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Photos: Palisade High School 2019 Graduation | Multimedia  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Scenes from the 2019 Palisade commencement ceremonies. Friends and relatives of Palisade High School's graduates arrived at the 2019 commencement ...

Police investigating situation at Palisade High School  KKCO-TV

Police are currently investigating a situation at Palisade High School.

New gym open at Palisade High School thanks to bond money

Palisade High School's new auxiliary gym is officially open. Tuesday was the ribbon cutting and open house for the community to see exactly where their tax ...

Palisade High School breaks ground on fish hatchery

PALISADE, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- Palisade High School students will soon get a hands-on education in aquatics. The school broke ground on a fish hatchery ...

Student of the Week: Palisade High school senior Maura Lake  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.2. Favorite book and its author: "Americanah" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Favorite TV show: "Gilmore Girls". Favorite band or musician: Vitamin ...

Student of the Week, Palisade High School senior Jessica Stouder  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.34. Favorite book and its author: "Calico Palace" by Gwen Bristow. Favorite TV show: "House". Favorite band or musician: Five Finger Death Punch.

Student of the Week, Palisade High School senior Teagan Yake  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.34. Favorite book and its author: "The Hobbit" by J.R.R. Tolkien. Favorite TV show: "Supernatural". Favorite band or musician: Thomas Rhett. After-school ...

Student of the week, Palisade High School senior Joshua Newhouse  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Joshua Newhouse, Palisade High School. GPA: 3.6. Favorite book and its author: "Love Does" By Bob Goff. Favorite TV show: "Chuck". Favorite band or ...

Student of the Week, Palisade High School senior Dyllon Hoaglund  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.22. Favorite book and its author: "Beloved" by Toni Morrison. Favorite TV show: "Better Call Saul". Favorite band or musician: J. Cole or Post Malone.

Student of the Week: Palisade High School senior Diane Petelo  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.3. Favorite book and its author: "The Forsaken" by Tim Tzouliadis. Favorite TV show: "Brooklyn Nine-Nine". Favorite band or musician: Post Malone.

Student Spotlight, June 22, 2019 | Lifestyle  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Mateo Parsons of Clifton graduated May 19 with a bachelor's degree in political science from Colorado College in Colorado Springs.

'The world is run by those who show up,' grads are told  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Friends and relatives of Palisade High School students arrived at commencement ceremonies wearing sweatshirts and bringing blankets, but it was evening ...

Student of the Week: Palisade High School senior Annika Kitzman  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.1. Favorite book and its author: "The Giver" by Lois Lowry. Favorite TV show: "Parks and Recreation". Favorite band or musician: The Beatles.

Student of the Week: Palisade High School senior Brendon Anderson  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.4. Favorite book and its author: "In Retrospect" by Robert S. McNamara. Favorite TV show: "The Office". Favorite band or musician: Logic. After-school ...

District 51 breaks ground on Palisade High School gym  KKCO-TV

Thanks to the bond measure 3B that voters passed last November, Palisade High School is breaking ground on a new gym. It'll have new locker rooms, ...

Palisade High School getting new additions  KKCO-TV

After measures 3A and 3B passed in November, Palisade High School will finally get some much-needed additions and renovations.

PHS prepares for 'Sources of Strength Stroll'  KKCO-TV

PALISADE, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- Suicide prevention has become a big movement in western Colorado. A group of Palisade High School students are bringing ...

Three-sport twist  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

When it comes to school colors, Watts Erb has more options than anyone.

Students to build Palisade hatchery | Western Colorado  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

If all goes according to plan, an outbuilding at Palisade High School with be teeming with hundreds of razorback suckers a year from now. Building a high school ...

PHS students given Daniels Fund scholarship

Two students at Palisade High School were given full ride scholarships for college, after being chosen for the Daniels Scholarship.

Caps and Gowns: A guide to a week filled with high school graduations  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

This week is packed with turning tassels as area high school seniors bid farewell to high school with commencement exercises.

Battle of the bands at Stocker  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

For six years in a row, the Palisade High School Marching Band has earned second place at the annual state competition.

Palisade valedictorian navigates overlap of Iranian, American cultures  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

When Emad Shahnoushi Foroushani walked across the stage at Palisade High School's graduation Monday night, he did so as class valedictorian, a passionate ...

Palisade High School presents "Footloose"  KKCO-TV

The Palisade High School Performing Arts Department presents Footloose the Musical, a stage adaptation of the classic 1984 movie Jan. 14-16 at 7p.m. at PHS.

