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Jeffco students rally to vote, remember

Jefferson County students are determined to bring change and are aiming to do so through events that gather the community. more

Jeffco teachers plan to walk in to show solidarity

Teachers in Jefferson County Public Schools plan to show their support for public education by walking in to school together the morning of April 16. more

Plans to move Free Horizon Montessori into former Pleasant View

One shuttered Golden-area school might become the new home of an area charter school. Jeffco Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jason Glass announced recently that the school district intends to go … more

Jeffco schools looks at capital improvement program

A proposed program of repairs and replacements to Jefferson County Public Schools’ 167 campuses is estimated to cost $647 million and take five to six years to implement. “We have fallen so far … more

Warren Tech students participate in challenge at NASA Johnson Space Center

Warren Tech students traveled to NASA's Johnson Space Center last month to put their skills to the test on real space problems, alongside real NASA scientists and engineers. Students nationwide … more

Women engineering into the future

Wendy Weiman’s high school counselors suggested social work as a good career for her. But even as a child, Weiman knew she wanted to become an engineer. And as she got older, her curiosity for how … more

Faith Christian embraces K-8 model

Faith Christian Academy is attempting to make the flow from grade levels more fluid through the implementation of a kindergarten through eighth grade model. Previously the school ran on a K-6, 7-8 … more

Jeffco teens find new to them prom attire at Prom Swap

Airyn Stone, 16, sifted through the racks of prom dresses March 31 at the Arvada Library. Her mother and younger sister helped her pull dresses in her size that fit her style. “This dress spoke to … more

Science Sunday event brings subject to life

Elementary and middle school students can get their hands on some science at the third annual Science Sunday event April 8 at Regis University. The free event lasts from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Pomponio … more

How do Jeffco high schoolers compare to the world?

Last year, I had the same conversation with friends who are parents in Australia, Canada, Sweden and the UK. Probably just like you, we are all very worried about how well our children’s schools … more

No option off the table at Jeffco Safety Forum

With the recent attack at a Parkland, Florida, high schools — and with the massacre at Columbine High School nearing its 19th anniversary — parents, students and Jefferson County Public Schools … more

Marijuana tax money helps in fight against youth substance abuse

Jefferson County is joining 49 other communities across Colorado to use marijuana tax dollars to prevent substance abuse among its youth, while reducing violence and improving mental health. “Each … more

‘Chasing Coral’ star visits Golden High School

Zack Rago loves coral. “I could sit here and talk to you about them forever,” he said to about 300 Golden High School students on March 21. “But they’re in trouble.” Rago, 25, of Arvada … more

Mines’ sophomore housing proposal moves to planning commission

A plan by Colorado School of Mines to build a student housing facility at 1750 Jackson St. — currently an empty lot being purchased by Mines, located across from Safeway and adjacent to campus — … more

Scholarships, grants to be awarded to Arvada, Wheat Ridge students

Arvada and Wheat Ridge students who have overcome adversity will be awarded scholarships and grants from the Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth. The 93 students will continue their … more

Jeffco Schools selects 10 innovations to fund

Tinker labs, makerspaces, career exploration and wellness rooms are just some of the innovations being funded by the first year of the Jefferson County Public School’s Innovation Acceleration Fund. … more

Advocates, lawmakers back efforts to bolster education funding

A state House bill and a ballot measure could increase education funding throughout Colorado. Colorado House Bill 1232, which is currently awaiting hearing by the House Education Committee, seeks to … more

Evening rally against gun violence draws Jeffco students

Golden High School senior Emmy Adams and her friend Kaylee Coffman helped organize a district-wide rally for the Jefferson County Public Schools community, held the evening of March 14, as a … more

Jeffco students participate in national walkout protest

Students across Jefferson County headed out of their classrooms at 10 a.m. on March 14, as part of a national protest against gun violence in schools. Students participated in the protest in at … more

Golden’s growing pains with university

It’s something almost every Golden resident is familiar with — attending meetings to learn about the Colorado School Mines’ newest plans for growth. The question is: what happens next, said one … more
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