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Grand Junction High School could be entering its twilight years as School District 51 leaders move forward with plans to replace the sprawling 63-year-old ...
District 51 looking at possibility of new Grand Junction High School building KKCO-TV
Teachers and staff from GJHS and the district traveled to other schools around the nation to see what designs they liked the most. At Tuesday night's planning ...
Survey: Most back bond plan to build new GJ High School The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Slightly more than 50 percent of Mesa County residents said they would support a bond measure to rebuild Grand Junction High School, according to a School ...
Bond measure to rebuild Grand Junction High School on ballot The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
School District 51 Board of Education members on Monday unanimously approved putting a $179.5 million bond measure on the November ballot to rebuild ...
The trouble with Grand Junction High School The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Our halls are filled with all sorts of historical memories and achievements. But what's buried deep beneath the surface within our hallway walls are a few things ...
High school students hold "Stopping the Stigma Stride" KJCT8.com
Today high school students and many others from the community gathered at Lincoln Park for a “Mental Health March.”
Photos: Grand Junction High School 2019 Graduation | Multimedia The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Scenes during the Grand Junction High School class of 2019 commencement ceremony at Stocker Stadium on Tuesday, May 21, 2019.
Police presence at Grand Junction High School KKCO-TV
Police have one person in custody after a report of someone with a gun near Grand Junction High School.
Student of the Week, Grand Junction High School senior Alyssa Benson The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
GPA: 3.95. Favorite book and its author: "The Kite Runner" by Khaled Hosseini. Favorite TV show: "Grey's Anatomy". Favorite band or musician: Destiny's Child.
Student of the Week, Grand Junction High School senior Makayla Moran The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
GPA: 4.39. Favorite book and its author: "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr. Favorite TV show: "Friends". Favorite band or musician: The Lumineers ...
D51 considers bond measure for GJHS KJCT8.com
Another tax increase for D51 could be on your ballot, as early as this November.
282 Grand Junction High students receive diplomas The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
For Grand Junction High School Valedictorian Makayla Moran, perseverance is what she will remember most from this season of life.
Academic team from GJHS wins state tournament | Western Colorado The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
The Grand Junction High School academic team's win at the Colorado Knowledge Bowl on Tuesday came down to the wire.
Teen with BB gun arrested near Grand Junction High School Glenwood Springs Post Independent
A 17-year-old boy has been arrested after a witness reported seeing him with a gun in the parking lot of Grand Junction High School. The Grand Junction Daily ...
Dozens of entry points, building layout pose security concerns at GJHS The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
"If somebody is really hell-bent on causing harm, then they're going to figure out a way," Tim Leon, safety and security director, said. "I wake up and worry, ...
District 51 surveys for $175 million bond measure | Western Colorado The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
How likely are you to vote for a $175 million bond measure to build a new Grand Junction High School and upgrade Palisade, Fruita Monument and Central ...
Student of the Week: Grand Junction High School senior Samuel Adamson The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
GPA: 4.22. Favorite Book and its author: "The Complete Sherlock Holmes" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Favorite TV Show: "Parks and Recreation". Favorite band ...
GJHS Students learn about real estate KKCO-TV
A real world, hands-on lesson in business for students of Grand Junction High School Wednesday.
New safety measures for District 51 schools KJCT8.com
With school just a few weeks away, Mesa County School District 51 wants to make sure that safety is a top priority.
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 ...
GJHS wins Knowledge Bowl for 21st time KKCO-TV
Eight teens competed in Fort Collins. The Knowledge Bowl is a jeopardy style team challenge. Players have to buzz in first, answer correctly and get points.
KKCO - Student journalists investigate conditions at Grand Junction High School KKCO-TV
GJHS student journalists investigate the quality of their school building in an in-depth special report.
Grand Junction wins Palisade Invitational The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Grand Junction put together a strong team effort to win the Palisade Invitational at Lincoln Park Golf Course on Monday.
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.
