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2020 National Merit semifinalists named

Semifinals in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program have been announced. The program honors individual students who show exceptional academic ability and potential for success in rigorous … more

Cherry Creek school board forum sees three of four candidates speak

It may as well have been the Angela Garland show at Eaglecrest High School during the first Cherry Creek school board candidate forum of the campaign season. “All areas of the district should be … more

High marks but little change on state tests at LPS

Littleton Public Schools continued a trend of high scores on state assessment tests, though officials say there’s still a ways to go to meet state goals. LPS students performed well above state … more

Legend, Grandview named finalists for Succeeds Prize

Legend High School and Grandview High School were recently named finalists for The Succeeds Prize, a competitive statewide awards program to honor schools, districts and teachers who are reimagining … more

Cherry Creek School District test scores see little change

The high-performing Cherry Creek School District put up numbers comparable to last year on its 2019 standardized test scores, but officials emphasized that those statistics are only one part of the … more

Aerospace middle school Colorado Skies Academy opens at Centennial Airport

The awkward middle school years got an exciting boost for many students last week when Colorado Skies Academy opened at Centennial Airport. “It was very exciting the see students actively engaged … more

LPS students head back to class

School was back in session for Littleton Public Schools students on Aug. 16, and for sixth-graders at Newton Middle School, that meant going to a new school. They'll get yet another new school before … more

Comcast awards scholarships to area students

Comcast awarded $75,000 in scholarships to 30 college-bound students across Colorado, including students from the metro Denver area, as part of the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program. … more

Reporter Stories: First Day of School at STEM, last day for our reporter

We talk with our Douglas County School District reporter Alex DeWind on her last day about covering the first day of school at Highlands Ranch's STEM School. more

'Ready for new experiences' in new Cherry Creek school year

For adults, it's a scene that puts nerves on edge and inspires fond memories all at once. For many students, it's their first step into a new world. “It's a little overwhelming — it's just … more

A warm welcome back to STEM School

Students and staff of STEM School Highlands Ranch were welcomed back from summer break with hundreds of hand-painted wooden stars. Each a foot long, adorned in messages of encouragement and cheerful … more

Back to school in Cherry Creek: 5 things to know

It's a time of expansion in the Cherry Creek School District, and kids from kindergarten to high school will see new opportunities in the 2019-20 school year. From new learning spaces for younger … more

Cherry Creek Innovation Campus takes students beyond high school

Leave the literary analyses of Shakespeare at home — Cherry Creek School District's new campus lets students practice exactly what they may end up doing in the real world. “This is just … more

LPS students head back to school: 5 things to know

Wrap up that back-to-school shopping, because classes start at Littleton Public Schools on Aug. 16. Here are five things to know before the first bell rings. Full-day kindergarten begins … more

Cherry Creek district to open online school: 5 things to know

In one of Colorado's largest school districts, as many as 1,000 students will enter the new school year off the beaten path — in an online program that nonetheless features a strong personal touch. … more

Community event to support STEM families this Saturday

Dina Barnum doesn't have a child at STEM School Highlands Ranch, but like many people in the community, she feels for the parents who do. To help STEM families transition back to school following the … more

ACC Foundation receives $80,000 grant

The Arapahoe Community College Foundation has received an $80,000 grant from the Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation to develop and implement the RESPECT Initiative (Readying, Educating, Supporting, … more

Whelan exits Cherry Creek school board race

A candidate to fill the Cherry Creek School District Board of Education seat recently held by the board's former president has withdrawn from the race, leaving unclear who will step up to compete for … more

Q&A with Thomas Pelz, student stock market competition winner

Thomas Pelz took a risk, and it paid off. The seventh-grader from Centennial took first place among middle-schoolers, and fourth place overall, in a statewide competition called the Stock Market … more

Q&A with Scott Siegfried, Cherry Creek School District superintendent

At the helm of one of the largest school districts in the state is Scott Siegfried, a superintendent who is pushing to “meet students where they are,” he says. That reflects in his approach to … more
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