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District considers weekly late start or early release for all schools

After a March survey and June school board meeting, Jeffco Public Schools is considering its next steps for a plan that could set a weekly late start or early release for all of its schools. The … more

Citizens, district dispute amount of Jeffco bond money charters receive

Hundreds of construction projects will be underway at Jefferson County district schools this summer, funded by the $567 million in bond money approved by voters in November. The district previously outlined how that … more

District-wide effort brings cameras, security glass to Jeffco schools

For dozens of district schools, the summer will usher in important security improvements, with 37 schools receiving new security cameras and nine scheduled to have front doors outfitted with … more

Adopting budget and pay raises, board calls for changes in negotiation process

Thursday’s school board meeting found some board members feeling somewhat “backed into a corner,” in the words of board member Brad Rupert, as the board adopted the district budget for … more

Without low-cost adult ed classes, ‘I couldn’t have gone on in school’

It had been 29 years since Aimee Diehl had last taken a math class. Having struggled with math in high school, the Lakewood resident believed the subject would stand in the way of her going to … more

Jeffco school district considering tearing down old Columbine High School

Dear Jeffco Public Schools parents, staff, students, and community members, On April 20, 1999, the Jeffco community was rocked by the then unimaginable school shooting which took the lives of … more

Adams 12 kindergarten registration begins June 10

All non-charter elementary and K-8 schools in the Five Star District will offer free full-day kindergarten beginning next all and check in and registration opens June 10. Adams 12’s online check-in … more

NORTH 0530 Graduations Holy Family HS

Seniors, teachers and family members gathered at the Holy Family’s Mike Gabriel Statium May 23 for graduation and commencment ceremonies for the Class of 2019. In all, 163 students received their … more

Class of 2019 scholarships boost Rotary past $1 million mark

A record 21 recipients propelled the Rotary Club of Westminster’s scholarship program to more than $1 million awarded since it began in the 1990s. This year’s grantees were presented scholarships … more

'While we may not be invincible ... we are STEM strong'

Standing tall in their royal blue gowns, STEM School Highlands Ranch graduates ignored the dark skies, light rain and dropping temperatures May 20 … more

Westminster High School's Graduation 2019

Seniors, teachers and family members gathered at the Coors Event Center on the University of Colorado Campus May 15 for graduation and commencment ceremonies for the Class of 2019. In all, 413 … more

Mountain Range High School's Graduation 2019

Seniors, teachers and family members gathered at the Coors Event Center on the University of Colorado Campus May 15 for graduation and commencment ceremonies for the Class of 2019. In all, 413 … more

Northglenn High School Class of 2019

Seniors, teachers and family members gathered at the Coors Event Center on the University of Colorado Campus May 13 for graduation and commencment ceremonies for the Class of 2019. In all, 387 … more

Thornton High School Graduation 2019

Seniors, teachers and family members gathered at the Coors Event Center on the University of Colorado Campus May 15 for graduation and commencment ceremonies for the Class of 2019. In all, 303 … more

Standley Lake High School's class of 2019

There were nothing but smiles at the FirstBank Center on May 16 as Standley Lake High School's class of 2019 graduated. Loved ones packed the arena to support and cheer on their graduates. Among … more

Procession honors Kendrick Castillo at memorial service in Highlands Ranch

About 250 Jeep enthusiasts gathered in Highlands Ranch on May 15 to ride in a procession ahead of a celebration of life service for Kendrick Castillo. According to license plates, vehicles came from … more

Supreme learning opportunity

While many of the Westminster High School students had practical questions for Colorado’s Supreme Court Justices and attorneys — questions like what makes a person a legal expert on a given topic … more

Community members welcome STEM students back with words of love

On a cloudless day, the sun beaming down, a small group of parents and children stood along Barrons Boulevard in Highlands Ranch waving posters with words of encouragement. “You are … 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

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
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