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Fort Lupton football program may be on the chopping block

The Weld Re-8 board of education pointed its budget eyes toward the Fort Lupton High School athletic program during a May 12 workshop. The area of specific interest was the Bluedevils' football … more

Adams 14 loses state accreditation, must partner for reorganization

DENVER -- The Adams 14 School District will reorganine, thanks to a pair of actions from the state board of education May 10. The board removed the district's accreditation and ordered it to … more

Fort Lupton teacher honored after 31 years in the school district

For 31 years, Angeles Navarro taught many generations of students in the Weld Re-8 School District from elementary to high school.  Navarro migrated from Guanajuato, Mexico to Fort Lupton and … more

Douglas County funds second youth community response team

More students experiencing a mental health crisis in Douglas County schools will soon have access to trained responders after the Douglas County commissioners funded an expansion of the … more

Parents to Re-8 board: School bullying has to stop 

To paraphrase the late actor Peter Finch in the movie “Network,” a handful of Weld RE-8 School District parents are mad about bullying and they’re not going to take … more

Weld Re-8 ponders use of Narcan for emergencies

The Weld Re-8 School District nurse wants the district to allow the use of Narcan in emergency situations. Paula Samide made the request of the school board during an April 28 … more

Elizabeth High School senior wins $100K scholarship

Elizabeth High School senior Avery Martinez recently won the prestigious Daniels Fund Scholarship worth $100,000.   According to the fund’s website, The Daniels Scholarship Program … more

‘We’re on the air’

Behind the mic. Behind a camera. Setting up streams and the behind-the-scenes pieces that go into on-air … more

State board to Adams 14: Come back with co-management plan

DENVER -- The Colorado State Board of Education told Adams 14 School District officials to present a co-management plan next month. The vote from the state board was unanimous. A subcommittee … more

STARS Banquet honors 49 Elizabeth School District students

The 24th annual Elizabeth Education Foundation STARS Banquet was held on April 2 at the Elizabeth High School Cafetorium to honor 49 students in grades 5-12. more

Former DCSD Superintendent Corey Wise breaks silence, files complaint against former employer

Corey Wise has broken his silence — and the ousted superintendent has filed a complaint against his former employers alleging retaliation, discrimination and that his infamous firing was illegal. more

Stampede to Read is one for the books

Kiowa Elementary students gathered on March 23 in the school’s gymnasium to welcome Elizabeth Stampede volunteers and kick off the annual Stampede to Read Program. The program runs through April. more

Douglas County Superintendent Erin Kane steps into new role under spotlight

Erin Kane sat down at her desk on her last day of work at American Academy and looked around the room. Dozens of photos from her career, framed diplomas on the wall, a stack of books about state … more

Kiowa school district tries to keep mascot

Schools are running out of time to comply with Colorado’s Senate Bill 21-116, commonly known as Colorado’s mascot law, which generally prohibits schools from having Native American mascots. more

State recommends closing Adams City HS, district reorganization

The state of the Adams 14 School District was on the mind of Superintendent Karla Loria, so much so that she updated the community on Facebook last week. Dear Members of Team Adams 14, As you … more

Elbert County residents can share joy of music with young people

Elbert County residents who played band or orchestra instruments in their school days have an opportunity to share that joy with students now by donating gently used band or orchestra instruments through March 20. more

Failure Award Scholarship applications being accepted

The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver) is accepting scholarship applications for its annual Failure Award Scholarship. The scholarship is worth $20,000 and it can be used at any … more

Colorado again loosens school COVID guidance

Citing a continued decline in the recent coronavirus surge, the state public health department updated its school COVID-19 guidance, laying out an option for K-12 schools to start treating the virus more like other infectious diseases in schools. more

Mask mandates lifted around Denver metro area

As Colorado has seen a continued decline in coronavirus spread, several counties have lifted the mask mandates that swept through the Denver metro area for schools and other indoor public places. more

Clark named second principal at Riverdale Ridge High School

  27J Schools tabbed Cody Clark as the new principal at Riverdale Ridge High School,. effective July 1. Clark will replace Terry Elliot, the first principal at the 4-year-old school, which … more
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