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Littleton schools set reopening plan amid doubts, fears

Littleton Public Schools is moving ahead with plans to resume in-person classes at the end of August, though numerous teachers pleaded with the school board to reconsider. While current plans call … more

Some Colorado high school sports cleared for fall play

Boys golf, softball and boys tennis have been given approval to begin play this fall, the Colorado High School Activities Association announced July 31. The sports can begin practice, the association … more

Cherry Creek switches back to 'blended' plan for in-person, online class

Citing a web of recommendations from Colorado's public health and education officials — and as the rate of COVID-19 cases has ramped up for several weeks in Arapahoe County — the Cherry Creek … more

Parent protesters urge full reopening of Douglas County schools

Parents rallied in Castle Rock Friday, calling for Douglas County schools to fully reopen this school year. more

Teachers across Colorado to get supply of masks

Colorado will provide hundreds of thousands of medical-grade masks to schools in every district across the state, Gov. Jared Polis has announced. “We will be supplying every teacher in the state … more

3 awarded Parker Teen Court scholarships

Parker Teen Court has announced the recipients of its 2020 Teen Court Scholarships to three local program volunteers: Alex Silverhart, Whitney Humecky and Madeline Borgelt. Scholarship recipients … more

Colorado releases coronavirus reopening guidance for schools

Colorado health and education officials on Monday issued guidance to school districts that allows for in-person learning in the fall with restrictions, especially for older students, aimed at … more

Schools in Elbert County set to open for in-person learning

Officials with the Elizabeth, Kiowa, Simla and Elbert school districts have been working diligently to come up with a plan that will safely allow students to return to the classroom for in-person … more

Few details on Cherry Creek student’s ‘racist, violent’ posts

Cherry Creek High School planned to investigate racist posts that allegedly involve a Creek student, the school’s principal said in a letter to the community. School administration was made aware … more

‘I don’t feel safe’: A school’s nightmare

A principal has left the Douglas County School District for another job in education, months after his school became embroiled in a “failure to report” investigation into alleged “sexual contact” by first-grade children at the school. more

Mines planning on in-person classes in the fall but campus will be different

Classes will be held at Colorado School of Mines campus in the fall — but life on campus will still look plenty different. In a message sent to students and faculty on June 22, School of Mines … more

Graduation 2020: Parker's Legend High School says goodbye to the class of 2020

Seniors from Legend High School in Parker had their official commencement ceremony June 25 after the county requested special permission to host the in-person event. The Douglas County School … more

Rocky Vista doctor to head VA program

Rocky Vista University in Parker has announced a new head of the Veteran Health Administration Innovation Ecosystem, a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs program designed to spur health care … more

Community colleges launch improved admission system

A new, guaranteed admission program will provide Colorado Community College System students pursuing an associate degree a more solid path to admission to a partner four-year university. Arapahoe … more

Community colleges launch improved admission system

A new, guaranteed admission program will provide Colorado Community College System students pursuing an associate degree a more solid path to admission to a partner four-year university. Arapahoe … more

9 Douglas County teachers receive Boettcher recognition

Nine Douglas County School District teachers are recipients of the Boettcher Foundation's Teacher Recognition Award. According to a news release, the annual award honors educators for their exemplary … more

My Name Is: Katie Maldonado

About me I am 17 and I live in Parker. I went to Chaparral High School my freshman and sophomore years and moved to online school at Colorado Connections Academy for the last two years. I will … more

Parker grads celebrate in neighborhood ceremony

A group of 13 high school seniors gathered in the middle of the cul-de-sac on Parker’s Unbridled Avenue May 21, goofing around with each other and showing their tassels and shiny new gowns, as they … more

Elizabeth students place in state business competition

Eighteen Elizabeth High School members of the Future Business Leaders of America competed against nearly 2,000 students from across Colorado during the 2020 State FBLA Virtual Conference, with most … more

Elbert County takes health rules into its own hands

The Elbert County Board of County Commissioners has voted unanimously to allow graduation ceremonies for Simla, Kiowa and Elizabeth high schools, and to allow houses of worship to resume in-person … more
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