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Forty girls participate in STEM camp at Mines

Some 40 seventh-and-eighth grade girls spent a week of their summer vacation learning how to isolate DNA, participating in a scavenger hunt at the Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum and … more

Jeffco summer learning program focuses on literacy and math

Indie, a young alpaca, was the center of attention at Parr Elementary School. Incoming kindergarten through third grade students in the Jeffco Summer of Early Learning program took turns petting her … more

Board of education approves 2018-19 budget at final meeting

The Jefferson County Public Schools Board of Education approved the 2018-19 budget June 7 at its final regular meeting of the school year. The new fiscal year begins July 1. The budget process began … more

Preventing dropouts among pregnant, parenting students

During her sophomore year of high school, Leslie Belmontes found out she was pregnant. Not feeling like she could continue at her traditional high school, Northglenn High, Belmontes transferred to … more

Free Horizon Montessori receives new status

Next school year, the halls of an empty school building that once hosted Pleasant View Elementary will again be bustling with students. The Colorado Department of Education unanimously approved Free … more

Summer food service offers meals to students in need

Jefferson County Schools’ Summer Food Service Program kicked off the summer with an event at Emory Elementary School in Lakewood featuring the program’s mobile bus as well as vendors including … more

Glass: Survey says Jeffco community and employees support this direction

A little over a month ago, we launched a survey to gauge the opinion of the community on the direction of Jeffco Public Schools and to get feedback on possible fall election questions. To date, … more

Early College students participate in schoolwide service day

Students from Early College of Arvada spent the day giving back as part of the school’s first service day. “Our sophomores, juniors and seniors participated in seven different community service … more

Project aims to connect University of Denver, community

The University of Denver has announced a large-scale development plan that will change the landscape of the campus with the addition of more retail and dining outlets. The school unveiled the Denver … more

Jeffco welcomes new principals

Jefferson County Public Schools will welcome new principals for the 2018-2019 school year. Twenty-one of which are from within the Jeffco school district. The other two come to Jeffco from Douglas … more

As state cuts back, college student costs soar in Colorado

In 2000, Colorado taxpayers footed 68 percent of the costs of a college degree, with students chipping in about one-third. Two decades and two recessions later, that ratio has nearly flipped as state … more

Alameda graduates 70th senior class

For 70 years, Alameda International High School has celebrated the the graduation of students who would go on to positively impact the world. But according to teacher Erik Tucker, the class of 2018 … more

Q&A with Siena M. Vessa, Ralston Valley High School

During my four years of high school, I was involved with the student government, choir, track and field, swim and dive, cheerleading, gymnastics, lacrosse and the National Honors Society. I plan on … more

Q&A with Samuel Allan, Faith Christian High School

I was student body president at Faith Christian High School. Over the past four years, I have participated in Mock Trial, soccer, track, jazz and concert band. I plan to attend Wheaton College … more

Alameda High School Class of 2018 Graduation

For 70 years, Alameda International High School has celebrated the the graduation of students who would go on to positively impact the world. But according to teacher Erik Tucker, the class of 2018 … more

D'Evelyn Senior High School Class of 2018 Graduation

The Jaugars gathered in the Ellie Caulkins Opera House Saturday morning, eager to cheer for the D'Evelyn Class of 2018 graduates. more

Jefferson High School Class of 2018 Graduation

Jefferson Jr./Sr. High School’s class of 2018 will go on to accomplish great things following the commencement ceremony on May 18 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. About 90 percent of the … more

Great to be a Lakewood Tiger graduate

It was a rainy day for Lakewood High School's graduation ceremony at the CU Events Center on May 19, but the gray clouds and steady rain didn't do anything to damper the celebrations."Do not forget … more

Bear Creek High School's Class of 2018

The day was beautiful the morning of May 18, as the Bear Creek High School Class of 2018 celebrated their graduation at Red Rocks Amphitheater. Class Valedictorian Courtney Roush remarked that their … more

Green Mountain's Ram Nation graduates 44th class

It was a mostly celebratory evening for Green Mountain High School's Ram Nation as it said goodbye its 233-student 2018 graduating class. But there's always a little sadness when students leave for … more
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