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Littleton Public Schools to be subject of youth suicide study

Littleton Public Schools will form one-half of a long-term study into the relationship between social environments and youth suicide. Dr. Anna Mueller, a professor of sociology from Indiana … more

Littleton school board candidates tackle issues

Achievement gaps, budget woes and a disturbingly high suicide rate. The four candidates vying for two seats on the Littleton Public Schools Board of Education — Crysti Copp, Lindley McCrary, … more

Littleton High's baseball field renamed to honor former coach

Littleton High School's baseball field has a new name: Willie White Field, after the longtime coach who led and inspired young men for a generation. White, 84, was the guest of honor on Sept. 28, as … more

ACC registered apprenticeship programs get grant

Arapahoe Community College has received a $140,000 grant from the American Association of Community Colleges to support the expansion of the college’s registered apprenticeship programs. The AACC … more

Cherry Creek High students' anti-Semitic social media post under investigation

After a student posted a photo on social media that referenced violence against Jews, Cherry Creek High School notified families in a letter, and the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office began an … more

2020 National Merit semifinalists named

Semifinals in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program have been announced. The program honors individual students who show exceptional academic ability and potential for success in rigorous … more

Four vie for two seats on Littleton school board

Four candidates are running for the two seats up for grabs this fall on Littleton Public Schools’ five-member Board of Education. Board secretary Robert Reichardt will seek a second four-year term, … more

Cherry Creek school board forum sees three of four candidates speak

It may as well have been the Angela Garland show at Eaglecrest High School during the first Cherry Creek school board candidate forum of the campaign season. “All areas of the district should be … more

High marks but little change on state tests at LPS

Littleton Public Schools continued a trend of high scores on state assessment tests, though officials say there’s still a ways to go to meet state goals. LPS students performed well above state … more

Legend, Grandview named finalists for Succeeds Prize

Legend High School and Grandview High School were recently named finalists for The Succeeds Prize, a competitive statewide awards program to honor schools, districts and teachers who are reimagining … more

Cherry Creek School District test scores see little change

The high-performing Cherry Creek School District put up numbers comparable to last year on its 2019 standardized test scores, but officials emphasized that those statistics are only one part of the … more

Aerospace middle school Colorado Skies Academy opens at Centennial Airport

The awkward middle school years got an exciting boost for many students last week when Colorado Skies Academy opened at Centennial Airport. “It was very exciting the see students actively engaged … more

LPS students head back to class

School was back in session for Littleton Public Schools students on Aug. 16, and for sixth-graders at Newton Middle School, that meant going to a new school. They'll get yet another new school before … more

Comcast awards scholarships to area students

Comcast awarded $75,000 in scholarships to 30 college-bound students across Colorado, including students from the metro Denver area, as part of the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program. … more

Reporter Stories: First Day of School at STEM, last day for our reporter

We talk with our Douglas County School District reporter Alex DeWind on her last day about covering the first day of school at Highlands Ranch's STEM School. more

'Ready for new experiences' in new Cherry Creek school year

For adults, it's a scene that puts nerves on edge and inspires fond memories all at once. For many students, it's their first step into a new world. “It's a little overwhelming — it's just … more

A warm welcome back to STEM School

Students and staff of STEM School Highlands Ranch were welcomed back from summer break with hundreds of hand-painted wooden stars. Each a foot long, adorned in messages of encouragement and cheerful … more

Back to school in Cherry Creek: 5 things to know

It's a time of expansion in the Cherry Creek School District, and kids from kindergarten to high school will see new opportunities in the 2019-20 school year. From new learning spaces for younger … more

Cherry Creek Innovation Campus takes students beyond high school

Leave the literary analyses of Shakespeare at home — Cherry Creek School District's new campus lets students practice exactly what they may end up doing in the real world. “This is just … more

LPS students head back to school: 5 things to know

Wrap up that back-to-school shopping, because classes start at Littleton Public Schools on Aug. 16. Here are five things to know before the first bell rings. Full-day kindergarten begins … more
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