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Cherry Creek auto tech instructor wins $100,000 in national contest for standout teaching

The first time Brian Manley felt like he had something valuable to give to the world is when, as a teen working on his first car and his parents' car, he discovered he had a talent for auto repair. … more

Cherry Creek High student on quarantine: 'You realize how important those days in school are'

Like more than 1,000 of her fellow students did in the first two months of school in Cherry Creek School District, Nicole Hill landed in quarantine. But even when she reached the end of her two … more

Cherry Creek 4A, 4B ask voters to save jobs, support mental health in school district

Cutting hundreds of teachers, nurses, mental health staff, administrators and other support employees. Continued overcrowding of elementary students on the east side of the school district. The loss … more

STEM School Highlands Ranch teacher wins $100,000 award

A teacher at STEM School Highlands Ranch is one of three grand prize winners from a pool of 600 applicants to win a $100,000 award from the Harbor Freight Tools for Schools prize program. Engineering … more

Littleton Public Schools mental health study complicated by pandemic

Last year, sociology professor Dr. Anna Mueller and her colleagues embarked on a study of how young people's social connections relate to suicide prevention, planning to focus on a couple normal … more

Much hinges on LPS tax vote

With ballots out and Election Day looming, volunteers are going all-out for Ballot Issue 4C, which would raise property taxes in a bid to stave off major cuts to Littleton Public Schools. “We need … more

Most Cherry Creek district staff not using free COVID testing

Cherry Creek School District offers free COVID-19 testing for all staff, but the district's number of staff members tested may have been less than 40% in September and early October, according to … more

Colorado loosens school quarantine guidelines for some areas

With thousands of students sent home from in-person classes or told to quarantine in the first several weeks of the school year in metro Denver districts, the state public-health department released … more

Thousands of Denver metro students out of school at top of fall semester

Across south Denver metro school districts, thousands were told to quarantine or were otherwise moved to online class in broad dismissals of students following confirmed COVID-19 cases. Nearly half … more

Littleton Public Schools struggling with growing quarantines

Littleton Public Schools continues to endure widespread quarantines across the district as students and staff sporadically test positive for COVID-19, leaving students, parents and teachers … more

Soon-to-be Eagle Scout brings 'gaga ball' to Goddard

Goddard Middle School has a new place to play an unusual sport, thanks to a soon-to-be Eagle Scout. Faced with a summer of canceled plans, Boy Scout Collin Laughlin, 13, set out to design, plan and … more

1,700 Cherry Creek High students removed from in-person class after COVID cases linked to parties

Nearly half of the student population of one of Colorado's largest high schools was removed from in-person classes after several Cherry Creek High School seniors tested positive for COVID-19, … more

One injured in gas leak at Littleton High School pool

One person was injured by a chlorine gas leak at the Littleton High School swimming pool on Sept. 10, according to South Metro Fire Rescue. Firefighters responded to a call for an “odor of … more

Military academy and ROTC informational Zoom on Sept. 15

On Sept. 15, between 5-7 p.m. Mountain time, the five Service Academies (U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, U.S. Coast Guard Academy) and … more

Douglas County School District superintendent resigns

Douglas County School District Superintendent Thomas Tucker tendered his resignation Tuesday night at an emergency meeting of the school board. more

Cherry Creek parent optimistic about schools in uncertain time

Sarah Renz — and her children — are glad the Cherry Creek School District is back for in-person school. She has two daughters: Ashlin, an eighth-grader at West Middle School, and Quinn, a … more

Heritage High suspends in-person classes after two COVID cases

Heritage High School is transitioning to all-online learning until Sept. 14 after a staff member tested positive for the novel coronavirus, Littleton Public Schools announced on Sept. 2. Tri-County … more

Parker's Chaparral High School quarantines 88 people due to possible COVID-19 exposure

Eighty-eight people are quarantined from Chaparral High School until next week due to their possible exposure to a possible COVID-19 case. more

More than 800 students told to quarantine in Cherry Creek district; a school's 6th grade moved to online class

The entire sixth grade at Falcon Creek Middle School was moved to online classes through Sept. 11 after a student exhibited “major COVID-19 symptoms” after exposure to a person who tested … more

Tiny homes for Denver homeless built by Cherry Creek students, teachers

Students who attend class in a vast, largely undeveloped section of the south metro suburbs helped build houses to stand in Denver’s inner city. There was just one more thing to do: Deliver them. … more
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