• 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. 

  • UNC dean’s list and honor roll

    GREELEY — Numerous area students have been named to the dean’s list or the honor roll for the 2014-15 academic year at the University of Northern Colorado.

  • Missouri S&T honor roll

    ROLLA, Mo. — Missouri University of Science and Technology announced last week the names of students who made the honor list for the Spring 2015 semester.

    Aaron Steven Watts, of Commerce City, was named to the honor list for the spring semester. To be included on the honor list, students must have carried a minimum of 12 hours and had grade point averages of 3.2 or above out of a possible 4.0.

  • Area UW graduates

    LARAMIE, Wyo. — Some local students earned degrees from the University of Wyoming this past spring semester.

    Courtney Melissa Nordhus, of Commerce City, and Diego Lander-Saldana and Kyle Gregory Schriner, of Thornton, were among the nearly 13,000 students from 50 states and 77 countries to earn a degree from UW, which offers more than 200 areas of study. 

  • Colorado pegged as second-least expensive energy state

    COLORADO — A study by personal finance website WalletHub.com shows Colorado as the second least expensive state in terms of energy cost in the nation over the past year.