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In late November, the Colorado Department of Education notified the planned charter school in Englewood, TriCity Academy, that it had received a $196,500 start-up grant. “We are very excited to receive this grant. It will help us move forward … more
The largest 15 districts and their current student enrollments are according to the Colorado Department of Education: Denver Public Schools  (91,132) Jeffco Public Schools (86,347) … more
Imagine being stuck in a mine shaft, without knowing how to safely escape. Or picture an isolated oil or gas refinery, where something goes wrong and help is an hour away. These are just a few of the very real scenarios employees in heavy … more
In a race that wasn't decided until 10 days after the polls closed, a Centennial Democrat has unseated a Parker Republican on the Colorado State Board of Education. Rebecca McClellan, a former member of the Centennial City Council, has emerged as … more
Thirteen area educators were honored at the 2017 Teacher Appreciation Dinner sponsored by the Littleton Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 12. The annual event allows high school seniors to honor educators, mentors and … more
Shepherd of the Hills Christian School in Centennial was closed Dec. 14 due to an outbreak of suspected norovirus affecting students and teachers. Principal Lisa Jennings said that about 20 … more
Robots race at each other in a metallic frenzy, scooping up balls, gears and sprockets as quickly as they can. The collected parts are brought back to their stations and the fuel is loaded before the propellers can start to turn. “The idea … more
Carrie Warren-Gully, vice president of the Littleton Public Schools Board of Directors, has taken over as president of the Colorado Association of School Boards. Warren-Gully assumed her new role on Dec. 11 at the CASB annual conference. She will … more
Since 2013, students at Littleton’s Mackintosh Academy have been using a greenhouse to learn about botany and agriculture while growing vegetables. “It gives us the opportunity to grow in self-management,” said eighth-grader Sam … more
Englewood resident Maggie Kane piled up frequent flier miles late last year as she traveled from Colorado to southern Chile to take part in Operation Icebridge, where she served as a member of the crew flying over Antarctica as part of the NASA … more
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