Student of the Week: Grand Junction High School senior Gabrielle Deters The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
GPA: 3.9. Favorite book and its author: "Divergent" by Veronica Roth. Favorite TV show: "Friends". Favorite band or musician: Shawn Mendes. After-school ...
Stocker Stadium Hosts High School Track meet KJCT8.com
Grand Junction High wins 13 events in Track & Field Invitational.
GJHS welcomes new US citizens KKCO-TV
Grand Junction High School made history Wednesday. 18 people from across the world became United States citizens right in their auditorium. A first for the ...
Watery pitfalls, sunken soil plagued Junction High from very beginning The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Should voters approve a bond measure aimed at constructing a new Grand Junction High School, District 51 leaders will look to avoid the underground lakes ...
Sophomore surge The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
After a 10-5-1 season last season on the feet of fantastic freshmen, the Grand Junction girls soccer team hoped there wouldn't be a sophomore slump.
Student of the Week: Grand Junction High School senior James Rasmussen The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
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Water under GJHS may impact future building plans KKCO-TV
D51 says water underneath Grand Junction High School could be a factor if voters approve a bond measure come November.
School getting health center The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
School District 51 is moving forward with adding a school-based health center at Central High School, the first of its kind in Mesa County.
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 ...
'Race to Failure': GJ swimming using veteran coach, freshman stars and new training strategy to succeed The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
One of the oldest adages in sports is "slow and steady wins the race."
Grand Junction rallies past Fruita in last regular season game The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
A late five-run rally by the Grand Junction High School baseball team propelled it to a narrow 8-7 win over Fruita Monument Monday evening.
A look at D51 security amid front range school threat KKCO-TV
D51 says they take the safety of their students seriously every day and Wednesday was no exception. All external doors were locked, entrances had extra ...
Mesa County grad rates beat state average The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Nearly every high school in Mesa County improved their graduation rates this year, according to Colorado Department of Education data released Wednesday.
Blotter: June 30, 2019 | Blotter The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Teen accused of vandalism. A 19-year-old man faces possible burglary and criminal mischief charges for allegedly breaking into Grand Junction High School ...
Grand Junction High School students earning college business credit KKCO-TV
Grand Junction High School students are scoring above average in their business classes, and they're only in their second year. The program is the only one ...
Police respond to call of man with gun, schools shut down KKCO-TV
There's still a lot of confusion surrounding what happened after reports of shots fired near an elementary school in Grand Junction.
Fruita school squeeze The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
A new elementary school could be on the horizon for Fruita.
Tigers show they're Warriors The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
The Grand Junction High School wrestling programs is all about big shoes.
CHSAA approves new sports and modifications | High Schools The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
The Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) will implement structural changes to numerous sports as well as introduce new sports within the next ...
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.
'It's pretty special' The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Owen Taylor still gets the same goosebumps walking under the archway, past the giant Casey at the Bat statue at Suplizio Field that he did when he was a kid.
Final farewell from Grand Junction high school's longest running teacher KKCO-TV
Journalism and English teacher Sutton Casey is retiring after 31 years in District 51. She's one of Grand Junction High School's longest running teachers.
Congratulations to the GJHS Class of 2018! KJCT8.com
Grand Junction High School graduates dressed in black and orange to turn their tassels Wednesday morning. Nearly 370 students walked across the stage at ...
Past meets present: Students dive into GJHS history KKCO-TV
Museums of Western Colorado and Grand Junction High School are teaming up to teach students about the Grand Valley's history, one yearbook, sports trophy, ...
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.
Things to keep in mind for the Grand Junction Air Show KJCT8.com
With Navy Week wrapping up with the Air Show this weekend, there are a few things people need to keep in mind before heading out to the airport.
Reflective object seen high over Grand Junction KKCO-TV
As of Sunday afternoon, we've got a few calls to our newsroom about an unidentified object above Grand Junction.
Durango High School boy's and girl's basketball play Grand Junction The Durango Herald
Durango High School boy's and girl's basketball take on Grand Junction High School on Friday night at DHS.
