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Frumveller, Guttenberg win seats on school board

Kim Frumveller and John Guttenberg will be replacing two outgoing Elizabeth Board of Education members whose terms end this month. Frumveller received 3,708 votes and Guttenberg received 3,852 votes, … more

Kim Frumveller: Candidate for Elizabeth School Board

Name: Kim Frumveller City or town of residence: I live in Elizabeth Occupation: Owner of CCS Choppers and CCS Metal Fab with my husband Chip, part owner of Bullay, Vet Tech for Three Peaks Veterinary … more

John D. Guttenberg: Candidate for Elizabeth School Board

Name: John D. Guttenberg City or town of residence: Elizabeth Occupation: Retired U.S. Army sergeant major and U.S. Postal Service Contact information: sgtmajtanker@q.com Why are you seeking this … more

Valerie Jeffers: Candidate for Elizabeth School Board

Name: Valerie Jeffers City or town of residence: While my mailing address is Parker, I have lived in the Elizabeth School District since 1994. Occupation: Underwriter for Farm and Ranch Insurance. … more

Teen suicide PSAs released by coalition of Colorado state offices, parents, teens

When the impact of a suicide started to take a toll on Jim Janicek's kids, he knew he had to do something. “My kids go to Arapahoe High School,” Janicek told a crowd at the Ralph L. Carr Colorado … more

‘Rural is the new diversity’

Dozens of Elbert County high school students and their parents learned about what it takes to get into college, and minimize debt, during a free seminar on Sept. 18 delivered by college admissions … more

Elizabeth senior a National Merit semifinalist

Elizabeth High School senior Brandon Marshall was named a semifinalist in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program, marking the first time in 10 years the school has had a semifinalist. … more

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 … more

Family medicine residency earns top scores

A residency program offered at Sky Ridge Medical Center has received top scores on the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education’s annual survey. The family medicine residency program is … more

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 … more

Reporter Stories: First Day of School at STEM, last day for our reporter

We talk with our Douglas County School District reporter Alex DeWind on her last day about covering the first day of school at Highlands Ranch's STEM School. more

Two Elizabeth schools get security upgrades

Singing Hills and Running Creek elementary schools recently received security enhancements, free of charge, thanks to Convergint, an Illinois-based security firm with an office in Centennial. The … more

Graduates are urged to vote, be compassionate

The stands of Elizabeth High's football stadium were filled to capacity with relatives and friends of approximately 168 seniors during the May 25 commencement exercises. Attendees braved a chilly … more

'While we may not be invincible ... we are STEM strong'

Standing tall in their royal blue gowns, STEM School Highlands Ranch graduates ignored the dark skies, light rain and dropping temperatures May 20 … more

Procession honors Kendrick Castillo at memorial service in Highlands Ranch

About 250 Jeep enthusiasts gathered in Highlands Ranch on May 15 to ride in a procession ahead of a celebration of life service for Kendrick Castillo. According to license plates, vehicles came from … more

Community members welcome STEM students back with words of love

On a cloudless day, the sun beaming down, a small group of parents and children stood along Barrons Boulevard in Highlands Ranch waving posters with words of encouragement. “You are … more

Douglas County commissioners eye $10 million to enhance school safety

Jennifer Thompson Consolo and her family had no idea her daughter was being bullied and had begun self-harming during her sophomore year at Douglas County High School. They also didn't know she was … more

Documents reveal dispute between sheriff's office, STEM over resource officer contract

Documents distributed as part of a news release by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office on May 10 show disagreement, and some underlying tension, led to the discontinuation of a contract that provided … more

STEM denies allegations made by anonymous parent

The executive director of STEM School Highlands Ranch adamantly denies allegations made by an anonymous school parent that the school's climate and culture are out of control. "I can't even fathom … more

Weather strands Legend band

The Legend High School band was among the thousands of travelers stranded by a winter storm that slammed the East Coast. More than 70 teens and chaperones were scheduled to return home from Florida on Jan. 2 when the cold, snowy conditions put a … more
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