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Classes continue at Fort Lupton High School despite circulated threats

The Weld Re-8 School District became the latest in a series of school districts to face rumored threats to school safety.   In a district website post Sept. 23, Weld Re-8 Superintendent … more

Adams City HS gets all-clear for regular day Sept. 22

Adams City High School students returned to class Sept. 22 after an unsubstantiated threat closed the building the day before. A combined investigation between Adams  District 14 officials … more

Arapahoe County Sheriff swears in Riley, Cherry Creek schools’ first therapy dog

Laughter and applause erupted from the crowd as Riley, a black Labrador puppy, was sworn into office by Arapahoe County Sheriff Tyler Brown on Sept. 12 at the agency’s outdoor K-9 training … more

State board of education restores accreditation to Adams 14 School District

The state board of education had some good news for the Adams 14 School District Sept. 14. It restored the district's accreditation during the board's meeting in Colorado Springs. The vote was … more

Daniels Scholarship Program applications open

Colorado high-school seniors can apply to become a 2023 Daniels Scholar and receive up to $100,000 towards their college degree. The program provides a chance for students to attend the college of … more

  Pediatric dentistry practices celebrate grand opening

Businesses that provide pediatric dentistry in Adams County are going to celebrate their joint grand opening at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 22, at Adams County’s first community resource hub, 7190 Colorado … more

Cherry Creek School District outperforms statewide test scores

Cherry Creek School District’s 2022 standardized test scores outstripped the statewide performance but didn’t escape the troubling trend of test scores falling below 2019 numbers. more

Heritage High School in Littleton to celebrate 50 years during event Sept. 24

The Littleton Public Schools community is invited to celebrate Heritage High School's 50-year-anniversary during an event Sept. 24. more

Littleton Public Schools marks opening of new elementary

A consolidation of students and staff from Highland, Franklin, and Mark Twain elementary, Gudy Gaskill had been under construction since May 2021. more

A tale of two trends: School districts grapple with teacher shortage, student enrollment

As several school districts around the immediate Denver area have lost large numbers of students during the coronavirus pandemic, some districts — including ones in rural places and the outskirts of the Denver metro area — are seeing a different trend. more

Panel to 27J: Wait for mill-levy override

With 27J Schools Superintendent Chris Fiedler’s words as a backdrop, a 15-member panel of Brighton citizens examined the district’s finances and made a presentation to the 27J … more

COVID discussions continue as Colorado students return to school

As students walk back into classrooms in the fourth school year amid the coronavirus pandemic, parents may find themselves wondering: When can we stop worrying about COVID-19? more

27J breaks ground for Brighton STEM/CTE Center

Though construction has been going on for a while, dignitaries from the city of Brighton, 27J Schools and Brighton High School students were in attendance Aug. 11 for a groundbreaking ceremony for … more

Adams 14 board president resigns

Adams 14 board of education President Ramona Lewis resigned. The announcemenet came from the district July 19; the resignation took effect July 17. Her term on the board began in 2019. A press … more

Views differ on whether high schools should stop naming valedictorians

Soon after the Cherry Creek School District in Arapahoe County announced it would stop designating valedictorians in its high schools, the criticism started pouring in. more

Adams 14 files complaint with state board of education

The ongoing war of words between the Adams 14 School District and the Colorado State Board of Education is heading for a court hearing.  The district filed a complaint for judicial review … more

What the end of universal free meals means for Englewood and Littleton schools

For Englewood and Littleton schools, universal free meals ended after Congress failed to include billions in funding for the program in its $1.5 trillion 2022 budget. It means districts will have to contend with feeding less as the rules around who can receive free and reduced meals tightens.  more

The cost of college is driving students down

For many students attending college or preparing to start that educational journey, the cost weighs heavy. Teenagers and young adults suffer from anxiety and struggle with mental health more than … more

PHOTOS: Graduates at Colorado’s Finest get warm sendoff in Englewood

A rowdy, supportive crowd watched dozens of students walk the stage to receive their diplomas at the Colorado's Finest High School of Choice graduation ceremony. more

Parents ask RE-8 board to keep FLHS football program

The Weld Re-8 school board heard pleas to keep the Fort Lupton High School football program May 26. They … more
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