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Westminster HS grad goes in-person

Perhaps it's a sign of changing times. New guidelines surrounding coronavirus mean Westminster High School's class of 2021 will be able to graduate in person. The ceremony is set for 9 a.m. Saturday, … more

Adams 12 to create permanent online school

Adams 12 Five Star Schools is developing a plan for remote learning during the 2021-21 school year and beyond. The learning model that the district boosted during the COVID-19 pandemic will take on a … more

Esquibel stepping down from Northglenn Council

After nearly six years on Northglenn City Council, Antonio Esquibel will step down on June 11. “I must now reconsider my priorities. A new chapter is opening up,” he said at an April 12 meeting. … more

Meet the new Jeffco Public Schools superintendent

The position of superintendent for the Jeffco Public Schools district can be harrowing. It is a that invite public scrutiny of your every action. It is a position that is often a lightning rod for … more

Plans for Adams 12 proms and graduation solidified

Adams 12 Five Star Schools is having prom and graduation, Superintendent Chris Gdowski updated the board at an April 7 meeting. The district’s five high schools are all having proms. The first one … more

Jeffco Schools names superintendent finalist

Jefferson County Board of Education announced the selection of Tracy Dorland as its final candidate for superintendent of Jeffco Public Schools on March 25. Dorland has served as Deputy … more

Adams 12 board has preliminary discussion on 2021-22 budget

The Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education began a likely lengthy and complicated budget approval process for the 2021-22 school year at its March 17 meeting. Technically, the board will be … more

Jeffco Schools names finalist for new Superintendent 

On March 25, the Jefferson County Board of Education announced the selection of Tracy Dorland as their final candidate for superintendent of Jeffco Public Schools. Dorland has served as Deputy … more

Grad rates improve, but officials unsure of future

Administrators and school board directors in Adams County’s largest school districts are celebrating graduation rates for the 2019-20 school years. Westminster Public Schools’ four-year … more

Recall election litigation moves forward

They say the wheels of justice grind way too slow. That is true in the pending litigation brought against the City of Westminster by the Westminster Water Warriors. The plaintiff is fighting the … more

Tri-County on board with Adams 12 in-person learning plan

Dr. John Douglas, executive director of Tri-County Health Department, gave a measured stamp of approval to Adams 12 Five Star Schools’ plan to bring secondary level students back for full-time, … more

Adams 12 to hire consultant for equity review

Adams 12 Five Star Schools will hire a consultant to review equity and inclusivity in the district for students and staff of color. The board of education expressed its continued support for the … more

Providing the opportunity for every child to play a musical instrument

For years, students in the music program at the Denver Green School Southeast Campus in Denver’s Virginia Vale neighborhood had to share musical instruments because the school simply did not have … more

Jeffco Schools declares a remote-only day for Thursday, Feb. 25

Jeffco Public Schools will conduct an all-remote learning day on Thursday, February 25 due to weather and road conditions. School buildings and other district buildings are closed. For students in … more

Adams 12 Schools partners with Aims

A collaboration between Aims Community College, the Adams 12 school district and local fire stations hopes to create the next generation of rescue first responders. “I feel it’s important because … more

Jeffco school board special session includes January restart plan

A plan to get some kids back in the classroom by late January was unveiled in a special session of the Jeffco School Board, Wednesday, Dec 16, 2020.  Interim Superintendent Kristopher Schuh started … more

Pumper Car provides an outlet and an incentive for ASD students at Arvada elementary school

Dalton Minor enjoys riding the Pumper Car, and “fast,” as he will tell you. The Fitzmorris Elementary School student is quite adept at showing how it works, pushing his hands out as if he is … more

Jeffco school board appoints Rick Rush to vacant seat

Rick Rush was appointed to fill the open seat on the Jeffco Board of Education by active board members in a meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 8. He was sworn in by Judge Jeffrey Pilkington during a … more

Chalkbeat: Jeffco school board member resigns, leaving opening

The five-member Jeffco school board soon will have an open seat. Board member Ron Mitchell announced his resignation during a board meeting Thursday night citing health needs and a desire to spend … more

Westminster opts to keep students home

Officials at Westminster Public Schools had hoped a two-week break from in person learning would be enough to tamp down on problems from COVID-19, at least until after Thanksgiving. “We worked so … more
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