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Library Para Nicole Crow shows off new books secured for Fitzmorris Elementary School
Oh The Places You'll Go with a Lifelong Love of Books
10/02/2019
New library para Nicole Crow acquires new books for school library, inspired by her love of books and Dr. Seuss
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AHS student work on project-based-learning career pathway
AHS picked as 9NEWS Cool School
09/27/2019
Arvada High School was chosen as 9NEWS Cool School for implementing new teaching model of Project Based Learning (PBL) into career pathways
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Dr. Jason Glass, Jeffco Public Schools Superintendent and Chief Learner
Learning the Jeffco Deeper Learning Model
09/19/2019
In Jeffco, we believe students need it all - both an experience-based education where they learn and practice important skills for their future AND a strong base of factual content knowledge. Toward that end, we are introducing an expanded level of instructional supports and resources for our schools that we call the Jeffco Deeper Learning Model. The model includes four parts: Plan, Teach, Assess, and Reflect.
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Roman learns to walk with help from his community.
Arvada community unites to help boy learn to walk
09/18/2019
A community comes together to make a difference. Jeffco Public Schools employees and Arvada PD Student Resource Officer Brad Gagon help 6yr-old Roman take steps to a better future, literally.
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Bell Middle School 6th-grader inspires Athleta to design new sweatshirt to fit her lifestyle
Bell Middle School 6th-grader inspires Athleta to design new sweatshirt
09/18/2019
Own Your Power! Bell Middle School 6th-grader Sabrina Streich inspires Athleta to design new sweatshirt that fits her lifestyle.
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Dr. Jason Glass, Superintendent and Chief Learner, Jeffco Public Schools
Talking School Board Elections with Dr. Glass
09/06/2019
Dr. Glass speaks about the Fall 2019 School Board Elections. Two of the five seats for the Jeffco Public Schools Board of Education are up for election this year.
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West Jefferson MS Chef Adeline Pulioff competes on Chopped Junior
West Jefferson MS Chef Competes on "Chopped Junior"
09/03/2019
West Jefferson MS Chef competes on The Food Network's "Chopped Junior"
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Edgewater JSEL Celebrates Another Great Summer Program
08/07/2019
Edgewater's JSEL program was a huge hit this summer! Students, families, and staff took part in an end-of-program celebration, "Learning Around the World."
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Hop On Board the Energy Bus
05/21/2019
A Jeffco elementary school uses a school bus theme as part of its efforts to transform student task and create motivated learners.
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This is Possible Because People Love You
05/21/2019
Jeffco creates a K-12 STEM pathway for some of its most highly impacted schools with the help of a generous donor.
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North Arvada Middle School Attends FCCLA State Leadership Conference
05/09/2019
The North Arvada Middle School Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) students represented well at the state leadership conference.
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Golden High School's Wish Club Holds Annual Wish Week
05/09/2019
Golden High School’s Wish Club held their annual Wish Week to support Make-A-Wish® Foundation.
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Wilmot Elementary Receives President's Environmental Youth Award & Other Accolades
05/09/2019
Congratulations to the Green Team Superheroes of Wilmot Elementary for receiving the President’s Environmental Youth Award (PEYA).
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Mind the Gap: Jeffco Summer of Early Learning
05/08/2019
As part of the 2019 Jeffco Schools Foundation "Elevate Education" gala, the spotlight was shone on the Jeffco Summer of Early Learning (JSEL) program.
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Reg Cox, AKA The Connector
05/08/2019
The 2019 Jeffco Schools Foundation "Elevate Education" gala took time out to recognize a key partner in making our school district a better place.
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The Explorers: Jeffco High School Students Explore Future Career Options Now
05/08/2019
Jeffco's "Career Explore" program gives high school students a new vision for what success can be, with the help of work-based learning.
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Lakewood High School Hosts Area Elementary Schools for Young Writers Conference
04/26/2019
Area elementary schools sent 170 kindergarten through 6th grade students to share their writing at the Young Writers Conference.
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A Ranger, a Rescuer & Me
04/24/2019
Students in Jeffco's School to Work Alliance Program (SWAP) investigate careers that are anything but the usual nine to five.
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The Little Theater Company
04/24/2019
A Jeffco charter school mounts an ambitious production of "The Miracle Worker."
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Student Kaden Forsha Competed in American Ninja Warrior Junior Semi-Finals
04/15/2019
Ute Meadows Elementary student Kaden Forsha moved onto the semi-finals of the hit TV show American Ninja Warrior Junior!
