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Douglas County School District superintendent on leave of absence

Douglas County School District Superintendent Thomas Tucker has take a leave of absence, a district spokeswoman confirmed through a prepared statement from the district. more

Elizabeth students return to classroom

Joyous. That’s the word Elizabeth School District Superintendent Douglas Bissonette used to describe the return of nearly 2,400 students to schools within the Elizabeth School District. … more

Who is at the helm of Douglas County's online learning?

The Douglas County School District's online learning program is up and running after a rough start to the school year. The program, called “eLearning,” is the 100% online learning option being … more

Parker's Chaparral High School quarantines 88 people due to possible COVID-19 exposure

Eighty-eight people are quarantined from Chaparral High School until next week due to their possible exposure to a possible COVID-19 case. more

More than 800 students told to quarantine in Cherry Creek district; a school's 6th grade moved to online class

The entire sixth grade at Falcon Creek Middle School was moved to online classes through Sept. 11 after a student exhibited “major COVID-19 symptoms” after exposure to a person who tested … more

Tiny homes for Denver homeless built by Cherry Creek students, teachers

Students who attend class in a vast, largely undeveloped section of the south metro suburbs helped build houses to stand in Denver’s inner city. There was just one more thing to do: Deliver them. … more

Cherry Creek schools union chief takes in-person learning ‘one day at a time’

Kasey Ellis is no newcomer to the world of education. Once a school counselor of two years at Fox Ridge Middle School in far southeast Aurora in the Cherry Creek School District, Ellis also spent 18 … more

Arapahoe Community College president stepping down

Arapahoe Community College will bid farewell to a devoted leader next spring, after President Diana Doyle announced her retirement. Doyle announced she will step down in June 2021, ending an 11-year … more

Interview: Douglas County schools superintendent asks for patience

The Douglas County School District is asking for patience from the community as the district begins the school year under the cloud of COVID-19 and irons out kinks in its various education offerings, … more

Douglas County e-learning teachers express frustration, anxiety

As Douglas County e-learning teachers geared up for their first week of classes, starting Aug. 31 after a week-long delay, some expressed frustration and anxiety over the coming weeks, saying their … more

Commentary: A student's view of in-person school

After a summer filled with ever-changing reopening plans, I finally returned to Heritage High School in Littleton to begin my senior year on Aug. 24. more

Parker's Rocky Vista University to unveil new simulation lab

Rocky Vista University will unveil its new lab specializing in simulation health care beginning Sept. 14. The virtual grand opening will run through Sept. 18. The Parker university's Office of … more

Cherry Creek School District lists 4 coronavirus cases since first day of school

The Cherry Creek School District notified families about four cases of COVID-19 among district staff and one student since school began Aug. 17. One of those cases — a staff member for Pine … more

Cherry Creek schools reopen to enthusiasm, caution on first week back

School officials spent the months leading up to the 2020-21 school year fretting over details of safety precautions and weighing competing concerns over opening in-person classes and keeping kids … more

Douglas County school's 6th grade in quarantine after positive COVID-19 test

Sixth-grade students and teachers at Sand Creek Elementary School in Highlands Ranch are under quarantine for two weeks after someone in the grade tested positive for COVID-19. more

A farewell to Grace: Littleton schools security director rides off into the sunset

Guy Grace is trying to get used to waking up to silence. For years, Grace, the longtime director of security for Littleton Public Schools, personally responded to every “Safe2Tell” alert the … more

Looming Littleton school cuts spur request for tax hike

Littleton Public Schools will ask voters to approve a property tax increase this fall, hoping to stave off what district officials call “catastrophic” cuts to the district as a result of budget … more

Douglas County schools delay launch of online instruction

As the Douglas County teacher's union raised alarms about the readiness of schools to launch online instruction for the new school year, the school district announced Friday it is delaying the start … more

Douglas County students return to school

Douglas County students are back in district schools. The Douglas County School District brought students back to class 20% at a time the week of Aug. 17, meaning students would have one day of … more

2020 Panthers part ways with Pomona

2020’s graduating Pomona Panthers enjoyed one last chance to say goodbye at an Aug. 15 graduation ceremony at Arvada’s North Area Athletic Complex. More than a hundred graduates were able to … more
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