The Vanguard School

The Vanguard School

Infobox School
name = The Vanguard School

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established = 2006
type = Public charter school
district = Cheyenne Mountain School District 12
grades = 9-12
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principal = Colin Mullaney
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enrollment = 65 (as of 2007-2008)cite web |url= |title=The Vanguard School |accessdate=2007-08-30 |publisher=Colorado High School Activities Association]
athletics = 2A
conference = Independent
colors = navy blue and old gold color box|navycolor box|gold
mascot = Courser
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campus size = 21 acres
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location = 1605 South Corona Avenue Colorado Springs, Colorado
country = United States
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The Vanguard School is a public high school in Colorado Springs. It was created as an extension of Cheyenne Mountain Charter Academy, operating a 9th grade during the 2006-07 school year and adding a grade each year until 2009.


Its name refers to the mascot of Cheyenne Mountain Charter Academy, the vanguard. When the school district approved the change in the school's contract to expand its program, the school board asked that the new school's name not be similar to the district's Cheyenne Mountain High School. [Griffin, Shari Chaney (2006-08-08). " [ Charter school to be named Vanguard] ". "The Gazette" (Colorado Springs, CO).]

Extracurricular activities

The Vanguard School fields teams in basketball, cheerleading, cross country, soccer, track and field, and volleyball. Other activities offered at the school include chess club, drama club, running club, student council and yearbook.


External links

* [ The Vanguard School at Cheyenne Mountain Charter Academy]

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