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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 …
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Livingston

Centennial City Council candidate profile: Rhonda Livingston

Rhonda Livingston and Centennial go way back. Early in the city's history, Livingston served on a focus group organized by Centennial's economic development manager to gauge what moves the official …

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CCIG moves into new office CCIG has moved into its new headquarters after a top-to-bottom renovation designed to create a modern, highly collaborative work environment featuring state-of-the-art …
Greg Madden, an application engineer with Arrow Electronics, uses circuitry to turn objects into touch-enabled surfaces. Madden worked in an engineering area Sept. 12 during a tour of the Colorado Open Lab.

Colorado Open Lab opens at Arrow Electronics in Centennial

Two years ago, a coalition full of big names in business, education and local government launched, promising to change the way cities find solutions to decidedly Colorado issues such as traffic and …

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 …

South Suburban seeks youth commission members

Teens looking to serve their community can apply to be part of the South Suburban Parks and Recreation Youth Commission, now in its sixth year. The youth commission gives teens the chance to become …
Education
From left, Secretary Janice McDonald, Anne Egan and Angela Garland, candidates for Cherry Creek School District Board of Education. The three spoke at Eaglecrest High School Sept. 4 during the district’s first candidate forum of the campaign season.

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 …

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 …

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 …
The Cherry Creek School District administration building at 4700 S. Yosemite St. in Greenwood Village. The district covers parts of Centennial, Cherry Hills Village, Englewood, Greenwood Village, Aurora, Foxfield and unincorporated Arapahoe County.

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 …

Colorado Skies Academy, an aerospace-focused middle school, is open for classes. The location shown is a temporary grounds for the school while its building continues to be finished at the same address, 13015 Wings Way, Englewood, CO 80112. Despite its location far from Englewood, it carries an Englewood mailing address because the area is unincorporated Arapahoe County, meaning it's not within a city or town. The large gray building is the Boeing Blue Sky Aviation Gallery, which opened in July 2018.

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 …
Business

Business Matters: Updates and developments in Centennial's business community

Business Matters is a roundup of changes in business and development in the Centennial area. If you have questions about new developments in your area, or if you’re a local business wishing to …

In Their Business

Brewery wins medals Lone Tree Brewing Co. earned the Heavy Medal gold honor after winning seven medals at the Colorado State Fair Craft Beer Competition, the most of any brewery. Lone Tree Brewing …

Cars still more efficient than newer SUVs

Yes, your sport utility vehicle has gotten smaller and more fuel efficient over the years. But even with those gains, SUVs still are behind cars when it comes to gas mileage. The reason: SUVs are …

Realtor association moves to new headquarters

Nearly a year after it was announced, the South Metro Denver Realtor Association is officially ready to move to its new headquarters. The association will close for the move Thursday and Friday, Aug. …

The post office at 915 W. Lehigh Ave. in Englewood, one of the cities whose name is carried by ZIP codes that also cover Centennial. ZIP codes often show names of cities whose boundaries fall outside the ZIP code area, causing confusion about addresses in the south Denver metro region.

Jason Crow, city officials examine Centennial address confusion

A modern phenomenon has called attention to a problem with decades-old origins: places in Centennial not being called “Centennial.” “A lot of the time, when you fill online shopping orders, it …
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