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Niwot High School celebrates new renovations

Last Thursday, Jan. 9, Niwot High alumni Oskar Wells and Sophia Jones stepped up to cut the ribbon. After months of construct...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Kyle Reeves

Kyle Reeves has been on the brink of a breakout game for Niwot all season, and when it finally came in the Cougars' 63-40...

 

Boundless Landscapes reimagines urban farming

"We talk about turning the world into a garden. What if as we walked through neighborhoods and communities, everywhere you...

 

Niwot seniors shine at annual Gary Daum Classic

The Niwot High gym was stacked to the rafters on Saturday, Jan. 4, as the largest field ever took to the mat for the eighth...

 

Local scholarships offer opportunity for St. Vrain students

As graduation quickly approaches -136 days to be exact-life after high school seems not just scary, but scarily expensive, as...

 

Grief is love with nowhere to go

In the fall of 2013, Sarah Echsner lost her younger brother to suicide. "No matter how much time goes by, it doesn't really...

 
 By Bruce Warren    Sports    January 1, 2020

Out in Leftfield

VOLLEYBALL Mackenzie Fidelak (Niwot) was part of Stanford's NCAA national championship team, which defeated Wisconsin Dec....

 

Esperanza means hope

Colorado state minimum wage is $11.10 an hour. But by various exemptions provided by law, many agricultural workers make...

 

Niwot girls struggle in early weeks of the season

The Niwot girls basketball team fell to 1-5 after dropping the home-opener to Erie 62-25 on Dec. 19. Afterwards, a clearly...

 

Niwot boys stun Erie in home opener

It wasn't quite a Christmas miracle, but Niwot's upset win over the 10th-ranked Erie Tigers on Dec. 19 certainly had fans...

 

Niwot alum starts company embracing individuality and discouraging bullies

Every year, the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators holds contests for up and coming illustrators. In 2017,...

 

Codevilla honored at Coaches Invite

Niwot's Mary Codevilla was named the Athlete of the Meet at the Coaches Invite, held at the VMAC on Dec. 21. The sophomore...

 

Student of the Week: Davita Bird

Davita Bird has always been interested in how things work, so at the suggestion of her mother, an engineer at Seagate, she...

 

SVVSD ups school safety

Nothing came of last week's bomb threat at Niwot High School, except the arrest of a student believed to be responsible. Noth...

 

Niwot alum shares healing and storytelling through her filmmaking

Author Jonathan Gottschall once said, "We are, as a species, addicted to story. Even when the body goes to sleep, the mind...

 

Board of Education report shows lower enrollment for Niwot schools

Every year starting in August, school districts across the state start analyzing enrollment numbers and other demographic...

 

Niwot girls swim ready to reset for new season

Coming off a Northern Conference championship and a 4A runner-up finish last season, the Niwot girl's swim team looks to...

 

NCA turns its attention to holiday events

After a busy fall coordinating the Niwot Veterans Banner project and taking part in the Great Pumpkin Party and Enchanted...

 

Niwot students warm hearts and hands

Julea and Maedee Trank-Greene are twins and seniors at Niwot High School. They also have had a lifelong interest in helping...

 

Niwot High students are fighting a "Coin War" against polio

Students of Niwot High School are adding their own two cents to the fight against Polio. Polio (poliomyelitis) is a contagiou...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    December 4, 2019

He's a poet and he knows it

Edison was chided "It really is berserk, You had so many failures, Before you made it work." Edison responded: "Failures I...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    December 4, 2019

Familiar Faces - Bill and Jill Whitener

Their first names rhyme, so it is easy to see them as a matched set and their last name is emblematic of the brightening effe...

 
 By Linda Klueber    News    December 4, 2019

NHS Key Club helps with Enchanted Evening

Niwot High School Key Club members assisted the Niwot Business Association with the preparation for Niwot's annual Enchanted...

 

Rotary Club of Niwot donates dictionaries to local students

On Nov. 21, third graders at Niwot Elementary School received personal dictionaries donated by the Rotary Club of Niwot....

 

Niwot boys basketball preview

Clayton Wittrock isn't sure that the Niwot boys basketball team is ready to contend for a Northern League title, but the...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    November 27, 2019

A global climate conversation comes to town

Climate Reality campaign organizer and Niwot High School graduate (2013) Natalie Negrelli, presented 24 Hours of Climate...

