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A majority of the Jefferson County Board of Education will seek to maintain their seats this November. Board president Ron Mitchell, Susan Harmon and Brad Rupert have filed to run for re-election. The three were elected in 2015 following the … more
When Allison MacDonald was a student at Everitt Middle School, one of the teachers that made the biggest impact on her life was Alice Mahlum, who taught language arts at the school for 28 years. Years later, when MacDonald started working at the … more
Jefferson County students are well on their way to becoming the next generation of famed authors. On May 10, the Education Nonprofit Corporation (ENC) had its awards ceremony for the fourth annual Jeffco Writing Challenge and the first I Love to … more
A common concern about online schools is whether students get the same opportunities to socialize as their peers in traditional ones. But they showed they can have just as much fun when students from four online schools recently enjoyed the … more
Classroom additions to Drake and Dunstan middle schools to help alleviate overcrowding will soon be underway following the Jefferson County Board of Education’s unanimous approval of the use of reserve dollars to pay for the construction. The … more
Because of her experience as a student in public schools, Ashley Maes decided to home-school her 7-year-old son and 5-year-old daughter. “When I was in school, I never felt challenged,” the Littleton resident said. “I was present in school … more
The field of 69 applicants for superintendent of Jefferson County Schools has been winnowed down to 11 top candidates. Those candidates, coming from Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, … more
To mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry to the first World War, Red Rocks Community College hosted a campus-wide experiential learning day on April 6. The event featured staff and … more
Doral Academy of Colorado, a charter school that emphasizes the arts, will have a new location next school year. The Jefferson County Board of Education approved unanimously March 23 a one-year lease agreement with Doral Academy to occupy the … more
This year’s self-inflicted budget “crisis” is part of a larger calamity that we’ve seen developing in Jeffco schools since we moved here from Alberta Canada seven years ago. Unfortunately, it is one that district management and boards have … more
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