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Education

  • Community comes together to ‘make a difference’

     

    Rhett McEmma                                

    Special Contributor

        COMMERCE CITY — A community of Commerce City teachers, parents, students, administrators and other volunteers converged Oct. 24 on a few Adams County School District 14 locations intent on making a difference. 

  • Multi-county diversion program teaches dangers of ‘sexting’

    ADAMS COUNTY— Most teens don’t know that sending a sexually explicit photo is against the law.
        In fact, in Colorado you can be charged with a felony for sexual exploitation of a child if you send or receive naked pictures of someone who is under 18 years of age.
        The six juveniles who graduated last week from a special diversion program offered by the 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office — a program geared to prevention of sexting — know all about that law.

  • Propane Council donates $5K to Adams 12 education foundation

    MetroWest report

     

    THORNTON — The Propane Education and Research Council announced last week that itdonated $5,000 to the Adams 12 Five Star Education Foundation in recognition of the Adams 12 Five Star district’s effort to improve students health and safety by adopting a propane-powered bus fleet. 

  • Turnberry preschool classes relocate to Second Creek

    COMMERCE CITY — Overcrowding at Turnberry Elementary School forced preschool classes to be relocated, to make room for additional fourth grade classes. 

    Turnberry has enrolled 111 students since July 16 — approximately 40 students more than the projected enrollment — and the school’s 56 preschoolers are now being relocated to classrooms at Second Creek and Henderson elementary schools. 

  • Turnberry preschool classes relocate to Second Creek

    COMMERCE CITY — Overcrowding at Turnberry Elementary School forced preschool classes to be relocated, to make room for additional fourth grade classes. 

    Turnberry has enrolled 111 students since July 16 — approximately 40 students more than the projected enrollment — and the school’s 56 preschoolers are now being relocated to classrooms at Second Creek and Henderson elementary schools. 

  • CASA conditioning training series Sept. 22

    BROOMFIELD — The September Conditioning Training series offered by CASA of Adams and Broomfield counties will focus on early childhood intervention services for children with developmental disabilities or delays.

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     Former School District 27J board member Michael Landwehr, left, was recognized for his service and dedication at an Aug. 25 regular meeting by board president Patrick Day. Landwehr resigned from his position June 13 because he moved out of the boundaries in his director district. However, Landwehr will be running in the Nov. 3 election for director of District 3, against candidates Matthew Plichta and Lloyd Worth.      

  • Engagement, leadership opps for parents and residents

    MetroWest report

     

    BRIGHTON — The new school year in School District 27J means new opportunities and challenges for students and staff, and it also presents options for parents and community members to become more involved in the school district.

    The following district committees and organizations are seeking parents and community members for the 2015-16 school year:

  • Plan now for smooth transition from summer to school

    As back-to-school season once again approaches, Cindy Vigesaa, franchise owner of Kiddie Academy, in Brighton, is offering parents some advice to help get the new school year off to a strong start.  

  • Adams 14 superintendent ‘honored’ to serve community

    COMMERCE CITY — Heading into the 2014-15 academic year, Adams 14 Superintendent Pat Sanchez wants the community to know district officials are committed to student achievement.