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Governor touts preschool expansion during Littleton visit

Gov. Jared Polis and two state lawmakers visited Littleton's Village Preschool on Jan. 17, touting the benefits of a proposed preschool expansion on the heels of a full-day kindergarten program … more

LPS to pull cash from savings as budget cuts loom

Facing a $4.2 million budget cut, Littleton Public Schools will pull $1 million out of its savings to help soften the blow, the board of education decided unanimously Jan. 16. The move comes as LPS … more

Education notes

Community conversations The LPS school board will host four community conversation events about culture and climate, diversity, safety and security, and mental health. It's an opportunity to learn … more

STEM victims claim injury, wrongful death against school and district

Victims of the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting, including the parents of slain senior Kendrick Castillo, have begun the process of suing the school and the Douglas County School District for … more

Bulletin board: Updates on schools near you

Here's a roundup of recent news from schools in the Littleton and Cherry Creek school districts: Cherry Creek School District • Grandview High School congratulated Christian Charles, viola, and … more

Charter group claims Littleton Public Schools unfairly withholds funds

The Colorado League of Charter Schools is seeking to revoke Littleton Public Schools' exclusive authority over its two charter schools, alleging LPS has failed to equitably distribute funds between … more

Reichardt, McCrary win LPS board seats

Robert Reichardt and Lindley McCrary landed the two seats on the Littleton Public Schools Board of Education, defeating candidates Jessica Roe and Crysti Copp. Reichardt, the sole incumbent in the … more

At LPS forum, lessons in how to care for each other

It's not up to kids to be each other's therapists. That was one of the key takeaways from “Ghosted,” a combination stage play and mental health workshop hosted by Littleton Public Schools at … more

STEM to host youth mental health, wellness event

Learn how to tell the difference between normal teen behavior and something more serious, and find out what kinds of help are available during an upcoming youth mental health and wellness program. … more

Jessica Roe: Candidate for Littleton Public Schools Board of Education

City or town of residence: Centennial Occupation: Journalist, private investigator, full-time law student Contact information: Jroe4LPS@gmail.com, www.JRoe4LPS.com Why are you seeking this office? … more

Robert Reichardt: Candidate for Littleton Public Schools Board of Education

City or town of residence: Littleton Occupation: Education researcher Contact information: robert@robertrforeducation.com, www.robertrforeducation.com Why are you seeking this office? Serving on the … more

Lindley McCrary: Candidate for Littleton Public Schools Board of Education

City or town of residence: Littleton Occupation: Education researcher Contact information: lindley@lindleyforlps.com, lindleyforlps.com Why are you seeking this office? I am seeking this office … more

Crysti Copp: Candidate for Littleton Public Schools Board of Education

City or town of residence: Centennial Occupation: Part-time office manager with Run4Fund$, full-time mom Contact information: copp4lps@gmail.com, www.copp4lps.com Why are you seeking this office? I … more

Teen suicide PSAs released by coalition of Colorado state offices, parents, teens

When the impact of a suicide started to take a toll on Jim Janicek's kids, he knew he had to do something. “My kids go to Arapahoe High School,” Janicek told a crowd at the Ralph L. Carr Colorado … more

Littleton Public Schools to be subject of youth suicide study

Littleton Public Schools will form one-half of a long-term study into the relationship between social environments and youth suicide. Dr. Anna Mueller, a professor of sociology from Indiana … more

Littleton school board candidates tackle issues

Achievement gaps, budget woes and a disturbingly high suicide rate. The four candidates vying for two seats on the Littleton Public Schools Board of Education — Crysti Copp, Lindley McCrary, … more

Littleton High's baseball field renamed to honor former coach

Littleton High School's baseball field has a new name: Willie White Field, after the longtime coach who led and inspired young men for a generation. White, 84, was the guest of honor on Sept. 28, as … more

ACC registered apprenticeship programs get grant

Arapahoe Community College has received a $140,000 grant from the American Association of Community Colleges to support the expansion of the college’s registered apprenticeship programs. The AACC … more

Making a connection

On a hot day at Belleview Park in Englewood, students, families and faculty of Colorado Connections Academy, an online K-12 school, gathered for a back-to-school picnic on Sept. 17. The picnic had … more

2020 National Merit semifinalists named

Semifinals in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program have been announced. The program honors individual students who show exceptional academic ability and potential for success in rigorous … more
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