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Your Town, March 10, 2019 | Lifestyle  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Spring officially begins March 20, but we've already sprung forward on our clocks.



Threat made against Fruita Monument High School  KKCO-TV

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT) -- District 51 says they got a Safe2Tell tip on Thursday night about a threatening social media post directed at Fruita ...



Student of the Week: Fruita Monument High School senior Michael Sean Wilson  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.46. Favorite book and its author: "The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak. Favorite TV show: "Brooklyn Nine-Nine". Favorite band or musician: Hans Zimmer.



Your Town, March 3, 2019 | Columns  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Today's Your Town column reminds me of traveling on long vacations as a kid, crammed in the back seat with my two sisters.



FMHS Teacher Put On Leave  WesternSlopeNow

It's been exactly one month since a video involving a Fruita Monument High School teacher getting into an altercation with a student in a school hallway went ...



Fruita Monument to host Class 5A wrestling regional  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Fruita Monument High School will be host the Class 5A Region 1 wrestling tournament on Feb. 15-16.



Student of the Week: Fruita Monument High School senior Abigail Brown  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.5. Favorite book and its author: "How to Stop Worrying and Start Living" by Dale Carnegie. Favorite TV show: "Friends". Favorite band or musician: Ed ...



Campus changes coming?  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Fruita Monument High School could soon have a brand-new look as School District 51 officials consider building a new main entrance, enclosing the school's ...



Student of the Week: Fruita Monument High School senior Maggie Williams  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.283. Favorite book and its author: "Cat's Cradle" by Kurt Vonnegut. Favorite TV show: "Arrested Development". Favorite band or musician: Cage the ...



Fruita Monument cleaning up after flood  KKCO-TV

FRUITA, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- Fruita Monument High School is busy cleaning up after a flood caused by a burst pipe. The school says an underground pipe ...



Suspended FMHS Teacher To Retire  WesternSlopeNow

A Fruita Monument High School teacher who was placed on leave on October 4th after an altercation with a student in a school hallway has submitted a notice of ...



Weekly calendar, March 3, 2019  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

March 3. Community Center Q&A, 1:30–4:30 p.m., Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., open house-style Q&A regarding ballot initiative 2C ...



Student of the Week: Fruita Monument High School senior Charlize Geer  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.4. Favorite book and its author: "Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury. Favorite TV show: "Parks and Recreation". Favorite band or musician: Khalid, ...



Woman identified after arrest at FMHS  KKCO-TV

We now know the name of woman who police say crashed a car high on drugs and boarded a school bus filled with students headed to Fruita Monument High ...



Schools panel recommends funding full-day kindergarten, upgrading district's buildings  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

School District 51's Board of Education should fund infrastructure for full-day kindergarten and improvements to Central and Fruita Monument high schools in the ...



Water Main Break Causes Flooding At FMHS  WesternSlopeNow

A water main break around 2:30 pm caused flooding at Fruita Monument High School and forced the water at the school to be turned off.



Fruita Monument String Quartet to join bands in rock 'n' roll showdown  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The Fruita Monument High School String Quartet is momentarily giving up classical music for classics of another kind. The four students will join two touring ...



Student of the Week: Fruita Monument High School senior Riley Trujillo  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 3.9. Favorite book and its author: "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" by Maya Angelou. Favorite TV show: "Dexter". Favorite band or musician: Harry ...



On Stage: 'The Wizard of Oz'  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

'THE WIZARD OF OZ'. Follow the yellow brick road to Fruita Monument High School, and you'll find yourself in the Land of Oz. The high school's students will ...



Fruita school squeeze  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

A new elementary school could be on the horizon for Fruita.



Woman arrested after hitching ride on school bus in Fruita  FOX 31 Denver

FRUITA, Colo. — Authorities say a woman in western Colorado crashed her SUV and then lied to a hitch a ride on a school bus carrying students. KJCT-TV ...



Tigers' turnaround  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Kenzie Younker didn't get too many open looks Friday night, but when she swished a 15-foot jumper, the comeback was complete.



