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Educator Dianna Henn, who provides instruction to teachers, says the key to learning just about anything else might be learning penmanship. “When you want to remember something, how do you usually do it? You write it down,” said Henn, an … more
Both challengers in the Jefferson County Board of Education race oppose the shift of sixth-graders to middle school and are concerned about the stress school closures brings to a community. “I know the devastation closing Pleasant View caused … more
Two last minute challengers filed to run for Jefferson County Board of Education. Three incumbents, board president Ron Mitchell, Susan Harmon and Brad Rupert will seek reelection for their seats, which they acquired in 2015 after the recall of … more
The goal: To read 30 million minutes for the Jefferson County Library Foundation to donate $500 to the Foothills Animal Shelter. And Jeffco readers far exceeded expectations. The goal was met on July 25, but everybody kept on reading, reaching … more
Thornton High School students returning from summer break came back to the school’s newest addition — a school-based health clinic that was completed over the summer. Students have been involved in the creation of the clinic, including … more
A Horizon High School teacher who focuses on teaching language skills to English language learners is one of seven finalists for the state Teacher of the Year award. Amy Rehberg, a 24-year veteran teacher at Adams 12 Five Star School’s Horizon … more
Jack Maher can often be seen around Jefferson County schools, always with his black cap, a Sony Alpha 77 II camera, a mini-tripod and an extra lens. Sometimes, he brings along his larger Sony 4K video camera, the much-smaller GoPro cameras, a … more
The Jefferson County Board of Education met for its first study session of the 2017-18 school year the morning of Wednesday, Aug. 2 at the Windy Peak Outdoor Lab School just outside Bailey. The agenda included orienting new superintendent Dr. … more
New and expecting moms throughout the Colorado now have access to free, safe place for babies to sleep with the Colorado launch of the baby box. The Baby Box Co., the company behind the global initiative to equip expecting families with vital … more
Amy Rehberg, who teaches English to immigrant students at Horizon High School, comes from a family of educators. Her parents, grandmothers, and several aunts, uncles and cousins are teachers. But Rehberg decided to take a different career path … more
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