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5 things to know: Campus will lead to college, trades

Out in the wide-open grassland in the Dove Valley area just south of Centennial, construction workers are raising a new campus that will offer curriculum focused on “real-world skills” and … more

4 county preschools earn seed grants to create outdoor learning areas

Four early childhood learning centers in Arapahoe County have been selected as Colorado Early Childhood Health Outdoors seed grant sites. Healthy, natural and affordable are the foundations of the … more

ACC Foundation receives $100K endowment

The Arapahoe Community College Foundation has received a $100,000 endowment from the Nathan B. and Florence R. Burt Foundation to fund scholarships for students enrolled in the college’s business … more

Preventing dropouts among pregnant, parenting students

During her sophomore year of high school, Leslie Belmontes found out she was pregnant. Not feeling like she could continue at her traditional high school, Northglenn High, Belmontes transferred to … more

Centennial leases fiber lines to Cherry Creek schools

The Cherry Creek School District has signed a lease to use the City of Centennial's fiber-optic cable lines. The fiber lines will provide fast internet to the district's new building for its … more

Charter schools vie for bigger share of mill levy pie

Littleton Public Schools' Board of Education threw support behind a plan that would increase the amount of mill levy override funding they share with Littleton's charter schools, while retaining … more

Project aims to connect University of Denver, community

The University of Denver has announced a large-scale development plan that will change the landscape of the campus with the addition of more retail and dining outlets. The school unveiled the Denver … more

As state cuts back, college student costs soar in Colorado

In 2000, Colorado taxpayers footed 68 percent of the costs of a college degree, with students chipping in about one-third. Two decades and two recessions later, that ratio has nearly flipped as state … more

National child care company expands to Colorado

New Horizon Academy, a Minnesota-based family-owned and operated child care provider, has begun construction of its first Colorado school at the Denver Tech Center, 10472 E. Easter Ave., Centennial. … more

Libraries engage all ages with summer reading

The branches of Arapahoe Libraries will be a circus this summer. The Step Right Up and Read summer reading program kicks off June 2 and continues through July 29. Each branch has a number of themed … more

Littleton High seniors get warm send-off

A joyous crowd under glorious sunshine cheered the Littleton High School Class of 2018 on May 25 as the seniors became graduates and launched the next steps of their life journeys. The sense of … more

Arapahoe grads look ahead to bright future

With many students draped in honors sashes, the Arapahoe High School class of 2018 stepped into adult life on May 24 with high prospects. The class snagged a cumulative $23 million in scholarships, … more

Heritage grads strut their stuff on stage

A cooperative cloud shaded the Heritage High School class of 2018 as they strutted, shimmied and danced across the stage for their diplomas at Littleton Public Schools stadium on May 23. “How many … more

'We are Creek': Achievement, diversity mark Cherry Creek High graduation

A Spanish-speaking student who worked 30 hours a week to enable himself to attend college. A DACA — or undocumented — student who thanked her parents and teachers in a speech through tears. A … more

Littleton High School Class of 2018: What have you learned that you will carry with you for the rest of your life?

I've learned how to be a good person more about what I love and hate. I want to spread inclusivity. I want to be a good role model and be the sort of person that everyone can find a friend in. I want … more

Q&A with Zach Maguire, Littleton High School graduate

I did soccer all four years. I was the captain of the soccer team. I also did National Honors Society, Greenhouse Club and Ultimate Frisbee. What are your plans after graduation? I’m going to the … more

Q&A with Bryson Franck, Heritage High School graduate

I was on the varsity cheerleading team for three years, and was captain the last year. I was on the Ambassador executive leadership team. We helped out at school events and conferences, and also … more

Heritage High School Class of 2018: What have you learned that you will carry with you for the rest of your life?

While at Heritage, I've gotten to see a wide variety of personalities and values. This has helped me be better prepared to work in groups and accept different viewpoints and outcomes later in life. … more

Q&A with Maria Alsubhi, Englewood High School graduate

Alsubhi was involved in career and technical student organizations at Englewood High School, including Future Business Leaders of America. She’s also involved in theater in stage management. … more

Q&A with Brianna Botcher, Colorado's Finest High School of Choice graduate

Botcher was involved in cheerleading, choir and theater, playing a lead role in all the musicals she participated in. She plans to go to the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley to major in … more
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