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Bradford K-8 North Teacher Awarded a National Geographic Fellowship
04/15/2019
Bradford K-8 North social studies teacher Alisha Lindsey was awarded a National Geographic Fellowship.
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Two Roads Charter School Senior Noelle Mayer a Real Standout
04/15/2019
Noelle "Ellie" Mayer was named a Boettcher Foundation Scholar, but that is just one of her many accomplishments.
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A Different Type of Scholarship
04/15/2019
Warren Tech student Kevin Mikulich earns a unique scholarship with the U.S. Army.
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Unsung Heroes: A Message from Superintendent Dr. Jason Glass
04/05/2019
Superintendent Dr. Jason Glass highlights the work of an often overlooked group in Jeffco Public Schools: support professionals.
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The Many Faces of Family Engagement
04/04/2019
Student success in Jeffco just wouldn't happen without community involvement in schools. Learn how that involvement takes a variety of forms.
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Project SEARCH: Helping Students with Disabilities Find Success
04/01/2019
Jeffco Public Schools has a unique school-to-work program for high school students with significant disabilities: Project SEARCH.
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Green Mountain High School Coach Wins Double-Goal Coach Award
04/01/2019
Green Mountain High School coach Clint Boston has won the Double-Goal Coach Award!
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Golden Civic Foundation Donates to Golden-Area Schools
04/01/2019
The Golden Civic Foundation celebrated the donation of funds to Golden schools at the annual Community Grants luncheon.
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Stopping the World for Family: A Message from Superintendent Dr. Jason Glass
03/22/2019
Superintendent Dr. Jason Glass discusses the importance of spending time with family over this spring break.
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A Ribbon for Katrina
03/22/2019
A Jeffco exchange student is earning acclaim for her abilities as a portrait artist.
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North Arvada Middle School’s Students Association Competed at TSA State Conference
03/14/2019
Students competed at the TSA State Conference in late February, against thousands of students from all around Colorado.
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Arvada West Student Caitlin Danborn Runner-Up for the 2019 Dorothy Greer Scholarship
03/14/2019
Arvada West High School senior Caitlin Danborn was named runner-up for the 2019 Dorothy Greer Scholarship from the Colorado Student Media Association (CSMA).
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No Classroom, No Problem (Part 1)
03/07/2019
A Jeffco high schooler who runs a rescue for farm animals explains the benefits of finishing her schooling virtually.
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No Classroom, No Problem (Part 2)
03/07/2019
Jeffco's Virtual Academy is a place where students get to flex their flexible learning muscles.
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The Caregivers
03/01/2019
Wheat Ridge High School opens a Certified Nursing Assistance lab designed to train students in caregiving
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I Didn't Really Expect It
03/01/2019
The Jeffco Schools Foundation and Red Rocks Community College host a wide ranging exhibit of art created by Jeffco elementary students. The Jeffco Schools Foundation and Red Rocks Community College host a wide-ranging exhibit of art created by Jeffco elementary students.
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Swanson Elementary Students on Super School News
03/01/2019
Swanson Elementary students share stories on Rocky Mountain PBS’ Super School News.
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Shaffer Elementary Helps Out Lakewood Police K-9 Unit
03/01/2019
Shaffer Elementary students donate to the Lakewood Police Department K-9 Unit.
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A Better Way to Bargain: A Message from Superintendent Dr. Glass
02/22/2019
Superintendent Dr. Jason Glass discusses the Interest-Based Bargaining process with JCEA.
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Jeffco Well-Represented at CMEA Conference
02/19/2019
Bravo to all of the teachers and programs that represented Jeffco at the CMEA conference in January.
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Congrats to Students Selected to All-County Honor Band and Orchestra!
02/19/2019
Congratulations to all of the students selected to the Jeffco Public Schools All-County Honor Band and Orchestra!
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Avid for AVID
02/14/2019
Pomona High Schooll finds success with a program tailor-made for college and career readiness.
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Making It Great For ’68 Part 1
02/13/2019
Culinary arts students at Warren Tech are tasked with catering the 50th-anniversary reunion of a Jeffco high school.
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Making It Great For ’68 Part 2
02/13/2019
The Jefferson High School Class of 1968 turns to Jeffco students to cater their 50th reunion dinner.
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Fairmount Production Studio Visits District Communication Services
02/04/2019
Students from the Fairmount Production Studio at Fairmount Elementary went on a field trip to the Communications Department.
