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Brady High School student Melody Soto wasn’t sure what to expect the first time she met with her mentor, Ashley Becker. “I thought I could only talk about certain things and had to be a certain way,” said Soto, who aims to graduate from … more
Every sixth grader in Jefferson County Schools spends a week at one of the districts two outdoor labs, Mt. Evans or Windy Peaks. Soon, those students will be learning in new greenhouse classrooms set for completion this fall. “Our whole mission … more
It was a perfect summer morning when students, parents and staff gathered outside of Belmar Elementary for the first day of school on Aug. 17. Students were met outside the doors by balloons, music like Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” and free … more
For the past year, the Zimmer family — Craig, Meghan, Wyatt and Paige — have seen the reconstruction of Stein Elementary as they go to and from their home, just a few blocks away. On Aug. 16, they were among the first to see the school, now … more
To visit the Morse Park Neighborhood is to take a step back into Lakewood’s history. The homes in the area, south of West 26th Avenue and north of Colfax, between Kipling and Wadsworth, are smaller and practically burrow into the heavily treed … more
Parents, teachers, local government, and members of the community gathered June 8 at Lakewood High School to greet Jefferson County Schools’ new superintendent Dr. Jason Glass. “I was so grateful to be in a room with such a positive … more
As parting words to graduates of Faith Christian Academy High School, teacher Stephen Twedell told them not to focus on the past because it could lead to discouragement. “Forget about your failures, forget about your successes and press on,” … more
Bear Creek High School’s Class of 2017 took their graduation ceremony indoors, but even a heavy spring snow could not dampen the school’s celebratory atmosphere. The relocated event was forced into the Denver Coliseum after the Red Rocks … more
At Jefferson High School's graduation ceremony, Principal Michael James asked the 2017 graduates to stand for all the normal recognitions — scholarship recipients and honors … more
Arvada resident and Drake Middle School teacher Gretchen Krohnfeldt died Tuesday, May 9 — one day after an investigation into an inappropriate relationship with a student was launched. more
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