Is the Grand Valley really "cursed?" KJCT8.com
Legend has it, the Ute tribe “cursed” the land after European settlers kicked the Natives off. The Lloyd Files Research Library said there are many versions of it.
Tigers' pool party The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Inside the friendly confines of El Pomar Natatorium on the campus of Colorado Mesa University, the Grand Junction High School swim team picked up numerous ...
HS Track & Field: 2019 Frank Woodburn Track Meet KKCO-TV
Grand Junction, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT) It was a beautiful day for Stocker Stadium to host the 2019 Frank Woodburn High School Track Meet. This weekend, 16 ...
Central High School adds more STEM certified teachers and classes KKCO-TV
STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. Focusing on project based learning to solve real world problems in high schools. At Central High ...
One more question for a legendary Grand Junction High School teacher The Denver Post
Lorena Thompson proved that a hard-working and talented teacher can bridge the appalling achievement gap or put our top scholars among the best in the ...
Future focus The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Early on in her life, it was apparent Sarah Fleming had a future in tennis.
Crews investigate small fire at Grand Junction High School KKCO-TV
Crews are investigating what caused small fire at Grand Junction High School.
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 ...
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.
District 51 jumpers soar at state track meet The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
LAKEWOOD — No wonder Colin Morrison wants to be a pilot.
CMU President Tim Foster Presents to Mesa County Valley District 51 Board of Education CMUnow
Grand Junction, CO – CMU President Tim Foster believes the data is clear: middle class families in much of western Colorado are squeezed out of education ...
Kylie and Natalie Hanks team up for Mesa County junior tennis tournament The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Throughout the years, Ron Elliott's tennis tournament for young players has had numerous identities.
You Saw It, March 2019 | You Saw It The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Photos submitted by Daily Sentinel readers during March 2019. Come back soon, this gallery is updated weekly.
Marsh leaving Central to coach at Eaglecrest The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Shawn Marsh is headed east. After six years at Central High School, Marsh resigned on Friday to become the head football coach at Eaglecrest High School in ...
A GJ runaway The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Round 2: Grand Junction. Riding the momentum of an emotional comeback victory Tuesday night, the Grand Junction High School baseball team beat Central ...
Ready to Rock The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
One year after a second-place finish in the Pioneer League, the Grand Junction Rockies are ready to take the field in 2019 to improve on that finish.
Local track athletes try to trim their times with state championships looming The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Scores of high school track and field athletes from across the Western Slope tried to shave minutes, seconds and fractions of seconds at the Grand Junction ...
District 51 schools show off their speed at state track meet The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
LAKEWOOD — Track athletes from the Grand Valley threw a brick through the glass ceiling of speed at the state track and field championships on Saturday.
Mesa, GJHS standout Heinsma gets invite to Texans' camp The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Tyler Heinsma is a case study in finding a way to get on the football field — and getting noticed.
Two of three GJ singles players lose in Western Slope Open semifinals The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Tennis players from 12 teams from around Western Slope and Front Range schools braved snow, sleet and rain at different times on Friday afternoon at the ...
Friday’s prep roundup: Palmer Ridge girls’ tennis gets six positions into Grand Junction finals Colorado Springs Gazette
GIRLS' TENNIS. Western Slope Open. At Grand Junction: Skip Wells had already witnessed history, and the day was only halfway over at the Western Slope ...
Man killed in car vs. pedestrian crash KKCO-TV
A man died after being hit by a car early Sunday morning on Highway 50 in Grand Junction.
All in the family The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Growing up, whenever relatives were in town for the Western Slope Open, the Hughes household was a tad over capacity.
Thank you and farewell, Tillie Bishop | Columns The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
"Tillie." I'm trying to think, as I write this, about anyone else here in Mesa County, or the Western Slope for that matter, immediately identifiable by only a ...
