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Fruita Monument reaches midpoint of construction  KJCT8.com

Thanks to 2017 bond money, construction is meeting its half way point at Fruita Monument High School.



Grand Junction High School to host open houses  KJCT8.com

Grand Junction High School may be seeing its final years, as D51 approved a bond measure for the next General Ballot Election to build a new building.



Good 'Dogs  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

On the road with a section of boisterous Fruita Monument High School students in their ears, the Palisade volleyball team showed how much resiliency it already ...



Prep Roundup: Ignacio High School volleyball goes 2-0 to start season  The Durango Herald

The Ignacio High School volleyball team got its season off to a resounding start, after the Bobcats won their home San Juan Basin League triangular...



Student of the week, Fruita Monument High School senior Kathryn Kennedy  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.23. Favorite book and its author: "Blink" by Malcolm Gladwell. Favorite TV show: "Parks and Recreation". Favorite band or musician: For King and ...



Fruita Monument High School Plans Renovations  WesternSlopeNow

A local high school is hoping to make some much needed upgrades and renovations to their school, and they're looking for the funds to do it.



School starts with more tech classes, thousands of meals  Hi-Desert Star

JOSHUA TREE — “We are having a great day with our new teacher, Miss Jones!” A brightly dressed first-grader chatted happily with her friends while lunching ...



Threat made against Fruita Monument High School  KJCT8.com

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT) -- District 51 says they got a Safe2Tell tip on Thursday night about a threatening social media post directed at Fruita ...



Video indicates Fruita Monument teacher made student 'blacklist'  KJCT8.com

A Fruita Monument High School teacher was caught on camera apparently making a 'blacklist' of male students, in it she also uses several sexual references.



Fruita Monument sends off 425 grads  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Rain or shine, Fruita Monument High School's class of 2019 was going to graduate Tuesday night at Stocker Stadium.



Fruita Monument seniors receive $2.2 million in scholarships  KKCO-TV

Graduation season is underway and local students are looking towards the future. Fruita Monument High School seniors received $2.2 million in scholarships.



No summer break for crews remodeling, updating schools  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Drywall dust and the sound of heavy machinery are in the air at two dozen schools across District 51 this summer.



Student of the Week, Fruita Monument High School senior Kaden Jolley  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.1. Favorite book and its author: "Mistborn" by Brandon Sanderson. Favorite TV show: "How I Met Your Mother". Favorite band or musician: The old Taylor ...



Fruita Monument cleaning up after flood  KKCO-TV

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



District to spend $10M on schools | Western Colorado  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

School District 51 Board of Education members on Tuesday approved nearly $10 million for construction and renovations at Fruita Monument High School, ...



FMHS students support special athletes  KJCT8.com

It was a big day for Special Olympics athletes in District 51. The Track and Field meet was held at Stocker Stadium.



Fruita Monument bats take advantage of Durango miscues  The Durango Herald

Durango High School had more fielding errors than runs scored Friday, and the eight errors matched as many hits the Demons put together. It added...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



Students Protest After Colo. Teacher Allegedly Talks 'Blacklist' of Boys Girls Shouldn't Date  PEOPLE.com

A video allegedly shows a physical education teacher at Fruita Monument High School discussing the creation of a "blacklist" of students.



Students protest 'blacklist,' teacher put on leave  KKCO-TV

Students at Fruita Monument High School walked out of class, in reaction to a video showing a teacher apparently talking about a 'blacklist.'



Schools panel recommends funding full-day kindergarten, upgrading district's buildings  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

School District 51's Board of Education should fund infrastructure for full-day kindergarten and improvements to Central and Fruita Monument high schools in the ...



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 ...



Fruita scores decisive win over Montrose  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

After being under pressure in a loss last weekend, the Fruita Monument High School soccer team was the one applying the pressure Wednesday night.



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 ...



D51 lines up ducks for new Fruita elementary school  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

School District 51 leaders are making progress on the new elementary school in Fruita, with a property under contract and firms hired to design and construct the ...



Family angry after son forced to take 'drug test' because his eyes looked suspicious  TimesLIVE

The family of a 16-year-old boy who was assaulted in full view of other pupils at Monument High School in Krugersdorp, west of Johannesburg, have slammed ...



