon with the Full Moon Advanced Skate Ski Clinic at the Odin Sports Center ...



Student of the Week: Fruita Monument High School senior Abigail Brown  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.5. Favorite book and its author: "How to Stop Worrying and Start Living" by Dale Carnegie. Favorite TV show: "Friends". Favorite band or musician: Ed ...



Monument high school taps new principal with 'range of experiences'  Berkshire Eagle

GREAT BARRINGTON — A longtime educator with a "range of experiences" has been chosen as the next principal of Monument Mountain Regional High ...



Student of the Week: Fruita Monument High School senior Maggie Williams  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.283. Favorite book and its author: "Cat's Cradle" by Kurt Vonnegut. Favorite TV show: "Arrested Development". Favorite band or musician: Cage the ...



Republican commission candidates emerge early  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Two Republican candidates have filed paperwork to run for Mesa County commissioner in 2020, in the seats currently occupied by term-limited commissioners ...



Student of the Week: Fruita Monument High School senior Charlize Geer  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.4. Favorite book and its author: "Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury. Favorite TV show: "Parks and Recreation". Favorite band or musician: Khalid, ...



Fruita Monument High School Art Show  WesternSlopeNow

Fruita Monument High School showcased their semester art show Tuesday evening.



Mount Garfield gets new leader | Western Colorado  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Mount Garfield Middle School will have yet another new principal when students return from winter break in January.



Music Scene: Read Southall Band and other area shows for Jan. 4–10  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The Read Southall Band will play its brand of Southern rock and crunchy country at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, at Warehouse 25Sixty-Five, 2565 American Way.



Uncertainty over consolidation clouds planning for a new Monument High School |  theberkshireedge.com

Editor's note: This article has been corrected to reflect the conditions that trigger the need for DCAMM-certified contractors and the prevailing wage. Stockbridge ...



James Niehues: The man behind the maps  The Daily Planet

Whether you knew it or not, you've likely experienced firsthand the art of James Niehues — especially if you've skied a North American resort since 1987.



Fruita Monument cleaning up after flood  KKCO-TV

Fruita Monument High School is busy cleaning up after a flood caused by a burst pipe.



Campus changes coming?  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Fruita Monument High School could soon have a brand-new look as School District 51 officials consider building a new main entrance, enclosing the school's ...



Broken water line floods Fruita classrooms | Breaking  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

A broken water line at Fruita Monument High School flooded several classrooms and cancelled all after-school activities this afternoon, according to School ...



'You can't find many like him'  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Few sports are as dangerous as bull riding. Bull riders are routinely injured, suffering broken bones and other assorted injuries throughout a career. But tragedy ...



Closed school comes back to life as career academy  Hi-Desert Star

TWENTYNINE PALMS — Six years after Monument, the area's alternative public high school, closed, the school has reopened to offer a new kind of alternative ...



Student of the Week: Fruita Monument High School senior Riley Trujillo  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 3.9. Favorite book and its author: "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" by Maya Angelou. Favorite TV show: "Dexter". Favorite band or musician: Harry ...



Monument Mountain rethinks vocational programs in changing work world  Berkshire Eagle

GREAT BARRINGTON — Vocational education is changing as the work world evolves. To keep pace, the Berkshire Hills Regional School District just hired ...



Bianca Rautenbach carries the flag for South Africa at Miss Intercontinental 2019  The South African

The 47th Miss Intercontinental pageant will be held in the Phillipines with Bianca Rautenbach representing South Africa.



'Cats chase 'Dogs  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The roster looks a little different this season, but the Fruita Monument High School volleyball team will still be competitive.



'Cats struggle with cold, Indians' running game in loss  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

LOVELAND — As the Fruita Monument High School football team took the field at Ray Patterson Stadium on Saturday, the conditions were like nothing the ...



FMHS Teacher Put On Leave  WesternSlopeNow

It's been exactly one month since a video involving a Fruita Monument High School teacher getting into an altercation with a student in a school hallway went ...



