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Classes continue at Fort Lupton High School despite circulated threats

The Weld Re-8 School District became the latest in a series of school districts to face rumored threats to school safety.   In a district website post Sept. 23, Weld Re-8 Superintendent … more

Board of Education presents awards and hears public comment on possible school closures

Honors and awards; Public comment highlights school consolidation concerns; Budget changes more

Adams City HS gets all-clear for regular day Sept. 22

Adams City High School students returned to class Sept. 22 after an unsubstantiated threat closed the building the day before. A combined investigation between Adams  District 14 officials … more

Emory Elementary parents questions possible closure at first community meeting

Emory Elementary hosted its first community meeting about the possible elementary school consolidations presented to the Jefferson County Board of Education by the Public School District. more

State board of education restores accreditation to Adams 14 School District

The state board of education had some good news for the Adams 14 School District Sept. 14. It restored the district's accreditation during the board's meeting in Colorado Springs. The vote was … more

Daniels Scholarship Program applications open

Colorado high-school seniors can apply to become a 2023 Daniels Scholar and receive up to $100,000 towards their college degree. The program provides a chance for students to attend the college of … more

  Pediatric dentistry practices celebrate grand opening

Businesses that provide pediatric dentistry in Adams County are going to celebrate their joint grand opening at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 22, at Adams County’s first community resource hub, 7190 Colorado … more

Jeffco Board of Education briefs

Jeffco Thriving 2025, Update on Regional Opportunities for Thriving Schools more

Jefferson County Public School teachers, staff face uncertainty as consolidation decision looms

As the Jefferson County Public School Board mulls Superintendent Tracy Dorland’s recommendation to close 16 elementary schools in the district, 422 full-time staff members — including 188 classroom teachers — face uncertainty about their job prospects within the district after the 2022-2023 school year. more

A tale of two trends: School districts grapple with teacher shortage, student enrollment

As several school districts around the immediate Denver area have lost large numbers of students during the coronavirus pandemic, some districts — including ones in rural places and the outskirts of the Denver metro area — are seeing a different trend. more

16 Jefferson County elementary schools slated for closure

The Jefferson County Board of Education received a recommendation from district staff on Aug. 25 to close 16 elementary schools — including K-2, K-5 and K-6 schools.  more

Jeffco Board of Education approves pay raises for educators

The Jefferson County School District and Jefferson County Education Association — which represents educators in the district — came to a tentative agreement on salary increases, among other changes, after outside mediation with the Board of Education approving the agreement on Aug. 19. more

Panel to 27J: Wait for mill-levy override

With 27J Schools Superintendent Chris Fiedler’s words as a backdrop, a 15-member panel of Brighton citizens examined the district’s finances and made a presentation to the 27J … more

COVID discussions continue as Colorado students return to school

As students walk back into classrooms in the fourth school year amid the coronavirus pandemic, parents may find themselves wondering: When can we stop worrying about COVID-19? more

PHOTO GALLERY: Back to school in Jefferson County

The familiar sights of yellow school buses, crossing guards and kiddos in their new fall attire were seen across Jeffco over the past week as Jefferson County Public Schools returned to business as usual the fall 2022 semester. more

In the wake of low enrollments and empty classrooms, some Jefferson County elementary schools could close

With local elementary schools on the chopping block, JeffCo superintendent Tracy Dorland prepares Aug. 25 recommendation to the board. more

Lakewood celebration honors Jewish Consumptives’ Relief Society founder’s family

On Aug. 8, community members and descendants of the Spivak family, known for broad contributions to medicine, research, journalism and the arts, came together at the historic Jewish … more

27J breaks ground for Brighton STEM/CTE Center

Though construction has been going on for a while, dignitaries from the city of Brighton, 27J Schools and Brighton High School students were in attendance Aug. 11 for a groundbreaking ceremony for … more

PHOTO GALLERY: School supply distribution in Wheat Ridge

Thousands of school supplies were donated during the Action Center’s  Aug. 4 School Supply Distribution. more

Historic contract for Jeffco Public Schools' support professionals

Custodians, bus drivers, food service workers and other support staff — people who do the often overlooked work that helps keep the district running — have won a hard-fought contract victory in their latest union negotiations with Jefferson County Public Schools. more
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