September 2013

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Schools to Replace Candy with Video Games as Reward for Good Scores and Behavior

Schools to Replace Candy with Video Games as Reward for Good Scores and Behavior

Teachers have long struggled with the best way to appropriately incentivize kids to work harder at school and behave better. Dozens of studies have been done in regards to what will work best to encourage children to do better on tests, including one where students were actually paid for better test scores In the end, […]

Stapleton Resident Frustrated After Flood Causes Minor Inconveniences

Stapleton Resident Frustrated After Flood Causes Minor Inconveniences

Many people watched on television as roads washed away, homes were destroyed, and people scrambled to stay afloat on anything they could find as they waited for rescue workers. Stapleton resident Eric Crawford was in a slightly different boat, albeit, just as difficult. “My satellite TV was going in and out, and I was trying […]

Pageant Controversy:  Lil’ Miss Stapleton Originally from Highlands

Pageant Controversy: Lil’ Miss Stapleton Originally from Highlands

On Saturday September 21st, Stapleton crowned its fifth Lil’ Miss Stapleton, Isabel Kimball. The contest, which is for 7 and 8 year olds, featured over 200 contestants who vied for the crown. “This year, we had so many great contestants,” said Lil’ Miss Stapleton event organizer Britney Corkery. “The girls just did a fabulous job, […]

Flooding Delays Filming of “Bridges of Stapleton” Documentary

Flooding Delays Filming of “Bridges of Stapleton” Documentary

Two weeks ago, filmmaker Tim McGovern was planning on filming his documentary on the beautiful bridges in the Stapleton community, but the rain and floods washed away those plans. “It certainly has delayed the project,” said McGovern. “We have been excited about this project for a long time, but we can’t control the weather. We […]

Swigert School Lottery Winners Proud of Being Lucky

Swigert School Lottery Winners Proud of Being Lucky

Many residents feel the current school choice system is flawed in many ways, and look forward to a more simple boundaries plan. “We love the school we are in,” said Bill Roberts parent Tyler Muchmore. “We had originally wanted to be at Swigert, but are certainly happy with Roberts. What I am not happy with […]

Park Hill Home Tour Gives Stapleton Residents Chance to See Where They Used to Live

Park Hill Home Tour Gives Stapleton Residents Chance to See Where They Used to Live

The Park Hill Home Tour held this past Sunday was a great opportunity for many current residents to go back and see their old neighborhood. “It was so fun getting back there,” said ex-Park Hill and current Stapleton resident Stephanie Klages. “To see some of our old neighbors and some of the places we used […]

Stapleton Residents Given Opportunity to Pat Selves on Back

Stapleton Residents Given Opportunity to Pat Selves on Back

Join fellow do-gooders, New Perspective Real Estate Company and The Stapletonion in collecting food for the Food Bank of the Rockies. Hunger is a serious issue and many residents through-out the Front Range could use some comfort heading into winter. Especially areas hard-hit by the recent floods. Here are some fun ways to donate to […]