Stocker Stadium Hosts High School Track meet

Grand Junction High wins 13 events in Track & Field Invitational.

Civic leaders boost number of friendly protectors in local schools  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

As soon as he walked through the school's front doors, Mesa County sheriff's deputy Mike Dixon fixated on the boy, a quiet, lanky teenager with wrestling shoes ...

THE VALLEY'S BEST  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The Daily Sentinel High School Sports Awards celebrated and recognized District 51 student-athletes at the Avalon Theatre Wednesday night.

Police arrest minor in PHS vandalism case  KKCO-TV

One person has been arrested in connection to a vandalism case at Palisade High School last month.

New magazine focuses on Palisade | Western Colorado  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

A new quarterly Palisade-centered magazine "Bushels and Barrels of Palisade" arrived in residents' mailboxes recently — a 24-page magazine featuring local ...

Palisade High School is remembering the life of 14-year-old Justin Burns

Students and staff of Palisade High School are remembering and honoring the 14-year-old who was shot and killed while hunting on the Grand Mesa on ...

Palisade hurdlers chase state qualification  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Running the hurdles is a team sport at Palisade High School.

D51 school of choice window now open  KKCO-TV

The school of choice window is officially open and will run until March 15th. This 11 day period allows kids to apply to a school outside of their attendance ...

Palisade High School officials ID teen missing near Colorado River in letter to parents  KKCO-TV

MESA COUNTY, Colo. (KKCO) -- In a letter from Palisade High School principal Dan Bollinger to parents, Bollinger identified the teen who went missing in the ...

Yearbook marketing creates controversy at Palisade HS

A yearbook marketing scheme created controversy at Palisade High School after posters were put on the walls around the school.

International bodybuilding competition comes to Palisade  KKCO-TV

Dozens showed off their muscles at the International Natural Bodybuilding Association competition Saturday in Palisade.

Another pack of bulldogs graduates from Palisade High  KKCO-TV

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- Stocker Stadium became the home of the Bulldogs Monday night, as Palisade High School's class of 2017 walked ...

The Daily Sentinel 2019 High School Sports Awards  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The 2019 Daily Sentinel High School Sports Awards celebrates the accomplishments of our local District 51 high school athletes in twenty-one CHSAA sports.

'Cats chase 'Dogs  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The roster looks a little different this season, but the Fruita Monument High School volleyball team will still be competitive.

The Jason and Cam show  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

A pair of quick scores gave Palisade High School's football team an early lead Thursday night. A key defensive play in the fourth quarter against Durango ...

Sales tax revenues continue to tick up in Mesa County  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

In a welcome development, Mesa County municipalities have seen a significant bump in sales tax revenue heading into the fourth quarter of 2018, pushing ...

Bulldog tradition  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Palisade coach Joe Ramunno has a unique ability to weave optimism and concern into a tightly wound ball of football philosophy.

High School: Porter named Palisade Baseball Head coach  KKCO-TV

On Monday morning Palisade High School announced the hiring of Nate Porter as the new Head Baseball Coach, to replace Aaron Howard. Nate Porter grew ...

Palisade's honey-do list  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Palisade officials donned full-length pants, long-sleeved shirts and snapped on dust masks on a recent afternoon even though temperatures neared the ...

Air Quality Inquiry teaches K-12 students to ask and answer their own questions with science and engineering  CU Boulder Today

Air Quality Inquiry team and high school teachers at the Union Colony Preparatory and Greeley Central High School symposium. From left to right: Evan Coffey, ...

20-year-old man arrested after girl eats pot cookie  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

A Clifton man who authorities believe sold a marijuana-laced cookie that passed through several sets of hands before hospitalizing a middle school student ...

Wilbourn happy to be back on the mat  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Wyatt Wilbourn wasn't expecting this fun of a ride his senior year.

John Arledge to lead Rifle High School  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

At the May 8 Garfield Re-2 School Board meeting, the Board of Directors approved John Arledge as the new princial at Rifle High School beginning July 1, 2018.

A deficit too large  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Palisade entered Friday night's home game against Western Slope League power Steamboat Springs eager to earn its fifth straight victory against its toughest ...

Authorities on alert after threats made toward several schools  KKCO-TV

MESA COUNTY, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- Local authorities said it is safe for students to school Wednesday morning, as they investigate rumors of possible threats ...

Palisade sees new activities in housing, business  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The festival season has begun in Palisade and will continue throughout the summer and into the fall, with the next scheduled festival, Palisade Brews and ...

