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 By Kristy Zado    News    September 7, 2022

FLASHBACK: NHS celebrates 50 years

Gearing up for this week's Niwot High School 50 year celebration, we present a FLASHBACK from 1972: • Kids in Niwot were playing the first video game, PONG and hacky sack. • The cost of goods was...

 
 By Kristy Zado    News    August 24, 2022

A look back: NHS 50 year Celebration

Mary Beth Almquist was secretary-treasurer of Niwot High's very first graduating class. Almquist was also the first person to graduate from Niwot High School in 1974. Almquist's memories of...

 
 By Kristy Zado    News    August 10, 2022

Community meeting - development of 364 2nd Ave.

Niles Family Dentistry and Lightwell Architecture held a virtual meeting at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, to obtain feedback from the Niwot community about a development plan for a proposed 3,000-square-f...

 
 By Kristy Zado    News    August 10, 2022

First Friday Fun

First Friday Art Walk did not disappoint- a sky glowing with an orange sunset was the perfect backdrop for the Friday, Aug. 5 event. If you haven't strolled historic Niwot in search of unique, local a...

 

Cougar mascot lore

As we approach NHS's 50-year anniversary celebration on Sept. 9, we take a look back at the Cougar mascot and its history. The first graduating class of 1974 selected the mascot. Sources say that it...

 
 By Kristy Zado    News    July 27, 2022

NHS 50 Year Anniversary Celebration Set for September 9th

It's a busy time for alumni behind the planning of the Niwot High School 50-Year anniversary celebration. While still in the planning stages, there is a tentative schedule of events (posted below). A...

 
 By Kristy Zado    News    July 27, 2022

Swinging in Cottonwood Square

Niwot's weekly Dancing Under the Stars event was full of high energy and huge smiles Friday, July 22. Dancers boogied to diverse sounds spanning music from the 1920s to the 1950s. When you think of...

 
 By Kristy Zado    News    July 20, 2022

Trip to Europe a Success for Niwot Students

After years without a teacher-led trip to Europe due to travel restrictions brought on by Covid, Niwot students were excited to be able to travel together. A total of 48 students and chaperones...

 
 By Kristy Zado    News    July 13, 2022

Weekend Waltz

Friday night, July 8, was very hot and humid, but it didn't stop the dancers, a huge group of people who gathered at Cottonwood Square Shopping Center to learn the waltz. Dancing Under the Stars is a...

 
 By Kristy Zado    News    May 18, 2022

Tomcats

The Big Tom Colony sounds like a rock band (remember Big Head Todd?) or maybe a nudist camp, but it's actually a colony of feral cats named for Abo's Pizza businessman Tom Smathers, or "Big Tom '' as...

 
 By Kristy Zado    Education    May 11, 2022

Arts Student of the Week - Drew Moore

When Niwot sophomore and guitar player Drew Moore was asked to play the upright bass in the orchestra, he took on the challenge and excelled at it. This student taking on a new challenge is nothing...

 
 By Kristy Zado    News    May 11, 2022

SW Acupuncture College to Close

Southwest Acupuncture College in Gunbarrel is closing operations permanently. "After 41 years of providing excellence in education in the field of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine, Southwest...

 
 By Kristy Zado    Education    May 4, 2022

Mary Ellen Coates

Mary Ellen Coates, a Niwot High School Senior, is inspired by music. Asked about how she got her start in choir, Coates said she began in elementary school. While she was a member of the NHS Marching...

 

Art Student Lyric, waxes poetic about art

Lyric Bishop is a Niwot High School junior interested in all aspects of art. Technical Theater teacher Jason Watkins said, "Lyric is an exceptional and profoundly optimistic person. Lyric is always up...

 

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