Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:48:58 GMT http://www.pueblowestview.com/csp/mediapool/sites/dt.cms.rss.XMLServer.cls Pueblo West View RSS Feeds Charter school to expand with gym, commons area and kitchen Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:17:28 GMT
BY RYAN SEVERANCE THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN

Swallows Charter Academy began the first phase of construction Tuesday on a new building that will house a gymnasium, commons area and kitchen among other rooms on its campus. That news and a few other items were provided to the Pueblo County Distric...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/education/2907086-120/board-swallows-compton-academy /Education/ 7233519 Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:17:28 GMT
Young pupils, particularly in Pueblo West, fuel 186-student increase Fri, 05 Sep 2014 15:02:58 GMT
BY GAYLE PEREZ THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN

Nearly 200 more students than projected have enrolled in Pueblo County District 70 schools. The school board learned Tuesday enrollment is up by 186 students over what district leaders had projected when they set the current year’s budget in June. As...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/education/2871168-120/district-pueblo-enrollment-students /Education/ 7137851 Fri, 05 Sep 2014 15:02:58 GMT Ed Smith
Liberty Point school has moved up the state rating list Thu, 04 Sep 2014 10:00:16 GMT
BY GAYLE PEREZ THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN

Liberty Point International School Principal Brian Dilka no longer has to listen to the loud ticking of the state accountability clock. “That clock was ticking loudly and it’s finally been silenced. The weight of the world has been lifted off our sho...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/education/2867681-120/improvement-performance-elementary-middle /Education/ 7128844 Thu, 04 Sep 2014 10:00:16 GMT
District 70 School News Wed, 03 Sep 2014 21:08:46 GMT

Pueblo West High School 661 W. Capistrano Avenue 719-547-8050 Pueblo West High School is seeing changes to the campus everyday as construction continues to move forward toward completion dates in 2015. The beautiful classroom addition is complet...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/education/2865499-120/sept-aladdin-graders-rehearsals /Education/ 7122654 Wed, 03 Sep 2014 21:08:46 GMT
Board OKs step increase in light of student growth Wed, 03 Sep 2014 18:54:07 GMT
BY GAYLE PEREZ THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN

The Pueblo County District 70 school board promised employees earlier this year that if student enrollment exceeded budgeted projections, all would get a salary increase. The board fulfilled that promise Tuesday night when it approved a step increase...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/education/2865523-120/board-increase-step-meeting /Education/ 7122737 Wed, 03 Sep 2014 18:54:07 GMT Ted Ortiviz
District 70 hires chef as part of its push to revamp school menus Wed, 03 Sep 2014 10:00:19 GMT
BY AMY MATTHEW THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN

They’ve come a long way from frazzlins. Those who attended school in Pueblo during the 1970s and ’80s probably remember the oddly named dish — fat noodles in “meat” sauce, topped with melted cheese. So long to spaghetti on steroids, however. School...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/education/2844354-120/axworthy-district-kids-pueblo /Education/ 7068611 Wed, 03 Sep 2014 10:00:19 GMT CHIEFTAIN PHOTO/CHRIS McLEAN Brian Axworthy is the executive chef for District 70. After spending four years with a Colorado Springs school district, he is helping District 70 implement new school menu requirements. Axworthy’s goals include more cooking from scratch and greater use of local produce.
District 70 board agrees to cut $500K Wed, 03 Sep 2014 01:59:07 GMT
BY GAYLE PEREZ THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN

Pueblo County District 70’s school board made a move Wednesday night toward balancing the 2014-15 budget by agreeing to cut nearly $500,000 in transportation costs. The board unanimously approved the cuts in transportation as it continues to look for...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/education/2596638-120/budget-board-district-cuts /Education/ 6429784 Wed, 03 Sep 2014 01:59:07 GMT
Board approves increased enrollment at Swallows academy Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:30:10 GMT
BY GAYLE PEREZ THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN

Swallows Charter Academy was granted permission Tuesday night to increase its enrollment beginning this fall. The Pueblo County District 70 school board unanimously approved a request from Swallows officials to increase class sizes at the kindergarte...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/education/2825519-120/class-grade-board-increase /Education/ 7020079 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:30:10 GMT
Nw school additions open with new school year Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:04:01 GMT

Construction at all the elementary and middle schools in Pueblo West is finished, and many schools will welcome students and staff into their new classrooms at the start of the school year. And at Pueblo West High School, classrooms are anticipated ...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/education/2766823-120/west-classrooms-pueblo-construction /Education/ 6870226 Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:04:01 GMT
District 70 bans electronic smoking devices Sat, 26 Jul 2014 02:56:12 GMT
BY GAYLE PEREZ THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN

Electronic cigarettes and similar devices now are prohibited in Pueblo County District 70. The school board voted Tuesday to add a section to the use of tobacco by student policy banning the popular e-cigs. E-cigs are battery-powered devices that emi...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/education/2398378-120/construction-devices-cigs-electronic /Education/ 5919455 Sat, 26 Jul 2014 02:56:12 GMT
Transportation to bear brunt of cost-savings Thu, 26 Jun 2014 19:34:50 GMT
BY GAYLE PEREZ THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN

Pueblo County District 70 school board on Tuesday night approved a $55.5 million general fund budget for 2014-15 that includes $2.1 million in cuts. For the first time in several years, the district will not use money from its reserves to balance the...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/education/2675721-120/budget-cuts-positions-transportation /Education/ 6634154 Thu, 26 Jun 2014 19:34:50 GMT
Increases required by federal law Thu, 26 Jun 2014 16:10:52 GMT
BY GAYLE PEREZ THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN

Lunch will cost a little more this school year for Pueblo County District 70 students and Pueblo City Schools (D60) middle school students. The District 70 school board on Tuesday approved a 10-cent per meal increase at all levels. At D60, only middl...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/education/2675724-120/lunch-students-per-prices /Education/ 6634162 Thu, 26 Jun 2014 16:10:52 GMT