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Brooke Thompson Named Good Citizen for Wiley High School

Brooke Thompson Named Good Citizen for Wiley High School

  Brooke Thompson, daughter of Dean and Amber Thompson, is the Good Citizen from Wiley High School. Brooke is a member of the NHS (National Honor Society), has received Academic Letter all years of high school. Beginning in 2021 Brooke became a member of FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) which ultimately prepared her for the […]

Bailey Hernandez Named Good Citizen of Granada High School

Bailey Hernandez Named Good Citizen of Granada High School

    Bailey Hernandez, son of Pete and Samantha Hernandez, was named Good Citizen from Granada High School. Bailey is in the National Honor Society, maintained the Superintendent’s Honor throughout high school while participating in football, basketball, baseball, track, a member of FBLA and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. For the past four years he […]

Lindsey Hodges Named Good Citizen from Walsh High School

Lindsey Hodges Named Good Citizen from Walsh High School

    Lindsey Hodges, daughter of Garret Hodges and JoLynn Hodges, was chosen Good Citizen from Walsh High School. Lindsey is in the National Honor Society, has maintained the Principal’s and Superintendent’s Honor Roll while participating in volleyball, basketball and track. Lindsey has always worked hard and because of this she has achieved a great […]

Antonio Vasquez Named Good Citizen from Eads High School

Antonio Vasquez Named Good Citizen from Eads High School

  Antonio Vasquez, son of Mary Vasquez, was named Good Citizen from Eads High School. During Antonio’s senior year, he serves as president of STUCO, member of NHS (National Honor Society) while being on the honor roll and being a 3-Sport Athlete. He was named High School Heisman Nominee for Eads High School, is a […]

Freedom Waalkes Named Good Citizen of Vilas High School

Freedom Waalkes Named Good Citizen of Vilas High School

    Freedom Waalkes, daughter of Bobby Waalkes, was named Good Citizen from Vilas High School. Freedom has attended Vilas School for the past five years achieving the Principal’s Honor Roll throughout high school. A letter of recommendation written by Martha Gutierrez, GT Coordinator, MS/HS Science Teacher and Knowledge Bowl Sponsor, writes, “In my classes […]

Brakelle Westphal Named Good Citizen of Springfield High School

Brakelle Westphal Named Good Citizen of Springfield High School

    Brakelle Westphal, daughter of Chris and Robyne Westphal, was named Good Citizen from Springfield High School. Miss Westphal has received achieved academic achievement and excellence awards throughout high school. She received Top Student Award 13 times in various classes and has had Honor Roll six consecutive semesters in high school maintaining a 4.0 […]

Good Citizens Honored by DAR

Good Citizens Honored by DAR

Six area students were honored on Saturday, January 7, 2023, by the Fort William Bent Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Lamar at the Las Brisas Restaurant.  They received recognition, a Good Citizen Pin and certificate along with a delicious breakfast buffet. The DAR Good Citizens program and scholarship contest is intended […]

Lamar Bleacher Upgrade Decision Anticipated

Lamar Bleacher Upgrade Decision Anticipated

    The Lamar Re-2 School Board should have a decision on the path they’ll take to reconstruct the bleachers at Thunder Stadium by its February 13th meeting. Board members have been weighing a host of factors to arrive at the best potential outcome for renovations over the past year and held a January 16th […]

Wiley Rock School Group Receives Donation

Wiley Rock School Group Receives Donation

  A community open house for the Wiley Rock School was a perfect opportunity to receive a donation from the Wiley United Methodist Church Women’s group. Nicole Piner, Wiley social studies teacher, accepted the donation on behalf of the on-going preservation efforts of the students and community. For the past several years, Piner and Sally […]

Lamar Youth Council Hosts Open House

Lamar Youth Council Hosts Open House

    Members of the Lamar Prowers County Youth Council hosted an open house this past Friday, for their new, permanent location at 120 South Main Street in Lamar. Students, council members and volunteers and interested community members were greeted by the students and by Courtney Neuhold, who recently became the executive director of the […]

Brewing for Business with Prowers Economic Prosperity

Brewing for Business with Prowers Economic Prosperity

    Start the New Year with a business outline.  Come to the monthly Brewing for Business seminar at Brew Unto Others at 119 South Main Street in Lamar, Thursday, January 5th. Are you ready to kick off the New Year by getting your financial health in order?  Join Kristin Kee to make 2023 your […]

McClave School District Accredited with Distinction

McClave School District Accredited with Distinction

  The McClave School is pleased to announce that the Colorado Department of Education has recognized the district as Accredited with Distinction for the 2021-22 school year. After a two year pause, CDE released the finalized performance frameworks on December 14, 2022 which indicate that the McClave School District was High Performing and “met/exceeded expectations […]

Lamar School District Re2 Congratulates Dr. Chad Krug

Lamar School District Re2 Congratulates Dr. Chad Krug

    The district would like to congratulate our superintendent, Dr. Chad Krug, for receiving special recognition at this year’s CASB conference for his nomination for the Demont Award. This award recognizes individuals for their high moral character, compassion for students, and positive contributions to education. Dr. Krug’s bold leadership and tireless dedication to the […]

CHSCA to Honor 2023 Hall of Fame Inductees Including Jess Downey, Gail Crawford, Ron Shephard

CHSCA to Honor 2023 Hall of Fame Inductees Including Jess Downey, Gail Crawford, Ron Shephard

    The Colorado High School Coaches Association is excited to announce the 2023 Hall of Fame Class.  This is the 59th class to be inducted. The class includes: Gary Childress, Kelly Cowan, Gail Crawford, Jess Downey, LaVerne Huston, Gary Osse, and Ron Shepherd. The class of seven inductees includes two basketball coaches, one baseball […]

Fall Focus planned; Midcap Receives Scholarship

Fall Focus planned; Midcap Receives Scholarship

DENVER – Colorado Simmental members toured Colorado State University’s interactive educational buildings under construction at the National Western Stock Show complex, as part of its Fall Focus planning meeting. Fall Focus will kick off with state-hosted events at the complex on Aug. 25, 2023. Following a special tour, CSA held its annual meeting. Officers were […]