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Updated: May 9
(Colorado) -- School districts around the state are facing a potential teacher shortage. Colorado Education Association president Amie Baca-Oehlert says the COVID-19 pandemic does have a lot to do with it. A recent union survey shows 40-percent of its instructors are considering a change. Baca-Oehlert says workload is the number one issue, but the problems also delve into health and safety concerns.
(Cheraw, CO) -- Soon-to-be-graduating Seniors in the small town of Cheraw got a big surprise this weekend when they attended their prom. They all were gifted two-point-six cubic feet mini fridges. Cheraw held their prom over the weekend with students walking the grand march outside to take photos with an antique truck. As of now, the plans for graduation are fluid but the school is planning to do an in-person graduation.
(Pueblo, CO) -- It was a windy day so the National Weather service called a Red Flag Fire Warning for much of southern and southeastern Colorado on Tuesday. The warning was still in effect when winds picked up in the afternoon and a small tornado was caught on video. The warning was in place until 8pm. Dry conditions, low humidity and strong, gusty winds were contributing factors that caused the Red Flag fire warning.
(Colorado Springs, CO) -- Colorado College is requiring all students, staff and faculty who want to be on campus to get vaccinated for COVID-19. The college says anyone wanting to learn, live or work on campus during the fall semester must present proof of vaccination or a medical exemption by August 1st. The college will consider exemptions for medical, personal and religious reasons on a case-by-case basis. Officials believe following this policy will provide the most protection for everyone on the campus.