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Education

  • Reflections: Yearbook staffers garner state awards, adviser named 2009 teacher of the year

    There is a team of 28 Brighton High School students that spends four days a week in school honing their craft and creating their product, along with countless hours after school, some weekends, summer camps and even part of winter and spring break.  

        This hardworking group is not a sports team. It’s the BHS Reflections yearbook staff. It’s obvious that staff members take their yearbook very seriously, said BHS English teacher and yearbook adviser Justin Daigle.

  • Praire View celebrates first homecoming
  • Classroom of the Week

    About her class: “They want to learn, they’re so curious,” Hunt said. “They want to be in school at this age.”

    What they’re learning: “The kids are very excited about the science unit,” she said. “They’re learning about food chains, the environment and they’re making a coniferous forest.” In science, they’re also studying human body systems, electricity and famous scientists; in math, basic addition and subtraction.

  • 27J board member Joan Kniss receives McGuffey Award

    A lifelong teacher-turned-school-board-member, School District 27J’s Joan Kniss was honored this month by the Colorado Association of School Boards as one of the organization’s McGuffey Award winners for her work on the board. She was nominated for the recognition by board President Todd Cordrey with the support of peers on the 27J board.

  • Adams 14 to provide no-cost meals for 2009-10

    COMMERCE CITY — Adams 14 announced last week that it will provide no cost meals to students through its breakfast and lunch programs. The announcement coincided with last week’s celebration of National School Lunch Week.

        “Thanks to the efforts of parents, students and staff, we had a high return rate with our applications this year,” said Chief Operations Officer Sandy Mutchler. “As a result, Adams 14 will extend no cost meals to all students.”

  • October a month to celebrate in Adams 14

    COMMERCE CITY – Adams 14 bus drivers travel thousands of miles each year, safely transporting thousands of students. Adams 14 cafeterias serve thousands of nutritional meals. Adams 14 secretaries greet thousands of students and families with a smile. Adams 14 grounds employees beautify the many schools and buildings in the District. Adams 14 paraprofessionals help teach students critical skills and Adams 14 building engineers keep schools safe and clean.

  • 27J warns city council of chance of switch to year-round schooling

    BRIGHTON — Hosting a joint meeting between Commerce City and Brighton’s respective city councils, 27J School District held court Sept. 29, asking for help raising awareness of the district’s low funding levels.

  • Homecoming moves to new Adams City High School

    COMMERCE CITY – The inaugural homecoming at the new Adams City High School, 7200 Quebec Parkway, is set for this week.

        Organized by the ACHS student council, events this year include a powder puff game, bonfire, parade, barbecue, the homecoming football game and the dance. This year’s theme is “Lay out the Lions” because the Adams City Eagles will be taking on the Lions of Littleton High School.

  • School District 27J welcomes lengthy list of new teachers

    BRIGHTON – There are a whole bunch of new teachers and employees in Brighton School District 27J this fall.

    The school board made the appointments official late last month.

  • To Your Health