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6 months 9 hours ago

District 11 to Arm Security Guards

School security guards in District 11 could soon be armed. They'll be given the option of carrying a gun, but not before undergoing an extensive training process. Some security guards have already starting training, a process that's expected to take about two more months to complete. "What we want...

10 months 3 weeks ago

District 11 Searching for More Bus Drivers

School District 11 in Colorado Springs is experiencing a bus driver shortage. They're searching for 30 more drivers by the beginning of next school year. District 11's Operations Manager, Cheryl Weaver, says the job is part time. They guarantee four hours per day and offer full benefits. She hopes...

3 years 5 months ago

Palmer high school temporarily locked down

Palmer High School went on a precautionary lock down Wednesday afternoon as police were conducting a search in the area near the school. According to a District 11 spokesperson, Colorado Springs Police notified the district that they were conducting a search for a suspect wanted on warrants who had been...

3 years 8 months ago

Still life around town

There are nineteen locations around downtown Colorado Springs where you can see these beauties, but these places are only temporary homes for these butterflies. The Butterflies and Friends Project is a collaboration between the Rotary Club of Colorado Springs and many local sponsors to help raise money for art...

3 years 9 months ago

Butterflies returning this weekend

More than two dozen hand-painted butterfly statues will be displayed on the streets of downtown Colorado Springs this weekend. Volunteers will be installing the sculptures on Saturday morning. All 31 Butterflies and Friends sculptures have been painted by local artists will be sold at auction in September. Money raised...

3 years 9 months ago

Civil lawsuit could be in the works against D-11

Rick Levinson, a Colorado Springs lawyer who has been working with the alleged victims of CSPD Officer Josh Carrier says the families are looking into the possibility of a civil lawsuit against Colorado Springs School District 11. We'll have more with Levinson on News First 5 at 10.

3 years 10 months ago

Agreement reached between D-11 board, teachers

The District 11 School Board has reached a tentative agreement with the Colorado Springs Education Association on teacher contract negotiations. Areas of concern which were addressed included salaries, dues, bargaining and teaching conditions. More details will be released jointly at a later date.

4 years 9 months ago

School special: kids eat free!

School's out of summer, but kids can eat free at various schools in Colorado Springs and Pueblo. School District 11 and Pueblo City Schools both offer a summer meal program. Kids ages 1 to 18 can get lunch and in some cases breakfast at the schools-free of charge. There are...

4 years 11 months ago

D-11 kindergarten registration nears

Kindergarten registration for the 2010-2011 school year is Friday, April 23, from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., at all District 11 elementary schools. Children must be five years of age on or before October 1, 2010, to enroll in kindergarten. For each child to be enrolled, parents should bring...

4 years 11 months ago

Rocket team heads to nationals

The Galileo School of Math and Science in Colorado Springs has been notified that their student rocketry team is one of the nation's top 100 and has qualified to compete in the national, Team America Rocketry Challenge. Galileo's team is the only one in the state of Colorado to qualify....

4 years 11 months ago

D-11 lunch gets healthier

District 11 is attempting to radically improve the food served in its 65 lunchrooms in Colorado Springs. Rick Hughes, Director of Food and Nutrition Services, indicates "Childhood obesity and ‘diet related' health issues are at epidemic levels in our own community, while dozens of food products are recalled weekly...

5 years 3 weeks ago

D-11 braces for budget cuts

It's no secret that budget cuts are always a sore topic for any group. But as seen Wednesday night, when it comes to schools people are going to have a lot to say. Like most school districts across the state, Colorado Springs District 11 has to make some very tough...

5 years 3 weeks ago

Suing for school funding

Lawmakers will finalize hundreds of millions of dollars in cuts to local schools this week. But at a time when everyone is cutting back, there's an effort underway to sue the state into spending more on education. The Lobato lawsuit, filed on behalf of a family from the San...

5 years 1 month ago

D11 weighs $30K commitment to lawsuit

The District 11 school board has called a special meeting tonight to decide whether they should chip-in nearly $30,000 in a lawsuit against the state that aims to force the legislature to increase public education funding by roughly $1 billion a year. The suit, Lobato v. the State of...

5 years 6 months ago

Districts considering options on Obama speech

School districts in Southern Colorado are considering their options on whether or not to participate in President Barack Obama's controversial nationally televised address to students next week. The White House and the education department are encouraging schools to show the president's speech in their classes as it airs live...

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