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Drive-in graduation

While COVID-19’s strictures keeping Vantage Point High School’s class of 2020 from finishing their year with their friends, it could stop them from celebrating. The high school’s 2020 … more

PRIMARY 2020 | Decisive win for Murray in Republican race for CU regent, District 6

Richard Murray bested fellow Highlands Ranch Republican Priscilla Rahn by nearly a 2-1 margin in the party primary race to decide who will face the Democratic opponent for the University of Colorado … more

2020 primary: Republican candidates for CU regents, District 6

Two Highlands Ranch Republicans are facing off in the party’s June 30 primary for the University of Colorado Board of Regents seat that represents the 6th Congressional District. The board consists … more

Community colleges launch improved admission system

A new, guaranteed admission program will provide Colorado Community College System students pursuing an associate degree a more solid path to admission to a partner four-year university. Arapahoe … more

Class of 2020, Metro North: Together, apart

We asked local high school graduating seniors to complete a questionnaire online and printed excerpts in the May 28 editions. Here are their full edited answers. more

Activity book for students to focus on financial literacy

Economic Literacy Colorado has partnered with Bellco Credit Union to create an activity book for elementary students so they can further the conversation about financial literacy with their parents … more

Virtual, delayed graduations the rule for high schools

Area high schools are handling the job of honoring their graduating seniors differently this year, thanks to COVID-19 and two-months long public shut down. Some will wait out the pandemic, opting for … more

Mines students using 3-D printers to make protective medical gear

Just days after returning home to Loveland from Colorado School of Mines last month, Paul Slayback came across an article in his hometown newspaper about an organization that was attempting to enlist … more

Polis 'optimistic' but not certain about schools re-opening in August

Gov. Jared Polis said he expects in-person classes to resume at the state's schools in the fall, but acknowledged that it isn't certain. more

Denver metro area school districts close for the school year

As Colorado braces for the COVID-19 peak to hit, 14 Denver metro area school districts jointly announced they will remain closed to in-person learning for the remainder of the school year. … more

Colorado extends statewide school closure through April 30

Gov. Jared Polis extended Colorado's statewide school closure through April 30, lining up with federal social distancing guidelines that the White House extended to the end of the month. Polis' … more

Disenfecting the schools

With students and teachers scheduled to be working remotely from their homes through April 17, crews at Westminster Public Schools took the time to disinfect every inch of the buildings, an effort to … more

Schools working to take classwork online

It isn’t so easy to replicate a school day if the schools are closed for a whole series of days. “But we’ve had a few positive comments on our district Facebook page,” Oliver Grenham, chief … more

School meals offered by Adams 12, Westminster Public School districts

School meal pickup times Families can pick up meals for their students daily at one of the following locations. Times vary. Adams 12 Schools 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Horizon High School Legacy High … more

Colorado school testing canceled this year amid COVID-19 concern; AP testing moves online

On March 17, the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) released a statement saying end-of-the-year assessments including the Colorado Measures of Academic Success, or CMAS, “will be paused for … more

Colleges, universities taking precautions

As with many institutions across the nation, Denver-area colleges and universities are taking precautions aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19. Here is a look at what schools are doing: … more

State education rally leads more schools to announce closing March 19

More school districts across Colorado will close March 19, letting teachers participate in the CEA Educator Day of Action, a rally at the State Capitol to promote public funding for education. Adams … more

Students ask council to invest in Lake Arbor project

With its upcoming plans to dredge Lake Arbor and remove excess sediment, the city is considering working a $10,000 proposal into the mix after the proposal’s authors — a sixth-grade class from … more

Westminster students savor cookie challenge

Culinary teacher Christopher Hill said he was simply asking his students to think outside the box. The result, according to judges in his Westminster High School classroom, was a subtly flavored … more

Local school to compete in Science Bowl

Middle school students from Woodrow Wilson Charter School in Westminster will compete Feb. 1 in the 2020 National Science Bowl, sponsored by the Department of Energy and managed by the department’s … more
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