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Arapahoe Community College president stepping down

Arapahoe Community College will bid farewell to a devoted leader next spring, after President Diana Doyle announced her retirement. Doyle announced she will step down in June 2021, ending an 11-year … more

Interview: Douglas County schools superintendent asks for patience

The Douglas County School District is asking for patience from the community as the district begins the school year under the cloud of COVID-19 and irons out kinks in its various education offerings, … more

Douglas County e-learning teachers express frustration, anxiety

As Douglas County e-learning teachers geared up for their first week of classes, starting Aug. 31 after a week-long delay, some expressed frustration and anxiety over the coming weeks, saying their … more

Commentary: A student's view of in-person school

After a summer filled with ever-changing reopening plans, I finally returned to Heritage High School in Littleton to begin my senior year on Aug. 24. more

Parker's Rocky Vista University to unveil new simulation lab

Rocky Vista University will unveil its new lab specializing in simulation health care beginning Sept. 14. The virtual grand opening will run through Sept. 18. The Parker university's Office of … more

Cherry Creek School District lists 4 coronavirus cases since first day of school

The Cherry Creek School District notified families about four cases of COVID-19 among district staff and one student since school began Aug. 17. One of those cases — a staff member for Pine … more

Cherry Creek schools reopen to enthusiasm, caution on first week back

School officials spent the months leading up to the 2020-21 school year fretting over details of safety precautions and weighing competing concerns over opening in-person classes and keeping kids … more

Douglas County school's 6th grade in quarantine after positive COVID-19 test

Sixth-grade students and teachers at Sand Creek Elementary School in Highlands Ranch are under quarantine for two weeks after someone in the grade tested positive for COVID-19. more

A farewell to Grace: Littleton schools security director rides off into the sunset

Guy Grace is trying to get used to waking up to silence. For years, Grace, the longtime director of security for Littleton Public Schools, personally responded to every “Safe2Tell” alert the … more

Looming Littleton school cuts spur request for tax hike

Littleton Public Schools will ask voters to approve a property tax increase this fall, hoping to stave off what district officials call “catastrophic” cuts to the district as a result of budget … more

Douglas County schools delay launch of online instruction

As the Douglas County teacher's union raised alarms about the readiness of schools to launch online instruction for the new school year, the school district announced Friday it is delaying the start … more

Douglas County students return to school

Douglas County students are back in district schools. The Douglas County School District brought students back to class 20% at a time the week of Aug. 17, meaning students would have one day of … more

2020 Panthers part ways with Pomona

2020’s graduating Pomona Panthers enjoyed one last chance to say goodbye at an Aug. 15 graduation ceremony at Arvada’s North Area Athletic Complex. More than a hundred graduates were able to … more

Littleton Public Schools affirms in-person start despite concerns

Littleton Public Schools officials say the district is on track to begin the school year with in-person learning on Aug. 24, though many district teachers and parents say they remain extremely … more

Union wants new Jeffco restart plan

Just two weeks before Jeffco’s 2020-2021 school year will begin, Jefferson County Education Association or JCEA, the local teachers union, plans to call on the district to change its process for … more

Community rallies to support Douglas County teachers

Gina Claus began to cry as she reflected on how difficult recent months have been on educators. The single mother of four is a teacher at Castle Rock Middle School. more

Douglas County School District condemns 'Defund DCSD' sign

After a sign was placed at a Douglas County elementary school reading “Defund DCSD, Fire Teachers,” the district superintendent called the incident disheartening and disappointing. A photo of the … more

Amid looming cuts, Cherry Creek district to vote on tax increase, bond

The Cherry Creek school board voted unanimously Aug. 3 to call for a November election for residents to vote on a tax increase and bond that would help close the gap torn in the district's budget by … more

Cherry Creek schools will start in-person class Aug. 17

Pointing to a decrease in the number of COVID-19 cases in Arapahoe County over the past 10 days, the Cherry Creek School District announced in-person classes will begin Aug. 17 as previously … more

Douglas County families grapple with return to school

Christina Pease planned to start a part-time job when her oldest child, Caleb, began kindergarten at South Ridge Elementary School in Castle Rock this fall. She wanted to contribute to her family's … more
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