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Dakota Ridge High School Athletic Director Named Certified Master Athletic Administrator
02/04/2019
The National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) named Matt Heckel, Assistant Principal/Athletic Director at Dakota Ridge High School, a Certified Master Athletic Administrator.
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B Is for Bison
01/30/2019
Jeffco students find out what it takes to judge bison at the National Western Stock Show.
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The Gift Wave
01/30/2019
An outreach to California fire victims turns into an ongoing kindness project at Rooney Ranch Elementary.
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A Special Little Place
01/30/2019
Students, staff, and community reflect on their love of Green Gables Elementary School.
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A Complicated (But Good) Budget Process Ahead: A Message from Superintendent Dr. Glass
01/25/2019
Dr. Jason Glass discusses how 5A and 5B, along with the Colorado state budget, affect the upcoming budget process for Jeffco Public Schools.
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Arvada West High School Starts HOSA Chapter
01/22/2019
Arvada West High School has officially started a local HOSA chapter.
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From Class to Court
01/16/2019
Students at D'Evelyn Jr./Sr. High experience a Colorado Court of Appeals judicial proceeding as part of the "Courts in the Community" program.
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One Super Car is Never Enough
01/10/2019
STEM students from two Jeffco high schools team up to create new designs in fuel efficient vehicles.
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Get Your Tech On 2019
01/10/2019
Jeffco's Ed Tech department hosts a day of learning for Jeffco educators to explore the benefits and pitfalls of educational technology.
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Jeffco Students Honored at State Thespian Conference
01/03/2019
Jeffco high school actors, designers, playwrights, and technicians were honored at the 54th Annual Colorado State Thespian Conference.
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Lukas Elementary Hosts Annual Hygiene Drive
01/03/2019
Lukas Elementary student council hosted their annual hygiene drive.
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Little Elementary Became Whoville for Family Night
01/03/2019
Little Elementary celebrated their Winter Family Engagement Night with a Whoville theme.
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Standley Lake High School's PTSA AOK Club Support Families in Need
01/03/2019
Standley Lake High School’s Acts of Kindness Club helped support over 50 families in need this holiday season.
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Ready for Launch
12/19/2018
Jeffco high school students witness the successful blastoff of their microgravity experiment after winning a Marvel competition.
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The Mount Carbon Kindies
12/12/2018
Two kindergarten teachers share their secrets for success.
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Bryan Wickoren named 2019 Adapted P.E. Teacher of the Year
12/03/2018
Bryan Wickoren named 2019 Adapted P.E. Teacher of the Year by the Central District Society of Health And Physical Educators (SHAPE).
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Prospect Valley Elementary Student Spreads Kindness
12/03/2018
Prospect Valley Elementary fifth-grader Lily Johnson leads initiative to spread kindness at her school.
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Kendrick Lakes Celebrate 2018 Blue Ribbon
12/03/2018
Kendrick Lakes Elementary celebrates their 2018 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence award.
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Two Roads Charter School Hosts “Fun Run”
12/03/2018
Two Roads Charter School hosted its first-ever “Fun Run.”
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Green Mountain Elementary Food Services Staffers Recognized
12/03/2018
Green Mountain Elementary food services staffers recognized by Jeffco FNS and the Sustainable Green Mountain Neighborhood.
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Jeffco Public Schools Supports Action Center on Thanksgiving
12/03/2018
Jeffco Public Schools students and staff support the Action Center’s Thanksgiving dinner box project.
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Lakewood High School Students Excel in Writing Competition
12/03/2018
Lakewood High School students excel in the 8th Annual Dr. Howard F. Beckley Writing Competition.
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Jeffco Hero Awards: Kym O'Donnell
11/30/2018
Jeffco Schools Foundation honors Jeffco Public Schools students and teachers of extraordinary character, leadership, and strength.
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Jeffco Hero Awards: Amos Baca
11/30/2018
Jeffco Schools Foundation honors Jeffco Public Schools students and teachers of extraordinary character, leadership, and strength.
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Jeffco Hero Awards: Isaac Mohr
11/30/2018
Jeffco Schools Foundation honors Jeffco Public Schools students and teachers of extraordinary character, leadership, and strength.
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Jeffco Hero Awards: Kenneth Godoy
11/30/2018
Jeffco Schools Foundation honors Jeffco Public Schools students and teachers of extraordinary character, leadership, and strength.
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Jeffco Hero Awards: Adrena Rocha
11/30/2018
Jeffco Schools Foundation honors Jeffco Public Schools students and teachers of extraordinary character, leadership, and strength.
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Jeffco Hero Awards: Lisa Ragon
11/30/2018
Jeffco Schools Foundation honors Jeffco Public Schools students and teachers of extraordinary character, leadership, and strength.
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Jeffco Hero Awards: Maxlene Augustin
11/30/2018
Jeffco Schools Foundation honors Jeffco Public Schools students and teachers of extraordinary character, leadership, and strength.
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Jeffco Hero Awards: Ron Woitalewicz
11/30/2018
Jeffco Schools Foundation honors Jeffco Public Schools students and teachers of extraordinary character, leadership, and strength.
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Jeffco Hero Awards: Rusty Owston
11/30/2018
Jeffco Schools Foundation honors Jeffco Public Schools students and teachers of extraordinary character, leadership, and strength.
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The Results of the 2018 Election are Finally In: A Message from Superintendent Dr. Glass
11/16/2018
The results of the 2018 election are finally in and they mean improved opportunities for students, better pay for our educators and staff, and improved buildings in Jeffco!
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Jeffco Public Schools Supports Vape-Free November in Colorado
11/13/2018
On November 2, Governor John Hickenlooper proclaimed November as “Vape-Free November” to bring attention to Colorado’s teen vaping crisis and highlight several statewide strategies to combat youth use of e-cigarettes.
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Jeffco Schools Participate in Fuel Up to Play 60
11/12/2018
Many Jeffco schools participate in the Fuel Up to Play 60 program to encourage healthy eating and activity.
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Mt. Carbon Students Participate in Heartland Hero Essay Contest
11/12/2018
This past month, Mount Carbon 5th grade students participated in the Heartland Hero Essay Contest.
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Hackberry Hill Hosts Free Clothing Swap & Shop
11/12/2018
Hackberry Hill Elementary had their first ever free Clothing Swap & Shop.
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Kyffin Elementary Hosts Bike Rodeo
10/26/2018
Kyffin Elementary partnered with Jeffco Sherriff’s Office, Jeffco Security, and SCL Health Lutheran Medical Center to host a Bike Rodeo.
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Pomona & Ralston Valley High Schools are CLEAR Award Winners
10/26/2018
Pomona High School and Ralston Valley High School were honored as CLEAR Award winners by the Colorado Congress of Foreign Language Teachers.
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Jeffco Educators Recognized by CABE
10/26/2018
The Colorado Association of Bilingual Educators (CABE) named Molhom Elementary instructional assistant Diana Guevara Mondragon the 2018 Instructional Assistant of the Year and ESL/Dual Language Director Catherine Baldwin-Johnson the 2018 Educational Leader of the Year.
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Dutch Creek Elementary Collaborates with Clyfford Still Museum
10/26/2018
Dutch Creek Elementary students and teachers collaborated with the Clyford Still Museum to create a private evening gallery visit at the Museum.
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Dennison Elementary Earns Library Summer Reading Champion Award
10/26/2018
Dennison Elementary students earned the Jefferson County Public Library’s Elementary Summer Reading Champion Award
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Future Funding: Warren Tech South
10/24/2018
As Jeffco voters prepare to make future funding decisions for the district, JPS-TV is airing this three-part series to provide some context. In Part Three, Jeffco Public Schools Multimedia Journalist Jack Maher looks at the possibility of adding a third Warren Tech campus to alleviate class waits and provide new training options for students.
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Future Funding: Growing Pains
10/22/2018
As Jeffco voters prepare to make future funding decisions for the district, JPS-TV is airing this three-part series to provide some context. In Part Two, Jeffco Public Schools Multimedia Journalist Jack Maher looks at the challenges the district has in keeping up with an expanding population in North Arvada.
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Sustainability Planning & Action in Jeffco
10/17/2018
At the student and district level, implementing environmentally responsible tactics help save the planet and money.
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Future Funding: The Rose Stein Effect
10/17/2018
As Jeffco voters prepare to make future funding decisions for the district, JPS-TV is airing this three-part series to provide some context. In Part One, Jeffco Public Schools Multimedia Journalist Jack Maher looks at what's involved in renovating older schools.
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Jefferson County Charter Schools Consortium Earns A+ Advocate Award
10/15/2018
The Colorado League of Charter Schools awarded the Jefferson County Charter Schools Consortium (JCSC) the A+ Advocate Award.
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Hippy with a "Y"
10/11/2018
A Jeffco program with a catchy nickname is helping parents get ready to send their children off to school for the very first time.
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Operation Surprise
10/11/2018
A U.S. Marine on leave springs a homecoming surprise on his two younger brothers at a Jeffco elementary school.
