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NHS students face non-athletic event cancellations due to COVID-19

The empty parking lot at Niwot High School is more than the result of a much-needed Spring Break. School closures have...

 

Boulder Country Day School Launches Distance Learning Initiative, 'Bulldogs Connect'

Beginning on March 30th, BCD will launch 'Bulldogs Connect,' their distance learning initiative developed to meet the needs o...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Education    April 1, 2020 

Preparing for "new normal" at Dawson School

Just a few short weeks ago, the long-term closure of schools seemed unthinkable, but the coronavirus pandemic has abruptly...

 

Abrupt 'Coronacation' leaves area students with questions

A bonus week of Spring Break sounds like a dream come true for students, but, at Niwot High School, reaction to the St....

 

Student of the Week-Rumi Natanzi

At age 13, Rumi Natanzi suffered a medical emergency that required years of recovery. She spent a lot of that time listening...

 

Niwot Elementary Children's Book & Art Sale breaks record

This past Wednesday, Niwot Elementary School hosted its 12th annual Children's Book and Art Sale to benefit The Mwebaza...

 

Free feminine products debated at local schools

On Feb. 26, Scotland made global history by passing the Period Products (Free Provision) Scotland Bill, officially making tam...

 

A new twist on an old classic comes to the NHS stage

You know they're creepy, kooky, mysterious, and spooky, but perhaps you didn't know that the Victorian-inspired Addams Family...

 

Niwot Elementary hosts Mwebaza Foundation Book and Art Sale

Stop by Niwot Elementary School on March 4 and shop the 12th annual Children's Book and Art Sale. Each year, the elementary...

 

Order in the court at Niwot Elementary

On Feb. 20, Niwot Elementary gifted and talented students held a mock trial. Students were assigned several roles, including...

 

NHS starts new tradition of 'Wish Week'

Niwot High School students are no strangers to helping the community. Whether it's individual teams having Breast Cancer...

 

Niwot forensics team builds on past toward the future

Over the years, speech and debate kids have often joked, "We don't cut up dead bodies, but we might quote them." First...

 

Rotary Club of Niwot honors Students of the Month

Recently, three Niwot High students were recognized by the Rotary Club of Niwot for their outstanding achievements in and...

 

Boulder Country Day students explore global perspectives

On Jan. 30, Boulder Country Day middle school students participated in the annual Model United Nations exercise. In teams,...

 

Mwebaza Club at NHS raises money for Ugandan boy

Last year, Niwot High School started the Mwebaza Club to turn shipping containers into classrooms for children in Uganda....

 

Flagstaff Academy recognizes National School Counseling Week

Flagstaff Academy's mission is to develop students who are equipped to be well-rounded, ethical leaders in the world...

 

SRO Underwood has dream job at Niwot High

Imagine this: it's baseball season for Colorado schools and ball fields across the state are filled with young boys, eager to...

 

Niwot High works with 'rivals' to give kids a Christmas

Three rival high schools came together this past holiday season to bring Christmas to their community. Representatives from...

 

Boulder Country Day students challenged in seminar

From Jan. 7 – 10, all Boulder Country Day middle school students participated in the BCD Seminar. The seminar is modeled...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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 High students honored by Rotary

Three Niwot High students were recently honored by the Rotary Club of Niwot as Students of the Month. From left, senior...

 

Third-grader claims NES spelling crown

An unexpected "glitch" might have sealed the victory for third-grader Sylvia Madry at the 12th annual Niwot Elementary...

 

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...

 

Dawson student works with veterans to launch teen mental health program

During a recent summer job, Dawson senior Spencer Sampliner encountered and was moved by the stories of veterans and mental h...

 

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 students compete in NYC cybersecurity event

The honors just keep coming for Niwot students and budding infosec experts Davita Bird, Julia Curd, and Caitlyn Fong. Last mo...

 

FRCC receives $1 million for manufacturing training

This past year, Front Range Community College expanded its Center for Integrated Manufacturing and added new programs to...

 

Flagstaff students collect Soles4Souls

The students of Flagstaff Academy showed that a little Respect can go a long way, after collecting more than 1,000 pairs of...

 

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...

 

Principal Barela goes pink to celebrate Fall Crawl haul

Sunset Middle School principal Anthony Barela showed off his new pink hair-do to a crowd of fawning admirers after the Fall...

 

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...

 

Front Range Community College offering nursing bachelor's degree

Colorado is suffering from a shortage of nurses with four-year BSNs degrees - needing as many as 500 new nurses to fill the void. Looking forward, that figure is expected to...

 

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...

 

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...

 

Ninjas invade 4th annual Fall Crawl

On Friday Oct. 5, a cadre of tweenage ninjas-in-training jumped, swung, and climbed their way through a colorful obstacle...

 

Student-athlete of the Week: Cole Toothaker

It's been a whirlwind fall for second-year drum major Cole Toothaker and the Cougar marching band, but a scary moment over...

 

Niwot student helps lead the fight against climate change

Just one day after leading a large contingent to the Global Climate Strike in Denver on Sept. 20, local environmental coaliti...

 

Niwot High exchange student hikes Mt. Rotary

Niwot High's Paul Cordts, a Rotary Youth Exchange student from Cuxhaven Germany, hiked Rotary Peak on Sunday, July 8, with...

 

Sunset Middle School to host 4th annual Spartan Fall Crawl

Autumn brings crisp mornings, spiced treats, shorter days, and, for many excited Sunset Middle Schoolers, the annual Spartan...

 

Flagstaff Academy recognized by SVVSD Board of Education

By Violet Oliver, 8th grade Flagstaff student Special to the Courier Flagstaff Academy received some well-deserved...

 

The Niwot Trot returns for its 14th year

On Sept. 22, the highly anticipated Niwot Trot road race returns once again to the tranquil streets of Niwot.This year marks...

 

Internationally known teacher joins Mountain Shadows

Mountain Shadows Montessori School in Boulder is honored to announce that Joni Perry will be joining their teaching team in...

 

Niwot High graduate wins prestigious scholarship

Niwot graduate (‘17) Yannick Lee-Yow didn’t enroll in the University of Colorado at Boulder hoping to become one of the...

 

Longmont's Up-A-Creek Robotics wins Colorado Regional

Nothing energizes a project team like a last-minute and potentially catastrophic failure. So when a routine maneuver to reset...

 

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