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Cherry Valley Elementary School switches to virtual learning

Cherry Valley Elementary School in Franktown has temporarily switched to virtual learning amid substitute teacher shortages and COVID-19 quarantines. Principal Nancy Wortmann said in an Oct. 25 … more

Snow day for much of the Denver metro area

Denver metro area schools will largely be closed on Monday, Oct. 26, due to the low temperatures and snow accumulation caused by the recent storm. Read on for details to individual districts. more

STEM School Highlands Ranch teacher wins $100,000 award

A teacher at STEM School Highlands Ranch is one of three grand prize winners from a pool of 600 applicants to win a $100,000 award from the Harbor Freight Tools for Schools prize program. Engineering … more

Elizabeth senior honored for test scores

Elizabeth High School senior Peter Johnson, 17, was named a commended student in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. He received a letter of commendation from Principal Bret McClendon for … more

Colorado loosens school quarantine guidelines for some areas

With thousands of students sent home from in-person classes or told to quarantine in the first several weeks of the school year in metro Denver districts, the state public-health department released … more

Thousands of Denver metro students out of school at top of fall semester

Across south Denver metro school districts, thousands were told to quarantine or were otherwise moved to online class in broad dismissals of students following confirmed COVID-19 cases. Nearly half … more

For the second time this week, Legend High School asks dozens to quarantine

The Douglas County School District has asked 88 more people to quarantine at Legend High School after learning of another positive COVID-19 case at the school. A letter dated Sept. 14 said students … more

School transportation manager moves on

Terry Wilson has spent the last 33 years making sure students in Elizabeth school district had safe transportation to and from school. As the district’s transportation manager, Wilson would often … more

Military academy and ROTC informational Zoom on Sept. 15

On Sept. 15, between 5-7 p.m. Mountain time, the five Service Academies (U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, U.S. Coast Guard Academy) and … more

Douglas County School District superintendent resigns

Douglas County School District Superintendent Thomas Tucker tendered his resignation Tuesday night at an emergency meeting of the school board. more

174 asked to quarantine after reports of 2 COVID-19 cases at Parker's Legend High School

The Douglas County School District has asked 174 people to quarantine after learning of two positive COVID-19 cases at Legend High School. more

Douglas County School District superintendent on leave of absence

Douglas County School District Superintendent Thomas Tucker has take a leave of absence, a district spokeswoman confirmed through a prepared statement from the district. more

Elizabeth students return to classroom

Joyous. That’s the word Elizabeth School District Superintendent Douglas Bissonette used to describe the return of nearly 2,400 students to schools within the Elizabeth School District. … more

Who is at the helm of Douglas County's online learning?

The Douglas County School District's online learning program is up and running after a rough start to the school year. The program, called “eLearning,” is the 100% online learning option being … more

Parker's Chaparral High School quarantines 88 people due to possible COVID-19 exposure

Eighty-eight people are quarantined from Chaparral High School until next week due to their possible exposure to a possible COVID-19 case. more

Arapahoe Community College president stepping down

Arapahoe Community College will bid farewell to a devoted leader next spring, after President Diana Doyle announced her retirement. Doyle announced she will step down in June 2021, ending an 11-year … more

Commentary: A student's view of in-person school

After a summer filled with ever-changing reopening plans, I finally returned to Heritage High School in Littleton to begin my senior year on Aug. 24. more

Parker's Rocky Vista University to unveil new simulation lab

Rocky Vista University will unveil its new lab specializing in simulation health care beginning Sept. 14. The virtual grand opening will run through Sept. 18. The Parker university's Office of … more

Cherry Creek School District lists 4 coronavirus cases since first day of school

The Cherry Creek School District notified families about four cases of COVID-19 among district staff and one student since school began Aug. 17. One of those cases — a staff member for Pine … more

Mines makes masked move-in

There was a point when Colorado School of Mines freshman Matthew Micha wasn’t sure if he should come to campus this year. But as he walked around with a new friend on the morning of Aug. 14 with … more
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