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Jeffco Public Schools Creates Food & Nutrition Task Force
10/05/2018
The task force will examine current and best/next practices in providing healthy and nutritious meals for our students, as well as sustainable practices when it comes to waste.
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Bell Middle School Students Tackle Energy Savings & Sustainability
10/01/2018
Bell Middle School 8th grade iSTEM students are using the Paris Climate Accord to frame their fall PBL.
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Green Mountain High School Wins Succeeds Prize
10/01/2018
Green Mountain High School won the $15,000 Succeeds Prize for Excellence in Education Innovation.
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Ute Meadows Student an American Ninja Warrior Junior
10/01/2018
Ute Meadows Elementary 4th-grader Kaden Forsha is an American Ninja Warrior Junior.
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The Queen of Foster Elementary
09/27/2018
A beloved Jeffco paraprofessional marks more than 50 years at her school.
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The Flutist
09/27/2018
A talented Golden High School graduate describes a musical journey that has taken her from humble grade school beginnings to concert halls.
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A Meeting with the Mayor: Part One
09/25/2018
Bear Creek High School students earn some hard-won lessons as part of the urban portion of their Senior Field Studies program.
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A Meeting with The Mayor: Part Two
09/25/2018
Senior Field Studies students at Bear Creek High School see the fruition of weeks of effort as part of the urban portion of their semester-long experience.
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Preparing Students for Their Futures Through Authentic Learning & CTE: A Message from Superintendent Dr. Glass
09/21/2018
Superintendent Dr. Glass discusses the importance of preparing our students for the workforce through authentic learning and career/technical education.
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Twenty-Three Jeffco National Merit Semifinalists, Six from D’Evelyn Jr./Sr. High School
09/17/2018
The semifinalist recognition received by these outstanding students reflects their intellect, work ethic, and commitment to excellence.
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Westgate Parent Honored by Lakewood Mayor
09/17/2018
Westgate Elementary parent Beth Parker received the Lakewood Mayor’s Inspiration Award.
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The All-Terrain Learner
09/13/2018
A Jeffco sixth-grader with a movement disorder experiences Outdoor Lab thanks to a determined team effort.
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Title I's FSP Kicked-Off the School Year with a Family Picnic
08/30/2018
Families, engagement liaisons, and principals at the 32 Title I schools celebrated the new school year.
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Green Mountain High School Hosted the 10th Annual Ram Run 5K Run/Walk
08/30/2018
A community-building event that involved Lakewood businesses, local sponsors, and the Green Mountain area feeder schools.
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The Bulldog Builders
08/29/2018
Arvada High School partners with Warren Tech to offer students a direct track into the construction trade.
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Green Mountain High School Cross Country Celebrates 45 Years of Excellence
08/23/2018
The Green Mountain High School Cross Country program celebrated 45 years of excellence with a new tradition, the GMXC Hall of Fame.
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Everitt Middle School P.E. Teacher Named SHAPE P.E. Teacher of the Year
08/23/2018
Everitt Middle School P.E. teacher honored as the Middle School P.E. Teacher of the Year by SHAPE (Society of Health and Physical Educators).
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Outdoor Lab Foundation and Alameda Alumni Present Donation to Lakewood Elementary Schools
08/23/2018
The Outdoor Lab Foundation and Alameda High School Class of 1968 presented a donation to Lakewood elementary schools, helping fund Outdoor Lab tuition for students in need.
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Jeffco Election Questions Take Shape: A Message from Dr. Jason Glass
08/17/2018
Dr. Jason Glass discusses the district leadership's proposal for a possible bond and mill levy.
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Madhvi the Advocate
08/16/2018
A Jeffco third-grader takes action on her concerns about environmental damage from plastics and Styrofoam.
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Bear Creek High School Theatre Company in the Limelight
08/14/2018
Bear Creek Theatre Company partnered with The Denver Center for the Performing Arts and the Tony Award®-winning musical "Dear Evan Hansen"
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Facilities & Construction Had a Busy Summer
08/14/2018
While most of us were enjoying our downtime over the summer, the facilities and construction departments were busy tackling projects at 70 percent of our schools.
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Creighton Middle School Receives Alliance Project Grant for 2018-19
08/13/2018
Creighton Middle School was selected for the 2018-19 school year to participate in the Alliance Project Grant, along with their partner school Slater Elementary.
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Ralston Valley High School Student Wins Video Challenge Award
08/13/2018
Ayla Charness decided to enter a state-wide video competition for cancer awareness offered by Catch it in Time to reach out to others.
