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School may be mostly remote next year in Jeffco

Next year in Jeffco Public Schools, “we want to create the opportunity for our students to be in our schools,” said Kristopher Schuh, deputy superintendent, during a May 13 board of education … more

School-level cuts, furlough days included in Jeffco Public Schools budget suggestions

Jeffco Public Schools leaders are continuing to build the 2020-2021 academic year budget, and while the state has yet to give a final number on the cuts JPS is looking at, school board members did … more

Many decisions to be made in a short period of time

As the current school year winds down, Adams 12 Superintendent Chris Gdowski said he and his staff are trying to plot out what the next year will offer. “We are going to have a lot of really tough … more

Virtual, delayed graduations the rule for high schools

Area high schools are handling the job of honoring their graduating seniors differently this year, thanks to COVID-19 and two-months long public shut down. Some will wait out the pandemic, opting for … more

Faces on parade

One teacher had a simple message for her students taped to the side of her car. “I Miss your Face.” It was one of dozens of personal cars belonging to Shaw Heights Middle School teachers as they … more

Jeffco Schools preparing for roughly $34 million in cuts

Since the coronavirus outbreak began, school district officials have been prepared to make some reductions to the budget for 2020-2021. But an April 21 letter to the community from Superintendent … more

Jeffco high school graduations postponed until August

With May graduation ceremonies canceled because of the pandemic, Jeffco high schools are organizing to hold graduations in August instead. An April 10 announcement from the school district outlined … more

Jeffco school district uncertain about staff raises after COVID-19 crisis

An early March estimate showed Jeffco Public Schools may have around $17 million to allocate in its 2020-2021 budget, but at its April 2 meeting, the Board of Education learned that the ongoing … more

Denver metro area school districts close for the school year

As Colorado braces for the COVID-19 peak to hit, 14 Denver metro area school districts jointly announced they will remain closed to in-person learning for the remainder of the school year. … more

In-person learning will not resume this school year in Jeffco

After previously suspending in-person learning through April 30, Jeffco Public Schools sent out an April 3 letter announcing that school buildings will remain closed for the rest of the school year. … more

Jeffco sports spring trips, games canceled

In the second week of March, the Wheat Ridge High boys’ baseball team learned that the team’s spring break trip, a tournament in Phoenix, had been canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. A … more

To make online learning work, Jefferson County teachers get creative

Every year at Arvada's Drake Middle School, students taking family and consumer science look forward to the cooking unit above all. So, when teacher Kristina Herrin learned that the unit would … more

Disenfecting the schools

With students and teachers scheduled to be working remotely from their homes through April 17, crews at Westminster Public Schools took the time to disinfect every inch of the buildings, an effort to … more

Schools working to take classwork online

It isn’t so easy to replicate a school day if the schools are closed for a whole series of days. “But we’ve had a few positive comments on our district Facebook page,” Oliver Grenham, chief … more

School meals offered by Adams 12, Westminster Public School districts

School meal pickup times Families can pick up meals for their students daily at one of the following locations. Times vary. Adams 12 Schools 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Horizon High School Legacy High … more

Here's what remote learning looks like in Jeffco

March 12, Jeffco Public Schools announced it would be closing all school buildings the following week, leaving district and school employees a matter of days to ensure that, by March 17, tens of … more

State looks to build policy roadmap for better jobs

Government and education officials agreed at a March 12 Northglenn meeting that good education could change the state’s economy for the better. State policy now is shaping what those education … more

Jeffco community faces new obstacles as school goes online for COVID-19

Six months ago, John Ford wouldn’t have believed that one day, the entire district would transfer all schools to temporary online learning, said Ford, a Jeffco parent and president of teachers … more

School no longer canceled March 19 in Jeffco

There will be school as normal for Jefferson County Public School students on March 19. After announcing that all Jeffco schools would close Thursday, March 19 because of a lack of available teachers … more

State education rally leads more schools to announce closing March 19

More school districts across Colorado will close March 19, letting teachers participate in the CEA Educator Day of Action, a rally at the State Capitol to promote public funding for education. Adams … more
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