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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

School canceled in Englewood Monday amid plans for protest at state Capitol

Englewood schools will be closed for students on April 16, the district announced after learning that more than 150 licensed staff in Englewood will not come to work on a “day of action” at the state Capitol in Denver ... 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

Women engineering into the future

Wendy Weiman’s high school counselors suggested social work as a good career for her. But even as a child, Weiman knew she wanted to become an engineer. And as she got older, her curiosity for how … 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

No 'fight club' at Englewood Middle School, district says

A violent incident involving two girls at Englewood Middle School on April 5 was recorded and posted on the internet, calling attention to videos of fights housed on social media and referred to as a “fight … 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

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

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

Teachers protest funding gap, some PERA changes at Capitol

Performances of teachers singing a 1980s rock hit in protest have swept the nation — from Oklahoma to West Virginia to Kentucky — and now, the show came to Colorado. “We're not gonna take it … more
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