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Cherry Creek School District to require masks for all students pre-K to 6th grade

After initially saying it would “strongly encourage” — but not require — masks in school, the Cherry Creek School District has announced it will require masks for all students in pre-K … more

Tri-County Health to consider school mask requirement

Two weeks after the local public health agency for Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties stopped short of requiring masks in schools, the agency announced that it plans to consider issuing some type … more

Unvaccinated Littleton Public Schools employees told to wear masks inside

Littleton Schools announced Aug. 10 that unvaccinated employees will be required to wear a mask when they are inside schools. Vaccinated employees are strongly encouraged to wear a mask when they are … more

Anxiety over the new school year grows during pandemic

When starting a new school year in a new grade with a new teacher, it is common to face first-day jitters. However, experts say back-to-school anxiety in 2021 is elevated due to continuously changing … more

How metro Denver school districts differ on COVID-19 mask rules

Colorado's public-health department released new K-12 school COVID-19 guidelines in late July, but the new guidance “does not constitute statewide requirements,” a state news release … more

Douglas County Schools town hall turns raucous over COVID-19 plans

A back-to-school town hall meeting put on by the Douglas County School District on Aug. 4 quickly turned raucous as district leaders attempted to outline the district’s plans for mitigating COVID-19. more

Cherry Creek School District 'strongly encourages' but doesn't require masks

After concerns about the Delta coronavirus variant drove new federal guidelines for mask-wearing indoors for all people in certain areas — regardless of vaccination status — the Cherry Creek … more

Englewood Schools to require masks indoors, vaccinated or not, as classes begin

Englewood Schools will require the wearing of masks by all students, visitors and staff inside its schools this fall, regardless of whether a person is vaccinated for COVID-19 or not. more

Littleton district plans near-normal schooling

Living through a pandemic has been stressful on students. Robert Reichardt, president of the Littleton Public Schools board, points out that students’ mental and physical health — as well as … more

Masks to be 'strongly encouraged' by Douglas County Schools

Douglas County Schools does not plan to change its mask protocols for the upcoming school year after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new guidance to fight the rise in Delta … more

Tri-County Health urges masks in schools, indoor settings

Stopping short of requiring masks in schools and other indoor places, the public health agency for Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties recommends wearing masks in those areas. more

Littleton district plans near-normal schooling

Living through a pandemic has been stressful on students. Robert Reichardt, president of the Littleton Public Schools board, points out that students' mental and physical health — as well as … more

Cherry Creek School District to make mask announcement in early August

As concerns about the Delta coronavirus variant drove new federal guidelines for mask-wearing indoors for all people in certain areas — regardless of vaccination status — the spotlight turned to … more

Cherry Creek buys thousands of computers for students

As remote learning came to define the pandemic for students in Colorado, Cherry Creek School District loaned students nearly 7,000 laptop devices in spring 2020 and followed that with 6,500 … more

Tri-County Health won’t require masks for unvaccinated in schools

With weeks until the upcoming school year, Tri-County Health Department — the local public health agency for Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties — says it plans not to require masks for … more

Unvaccinated Coloradans drive rise in COVID as school looms

With the new school year only weeks away, Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties are seeing the signs of an upswing in rates of new COVID-19 cases, according to a news release from Tri-County Health … more

Cherry Creek schools 'hopeful' to make masks optional in August

After Colorado lifted its school requirements for masks, quarantines and COVID-19 outbreak protocols, the Cherry Creek School District announced a tentative plan for making masks optional in August … more

Students share ideas on use of stimulus funds

Rowan Raetz has grand ideas for his high school, an aged building that could use a little sprucing up. He envisions an outdoor classroom or, at the very least, a relaxation space — one filled with … more

Colorado lifts rules for masks, quarantines, outbreaks in schools

In yet another major lifting of state-imposed coronavirus restrictions, Colorado released an updated public health order that removes mask requirements for schools and repeals the mandate for school … more

Academic component of Douglas County schools equity policy discussed

Douglas County School District administrators sought to move past the seemingly endless debate over critical race theory when district staff gave a presentation on the academic component of the … more
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