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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

Littleton Public Schools mulls closing some elementaries

Littleton Public Schools officials are drawing closer to a decision on how to consolidate two north Littleton elementary schools, part of long-term efforts that will likely see the district's 13 … more

Cherry Creek School District posts high quarantine numbers compared to fall

As Cherry Creek School District announced plans to bring back full-time in-person classes in middle and high schools, the district also said it told a high number of students and staff to quarantine … more

Cherry Creek School District to resume full in-person classes April 5

All middle and high schools in Cherry Creek School District will reopen for full-time, in-person classes on April 5, a change that will continue through the end of the school year, the district … more

Angela Christensen picked to fill Littleton school board vacancy

Angela Christensen will become Littleton Public Schools' newest board member, selected by a unanimous vote of the rest of the board on Feb. 25 to fill the vacancy left after Carrie Warren-Gully was … more

Littleton Public Schools to return to classrooms full-time March 15

Littleton Public Schools is slated to bring all middle and high school students back for full-time, in-person classroom learning starting March 15, more than a month ahead of schedule. “We've heard … more

Cherry Creek School District to hold June in-person graduations

Cherry Creek School District plans to hold in-person graduation ceremonies in early June, according to a district announcement online. “After all (seniors) have been through during the COVID-19 … more

Students, adults remember Cherry Creek freshman Jack Padilla two years later

Two years after a compassionate Cherry Creek High School freshman died by suicide, his friends and family continue to push for changes in how schools approach students' mental health challenges. Rick … more

Littleton Public Schools' nutrition chief: keep no-charge meals after COVID

The sun did little to chase away the single-digit cold on Feb. 12 as Sarah Kinney hopped from foot to foot outside Arapahoe High School. Standing beside a tall rack loaded with bags of food, Kinney … more

Cherry Creek superintendent to retire at end of spring semester

The superintendent of one of the largest school districts in the state will retire at the end of this school year, a letter to the community announced on Jan. 22. “It has been an honor to serve the … more

Smoky Hill leader awarded as Colorado High School Principal of the Year

Principal Chuck Puga keeps up a consistent presence in Smoky Hill High School's classrooms and hallways, making sure not to fall out of touch with what everyday life is like for his students. “I'm … more

For LPS, transition presents challenges

Eliot Ewy was getting pretty tired of online school. After Littleton Public Schools returned to all-online instruction in November, the 7-year-old first-grader at Centennial Elementary spent the tail … more

Cherry Creek School District students back for in-person classes

Cherry Creek School District returned to an in-person learning schedule for all grades on Jan. 11, with elementary students attending five days a week while middle and high school students attend on … more

Littleton Public Schools launches search for new board member

As Carrie Warren-Gully leaves the Littleton Public Schools Board of Education for her new role as a county commissioner, district officials say her replacement should be someone who is ready to leave … more

Teachers must wait for COVID-19 vaccine in Colorado as others given priority

Teachers and other school staff must wait for COVID vaccinations until after first responders and people 70 and older are vaccinated, state officials told local public health agencies Jan. 5. The … more

Nearly 4,000 Cherry Creek Schools students quarantined in fall semester

As the Cherry Creek School District hopes for a January return to in-person classes, the district's data show that the number of students quarantined in this school year's second quarter more than … more

With expanded testing, Denver metro school districts hope for January return

Testing for quarantined students, some preemptive testing in schools and modified quarantine requirements are expected to be the ticket to more consistent in-person classes for several school … more

Littleton Public Schools eyes January classroom return

Littleton Public Schools is planning to bring elementary school students back to classrooms for full-week in-person classes in early January, with an eye toward bringing all students back in phases, … more
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