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Littleton Public Schools struggling with growing quarantines

Littleton Public Schools continues to endure widespread quarantines across the district as students and staff sporadically test positive for COVID-19, leaving students, parents and teachers … more

Soon-to-be Eagle Scout brings 'gaga ball' to Goddard

Goddard Middle School has a new place to play an unusual sport, thanks to a soon-to-be Eagle Scout. Faced with a summer of canceled plans, Boy Scout Collin Laughlin, 13, set out to design, plan and … more

One injured in gas leak at Littleton High School pool

One person was injured by a chlorine gas leak at the Littleton High School swimming pool on Sept. 10, according to South Metro Fire Rescue. Firefighters responded to a call for an “odor of … more

Military academy and ROTC informational Zoom on Sept. 15

On Sept. 15, between 5-7 p.m. Mountain time, the five Service Academies (U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, U.S. Coast Guard Academy) and … more

Douglas County School District superintendent resigns

Douglas County School District Superintendent Thomas Tucker tendered his resignation Tuesday night at an emergency meeting of the school board. more

Heritage High suspends in-person classes after two COVID cases

Heritage High School is transitioning to all-online learning until Sept. 14 after a staff member tested positive for the novel coronavirus, Littleton Public Schools announced on Sept. 2. Tri-County … more

Parker's Chaparral High School quarantines 88 people due to possible COVID-19 exposure

Eighty-eight people are quarantined from Chaparral High School until next week due to their possible exposure to a possible COVID-19 case. more

Littleton's Heritage High School tells 60 students, 5 staff to quarantine after positive COVID test

Heritage High School In Littleton has instructed 60 students and five staff members to self-quarantine until Sept. 13 after a student tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to a letter … more

Tiny homes for Denver homeless built by Cherry Creek students, teachers

Students who attend class in a vast, largely undeveloped section of the south metro suburbs helped build houses to stand in Denver’s inner city. There was just one more thing to do: Deliver them. … more

Arapahoe Community College president stepping down

Arapahoe Community College will bid farewell to a devoted leader next spring, after President Diana Doyle announced her retirement. Doyle announced she will step down in June 2021, ending an 11-year … more

Commentary: A student's view of in-person school

After a summer filled with ever-changing reopening plans, I finally returned to Heritage High School in Littleton to begin my senior year on Aug. 24. more

Cherry Creek School District lists 4 coronavirus cases since first day of school

The Cherry Creek School District notified families about four cases of COVID-19 among district staff and one student since school began Aug. 17. One of those cases — a staff member for Pine … more

Mines makes masked move-in

There was a point when Colorado School of Mines freshman Matthew Micha wasn’t sure if he should come to campus this year. But as he walked around with a new friend on the morning of Aug. 14 with … more

Douglas County school's 6th grade in quarantine after positive COVID-19 test

Sixth-grade students and teachers at Sand Creek Elementary School in Highlands Ranch are under quarantine for two weeks after someone in the grade tested positive for COVID-19. more

A farewell to Grace: Littleton schools security director rides off into the sunset

Guy Grace is trying to get used to waking up to silence. For years, Grace, the longtime director of security for Littleton Public Schools, personally responded to every “Safe2Tell” alert the … more

Looming Littleton school cuts spur request for tax hike

Littleton Public Schools will ask voters to approve a property tax increase this fall, hoping to stave off what district officials call “catastrophic” cuts to the district as a result of budget … more

Littleton Public Schools affirms in-person start despite concerns

Littleton Public Schools officials say the district is on track to begin the school year with in-person learning on Aug. 24, though many district teachers and parents say they remain extremely … more

D'Evelyn Jaguars graduate at last

Under a beautiful summer sunset, the D'Evelyn Class of 2020 received a belated graduation ceremony. The graduates, those who still could attend the ceremony, gathered at Jeffco Stadium on Aug. 6 to … more

Graduation 2020: After ‘unexpected detour,’ Cherry Creek seniors celebrate together (PHOTOS)

After the unorthodox celebrations where Cherry Creek School District graduates cruised through car parades in their caps and gowns this spring, the students had the chance to experience their proper … more

Columbine class of 2020's resiliency celebrated at delayed ceremony

On the last day that Columbine High School’s class of 2020 would gather together, Columbine principal Scott Christy harkened back to the students’ first day at the school. more
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