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Adams 14 files complaint with state board of education

The ongoing war of words between the Adams 14 School District and the Colorado State Board of Education is heading for a court hearing.   The district filed a complaint for judicial review … more

PHOTOS: Thousands of Cherry Creek School District graduates reach finish line

Thousands of students in Cherry Creek School District persevered through a high school journey shaped by the pandemic, finally receiving their diplomas in late May. more

Parents ask RE-8 board to keep FLHS football program

The Weld Re-8 school board heard pleas to keep the Fort Lupton High School football program May 26. They … more

Arapahoe Community College closing in Parker, DCSD taking over

Arapahoe Community College is closing its Parker campus after the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education agreed to sell the building to the Douglas County School District May … more

Pressure to succeed is costing kids their childhoods

As we forge forward through the 2020s, the pressure for youth to succeed is starting to impact kids as early as preschool and could be robbing of them of their childhood as societal demands create … more

A personal essay: Crying can be helpful

Recently, I found a dark, quiet place in my school and I cried. I mean, I ugly cried -- there was snot and hiccups and a wad of tissues. I cried because I hadn’t been sleeping well. I cried because … more

Educators reflect on expectations and pressures students face

Douglas County School District has an 83% graduation rate across its 16 high schools. Most of those graduates have been told throughout their education that they should attend college after high … more

Kiowa Schools will keep Indians mascot

The Kiowa School District won its year-long battle to keep its Indians mascot on May 19, when the Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs voted to allow the district to keep the Indians name and imagery. more

Fort Lupton football program may be on the chopping block

The Weld Re-8 board of education pointed its budget eyes toward the Fort Lupton High School athletic program during a May 12 workshop. The area of specific interest was the Bluedevils' football … more

Adams 14 loses state accreditation, must partner for reorganization

DENVER -- The Adams 14 School District will reorganine, thanks to a pair of actions from the state board of education May 10. The board removed the district's accreditation and ordered it to … more

Fort Lupton teacher honored after 31 years in the school district

For 31 years, Angeles Navarro taught many generations of students in the Weld Re-8 School District from elementary to high school.  Navarro migrated from Guanajuato, Mexico to Fort Lupton and … more

Douglas County funds second youth community response team

More students experiencing a mental health crisis in Douglas County schools will soon have access to trained responders after the Douglas County commissioners funded an expansion of the … more

Parents to Re-8 board: School bullying has to stop 

To paraphrase the late actor Peter Finch in the movie “Network,” a handful of Weld RE-8 School District parents are mad about bullying and they’re not going to take … more

Weld Re-8 ponders use of Narcan for emergencies

The Weld Re-8 School District nurse wants the district to allow the use of Narcan in emergency situations. Paula Samide made the request of the school board during an April 28 … more

Parker student receives prestigious Daniels Scholarship

Jade Gromer was at work as a manager at Dutch Bros Coffee when she got the news she had been waiting for. Surrounded by customers and other workers, the Chaparral High School senior opened up the … more

Cherry Creek School District students walk out in protest amid unlawful sexual contact case

Students walked out at some Cherry Creek School District high schools and middle schools “to raise awareness of sexual assault,” according to letters the school district sent families. One alleged case appeared to be at the center of the concerns. more

‘We’re on the air’

Behind the mic. Behind a camera. Setting up streams and the behind-the-scenes pieces that go into on-air … more

Douglas County Schools deputy superintendent leaving role

One of the two Douglas County Schools deputy superintendents will be leaving his cabinet position and returning to work as a district principal. As a deputy superintendent, Andy Abner  … more

State board to Adams 14: Come back with co-management plan

DENVER -- The Colorado State Board of Education told Adams 14 School District officials to present a co-management plan next month. The vote from the state board was unanimous. A subcommittee … more

STEM names Kovalesky interim director

STEM School Highlands Ranch announced Tuesday its head of the elementary school will take over the executive director position.  Lynann Kovalesky was named interim executive director through … more
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