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Red Rocks Theatre Department wins award

Red Rocks Community College (RRCC) has been selected by the Western Alliance of Community College Academic Leaders (the Alliance) to be the recipient of the 2021 Bernice Joseph Award. The award, … more

The right chemistry for Clear Creek students

Chemistry students at Clear Creek High School always are up for a challenge. The latest was to make a chemical reaction similar to the reaction that happens in a vehicle airbag. Not a huge reaction, … more

Supporting our kids any way we can

Community. Connections. Coherence. We’ve been thinking a lot about these words over the last year. In Clear Creek, we’ve been fortunate to have kids in school for the majority of the … more

Clear Creek board to decide on 4-day school week, Carlson Elementary renovations

April 20 is a big day for the Clear Creek school board when it is expected to decide on two issues: whether to move the district to a four-day school week and whether to renovate Carlson Elementary … more

CCSD decision: four- or five-day school week

The Clear Creek school board and district officials are trying to wrap their heads around the issues surrounding a potential move to a four-day school week. They began official discussions in the … more

Clear Creek school board briefs

District expanding preschool King-Murphy Elementary School plans to expand its preschool program in the fall of 2022 in preparation for a statewide mandate for free preschool for 4-year-olds starting … more

Clear Creek students get a snow day for March 15

Clear Creek schools will have a snow day and Jeffco schools will use remote learning for all students Monday as the area digs out from up to 3 feet of snow. In addition, the Clear Creek rec center … more

And Bingo was its name-o

As Interstate 70 traffic whizzed behind her, Black Hawk’s Gigetta Nadeau leapt out of her chair on Golddigger Field and yelled, “Bingo!” Clear Creek High School students confirmed Nadeau’s … more

CCHS standout wins DAR scholarship

A 2021 Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Mountain Rendezvous Chapter, Good Citizens scholarship was awarded to Elsie Gothman of Clear Creek High School. Her guidance counselor is Alyson … more

Playing music in a pandemic

The Clear Creek High School auditorium is alive with the sound of music. Band students practice there rather than in the instrumental music room to help with social distancing as they meet COVID-19 … more

Mines becomes first school to offer minor in space mining

Colorado School of Mines graduates have gone on to engineer mines around the world. Now the school is hoping to set up its students to do something out of this world. Next school year, undergraduates … more

Clear Creek School District briefs

Golddigger Field grand opening tentatively set for April A grand opening/homecoming for the new Golddigger Field is tentatively planned for April 9, but two factors will determine whether the event … more

Would a four-day school week work for Clear Creek?

We’ve learned quite a bit over the last year, specifically around teaching and learning during a pandemic. Thanks to the herculean efforts of our educators, families, students and Clear Creek … more

T-shirt models for kindness

It’s not every day that Georgetown Community School’s third graders get to wear a T-shirt they helped design. Just on Thursdays. In October, the school hosted an anti-bullying poster contest and … more

Clear Creek school board briefs

Val/sal discussion still on the table Clear Creek school officials plan to evaluate later this year its practice of naming a valedictorian and salutatorian in the graduating class, including a … more

Launching into educational fun

3 … 2 … 1 … blast off! Clear Creek Middle School students counted down before they launched their rockets high into the sky recently as part of Stephanie Mellon's STEM (science, technology, … more

A high-tech tour of Jeffco’s DeAngelis Center

The alarm is jarring. It sounds like a high-pitched metallic banging put through an electronic synthesizer. It jangles your nerves and causes an almost physical reaction with every pulse. The voices … more

The day that changed everything

It started off as a beautiful day, he said. The kind of Colorado day we get in late April, when students sit outside at lunch and think about the summer ahead. It was the kind of day, he said, that … more

Blazing a trail: Groups creating a hiking, biking path on CCHS property

A trail planned along the perimeter of the Clear Creek High/Middle School property is more than a trail — it’s a partnership. Stakeholders from the Mountain Youth Network, Clear Creek County and … more

Teachers must wait for COVID-19 vaccine in Colorado as others given priority

Teachers and other school staff must wait for COVID vaccinations until after first responders and people 70 and older are vaccinated, state officials told local public health agencies Jan. 5. The … more
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