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Students in Littleton Public Schools get new start times

Students at Littleton Public Schools should be able to rest a little easier this fall, after the district approved a plan to juggle what time of day different grade levels start in the morning, a … more

Colorado students go head to head in Science Bowl

After a full day of competition in the state Science Bowl March 3, a team from Fort Collins High School was named the champion after outscoring Fairview High School in Boulder, in a rapid-fire final … more

Littleton teachers rally for school funding

Teachers across Littleton Public Schools joined colleagues statewide advocating for better school funding on April 16, holding a brief before-school rally to drum up support for what they call needed … more

Student walkouts dwindle at Littleton Public Schools

A couple dozen students huddled to reflect and rally on the football field at Heritage High School on the morning of April 20, almost 19 years to the moment after the first shots rang out in the … more

Forming healthy financial habits at Young Americans Center

Every great financial empire had to start with just a few dollars going into a bank account somewhere. Which means 14-year-old Katelyn Osborne, who lives in Denver, is ahead of the curve when it … more

Students unplug, discover value of real face time

An initiative to ditch social media for a month that started with Littleton Public Schools students has gone viral, with thousands of youngsters around the country and the globe joining in the effort to get reacquainted with the world beyond their … more

CU South Denver offers principal licensure program

Aspiring principals and teachers interested in becoming leaders in their schools and districts can enroll in the Administrative Leadership and Policy Studies program at CU South Denver in Lone Tree. … more

ACC nursing program rated fifth in state

Arapahoe Community College in Littleton has been ranked as the fifth-best registered nursing program in Colorado by RegisteredNursing.org. The organization analyzed NCLEX-RN pass rates, meaning the … more

Alliance Project grant to be awarded to schools

Applications are being accepted from public schools for the 2018-19 Alliance Project grant to assist teachers with curriculum-relevant programs from 32 major arts and science organizations. The … more

Women engineering into the future

Wendy Weiman’s high school counselors suggested social work as a good career for her. But even as a child, Weiman knew she wanted to become an engineer. And as she got older, her curiosity for how … more

Metro area schools look to later start times

Research says that a later school start time positively impacts alertness, mental health, wellness and behavior in high school and middle school students, which means students are better prepared to … more

Heritage students pitch ice rink design

If all goes according to plan, Heritage High School seniors Alexa Balkema and Sarah Ervin can come to their high school reunions and take a spin on the synthetic ice skating rink they designed. … more

Hickenlooper budget would boost school funding

Colorado would give school districts more money next year and the state would make a dent in its school funding shortfall under Gov. John Hickenlooper’s proposed 2018-19 budget released Nov. 1. If the plan is approved by state lawmakers, school … more

Arapaho tribe visits, blesses namesake school

Members of the Arapaho tribe paid a visit to the local high school that bears their name on March 23, performing traditional dances and offering blessings to renew their relationship to the school in … more

ACC program helps first-time students adjust to college

Students attending college for the first time can get help with their academic and career goals through the Arapahoe Community College First-Year Experience program. The program includes a Summer … more

Jeffco students hold 'Vote For Our Lives' rally at Columbine

Hundreds gathered at Clement Park April 19, the evening before the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting, for the Vote for Our Lives Rally organized by Jefferson County … more

Girls soccer team wins 19th consecutive academic award

Littleton High School's girls varsity soccer team took home the Team Academic Award from the United Soccer Coaches organization in February, marking the team's 19th win — which ties them for most … more

LPS students plan to be part of more walkouts

Many Littleton Public Schools students plan to participate in a fresh round of school walkouts next week to advocate for gun law reform and school safety, part of a national groundswell of student … more

Lockdown precedes walkout day

Students at Heritage High School got a scare on March 13, the day before widespread walkouts to protest school violence and memorialize shooting victims, when the school was briefly locked down after … more

Parents, students, educators rally at state Capitol

School choice advocates from around the state gathered Feb. 16 at the Colorado Capitol to send a message to state legislators about cyberschools and online learning in Colorado. Parents, students and … more
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