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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

Timeline established for vacant board seat

The application window for the final seat on the Englewood Schools Board of Education is officially open, after not enough people filed to run for the board to spur an election. The school board … more

C-Lab aims to restructure higher ed using blockchain tech

For those working in higher education, there’s no shortage of possible solutions when it comes to inequity or student debt said Taylor Kendal, chief strategy adviser at education nonprofit Learning … more

STEM victims claim injury, wrongful death against school and district

Victims of the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting, including the parents of slain senior Kendrick Castillo, have begun the process of suing the school and the Douglas County School District for … 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

ACC faculty member honored for teaching with technology

An economics faculty member at Arapahoe Community College is the recipient of the 2020 Jerome Wartgow Teaching with Technology Award from the Colorado Community College System. Joan Anderssen, who … more

Englewood Schools nixes Clayton Elementary bus route

By the time fall hits and the new school year arrives, some Clayton Elementary School students will have to find a different way to get to school. The Englewood School Board unanimously voted — … more

Englewood students learn about aviation

There was a feeling of excitement at the soccer field at the Englewood campus in the chilly December air. About 360 students from Englewood Middle School were about to have an education experience … more

New Bishop Elementary welcomes students

William Bishop wanted Englewood students to be all they could be, according to his son, Ned Bishop. Bishop served as superintendent for Englewood Schools from 1954 up until his death in 1968, and he … more

Maddox preschool honored for Young Athletes program

When Englewood resident Heather Roberts was in the third trimester of her pregnancy, her daughter Violet suffered a pediatric stroke on the left side of her brain. As a result of that stroke, Violet … more

Englewood solidifies school board

The Englewood School Board is ready to get the ball rolling after a unanimous 4-0 vote on Nov. 14 to choose Steven Leflar for the board's vacant seat. Leflar was sworn into his position at a Nov. 19 … more

Teen suicide PSAs released by coalition of Colorado state offices, parents, teens

When the impact of a suicide started to take a toll on Jim Janicek's kids, he knew he had to do something. “My kids go to Arapahoe High School,” Janicek told a crowd at the Ralph L. Carr Colorado … more

New Bishop Elementary building to welcome kids

At Bishop Elementary School in Englewood, things have been a bit different since January for the 211 students who attend the K-6 school. Bishop Elementary students have been spending their school … 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

Making a connection

On a hot day at Belleview Park in Englewood, students, families and faculty of Colorado Connections Academy, an online K-12 school, gathered for a back-to-school picnic on Sept. 17. The picnic had … 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

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

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

ACC registered apprenticeship programs get grant

Arapahoe Community College has received a $140,000 grant from the American Association of Community Colleges to support the expansion of the college’s registered apprenticeship programs. The AACC … more
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