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Camp Tiger Claw
08/06/2018
The Thompson Elementary Tigers launched into summer with a two-day extravaganza of creative ideas to try at home.
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A Place to Grow
08/01/2018
Compass Montessori Golden operates a student-run farm as part of its educational mission.
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Who Put that Lake on Our Lawn?
07/25/2018
Sobesky Academy organized a special day of adventures to help keep students focused and motivated.
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No, Not a Rodeo, a ROADeo
07/17/2018
Jeffco school bus drivers put their skills to the ultimate test.
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In Search of Ancient Traces Part Two
07/12/2018
Jeffco students entrusted with a surface archaeology project on sacred Navajo land make a surprising discovery.
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Team Cleaning
07/10/2018
It seems the best way to give Jeffco school buildings a good summer scrubbing is to take a strength in numbers approach.
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In Search of Ancient Traces Part One
07/10/2018
Jeffco students travel to the Four Corners region to help document the lives of canyon dwellers through the ages.
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Outdoor Lab Foundation Selected Best Nonprofit in Lakewood Area
06/28/2018
The Outdoor Lab Foundation, who supports sustains and advocates for the Outdoor Lab program, a 61-year rite of passage in the Jefferson County community with over 385,000 alumni, was voted by readers of Colorado Community Media 2018 best nonprofit in the Arvada area.
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The GT Whiz Kids
06/11/2018
Prospect Valley Elementary GT students are challenged and guided by a dedicated tutor.
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The Learning Lab
06/11/2018
Jeffco's professional teaching model includes opportunities for educators to see their peers in action.
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E-Cigarettes & Teens: What You Should Know
06/01/2018
E-cigarettes are the most commonly used tobacco product among youth in the U.S., which is concerning for many reasons.
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Survey Says: A Message from the Superintendent
06/01/2018
Survey Says: Jeffco Community Members & Employees Support Direction & Potential Election Questions
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Welcome to Our New Principals
05/31/2018
Congratulations and welcome to our new principals for the 2018-19 school year!
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Free Horizon Montessori Celebrates International Walk to School Day
05/25/2018
Free Horizon Montessori joined schools from around the world to celebrate International Walk to School Day on May 9.
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Swanson Elementary's Fun with Flags
05/25/2018
Swanson Elementary celebrated the completion of a very special community project.
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Sobesky Academy Adventure Day
05/25/2018
Sobesky Academy held their second annual Adventure Day
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Another Successful Year
05/18/2018
A message from Superintendent Dr. Jason Glass
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The Proof of Perseverance
05/17/2018
Two Jeffco schools that focus on educating students with special needs host an art show at the Lakewood Cultural Center.
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The Robot Olympians
05/15/2018
Elementary students across Jeffco come together for a robotics scrimmage.
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Special Delivery at Green Mountain Elementary
05/10/2018
Jeffco first graders deliver some spring kindness to the neighborhoods surrounding their school.
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Franky the Fashionista
05/10/2018
A Jeffco art teacher looks back on the humble beginnings of a student fashion show he helped launch that has now grown to international proportions.
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Jeffco Track Stars Shine Before State Meet
05/10/2018
Pomona High School senior Ryan Marquez and Standley Lake High School junior Tyler Williams excel on the track.
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Alameda International Jr./Sr. High School Students Compete in Test of Engineering Aptitude
05/10/2018
Alameda Jr./Sr. High School students competed in the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers 2018 Technology Student Association Test of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics & Science.
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Witt STEM Elementary Celebrated Kindness
05/10/2018
Witt STEM Elementary had an opportunity to celebrate kindness with two of their current students and a teacher from 32 years ago.
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Everitt Middle School & Stevens Elementary Students Demonstrate Virtual Reality Use in Space Exploration
05/10/2018
A team of engineers from the CU visited with GT students at both Everitt Middle School and Stevens Elementary to demonstrate how augmented virtual reality is used in space exploration!
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Wish for Wheels At it Again at Vivian Elementary
05/10/2018
Every second-grade student at Vivian Elementary School received a bike and helmet!
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North Arvada Middle School Took First Place at SeaPerch Competition
05/10/2018
The North Arvada Middle School chapter of the Technology Student Association won first place in the inaugural state-level SeaPerch competition, held in conjunction with the Colorado TSA.
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Leawood Students Participate in Choice Learning Day
05/10/2018
Leawood Elementary enjoyed a choice learning day where they took part in authentic, meaningful, and engaging projects tied to the curriculum at each grade level.
