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Education

  • Brighton Heritage news

    • BHA’s Pan Dragons will perform their second quarter steel band concert on Tuesday, Dec. 16, at 6:30 p.m. in the BHA auditorium.

  • Snack cart brings fruit, veggies to North, South

    Only two days into a new program sponsored by the USDA, Benita Lucio-Munoz, manager at School District 27J’s South Elementary School kitchen, is greeted with “Yeahs!” from students, as she brings baby carrots to their room for a mid-morning snack.

  • Doctor's office puts student's artwork on display

    BRIGHTON — Jake Nelson has been guiding his Brighton Heritage Academy students through the intricacies of the world of mathematics for nine years, helping them unlock the mysteries of algebra and geometry. Geometrics sometimes come into play with the other class he teaches, stained glass art.

  • Storytime with the Sheriff

    Northeast Elementary students continued a long-time holiday tradition by visiting the Adams County Sheriff’s Office Dec. 4. The students decorated a lobby Christmas tree and then snacked on cookies and listened as Sheriff Doug Darr, above, shared a story about the spirit of Christmas.

  • Vikan students, staff meet the need

    Vikan Middle School community liaison Dave Castro can barely navigate around his library office and it’s just fine with him.

    Castro’s office floor is covered with box after box of food compliments of the school’s annual canned food drive.

    Vikan staffers Kate Brown and Rosalie Boomer estimate students, parents and school staffers brought in more than a 1,000 non-perishable food items in a little more than two weeks.

    Brown says students can see their parents and other families struggling with the current economy.

  • Spreading Christmas

    From left, Caesar Prieto, Miranda Holton, Shara Morris and Amber Gyrion, members of Brighton Collegiate High School’s LINKcrew and Interact clubs, prepare Christmas cards for elderly residents of the Brighton Care Center. LINKcrew is a mentoring club and Interact is part of Rotary International.

  • BCHS students link with younger students

    BRIGHTON – Juniors and seniors are spending time with freshmen at Brighton Collegiate High School this year.

    No, it’s not a case of upper-classmen needing to catch up on past schoolwork. It is a case of the older students providing some support to the younger ones.

    The upper-classmen are part of the school’s Links program, which teams freshmen with older students. BCHS counselor Amy Wells said the program provided good resources for all concerned.

  • 27J looks at implementing policy governance model

    BRIGHTON — Judging by the positive response thus far, the School District 27J board of education is headed down the road toward a major shift in management style.

    And all indications support an upcoming change to a form of management known as policy governance.

  • 27J school board member apple of CASB eye

    BRIGHTON — Every student, every day. Those were the opening comments for the 2008 McGuffey Award nomination of 27J school board member Valerie Espinosa-Martinez, and they are more than a catchphrase for the dedicated administrator, herself a parent in the 27J school system.

  • Christmas in the air

    At the Brighton Pavilions Sunday one third-grade class from South Elementary along with the Tillage Foundation decorated a Christmas tree at the Colorado Cinemas Brighton Stadium 12 with art work that was made by the students.

    The supplies for this art were donated by the founders of the Tillage Foundation Ken and Shawn Syre. After the decorating the children got there choice of ice cream donated by Cold Stone Creamery.