Coming to fruition, in Fruita  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Katlyn Staats wasn't supposed to be graduating high school.



Woman arrested after boarding school bus  KJCT8.com

An odd situation in Fruita; A woman is in custody after she crashed an SUV, but she didn't stop there.



District to spend $10M on schools  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

School District 51 Board of Education members on Tuesday approved nearly $10 million for construction and renovations at Fruita Monument High School, ...



Wildcats wear down Tigers  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The Fruita Monument High School football team had plenty of yards Friday but nothing to show for them after the first quarter.



Ungrounded threats panic Fruita  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

A day filled with rumors and panic, fueled by unfounded reports of threats to two Fruita schools, began at 8:20 a.m..



'Cats struggle with cold, Indians' running game in loss  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

LOVELAND — As the Fruita Monument High School football team took the field at Ray Patterson Stadium on Saturday, the conditions were like nothing the ...



'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.



Depth lifts 'Cats past Tigers  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Depth has been the one constant for the Fruita Monument High School girls soccer team this season.



Montrose scores two late-game goals to beat Fruita  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Adapting and adjustments are the norm for the Fruita Monument High School soccer team this season.



Education Matters: AP classes bring higher learning to Fruita Monument High School  KJCT8.com

One of the most common complaints we hear about traditional education is that it doesn't prepare kids for the real world. Advance placement classes at Fruita ...



Fruita takes Central out of comfort zone in victory  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

For the Fruita Monument High School girls soccer team, battling Central's defensive-oriented style is a challenge.



Student of the Week: Fruita Monument High School senior Truth Hafey  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.19. Favorite book and its author: "The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak. Favorite TV show: "One Tree Hill". Favorite band or musician: Jason Aldean.



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.



DETAILS MATTER  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The 2017 season didn't end the way the Fruita Monument High School football team wanted.



'Cats capture crown  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The Fruita Monument High School volleyball team entered 2018 as the defending Southwestern League champion.



FRUITA LOCKDOWN: Students return to class after lockdown in Fruita  KKCO-TV

Students are scheduled to head back to class Thursday after Fruita Monument High School and the 8/9 school were on lockdown as authorities surrounded the ...



Student of the Week: Fruita Monument High School senior Dana Thomson  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.32. Favorite book and its author: "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr. Favorite TV show: "The Flash". Favorite band or musician: Dodie Clark.



Art show for high school artists  KJCT8.com

Fruita Monument High School students showed off their artistry to the public Tuesday night. The artists displayed their best pieces at the school's art show.



Fruita ranked in top 10 safest Colorado cities  KKCO-TV

According to alarms.org, Fruita is the ninth safest city in Colorado. The report draws numbers from the FBI Uniform Crime Report statistics.



Athlete of the Week: Zach Rush  KKCO-TV

Fruita Monument senior, Zach Rush is this weeks athlete of the week.



Great 'Cats: Fruita finally advances to final eight in 5A state playoffs  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

When Riley Snyder, Kenzie Wells and Sitori Carver left the floor Tuesday night, they were mobbed in a group hug by the Fruita Monument High School girls ...



Flags Fly High at Fruita Monument High School  WesternSlopeNow

Dozens and dozens of flags could be seen flying high at Fruita Monument High School Thursday, in somewhat of a protest.



Fossil Ridge outlasts Fruita Monument to earn first girls basketball Final Four showing since 2014  The Denver Post

The No. 8 Sabertcats drained six threes in the opening half to build a lead they were able to hold on to down the stretch of Great 8 play on Friday, beating ...



Coach Casebier leaving Fruita  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Fruita Monument football coach Todd Casebier will be leaving the Wildcats after three seasons to take the head coaching position at Castle View High School.



Wildcats ride fast start to defeat rival Tigers  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The Fruita Monument High School boys lacrosse team wanted to set the tone early Thursday in its rivalry match with Grand Junction.



