Keyword: COVID-19
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Jeffco assessment results are in — and not great

2020-21 state assessment data is incomplete but combined with information from MAP (Measure of Academic Progress), CMAS (Colorado Measures of Academic Success), Acadience and SAT (Scholastic Aptitude … more

Say ‘I Do’ to the return of musical theater

Throughout the bulk of the pandemic, many of us have really buried ourselves in nostalgia to find some escape. And for a lot of us, there are few things more comforting than a good love story. Add in … more

JCPH says COVID-19 numbers trending in wrong direction in Jeffco

In a statement published online on Sept. 1, Jefferson County Public Health listed several pieces of recent data that together suggest the COVID-19 is worsening across Jefferson County, with the … more

Tooting their own horn - Golden celebrates resilience

Several community organizations partnered with the city of Golden to host the first-ever Celebration of Golden: Commemoration of Our Resilience at the Colorado School of Mines Quad on Aug. 28. Golden … more

Processing the pandemic through art

Colorado artist Ana María Hernando hopes that her piece in the “Americas COVID-19 Memorial” helps people feel that they are not alone. “The pandemic has been an enormous event for all of … more

Tri-County Health mandates masks for all students, removes ability for counties to opt out

Undoing decisions by Douglas and Adams counties to opt out of a requirement for masks in schools, the Tri-County Health Department repealed the ability of counties to opt out of its public health … more

PHOTOS: Crowd protests Tri-County Health school mask order in Arapahoe County

A crowd of several dozen protesters cheered in response to honks from passing vehicles while holding up signs that read, “Choice not mandate!" and "I don't co-parent with the government" during … more

Fashion and the arts combine at Factory Five Five

One of the many things people learned during the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic is the importance of the arts. So many turned to them, regardless of the medium or mode, for a sense of relief or a … more

Opinion: I’m mad and it feels so good

Doesn’t it just drive you crazy when someone tells you to “calm down” or “just be positive”? Right when you have that deep frustration or anger inside of you bubbling up and someone tries … more

JCPH issues last-minute mask order for all Jeffco students

Timing, as they say, is everything. At 5:40 p.m., Monday, Aug. 16 — the evening before the first day of school for roughly 80,000 Jeffco students, Jefferson County Public Schools sent out a notice … more

Tri-County Health to consider school mask requirement

Two weeks after the local public health agency for Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties stopped short of requiring masks in schools, the agency announced that it plans to consider issuing some type … more

Tri-County Health to let COVID dial order expire; Jefferson County to extend order

The local health agency serving Adams and Arapahoe counties plans to let the local COVID-19 “dial” system expire in the coming days, signaling that the last set of broad — but dormant — … more

Miller to anti-mask crowd: Our schools have not been super-spreaders

Susan Miller, the Jeffco School Board member most likely to be found on the other side of policy issues from her school board counterparts, took to the microphone Aug. 9, adding her voice to hundreds … more

How metro Denver school districts differ on COVID-19 mask rules

Colorado's public-health department released new K-12 school COVID-19 guidelines in late July, but the new guidance “does not constitute statewide requirements,” a state news release … more

Cherry Creek School District 'strongly encourages' but doesn't require masks

After concerns about the Delta coronavirus variant drove new federal guidelines for mask-wearing indoors for all people in certain areas — regardless of vaccination status — the Cherry Creek … more

Englewood Schools to require masks indoors, vaccinated or not, as classes begin

Englewood Schools will require the wearing of masks by all students, visitors and staff inside its schools this fall, regardless of whether a person is vaccinated for COVID-19 or not. more

In Jeffco, Hispanic residents lag far behind whites on vaccinations

In June, Jefferson County reached a pivotal moment in the effort to protect the community from COVID-19 when it surpassed President Biden’s goal of 70% residents receiving at least one shot days by … more

Colorado's COVID powers remain despite 'health emergency' announcement

In early July, Gov. Jared Polis' office issued a news release that said: “Governor Polis Ends COVID-19 Health Emergency Order.” Following that statement, Colorado state Senate Republicans … more

Golden-Boulder commuters left waiting as RTD says there are currently no plans to bring back GS bus

With more than 70% of eligible Colorado residents having received a vaccine and Front Range residents increasingly returning to offices, schools and other hubs of activity, RTD is reinstating several … more

McNichols Civic Center reopens with MLB-themed exhibits

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the curators behind galleries all over town found the loss of their spaces just as devastating as the artists. Shanna Shelby, curator of exhibitions with the City and … more
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