Monthly Archive: September 2014

Sep 22

A Year After The Floods

“This is the largest disaster that Colorado has ever endured,” said Dan Alexander, Federal Disaster Recovery Coordinator for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, last year in the Denver Post. According to the Colorado Climate Center of Colorado State University, “In September of 2013, Colorado had historic rains and flooding that highly affected six major rivers/tributaries …

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Sep 19

Super Bowl Predictions

The 2014-15 Super Bowl and play-offs predictions are actually quite surprising. The New Orleans Saints who were 11-5 in the 2013 regular season are making their way to the top of the charts being in fourth in their league. The National Football League website takes a serious look at the next Super Bowl and many …

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Sep 19

Does Homework Help?

Homework is a big deal that a lot of teens stress about, especially in middle school. They have a lot of activities to do outside of school. For example, most  teens are in after-school activities or sports. These two components play a big role in their lives. Homework gets in the way of sports and …

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Sep 19

Ignore No More

Ever wanted your kids to stop ignoring your texts or calls? There’s now an app to prevent that from happening. Alice Gainer from CBS New York interviewed Sharon Standifird, a mother, that was so tired of her kids ignoring her calls that she created an app so they wouldn’t anymore. She created this app so …

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Sep 19

Staying Organized

“A place for everything, and everything in its place.” Benjamin Franklin. Organization is a big part of a lot of people’s everyday lives. We use it in many different ways, in school and at home.There are many benefits of being organized and lots of different ways you could stay on top of your responsibilities. Everyone is …

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Sep 19

The Future Today – 9/13/2014 – Star Citizen, Ebola Outbreaks, and More

Technology Star Citizen We all love good Sci-Fi. What’s not to love about flying spaceships, shooting laser weapons, and using futuristic gadgets that may or may not comply with the laws of physics? On the surface, the upcoming game Star Citizen is just like its predecessors Starlancer and Freelancer, in that you go around flying …

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Sep 17

A World of Code

From a simple app to a complex smartphone, there is code everywhere. It may not be visible to anyone not looking for it, but it is there. Code is the infrastructure to it all, anything electronic. However, if it is everywhere, where does it come from? Well, code for something would come from a single …

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Sep 17

Fundraising Race For Colon Cancer

  The Full Moon 5K was this weekend on September 6th. It happened at McIntosh Lake in Longmont from 8:30 am to 9:30 am. It cost 35 dollars at the gate. This was a fundraiser for colon cancer. The 5K Full Moon moved from Firestone to Longmont because more people in Longmont participated then people …

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Sep 09

Welcome Back Everyone!

School year 2014-15 is ON! And we, the Coal Ridge Chronicle Staff, are already on the trail for a good story. Read us here very soon!