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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

Four vie for two seats on Littleton school board

Four candidates are running for the two seats up for grabs this fall on Littleton Public Schools’ five-member Board of Education. Board secretary Robert Reichardt will seek a second four-year term, … more

High marks but little change on state tests at LPS

Littleton Public Schools continued a trend of high scores on state assessment tests, though officials say there’s still a ways to go to meet state goals. LPS students performed well above state … more

Aerospace middle school Colorado Skies Academy opens at Centennial Airport

The awkward middle school years got an exciting boost for many students last week when Colorado Skies Academy opened at Centennial Airport. “It was very exciting the see students actively engaged … more

LPS students head back to class

School was back in session for Littleton Public Schools students on Aug. 16, and for sixth-graders at Newton Middle School, that meant going to a new school. They'll get yet another new school before … more

Comcast awards scholarships to area students

Comcast awarded $75,000 in scholarships to 30 college-bound students across Colorado, including students from the metro Denver area, as part of the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program. … more

Pinnacol Foundation scholarships total $474,890

The Pinnacol Foundation recently awarded $474,890 in scholarships to 100 students across Colorado for the 2019-20 academic year. The foundation provides scholarships each year to students whose … more

Reporter Stories: First Day of School at STEM, last day for our reporter

We talk with our Douglas County School District reporter Alex DeWind on her last day about covering the first day of school at Highlands Ranch's STEM School. more

A warm welcome back to STEM School

Students and staff of STEM School Highlands Ranch were welcomed back from summer break with hundreds of hand-painted wooden stars. Each a foot long, adorned in messages of encouragement and cheerful … more

Classes to begin at ACC's Sturm campus on Aug. 19

A grand opening celebration of the Arapahoe Community College Sturm Collaboration Campus at Castle Rock will feature an interactive tour of the new facility and a chance to meet with faculty, staff … more

LPS students head back to school: 5 things to know

Wrap up that back-to-school shopping, because classes start at Littleton Public Schools on Aug. 16. Here are five things to know before the first bell rings. Full-day kindergarten begins … more

Jeffco Schools announces decision not to reconstruct Columbine

When Principal Scott Christy learned the school district was considering the demolition and reconstruction of Columbine High School, “I was emotionally torn,” he said. “I don't think there's … more

Community event to support STEM families this Saturday

Dina Barnum doesn't have a child at STEM School Highlands Ranch, but like many people in the community, she feels for the parents who do. To help STEM families transition back to school following the … more

ACC Foundation receives $80,000 grant

The Arapahoe Community College Foundation has received an $80,000 grant from the Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation to develop and implement the RESPECT Initiative (Readying, Educating, Supporting, … more

Littleton Public Schools kicks off largest-ever bond projects

Mallet-wielding school board members took the first swings at the walls of the old Ames Elementary School in Centennial on June 13, officially kicking off a series of projects under Littleton Public … more

Jeffco school district considering tearing down old Columbine High School

Dear Jeffco Public Schools parents, staff, students, and community members, On April 20, 1999, the Jeffco community was rocked by the then unimaginable school shooting which took the lives of … more

LPS, South Suburban offer free breakfast, lunch to kids

They say there’s no such thing as a free lunch, but kids in Littleton might see things differently. Littleton Public Schools will provide free breakfast snacks and hot lunches to kids under 18 at … more

Area schools boast their Street Smarts

Schools that participated in the Street Smarts program during the 2018-19 school year were awarded gift cards totaling $12,000 from the Streets at SouthGlenn. According to a news release, the May 16 … more

Heritage grads reminded to be authentic

Heritage High School's class of 2019 went off into the world with a reminder: you're not perfect. In the age of social media, it's important to remember life isn't always as great as we portray it … more

Arapahoe grads shaped by challenges

Arapahoe High School's class of 2019 has already faced its fair share of challenges. “It was a hard year to be a Warrior,” said Board of Education member Robert Reichardt, addressing the … more
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