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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

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

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

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

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

Drilling down on Jeffco assessment results

During the Sept. 2, Jefferson County Board of Education meeting, District officials including Dr. Carol Eaton, Executive Director of Instructional Data Services, presented the board an overview of … more

Pool discussion center stage at Jeffco School Board meeting

Meyers pool in Arvada is home to five Jeffco school swim and dive teams. In fact, Jeffco Public Schools is one of Meyers’ largest users, with more than 900 Jeffco students swimming there. The … more

Let’s hear it for the band - and orchestra too!

Football, soccer — a lot of fall school activities get a lot of press coverage every year while another pursuit that requires practice, dedication, teamwork and a lot of hard work goes relatively … more

Jeffco assessment results are in — and not great

2020-21 state assessment data is incomplete but combined with information from MAP (Measure of Academic Progress), CMAS (Colorado Measures of Academic Success), Acadience and SAT (Scholastic Aptitude … more

Tough opening night for Jeffco School Board over masks

The first assignment of the new school year for the Jeffco Public Schools Board of Education was to delve into the debate around masking of school-age children. more

Masks in preschools draws mixed reviews

Jefferson County Public Health interjected a bit of a bombshell into the first week of school across the county when it announced less than 24 hours before the first day of school that all students … more

What's new at Golden middle schools? Science rooms, a music room garage door and more

The students returning to classrooms at Golden’s Bell Middle School and the Manning School of Academics & Arts on Aug. 17 and 18 had plenty to be excited about. For one, it was the first time … more

Scenes from the first day of school in Jeffco schools

Wilmot Elementary School in Evergreen was full of cheers with some tears Aug. 17, as students returned to school. Some kindergarten parents took advantage of the available boxes of tissue while … more
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