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Douglas County Schools takes step to bolster compensation

A long-awaited overhaul of Douglas County Schools’ compensation for teachers is on the way to becoming reality. District leaders still caution the plan is a starting point and more work remains to … more

Kiowa Schools fundraising for sign

A 2021 Colorado law requires schools around Colorado to remove all Native American imagery, names and related words with a deadline of June 30, 2022. more

Cherry Creek students building ‘tiny homes’ for homeless

For the second time, students at Cherry Creek’s career and technical education campus are building what are known as “tiny homes” as part of an effort to help people out of unsheltered … more

As COVID persists, school life in Littleton is starting to feel normal

It had been more than a year since her students performed in front of their parents.  When Euclid Middle School Principal Cindy Coraline finally got to see two … more

Mountain Ridge administrator named state's Assistant Principal of the Year

The Colorado Association of School Executives (CASE) and the Colorado Association of Secondary School Principals (CASSP) named Douglas County School District's Sara Curto the 2022 Colorado Assistant Principal of the Year for middle level schools. more

Regis University names Arvada local Cody Teets interim president

After rising through the ranks at the McDonald's Corporation, Arvada local Cody Teets has taken on another leadership role — on Jan. 1, she will become the Interim President of Regis University. more

Evergreen Players wolf play receives howling praise

When members of the Evergreen Players middle school ensemble realized they were fascinated by wolves, they were inspired to write a play. more

Week 3: County, school district partner on youth mental health

In 2019, when STEM School Highlands Ranch faced tragedy after two student gunmen ran into the school, killing one fellow student, it rocked the community. For Douglas County Commissioner Lora Thomas, … more

Weld County Re-8 school board turns down attempt to ban critical race theory curriculum

The Weld County Re-8 board of education voted down an attempt to ban critical race theory curriculum in the district. Cody LeBlanc and Jaime Sierra, the co-presenters of the resolution, were the … more

Conifer High School DECA students find success at district competition

Conifer High School DECA took 80 students to a successful district competition at the Douglas County Fairgrounds on Nov. 18, and 19 students qualified to compete at state. more

Douglas County School District's new board drops COVID mask-wearing rule

Masks are again optional in the Douglas County School District after a new board majority early Wednesday narrowly passed a resolution that prohibits the district from instating universal masking or COVID-19 vaccination policies. more

New Douglas County school board majority lays out priorities

The new majority on the Douglas County Board of Education offered a preview of their immediate plans for the district in a recent study session — and a desire to speed-track taking up their … more

Saving young lives in Jeffco and beyond

During the 2001-02 school year, four students at Green Mountain High School took their own lives within a nine-month timespan.  A sense of loss reverberated through the community, leaving an indelible mark and inspiring three members of a nearby church to find a way to help. more

Students at Jeffco's Parmalee Elementary use their voices

For more than 22 years, Parmalee Elementary School students have stood before the entire school to recite poetry and prose. more

West Jefferson Elementary School students persevere during the pandemic

We are all in this together. That’s the takeaway for third graders at West Jefferson Elementary School who have weathered the COVID-19 pandemic and who have learned that others weathered it, too. The Pandemic Perseverance Project has taught them that everyone pivoted as they needed to, so they could survive and thrive. more

Great food, fine wine and good company

Tracy Bruns has taken a few cooking classes at the Cook Street School of Culinary Arts. A resident of the Golden Triangle, Bruns is able to walk to the school, but she enjoys the classes and events … more

Ensuring every child has access to proper education

Elisa Kim Lee and her husband, Chanyang, are happy to see that because of a preschool education, their young children are learning to write their names and use English, and they get to do enriching, … more

Douglas County school chief forges ahead amid whirlwind

Roughly seven years ago, Corey Wise was making the leap from high school principal in the Douglas County School District to working in central administration, but he hoped the new role wasn't his … more

School of Choice 2021

Election Results 2021: North metro -- Northglenn, Thornton, Westminster, Brighton, Commerce City, Fort Lupton

Welcome to the Colorado Community Media Election 2021 results page for Adams County and other portions of the north metro Denver area. Below, you can find links to candidate questionnaires for the … more
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