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Englewood Schools wants Colorado's Finest removed from rankings

After ratings from the Colorado Department of Education revealed disappointing results for Englewood Schools, the district is looking to remove Colorado's Finest High School of Choice, an alternative … more

Aerospace middle school Colorado Skies Academy opens at Centennial Airport

The awkward middle school years got an exciting boost for many students last week when Colorado Skies Academy opened at Centennial Airport. “It was very exciting the see students actively engaged … more

State test results are in for Englewood Schools

Standardized test score results from the Colorado Department of Education are in, and now Englewood Schools has data to better understand student success. While some schools are celebrating success … more

Reporter Stories: First Day of School at STEM, last day for our reporter

We talk with our Douglas County School District reporter Alex DeWind on her last day about covering the first day of school at Highlands Ranch's STEM School. more

Kicking off the school year with a new Cherrelyn Elementary

Cherrelyn Elementary School students, family members and community members received a tour of the new elementary school building on Aug. 9. The K-6 school comprises more than 40,000 square feet and … more

New Cherrelyn Elementary on countdown to opening

As the new Cherrelyn Elementary School prepares to open, Englewood Schools Superintendent Wendy Rubin says the appreciation of Cherrelyn runs deep in the community. The K-6 elementary school has been … more

Pair of local principals honored

When Bobbie Skaggs, principal of Colorado's Finest High School of Choice in Englewood, found out she was being honored as principal of the year, she thought it was a joke. “When I first heard, it … more

ACC Foundation receives $80,000 grant

The Arapahoe Community College Foundation has received an $80,000 grant from the Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation to develop and implement the RESPECT Initiative (Readying, Educating, Supporting, … more

Students gain from mentor program

The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado’s mentor2.0 program is making a call for volunteers. The program, which anticipates working with 250 students at Englewood High School this upcoming school … more

Englewood Schools to keep Clayton bus route for coming year

Englewood resident Alyssa Gilger doesn’t own a vehicle, so she takes light rail to her job next to the Capitol building in Denver. Her fourth-grade son at Clayton Elementary School takes the bus to … more

Englewood Schools: What the new grads are saying

Englewoood High School Triston Hercules Flamenco What will you always remember about your time in high school? I will always remember my friends. I created a lot of fun memories with my friends that … more

'While we may not be invincible ... we are STEM strong'

Standing tall in their royal blue gowns, STEM School Highlands Ranch graduates ignored the dark skies, light rain and dropping temperatures May 20 … more

Englewood High graduates a proud class

With a graduating class of a little more than 70 students, Englewood High is a small school, especially in the middle of the Denver metro area — but its pride showed at its 2019 graduation … more

Bear Creek Class of 2019 Graduation

Rain pounded Red Rocks Amphitheatre as Bear Creek High School was preparing to celebrate the class of 2019's graduation. Once the rain went away, the sun shined bright on the seniors who finally … more

Procession honors Kendrick Castillo at memorial service in Highlands Ranch

About 250 Jeep enthusiasts gathered in Highlands Ranch on May 15 to ride in a procession ahead of a celebration of life service for Kendrick Castillo. According to license plates, vehicles came from … more

Community members welcome STEM students back with words of love

On a cloudless day, the sun beaming down, a small group of parents and children stood along Barrons Boulevard in Highlands Ranch waving posters with words of encouragement. “You are … more

Documents reveal dispute between sheriff's office, STEM over resource officer contract

Documents distributed as part of a news release by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office on May 10 show disagreement, and some underlying tension, led to the discontinuation of a contract that provided … more

STEM denies allegations made by anonymous parent

The executive director of STEM School Highlands Ranch adamantly denies allegations made by an anonymous school parent that the school's climate and culture are out of control. "I can't even fathom … more

STEM School students walk out of shooting vigil amid frustration

A vigil that brought politicians, activists and several hundred students and parents to Highlands Ranch High School after the nearby STEM School shooting devolved into chaos and chants, with many students expressing frustration with the event’s political overtones on gun policy. more

Jeffco’s young readers, writers honored at annual ceremony

Todd Fahnestock writes because it makes magic. “And because it makes lives and because it saves lives,” he said. “Writers … created heroes to look up to when my real-life heroes had failed … more
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