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Education

  • Fiedler: Four-day week helping with district’s bond debt

    Brighton School District 27J Superintendent Chris Fiedler talked about some of the advantages to a four-day school week Aug. 21.

    His comments were part of a Facebook Live chat with the city of Brighton.

    Fiedler said he was pleased with the unsuccessful mill-levy campaign almost a year ago.

  • 27-J students get back-to-school help

     MetroWest report

    Some 450 students in Brighton School District 27J went back to school with gifts, courtesy of several local organizations.

    Homeless students and those qualifying for the free and reduced meal program were given backpacks loaded with grade-appropriate school supplies, enabling them to be successful in the classroom. It happened during the back-to-school supply distribution event held earlier this month.

  • Newest 27J district school gets the blue-ribbon treatment

    THORNTON – Somehow, it seemed fitting that the mayor of Thornton would open a new school for Brighton School District 27J.

    The mayor’s name is Heidi Williams, and she has a connection to the district.

  • Three former Brighton residents graduate from Adams State

    Two former Brighton residents recently graduated with bachelor’s degrees from Adams State University in Alamosa.

    Marisa Gomez received a bachelor’s degree in nursing.

    Cheyenne Siemering received a bachelor’s degree in English/secondary English

    AlexAndria Moore received a master’s degree in school counseling.

  • Student registration

    Adams 14 School District is requiring students to complete registration at their home school.

    A letter with the pertinent information should arrive in mail boxes soon. Visit www.adams14.org.

     

  • Pennock Center for Counseling offers June class for teens

    The Pennock Center for Counseling will host a Teen Summer Group.

    The Teen Summer Group is a four-week class for youth 13 years old and up that’s focused on helping teens balance friends, family, school and other stressors by teaching coping skills and stress management techniques.

    The class meets at noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesdays from June 5 to 26. Parental consent is required. Lunch is provided.

  • New batch of Eagles off to the real world

    Adams City High School celebrated its 2018 graduating class in front of a raucous and jubilant crowd that packed the Ritchie Center at the University of Denver Saturday, May 19.

    The class quote for this year’s graduating seniors was “be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your heart on fire,” and the speakers at the ceremony followed this theme in their addresses to their peers and the families in the audience. 

  • Limo company is finalist for ‘Companies to Watch’

    Hermes Worldwide Inc. is a finalist for the 2018 Colorado Companies to Watch awards program.

    The woman- and minority-owned business offers chauffeured, executive car and limo services. 

  • First Transit gets award from Adams County ecodevo office

    First Transit Inc. officials recently received a talent development award at the Adams County Excellence Awards and Luncheon hosted by the Adams County Economic Development office. 

    First Transit was recognized for its corporate culture of developing people, leveraging their expertise and sharing best practices, according to a press release. 

  • ACHS announces two Daniels scholars

    Daniels scholars Adams City students Jennifer Carrillo and Haaron Jiminez received Daniels Fund scholarships. 

    The program offers four-year, renewable scholarships for graduating high-school seniors in Colorado and three other area states. Part of the qualifying criteria is exceptional character, leadership and a commitment to serving their communities.