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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
Jefferson County voters will elect three out of five members for the Board of Education, which is the policy-making body of the Jefferson County School District. Five members serve alternating four-year terms on the board, and all members are … more
Gianna Walker,Wheat Ridge Walker, a senior outfielder, had a banner day in the 17-6 softball win over Green Mountain on Sept. 19 with four hits, four runs scored, four runs batted in and three … more
Brady High School student Melody Soto wasn’t sure what to expect the first time she met with her mentor, Ashley Becker. “I thought I could only talk about certain things and had to be a certain way,” said Soto, who aims to graduate from … 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
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