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Education

  • AdCo students can get $1,000 scholarships ; deadline is July 6

    The Adams County Education Consortium and Goodwill Industries of Denver are offering $1,000 scholarships to 60 students who are not already part of the Adams County Scholarship Fund.

    Students must have graduated from an Adams County high school in 2018, be attending a Colorado college in the fall and participate in two mandatory summer bridge program sessions with Goodwill.

    The deadline to apply is Friday, July 6. 

  • BHS grad gets degree from New England School of Law

    Andrea Hansen recently graduated from New England School of Law in Boston with a juris doctor degree on Friday, May 18.

    Hansen graduated from Brighton High School in 2007 and from Brigham Young University in Hawaii in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in international cultural studies. Her parents are Karl and Barbara Hansen of Brighton.

  • School-based health center to open at Brighton High School this fall

    Students can get free physicals and mental health screenings among other services planned at a new health center slated to open this fall at Brighton High School, officials say.

    School district officials are working with the Kids First Health Care nonprofit group to open the center to help cut down on absenteeism and to better address students’ physical and psychological health needs, according to a press release. 

  • Brighton High School alumnus graduates from Cornell College

    2014 Brighton High School alumnus Amanda Kucera graduated recently from Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa. 

    Kucera pursued a custom degree at Cornell, which allows students to design their own degree programs. She graduated with a degree in English, cognition and education studies. 

  • BHS grads get diplomas from University of Northern Colorado

    Several Brighton High School 

    alumni graduate from UNC

    Several alumni of Brighton High School have graduated from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley. The students, and their degrees, include: 

  • Brighton High School gets eight nominations for its spring musical

    Brighton High School’s performances of “Once on This Island” caught the attention of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts and its sixth annual Bobby G Awards. 

    The high school performance of the play, the music and a student actor all were honored – the cast, crew and teachers received eight recognitions in all. An awards ceremony was held Thursday, May 24, at the Temple Hoyne Buell Theatre in Denver.

  • BHS students honored for achievement

    MetroWest Report

    More than 200 Brighton High School students were recognized for academic excellence in an awards ceremony Wednesday, April 25. 

    Top honors went to Sydney Bowman who was named Outstanding Senior Graduate, and Makayla Heid, who received the Phoenix Award, which goes to a students who has overcome obstacles.

    Bulldog Awards went to: Jasmine Rodriguez, ninth grade; Maritza Castro, 10th grade; Sasha Bailey, 11th grade; and Ganga Darji, 12th grade.

     

  • 27J honors 2017-2018 retirees

    School District 27J officials honored their 2017-2018 retirees during a retirement recognition dinner May 15, at Heritage Todd Creek Golf Course.

    This year’s 22 district retirees share a combined 305 years of service to the district. The 2017-2018 retirees include: 

    • Kimberly Corliss, teacher, South Elementary, 35 years

    • Tom Ritter, teacher, BHS, 25 years

  • Brighton student graduates from University of Kansas

    McKenzie Motes, a 2014 graduate of Brighton High School, earned a bachelor’s of science degree in pharmaceutical studies from the University of Kansas. 

  • Puzio to be principal at South Elementary

    South Elementary School Assistant Principal Kristen Puzio will take over as the school’s principal following Kay Collins’ retirement at the end of the school year. 

    Puzio has been the school’s assistant principal since 2017 after previously serving the school as a dean of students, literacy interventionist and classroom teacher since 2001. Puzio will start her new role as principal July 1.