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Q&A with Braeden Fried, ThunderRidge High School graduate

Fried played football and is passionate about history. He’s not positive what he wants to do in life, but he knows he wants to continue playing football. What profession or career do you want to … more

Q&A with John Bustamante, Highlands Ranch High School graduate

The first few years of high school I wasn’t involved too much, and that honestly was really big regret for me. But senior year I joined this class called ACE, which stands Alternative Cooperative … more

Highlands Ranch High School Class of 2018: What have you learned that you will carry with you for the rest of your life?

I've learned that finding a purpose for everything you do is essential. I made goals for myself throughout high school, and every part of the last four years has led me to my dream college, Brigham … more

Q&A with Kendall Racanelli, Mountain Vista High School graduate

Racanelli played softball and was involved in American Sign Language Honor Society, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Young Life. She also enjoyed volunteering. Next year, she will be attending … more

Douglas County School District pays $1.3M settlement to family of student with special needs

After a years-long legal battle, the court case involving the Douglas County School District and the family of a son with special needs has been resolved. On May 3, the school district paid $1.32 … more

Mountain Vista High School Class of 2018: What have you learned that you will carry with you for the rest of your life?

It's so important to build strong and long-lasting relationships with people. — Haley Kolseth I've learned the importance of time management and that without it, I would be behind in everything. … more

Q&A with Payton Grove, SkyView Academy graduate

Grove participated in track and ran cross country, qualifying for the state meet all four years. She’s a member of the National Honor Society and has completed the required 160 hours of volunteer … more

SkyView Academy Class of 2018: What have you learned that you will carry with you for the rest of your life?

Challenges and problems aren't a stopping point. I've learned a lot of resilience. You just have to look and be diligent in finding solutions to the problem. — Grace Miller-Forrest, SkyView Academy … more

STEM School Highlands Ranch Class of 2018: What have you learned that you will carry with you for the rest of your life?

I have learned how valuable resilience and determination are. It's always good to have dreams and plans, but adaptability is just as important. Just because something doesn't go how you planned — a … more

CU South Denver offers principal licensure program

Aspiring principals and teachers interested in becoming leaders in their schools and districts can enroll in the Administrative Leadership and Policy Studies program at CU South Denver in Lone Tree. … more

Q&A with Madison Tenney, STEM School Highlands Ranch graduate

Tenney participates in student government, National Honor Society, and Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica. She’s also a member of Girls in STEM Denver. This fall, she will be attending the University of … more

Douglas County students leave class to advocate for school safety

In front of the main entrance to Highlands Ranch High School stood about 100 students. Some held up large posters with writing, others chanted, “We want change and we want it now,” and, “Show … more

Parent Academy in Douglas County starts Feb. 1

Douglas County parents are invited to a free workshop on social media and human trafficking Feb. 1 from 6-8:30 p.m. at Charles Schwab, 9800 Schwab Way, Lone Tree. Douglas County Sheriff’s Office … more

ACC nursing program rated fifth in state

Arapahoe Community College in Littleton has been ranked as the fifth-best registered nursing program in Colorado by RegisteredNursing.org. The organization analyzed NCLEX-RN pass rates, meaning the … more

Poll finds most Americans think teachers are underpaid

Americans overwhelmingly believe teachers don't make enough money, and half say they'd support paying higher taxes to give educators a raise. The findings of the new poll from The Associated … more

Alliance Project grant to be awarded to schools

Applications are being accepted from public schools for the 2018-19 Alliance Project grant to assist teachers with curriculum-relevant programs from 32 major arts and science organizations. The … more

Women engineering into the future

Wendy Weiman’s high school counselors suggested social work as a good career for her. But even as a child, Weiman knew she wanted to become an engineer. And as she got older, her curiosity for how … more

Metro area schools look to later start times

Research says that a later school start time positively impacts alertness, mental health, wellness and behavior in high school and middle school students, which means students are better prepared to … more

Douglas County School Board approves contract for new superintendent

The school board's choice to become the new superintendent of the Douglas County School District is being offered an annual salary of $258,420, according to a contract unanimously approved by the … more

As state cuts back, college student costs soar in Colorado

In 2000, Colorado taxpayers footed 68 percent of the costs of a college degree, with students chipping in about one-third. Two decades and two recessions later, that ratio has nearly flipped as state … more
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