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Elizabeth High School hosts district spelling bee

The cafetorium at Elizabeth High School was the site of the Elizabeth School District spelling bee on Jan. 12, won by Running Creek Elementary School fifth-grader Luci Samaco after multiple rounds. more

All Adams 14 students return to in-person learning

With an eye on the omicron variant of COVID-19 and staffing issues within the district, all Adams 14 School District students and staff returned to in-person learning Jan,. 24. At various times … more

COVID and Adams 14 schools .. some open, some remote

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Littleton schools study could help in fight against youth suicide

A two-year study focusing on the relationship between social environments and youth suicide could provide a “partial roadmap” for schools and communities looking to improve the promotion of … more

Remote learning a possibility in Brighton schools

It's a case of same song, new verses, new year when it comes to the 27J schools system and COVID-19 concerns. Because of the rising number of COVID cases this winter -- largely because of the … more

Adams 14 ends contract with management company

Adams 14 School District and Adams 14 School Succeed, also known as MGT America Consulting, are business partners no more. The district's board terminated the contract Jan. 11. The notice takes … more

Adams 14 schools go remote

Students in the Adams 14 School District will be doing remote learning the week of Monday, Jan. 10. The reason is the spread of COVID cases. According to a statement from the district, Adams … more

Kiowa Schools fundraising for sign

A 2021 Colorado law requires schools around Colorado to remove all Native American imagery, names and related words with a deadline of June 30, 2022. more

Cherry Creek students building ‘tiny homes’ for homeless

For the second time, students at Cherry Creek’s career and technical education campus are building what are known as “tiny homes” as part of an effort to help people out of unsheltered … more

In Colorado schools, scenes of disruption, destruction

Veronica Bell’s classroom devolved into a place of destruction this school year, with kids snapping pencils out of frustration, tearing up decorations and bulletin boards, and ripping math books to … more

Weld County Re-8 school board turns down attempt to ban critical race theory curriculum

The Weld County Re-8 board of education voted down an attempt to ban critical race theory curriculum in the district. Cody LeBlanc and Jaime Sierra, the co-presenters of the resolution, were the … more

Douglas County school chief forges ahead amid whirlwind

Roughly seven years ago, Corey Wise was making the leap from high school principal in the Douglas County School District to working in central administration, but he hoped the new role wasn't his … more

Elizabeth Education Foundation announces grant recipients

The Elizabeth Education Foundation has announced their 2021 Educator Grants recipients. Seventeen Elizabeth School District teachers across all five schools received grants up to $500 to help better … more

Douglas County School District poised to acquire former Wildlife Experience

The Douglas County School District is taking steps to acquire a complex along Lincoln Boulevard that was formerly The Wildlife Experience museum, and later a University of Colorado campus, with hopes … more

They came to the Colorado Center for the Blind seeking confidence. They left traumatized.

Sexual abuses were kept quiet for decades at the world-renowned Littleton school, former students and employees allege more

Elizabeth students present fall play

The Elizabeth High School Theater held its annual fall play for a three-day stint beginning on Nov. 4. Four performances were held — three evening shows and one matinee. Thirty-five cast members, … more

Outgoing Douglas County school board directors reflect on tenures

Outgoing Douglas County school board members said their goodbyes at the district’s last regular board meeting before new leadership assumes office, although divides in the community laid bare by … more

Election Results: 2021: Blackham, Booth, Karcher win Elizabeth school board race

Candidates Craig Blackham and Heather Booth and incumbent Cary Karcher won the four-way race to fill three school board seats in Elbert County’s Elizabeth School District C-1. The top three … more

Adams 14 accepts two charter school applications

Adams School District 14 said it has two charter school applications from Community Leadership Academy/Victory Preparatory Academy and University Preparatory Schools. The district set up three … more

Adams 14 schools to close Friday

Adams 14 School District joined at least two other districts in the Denver area in closing its schools Friday, Nov. 12. The reason is the same .. staffing shortages. The district announced on its … more
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