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Littleton school board votes to close East Elementary

Littleton Public Schools will consolidate East and Moody elementary schools into a new building on the Moody Elementary campus, the school board decided unanimously on March 30. The decision means … more

Littleton Public Schools mulls closing some elementaries

Littleton Public Schools officials are drawing closer to a decision on how to consolidate two north Littleton elementary schools, part of long-term efforts that will likely see the district's 13 … more

Angela Christensen picked to fill Littleton school board vacancy

Angela Christensen will become Littleton Public Schools' newest board member, selected by a unanimous vote of the rest of the board on Feb. 25 to fill the vacancy left after Carrie Warren-Gully was … more

Littleton Public Schools to return to classrooms full-time March 15

Littleton Public Schools is slated to bring all middle and high school students back for full-time, in-person classroom learning starting March 15, more than a month ahead of schedule. “We've heard … more

Mark McKenna, Heritage High School teacher, dies at 62

Heritage High School lost a devoted educator on Feb. 22 as Mark McKenna passed away at age 62. McKenna, who taught family and consumer sciences, died “due to a suspected medical issue,” according … more

Students, adults remember Cherry Creek freshman Jack Padilla two years later

Two years after a compassionate Cherry Creek High School freshman died by suicide, his friends and family continue to push for changes in how schools approach students' mental health challenges. Rick … more

Littleton Public Schools' nutrition chief: keep no-charge meals after COVID

The sun did little to chase away the single-digit cold on Feb. 12 as Sarah Kinney hopped from foot to foot outside Arapahoe High School. Standing beside a tall rack loaded with bags of food, Kinney … more

A high-tech tour of Jeffco’s DeAngelis Center

The alarm is jarring. It sounds like a high-pitched metallic banging put through an electronic synthesizer. It jangles your nerves and causes an almost physical reaction with every pulse. The voices … more

The day that changed everything

It started off as a beautiful day, he said. The kind of Colorado day we get in late April, when students sit outside at lunch and think about the summer ahead. It was the kind of day, he said, that … more

For LPS, transition presents challenges

Eliot Ewy was getting pretty tired of online school. After Littleton Public Schools returned to all-online instruction in November, the 7-year-old first-grader at Centennial Elementary spent the tail … more

Littleton Public Schools launches search for new board member

As Carrie Warren-Gully leaves the Littleton Public Schools Board of Education for her new role as a county commissioner, district officials say her replacement should be someone who is ready to leave … more

Teachers must wait for COVID-19 vaccine in Colorado as others given priority

Teachers and other school staff must wait for COVID vaccinations until after first responders and people 70 and older are vaccinated, state officials told local public health agencies Jan. 5. The … more

With expanded testing, Denver metro school districts hope for January return

Testing for quarantined students, some preemptive testing in schools and modified quarantine requirements are expected to be the ticket to more consistent in-person classes for several school … more

Littleton Public Schools eyes January classroom return

Littleton Public Schools is planning to bring elementary school students back to classrooms for full-week in-person classes in early January, with an eye toward bringing all students back in phases, … more

Election creates opening on LPS board

Littleton Public Schools will soon be searching for a new school board member, as current board member Carrie Warren-Gully prepares to step down after winning a seat on the Arapahoe County Board of … more

Littleton Public Schools switches to remote learning in face of climbing COVID numbers

Littleton Public Schools will switch to all-remote learning beginning Nov. 17 and running through the rest of the fall semester in the face of climbing COVID-19 numbers, according to an announcement … more

As nearby districts go online, Littleton Public Schools hopes to stay in-person

As COVID-19 cases surge and metro area school districts switch back to remote learning, Littleton Public Schools officials say they want to maintain in-person learning as long as possible. As of the … more

Littleton Public Schools wins tax increase to offset faltering state support

Littleton Public Schools will stave off what district officials called catastrophic cuts after voters solidly approved Ballot Issue 4C, which raises property taxes to make up for eroding state … more

Snow day for much of the Denver metro area

Denver metro area schools will largely be closed on Monday, Oct. 26, due to the low temperatures and snow accumulation caused by the recent storm. Read on for details to individual districts. more

Stadium renamed for Randy Penn

The Englewood Public Schools stadium is now officially named Randy Penn Stadium, committing to history the name of a man who left an indelible mark on generations of young athletes and students. … more
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