New leadership, similar results  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

A large senior class can be both a blessing and a curse. The skill and experience the seniors bring can propel a team to great heights, but they take all.



Student of the Week: Fruita Monument High School senior Truth Hafey  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.19. Favorite book and its author: "The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak. Favorite TV show: "One Tree Hill". Favorite band or musician: Jason Aldean.



FRUITA LOCKDOWN: Students return to class after lockdown in Fruita  KKCO-TV

Students are scheduled to head back to class Thursday after Fruita Monument High School and the 8/9 school were on lockdown as authorities surrounded the ...



Wildcats wear down Tigers  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Fruita Monument's Treyton Queen can't escape the tackle of Grand Junction's Christian Hafey on Friday night in the Wildcats' 34-9 victory at Stocker Stadium.



Suspended FMHS Teacher To Retire  WesternSlopeNow

A Fruita Monument High School teacher who was placed on leave on October 4th after an altercation with a student in a school hallway has submitted a notice of ...



Student of the Week: Fruita Monument High School senior Dana Thomson  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.32. Favorite book and its author: "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr. Favorite TV show: "The Flash". Favorite band or musician: Dodie Clark.



Fruita school squeeze  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

A new elementary school could be on the horizon for Fruita.



Education Matters: AP classes bring higher learning to Fruita Monument High School  KJCT8.com

One of the most common complaints we hear about traditional education is that it doesn't prepare kids for the real world. Advance placement classes at Fruita ...



Rally 'Cats  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The Fruita Monument High School volleyball team mounted a late match comeback Tuesday night to defeat Central 25-22, 22-25, 23-25, 25-19, 15-8 in a ...



Fruita Football Players: Junction Game "Biggest Of Our Life"  WesternSlopeNow

The Fruita Monument high school football team has owned the annual rivalry against the Grand Junction Tigers as of late.



Sheriff: No gunman at Fruita schools  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The Mesa County Sheriff's Office said the Fruita Police believe there was never a gunman near Fruita Monument High School or Fruita 8/9 Wednesday morning.



Fruita takes Central out of comfort zone in victory  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

For the Fruita Monument High School girls soccer team, battling Central's defensive-oriented style is a challenge.



Cheyenne High School Sports - Scoreboard  Kgab

Keep track of Cheyenne High School sports with our scoreboard. The scoreboard updates automatically, so check back daily to see the latest scores!



Depth lifts 'Cats past Tigers  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Depth has been the one constant for the Fruita Monument High School girls soccer team this season.



DETAILS MATTER  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The 2017 season didn't end the way the Fruita Monument High School football team wanted.



Monnas tennis star's dream of being a champ well in reach  Krugersdorp News

Michelle Janse van Rensburg, 15, started playing tennis five years ago. The Monument High School learner said they were at their Vaal River house and it was ...



FRUITA LOCKDOWN: Parents watch, fear the worst during lockdown situation  KKCO-TV

Students at Fruita Monument High School and the 8/9 went into shelter in place status just after 8 a.m. Wednesday, then into a lockdown mode before they were ...



Montrose scores two late-game goals to beat Fruita  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Adapting and adjustments are the norm for the Fruita Monument High School soccer team this season.



'Cats capture crown  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The Fruita Monument High School volleyball team entered 2018 as the defending Southwestern League champion.



From 1A to DI; Cove track standout Sophie Pettit signs letter of intent to run with DI Weber State  La Grande Observer

Cove senior Sophie Pettit has been making waves in track and field since breaking a meet record at her very first contest in middle school. She gained notice on ...



Fossil Ridge outlasts Fruita Monument to earn first girls basketball Final Four showing since 2014  The Denver Post

The No. 8 Sabertcats drained six threes in the opening half to build a lead they were able to hold on to down the stretch of Great 8 play on Friday, beating ...



Listen Live: Fruita Monument at Ralston Valley in a girls hoops Top 10 showdown on Post Preps Radio  The Denver Post

Ralston Valley girls basketball hosts Fruita Monument on Friday at 6 p.m. in a non-conference battle between two championship-caliber teams. The Class 5A ...



