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Remote learning a possibility in Brighton schools

It's a case of same song, new verses, new year when it comes to the 27J schools system and COVID-19 concerns. Because of the rising number of COVID cases this winter -- largely because of the … more

Jeffco School Board gives January update

In the most recent Jeffco School Board meeting, several topics were discussed without covering a ton of new ground. COVID-19 policies and monitoring were clarified, a group of worried Fitzmorris parents and staff spoke during public comment and district employees continue to leave during a time when many departments are already short-staffed. more

Marshall Fire impacts 27-J employee

The recent Marshall Fire in Boulder County impacted 27J Schools employee Ted Chavez. Chavez, who's been with the district for more than 25 years as a mechanic in the transportation department, is … more

Re-8 on a delayed start Jan. 6

RE-8 schools will open one hour late Jan. 6 because of predictions of blowing snow and cold temperatures. RE-8 Superintendent Alan Kaylor posted the information to the district's web page. more

Adams 12 to open late Jan. 6

Adams 12 Schools will open two hours late Jan. 6 because anticipated bad weather -- namely snow and cold temperatures. "School will start two hours after normal time at every level, and morning … more

27J to open late Jan. 6

The 27J School District will open two hours late Jan. 6 because of the cold, snowy weather and the potential for poor road conditions. "This means buses will run two hours later than normal, and … more

Jeffco school Board receives update on Social, Emotional, Behavioral Screener

Fall 2021 saw Jeffco Schools take a systemic approach to the implementation of a Social, Emotional, Behavioral (SEB) Screener for the first time. more

Jeffco Teacher Honored for Blood Drive Work

Dakota Ridge High School physical education teacher Amy Ziegler was inducted into the Fresenius Kabi Blood Donation Hall of Fame on Nov. 15 for her dedication to organizing blood drives at the school … more

Rough review of academic functions in Jeffco Schools

Educational leadership consultant Jaime Aquino gave a review of academic functions in the district during the Nov. 10, Jeffco Board of Education study session. Aquino was hired as a consultant to … more

Outside evaluation of Jeffco Schools’ CIP

In the Nov. 10 Jeffco School Board study session, representatives of Moss Adams, a public accounting firm gave a presentation on an evaluation of the school district’s Capital Improvement Program … more

The problem with money in politics

A few weeks ago, I stumbled into an event that, it turns out, was a fundraiser for a politician. I had other things to do, so I didn’t give it a lot of thought, but I did take a moment to look … more

Adams 14 schools to close Friday

Adams 14 School District joined at least two other districts in the Denver area in closing its schools Friday, Nov. 12. The reason is the same .. staffing shortages. The district announced on its … more

Adapted athletics students take to the football field

Jeffco Schools adapted athletics students from across the district competed Oct. 20 in Flag Football Day at Trailblazer Stadium and Creighton Middle School. “These kids, often times they get … more

Election Results 2021: Jefferson County - school board, Arvada, Golden, Lakewood, Westminster, Wheat Ridge

Welcome to the Colorado Community Media Election 2021 results page for Jefferson County. Below, you can find links to the races and ballot measures that matter to you, brought to you by the … more

Election Results 2021: Union-backed candidates win in Jeffco school board races

The election today will determine control of the Jeffco Public Schools school district's Board of Education.  Expiring terms for President, Susan Harmon (District 2), 1st Vice President, Brad … more

Judge temporarily blocks Douglas County mask-rule exemption

A federal judge temporarily halted Douglas County’s public health order, which allowed people to opt out of mask mandates and restricted quarantines, during an Oct. 26 ruling. U.S. District … more

CTE opportunities for Jeffco students — an overview

Career and Technical Education (CTE) was the main topic of October’s Jeffco Board of Education meeting. Seen as a pathway to career and college readiness, CTE has been a component of Jeffco schools … more

Election 2021: Jefferson County Voters Guide

Welcome to the Colorado Community Media Election 2021 Voters Guide for Adams County and other portions of the north metro Dever area. Below, you can find links to candidate questionnaires for the … more

Election 2021: Jeffco school board candidate Q&As

2021 Candidates for positions on the Board of Education for Jeffco Public Schools were sent a candidate questionnaire. Below are links to each candidate. Be sure to check out the Jeffco Election … more

Apex board votes to approve Meyers Pool project

At the Oct. 7 meeting of the Apex Parks and Recreation District Board of Directors, the board voted to unanimously approve a proposal for an intergovernmental agreement that would work towards … more
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