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Class of 2019 scholarships boost Rotary past $1 million mark

A record 21 recipients propelled the Rotary Club of Westminster’s scholarship program to more than $1 million awarded since it began in the 1990s. This year’s grantees were presented scholarships … more

'While we may not be invincible ... we are STEM strong'

Standing tall in their royal blue gowns, STEM School Highlands Ranch graduates ignored the dark skies, light rain and dropping temperatures May 20 … more

Westminster High School's Graduation 2019

Seniors, teachers and family members gathered at the Coors Event Center on the University of Colorado Campus May 15 for graduation and commencment ceremonies for the Class of 2019. In all, 413 … more

Mountain Range High School's Graduation 2019

Seniors, teachers and family members gathered at the Coors Event Center on the University of Colorado Campus May 15 for graduation and commencment ceremonies for the Class of 2019. In all, 413 … more

Northglenn High School Class of 2019

Seniors, teachers and family members gathered at the Coors Event Center on the University of Colorado Campus May 13 for graduation and commencment ceremonies for the Class of 2019. In all, 387 … more

Thornton High School Graduation 2019

Seniors, teachers and family members gathered at the Coors Event Center on the University of Colorado Campus May 15 for graduation and commencment ceremonies for the Class of 2019. In all, 303 … more

Standley Lake High School's class of 2019

There were nothing but smiles at the FirstBank Center on May 16 as Standley Lake High School's class of 2019 graduated. Loved ones packed the arena to support and cheer on their graduates. Among … more

Procession honors Kendrick Castillo at memorial service in Highlands Ranch

About 250 Jeep enthusiasts gathered in Highlands Ranch on May 15 to ride in a procession ahead of a celebration of life service for Kendrick Castillo. According to license plates, vehicles came from … more

Supreme learning opportunity

While many of the Westminster High School students had practical questions for Colorado’s Supreme Court Justices and attorneys — questions like what makes a person a legal expert on a given topic … more

Community members welcome STEM students back with words of love

On a cloudless day, the sun beaming down, a small group of parents and children stood along Barrons Boulevard in Highlands Ranch waving posters with words of encouragement. “You are … more

Documents reveal dispute between sheriff's office, STEM over resource officer contract

Documents distributed as part of a news release by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office on May 10 show disagreement, and some underlying tension, led to the discontinuation of a contract that provided … more

STEM denies allegations made by anonymous parent

The executive director of STEM School Highlands Ranch adamantly denies allegations made by an anonymous school parent that the school's climate and culture are out of control. "I can't even fathom … more

STEM School students walk out of shooting vigil amid frustration

A vigil that brought politicians, activists and several hundred students and parents to Highlands Ranch High School after the nearby STEM School shooting devolved into chaos and chants, with many students expressing frustration with the event’s political overtones on gun policy. more

Jeffco’s young readers, writers honored at annual ceremony

Todd Fahnestock writes because it makes magic. “And because it makes lives and because it saves lives,” he said. “Writers … created heroes to look up to when my real-life heroes had failed … more

Multiple students injured, one killed in shooting at STEM School in Highlands Ranch

Eight students were wounded and one was killed in a shooting at STEM High School in Highlands Ranch on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. The two suspects were in custody. more

Colorado students awarded Boettcher scholarships

Graduating seniors in the Colorado Community Media coverage area are among those named 2019 Boettcher Foundation Scholars, according to a news release from the foundation. “The Boettcher Foundation … more

Traveling solo with grandkids part II

Sandi Poindexter, grandparent and worldwide traveler has more suggestions for traveling solo with a grandchild based on research and personal experience in part two. She suggests to set expectations, … more

Riverdale's RavenFest fun

Amazon opens its doors to Thornton STEM students

Their Amazon tour guides told the kids from Thornton’s STEM Launch School they could ask anything they wanted — and so, they did. Who built the robots that populate the 800,000 square foot … more

`Hard to compare' security before Columbine

Chris Wilderman was a Northglenn Police officer back on April 20, 1999, when the first calls about a shooting at a metro Denver High School first started coming in. “I was heading to a school, … more
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