While the potential renaming of Columbus Park has so far garnered the most attention, several other efforts are also being discussed. Mayor Hancock has formed a committee to look at parks and buildings across the city who may be named after individuals who are now viewed negatively. Rowena Alegria, Chief Storyteller for the City and Council of Denver, said they are … [Read more...] about City, DPS Consider Name Changes
After an abrupt ending to life as we knew it, one of the most stressful fallouts was for our seniors at North High School. After thirteen years of education, and the promise of a spring semester sparkling with senior pranks, ditch days, prom and an almighty graduation, it was a devastating blow to the Class of 2020. Thanks to Kroenke Sports Charities and the Pepsi Center, … [Read more...] about Bursting with Northside Viking Pride for the Class of 2020
The Colorado State Board of Education (SBoE) elections normally draw little media attention, despite its important role in public education in Colorado. Given Denver’s political leanings, the new representative on the SBoE may ostensibly be decided in the June Democratic Primary. The State Board is composed of seven members, one elected from each congressional district, and … [Read more...] about Meet the State Board of Education Democratic Primary Candidates
North High School’s Cayden Clark-Johnson imagined graduation his entire school career. Alondra Bahana-Reza of Strive Prep dreamed of trying on her cap and gown. Regis University student Emilyanne Kuykendall was excited for the ceremony where she would be pinned as a nurse. Coronavirus changed everything for these graduates from the class of 2020. “It’s been tough. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus Teaches 2020 Graduates a Hard Lesson
Welcome to The North Star’s Coloring Page! With so many families at home, we wanted to include an activity in this month’s issue. In celebration of Earth Day, we hope your young (or young at heart) family members enjoy an extra activity. When you’re finished coloring, hang your artwork in your window! Next time your family is out for a walk, see how many other drawings … [Read more...] about Earth Day Coloring Page!