 

Niwot girls basketball preview

The Niwot girls basketball team hasn't been to the Class 4A postseason tournament since 2013, but longtime head coach Terri W...

 

Seven Niwot athletes sign early letters of intent

It was another crowded National Letter of Intent signing ceremony at Niwot, as seven athletes made official commitments to...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    November 13, 2019

A banner day for veterans in Niwot

Since mid-October, 2nd Avenue between Niwot Road and Murray Street has been lined with 35 banners recognizing veterans with...

 

NHS performs "The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon"

From Friday, Nov. 15 to Sunday, Nov. 17, Niwot High School will be performing the production "The Brothers Grimm...

 

Niwot Rotary Club makes foodie app for community and philanthropy

The Niwot Rotary Club is combining its love of serving the community with the community’s love of gathering over food. Inspired by the Fort Collins Rotary Club’s app focus...

 

Niwot's Mia Curry wins Class 4A state gymnastics all-around title

Niwot gymnast Mia Curry started preparing months in advance for the 2019 Class 4A state all-around competition, but she...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Mia Curry

It may have lacked the life-and-death drama of Captain Ahab's pursuit of Moby Dick across the ocean, but Mia Curry's quest...

 

Letters to the Editor (Nov. 6)

To the editor: There is no climate emergency! Those are not my words, but rather the words of 500 of the world's most knowledgeable and experienced scientists and...

 

"Spirit of the River"

This article continues a monthly series about the artworks and artists chosen for Community Corner at Sculpture Park at the...

 

Niwot gymnastics claims 2019 regional title

A surefooted performance on the balance beam lifted the youthful Niwot gymnastics team to first place at the Class 4A Region...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Joelle McDonald

Joelle McDonald wasn't expecting a life-changing experience when she joined the Niwot girls cross country team as a...

 

Letters to the Editor (Oct. 30)

To the editor: Perhaps the recent Letter submissions regarding climate change might benefit from Googling three sources: ) "17,200 Scientists Dispute Global Warming" 2)...

 

Niwot alumni team up to aid businesses

The U.S. Small Business Administration states that within the first five years, 95% of small businesses will fail. Such...

 

Familiar Face - Sue Prahl

It's 6 p.m. on a Friday night in late October, and the unseasonably warm afternoon is quickly giving way to an autumnal...

 

Broncos nutritionist to speak at Niwot High (Nov. 5)

Denver Broncos team nutritionist Bryan Snyder, RD is giving a presentation on athlete diet and fitness in the large gym at Niwot High School (8989 Niwot Rd) on Tuesday, Nov....

 

Cross Country: Niwot dominates at Class 4A Region 3 championships

There wasn't much mystery about the team winner of the Class 4A Region 3 girls cross country race, after Niwot's top five...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Bella Steiner

Dealing with a quirky teammate is an unwelcome annoyance for most high school athletes, but Niwot sophomore Bella Steiner...

 

New orchestra teacher aims to bring students and community together

Keynes Chen stands in his small office in the band and orchestra room practicing his violin. His concentration and dedication...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    October 16, 2019

Power on Gostling

Ellen Gostling is a force to be contended with. Gostling, a 2015 Niwot High School graduate, currently holds all of the...

 

Letters to the Editor (Oct. 16)

Dear Editor: Never before, in my 30 years of living in Niwot, have I ever been disappointed or ashamed of Niwot High School; their curriculum, administrative and/or athletic...

 

Niwot music's extravagant evolution

It's so crowded that you can only shuffle through the doors on either side of the Niwot High School auditorium. People are...

 

Student-athlete of the Week: Nikki Sims

The Niwot softball team is headed back to the playoffs after a thrilling 2019 season that saw dramatic wins and...

 

Meet Joe Bartko, the voice of Niwot football

Public speaking comes naturally to Cougar’ football announcer Joe Bartko, who seemed destined for a life behind the...

 

The Niwot High School band blows the audience away at SVVSD band night

Sporting a collection of tunes from the popular movie The Greatest Showman, the Niwot High School band was a force to be...

 

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