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Conifer High Schools DECA Chapter Excels at National Competition
05/10/2018
Conifer High School's DECA Chapter competed with 18,000 other DECA students from around the globe in the International Career Development Conference.
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Swanson Elementary's Band of Colts Performed at the Denver Art Museum's Dia del Nino
05/10/2018
Swanson Elementary's modern rock band, Band of Colts, got the audience's toes tapping at the Denver Art Museum's celebration of all children, Dia del Nino.
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Warren Tech's Second Annual Arson Investigation a Great Success
05/10/2018
Warren Tech fire science, criminal justice, forensic science, and building trades students team up with fire investigators, Rob Sprenkle and Mark Campbell, to get some real-world experience in arson crime scene investigation.
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A Lakewood Student's FIRST Robotics Team Took Second Place at World Championship
05/10/2018
Lakewood High School student Jocelyn Holman, took second place with her team at the FIRST Robotics Competition World Championship in Houston.
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West Jefferson Middle School Students Team Up with Weston Snowboards & National Forest Foundation
05/10/2018
West Jefferson Middle School computer teacher Jason Wooldridge had his eighth-grade graphic design class team up with Weston Snowboards and the National Forest Foundation.
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Bear Creek High School Teacher Nominated for Harris History Teacher Award
05/10/2018
Kelly Cvanciger of Bear Creek High School was nominated for the Harris History Teacher Award by the University of Colorado Denver, administrator of the National History Day (NHD) program in Colorado.
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Indian Education Community Liaison Named 2017-18 ACT College & Career Readiness Champion
05/10/2018
Katherine Flecksing, Indian Education community liaison, was named a 2017-2018 ACT College and Career Readiness Champion for the K-12 professional category.
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Edgewater Elementary Students Competed in State Stock Market Game Year-Long Challenge
05/10/2018
Edgewater Elementary students won first place in the State of Colorado Middle School Stock Market Game Year-Long Challenge and the SIFMA Foundation.
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Class of 2018 Boettcher Foundation Scholars Includes Two Jeffco Seniors
05/10/2018
The Boettcher Foundation announced its 2018 Class of Boettcher Scholars, including two Jeffco seniors.
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Mandalay Middle School Students Host Humanities Fair
05/10/2018
The eighth grade language arts class at Mandalay Middle School held a Humanities Fair.
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Lakewood Students Headed to Helmerich School of Drama
04/30/2018
Lakewood High School Theatre Company students headed to the University of Oklahoma’s highly-selective Helmerich School of Drama.
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JA Secondary Principal a CU Outstanding Educator
04/30/2018
Jefferson Academy Secondary Principal selected as a 2018 University of Colorado Boulder’s Outstanding Colorado Educator
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Standley Lake Students Perform at Comedy Sportz
04/30/2018
Standley Lake High School students participated in the first-ever High School League at Comedy Sportz.
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17th Annual AWRSAY Recognition Ceremony
04/30/2018
Pomona High School hosted the 17th Annual AWRSAY Recognition Ceremony.
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Author Conducts Workshops at Green Gables
04/30/2018
Author Gary Hogg (of Charlie Bacon fame) conducted workshops with Green Gables Elementary students.
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Wheat Ridge STEM Received New Horizon Award
04/30/2018
The Wheat Ridge High School STEM program received the New Horizon Award from the Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation.
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The Braillist
04/24/2018
There's a Jeffco employee who works hard to make sure the students she serves have everything they need for their learning journeys.
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The Deadline Artists
04/24/2018
Lakewood High School's Tiger TV is giving students the opportunity to experience the world of broadcast news.
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School Funding for 2018-19 - Part 2: A Message from Superintendent Dr. Glass
04/20/2018
Dr. Glass looks ahead to the fall ballot and beyond for what may be on the horizon for K-12 public school funding.
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We Are Columbine
04/19/2018
Students and staff at Columbine High explain what Rebel pride means to them.
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Built to Last
04/13/2018
Warren Tech students help complete a concrete walkway and outdoor learning space with guidance from Baker Concrete Construction.
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Pomona High School Junior a Musical Marvel
04/12/2018
The Pomona junior was named to the Jeffco All-County High School Band, All-State Orchestra, All-State Band, and 2018 University of Colorado Honor High School Band.
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Stevens & Prospect Valley Compete in Paper Airplane Challenge
04/11/2018
Stevens Elementary and Prospect Valley Elementary were challenged by local realtor Guy Nahmiach to bring their best flight teams and compete in a paper airplane contest.
