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Douglas County School District to unveil reopening plan soon

This month, Douglas County will get its first official glimpse of plans for reopening the Douglas County School District in the fall, when the district plans to return to in-person learning. Board … more

Jeffco Schools budget crisis pushed off to next year

Jeffco Public Schools is no longer expecting the tens of millions in budget cuts it was bracing itself for in 2020-2021, instead anticipating that government aid can cover a loss of funding, at least … more

Community colleges launch improved admission system

A new, guaranteed admission program will provide Colorado Community College System students pursuing an associate degree a more solid path to admission to a partner four-year university. Arapahoe … more

Jeffco Schools now considering a 50% return to classrooms

Jeffco's June 4 Board of Education meeting provided the first chance during the pandemic for community members to give public comment over video conferencing. And as a long line of parents began to … more

Arapahoe County may push to loosen rules on malls, restaurants, movie theaters

Like numerous other counties across Colorado, Arapahoe County may apply to tweak the state's pandemic-fueled restrictions on businesses, a county public health official announced during a June 4 … more

A very different kind of senior year

Highlands Ranch grads talk about their season of cancellations. more

Cherry Creek School District sees ‘multi-year impact’ on budget from COVID-19

For the first time in recent history, Cherry Creek School District officials faced a possible decline in student enrollment, creeping closer and expected soon. Fueling growth in the district’s east … more

How STEM School tragedy changed Douglas County school policing

Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock was in the area of STEM School Highlands Ranch on May 7, 2019, when a harrowing call rang out from dispatch. A shooting was underway inside the K-12 school, with … more

Principal moving on after decade leading Finest in Englewood

Bobbie Skaggs was destined for a career in secondary education. Growing up in Pampa, Texas, she holds fond memories of her father, who was an agriculture teacher at Pampa High School. Skaggs’ … more

Cherry Creek plans July graduations, braces for fall changes

Most families across metro Denver won’t be able to cram into arenas to watch their high school students walk across the stage this year, but Cherry Creek School District hopes the rite of passage … more

Class of 2020, Douglas County: Together, apart

Part of a series on the graduating class of 2020. more

My Name Is: Katie Maldonado

About me I am 17 and I live in Parker. I went to Chaparral High School my freshman and sophomore years and moved to online school at Colorado Connections Academy for the last two years. I will … more

Parker grads celebrate in neighborhood ceremony

A group of 13 high school seniors gathered in the middle of the cul-de-sac on Parker’s Unbridled Avenue May 21, goofing around with each other and showing their tassels and shiny new gowns, as they … more

Class of 2020, Metro North: Together, apart

We asked local high school graduating seniors to complete a questionnaire online and printed excerpts in the May 28 editions. Here are their full edited answers. more

Class of 2020, Arapahoe County: Together, apart

Part of a series on the graduating class of 2020. more

Celebrating the class of 2020 from Lakewood High School

It wasn’t the ending to the senior year that they imagined at the beginning of the year, but Lakewood High School seniors got to say goodbye to their classmates and teachers. Students … more

Elbert County takes health rules into its own hands

The Elbert County Board of County Commissioners has voted unanimously to allow graduation ceremonies for Simla, Kiowa and Elizabeth high schools, and to allow houses of worship to resume in-person … more

Osteopathic foundation recognizes students from Parker's Rocky Vista

Four student doctors and one graduate of Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Parker were recognized with scholarships and an award by the Denver Osteopathic Foundation. Every … more

Douglas County school district providing huge number of free meals

When the Douglas County School District launched its free lunch and breakfast program amid the COVID-19 pandemic, staff did not know how much interest to expect from the community. Several weeks … more

EHS senior awarded Boettcher Scholarship

More than 1,400 high school seniors in Colorado apply for the prestigious Boettcher Scholarship each year. Only 42 are awarded. Elizabeth High School senior Colton Arciniaga was one of the 42 to … more
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