Bulls loose forward signs deal with PRO14 side  Big News Network

Cape Town - Edinburgh have secured the services of Bulls loose forward Ruan Steenkamp on a short-term deal the club confirmed on Wednesdaynbsp.



First and foremost  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Since Lila Dere's late winner against Denver East on March 16, the Fruita Monument High School girls soccer team has run with that momentum and dropped ...



FMHS students "sign on" for vape-free lifestyle  KJCT8.com

Students at Fruita Monument High School are took a stand against vaping.



Prep athletes open fall season  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Fall high school sports season opened Thursday, with the Fruita Monument High School boys tennis team playing Central in an early dual at Canyon View Park.



Woman identified after arrest at FMHS  KKCO-TV

We now know the name of woman who police say crashed a car high on drugs and boarded a school bus filled with students headed to Fruita Monument High ...



GJ wins regional, Fruita sends players to state  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The Grand Junction High School girls tennis team put on a clinic Thursday morning at the 4A Region 8 Tournament with every singles player and doubles team ...



Survey: Most students say they're disengaged from school experience  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

A majority of middle and high school students in School District 51 feel disconnected and disengaged from their peers, teachers and education, according to a ...



Monument High pupils involved in bullying incident given 48 hours to give reasons why they mustn't be suspended  News24

Monument High School pupils involved in a bullying incident captured on video and shared on social media have been given 48 hours to motivate in writing why ...



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 ...



Tigers' turnaround  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The Grand Junction girls basketball team celebrates Friday night after defeating Fruita Monument 39-36. After trailing by 10 points in the first quarter, the Tigers ...



FMHS teacher on leave after incident  KKCO-TV

A teacher is on leave after an incident at Fruita Monument High School that happened on Wednesday, according to District 51.



Probe launched into why Monument High School failed to report bullying incident  702

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has met with the school management at Monument High School in Krugersdorp after a video of a bullying incident was ...



Durango boys lacrosse can’t keep pace with Fruita Monument  The Durango Herald

The Fruita Monument High School boys lacrosse team knew it had to be better at the faceoff circle and in groundball scenarios in order to pull away...



Caps and Gowns: A guide to a week filled with high school graduations  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

This week is packed with turning tassels as area high school seniors bid farewell to high school with commencement exercises.



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 ...



Talent, potential trump 'bittersweet' week  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The funnel cake tasted bittersweet this year for one "spectator" at the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series.



Updated curriculum in School District 51 met with elation from students, teachers  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Rosa Culver spent nearly two decades scavenging science lessons for her elementary students in School District 51, often from dated material she could find for ...



Water Main Break Causes Flooding At FMHS  WesternSlopeNow

A water main break around 2:30 pm caused flooding at Fruita Monument High School and forced the water at the school to be turned off.



THE VALLEY'S BEST  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The Daily Sentinel High School Sports Awards celebrated and recognized District 51 student-athletes at the Avalon Theatre Wednesday night.



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 ...



Since Columbine, Colorado schools see increase in lockdowns as students report more possible threats  The Denver Post

False alarms leading to lockdowns are an increasingly common scenario across Colorado as students raised in an era of mass shootings are attuned to any ...



Fruita Girls Soccer Stalls in State Tournament  WesternSlopeNow

The Fruita Monument High School girls soccer team failed to find the net Friday at Walker Field, falling 1-0 to Ralston Valley in the second round of the CHSAA ...



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.



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.



'Cats capture crown  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Fruita Monument's Gabby Rigsby tips the ball over the net for a winner Tuesday night as Grand Junction's Gina Giannangelo defends in the Wildcats' 25-11, ...



Ungrounded threats panic Fruita  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

A day filled with rumors and panic, fueled by unfounded reports of threats to two Fruita schools, began at 8:20 a.m..



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 Monument High School String Quartet to Join the Pros  MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN - PRLog) When the touring show Beatles vs. Stones – A Musical Showdown comes to the Avalon Theatre on January 10, the Fruita Monument High ...



Seven Wildcats Sign on National Signing Day  WesternSlopeNow

Lucky number seven! Fruita Monument high school celebrated its seven athletes who signed their letters of intent on National Signing Day.



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.



The Daily Sentinel 2019 High School Sports Awards  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The 2019 Daily Sentinel High School Sports Awards celebrates the accomplishments of our local District 51 high school athletes in twenty-one CHSAA sports.



