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Photos: Fruita Monument High School 2019 Graduation | Multimedia  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Fruita Monument High School seniors and the crowd deal with a damp Stocker Stadium Tuesday for their 2019 Commencement ceremonies after a downpour ...



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 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.



Student news, April 25, 2019  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Gregory Gibson, a 2015 graduate of Grand Junction High School, is the 2019 valedictorian for the University of San Diego School of Business. He will graduate ...



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 ...



Weekly Calendar, May 19-25  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

May 19. Texas Hold'em Poker Fundraiser, 2:30 p.m., Eagles Lodge, 1674 U.S. Highway 50, must be 21 to play, cash bar, prizes, snacks, $25 entry, proceeds ...



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.



Central hires former Warrior wrestler Clint Trujillo as head coach  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Laurence Gurule's exit from the role of head wrestling coach at Central High School has been in the works for several years. The plan to replace him has also ...



Your Town, May 19, 2019 | Columns  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Congratulations to area high school and Colorado Mesa University graduates. Your achievements are to be commended, and I wish you gobs of success going ...



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.



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...



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.



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 ...



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.



Fruita Monument High School Plans Renovations  WesternSlopeNow

FRUITA, Colo. - 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.



Threat made against Fruita Monument High School  KKCO-TV

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 ...



Student Spotlight, May 4, 2019  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Natasha Weimer of Grand Junction was initiated recently into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. She is pursuing degrees in foreign languages and ...



M-CHS track wraps up regular season in Grand Junction  The Journal

With the Class 3A State Track Meet quickly approaching, members of the Montezuma-Cortez High School boys and girls track teams traveled to Grand...



Mancos track teams perform well at Grand Junction Invitational  The Journal

If members of the Mancos High School boys and girls track team perform as well at next week's state track meet as they did at the Grand Junction...



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 ...



Let's keep the ban on single-use plastic water bottles |  theberkshireedge.com

To the editor: Greetings to GB voters. We respectfully request your vote at Town Meeting on Monday at 6 p.m. at the Monument High School. Please vote NO on ...



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.



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.



Your Town, May 5, 2019 | Columns  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

I'm amazed by the variety of green hues that spring has to offer this year, especially since we've had so much rain.



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 ...



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 ...



Red carpet ready as 'Loners' hits the screen at Avalon  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Hollywood will visit the Grand Valley with the premiere of the film "Loners." The red carpet will be rolled out for this event when doors open at 6:45 p.m. Friday, ...



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 ...



Runners jump into fun at Bunny Hop 5K  Blue Mountain Eagle

Runners, joggers, walkers of all ages, and even some stroller riders, competed in the sixth annual Bunny Hop 5K held April 20 in Dayville.



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 ...



CMU jazz festival brings lively show to CMU  The Criterion

The Jazz Festival took place at Colorado Mesa University's Robinson Theatre on May 6, starting with festival performances at 8 a.m. and concluding with an ...



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 ...



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, ...



Young entrepreneurs get down to business  Business Times of Western Colorado

Phil Castle, The Business Times. The latest class of participants in the Young Entrepreneurs Academy in Grand Junction includes (back row from left) John Miller ...



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 ...



Fruita Monument to host Class 5A wrestling regional  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Fruita Monument High School will be host the Class 5A Region 1 wrestling tournament on Feb. 15-16.



Fruita Monument cleaning up after flood  KKCO-TV

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



Vape Free Pledge  WesternSlopeNow

The state of Colorado has one of the highest teen vaping rates in the country. In fact, a recent Colorado government study suggests 27% of minors regularly use ...



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.



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 ...



Students protest 'blacklist,' teacher put on leave  KJCT8.com

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



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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...



Woman arrested after boarding school bus  KJCT8.com

An odd situation in Fruita; A woman is in custody after she crashed an SUV, but she didn't stop there.



FMHS teacher on leave after incident  KJCT8.com

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



FMHS to Host All-State Wrestling Tournament  WesternSlopeNow

On February 15,16 history will be made in the Fruita Monument high school gym. For the first time the wildcats will be hosting the region one 5A wrestling ...



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.



Fruita Track & Field Squeaks Out Win in Woodburn Meet  WesternSlopeNow

The Fruita Monument High School track and field team narrowly beat out Grand Junction High School to earn the win in the 2019 Frank Woodburn Meet ...



Obit: Emory Addison Moore | Obituaries  East Oregonian

Emory Addison Moore of Vancouver, Wash., passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2019, in Albany, Oregon. Emory had almost made it back to his summer home ...



DETAILS MATTER  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

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



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 school squeeze  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

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



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.



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 ...



'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.



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 ...



'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, ...



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.



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 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 ...



"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.



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 ...



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.



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 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 ...



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 ...



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.



Rocky Mountain's Alec Hargreaves wins Class 5A state wrestling title  The Coloradoan

DENVER — Alec Hargreaves grew up in the wrestling room at Rocky Mountain High School, where his father was a coach. Every day after school, Brad ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 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 ...



Women in sport: Mamatu delivers her breakthrough  Citizen

Tebogo Mamatu during the day 3 of the 2019 Sizwe Medical Fund & 3SixtyLife ASA Senior Track & Field and Combined Events Championships at Germiston ...



Prep Roundup: Ignacio girls soccer falls at home to M-CHS  The Durango Herald

The Ignacio High School girls soccer team lost its third consecutive game and second in a row to Montezuma-Cortez, as the Bobcats fell 10-0 Monday.



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.



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.



Athlete of the Week: Zach Rush  KKCO-TV

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



FBI Leads Massive Manhunt For Armed, 'Extremely Dangerous' Woman Who Is 'Infatuated' With Columbine Shooting  Kaiser Health News

The search comes just days before the 20th anniversary of the school massacre at Columbine High School. The FBI discovered that 18-year-old Sol Pais arrived ...



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 ...



Legendary Fruita Monument Girls Soccer Coach Retires  WesternSlopeNow

On May 21st, Fruita Monument High School sent out a tweet announcing the retirement of girls soccer head coach Alex Garza.



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.



11 wrestlers from Fort Collins and Windsor high schools advance to state semifinals  The Coloradoan

DENVER – Six of Windsor High School's nine quarterfinalists and five of 10 from Fort Collins' Class 5A schools won their matches to advance to Friday night's ...



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.



New principal approved for Fruita Monument High School  KKCO-TV

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



Bailey's legacy  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Keegan Bailey is no stranger to the Pepsi Center. The Fruita Monument senior is the latest in his family to make a name for himself wrestling at the state level ...



HS Wrestling: Fruita Monument downs Centaurus  KKCO-TV

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



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 ...



Rally 'Cats: Morrill's grand slam lifts Fruita past Central  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

There was a moment this week when the Fruita Monument High School baseball team's coaching staff considered moving Trey Morrill down in the batting order.



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.



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.



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