Gifts for Clifton Elementary Students  WesternSlopeNow

One of the best ways to spread holiday cheer is by giving back to the community, and 95 students at Clifton Elementary are about to have their Christmas' made.



Flags Fly High at Fruita Monument High School  WesternSlopeNow

Dozens and dozens of flags could be seen flying high at Fruita Monument High School Thursday, in somewhat of a protest.



FINDING THEIR WAY  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

For Fruita Monument High School girls soccer coach Alex Garza, the best teams find a way to win even when they're not playing at a peak level.



John Arledge to lead Rifle High School  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

The Garfield Re-2 school board has selected longtime Mesa County educator John Arledge to become the new principal at Rifle High School. Arledge currently ...



Here we go again: Berkshire Hills mulls a third try at rebuilding Monument High School |  theberkshireedge.com

Stockbridge — It remains to be seen whether the third time will be the charm, but the Berkshire Hills Regional School Committee has vowed once again to ...



Strong 2nd-half start leads 'Cats to victory  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The Fruita Monument High School boys lacrosse team wants to brand itself as a second-half squad.



Wildcats ride fast start to defeat rival Tigers  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The Fruita Monument High School boys lacrosse team wanted to set the tone early Thursday in its rivalry match with Grand Junction.



Rachel Scott's legacy left at Fruita Monument High School  KKCO-TV

Columbine Massacre victim Rachel Scott left her message behind in six diaries. Her uncle visited Fruita Monument High School to spread her legacy as part of ...



Great 'Cats: Fruita finally advances to final eight in 5A state playoffs  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

When Riley Snyder, Kenzie Wells and Sitori Carver left the floor Tuesday night, they were mobbed in a group hug by the Fruita Monument High School girls ...



Coach Casebier leaving Fruita  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Fruita Monument football coach Todd Casebier will be leaving the Wildcats after three seasons to take the head coaching position at Castle View High School.



FMHS helps low income students  KKCO-TV

Fruita Monument High School will soon have an area where students in need can get ready for school.



Fruita Monument High School hosts summer job fair  KKCO-TV

Finding a job can many times be a job in and of itself – especially when you're a teenager. Fruita Monument High School held a job fair for students looking to ...



New principal approved for Fruita Monument High School  KKCO-TV

Todd McClaskey will serve as principal for Fruita Monument High beginning next school year.



HS Wrestling: Fruita Monument downs Centaurus  KKCO-TV

On the night before the Warrior Classic the Fruita Monument Wildcats downed Centaurus wrestling 54-9.



Reaching for new heights  Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Two years ago when the Fruita Monument High School girls basketball team won the Southwestern League, they celebrated. With the core of the team ...



Fruita Monument High failed to announce soldier's name at graduation  KKCO-TV

School District 51 changed information given to KKCO 11 News about a Fruita Monument High School graduate who missed out on the celebration this week ...



Athlete of the Week: Zach Rush  KKCO-TV

Fruita Monument senior, Zach Rush is this weeks athlete of the week.



Local marching bands qualify for state competition  KKCO-TV

Area marching bands were packed into Stocker Stadium Thursday.



D51 increasing security at all high schools starting Tuesday  KKCO-TV

School District 51 is increasing security at all district high schools starting Tuesday, Feb. 20, with extra security officers on campus during school hours.



Battle of the bands at Stocker  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

For six years in a row, the Palisade High School Marching Band has earned second place at the annual state competition.



In Colorado's conservative corners, a push for gun control  High Country News

This story is a part of the ongoing Back 40 series, where HCN reporters look at national trends and their impacts close to home. On a brisk Saturday afternoon in ...



Fruita teen wins The Voice of the San Juan's  KKCO-TV

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- Tanner gave up competitive baseball to follow his dreams of becoming a singer, and it looks like it's paid off. He just ...



HS Girls Basketball: Fruita hosts Wildcat Classic tournament  KKCO-TV

FRUITA, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT) Fruita Monument high school will be the place to be Thursday through Saturday for the Family Health West Wildcat Classic.



