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Jeffco summer learning program focuses on literacy and math

Indie, a young alpaca, was the center of attention at Parr Elementary School. Incoming kindergarten through third grade students in the Jeffco Summer of Early Learning program took turns petting her … more

Board of education approves 2018-19 budget at final meeting

The Jefferson County Public Schools Board of Education approved the 2018-19 budget June 7 at its final regular meeting of the school year. The new fiscal year begins July 1. The budget process began … more

Preventing dropouts among pregnant, parenting students

During her sophomore year of high school, Leslie Belmontes found out she was pregnant. Not feeling like she could continue at her traditional high school, Northglenn High, Belmontes transferred to … more

Free Horizon Montessori receives new status

Next school year, the halls of an empty school building that once hosted Pleasant View Elementary will again be bustling with students. The Colorado Department of Education unanimously approved Free … more

Summer food service offers meals to students in need

Jefferson County Schools’ Summer Food Service Program kicked off the summer with an event at Emory Elementary School in Lakewood featuring the program’s mobile bus as well as vendors including … more

A-West principal announces departure

A-West principal Dr. Robert Bishop announced his departure from Arvada West High School Friday, June 8. Bishop, who has been the principal at Arvada West since the summer of 2006, will be moving onto … more

Glass: Survey says Jeffco community and employees support this direction

A little over a month ago, we launched a survey to gauge the opinion of the community on the direction of Jeffco Public Schools and to get feedback on possible fall election questions. To date, … more

Early College students participate in schoolwide service day

Students from Early College of Arvada spent the day giving back as part of the school’s first service day. “Our sophomores, juniors and seniors participated in seven different community service … more

Arvada’s Teuscher awarded Fulbright

Arvada resident Will Teuscher, 23, son of Stuart Teuscher and Dr. Michelle Barz, was awarded a Fulbright grant for the 2018-2019 academic year. He will teach English in Germany during the next school … more

First Jim Glasmann Scholarship awarded

Merall “Mimi” Sawaked was awarded the first Jim Glasmann Scholarship, named for the former Pomona High School school resource officer who died shortly after he retired last year. The Northey … more

Jeffco welcomes new principals

Jefferson County Public Schools will welcome new principals for the 2018-2019 school year. Twenty-one of which are from within the Jeffco school district. The other two come to Jeffco from Douglas … more

Arvada teachers earn tech grants

Students in Robert Karr’s applied imagination class at Moore Middle School will have new 3D printers and a 3D scanner next school year thanks to a $4,800 grant awarded to Karr and the school by … more

As state cuts back, college student costs soar in Colorado

In 2000, Colorado taxpayers footed 68 percent of the costs of a college degree, with students chipping in about one-third. Two decades and two recessions later, that ratio has nearly flipped as state … more

Faith Christian Class of 2018 graduation

This year, the Christian school based in Arvada graduated 108 seniors 4 at a commencement ceremony held May 24 at the Faith Christian Family Worship Center West. more

Q&A with Savannah Martin, Standley Lake High School grad

I participate in National Honor Society and played varsity girls basketball and track. I plan to attend Western State Colorado University at Gunnison to pursue being a collegiate track and field … more

Q&A with Siena M. Vessa, Ralston Valley High School

During my four years of high school, I was involved with the student government, choir, track and field, swim and dive, cheerleading, gymnastics, lacrosse and the National Honors Society. I plan on … more

Q&A with Samuel Allan, Faith Christian High School

I was student body president at Faith Christian High School. Over the past four years, I have participated in Mock Trial, soccer, track, jazz and concert band. I plan to attend Wheaton College … more

Fed funding to help Fairmount and Cornerstone with ‘Safe Routes’

The Fairmount student sidewalk project is designed to compliment a state and federally funded project that will also benefit area students. The West 50th Avenue sidewalk project stretches from … more

Ralston Valley graduates largest class yet

When the Ralston Valley students who walked across the CU Events Center stage on May 18 were born, Ralston Valley had just opened for the first time. And 18 short years later, the school graduated … more

Arvada High School Class of 2018

The Arvada High School Class of 2018 graduation ceremony was held May 18, in the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in downtown Denver. more
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