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‘We persevered through it all’

After a year marked by turbulent interruptions to normal high school life, Cherry Creek High School’s graduation ceremony saw students sharing poetic notions of what it means to be human. … more

‘Pick a Number, Start a Story’ is write stuff

Sue Viders of Lone Tree has recently published “Pick A Number, Start a Story,” subtitled: “Your ticket to the wonders of storytelling.” A workbook, with spaces for a prospective author’s … more

Cherry Creek School District quarantines hit similar mark to previous quarter

As a number of local factors surrounding the coronavirus pandemic changed, Cherry Creek School District's number of individuals who were told to quarantine during the fourth quarter — from March 13 … more

Student stickers to become emblems of democracy

Two Arapahoe County youngsters will see their artistry become emblems of the democratic process after winning the county elections division’s Student Sticker Contest. Vivian Marchetti, a … more

Local sisters publish children's book

Looking to make something positive in a year of COVID-19, two local sisters came together to fulfill a childhood dream of writing a book. The children's book, “Tango's Teddy,” is now available … more

Male infertility treatment company opens in Douglas County

When a couple looks to get pregnant, the standard recommendation for a woman younger than 35 is to try for a year without getting evaluated for fertility issues, a Douglas County doctor says. But if … more

Cherry Creek School District to continue new online K-5 program

Spurred by the coronavirus pandemic, the Cherry Creek School District opened a K-5 online program in fall 2020, and that option will continue for the 2021-22 school year for families that prefer it. … more

‘You did not break’

Littleton’s Options High School offers educational paths for non-traditional students. That’s good, because this past school year was anything but ordinary for the 31 graduates of the class of … more

‘Determination, grace and positivity’

The Heritage High School class of 2021, who spent much of their junior and senior years cloistered at home, came together for a boisterous graduation ceremony at the Littleton Public Schools Stadium … more

‘The best revenge is living well’

As the graduates of the Arapahoe High School class of 2021 prepared to embark on the next chapter of their lives, they looked back at the closing of the last one with grace and humility. “We … more

‘We did it together’

Littleton High School’s class of 2021 share a bond forged in good times and bad. The pandemic robbed the seniors of any number of milestones, from homecoming to prom, but they met the challenge … more

My Name Is ... Karin Schultze

Meeting imaginative 'artists-to-be' I've been a professional artist for over 25 years. I grew up in Upper New Jersey and moved to Centennial after my mother died, to be closer to the rest of my … more

Libraries set to launch into summer reading

The theme for this year’s Douglas County Libraries’ annual summer reading celebration is “Galaxy DCL” and the district is encouraging people to go “To Books and Beyond,” according to a … more

New leader coming to Arapahoe Community College

Dr. Stephanie Fujii wasn’t always sure college was right for her. But when she takes the helm of Arapahoe Community College as its new president on July 12, she says it’s exactly where she wants … more

Summer youth camps planned at ACC

The end of the school year is right around the corner, and Arapahoe Community College (ACC) is excited to offer more than 100 camps to help kids and teens stay engaged, active and safe this summer. … more

Snakes in the grass on the move

Even with some scattered rain and snowstorms, the hint of warmer weather leads to more sightings of snakes and other small animals as they prepare for the hot summer months. Isaac Mertens, owner of … more

Project tries to deter mass shootings

Wanting to stop her age group from being known as the generation of “mass shootings,” Shreya Nallapati said she has continued to listen, learn and work to find solutions and answers. Nallapati, a … more

Cherry Creek School District staffers divided on full-time return

The members of the Cherry Creek School District teachers’ union are split on the district’s decision to reopen for full-time, in-person classes, according to Kasey Ellis, the union’s president. … more

Littleton school board votes to close East Elementary

Littleton Public Schools will consolidate East and Moody elementary schools into a new building on the Moody Elementary campus, the school board decided unanimously on March 30. The decision means … more

Cherry Creek School District picks chief of staff as new superintendent

Two months after the superintendent of one of the largest school districts in the state announced his retirement, the district's school board selected a familiar face to succeed him. The Cherry Creek … more
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