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Foster to become district’s first dual language option school

Next school year will mark the establishment of Jeffco’s first Dual Language Option School, with Arvada’s Foster Elementary transforming into Foster Dual Language PK-8 School. That decision was … more

Pomona makes history with fifth straight team state title

THORNTON — Pomona gymnastics flipped, twisted and vaulted its way into the history books Nov. 7 at Thornton High School. The Panthers claimed their fifth straight Class 5A gymnastics team state … more

The three big challenges facing the new school board

As expected, this November’s election was a relatively low-turnout affair, with no major state or national political offices being determined at the polls. However, there were local school board … more

Schooley wins District 3, but running mate loses to Miller

When first results came in at 7:08 p.m. Election Day, Nov. 5, Jefferson County Board of Education candidate Stephanie Schooley was shown to be leading over Rob Applegate, while Susan Miller led over … more

Aim your anger appropriately Jeffco

Just so you know where I’m coming from as I direct my ire at some of the people in this community, let me give you a little background on things that matter in the last few weeks: Our local … more

Third Warren Tech center to be built in Littleton

After setting its sights on opening a third campus for Warren Tech - Jeffco’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) center that has attracted statewide media attention for its programming — the … more

Schooley and Miller take Jeffco school board races

Election results in at 10:09  a.m. Nov. 8 showed Jefferson County Board of Education candidate Stephanie Schooley was victorious over Rob Applegate, and Susan Miller over Joan Chávez-Lee … more

Jeffco voters against de-Brucing as 1A is voted down

As of 10 p.m. on Election Day, 55.5% of votes counted are against passing ballot measure Jeffco 1A.By the 10 p.m. update, about 83% of the ballots that the county clerk and recorder says were cast in … more

Class is in session for Little Elementary parents

When Little Elementary School kindergarten teachers talk with parents, they don't shy away from using words like schema, metacognition and phonemic awareness — and it doesn't take long for parents … more

Applications for $1 million innovation fund now open to students

For two years now the Jeffco Innovation Acceleration Fund has invited school district staff to apply for a portion of a $1 million fund to support creative ideas. And this year, thanks to some … more

Stephanie Schooley, Candidate for Jefferson County School Board District 3

Profession: Executive Director for a higher education nonprofit City: Lakewood Contact: www.stephanieschooleyforjeffcoschools.com Why are you seeking this office? All children can succeed if they are … more

Rob Applegate, Jefferson County School Board District 3 candidate

Profession: Research and Analysis Associate Director City/neighborhood: Applewood Contact: www.applegateforjeffcokids.com and rob@applegateforjeffcokids.com Why are you seeking this office? I was … more

Alameda International boys soccer building something special

LAKEWOOD — Alameda International boys soccer coach Cesar Alcocer is helping to set a new standard. “I’m seeking better opportunities for our kids, our school to get recognized and talk about … more

Jefferson County mental health summit: ‘Suicide affects all of us’

Teachers, bus drivers, healthcare workers, law enforcement, first responders. “We all have a role to play in suicide prevention, whether we know it or not,” said Sophie West, the injury and … more

Maple Grove students will not have Manning enrollment priority

At the Oct. 10 school board meeting, both sides of the ongoing Maple Grove and Manning debate — a question of whether neighborhood elementary school Maple Grove should feed into Manning, an option … more

Jeffco 1A "Against" comment written by husband of Yes on 1A campaigner

Last week all voting households in Jefferson County were mailed a gray booklet containing the ballot language of Jeffco 1A, along with comments both for and against the measure. But the first … more

Meet Joan Chávez-Lee, District 4 candidate for school board

Before Joan Chávez-Lee was a Jeffco principal, she was a Jeffco parent. She was raising her kindergarten-aged daughter on her own when, inspired by how impactful her daughter’s teacher was, … more

Meet Susan Miller, District 4 candidate for school board

Lakewood resident Susan Miller has two distinct backgrounds: a longtime finance professional, she has worked as an investment banker and company vice president; and a mother of four former Jeffco … more

Students, pets and parents join Wednesday walk to Warder

For more than 100 Warder Elementary students, the morning of Oct. 2 marked a change in routine as they got out of bed, skipped the usual homemade breakfast and headed out to Robby Ferrufino Park, … more

Understanding Jeffco 1A

Jefferson County voters will have to make a couple of decisions concerning the Taxpayer's Bill of Rights (TABOR) this November. One is Colorado Proposition CC. This ballot question will ask if the … more
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