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Unvaccinated Coloradans drive rise in COVID as school looms

With the new school year only weeks away, Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties are seeing the signs of an upswing in rates of new COVID-19 cases, according to a news release from Tri-County Health … more

Students share ideas on use of stimulus funds

Rowan Raetz has grand ideas for his high school, an aged building that could use a little sprucing up. He envisions an outdoor classroom or, at the very least, a relaxation space — one filled with … more

Colorado lifts rules for masks, quarantines, outbreaks in schools

In yet another major lifting of state-imposed coronavirus restrictions, Colorado released an updated public health order that removes mask requirements for schools and repeals the mandate for school … more

Adams 12 board approves next year’s budget

The Adams 12 Five Star Schools budget for the 2021-22 school year is not just bigger than last year’s, but prior years as well. Coming out of the pandemic, the district expects to have more revenue … more

Quist students learn to overcome with art

As the teachers at Roger Quist Middle School watched their quarantined students struggle with a life without friends, social gatherings, activities and adapting to a new way of learning virtually … more

Riverdale Ridge High School dispatches its first grads

Riverdale Ridge High School dispatches its first grads By Steve Smith ssmith@coloradocommunitymedia.com THORNTON -- The first 167 graduates of Riverdale Ridge High School received their … more

From the parking lot to the real world

Yes, it was in a parking lot. Yes it was socially distanced. Two parents/guardians per graduate were allowed closest to the stage. Yes, it was live-streamed to people in another part of the … more

Adams 12 to create permanent online school

Adams 12 Five Star Schools is developing a plan for remote learning during the 2021-21 school year and beyond. The learning model that the district boosted during the COVID-19 pandemic will take on a … more

Newest 27J school gets first principal

Brighton School District 27J's newest school, Elementary School 14, won't open until August 2022, and it doesn't have a name yet.  But it does have a principal. She is Candice Reese. The … more

Online principal named

Jeremy Voytko is the new principal of 27J Schools' new Online Academy. A press statement said Voytko will begin serving in his role immediately to prepare for the … more

Big-time project leads to big-time award for BHS grad

The life of Brighton High School graduate Angel Mollel began to change earlier this year, thanks to her dad and her volunteer work. He nominated Mollel for a Denver television station’s Remarkable … more

27J Schools has new special education director

Maria Snitily is the new director of special education in 27J Schools. She replaces Mary Gomez, who is retiring after 14 years on the job. Snitily takes over July 1. Snitily comes to the district … more

Grad rates improve, but officials unsure of future

Administrators and school board directors in Adams County’s largest school districts are celebrating graduation rates for the 2019-20 school years. Westminster Public Schools’ four-year … more

Tri-County on board with Adams 12 in-person learning plan

Dr. John Douglas, executive director of Tri-County Health Department, gave a measured stamp of approval to Adams 12 Five Star Schools’ plan to bring secondary level students back for full-time, … more

Adams 12: COVID restrictions on student-athletes are unfair

Adams 12 School District Superintendent Chris Gdowski thinks a mandatory 14-day quarantine period for student-athletes who either test positive or are potentially exposed to coronavirus isn't fair. … more

Girls basketball: Eagle Ridge’s Lauridson commits to McPherson

Eagle Ridge Academy star point guard Macey Lauridson signed her National Letter of Intent to play for McPherson College in Kansas on Feb. 18.  more

Adams 12 to do full-time, in-person learning for secondary level

Adams 12 Five Star Schools will decide by the end of the week if it will bring middle and high school students back for full-time, in-person learning. The district sent out a survey for families to … more
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