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With Jefferson County bus driver shortage at peak, student athletes miss hours of classtime

What happens when there’s a school bus driver shortage? A chain reaction, said Autumn Sereno, assistant principal and athletic coach at Lakewood’s Green Mountain High School. The chain of events … more

YES on Prop CC because our state is worth the investment

Did you know that Colorado is not permitted to use all of the revenue it collects to invest in critical services that we all depend upon? This is because of antiquated budget formulas that were … more

Bollman renovations give career programs a lift

The auto repair lab at Thornton’s Bollman Technical Center, with numerous bays and lifts and brand new sets of tools, is the envy of professional shops, according to the school’s students. “It … more

Local conference to give ‘grandparenting’ tips for the 21st century

After nearly 200 grandparents attended Arvada’s first grand-parenting conference in 2018, Arvada resident Pat Whiteley and her co-planners will bring back the conference for its second year on … more

Teacher contract, test results prompt budget changes

Student standardized test results came back just in time for the first regular school board meeting on Sept. 5, at which board members pressed for answers on how the district would improve for 2020. … more

Construction wraps on Adams 12 STEM Lab

When students return to Adams District 12’s STEM Lab School next week, they’ll get to spread out a little now that building reconstruction is finished. They’ll also find a school that’s been … more

Adams 12 breaks ground on new career school

Adams 12’s new career and technical school will feature classes heavy on emergency services and construction when it opens next year. A group of school district and municipal officials were joined … more

Metz Elementary now Metropolitan Arts

Most adults remember learning history in school by reading history books and watching grainy black and white movies on an overhead projector. Math often entailed repeatedly doing times tables charts … 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

'Sick-out' closes two high schools

An empty parking lot symbolizes more than a school closure. Late Thursday evening, Standley Lake and Conifer high schools canceled classes for Friday, Sept. 19, following a … more

Jeffco school board legal costs may rise

Jeffco Schools Board of Education's recent hiring of a Colorado Springs attorney Brad A. Miller, could cost the district an additional $90,000 this year. Hired by a 3-2 vote (Ken Witt, Julie … more

An hour of computer skills goes a long way

Second- and third-graders at Arapahoe Ridge Elementary School know the code, the technology code that is. The students recently participated in the nationwide Hour of Code event during annual Computer Science Education Week, a celebration geared to … more
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