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Project aims to connect University of Denver, community

The University of Denver has announced a large-scale development plan that will change the landscape of the campus with the addition of more retail and dining outlets. The school unveiled the Denver … more

As state cuts back, college student costs soar in Colorado

In 2000, Colorado taxpayers footed 68 percent of the costs of a college degree, with students chipping in about one-third. Two decades and two recessions later, that ratio has nearly flipped as state … more

A fond farewell at Cherrelyn Elementary

In keeping with theme “Aloha to Cherrelyn Elementary School,” visitors were greeted with leis, bright-colored attire and decorations on May 18 at a farewell gathering for the Englewood school … more

Spring Fling is last at current Bishop Elementary

A number of new activities including a dunk tank, ice vendor and free hot dogs took over the east playground at Englewood's Bishop Elementary School during the Spring Fling on May 21. “The Spring … more

Englewood grads start 'whole new life'

The class of 2018 wasn't one for a casual send-off at Englewood High School. Instead, students gave poignant and introspective looks at their journey ahead as high school graduates at the May 19 … more

Q&A with Maria Alsubhi, Englewood High School graduate

Alsubhi was involved in career and technical student organizations at Englewood High School, including Future Business Leaders of America. She’s also involved in theater in stage management. … more

Englewood High School Class of 2018: What have you learned that you will carry with you for the rest of your life?

The biggest thing I've learned is to treat people kindly and to have compassion. Other people go through things, and you might not understand it, but you can still respect it. I'm the president of … more

Colorado's Finest High School of Choice Class of 2018: What have you learned that you will carry with you for the rest of your life?

Leah Terry Not everything has to be so traditional — school, career, job, family — it doesn't have to be set in stone, and it's OK to have your own path and be different. I think that gives … more

Q&A with Brianna Botcher, Colorado's Finest High School of Choice graduate

Botcher was involved in cheerleading, choir and theater, playing a lead role in all the musicals she participated in. She plans to go to the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley to major in … more

Colorado students receive awards for investing smarts

Colorado students are learning firsthand about the value of long-term investing while playing a game. The SIFMA Foundation’s online Stock Market Game helps boost students’ math, economics and … more

Student stress can spike in May

Remember the feeling of freedom on the last day of school? Not every student feels it. Children’s mental health care providers see a spike in visits from teens in May, said Emily Laux, a licensed … more

Students, teachers show bonds at graduation

It felt like family at Colorado's Finest High School of Choice, where a few dozen students heard teachers recount their stories as they crossed the finish line of their high-school careers. “Three … more

Half-day or full-day kindergarten depends largely on money

Only 13 states in the country require schools districts to offer free full-day kindergarten as part of the school day. Colorado is not one of them. In Colorado, districts are only required to offer … more

Lincoln student wins Best in Show at art contest

Elisa Lobatos, from Abraham Lincoln High School, won Best in Show, and Mariely Marquez-Lopez, from Kunsmiller Creative Arts Academy, took home second-place honors at the annual Congressional Art … more

Englewood teacher receives $2,500 grant

An Englewood High School teacher was presented April 27 with a $2,500 grant from Farmers Insurance representatives as part of the insurer group's Thank America's Teachers program. Cyndi Figaro's … more

Sponsors needed for student recognition luncheon

The Greater Englewood Chamber of Commerce plans its annual student-recognition luncheon, which recognizes exemplary students from each Englewood school. The luncheon is May 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 … 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

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

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

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
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