Bus system seeks boost in funding  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Valerie Wheeler admires the way bus drivers for Grand Valley Transit always extend a hand to elderly and disabled folks, steadying them on the bumpy ...

'He was somebody that you don't forget'  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

When Brandon Sanchez showed up at the horse tracks, everybody knew his name.

Finalists for interim school boss  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

School District 51's Board of Education selected three finalists for the post of interim superintendent on Thursday, picking a former District 51 administrator and ...

Palisade loses late lead, ties with Montrose  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Palisade looked to be headed for a windy win Thursday at Long Family Park.

Latek's clutch jumper lifts 'Dogs to win  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

For the first few games of the season, composure hasn't been a strength for the Palisade High School girls basketball team.

You Said It, June 2, 2019 | You Said It  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

I want to thank the nice group on Main Street for helping me up after I fell. I'll slow down from now on. Thank you.

Triple threats  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Each athlete treats their priorities differently while growing up.

Summit High boys soccer blasts Palisade; two Tigers golfers shoot below 80 at regional, qualify for states  Summit Daily News

The Summit Tigers varsity boys soccer team ran away with an emphatic home victory over Palisade on Saturday morning with a final score of 9-1.After a ...

Three candidates for superintendent vie for top position  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

With 104 years of combined time spent in education, the three finalists for School District 51's interim superintendent have a broad range of experience to draw ...

HS Track & Field: 2019 Frank Woodburn Track Meet  KKCO-TV

Grand Junction, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT) It was a beautiful day for Stocker Stadium to host the 2019 Frank Woodburn High School Track Meet. This weekend, 16 ...

MHS band becomes 'superior' | Local News Stories  Montrose Daily Press

A superior rating — the highest possible ranking in music — is never easy to come by in a band program, but two of Montrose High School's own musical ...

Winslow Crane hoists 20,000 pound units | Article  American Cranes and Transport

Winslow Crane used a 500 ton Liebherr LTM 1400-7.1 to hoist 20000 pound rooftop units in Palisade, CO.

Seven graduates were chosen to be featured at the Spring 2019 commencement ceremonies  CMUnow

Colorado Mesa University conferred 1,423 degrees and certificates to 1,343 graduates on May 18. Commencement was split into two ceremonies to ...

Maroon and silver fill Stocker Stadium for Palisade High School graduation  KKCO-TV

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. Students decked out in maroon and silver said goodbye to a chapter of their lives, and hello to a new one. Over 250 Palisade High ...

Grand Junction boys lacrosse rallies past Fruita Monument  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Add a new chapter to the sporting rivalry between Grand Junction and Fruita Monument high schools.

District 51 shakeup begins to take shape  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

After three months of applications, interviews and anticipation that followed School District 51 Superintendent Ken Haptonstall's announcement of a sweeping ...

CMU Graduate Studies having a national impact on education  CMUnow

Colorado Mesa University alumnus Brig Leane, MBA, learned the difference between 'teaching students' and 'ensuring student learning' through what is called ...

SPECIAL REPORT: Students speak out about teacher misconduct

Tweeting, Facebook messaging and texting are all forms of communication your children grew up with, but when adults get too comfortable using that ...

New Subdivision Plans To Add 70 Lots To Palisade  WesternSlopeNow

Palisade, the small town has a population of roughly 2600 residents when comparing multiple resources. The addition of a new 70-lot subdivision near Palisade ...

New leadership, similar results  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

A large senior class can be both a blessing and a curse. The skill and experience the seniors bring can propel a team to great heights, but they take all.

Chef brings experience, good taste to high school culinary program  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Between the salad station and the grill "is where the magic happens," Christina Horn said with a motion of her arm toward the cook line.

In the Nikki of time  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

With its once sizeable lead dwindling and in dire need of a win after two consecutive losses, Central turned to Nikki Madaris for some momentum.

Construction on school, gyms expected to start this summer  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Construction on a new Orchard Mesa Middle School, two new gymnasiums and more than $50 million in repairs and upgrades in School District 51 will start this ...

Attack threat triggers evacuation of Central High School

After a thorough search of the school, the sheriff's office and the Grand Junction Police Department, along with the FBI, determined that the threat was not real.

Local robotics team makes it to quarterfinals at worldwide competition

The High Five Robotics team was established six years ago. Every year they recruit new members to take to the world robotics competition.

Recent grad making waves in the business world  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Abagale Stone would have had a busy high school career even if she was just part of the International Baccalaureate program at Palisade High School, ran ...

