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Dylan Mathias, Golden The 5-foot-7 sophomore returned a punt 45 yards for a touchdown late in the third quarter in a 33-24 football victory over Gateway on Nov. 3. Kaylie Berens, Pomona The … more
Incumbents Brad Rupert and Susan Harmon won the two contested races on the Jefferson County Board of Education. Incumbent Ron Mitchell is running unopposed for … more
School board is effective We need effective government in all areas. That’s exactly what we’ve seen from the Jeffco School Board these past two years. This diverse, five-member board has given … more
Alarm bells about school board racesUntil 2015, school board races got little to no attention. In fact, in 2013 school board races had so little attention in Jeffco, three candidates were elected … more
Eighth-grader Morgan Fritzler is working to improve her self-awareness. “Sometimes, I have anxiety and perfectionist issues and I expect myself to get everything on the first try,” Fritzler, 12, said. “It makes me feel frustrated.” But … more
There are three seats up for election this year for the Jefferson County School District's Board of Education.  All candidates are listed below, grouped by seat and alphabetic order. Click on … more
Attorney and businessman Brad Rupert has lived in Arvada and Jefferson County for 34 years. He has served as board president for the Arvada Chamber of Commerce and Arvada Food Bank. The Arvada Chamber named named him its Man of the Year in 2011. He … more
As Election Day 2017 approaches, voters need to begin comparing and contrasting the various candidates seeking public office in their communities. With that in mind, Colorado Community Media asked the candidates to answer some simple questions in … more
For anyone who did not know, the Jefferson County school board recently released CMAS state test results. I was happy to see some gains but shocked that 50 percent of third graders do not meet the … more
Isn’t it time balance returned to the Jeffco school board? Don’t we need a couple of board members willing to ask what needs to happen to improve student achievement? I think yes, and … more
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