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Colorado extends statewide school closure through April 30; stay-at-home extension still unclear

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

C-Lab aims to restructure higher ed using blockchain tech

For those working in higher education, there’s no shortage of possible solutions when it comes to inequity or student debt said Taylor Kendal, chief strategy adviser at education nonprofit Learning … more

Sixth-grade science project aims to clean up Lake Arbor

A project that has taken over the entire sixth grade class at Moore Middle School — and will soon find its way into Arvada City Hall — started with one 11-year-old, Zach Ford, while he was on a … more

New year brings new school for Thornton middle schoolers

A group of eastern Thornton middle school students and teachers will get a treat in the New Year — the early opening of their new school. Sixth, seventh and eighth graders at Adams County School … more

WPS head Swanson wins state education honors

Westminster Public School’s superintendent Pamela Swanson has been picked as the 2020 Superintendent of the Year by the Colorado Association of School Executives. Swanson, a one-time principal in … more

Presidential award bestowed upon STEM lab teacher

When Jina Bradford finished second grade, she knew she wanted to become a teacher when she grew up. The Colorado native went on to achieve her goal, and has been teaching young children for nearly 16 … more

Bollman renovations give career programs a lift

The auto repair lab at Thornton’s Bollman Technical Center, with numerous bays and lifts and brand new sets of tools, is the envy of professional shops, according to the school’s students. “It … 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

'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

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

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
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