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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

D’Evelyn rallies from double-digit deficit to edge Golden in OT

The path for boys basketball teams in Class 4A Jeffco League can be like driving on the roads of Colorado at night during a winter snowstorm … the journey can be long and treacherous a times, but if navigated correctly, you can get to your destination. more

About 41% of Jeffco TABOR checks still uncashed

Why did we get checks? Jefferson County taxpayers received TABOR refund checks in the mail last month, as required by the state’s Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights Amendment (TABOR). The TABOR Amendment … 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 School Board votes yes on new Arvada Aquatics Complex

During its Dec. 9 regular meeting, the Jefferson County Board of Education voted to approve operative documents to complete the partnership with Apex Parks and Recreation District and the City of Arvada to replace the aging Meyers Pool.  more

Q&A: Cary Johnson, expert on shopping safe this holiday season

Cary Johnson doesn’t want to alarm anyone. He does, however, want to keep older adults safe from identity theft and credit card fraud this holiday season — a time of year when crooks are on high … more

Saving young lives in Jeffco and beyond

During the 2001-02 school year, four students at Green Mountain High School took their own lives within a nine-month timespan.  A sense of loss reverberated through the community, leaving an indelible mark and inspiring three members of a nearby church to find a way to help. more

GOP candidates stump for anti-vax protesters

Hours before Jefferson County Public Health passed its latest health order requiring masks to be worn in public places by those 3-years and older, a large crowd gathered in the JCPH parking lot to … 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

Mask mandate for indoor spaces in Jeffco

The Jefferson County Public Health department's board voted 4-1 Monday to pass a new health ordinance to require people ages 3 and older to wear masks when within public indoor spaces as a COVID-19 safety measure.  more

The great slate debate

Another odd-number year Election Day, another school board election with slates of candidates in Jefferson County. We deserve better. While school board members in Jefferson County represent specific … 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

No charges filed against Arvada Police officer in Olde Town shooting

The Arvada Police officer who shot Johnny Hurley — recognized as the Good Samaritan in the June 21 Olde Town shooting — has been cleared of legal wrongdoing by First Judicial District Attorney … 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

Jefferson County mailing TABOR refund checks

Jefferson County taxpayers will soon receive a TABOR refund check in the mail, as required by the state’s Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights Amendment (TABOR). The TABOR Amendment requires governments in … 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
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