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Elizabeth schools plan career, college fair

High school students and their parents can explore a variety of post-high school options at the upcoming Career and College Fair at Elizabeth High School. More than 25 representatives from two- and … more

Prospective families can learn about Elizabeth schools

New and prospective students can learn more about Elizabeth schools during an open house Feb. 19. Those considering an Elizabeth school can meet with staff, take student-led tours, visit classrooms … more

Elizabeth students head for state spelling bee

The top three spellers from Elizabeth School District will compete against hundreds of students from across Colorado in the state finals March 14, after they won the district rounds Jan. 14. Taelynn … more

STEM victims claim injury, wrongful death against school and district

Victims of the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting, including the parents of slain senior Kendrick Castillo, have begun the process of suing the school and the Douglas County School District for … more

Students battle it out for a spell

Students from Running Creek Elementary, Singing Hills Elementary, Elizabeth Middle School and Legacy Academy held their school spelling bees in December, and four students, one from each school, will … more

Frontier students serve up helpings of turkey, cheer

More than 200 community members, senior citizens and residents of the Sky Cliff Center in Castle Rock attended Frontier High School's annual Thanksgiving dinner celebration — postponed this year … more

Elizabeth teachers receive grants for classroom needs

Teachers in Elizabeth schools were awarded with grants from the Elizabeth Education Foundation. Grants are awarded based on the foundation’s guidelines, which state that the granted projects or … more

Kids go to the source for town information

Third-grade students from Running Creek Elementary in Elizabeth were joined by Mayor Megan Vasquez for the Elizabeth Town Hall Scavenger Hunt Nov. 19, as the mayor led them on a walking tour of the … more

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

'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
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