Students at Air Academy High School are weighing in on the arrest of Bryan Paul Mertz, a science teacher at the school and a former lecturer at UCCS.
40-year-old Mertz was arrested Wednesday night at his home after police interviewed an alleged victim; they say someone tipped off a... more »
COLORADO SPRINGS - A 14-year old student at Air Academy High School was taken into custody and released to his parents Wednesday after he allegedly brought a marijuana laced brownie to school.
He shared the dessert to a female classmate whom administrators say became violently ill and had to... more »
Air Academy High School senior lacrosse player Miranda Beal is our Loaf n Jug Aquafina Athlete of the Week.
The Kadets defender helped lead her team to an upset win in the state championship last week over Cherry Creek.
Beal actually graduated about a week before the rain... more »
It was a mile high heart breaker for the Air Academy baseball team Saturday. They essentially needed to sweep a double-header against Broomfield to win the state title.
By lunchtime, it looked like they might. The Kadets had edged the Eagles 3-2 in the morning game to force a... 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 »
Rob Christopher inspired students at Air Academy High School for years, but now they're mourning his death.
Christopher was hit by a lightning bolt as it struck a nearby tree while camping with his family in Arizona last Tuesday. District 20 confirmed that Christopher had passed away.
"He's... more »
A passion for video editing has gained a local high school student national attention. Jeff Stark, a junior at Air Academy High School, recently created a public service announcement and a documentary about distracted driving.
The documentary earned him an honorable mention in the C-SPAN StudentCam 2010 contest. The... more »