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to fill the Cherry Creek School District Board of Education seat recently held by the board's former president has withdrawn from the race, leaving unclear who will step up to compete for … more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

Cherry Creek Schools offers summer markets

Several Cherry Creek School District summer markets will help families who use school food pantries or school backpack food programs get food for the summer. “We know that many families rely on … more

Cherry Creek school board vacancy to go to election

After its school board president resigned following his use of a term he later apologized for as “racist” and “deeply offensive,” the Cherry Creek School District Board of Education announced … more

Littleton Public Schools kicks off largest-ever bond projects

Mallet-wielding school board members took the first swings at the walls of the old Ames Elementary School in Centennial on June 13, officially kicking off a series of projects under Littleton Public … more

PHOTOS: Kids dig in on Arapahoe County public works

At a local park on a spring day, some kids were planning cities. At the second annual Arapahoe County Public Works Play Date, families got more acquainted with how public works staff contribute to … more

LPS, South Suburban offer free breakfast, lunch to kids

They say there’s no such thing as a free lunch, but kids in Littleton might see things differently. Littleton Public Schools will provide free breakfast snacks and hot lunches to kids under 18 at … more

Accomplishing the Endeavor

About 90 students overcame the last hurdle in their journey toward a diploma May 22 at Endeavor Academy's graduation ceremony. Graduates walked across the stage in the University of Denver's Hamilton … more

'Final countdown' over for Smoky Hill grads

Smoky Hill High School's graduation kicked off with students presenting about two dozen flags representing the diversity of the class at the school's May 24 ceremony. The crowd heard its fellow … more

Cherry Creek sends grads 'on their way'

Cherry Creek High School's graduating class could have been a small school of its own, with 850 students taking the final step toward their diplomas at the school's May 22 graduation. Seniors heard … more

Area schools boast their Street Smarts

Schools that participated in the Street Smarts program during the 2018-19 school year were awarded gift cards totaling $12,000 from the Streets at SouthGlenn. According to a news release, the May 16 … more

Heritage grads reminded to be authentic

Heritage High School's class of 2019 went off into the world with a reminder: you're not perfect. In the age of social media, it's important to remember life isn't always as great as we portray it … more

Arapahoe grads shaped by challenges

Arapahoe High School's class of 2019 has already faced its fair share of challenges. “It was a hard year to be a Warrior,” said Board of Education member Robert Reichardt, addressing the … more

Littleton High grads share life lessons

Toss away the platitudes about building bonds and the memories students will never forget — Littleton High School's students spoke with passion about making sense of life itself. Some think of … more

Eaglecrest grads keep on believin'

With a performance of Journey's “Don't Stop Believin',” Eaglecrest High School's graduation got underway. Many students spoke, sang and played in the orchestra at the May 23 ceremony. Such … more

Grandview grads greet future

During Grandview High School's graduation, seniors heard their fellow students perform “No Such Thing” by John Mayer, a song about throwing off the norms and expectations of high school. The … more

'We get to be messengers of God's love'

More than 400 students graduated from Regis Jesuit High School in the Class of 2019, with a valedictorian declaring a goal to spread the values they learned at the school. Nearly all members of the … more

Littleton Public Schools: What the new grads are saying

Littleton High School Emma Slenkovich What will you always remember about your time in high school? I will always remember how hard I have worked. Although high school was a time full of many changes … more
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