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Ground broken for district preschool in Englewood

A new preschool building at 700 W. Mansfield Ave. will replace the existing Maddox Early Child Education Center, with students expected to occupy the new building in January 2019. Groundbreaking for … more

Colorado students go head to head in Science Bowl

After a full day of competition in the state Science Bowl March 3, a team from Fort Collins High School was named the champion after outscoring Fairview High School in Boulder, in a rapid-fire final … more

Teaching students how to cope socially, emotionally

Eighth-grader Morgan Fritzler is working to improve her self-awareness. “Sometimes, I have anxiety and perfectionist issues and I expect myself to get everything on the first try,” Fritzler, 12, said. “It makes me feel frustrated.” But … more

Englewood class puts focus on food

The hum of microwaves and the sound of knives in action on a cutting board echoed off the walls of Englewood High School's Family and Consumer Science kitchen Feb. 10 as students prepared and readied … more

Forming healthy financial habits at Young Americans Center

Every great financial empire had to start with just a few dollars going into a bank account somewhere. Which means 14-year-old Katelyn Osborne, who lives in Denver, is ahead of the curve when it … more

Commencement salutes students' success

Friends and family members stood and applauded as “Pomp and Circumstance” played and the candidates marched down the aisle to take their seats on the stage Jan. 13 during Colorado's Finest High … more

Englewood students walk out for gun violence, victims

“Are we next?” A poster sign in a gathering of about 200 students in front of Englewood High School asked that question during a walkout March 14, one month after 17 students and staff were … more

Q&As with the Englewood Schools Board of Education candidates

Below is a listing of all 2017 candidates for the Englewood Schools Board of Education election. more

Metro area schools look to later start times

Research says that a later school start time positively impacts alertness, mental health, wellness and behavior in high school and middle school students, which means students are better prepared to … more

Hickenlooper budget would boost school funding

Colorado would give school districts more money next year and the state would make a dent in its school funding shortfall under Gov. John Hickenlooper’s proposed 2018-19 budget released Nov. 1. If the plan is approved by state lawmakers, school … more

New grad rates are a mixed bag in Englewood

In an about-face from last year’s numbers, the recently released graduation rates for 2016-17 for Englewood High School might elicit some double takes — the district as a whole saw a small … more

Five candidates vie for three seats on school board

Three seats are up for election on the Englewood Schools Board of Education this November, with only one incumbent running for re-election. The other four candidates are newcomers — an author, a landscaping and irrigation manager, a Jefferson … more

Englewood school board candidates take teens' questions

Candidates for the Englewood Schools Board of Education election offered their perspectives on questions served up by Englewood High School students, discussing student retention, district budget issues and how to remain competitive with districts … more

Englewood High School students react to gun violence

Americans need to get over the Second Amendment and consider people's lives — that was one opinion in a recent discussion among Englewood High School students. Another took a different stance: … more

Bricklaying robot works at Clayton Elementary

It wasn't science fiction when a construction crew worked alongside a robot at Clayton Elementary School — a bricklaying machine, known as “SAM,” is now a regular on the project to construct a … more

Alternative high school is 'family' for students facing challenges

Sometimes, it's stress. Sometimes, it's feeling ignored. Other times, it's feeling like people just aren't supporting you. Some people might get flashbacks of high school just from reading those words, but for students at Colorado's Finest High … more

Parents, students, educators rally at state Capitol

School choice advocates from around the state gathered Feb. 16 at the Colorado Capitol to send a message to state legislators about cyberschools and online learning in Colorado. Parents, students and … more

University of Phoenix to close campuses

The University of Phoenix is stopping on-campus enrollment and will close approximately 20 campuses across the country as part of a “teach-out” program. The university has three Colorado locations: one in Lone Tree, one in Westminster and one … more

DACA students rally to renew eligibility, ‘mourn loss of dream’

When she was 2 years old, Claudia Hurtado and her sister were taken across the border with people she didn’t know. Separately, her parents crossed from Mexico to Texas, and there, met the people with their children, before coming to Denver to … more

Advocates, lawmakers back efforts to bolster education funding

A state House bill and a ballot measure could increase education funding throughout Colorado. Colorado House Bill 1232, which is currently awaiting hearing by the House Education Committee, seeks to … more
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