Fruita Monument High failed to announce soldier's name at graduation  KKCO-TV

School District 51 changed information given to KKCO 11 News about a Fruita Monument High School graduate who missed out on the celebration this week ...



Fruita: No more smoking in public  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The city of Fruita will snuff out smoking in its public parks and open spaces, though councilors took a slow-burn route to reach that decision.



Memorials to rodeo rider  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Jason Blasdel of Fruita planned to step back this year from his professional bull riding days after competing in a rodeo in Wyoming last weekend.



Surplus of students stresses Fruita schools  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Families are leaving other parts of the Grand Valley and moving to Fruita, Appleton and the Redlands. That means many Fruita area schools are growing and ...



FRUITA LOCKDOWN: Parents watch, fear the worst during lockdown situation  KKCO-TV

Students at Fruita Monument High School and the 8/9 went into shelter in place status just after 8 a.m. Wednesday, then into a lockdown mode before they were ...



Fruita girls latest Western Slope team to get no respect  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

While listening to a Front Range radio broadcast of the Fruita Monument High School girls basketball team as they faced Ralston Valley, one line stood out.



FINDING THEIR WAY  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

For Fruita Monument High School girls soccer coach Alex Garza, the best teams find a way to win even when they're not playing at a peak level.



Strong 2nd-half start leads 'Cats to victory  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The Fruita Monument High School boys lacrosse team wants to brand itself as a second-half squad.



Fruita girls dominate Tiger Invite  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The Fruita Monument High School girls cross-country team turned in an impressive performance at the at the Tiger Invitational at Canyon View Park on Friday, ...



Wildcat racket  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Playing in the state tennis tournament is nothing new for Sarah Fleming.



Peak Performers, Feb. 18, 2019  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Each week during the school year, the Daily Sentinel sports department picks two Peak Performers — one boy and one girl — as the area's top prep athletes.



Local makes mark at Fashion Week in New York City  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The past couple of weeks have been a whirlwind for Grand Junction native Logyn Eret.



HS Wrestling: Fruita Monument downs Centaurus  KKCO-TV

On the night before the Warrior Classic the Fruita Monument Wildcats downed Centaurus wrestling 54-9.



In Colorado's conservative corners, a push for gun control  High Country News

This story is a part of the ongoing Back 40 series, where HCN reporters look at national trends and their impacts close to home. On a brisk Saturday afternoon in ...



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 ...



UP FOR THE CHALLENGE  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Sarah Fleming remembers many of her tennis matches during her career at Fruita Monument High School, and a few come to mind immediately.



Free-throw fun  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Fruita Monument's Callie Allen drives to the basket Tuesday night to score two of her 15 points in the Wildcats' 42-23 victory over Eaglecrest in the first round of ...



Fruita teen wins The Voice of the San Juan's  KKCO-TV

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- Tanner gave up competitive baseball to follow his dreams of becoming a singer, and it looks like it's paid off. He just ...



GETTING DEFENSIVE  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Central High School football coach Shawn Marsh wasn't leaving anything to chance after the Warriors won their final regular-season game.



HS Girls Basketball: Fruita to hold Pink Night  KKCO-TV

Fruita Monument girls basketball will hold their annual Pink Night on Tuesday to recognize those who are fighting breast cancer. "I have a grandma who ...



These students aren't playing around: Bringing esports to Grand Junction  KKCO-TV

Colorado Mesa University and Fruita Monument's esports teams came together for an exhibition Friday to bring more awareness in the Grand Valley about the ...



The 'Cats on the mat  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

If you're planning on visiting the Pepsi Center in Denver this week, be aware: More than half a dozen Wildcats will be on the prowl.



Pair of grand slams lifts Fruita past Grand Junction  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Two grand slams in one game has a way of turning a close game into a blowout.



LIVING OUT HIS DREAM  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Cameron Ross didn't hesitate to admit Monday afternoon that he just landed his dream job.



District 51 high school backtracks on flag ban  KKCO-TV

It's a freedom five Fruita Monument High School seniors felt had been lost. On Monday they were told they cannot wave flags in the school's parking lot.



