• Charter school meeting Oct. 11

    Adams 14 School District has two more public meetings for input on a proposed KIPP Commerce City Academy.

  • New Goddard School opens its doors for business in Reunion

    The newest school in the Reunion section of Commerce City comes courtesy of Divya Goel, the onsite owner of The Goddard School. A press statement said the school should meet the demand for early child education options in the growing community.

    Divya is an elementary school teacher. The statement said the time she spent teaching fourth- and fifth-graders inspired her to open the Goddard School.

  • Community breaks ground on Quist Middle School




    Educators, administrators and community members from around Adams County gathered Aug. 30 to honor longtime District 27J educator and principal Rodger Quist as ceremonially break ground on the middle school named in his honor. Quist Middle School, 13380 Yosemite St., in Thornton,  is ahead of schedule in construction.

  • 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.