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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

Cherry Creek district to open online school: 5 things to know

In one of Colorado's largest school districts, as many as 1,000 students will enter the new school year off the beaten path — in an online program that nonetheless features a strong personal touch. … more

Community event to support STEM families this Saturday

Dina Barnum doesn't have a child at STEM School Highlands Ranch, but like many people in the community, she feels for the parents who do. To help STEM families transition back to school following the … more

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to fill the Cherry Creek School District Board of Education seat recently held by the board's former president has withdrawn from the race, leaving unclear who will step up to compete for … more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

'While we may not be invincible ... we are STEM strong'

Standing tall in their royal blue gowns, STEM School Highlands Ranch graduates ignored the dark skies, light rain and dropping temperatures May 20 … more

Procession honors Kendrick Castillo at memorial service in Highlands Ranch

About 250 Jeep enthusiasts gathered in Highlands Ranch on May 15 to ride in a procession ahead of a celebration of life service for Kendrick Castillo. According to license plates, vehicles came from … more

Community members welcome STEM students back with words of love

On a cloudless day, the sun beaming down, a small group of parents and children stood along Barrons Boulevard in Highlands Ranch waving posters with words of encouragement. “You are … more

Douglas County commissioners eye $10 million to enhance school safety

Jennifer Thompson Consolo and her family had no idea her daughter was being bullied and had begun self-harming during her sophomore year at Douglas County High School. They also didn't know she was … more

Documents reveal dispute between sheriff's office, STEM over resource officer contract

Documents distributed as part of a news release by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office on May 10 show disagreement, and some underlying tension, led to the discontinuation of a contract that provided … more

STEM denies allegations made by anonymous parent

The executive director of STEM School Highlands Ranch adamantly denies allegations made by an anonymous school parent that the school's climate and culture are out of control. "I can't even fathom … more

Arapahoe High students return to class

Arapahoe High School students returned to class Jan. 7 for the first time since the Dec. 13 shooting at the school. "The first day was exhausting," Arapahoe senior Anna Sutterer said. "Not too … more

Local team excels at Robot Olympiad

After hauling away 22 awards from December’s International Robot Olympiad, the volunteers behind the Ameribotics team only have eyes for the future. “For the number of kids we brought to competition, statistically these were huge wins,” … more

Science, creativity a good fit in Littleton Public Schools

As Littleton High School Principal Amy Oaks ramps up her efforts to get kids interested in the sciences, at least one retired engineer is cheering her on. "We, as a country, are at high risk of … more

Links between schools go beyond geography

Arapahoe High School's location across a county line and in another school district matters little to Douglas County School District staff and students. In the wake of the Dec. 13 shooting that … more
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