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ST. GEORGE, Utah – Corina Barr of Buena Vista was one of the Utah Tech University students who excelled in the classroom during the fall 2022 semester. Barr was among the 10 percent of the student body who earned President’s List honors. Inclusion on the President’s List requires students to…

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The newly dedicated Douglas E. Bennetts Industrial Arts Education Building was packed on Thursday, Jan. 12, as the community gathered to share stories of the shops teacher and wrestling coach.

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Buena Vista High School will be dedicating the industrial arts building Jan. 12, celebrating the recent improvements funded by an emergency BEST grant and ESSR dollars to support improved ventilation due to the public health emergency.

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Out of nearly 1,500 Colorado juniors and seniors who auditioned and the 300 selected, five Buena Vista High School students were accepted into Colorado’s high school all state and Jazz Choirs, along with 10 BV Middle School students who received All-State acceptance.

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Watershed Inc., a preservation-focused nonprofit corporation founded by Buena Vista locals Rick Bieterman and Katy Welter, acquired the property from the school district in Sep. 2022, pledging to rehabilitate the gym for school and community use.

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Buena Vista High School announced in a press release it has signed a multi-year partnership with Under Armour through Denver Athletic as the school’s official outfitter.

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The world premiere of Brad Fritsch’s “The Mistakes of a Night” took place at Buena Vista High School through the Trident Theatre Company Nov. 11-13.

Actors and audiences came together to support and enjoy Fritsch’s comedy of relationships, lies and misunderstandings through two separate casts and five shows.

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The world premiere of Brad Fritsch’s “The Mistakes of a Night” took place at Buena Vista High School through the Trident Theatre Company Nov. 11-13.

Actors and audiences came together to support and enjoy Fritsch’s comedy of relationships, lies and misunderstandings through two separate casts and five shows.

Every semester Buena Vista High School recognizes our outstanding students earning a grade point average of 3.8 or greater in at least five academic classes. We are proudly sharing these students with our community to allow all to recognize our high academic achievers.

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The BV Beautification Advisory Board has taken on a project to add improvements to the Dog Park located across from the Community Center on East Main Street. Directed by BV Recreation special projects manager Earl Richmond, a group of volunteers started work on a walking trail within the par…

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The Buena Vista High School Marching Band performed at halftime of Friday’s football game against North Fork. Performing on the field at halftime are, bottom row from left are, Danielle Neufeld, clarinet; Peyton Wakefield, clarinet; Colin Mercer, alto sax and Avery Bott, bass clarinet. Kodee…

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The McGinnis gym was constructed in 1936 for use of the school district but was decommissioned in 2008 after it was deemed unsafe.

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Buena Vista High School capped off homecoming week with a warm and breezy Saturday full of fun.

The Archway property at the corner of North Court and Pinon streets is in the process of being bought by Stackhaus LLC from the Buena Vista School District.

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Valley Fellowship Church hosted Back 2 School Bash Aug. 27.

The event featured many attractions such as a face painting, games for kids, food, an inflatable obstacle course and bouncy house. The event was paid for by the church and was free to everyone in the community.

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Here are the top items for the Buena Vista school board meeting Aug. 8:

1 Board of education member Nancy Best resigned after fulfilling her duties for the meeting. Best’s term on the board was set to expire in November 2025. She resigned to move to Charlottesville, Va.

As the fall sports season approaches, Buena Vista High School faces a shortage of coaches for the 2022-23 sports calendar.

The school is currently lacking coaches for the high school golf and cross country teams and the cheerleading squad.

SPOKANE, WASH. – Brooke Bowen of Buena Vistahas earned a place on the Spokane Falls Community College honor roll for spring quarter 2022. Students must earn a GPA of 3.0 or higher to be on the honor roll.

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Charles Chupp of Buena Vista graduated Furman University with a Bachelor of Science in computer science May 7. Nearly 630 students graduated in the class of 2022.

NEWBERG, ORE. – Roxanna Simmons of Buena Vista was among the undergraduate, adult degree and graduate-level students who received diplomas from George Fox University in the spring of 2022. Simmons earned a master of arts in spiritual formation.

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Shining Mountains Montessori School held a grand opening June 22.

The school had been in planning for the past 4 years with an official facility search in spring, 2021.

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Molly McMurry of Buena Vista, right, receives the $2,000 Charlotte Smith Republican Woman Scholarship from Pam Gonzales, chair of the scholarship committee for Chaffee County Republican Women. McMurry plans to study agriculture and animal science at Wyoming University. She won the scholarshi…

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Laura Keathley, a multi-needs special education teacher at Avery-Parsons Elementary School, has always loved watching her students progress and finding ways of reaching to the specific education needs of each child. Now, at the end of her 22nd year at the school, she prepares for retirement. “It’s been 22 years of just laughing,” she says. “We don’t take ourselves too seriously. That joy of really getting to know these kids for who they are has just been amazing.”

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The 50th annual Buena Vista High School Creative Arts Fair celebrated the students’ talents of both past and present.

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There is a new response to the critical workforce need in the early childhood teaching field and the departure of older Americans from the workforce. 

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Here are the top items from the April 25 meeting of the Buena Vista school board: