Back to school comes with a price for students in Academy District 20. After years of budget cuts the district is raising cash by charging for bus rides.
"It's $0.50 per ride for students who are going to their neighborhood school, $0.60 a ride if they are choicing to... more »
A former Liberty High School teacher and boys basketball coach is facing a sex assault charge; Colorado Springs Police say he had inappropriate sexual contact with a student.
32-year-old Travis Clark turned himself in on Saturday, after an arrest warrant was issued on Friday. However the investigation had been... more »
The Air Academy baseball team is one game away from winning its first state championship in a generation. The Kadets beat the Broomfield Eagles at Denver's All City Stadium Saturday morning 3-2 to force a winner-take-all rematch for the title.
All of Air Academy's runs were scored in the... more »
Fourth grade teacher Amy McLay is always hatching new ideas on how to keep her students at District 20's Mountain View Elementary.
"I'll have kids get up in the middle of lesson and we'll do jumping jacks and then they're back with me or I'll stand on chairs or... more »
Congratulations to Pine Creek High School history teacher Heidi Rickard for being selected as the winner of our April Teachers First Award. Heidi has taught history and social science classes at the school for the last 10 years.
Additionally, principal Jill Martin tells New First 5 that Heidi extends... more »
The traffic tie-ups around a Colorado Springs elementary school have gotten bad enough that the police are now passing out parking tickets.
Only about 10 cars actually fit in the curb cut-in at Pioneer Elementary School. Consequently, there is generally a long line of cars on Woodland Hills Drive... more »
The Harrison District 2 School Board is spending over $10,000 of taxpayer's money this weekend for a trip to the National School Board Association Annual Conference in Chicago.
While they are there, the board plans to hold a private meeting to discuss Superintendent Mike Miles performance and bonus pay.... more »