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Reichardt, McCrary win LPS board seats

Robert Reichardt and Lindley McCrary landed the two seats on the Littleton Public Schools Board of Education, defeating candidates Jessica Roe and Crysti Copp. Reichardt, the sole incumbent in the … more

Littleton Public Schools also working to find solutions

The Littleton Public Schools community is mourning the death by suicide of an Arapahoe High School student, the subject of a letter sent to parents in late October. LPS has seen suicides across … more

Friends of Jack Padilla make voices heard

On a Sunday afternoon just about a month into this school year, a handful of students sat together in a living room a few blocks from Cherry Creek High School. But they weren’t cramming for tests: … more

Jack Padilla remembered: 'He always thought of others first'

When a student with mental disabilities invited fellow students to a birthday party in the fourth grade, Jack Padilla was the only kid who showed up. “He said, ‘Mom, dad, that was the best thing … more

Colorado teen suicide rate up, but overall trend unclear

Colorado ranks among both the 10 highest youth suicide rates and overall suicide rates in states across the country based on recent data, said Sarah Brummett, director of the Colorado Office of … more

Social media: 'It’s supposed to be another world'

Walter Sykes couldn’t take it anymore. “Snapchat is probably one of the worst. You post on your story and people watch, and it blows up,” said Sykes, who grew tired of seeing his peers … more

Jackson Langford remembered: 'He was happy to be anybody’s friend'

Olivia Langford laughs when she looks back on one of the few times her son was challenging to deal with. “He ran out of school in fourth or fifth grade because he was mad at a teacher. Worst thing … more

‘Pressure to succeed, be perfect’ a strain on teens

When Aidan Allis started to feel that too many students experience isolation at Cherry Creek High School, the senior took action. “I’m third-generation here — my nana and papa and my mom went … more

In wake of multiple suicides, Cherry Creek Schools pushes for 'united voice'

First, a Cherry Creek High School freshman. Soon after, a senior at Creek. Then, an Eaglecrest High School sophomore. This summer, a recent Grandview High School graduate, followed by a senior from that ... more

At LPS forum, lessons in how to care for each other

It's not up to kids to be each other's therapists. That was one of the key takeaways from “Ghosted,” a combination stage play and mental health workshop hosted by Littleton Public Schools at … more

STEM to host youth mental health, wellness event

Learn how to tell the difference between normal teen behavior and something more serious, and find out what kinds of help are available during an upcoming youth mental health and wellness program. … more

Jessica Roe: Candidate for Littleton Public Schools Board of Education

City or town of residence: Centennial Occupation: Journalist, private investigator, full-time law student Contact information: Jroe4LPS@gmail.com, www.JRoe4LPS.com Why are you seeking this office? … more

Robert Reichardt: Candidate for Littleton Public Schools Board of Education

City or town of residence: Littleton Occupation: Education researcher Contact information: robert@robertrforeducation.com, www.robertrforeducation.com Why are you seeking this office? Serving on the … more

Lindley McCrary: Candidate for Littleton Public Schools Board of Education

City or town of residence: Littleton Occupation: Education researcher Contact information: lindley@lindleyforlps.com, lindleyforlps.com Why are you seeking this office? I am seeking this office … more

Crysti Copp: Candidate for Littleton Public Schools Board of Education

City or town of residence: Centennial Occupation: Part-time office manager with Run4Fund$, full-time mom Contact information: copp4lps@gmail.com, www.copp4lps.com Why are you seeking this office? I … more

Alioune 'Ali' Sogue: Candidate for Cherry Creek Schools Board of Education, District C

City of residence: Centennial Occupation: Environmental engineer Contact information: aliounesogue05@gmail.com Why are you seeking this office? We have, without doubt, an elite school district that … more

Janice McDonald: Candidate for Cherry Creek Schools Board of Education, District B (unopposed)

City of residence: Aurora Occupation: Retired; current Cherry Creek school board member Contact information: J2040m@aol.com Why are you seeking this office? I am seeking reelection because I believe … more

Angela Garland: Candidate for Cherry Creek Schools Board of Education, District C

City of residence: Centennial Occupation: At-home mom, program director at youth-serving agencies Contact information/website: https://garlandforcherrycreek.wpcomstaging.com Why are you seeking this … more

Anne Egan: Candidate for Cherry Creek Schools Board of Education, District A (unopposed)

City of residence: Greenwood Village Occupation: Stay-at-home mom, homeowners' association executive director Contact information: quinnegan@icloud.com, 303-472-0500 Why are you seeking this office? … more

Teen suicide PSAs released by coalition of Colorado state offices, parents, teens

When the impact of a suicide started to take a toll on Jim Janicek's kids, he knew he had to do something. “My kids go to Arapahoe High School,” Janicek told a crowd at the Ralph L. Carr Colorado … more
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