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Remote learning a possibility in Brighton schools

It's a case of same song, new verses, new year when it comes to the 27J schools system and COVID-19 concerns. Because of the rising number of COVID cases this winter -- largely because of the … more

Adams 14 ends contract with management company

Adams 14 School District and Adams 14 School Succeed, also known as MGT America Consulting, are business partners no more. The district's board terminated the contract Jan. 11. The notice takes … more

Thanks to Clear Creek County voters

This time of year is always good to reflect, give thanks and chart a course for the upcoming year. more

Adams 14 schools go remote

Students in the Adams 14 School District will be doing remote learning the week of Monday, Jan. 10. The reason is the spread of COVID cases. According to a statement from the district, Adams … more

Super-food trucks swing by King-Murphy

King-Murphy’s first graders have proved they are chefs, entrepreneurs and philanthropists as part of a fun unit on, of all things, economics. more

District officials to discuss instruction strategies for Clear Creek School District

The Clear Creek School District has some work to do regarding student instruction. more

Clear Creek School District’s bus barn to be built on track

The Clear Creek School District’s bus barn will be moved to the track south of Building 103 despite county and Idaho Springs officials hoping it could be used for affordable housing. more

In Colorado schools, scenes of disruption, destruction

Veronica Bell’s classroom devolved into a place of destruction this school year, with kids snapping pencils out of frustration, tearing up decorations and bulletin boards, and ripping math books to … more

Weld County Re-8 school board turns down attempt to ban critical race theory curriculum

The Weld County Re-8 board of education voted down an attempt to ban critical race theory curriculum in the district. Cody LeBlanc and Jaime Sierra, the co-presenters of the resolution, were the … more

Clear Creek school board hires bond management firm

A firm called Jacobs will be tasked with administering the bond approved by voters in November. On Nov. 30, the Clear Creek school board tasked Superintendent Karen Quanbeck and Facilities Director Justin Watanabe to negotiate a contract with the firm for no more than $1.7 million to administer the $33 million bond. more

Mitch Houston lauded for work on Clear Creek school board

Mitch Houston has bid farewell to the Clear Creek school board. Houston, who served on the board for eight years, six of them as board president, was term limited and could not run for the position again. The board elected Sandi Schuessler as the new president on Nov. 30. more

A Renaissance Affair - CCHS students revive Madrigal Dinner tradition

“A Jester’s Test: A Clear Creek Madrigal Dinner” had something for everyone — Renaissance attire, Christmas carols, acrobatics, sword-fighting, wassail and even a choral rendition of Smash … more

They came to the Colorado Center for the Blind seeking confidence. They left traumatized.

Sexual abuses were kept quiet for decades at the world-renowned Littleton school, former students and employees allege more

King-Murphy playground nears completion

King-Murphy's second graders were digging up the dirt in their playground. They donned hard hats and grabbed shovels on Nov. 8 to break ground for the last section of their new playground. They put … more

Local nonprofit pushing to use vacant Dumont building for child care

With the county taking a year to develop a subarea plan for the Dumont-Lawson-Downieville region, a local nonprofit has asked to house a temporary child care facility in the county-owned building on … more

Taking the squash to school: Pumpkin Smash returns to Carlson Elementary

The annual Pumpkin Smash returned to its roots at Carlson Elementary — and other local schools — last week. Scraps-to-Soil, a local composting nonprofit, started held the first Pumpkin Smash at … more

Adams 14 accepts two charter school applications

Adams School District 14 said it has two charter school applications from Community Leadership Academy/Victory Preparatory Academy and University Preparatory Schools. The district set up three … more

Adams 14 schools to close Friday

Adams 14 School District joined at least two other districts in the Denver area in closing its schools Friday, Nov. 12. The reason is the same .. staffing shortages. The district announced on its … more

School Choice 2021

Election Results 2021: Clear Creek School District bond leads by small margin

Clear Creek County voters appear split on whether to give the school district $33 million for school buildings. Clear Creek County Ballot Issue 4A was passing with a 101-vote margin, or 51.6% out … more
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