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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
Caroline Fuller, whose children attend Wheat Ridge High School, came away from a recent community forum about Jeffco Schools’ proposed bond and tax rate increase still searching for more information. “I’m looking for a reason to feel … more
When she graduated from Heritage High School in 2013, Maggie Cullen didn’t think going to college was in her future. But … more
In the wake of a new state law requiring school districts in Colorado to allow for medical marijuana use by approved students, Littleton Public Schools is developing a policy guiding use. Affected students make up a very small subset of students … 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
Jordan Smith, a fifth-grade student from Golden View Classical Academy in Golden, stood on the steps of the state Capitol and spoke about her school and the opportunities it provides. She said she … more
Staff from the Keystone Policy Center came away from the first meeting on the best way to increase blended learning opportunities — using a digital component for some or all of the instruction — with good and bad news. The good news — there … more
The Dictionary Project has provided dictionaries to third-graders for more than 20 years. But Littleton Rotary Club and Centennial Academy of Fine Arts take it a step further by also giving students thesauruses as fourth-graders. Rotary member … 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
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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