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Remote learning a possibility in Brighton schools

It's a case of same song, new verses, new year when it comes to the 27J schools system and COVID-19 concerns. Because of the rising number of COVID cases this winter -- largely because of the … more

Adams 14 ends contract with management company

Adams 14 School District and Adams 14 School Succeed, also known as MGT America Consulting, are business partners no more. The district's board terminated the contract Jan. 11. The notice takes … more

Jeffco School Board gives January update

In the most recent Jeffco School Board meeting, several topics were discussed without covering a ton of new ground. COVID-19 policies and monitoring were clarified, a group of worried Fitzmorris parents and staff spoke during public comment and district employees continue to leave during a time when many departments are already short-staffed. more

Adams 14 schools go remote

Students in the Adams 14 School District will be doing remote learning the week of Monday, Jan. 10. The reason is the spread of COVID cases. According to a statement from the district, Adams … more

Super-food trucks swing by King-Murphy

King-Murphy’s first graders have proved they are chefs, entrepreneurs and philanthropists as part of a fun unit on, of all things, economics. more

Evergreen Country Day School opens new addition

Students and school staff alike are excited to be using the new gym/performing arts center Evergreen Country Day School opened this year. more

By the numbers: Jeffco Schools’ COVID update

Pam Yoder, project manager for the Jeffco Public Schools COVID Response Team, gave the Jeffco Board of Education an update on COVID numbers the District has seen thus far in the 2021 - 22 school year. more

Evergreen Players wolf play receives howling praise

When members of the Evergreen Players middle school ensemble realized they were fascinated by wolves, they were inspired to write a play. more

In Colorado schools, scenes of disruption, destruction

Veronica Bell’s classroom devolved into a place of destruction this school year, with kids snapping pencils out of frustration, tearing up decorations and bulletin boards, and ripping math books to … more

Weld County Re-8 school board turns down attempt to ban critical race theory curriculum

The Weld County Re-8 board of education voted down an attempt to ban critical race theory curriculum in the district. Cody LeBlanc and Jaime Sierra, the co-presenters of the resolution, were the … more

Conifer High School DECA students find success at district competition

Conifer High School DECA took 80 students to a successful district competition at the Douglas County Fairgrounds on Nov. 18, and 19 students qualified to compete at state. more

Saving young lives in Jeffco and beyond

During the 2001-02 school year, four students at Green Mountain High School took their own lives within a nine-month timespan.  A sense of loss reverberated through the community, leaving an indelible mark and inspiring three members of a nearby church to find a way to help. more

Students at Jeffco's Parmalee Elementary use their voices

For more than 22 years, Parmalee Elementary School students have stood before the entire school to recite poetry and prose. more

West Jefferson Elementary School students persevere during the pandemic

We are all in this together. That’s the takeaway for third graders at West Jefferson Elementary School who have weathered the COVID-19 pandemic and who have learned that others weathered it, too. The Pandemic Perseverance Project has taught them that everyone pivoted as they needed to, so they could survive and thrive. more

Rough review of academic functions in Jeffco Schools

Educational leadership consultant Jaime Aquino gave a review of academic functions in the district during the Nov. 10, Jeffco Board of Education study session. Aquino was hired as a consultant to … more

Cultivating gardeners at a young age

The greenhouses at The Bergens have been growing experiences for the students. Garden Clubs have cropped up at both schools, and they meet during lunch to plant seeds, tend to the plants, harvest and … more

They came to the Colorado Center for the Blind seeking confidence. They left traumatized.

Sexual abuses were kept quiet for decades at the world-renowned Littleton school, former students and employees allege more

King-Murphy playground nears completion

King-Murphy's second graders were digging up the dirt in their playground. They donned hard hats and grabbed shovels on Nov. 8 to break ground for the last section of their new playground. They put … more

Adams 14 accepts two charter school applications

Adams School District 14 said it has two charter school applications from Community Leadership Academy/Victory Preparatory Academy and University Preparatory Schools. The district set up three … more

Adams 14 schools to close Friday

Adams 14 School District joined at least two other districts in the Denver area in closing its schools Friday, Nov. 12. The reason is the same .. staffing shortages. The district announced on its … more
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