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Imagine being stuck in a mine shaft, without knowing how to safely escape. Or picture an isolated oil or gas refinery, where something goes wrong and help is an hour away. These are just a few of the very real scenarios employees in heavy … more
The word of the day was “power” as young women from local middle and high schools converged to celebrate the impact unified and empowered women have on the world. “You are totally in control of who you are and what you can do,” said Missy … more
When she graduated from Heritage High School in 2013, Maggie Cullen didn’t think going to college was in her future. But … more
Robots race at each other in a metallic frenzy, scooping up balls, gears and sprockets as quickly as they can. The collected parts are brought back to their stations and the fuel is loaded before the propellers can start to turn. “The idea … more
In the wake of a new state law requiring school districts in Colorado to allow for medical marijuana use by approved students, Littleton Public Schools is developing a policy guiding use. Affected students make up a very small subset of students … more
Shepherd of the Hills Christian School in Centennial was closed Dec. 14 due to an outbreak of suspected norovirus affecting students and teachers. Principal Lisa Jennings said that about 20 … more
Jordan Smith, a fifth-grade student from Golden View Classical Academy in Golden, stood on the steps of the state Capitol and spoke about her school and the opportunities it provides. She said she … more
The Dictionary Project has provided dictionaries to third-graders for more than 20 years. But Littleton Rotary Club and Centennial Academy of Fine Arts take it a step further by also giving students thesauruses as fourth-graders. Rotary member … more
Carrie Warren-Gully, vice president of the Littleton Public Schools Board of Directors, has taken over as president of the Colorado Association of School Boards. Warren-Gully assumed her new role on Dec. 11 at the CASB annual conference. She will … more
In Littleton Public Schools, teachers and administrators want to know the answers to four questions: What is essential for students to learn? How will we know when each student has learned it? How will we respond when a student experiences … more
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