Palisade senior named US Presidential Scholar  KKCO-TV

Anqi Yu is days away from graduating from Palisade High School, and what better way to cap off her four years than being named a Presidential Scholar.

Student Spotlight, June 25, 2018 | Lifestyle  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Richard Wise, a 2015 Grand Junction High School graduate studying chemical engineering, was named to the fall 2017 semester and spring 2018 semester ...

Wagner's gem helps Bulldogs sweep Demons  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

One game was a battle, the other a blowout for the Palisade High School baseball team in a key matchup with Glenwood Springs.

Palisade falls to Roosevelt in 4A regional title game  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Sometimes, a high school baseball team has a little bit more of what it takes to win on a given weekend.

District 51 ceiling tiles will have to be replaced  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Lori Raper knows the story behind every one of the nearly 300 painted tiles that used to cover her classroom ceiling.

GJ Tigers win state academic competition | Western Colorado  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

This week's state championship win for the Grand Junction High School academic team came down to a single, heart-stopping moment.

Act on climate to protect livelihoods | Columns  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

As members of the up-and-coming generation, the young people of Grand Valley Students United want the best for our community and the people living in it.

Student Spotlight, March 16, 2019 | Lifestyle  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Sanford Atkinson of Grand Junction, a member of DePauw Men's Lacrosse team at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, was named to the university's fall ...

Mary Kathleen Rhodes | Obituaries |  Lincoln Journal Star

July 20, 1931 - March 12, 2019. Mary Kathleen Rhodes, 87, of Lincoln, passed away March 12, 2019. Born July 20, 1931, on a farm at Palisade to Walter and ...

Biz Buzz, April 8, 2018 | Business  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

A brand new coffee shop is nearly ready to call Palisade home and should be open in the next two weeks. Peaches Coffee Company, 309 W. Eighth St., Unit 1,

Mock car crash teaches dangers of drinking and driving  KKCO-TV

PALISADE, Colo.-- Students at Palisade High School watched as classmates were pulled out from a fatal drunk driving car accident Friday afternoon. Thankfully ...

Coaches preach core values  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Shawn Marsh stood before his team of Central Warriors and welcomed them to a new football season.

Garfield Re-2 announces Rifle High School principal finalists  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

The Garfield Re-2 School District invites the public to meet the final candidates for the Rifle High School principal position, at 6:30 p.m. today at the high school.

District 51 teacher honored for going above and beyond  KKCO-TV

A dozen teachers were honored this weekend by the District 51 Foundation for being outstanding educators. We take an in-depth look at one of those teachers.

Basecamp RV Resort Open for Camping  WesternSlopeNow

Off shore from the Colorado River and at the foot of Mt. Lincoln, a new campground opens in Palisade on Wednesday.

Students let their voices be heard on violence in schools  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Hundreds of students in schools across the Grand Valley stood up from their desks and silently walked out of class Wednesday morning — not in agreement on ...

HS Baseball: Palisade gets first win against Pueblo Centennial  KKCO-TV

The Palisade baseball team earned their first win over Pueblo Centennial on Saturday morning at Suplizio Field.

Palisade gets grant for new skate park  KKCO-TV

PALISADE, Colo-- Skaters will have the chance to get things rolling in Palisade soon. The town was awarded $20,000 from Great Outdoors Colorado and the ...

District 51 accepting School of Choice applications on March 6  KKCO-TV

Parents may soon begin applying for School District 51's School of Choice program.

More schools fall into Nebraska's lowest performance classification  Fremont Tribune

More of Nebraska's student and districts are in need of improvement this year — falling into the lowest of four performance levels in a state-mandated ...

2018 Daily Sentinel Sports Awards, gallery #1. | Multimedia  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The Daily Sentinel Sports Awards honor top School District 51 high school athletes for excellent 2017-2018 performance in their CHSAA sports. Be sure to ...

Peak Performers  Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Click arrows to view photo gallery. The Daily Sentinel will be listing Peak Performers every week, highlighting some of the outstanding performances from the ...

Teen shooting victim remembered as a "loving person"  KKCO-TV

Friends and family are remembering Kiera Quintana. She was shot and killed in an Orchard Mesa City Market parking lot early Saturday morning.

Justin Burns's Alleged Killer, Guy Pohto, Charged, Sued Over Tragic Hunting Death  Westword

A Minnesota man has been criminal charged and sued over the tragic hunting-accident death of fourteen-year-old Justin Burns Learn more at

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