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Jeffco school district and employees need more time to find common ground

At their last scheduled bargaining session on May 15, school district leaders and employees continued to negotiate an agreement for their 2019-2020 contract — and scheduled a new final session for … more

'While we may not be invincible ... we are STEM strong'

Standing tall in their royal blue gowns, STEM School Highlands Ranch graduates ignored the dark skies, light rain and dropping temperatures May 20 … more

Class of 2019 for Jefferson Jr./Sr. High

Seventy-one graduates of Jefferson Jr./Sr. High School celebrated their accomplishments during the school’s Class of 2019 commencement ceremony on May 17. Principal Michael James chose a special … more

Lakewood High School's Class of 2019

Skyler McKinley flipped the script on commencement speeches. His address to the Lakewood High School graduating class of 2019 on Saturday, May 18, at the CU Event Center was titled “Succeed by … more

Wheat Ridge High School's Class of 2019

For Wheat Ridge High's class of 2019, the May 17 graduation ceremony was full of laughs as speakers brought up past memories and, in the words of student speaker Zoey Terry, “the drama” they … more

D'Evelyn's Class of 2019

On May 18, the 2019 graduates of D'Evelyn Junior/Senior High School joined together at Denver's Ellie Caulkins Opera House to celebrate a job well done. The graduation ceremony's lineup included … more

Bear Creek Class of 2019 Graduation

Rain pounded Red Rocks Amphitheatre as Bear Creek High School was preparing to celebrate the class of 2019's graduation. Once the rain went away, the sun shined bright on the seniors who finally … more

Green Mountain High School's Class of 2019 graduates

The sun was shining down bright on Green Mountain High School's class of 2019 at Red Rocks Amphitheater. Students were esthetic, and the smiles were nonstop as they awaited to walk across the famous … more

Alameda honors the Class of 2019

Hundreds spent the evening of May 16 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House watching Alameda International's seventy-first commencement ceremony, which included a choir performance, a band performance and … more

Procession honors Kendrick Castillo at memorial service in Highlands Ranch

About 250 Jeep enthusiasts gathered in Highlands Ranch on May 15 to ride in a procession ahead of a celebration of life service for Kendrick Castillo. According to license plates, vehicles came from … more

Community members welcome STEM students back with words of love

On a cloudless day, the sun beaming down, a small group of parents and children stood along Barrons Boulevard in Highlands Ranch waving posters with words of encouragement. “You are … more

Three teachers honored with crystal apples

Birthdays, retirements and crystal apples. The Golden Schools Foundation hosted its annual Teacher Recognition Award ceremonies on May 10 this year. This year’s recipients are Patti Nielson, art … more

Changes to proposed budget will promote teacher training, campus safety

On May 2, district leaders presented an overview of the proposed budget to the Board of Education, recommending revisions that prompted a nearly two-hour discussion among board members. The overview … more

Documents reveal dispute between sheriff's office, STEM over resource officer contract

Documents distributed as part of a news release by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office on May 10 show disagreement, and some underlying tension, led to the discontinuation of a contract that provided … more

STEM denies allegations made by anonymous parent

The executive director of STEM School Highlands Ranch adamantly denies allegations made by an anonymous school parent that the school's climate and culture are out of control. "I can't even fathom … more

STEM School students walk out of shooting vigil amid frustration

A vigil that brought politicians, activists and several hundred students and parents to Highlands Ranch High School after the nearby STEM School shooting devolved into chaos and chants, with many students expressing frustration with the event’s political overtones on gun policy. more

Jeffco’s young readers, writers honored at annual ceremony

Todd Fahnestock writes because it makes magic. “And because it makes lives and because it saves lives,” he said. “Writers … created heroes to look up to when my real-life heroes had failed … more

Multiple students injured, one killed in shooting at STEM School in Highlands Ranch

Eight students were wounded and one was killed in a shooting at STEM High School in Highlands Ranch on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. The two suspects were in custody. more

Colorado students awarded Boettcher scholarships

Graduating seniors in the Colorado Community Media coverage area are among those named 2019 Boettcher Foundation Scholars, according to a news release from the foundation. “The Boettcher Foundation … more

Jeffco school tops annual state ranking

Coinciding with its 25th anniversary, D'Evelyn Junior/Senior High School has been ranked the best high school in the state of Colorado by U.S. News and World Report. It was ranked the third best in … more
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