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Re-8 restarts employee evaluations

      After a three-year interruption thanks to COVID-19, the Weld Re-8 School district plans to restart its employee evaluation system in 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

Cutting hair and slicing vegetables

A men’s haircut for as little as $10. A stuffed omelet for about one-half the cost of what a diner charges. A $20 massage. These are among the many bargains to be had at the Emily Griffith … more

Two new schools online for 27J 

Growth in the 27J School District means more schools – two, as a matter of fact.  One is in the Willow Bend section of Thornton, near East 146th Avenue and Holly Street.  27J … 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

Douglas County School Board director discusses complaints filed against him

Douglas County School Board Director David Ray says he has addressed a complaint filed against him with the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies regarding his past use of certain mental health professional titles after his licenses expired. more

Parker student receives prestigious Daniels Scholarship

Jade Gromer was at work as a manager at Dutch Bros Coffee when she got the news she had been waiting for. Surrounded by customers and other workers, the Chaparral High School senior opened up the … more

Cherry Creek School District students walk out in protest amid unlawful sexual contact case

Students walked out at some Cherry Creek School District high schools and middle schools “to raise awareness of sexual assault,” according to letters the school district sent families. One alleged case appeared to be at the center of the concerns. 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

Certain school fees may be on the rise in Fort Lupton

                Fees for such things as Chromebooks and in-school meals may be increasing next … more

Weld Re-8 school board: LeBlanc wants prom policy

                Weld Re-8 school board member Cody LeBlanc would rather not see high-school proms on Easter weekend (such … 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

Former DCSD chief Corey Wise defends his short-lived superintendency

When Corey Wise, the ousted superintendent of Douglas County Schools, received a text asking for a coffee shop meeting among him and the school board president and vice president, he thought the request seemed odd. 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

Douglas County Schools financial chief leaving over frustrations with school board, records show

Records show the Douglas County Schools chief financial officer is the second high-ranking official to resign out of frustration with the new school board majority’s actions. Kate Kotaska, … more

Douglas County Schools fails to provide full response to record request

The Douglas County School District has refused to release the name of at least one person who requested a list of teachers who were absent Feb. 3 — the day of a controversial sick-out. more

Douglas County Schools financial chief leaving cabinet position

Kate Kotaska, the chief financial officer for Douglas County Schools, will be leaving her post in June, just shy of two years with the district's cabinet. more
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