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Fort Lupton sets homecoming plans in motion

After a long, four-day weekend, students at Fort Lupton High School return Tuesday, Sept. 6, to a wek of homecoming-related activities, capped off by the football game between the Bluedevils and Weld … more

Douglas County School District disputes discrimination claim from fired assistant principal

Douglas County School District is pushing back against discrimination claims made by a former assistant principal who sued the district over his termination after he objected to a theater performance … more

Heritage High School in Littleton to celebrate 50 years during event Sept. 24

The Littleton Public Schools community is invited to celebrate Heritage High School's 50-year-anniversary during an event Sept. 24. more

Littleton Public Schools marks opening of new elementary

A consolidation of students and staff from Highland, Franklin, and Mark Twain elementary, Gudy Gaskill had been under construction since May 2021. more

Re-8 delays decision on health-ed policy 

The Weld Re-8 Board of Educations stance on health education policey could be   a topic of conversation this month. The Board of Education is due to begin a discussion on updating its … more

Man collapses, dies at Prairie View HS

A man collapsed and died at Prairie View High School Aug. 30. His name was not released, and school officials said thke man was a visitor to the school and not a staff person. It happened around … more

A tale of two trends: School districts grapple with teacher shortage, student enrollment

As several school districts around the immediate Denver area have lost large numbers of students during the coronavirus pandemic, some districts — including ones in rural places and the outskirts of the Denver metro area — are seeing a different trend. more

Prairie View High School STEM/CTE Center moving forward 

It’s getting to be old hat for 27J Schools and city officials.  They – and others – turned out Aug. 26 for the second groundbreaking for 27J Schools’ STEM and CTE … more

Browne pulls LeBlanc as Colorado Association of School Boards liaison

Weld Re-8 Board of Education President Susan Browne took fellow board member Cody LeBlanc off his assignment as the board’s representative to the Colorado Association of School Boards. She … more

Rapids players visit three schools in Adams 14 district

Two Colorado Rapids players spent part of their Aug. 16 reading to students at three Adams 14 School District elementary schools. The two, Omar Gomez Tapia and Blake Malone, read books, took … more

DCSD approves bond, mill levy override questions for November

The Douglas County School District will officially go to voters in November for a $60 million mill levy override and a $450 million bond, with assurances that not a single dollar would be used for arming teachers or a voucher program. more

Panel to 27J: Wait for mill-levy override

With 27J Schools Superintendent Chris Fiedler’s words as a backdrop, a 15-member panel of Brighton citizens examined the district’s finances and made a presentation to the 27J … more

Issue committee joins effort to pass Douglas County school funding questions

Douglas County School District is ramping up outreach and communication efforts on its bond and mill levy override funding questions going before voters in November.  With plans for the … more

Mines students introduced to community through Oregivers Service Project

On Aug. 21, the South Intramural Fields at Colorado School of Mines transformed into a sunscreen-scented sea of orange T-shirts. Sitting in the grass, groups of students peered at the collection of rakes, gardening gloves and trash bags at the edge of the field, wondering which tools would be in their hands for the next few hours. more

Douglas County students perform well in state CMAS test

Douglas County School District’s state standardized testing scores consistently ranked higher than the state’s and neighboring districts’ results, as well as scores higher than … more

COVID discussions continue as Colorado students return to school

As students walk back into classrooms in the fourth school year amid the coronavirus pandemic, parents may find themselves wondering: When can we stop worrying about COVID-19? more

Douglas County school board suggests meeting norms

Douglas County school board directors agreed to a number of meeting norms during the second portion of a board retreat on Aug. 9. After a tense first day of retreat discussions on Aug. 6 about … more

Douglas County school board majority disputes claims they violated open meeting law

A new court filing from attorneys for the Douglas County School Board argues that directors didn’t ask former superintendent Corey Wise to resign and maintains one-on-one conversations do not … more

27J breaks ground for Brighton STEM/CTE Center

Though construction has been going on for a while, dignitaries from the city of Brighton, 27J Schools and Brighton High School students were in attendance Aug. 11 for a groundbreaking ceremony for … more

Douglas County school board recall efforts delayed for funding support

A political issue committee formed to recall the newly-elected Douglas County School Board directors will not be moving forward this November, citing the district’s plans to ask voters for a … more
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