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Education

  • District 27J Hispanic Advisory Council awards scholarships, lifetime achievement awards

    BRIGHTON — The School District 27J Hispanic Advisory Council awarded its Lifetime Achievement awards and high school scholarships during its annual dinner and auction April 11 at Prairie View Middle School.

     

  • Prestia-Turner named to dean’s list at Stephens College

    Alexandra Prestia-Turner, of Brighton, was named to the first semester honors dean’s list for the 2013-14 academic year. Students who attain honors must have finished at least 12 hours and achieved a grade point average of 3.6 to 3.79.

    Prestia is a junior theatre arts major. She is a graduate of Northglenn High School and the daughter of Erin Prestia-Robins.

  • BHS class of '64 plans 50th reunion July 18

     The Brighton High School class of 1964 will have its reunion July 18 to 20, 2014. For more information about the planning and arrangements, visit Classmates.com or call 303-287-4311.

  • Lisa Kitchens named March Teacher of the Month

    BRIGHTON — Southeast Elementary teacher Lisa Kitchens has been named the Brighton Chamber of Commerce’s Teacher of the Month. Kitchens, who teaches first grade at the school, was nominated by Elizabeth Chaparro, a parent of one of her students, for her dedication to her students.

     

  • No more ‘R’ word

     

     

     

    Michael Tal Hulings acknowledges the crowd following his talk at Overland Trail Middle School’s Assembly earlier this month. In addition to Spirit Week, the school also finished its program to “Spread the Word to end the Use of the R word.” Michael was the subject of the book, “Life with a Superhero, Raising Michael who has Down Syndrome,” written by his mother Kathryn, a faculty member at Colorado State University.

  • Bromley East students honored at science fair

    BRIGHTON — Two seventh graders at Bromley East Charter School have been recognized for their science projects at the Denver Metro Regional Science Fair March 5 at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. 

     

  • Brighton DECA students advance at state competition

    BRIGHTON — Brighton High School students in the DECA program had another successful year at state competition. Twelve students will be moving on to the International Career Development Conference, 13 students were finalists in their respective contests and three students were recognized with an honorable mention in their respective contests.

  • Read Across America Day at Pennock
  • BOLT Academy open house March 6

    Brighton Online Learning for Tomorrow Academy will be holding a Check-it-out Night starting at 6 p.m. March 6 at the academy. BOLT Academy, located in the Brighton Learning and Resources Campus at 1850 Egbert St., Suite 120, is encouraging students and their parents who may be interested in enrolling in the academy to attend its general session to learn more about what the academy has to offer. 

  • Scholarship deadline for 27J is April 1

    High school seniors planning to apply for scholarships from the 27J Education Foundation have until April 1 to do so. 

    The 27J Education foundation plans to award six, $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors this year. In addition, the Foundation will facilitate the distribution of four community scholarships, valued at $2,500.

    In order to be considered for a scholarship, the applicant must: