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Fort Lupton football program may be on the chopping block

The Weld Re-8 board of education pointed its budget eyes toward the Fort Lupton High School athletic program during a May 12 workshop. The area of specific interest was the Bluedevils' football … more

Adams 14 loses state accreditation, must partner for reorganization

DENVER -- The Adams 14 School District will reorganine, thanks to a pair of actions from the state board of education May 10. The board removed the district's accreditation and ordered it to … more

Fort Lupton teacher honored after 31 years in the school district

For 31 years, Angeles Navarro taught many generations of students in the Weld Re-8 School District from elementary to high school.  Navarro migrated from Guanajuato, Mexico to Fort Lupton and … more

Jeffco Public Schools tackles declining enrollment

According to Board President Stephanie Schooley, the district has space for 96,000 students in traditional schools and enrollment is currently at 69,000 in those schools. more

Parents to Re-8 board: School bullying has to stop 

To paraphrase the late actor Peter Finch in the movie “Network,” a handful of Weld RE-8 School District parents are mad about bullying and they’re not going to take … more

Weld Re-8 ponders use of Narcan for emergencies

The Weld Re-8 School District nurse wants the district to allow the use of Narcan in emergency situations. Paula Samide made the request of the school board during an April 28 … more

‘We’re on the air’

Behind the mic. Behind a camera. Setting up streams and the behind-the-scenes pieces that go into on-air … more

State board to Adams 14: Come back with co-management plan

DENVER -- The Colorado State Board of Education told Adams 14 School District officials to present a co-management plan next month. The vote from the state board was unanimous. A subcommittee … more

Evergreen raises funds to send bus driver on vacation to Hawaii

Evergreen is showing some love for a longtime school bus driver. more

State recommends closing Adams City HS, district reorganization

The state of the Adams 14 School District was on the mind of Superintendent Karla Loria, so much so that she updated the community on Facebook last week. Dear Members of Team Adams 14, As you … more

’It wasn’t just me:' GHS student explores mental health and COVID-related isolation

Liam Bauer had an assignment. For his Golden High School government class, the soft-spoken Seattle native had to find a project to do—a project that “could make an impact on something.” He also had an idea. more

Fired Douglas County Schools superintendent hired in Jeffco

Corey Wise has joined Jeffco Public Schools’ team of community superintendents for the remainder of second semester. According to a district spokesperson, Wise is temporarily filling a vacancy that was created when Dave Weiss was hired as Jeffco’s chief of schools in February.  more

Failure Award Scholarship applications being accepted

The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver) is accepting scholarship applications for its annual Failure Award Scholarship. The scholarship is worth $20,000 and it can be used at any … more

Colorado again loosens school COVID guidance

Citing a continued decline in the recent coronavirus surge, the state public health department updated its school COVID-19 guidance, laying out an option for K-12 schools to start treating the virus more like other infectious diseases in schools. more

Mask mandates lifted around Denver metro area

As Colorado has seen a continued decline in coronavirus spread, several counties have lifted the mask mandates that swept through the Denver metro area for schools and other indoor public places. more

Warren Tech students honor Perseverance Heroes

For the past two years, Warren Tech Graphic Design & Illustration students have been creating a special series of posters called the Perseverance Heroes project.  more

GHS theater debuts ’Antigone’ Feb. 24

Stage Right Productions, Golden High School’s theater group, will bring a twist to a classic Greek tragedy as they debut ‘Antigone’ on Feb. 24 in the GHS auditorium. more

Clark named second principal at Riverdale Ridge High School

  27J Schools tabbed Cody Clark as the new principal at Riverdale Ridge High School,. effective July 1. Clark will replace Terry Elliot, the first principal at the 4-year-old school, which … more

Building scientists

If there were an earthquake, what structures would survive the shaking? That was the question Parmalee Elementary School second graders attempted to answer on Feb. 3 when they designed structures, created them out of marshmallows and toothpicks, and then shook them to see if they could withstand the movement. more

Adams 14 cuts outside management contract early

COMMERCE CITY -- The Adams 14 School District will sever its relationship with MGT Consulting two months early. The effective date is Friday, Feb. 11. In a press statement, the district said … more
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