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What the end of universal free meals means for Englewood and Littleton schools

For Englewood and Littleton schools, universal free meals ended after Congress failed to include billions in funding for the program in its $1.5 trillion 2022 budget. It means districts will have to contend with feeding less as the rules around who can receive free and reduced meals tightens.  more

Retiring LPS superintendent talks timeline for replacement search

Following his announcement of plans to retire in summer 2023, Littleton Public Schools Superintendent Brian Ewert laid out a proposal before the district's Board of Education for what a search process for his replacement could look like. more

Littleton Public Schools resumes free summer meal program

Anyone 18 or younger can receive a free breakfast and lunch through Littleton Public Schools' summer meal program which resumed June 1 and will offer food through July 28.  more

Man who made death threat to LPS superintendent sentenced to 10 days in jail

Byron Clayton, a 48-year-old Thornton man, will serve 10 days in jail beginning June 29 for leaving a death threat in a voice message to Littleton Public Schools Superintendent Brian Ewert. more

LPS Superintendent Brian Ewert to retire next summer

A 36-year veteran of public schools, Ewert has served as LPS' leader since April 2015 and has shepherded the district through a slew of crises including funding challenges, declining enrollment rates and threats of violence spurred by COVID policies.  more

Littleton Public Schools breaks ground on new elementary building

District leaders for Littleton Public Schools broke ground May 9 on a new elementary school that will replace Ralph Moody Elementary and open its doors fall 2023.  more

A second Littleton Public Schools therapy dog joins the force

Zeke, a 5-month-old black lab, will be joining Littleton Public Schools as a therapy dog after being sworn in by Arapahoe County Sheriff Tyler Brown April 19.  more

Littleton Public Schools staffer took the food-insecurity fight to Congress

Jessica Gould, who also serves as chair of the Public Policy & Legislative Committee for the School Nutrition Association or SNA, joined a team of advocates in Washington, D.C. recently to urge lawmakers to keep school funding in its latest spending package. more

Protection order issued against man who allegedly threatened death to Littleton superintendent

A Thornton man accused of making a death threat to the superintendent of Littleton Public Schools was issued a protection order by Littleton Judge Ethan Feldman during a court appearance Feb. 23. more

How death threats over a vaccine clinic hosted by Littleton Public Schools led to days of anxiety, urgency for the district

New details about death threats sent to the Littleton Public Schools superintendent and board following controversy over a district-hosted vaccine clinic convey days of anxiety, uncertainty and urgency for the district. more

Why don't providers ask for ID when giving a COVID vaccine? A health and social policy researcher weighs in

On Jan. 25, Littleton Public Schools made the decision to end hosting COVID-19 vaccine clinics after two minors lied to clinic staff to see if they could get approved for a shot without parental consent. more

LPS superintendent says he got death threats over vaccine controversy

Littleton Public Schools Superintendent Brian Ewert said he received death threats and other harassing emails after two videos surfaced on a right-wing Twitter account showing minors unaccompanied by … more

Parent of LPS student who misled clinic staff about consent says goal was to shut down COVID vaccine sites at school

After a boy filmed himself misleading health staff to see if he could get a COVID-19 vaccine at a site using space in a Littleton school, the boy's father said the intention of the video was to shut down the vaccine site and the prospect of any others in the future.  more

Littleton Public Schools shuts down vaccine clinics after videos show alleged minors misled staff about age, consent

Littleton Public Schools (LPS) will stop hosting COVID-19 vaccine clinics on school campuses after two videos surfaced on a far-right Twitter account showing alleged students mislead clinic staff while requesting shots that they apparently never received.. more

Littleton schools study could help in fight against youth suicide

A two-year study focusing on the relationship between social environments and youth suicide could provide a “partial roadmap” for schools and communities looking to improve the promotion of … more

Gun, ammunition found in student's locker at Euclid Middle School in Littleton

An unloaded handgun and ammunition were found in a student's athletic locker at Euclid Middle School on Monday and an investigation is underway, according to principal Cindy Corlett.  more

Littleton city staff sees rise in coronavirus cases

As Colorado sees record-high coronavirus cases spurred by the highly contagious omicron variant, about 5% of staff for the City of Littleton is currently infected and in quarantine. more

Arvada Elks give out 125 food baskets to local students, community members in need

The Arvada Elks Lodge continued a tradition that dates back at least 40 years when it gave out 125 baskets of two weeks’ worth of food to local students and community members in need on Dec. 18. … more

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