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Bell Middle School Girls in STEM Club Host Hackathon
04/11/2018
The Bell Middle School Girls in STEM Club, sponsored by Jen Flores and Jen Bates, hosted their first annual Hackathon.
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West Jefferson Middle School Teacher Receives Jeffco PTA Crystal Apple Award
04/11/2018
West Jefferson Middle School instrumental music teacher Laura Garrison received the Jeffco PTA Crystal Apple Teacher of the Year Award.
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Jeffco's 21st Century Virtual Academy Offers Engaging Online Option for Students
04/06/2018
Jeffco Public School's 21st Century Virtual Academy (JVA) is an option school with many exciting and engaging online course offerings available to all Jeffco students at no cost.
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The Honor Roll at Fitzmorris Elementary
04/06/2018
A Jeffco elementary school celebrates its students who are meeting or exceeding academic standards and more.
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Warren Tech Students Participate in ROCK Week
04/02/2018
Baker Concrete Construction donated their time and resources to teach a week-long course, ROCK Week, at Warren Tech.
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Mitchell Elementary Student and School of Mines Student Speak Common Language: Math
04/02/2018
Student Daniel Xia is still learning English but engages in animated discussions about advanced math concepts with School of Mines Student Fritz Hilbirk.
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Lawrence Elementary Hosts International Night
04/02/2018
Sixth-graders prepared each activity room based on their social studies content.
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Radio Personality Hal Moore Shares Experience with Green Mountain High School Students
04/02/2018
Clint Boston and the students of the History and Social Impact of Rock and Roll class at Green Mountain High School asked a radio legend to stop by and share his story.
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A Lesson in Hydroponics at Bradford K-8
03/14/2018
Bradford K-8 students grow and sell produce at their own farmer's market.
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Arvada West High School Agriculture Students Participate in Colorado Garden & Home Show
03/09/2018
Arvada West High School agriculture students designed this year’s student garden at the Colorado Garden & Home Show.
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Pomona High School PAH Students Showcase Latest Projects
03/09/2018
Pomona High School PAH (Pomona Arts and Humanities) students showcased their latest projects at their monthly meeting.
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Green Mountain High School Track & Cross Country Students Show Support for Parkland Florida
03/09/2018
Green Mountain High School track and cross country runners run to show support for lives lost at Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida.
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Jeffco Mascots Join Mines Mascot Madness
03/09/2018
Jeffco mascots joined Mines Mascot Madness at the Colorado School of Mines men’s basketball game.
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Green Mountain High School Students Experience Google Expeditions Augmented Reality Pioneer Program
03/09/2018
Green Mountain High School biology, geography, U.S. history, and geometry students experience Google Expeditions Augmented Reality Pioneer Program.
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Arvada High School Principal Selected for 2017 Image Award
03/09/2018
Arvada High School Principal Gina Rivas selected as the 2017 Image Award Winner by the Arvada Chamber of Commerce.
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North Arvada Middle School Students Host Traffic Safety Program
03/09/2018
North Arvada Middle School Family and Consumer Sciences students held a traffic safety program.
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Two Jeffco Middle School 'Shrek the Musical, Jr.' Productions Join Forces
03/09/2018
Carmody and Dunstan middle schools’ productions of ‘Shrek the Musical, Jr.’ joined forces to collaborate and learn from each other.
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Lincoln Academy Charter School Celebrates 20th Anniversary
03/09/2018
Lincoln Academy Charter School celebrated 20 years of educating with excellence.
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Ataraxia
03/06/2018
The Standley Lake High School community commissions a special piece of music to honor a beloved student with a life-threatening disorder.
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The Rebirth of Rose Stein
03/06/2018
Rose Stein International Elementary is bringing back the school's strong tradition after a two-year closure and remodel.
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Are You Sure This Is a School Play?
03/06/2018
Mortensen Elementary is getting a reputation for applying professional polish to student productions like “The Little Mermaid” thanks to a dedicated team of school staffers and volunteers.
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Chatfield High School's Green Machine Sent to ISS
02/28/2018
An engineering experiment students developed sent to International Space Station
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Mandalay Middle School Students "Speed Date" Books
02/28/2018
Students got a chance to "speed date" with various books in the LMC.
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Brady High School & Parmalee Elementary School Secretaries Nominated for National Award
02/28/2018
Brady High School secretary Janet Patton and Parmalee Elementary School enrollment secretary Jodi Rueschhoff have been nominated for the 2017-18 National LifeChanger of the Year Award.