Woman arrested after hitching ride on school bus in Fruita  FOX 31 Denver

FRUITA, Colo. — Authorities say a woman in western Colorado crashed her SUV and then lied to a hitch a ride on a school bus carrying students. KJCT-TV ...



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.



International Wrestling on the Westernslope  WesternSlopeNow

Thought the wrestling season was over? Technically it is, but the season extended for just one day on Thursday. In the Fruita Monument High School ...



FRUITA LOCKDOWN: Students return to class after lockdown in Fruita  KJCT8.com

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 ...



Security changes for D51 schools  WesternSlopeNow

MESA COUNTY, Colo. — D-51 School District is making some changes for safety is the upcoming school year. You can expect to see more cameras 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 ...



'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.



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.



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 ...



"Separation of Church and State" Essay Award Ceremony  WesternSlopeNow

The Western Colorado Atheists and Free Thinkers held their first ever student essay contest Sunday afternoon.



HS Wrestling: Fruita Monument downs Centaurus  KKCO-TV

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



Gibson named for Olathe High School | Local News Stories  Montrose Daily Press

You may know Caryn Gibson as the Delta County School District superintendent or you may recognize her from her family's dairy farm, Webb Dairy/ Rocking W ...



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 ...



HS Girls Basketball: Fruita to hold Pink Night  KKCO-TV

Tuesday's game against Central will be more than a just an SWL contest.



GJ, Fruita tennis teams learn some lessons at Western Slope Open  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The Western Slope Open was a learning experience for the Grand Junction and Fruita Monument high school tennis teams.



PASSING THE TORCH  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

On Court 6 at Elliott Tennis Center on Sunday, the Grand Valley's most recent tennis standout faced off against someone who could be the next to carry that torch ...



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 ...



Palisade Falls, Delta Baseball Swings Way to State Tournament  WesternSlopeNow

The Palisade high school baseball team fell in the CHSAA 4A Regional Baseball Tournament, 9-6 Saturday to Fort Morgan High School.



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 ...



Meet the new teachers  La Junta Tribune Democrat

New teachers for the 2015-2020 School Year met school board and other staff at brunch on Monday morning. The school board served breakfast to the staff at ...



Coming to fruition, in Fruita  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Katlyn Staats wasn't supposed to be graduating high school.



EOU graduates urged to face fears;  La Grande Observer

It would have been fitting if Oscar-nominated filmmaker Skye Fitzgerald had invoked President Franklin Roosevelt's famous words — “The only thing we have to ...



Mesa teacher wins annual excellence award | Life  East Valley Tribune

A Mesa Public Schools teacher is being celebrated for her dedication to her students and their academic goals.



School bullying video goes viral  All4Women

The family of a Monument High School Grade 10 pupil, who was seen being bullied in a widely shared video on social media, say they are not happy with the ...



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. But nothing is guaranteed when ...



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.



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.



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 ...



Roll out the red carpet: Grand Valley native comes home to premiere feature film 'Loners'  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

"Loners" is the title, but the film was a group effort in many ways.



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.



Judd William Christian (November 17, 1975 — April 1, 2019)  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Judd was an avid outdoorsman with a love of camping/skiing/rafting/hiking. He was always dragging his dog and Joan away for adventures. He was born in ...



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.



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 ...



Fruita ranked in top 10 safest Colorado cities  KKCO-TV

According to alarms.org, Fruita is the ninth safest city in Colorado. The report draws numbers from the FBI Uniform Crime Report statistics.



Durango High School boys tennis drops season opener to Aspen  The Durango Herald

With a new coach at the helm and the full roster yet to take shape, Saturday's season-opening match was a learning experience for the Durango High School ...



Panyaza Lesufi to sue Afrikaans author for defamation  SowetanLIVE

A legal battle is brewing between Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi and Afrikaner author and publisher Dan Roodt. Lesufi is dragging Roodt, who ...



'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 ...



Local makes mark at Fashion Week in New York City  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The past couple of weeks have been a whirlwind for Grand Junction native Logyn Eret.



Fruita Monument blows out Standley Lake as further proof the Western Slope has a bona fide Class 4A title challenger, too  The Denver Post

It's past time to look to the western slope for a critical analysis of another bonafide state championship challenger, as No. 5 Fruita Monument blew out No.



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