Green Machine flattens Monument | The Mercury  Independent Online

This was a fast-paced action packed game up to the last minute.



District 51 high school backtracks on flag ban  KKCO-TV

It's a freedom five Fruita Monument High School seniors felt had been lost. On Monday they were told they cannot wave flags in the school's parking lot.



Fruita girls latest Western Slope team to get no respect  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

While listening to a Front Range radio broadcast of the Fruita Monument High School girls basketball team as they faced Ralston Valley, one line stood out.



'Cats in complete control  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Laurel Storheim scored the go-ahead goal that paved the way to Tuesday night's 3-0 victory for Fruita Monument High School's girls soccer team against Grand ...



Surplus of students stresses Fruita schools  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Families are leaving other parts of the Grand Valley and moving to Fruita, Appleton and the Redlands. That means many Fruita area schools are growing and ...



Students let their voices be heard on violence in schools  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Hundreds of students in schools across the Grand Valley stood up from their desks and silently walked out of class Wednesday morning — not in agreement on ...



Palmer Ridge High School newspaper's Hillary Clinton endorsement sparks debate  The Denver Channel

A political endorsement by a Monument high school has sparked outrage.



Some D-51 students ready for walkout on Wednesday  KKCO-TV

Some students in Mesa County Valley School District 51 are planning to walk out of class Wednesday to protest gun violence.



“Fairy godmother” helps Grand Junction area teens find the perfect prom outfit  The Denver Post

By Erin McIntyre, The Daily Sentinel. GRAND JUNCTION — After years of helping hundreds of teenage girls find just the right thing to wear to prom, Cheryl ...



Memorials to rodeo rider  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Jason Blasdel of Fruita planned to step back this year from his professional bull riding days after competing in a rodeo in Wyoming last weekend.



Pettit repeats as 100-meter state champ | Sports  Blue Mountain Eagle

Monument High School has a student population of just 19, but that didn't stop their four-member girls track team and one boy from shining at the OSAA 1A Track ...



Fruita's DeHart signs to play wheelchair basketball at Wisconsin-Whitewater  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

They're the Alabama of wheelchair college basketball.



UP FOR THE CHALLENGE  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Sarah Fleming remembers many of her tennis matches during her career at Fruita Monument High School, and a few come to mind immediately.



GETTING DEFENSIVE  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Central High School football coach Shawn Marsh wasn't leaving anything to chance after the Warriors won their final regular-season game.



Hornets sting Cougars in six-man football debut  East Oregonian

Friday night marked the first six-man football played in Oregon since 1948, and it made a heated return.



Flags Flying High Over School Parking Lot After Ban Reversed  CBS Local

FRUITA, Colo. (CBS4)– Flags are flying high over a school parking lot after Fruita Monument High School leaders reversed a controversial flag ban. The ban ...



Local high school marching bands dazzle the field at Stocker Stadium  KKCO-TV

All four Grand Valley high school marching bands were featured in an extravaganza Tuesday night.



Movie move: Couple brings love for filmmaking, arts home to GJ  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

For the past 20 years, the idea of coming back to the Grand Valley persisted in Hank Braxtan's mind.



LIVING OUT HIS DREAM  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Cameron Ross didn't hesitate to admit Monday afternoon that he just landed his dream job.



These students aren't playing around: Bringing esports to Grand Junction  KKCO-TV

Colorado Mesa University and Fruita Monument's esports teams came together for an exhibition Friday to bring more awareness in the Grand Valley about the ...



Decision yet to Be Made on D51's Salary Investigation  WesternSlopeNow

Back in the beginning of August the school board for District 51 voted to open an investigation into concerns about the district's financial responsibility. Thursday ...



4 Kiwi schools confirmed for World Schools Festival  Sport24

Nine of the ten overseas teams participating at the 2019 World Schools Festival at Paul Roos Gymnasium have been revealed.



Wildcat racket  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Playing in the state tennis tournament is nothing new for Sarah Fleming.



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