Fruita advances housing project  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

A preliminary plan for the large Iron Wheel subdivision got the go-ahead from Fruita officials on Tuesday night, but not without some conditions.



New principal approved for Fruita Monument High School  KKCO-TV

Todd McClaskey will serve as principal for Fruita Monument High beginning next school year.



FMHS helps low income students  KKCO-TV

Fruita Monument High School will soon have an area where students in need can get ready for school.



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.



'Cats in complete control  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Laurel Storheim scored the go-ahead goal that paved the way to Tuesday night's 3-0 victory for Fruita Monument High School's girls soccer team against Grand ...



Local high school marching bands dazzle the field at Stocker Stadium  KKCO-TV

All four Grand Valley high school marching bands were featured in an extravaganza Tuesday night.



Some D-51 students ready for walkout on Wednesday  KKCO-TV

Some students in Mesa County Valley School District 51 are planning to walk out of class Wednesday to protest gun violence.



Reaching for new heights  Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Two years ago when the Fruita Monument High School girls basketball team won the Southwestern League, they celebrated. With the core of the team ...



Students conduct mock caucus at Fruita Monument HS  KKCO-TV

Students at Fruita monument high school conducting their own mock caucus today learning about the process and the importance of being an informed voter.



Old stompin' grounds  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Lucas Archuleta couldn't help but smile Saturday. Returning to his alma mater to help teach the next generation of wrestlers will do that. "It's exciting," said ...



Rachel Scott's legacy left at Fruita Monument High School  KKCO-TV

Columbine Massacre victim Rachel Scott left her message behind in six diaries. Her uncle visited Fruita Monument High School to spread her legacy as part of ...



Local marching bands qualify for state competition  KKCO-TV

Area marching bands were packed into Stocker Stadium Thursday.



Blotter, Feb. 23, 2018  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Man in gun incident sought. A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a 31-year-old Fruita man accused of shooting a gun while he was intoxicated and ...



Bailey's legacy  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Keegan Bailey is no stranger to the Pepsi Center. The Fruita Monument senior is the latest in his family to make a name for himself wrestling at the state level ...



Fruita Monument High School hosts summer job fair  KKCO-TV

Finding a job can many times be a job in and of itself – especially when you're a teenager. Fruita Monument High School held a job fair for students looking to ...



Mount Garfield gets new leader  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Mount Garfield Middle School will have yet another new principal when students return from winter break in January.



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.



Strong finish lifts 'Cats past Tigers  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

It wasn't until the final four minutes of the game Wednesday that the Fruita Monument High School girls lacrosse team took a two-goal lead over Grand Junction.



Fruita-Monument Baseball dedicates scoreboard to Gary Thomas  KKCO-TV

On Saturday morning the Fruita Monument High School baseball program dedicated their brand new scoreboard to longtime coach Gary Thomas.



'You can't find many like him'  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Few sports are as dangerous as bull riding. Bull riders are routinely injured, suffering broken bones and other assorted injuries throughout a career. But tragedy ...



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.



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 ...



Republican commission candidates emerge early  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Two Republican candidates have filed paperwork to run for Mesa County commissioner in 2020, in the seats currently occupied by term-limited commissioners ...



The people's defender  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Defense attorney David Eisner is known for his soft-spoken manner, his extreme attention to detail, and the trademark bow ties he's sported since the mid-'80s.



Fruita's DeHart signs to play wheelchair basketball at Wisconsin-Whitewater  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

They're the Alabama of wheelchair college basketball.



Community comes together to raise money for Grand Junction boy's cuddle dog  KKCO-TV

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- If you could have one wish, what would it be? For one family, it's a *service* dog. Lance Schmitt is seven and loves to ...



The path to success  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

A coach's favorite memory of a particular player usually revolves around a specific game, practice or bus ride.



Fruita frustration  Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Mistakes piled up for the Fruita Monument High School football team Saturday afternoon at Stocker Stadium.



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