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Pomona football earns another title shot at Mile High Stadium

AURORA — Pomona is heading back to familiar territory. The No. 4-seeded Panthers defeated No. 8 Grandview 42-20 on Nov. 25 at Legacy Stadium in the Class 5A football state semifinal. The victory … more

Volleyball all-conference Jeffco League

Here are the local athletes, chosen by the coaches and officials of the 5A and 4A Jeffco League, for all-conference honors for the 2017 season. First Team 5A Delilah Vigil, Senior, Arvada West Morgan … more

Rosier hopes to leave 'good legacy' as he moves on

Jefferson County Commissioner Donald Rosier believes it is important for individuals to be engaged with the community in which they live. So even after he assumes his role as general manager of the … more

Lakewood’s Emsbo twins going Ivy League as Jeffco athletes commit

LAKEWOOD — The Emsbo twins — Camilla and Kira — are going their separate ways. Lakewood High School’s 6-foot-4 identical twins made their separation official Nov. 8 on the first day of the early National Letter of Intent signing period. … more

Jefferson County Schools could go for a bit more grit

“Tyler” is an honor student who is in three Advanced Placement classes, scored in the 95th percentile on his SAT, and is on track to attend a highly regarded college. Tyler goes home after school and spends hours reviewing the minutiae of … more

Pomona High School program builds artists

D’Naya Stone, 16, found her love of the arts by accident. She was placed in a pottery class at Pomona High School — one she didn’t want to be in. But by the end of the first week, she was hooked. Now the is one of almost 200 students in the … more

Leadership stays the same for Jeffco Public Schools

Brad Rupert, Susan Harmon and Ron Mitchell keep their seats on the Jefferson County Board of Education, having won re-election Nov. 7. The three incumbents were elected following the recall of the board majority in 2015. Two challengers, … more

Standout Performers: Jeffco athletes for the week of Nov. 9

Dylan Mathias, Golden The 5-foot-7 sophomore returned a punt 45 yards for a touchdown late in the third quarter in a 33-24 football victory over Gateway on Nov. 3. Kaylie Berens, Pomona The … more

State gymnatics: Pomona, A-West, Lakewood and Green Mountain snag titles

THORNTON — Green Mountain senior Ramya Sinha sang the national anthem and then played spoiler on the final day of the 3-day state gymnastics meet at Thornton High School. “I really was (nervous),” Sinha said of singing the anthem Nov. 4. … more

An invitation to join the education conversation

With election season now in our rear-view mirror, Jeffco Public Schools now turns our attention to the future, and what that means for our schools and community. In October, we released a vision document for the community to consider. … more

Jeffco Board of Education incumbents prove victorious

Incumbents Brad Rupert and Susan Harmon won the two contested races on the Jefferson County Board of Education. Incumbent Ron Mitchell is running unopposed for … more

Jeffco's sixth grade shift for a better fit

One of the benefits of the sixth-grade shift to middle school is better utilization of building space, Jeffco Public Schools officials say. Tim Reed, executive director of Jeffco facilities, said … more

A-West in 5A football state tournament for the first time since 2010

ARVADA — Eaglecrest took care of business Nov. 3 at the North Area Athletic Complex. In the lone top-10 match-up in the final CHSAANow.com Class 5A football poll, No. 2 Eaglecrest defeated No. 10 Arvada West 35-7 at the NAAC in Arvada. The win … more

Work looking great on Great Work Montessori

On Nov. 3, students, teachers, families from Great Work Montessori School and Himmelman Construction workers and staff gathered at the future home of the school at 5300 W. Center Ave. in east Lakewood to celebrate the placement of one of the … more

Dogs help Van Arsdale students learn

Bella, a Labrador retriever, visits Van Arsdale Elementary in Arvada every Monday to work with students. She is one of three dog/human teams that are helping students learn fine motor skills, projection when speaking, reading, sequencing and impulse … more

Sixth-grade shift moves ahead in Jeffco

When parent Darcie Weiser first heard of Jeffco’s intent to move sixth-grade students to middle school, she was not a fan. In 2014, her son was a fifth-grader at Meiklejohn Elementary in Arvada when the talk of moving sixth-grade students from … more

Jeffco Sports Standouts — Nov. 2 2017

Chad Dines, D’Evelyn The senior quarterback completed nine of 10 passes for 283 yards and six touchdowns in a 49-8 football win over Denver West on Oct. 28. Drew Seidel, Wheat … more

No. 3 Pomona football plows over Chaparral

ARVADA — Pomona senior Kenny Maes put the icing on top of a snowy victory Oct. 26 at the North Area Athletic Complex. Maes returned an interception 91 yards for a touchdown in the final minutes to cap off a 34-0 victory for the Panthers against … more

Mountain Side Gear Rental hosts inaugural drive to help those in need

Mountain Side Gear Rental's inaugural Share the Warmth Gear and Coat Drive was a huge success, according to business founder John Hildebrandt. “When we came up with the idea to hold a gear and coat drive, we knew the community would respond, … more
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