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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

Littleton Public Schools explores boundary changes

Some Littleton Public Schools students could wind up switching schools in coming years as the district works toward a reshuffling of its school boundaries. The district's Long-Range Planning … more

ACC faculty member honored for teaching with technology

An economics faculty member at Arapahoe Community College is the recipient of the 2020 Jerome Wartgow Teaching with Technology Award from the Colorado Community College System. Joan Anderssen, who … more

Smoky Hill High School teacher played role in 'SNL' member’s rise

Like other kids at Smoky Hill High School’s rigorous International Baccalaureate program, Bowen Yang showed many talents and was expected to attend a prominent university. And he did, scoring a … more

Teens to strategize ways to create welcoming environment

More than 1,000 teenagers from 100-plus Colorado high schools and youth organizations will gather Feb. 1 to strategize on how to create a safe and welcoming learning environment across the state's … more

C-Lab aims to restructure higher ed using blockchain tech

For those working in higher education, there’s no shortage of possible solutions when it comes to inequity or student debt said Taylor Kendal, chief strategy adviser at education nonprofit Learning … more

Governor touts preschool expansion during Littleton visit

Gov. Jared Polis and two state lawmakers visited Littleton's Village Preschool on Jan. 17, touting the benefits of a proposed preschool expansion on the heels of a full-day kindergarten program … more

LPS to pull cash from savings as budget cuts loom

Facing a $4.2 million budget cut, Littleton Public Schools will pull $1 million out of its savings to help soften the blow, the board of education decided unanimously Jan. 16. The move comes as LPS … more

In wake of multiple suicides, Cherry Creek Schools pushes for 'united voice'

First, a Cherry Creek High School freshman. Soon after, a senior at Creek. Then, an Eaglecrest High School sophomore. This summer, a recent Grandview High School graduate, followed by a senior from that ... 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
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