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Local team excels at Robot Olympiad

After hauling away 22 awards from December’s International Robot Olympiad, the volunteers behind the Ameribotics team only have eyes for the future. “For the number of kids we brought to competition, statistically these were huge wins,” … more

Englewood High closed by vandalism

Extensive damage caused by vandalism in the wee hours of Sunday morning at Englewood High School has resulted in the school being closed Jan. 13. The bulk of the damage occurred in the newly … more

New Englewood graduation rates show strong growth

Englewood High School leaped forward so much it covered its losses from last year and then some, posting an 11 percentage-point gain in its graduation rate in just one school year, according to … 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

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 schools earn state awards

Two Englewood schools have received awards from the Colorado State Department of Education based on their students' performance on state assessments. Englewood Leadership Academy received the John … more

Polis highlights state preschool program success at Englewood event

Colorado’s blue running shoe-clad governor came to Englewood’s preschool to tour the new building and take a victory lap for the state’s preschool program. “Ask any first-grade teacher: … more

New Englewood preschool building 'brings outside in'

It's easy to mistake the inside of the new Maddox Early Childhood Education Center for something other than a school. But Englewood Schools officials say the district's new preschool building is so … more

Aerospace school possible at Wings Over the Rockies site

Eventually, the new campus at Centennial Airport will be a sprawling, multi-facility effort to solve an ongoing problem in the aerospace industry: It needs more qualified hands. “We just want to be … more

Polis details proposal for full-day kindergarten

Gov. Jared Polis urged lawmakers to act quickly on his plan to offer state-funded full-day kindergarten. Polis told the Joint Education Committee his $227 million plan is a foundation of his new … 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

Culinary arts classes set to begin

Sarah Davis keeps busy receiving and inventorying supplies and equipment as she prepares to teach the new culinary arts classes that begin later this month at Englewood High School. “This is a partial rollout of our program,” Davis said. … more

Demolition days at high school

The powerful engine roared to life Dec. 23 as the excavator began knocking down the walls of the Englewood High School building at 3800 S. Logan St. Crashing walls and roof areas announced the visible start of phase 2 of creation of a seventh- … more

Englewood High School sophomores get support from mentors

On a fall evening at Englewood High School, dozens sat together in the cafeteria to eat and talk — but half of them weren't high schoolers. Junetta Campbell, a sophomore at EHS, was among the … more

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

Computer science training offered for all elementary teachers

A current job search on employment site Indeed.com shows that currently in Colorado there are nearly 1,000 available jobs in the computer science field. Of those jobs, 205 of them offer an estimated … more

Colorado teens celebrate diversity

When Teah Selkin, 18, started at Cherry Creek High as a freshman, she only knew one thing about the school — the common stereotype that Cherry Creek High School is a school for rich, white kids. As … more

Englewood student artists honored in city calendar, council ceremony

The Englewood City Council meeting saw a packed house, but this time, it wasn’t a contentious political issue that drew the crowd. The audience, largely made up of parents and students, watched a … more

Denver teachers vote to strike

Teachers in Denver Public Schools — Colorado's largest school district — are seeking higher pay, among other things. more

New Bishop Elementary School building to 'deepen roots'

The last of Englewood Schools' five construction projects — all undertaken on the strength of a $97.5 million bond voters approved in 2016 — symbolically kicked off Dec. 20 with a groundbreaking … more
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