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Cherry Creek 3D prints pieces for medical masks

The Cherry Creek School District is 3D-printing pieces for hundreds of personal protective masks, a key component for medical personnel in the fight against COVID-19, according to a news release from … more

ACC gets creative as diverse courses go online

As Arapahoe Community College works to move diverse course offerings online amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the transition is easier for some than others. The Littleton-based community college, which … more

Denver metro area school districts close for the school year

As Colorado braces for the COVID-19 peak to hit, 14 Denver metro area school districts jointly announced they will remain closed to in-person learning for the remainder of the school year. … more

Cherry Creek Schools will remain closed for rest of school year

Cherry Creek School District, along with districts across the Denver metro area, will remain closed to in-person classes for the remainder of the school year, districts announced in a joint letter … more

Students will not return to Littleton Public Schools classrooms this semester

Littleton Public Schools will not have on-campus classes for the remainder of the school year, the district announced on April 3, joining a wave of other Denver-metro area school districts that will … more

Colorado extends statewide school closure through April 30

Gov. Jared Polis extended Colorado's statewide school closure through April 30, lining up with federal social distancing guidelines that the White House extended to the end of the month. Polis' … more

Online classes begin at Cherry Creek School District amid COVID-19 school closure

The head of Cherry Creek School District didn't mince words when he outlined the district's transition to online class, as schools across the Denver metro area remained closed due to concerns about … more

Littleton Public Schools to expand free meals for kids program

As the COVID-19 crisis continues, Littleton Public Schools will keep feeding hungry kids. The district will keep providing grab-and-go breakfasts for anyone under 18 at no charge for the foreseeable … more

Littleton Public Schools scrambling to go online

March 12 was supposed to be the opening night of "Guys and Dolls" at Heritage High School. Lillian Fuglei, a junior, was on run crew — the black-clad kids who swap out props and sets between … more

Colorado school testing canceled this year amid COVID-19 concern; AP testing moves online

On March 17, the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) released a statement saying end-of-the-year assessments including the Colorado Measures of Academic Success, or CMAS, “will be paused for … more

PHOTOS: London teacher-turned-rapper brings down the grammar

Imagine getting first-graders dancing, singing, and jumping up and down about nouns and adjectives. That's what London performer MC Grammar did at Indian Ridge Elementary School in the east … more

Littleton Public Schools closed until at least March 30

Littleton Public Schools will close for two weeks in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the district announced March 12. School was scheduled to be in session through the end of March 13, … more

Colleges, universities taking precautions

As with many institutions across the nation, Denver-area colleges and universities are taking precautions aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19. Here is a look at what schools are doing: … more

Economic Literacy Colorado recognizes area teacher

A teacher from Mission Viejo Elementary School has been named the 2020 Koelbel Enterprising Teacher of the Year. Charles Kastens will receive his award March 13 at the annual Colorado Council for the … more

Cherry Creek Schools coronavirus response: 5 things to know

With Colorado seeing its first presumptive cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by a currently widespread coronavirus, local officials are paying increasing attention to how to prepare for potential … more

Family sues Cherry Creek School District over suspension after gun photo

A student who posted a Snapchat photo that shows her and a sibling holding semi-automatic firearms has sued the Cherry Creek School District, claiming a five-day suspension violated her First … more

Students invited to enter writing contest

Students in Littleton Public Schools who would like to get published are invited to enter the Friends of the Littleton Library and Museum’s 53rd annual creative writing contest. The contest is open … more

Schools, parents share burden of student mental health, officials say

Littleton Public Schools officials say the district is putting serious effort into addressing students' mental health challenges, but they can't do it alone. “We're investing in the safety and … more

Cherry Creek district students help build Denver area’s second tiny home village

The ever-present issue of homelessness in the Denver metro area met a novel small-scale solution in 2017, when the City of Denver's first legal community of tiny homes opened along 38th Street, … more

'Redefining aging' with tech-minded Cherry Creek High student group

The cultural gap between older adults and teenagers only seems to grow wider, but a student-led organization at Cherry Creek High School works to bridge it by demystifying older folks' technological … more
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