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Singing Hills speller on her way to state

Students from Elizabeth Middle School, Running Creek Elementary and Singing Hills Elementary faced off in the district spelling bee Jan. 14 at Elizabeth High School. The top four spellers from each … more

Teachers must wait for COVID-19 vaccine in Colorado as others given priority

Teachers and other school staff must wait for COVID vaccinations until after first responders and people 70 and older are vaccinated, state officials told local public health agencies Jan. 5. The … more

With expanded testing, Denver metro school districts hope for January return

Testing for quarantined students, some preemptive testing in schools and modified quarantine requirements are expected to be the ticket to more consistent in-person classes for several school … more

Elizabeth Education Foundation announces grant recipients

The Elizabeth Education Foundation awarded a total of $5,666 to teachers within the Elizabeth School District, as part of the foundation’s annual grand program. Fifteen teachers received various … more

Elizabeth School District receives grant for partnership

The Elizabeth School District has been named a recipient of money through the Response, Innovation and Student Equity (RISE) Fund program. The awarding of the first round of funds was announced Nov. … more

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
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