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Tiny houses, big purpose: Adams 12 program building space for kids who need it

Mix an Adams County high-school vocational program with a philanthropist who has a soft spot for kids and what do you get?  A plan to build tiny houses, five to start with, with the possibility of … 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

Adams 14 finds no substitute for substitutes

The Adams 14 school district's last-minute decision to take the day after Veterans Day off has less to do with permanent staffing shortages and more to do with understanding the nature of Thursday … 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

Frederick teacher, coach returns to African homeland

Though he was born in Denver, Frederick High School physical education teacher and boys basketball coach Enoch Miller had one thing he particularly wanted to do.  Return to his family’s native … more

Election Results 2021: North metro -- Northglenn, Thornton, Westminster, Brighton, Commerce City, Fort Lupton

Welcome to the Colorado Community Media Election 2021 results page for Adams County and other portions of the north metro Denver area. Below, you can find links to candidate questionnaires for the … more

Election 2021: Colorado school board election spending skyrockets

More cash is flowing into Colorado school board contests this year than in previous election cycles as teacher unions, charter school advocates and wealthy individual donors open their purse strings to influence closely contested races across the state. more

Pomona marching band trailer stolen

Members of Pomona High School's marching band narrowly avoided a disastrous impediment to their season when their band trailer, full of equipment, was stolen on Oct. 17, just two days before team was … more

Douglas County School District sues county health department over masks

The Douglas County School District and families of students at high risk of COVID-19 are suing the local health department over a public health order allowing people to opt out of masking. more

Douglas County Health Board approves opting out of school mask mandates

The Douglas County Health Department will allow people to opt out of any local masking requirements under a new health order aimed at curbing masking mandates in schools. more

Unspecified threat postpones BHS homecoming dance

Brighton High School postponed its homecoming dance Oct. 2 because of what an Instagram post termed "an unspecified threat." The post said the threat came to light at midafternoon.  The … more

Free community college proposal excites Colorado students, educators

After graduating from high school, Jake Smith didn't think he'd make it in college. He struggled academically and he didn't have the money to afford more education until he joined the Army.  For … more

27J district in need of staff

The nationwide hiring shortage hit 27J Schools. "We are in a terrible staff shortage situation all over the district," said district spokewoman Janelle Asmius. "Our regular operations have already … more

Colo. schools that require masks have lower COVID rates

Colorado’s school-aged children are experiencing the highest rates of coronavirus infection among any age group in the state right now. But state health officials on Sept. 23 presented new data … more

Mask rules drive parents’ demand for doctor notes

Colorado parents are seeking an end-run around mask requirements at their children’s schools: Doctor’s notes exempting them for dubious medical reasons. And in mask-averse Douglas County, where … more

TikTok challenge damages Prairie View High School

The latest TikTok challenge that involves theft and property destruction made its way to Prairie View High School.             In a two-week … more

‘The engine that powers Colorado’

As they walk through the halls of Emily Griffith Technical College, students are reminded that their future awaits them with one catchphrase: “Our mission is to prepare our students for today’s … more

Douglas County commissioners vote to form their own public health department

Douglas County commissioners have unanimously voted to form their own health department and board of health, formally splitting from the Tri-County Health Department after 55 years.  more
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