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Nerves were high, but so was musicality as 15 Jefferson County high school marching bands took the field for their first performance of the season at the Jeffco Marching Band Festival held Sept. 19 … more
Quilt museum free dayA Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) free day will be offered at the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum, 200 Violet St., Suite 140, in Golden, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. … more
Schools choice, transparency and opportunities for all students were hot topics at the first Jefferson County Board of Education candidate forum held Sept. 13 at Wheat Ridge High School. The forum, presented by Support Jeffco Kids and Arvadans for … more
John Voehl lives something of a double life. A retired Lockheed aerospace engineer from Littleton, he’s a devoted husband and grandfather. But to thousands of people across the country, he’s Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president. Voehl is … more
Every sixth grader in Jefferson County Schools spends a week at one of the districts two outdoor labs, Mt. Evans or Windy Peaks. Soon, those students will be learning in new greenhouse classrooms set for completion this fall. “Our whole mission … more
Cottonwood, catalpa, silver maple, blue spruce and white oak are the fastest-growing tree varietals for Colorado’s Front Range communities, while hawthorn, piñon pine and hackberry are some of the slowest growers, according to a report by the … more
Teachers, students and alumni of Westminster’s Crown Pointe Academy will celebrate the charter school’s 20th anniversary with  “It’s probably the first charter school in the area,” said Keith Ouweneel, school director. “We might … more
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
The registration table was scattered with badges, each one with the face of someone who lost their life on Sept. 11, 2001. As the American flag flapped in the wind, attached to two fire truck … more
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