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Lakewood High's woodworking class hosts a special group

Steven Barnhill, a technical education teacher for Lakewood High School, looks at his woodworking classroom, smiling like a proud father. “Welcome to my world,” Barnhill says with his arms … more

Hackberry Hill kicks off marker recycling drive

Students at Hackberry Hill Elementary in Arvada collected 23 pounds of markers to be recycled. “This is an amazing thing for us as an elementary school to be able to do,” said Hackberry Hill … more

Jeffco goes to market with bond sale Wednesday

Jefferson County Public Schools is looking to get a good chunk of its voter-approved $567 million bond money as soon as possible, to begin some of the facility work it has promised. The school … more

Outdoor Lab Foundation to offer scholarship

Jefferson County high school seniors who have been leaders for the Outdoor Lab program at least twice are eligible to apply for a new scholarship provided by the Outdoor Lab Foundation. Two $2,000 … more

Six Eagle Scouts honored from Troop 613

On Dec 2. six young men from Boy Scout Troop 613 were recognized with their Eagle Scout award — Jackson Darling, Ethan Hensley, Ethan Hesse, Kyle Knaut, Connor Lussow, and Trevor Purta. These young … more

Jeffco Schools prepares to launch online enrollment tool

Starting in December, students and parents will be able to browse schools throughout the districts and compare and contrast their offerings through the school finder tool, which will be launched as … more

Jeffco students, staff honored as heroes in overcoming adversity

When Adrena Rocha was a freshman at Arvada High School she was more interested in partying than coming to school. She described herself as a “lost child,” her lowest point being when she ran away … more

Voters reject statewide education funding measure

Many educators across Colorado believe voters missed an opportunity to support students when they voted down Amendment 73, a constitutional amendment that would have instituted a graduated income tax … more

Mathnasium brings Math Night to Green Gables Elementary

Mathnasium, which opened up its location in Lakewood earlier this year, brought Math Night to Green Gables Elementary School in Lakewood. Stations were spread throughout Green Gables Elementary … more

Jeffco school school bond passes in a come-from-behind victory

It came down to the wire. Jeffco Schools Superintendent Dr. Jason Glass called it a “Hail Mary.” On Election Night, the measure was down more than 8,000 votes, but as more votes were counted in the days that followed Election Day, the gap between those wanting to fund the $567 million bond for Jefferson County Public Schools and those not, narrowed. more

Results leave funding for Jeffco schools uncertain

Early results released by the Colorado Secretary of State at 10:10 p.m. show support for the Jefferson County Public Schools bond and mill levy override is split: 51.67 percent are saying yes to … more

Bear Creek High School recognized for work with multilingual students

Getting an education comes with many challenges for students who walk through the hallways of Colorado schools. Some students have learning disabilities, while others may deal with family issues at … more

Discussion of future Jeffco visual arts school leaves unanswered questions

After an hour of presentation and discussion with the Jefferson County Board of Education and the planning committee for a future Jeffco School of Art and Design Nov. 1, questions were left … more

Green Mountain High School begins constructing its house

Students and teachers at Green Mountain High School began the process of constructing a house for a local family in need. One part of the program is geometry, and students apply those geometry skills … more

D’Evelyn Marching Band Wins Colorado 3A State Championship

The D’Evelyn Junior/Senior High School Marching Band won the Colorado 3A state championship on Monday, October 29th. The competition was held at the Neta and Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl on the campus … more

Belmar Elementary School shifts toward arts integration

Michelle Saeger’s second grade class at Belmar Elementary School is learning about the science of how organisms survive in different habitats — through art. Students were required to create a … more

Criticism and counterpoints about $567 million Jeffco bond

Critics of the Jefferson County Public School’s $567 million bond measure on the November ballot say the improvements to laid out in the capital improvement plan are unclear, not fair to all … more

USGS comes to Mines in new partnership

Faculty and students at the Colorado School of Mines will now have more opportunities to work alongside career scientists, thanks to a long-term partnership between Mines and the U.S. Geological … more

CSU Extension gives aspiring civic leaders free classes

Antoinette Martinez-Urioste had wanted to pursue community leadership for years. Unfortunately for her, she never knew where to start, or exactly what she wanted to do to impact the community. The … more

Belmar Elementary celebrates Walk to School Day

The weather was chilly, but Belmar Elementary students bundled up and gathered at Addenbrooke Park to walk to school together on Oct. 10 for Walk to School Day. October is Colorado Pedestrian Month, … more
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