GJPD: suicide in Grand Junction High School parking lot KKCO-TV
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) -- Emergency crews responded to a suicide Wednesday in the Grand Junction High School parking lot. The Mesa County ...
GJHS football players want coach, assistant fired KKCO-TV
Six Grand Junction High School football players are speaking out, saying they want their head coach and an assistant fired.
Normally a soccer star, Fruita Monument's Lila Dere succeeding on the hardwood The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Lila Dere's sport is soccer. It's the sport that has defined her over the years. Soccer is the game of her past, present and future. But she decided to shift gears this ...
Free Shuttle is Best Way to Get to Grand Junction Air Show kool1079.com
There's no question about it. The best way to get to the Grand Junction air show this weekend is on the free shuttle bus.
Trio of Colorado Mesa athletes ready for indoor track nationals The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Sometimes, stumbling upon an event or an athlete just works out.
Youth, inexperience define Tigers' boys hoops team The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Mystery and intrigue is great for Hollywood, but not so much for a high school basketball team.
Fizzling on the Fourth The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
With a patriotically dressed, season-best crowd on hand, tailgates happening across Lincoln Park and a fireworks display in the evening, Suplizio Field was the ...
High speed chase ends in arrest KKCO-TV
A woman is taken into custody after allegedly sending law enforcement into a high speed chase. She allegedly had been eluding law enforcement for days.
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 ...
UPDATE: Missing teen found safe KKCO-TV
MCSO posted an update on their Twitter account saying Hailey was found safe.
Life sentence for fatal stabbing The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
A man who fatally stabbed 30-year-old Carl Gomez Jr. during an altercation in a Fruitvale mobile home in February will spend the rest of his life in prison without ...
How High School Journalists Covered Classmates' Suicides In Grand Junction Colorado Public Radio
A student reporter and her faculty adviser had to consider the possibility of copycat suicides as they decided how the Grand Junction High School paper would ...
Late rally by Ogden sinks GJ Rockies The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Minor League Baseball. Ogden rallies to beat GJ Rockies. In line for their first win of the 2019 season, defense and the bullpen let down the Grand Junction ...
Music students "Rock Out" to raise money KJCT8.com
Music students at Orchard Mesa Middle School had a day off from class Monday, and they spent it in the gym, rockin' out. But they did it with rocking chairs, not ...
D51 moving forward with full-day kindergarten, regardless of what happens at capital KKCO-TV
Governor Polis wants to spend more than $227 million to make full-day kindergarten a reality. D51 says they're adding it, whether the governor can make it ...
Salvation Army welcomes new officers to Grand Junction KJCT8.com
Sunday was the official welcome for Captains Joe and Amber West as the new Corps Officers of Grand Junction.
It's ride your bike to work day KKCO-TV
Riding your bike is a great way to reduce pollution and increase community morale. That's according to Mesa County Public Health, who has deemed ...
Marc Andrew Cadez | Obituaries Montrose Daily Press
Mr. House of the Blue Lights, Marc Andrew Cadez died of natural causes on Monday April 15, 2019 at his home. He was born in Grand Junction, CO to ...
Big 5 now open in Grand Junction KJCT8.com
Grand Junction has a sporting goods store again, Big 5 had their grand opening Friday.
Local marching bands qualify for state competition KKCO-TV
Area marching bands were packed into Stocker Stadium Thursday.
6 vying for seat on City Council at public forum The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Six residents of Grand Junction's District E who want to replace Duncan McArthur on the City Council introduced themselves as candidates for the seat and ...
HS Wrestling: City honors GJ wrestling KKCO-TV
The school came together to recognize the state champion Grand Junction wrestling team.
Four-goal outburst to end game lifts GJ boys lacrosse team to win The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
The Grand Junction High School boys lacrosse team scored four goals in the final 5 minutes, 26 seconds Tuesday at Canyon View Park to blow open a close ...
Veterans Monument rededicated KKCO-TV
An 80-year-old monument is back at Orchard Mesa Cemetery after being refurbished.
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