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Eighth-grader Morgan Fritzler is working to improve her self-awareness. “Sometimes, I have anxiety and perfectionist issues and I expect myself to get everything on the first try,” Fritzler, 12, said. “It makes me feel frustrated.” But … more
Littleton Public Schools is addressing the issue of student suicide after two students took their own lives at the beginning of the school year. Panelists from a variety of mental healthcare entities spoke to parents, educators and community … more
One word used often by Douglas County School Board candidates at the second community forum was “trust.” “Before we would consider any kind of tax increase, the first goal is to restore trust with the community,” Elevate Douglas County … more
The University of Phoenix is stopping on-campus enrollment and will close approximately 20 campuses across the country as part of a “teach-out” program. The university has three Colorado locations: one in Lone Tree, one in Westminster and one … more
Littleton High School is a big change for Ashton Haddock — and she'll be part of a big change for Littleton Public Schools. The 14-year-old freshman had attended an Outward Bound school since kindergarten, where her lessons included rock … more
When she was 2 years old, Claudia Hurtado and her sister were taken across the border with people she didn’t know. Separately, her parents crossed from Mexico to Texas, and there, met the people with their children, before coming to Denver to … more
Bias and prejudice have no place in Littleton Public Schools, the district's board of education asserted at its Sept. 14 meeting. After a rocky start to the school year in which two LPS students died by suicide, officials reiterated the … more
Littleton Public Schools' Board of Education will remain unchanged after the fall election, after no challengers emerged against the three members whose terms run out this year. The incumbents will automatically retain their seats for another … more
At age 5, Laurilea McDaniel’s mother took her to New York City for the Broadway musical, “Cats.” It was the first of hundreds of shows she would see. That same year, her mom taught her how to sew a costume. “That’s definitely where my … more
  A juvenile died of an apparent suicide that occurred on Mark Twain Elementary schoolgrounds at about 6 p.m. Wednesday, Arapahoe County officials said Thursday. An adult male found the … more
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