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Education

  • Sporting clay tournament

                BVB General Contractors will host its inaugural sporting clay charity tournament at Colorado Clays, 13600 Lanewood St., Brighton, at 1 p.m., Oct. 8.

                Proceeds will benefit the Front Range Community College Endowment fund and Brighton School District 27J’s Education Foundation.

                Check-in begins at 11 a.m. Call 303-775-5213 or e-mail wendy@bvgci.com.

  • Police arrest man after series of car fires

        BRIGHTON – It’s one of those things that Kathy Croteau didn’t think would happen in Brighton, much less her neighborhood.    
        But when someone pounded on her door early Friday morning and said her car and her daughter’s car were on fire, that opinion changed.

  • School notes

    Open house at

    Montessori center

        Discovery Montessori Child Center, 997 S. Platte River Blvd., will host an open house from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Aug. 25.

        Call 720-685-1919 or visit www.discovery montessorigreeleyloveland.net.

    Pharmacy tech program scheduled at Aims

  • Foundations Charter Academy opens its doors

    “The reputation of a thousand years may be determined by the conduct of one hour,” read the black letters on the bulletin board behind teacher Kristi Helton as she addressed her class of fifth-grade students for the first time.

        Helton welcomed the 28 fifth-graders to her classroom in the new Foundations Charter Academy and congratulated them on the leadership roles and challenges they accepted enthusiastically by being the oldest students in the new school.

  • 27J will ask voters for mill levy

        BRIGHTON – School District 27J will ask voters to approve a property tax increase in November to fund district improvements.
       The seven-member 27J Board of Education unanimously approved a mill levy override question Aug. 24 that, if passed, would generate an additional $3.2 million for the school district on an annual basis.

  • Adams 14 installs solar power

    Adams 14 continues its cost saving measures and responsible energy use through a summer installation of photovoltaic solar energy systems on eight facilities throughout the school district. Superintendent Sue Chandler and Chief Operations Officer Sandy Mutchler were instrumental in bringing the projects to fruition.

  • Adams City Middle School recertified as AVID site

    COMMERCE CITY – Adams City Middle School has been recertified as a National Demonstration School by Advancement Via Individual Determination following a site visit and evaluation by national experts.  

        The school’s AVID program consists of six certified teachers and a coordinator to coach students, review their work and provide additional educational support. Students spend 60 minutes engaged in a customized AVID curriculum during their literacy block.

  • School briefs

    High schools’

    registration dates set

        A four-day period starting Aug. 3 has been set aside for high school registrations at  Prairie View and Brighton high schools.

        The schedule and times (8 to 11 a.m.) are the same for each school. Seniors sign up Aug. 3. Juniors can register Aug. 4. Sophomores get their turn Aug. 5, followed by freshmen Aug. 6.

  • Education briefs

    High schools’

    registration dates set

        A four-day period starting Aug. 3 has been set aside for high school registrations at  Prairie View and Brighton high schools.

        The schedule and times (8 to 11 a.m.) are the same for each school. Seniors sign up Aug. 3. Juniors can register Aug. 4. Sophomores get their turn Aug. 5, followed by freshmen Aug. 6.

  • Lunch Is Served

    COMMERCE CITY — “This is new, this is exciting,” said Cindy Veney, manager of nutrition services for Adams 14 schools, as she surveyed the large table of food in front her. “I’m very excited to take this back to our students.”