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Arapahoe High School community grieves after students die by suicide

Arapahoe High School staff, parents and students grieved together after two students died by suicide three days apart, Littleton Public Schools officials said. Classes were canceled Oct. 3 and … more

Gubernatorial candidates talk education

School funding, achievement gaps, tax breaks and educating a diverse group of students were all topics Colorado gubernatorial candidates Jared Polis and Walker Stapleton weighed in on Sept. 24 when … more

Englewood test scores show gains, still below average

In the 2018 test season, Englewood's school district saw strong improvement in scores for elementary math, English and science compared to last year, along with a step forward on the SAT — … more

Family STEM festival returns to Denver

Exhibits and interactions with energy experts designed to spark students' interest in science, technology, engineering and math will highlight Energy Day, an annual free family STEM festival in … more

Two new schools open doors in Englewood

About 900 Englewood elementary school students took in new sights on Aug. 13 as they reported to new classrooms at Clayton Elementary School and Charles Hay World School, the first two schools built … more

First day of school in Englewood brings a look forward

Trianna Perry had her eye on changes on the first day of school at Englewood High. “I'm excited to see how the school will work with all the different staff changes,” said Perry, a 14-year-old … more

Signatures being checked for statewide school funding measure

Coloradans looking to bolster education funding throughout the state may be one step closer to their goal, as the Great Schools, Thriving Communities campaign turned in more than 170,000 signatures … more

South High grad gets scholarship with outdoors focus

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado, Colorado’s largest outdoor stewardship organization, have awarded the inaugural Grossman Scholarship to Ella Douglas, a graduate from Denver South High School’s … more

New academic year to feature new surroundings

Plastic dividers, stray construction and cleaning equipment, and caution tape now line halls and playgrounds where children once ran — and soon, the first of Englewood's new school buildings will … more

Preventing dropouts among pregnant, parenting students

During her sophomore year of high school, Leslie Belmontes found out she was pregnant. Not feeling like she could continue at her traditional high school, Northglenn High, Belmontes transferred to … more

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
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