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Frederick Douglass, the eminent abolitionist, author and social reformer, once said that it is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. For me, that explains why we must expand young Coloradans’ access to early childhood … more
When Superintendent Jason Westfall made his opening remarks to the graduating seniors at Kiowa High School's graduation on May 29, he began by honoring service members and veterans before passing on a little advice. “First, the future belongs … more
Seniors from the Elizabeth High School class of 2016 filed into commencement ceremonies under sunny skies and to cheers May 21, the school’s stadium grandstands filled with family and friend to celebrate the students’ achievements. “Class … more
Nathan Teigland doesn’t want his students learning history from a screen. When the Southeast Christian School history teacher learned a co-worker’s father-in-law was a World War II veteran, Teigland leaped at the chance to bring his students … more
Normally, skipping class is frowned upon, but on April 27, around 200 juniors and seniors from Elizabeth High School left their classrooms with the blessing of the school board to participate in The Big Help Day organized by the EHS Student … more
For Rock Canyon High School art student Ethan Zehender, winning second place in Colorado's 4th Congressional District Art Competition means he's improving at his craft. “Last year, I got a jury award, so this is one up,” he said with a huge … more
Two industrious Elizabeth High School students, Kristen Jacksonand Autumn Wendler, with their chapter of Future Business Leaders of America, are making a difference in Elizabeth’s business community. FBLA is a national organization for students … more
More than 100 students at Ponderosa High School in Parker congregated on the school soccer fields March 9 to protest the school district administration and demand answers about why their favorite teachers are leaving the school. “We don't find … more
Applications will be accepted through March 20 from college-bound Colorado high school seniors who “embrace creative risk-taking and demonstrate the courage to go against the grain of every day,” according to information from the Museum of … more
Students at Ponderosa High School in Parker say they are tired of losing their best teachers to other school districts and are demanding answers about why this is happening from Douglas County School District Superintendent Elizabeth … more
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