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Englewood Public Schools to host info session for board hopefuls

Local residents interested in running for the Englewood Public Schools Board of Education are invited to attend an upcoming information session. Four out of five seats on the board are up for grabs … more

‘In-person learning is here to stay’

After a flurry of schools closed amid COVID-19 outbreaks, Douglas County Schools interim Superintendent Corey Wise had a message for the community recently. “In-person learning is here to stay,” … more

Summer youth camps planned at ACC

The end of the school year is right around the corner, and Arapahoe Community College (ACC) is excited to offer more than 100 camps to help kids and teens stay engaged, active and safe this summer. … more

Snakes in the grass on the move

Even with some scattered rain and snowstorms, the hint of warmer weather leads to more sightings of snakes and other small animals as they prepare for the hot summer months. Isaac Mertens, owner of … more

Project tries to deter mass shootings

Wanting to stop her age group from being known as the generation of “mass shootings,” Shreya Nallapati said she has continued to listen, learn and work to find solutions and answers. Nallapati, a … more

Littleton school board votes to close East Elementary

Littleton Public Schools will consolidate East and Moody elementary schools into a new building on the Moody Elementary campus, the school board decided unanimously on March 30. The decision means … more

Cherry Creek School District picks chief of staff as new superintendent

Two months after the superintendent of one of the largest school districts in the state announced his retirement, the district's school board selected a familiar face to succeed him. The Cherry Creek … more

Littleton Public Schools mulls closing some elementaries

Littleton Public Schools officials are drawing closer to a decision on how to consolidate two north Littleton elementary schools, part of long-term efforts that will likely see the district's 13 … more

Angela Christensen picked to fill Littleton school board vacancy

Angela Christensen will become Littleton Public Schools' newest board member, selected by a unanimous vote of the rest of the board on Feb. 25 to fill the vacancy left after Carrie Warren-Gully was … more

Littleton Public Schools to return to classrooms full-time March 15

Littleton Public Schools is slated to bring all middle and high school students back for full-time, in-person classroom learning starting March 15, more than a month ahead of schedule. “We've heard … more

Students, adults remember Cherry Creek freshman Jack Padilla two years later

Two years after a compassionate Cherry Creek High School freshman died by suicide, his friends and family continue to push for changes in how schools approach students' mental health challenges. Rick … more

Littleton Public Schools' nutrition chief: keep no-charge meals after COVID

The sun did little to chase away the single-digit cold on Feb. 12 as Sarah Kinney hopped from foot to foot outside Arapahoe High School. Standing beside a tall rack loaded with bags of food, Kinney … more

Cherry Creek superintendent to retire at end of spring semester

The superintendent of one of the largest school districts in the state will retire at the end of this school year, a letter to the community announced on Jan. 22. “It has been an honor to serve the … more

For LPS, transition presents challenges

Eliot Ewy was getting pretty tired of online school. After Littleton Public Schools returned to all-online instruction in November, the 7-year-old first-grader at Centennial Elementary spent the tail … more

Littleton Public Schools launches search for new board member

As Carrie Warren-Gully leaves the Littleton Public Schools Board of Education for her new role as a county commissioner, district officials say her replacement should be someone who is ready to leave … more

Teachers must wait for COVID-19 vaccine in Colorado as others given priority

Teachers and other school staff must wait for COVID vaccinations until after first responders and people 70 and older are vaccinated, state officials told local public health agencies Jan. 5. The … more

Englewood students to return in January

Englewood Public Schools plans to bring students back to classrooms for full-day, full-week, in-person instruction after winter break, Superintendent Wendy Rubin said. The district is planning on a … more

With expanded testing, Denver metro school districts hope for January return

Testing for quarantined students, some preemptive testing in schools and modified quarantine requirements are expected to be the ticket to more consistent in-person classes for several school … more

Littleton Public Schools eyes January classroom return

Littleton Public Schools is planning to bring elementary school students back to classrooms for full-week in-person classes in early January, with an eye toward bringing all students back in phases, … more

Cherry Creek School District will stay online-only to end of semester

Citing “minimal reporting” of student COVID-19 cases and a continued high rate of new cases in Arapahoe County and across Colorado, Cherry Creek School District announced that online, or remote, … more
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