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Adams 14 files complaint with state board of education

The ongoing war of words between the Adams 14 School District and the Colorado State Board of Education is heading for a court hearing.  The district filed a complaint for judicial review … more

What the end of universal free meals means for Englewood and Littleton schools

For Englewood and Littleton schools, universal free meals ended after Congress failed to include billions in funding for the program in its $1.5 trillion 2022 budget. It means districts will have to contend with feeding less as the rules around who can receive free and reduced meals tightens.  more

Parents ask RE-8 board to keep FLHS football program

The Weld Re-8 school board heard pleas to keep the Fort Lupton High School football program May 26. They … more

Littleton High School seniors graduate amid springtime showers

A bitter-cold rain shower was far from enough to keep nearly 300 Littleton High School seniors from accepting their diploma during an outside ceremony on the school's track field May 20.  more

Kiowa Schools will keep Indians mascot

The Kiowa School District won its year-long battle to keep its Indians mascot on May 19, when the Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs voted to allow the district to keep the Indians name and imagery. more

Fort Lupton football program may be on the chopping block

The Weld Re-8 board of education pointed its budget eyes toward the Fort Lupton High School athletic program during a May 12 workshop. The area of specific interest was the Bluedevils' football … more

Adams 14 loses state accreditation, must partner for reorganization

DENVER -- The Adams 14 School District will reorganine, thanks to a pair of actions from the state board of education May 10. The board removed the district's accreditation and ordered it to … more

Fort Lupton teacher honored after 31 years in the school district

For 31 years, Angeles Navarro taught many generations of students in the Weld Re-8 School District from elementary to high school.  Navarro migrated from Guanajuato, Mexico to Fort Lupton and … more

Parents to Re-8 board: School bullying has to stop 

To paraphrase the late actor Peter Finch in the movie “Network,” a handful of Weld RE-8 School District parents are mad about bullying and they’re not going to take … more

Weld Re-8 ponders use of Narcan for emergencies

The Weld Re-8 School District nurse wants the district to allow the use of Narcan in emergency situations. Paula Samide made the request of the school board during an April 28 … more

‘We’re on the air’

Behind the mic. Behind a camera. Setting up streams and the behind-the-scenes pieces that go into on-air … more

State board to Adams 14: Come back with co-management plan

DENVER -- The Colorado State Board of Education told Adams 14 School District officials to present a co-management plan next month. The vote from the state board was unanimous. A subcommittee … more

Englewood schools to spend $24,000 in grant money on mental health promotion

The Englewood School District will invest $24,000 in grant funds into mental health iniatives after recieving money through Kaiser Permanente's Thriving Shcools program. The money is part of … more

Littleton Public Schools staffer took the food-insecurity fight to Congress

Jessica Gould, who also serves as chair of the Public Policy & Legislative Committee for the School Nutrition Association or SNA, joined a team of advocates in Washington, D.C. recently to urge lawmakers to keep school funding in its latest spending package. more

State recommends closing Adams City HS, district reorganization

The state of the Adams 14 School District was on the mind of Superintendent Karla Loria, so much so that she updated the community on Facebook last week. Dear Members of Team Adams 14, As you … more

Failure Award Scholarship applications being accepted

The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver) is accepting scholarship applications for its annual Failure Award Scholarship. The scholarship is worth $20,000 and it can be used at any … more

Colorado again loosens school COVID guidance

Citing a continued decline in the recent coronavirus surge, the state public health department updated its school COVID-19 guidance, laying out an option for K-12 schools to start treating the virus more like other infectious diseases in schools. more

Mask mandates lifted around Denver metro area

As Colorado has seen a continued decline in coronavirus spread, several counties have lifted the mask mandates that swept through the Denver metro area for schools and other indoor public places. more

Clark named second principal at Riverdale Ridge High School

  27J Schools tabbed Cody Clark as the new principal at Riverdale Ridge High School,. effective July 1. Clark will replace Terry Elliot, the first principal at the 4-year-old school, which … more

How death threats over a vaccine clinic hosted by Littleton Public Schools led to days of anxiety, urgency for the district

New details about death threats sent to the Littleton Public Schools superintendent and board following controversy over a district-hosted vaccine clinic convey days of anxiety, uncertainty and urgency for the district. more
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