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ESSER money for Jeffco Schools

Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Funds were a hot topic during the April 8 Jeffco School Board meeting.  ESSER Funds are a $13.2 billion portion of the $30.75 billion … more

Third time definitely not the charm for Jefferson County

I’d hoped the third time would be the charm. But the Jefferson County Board of Education disappointed me and insulted all Jefferson County taxpayers by naming a single finalist for its … more

Jeffco moving to Level Yellow following increase in COVID-19 cases

      While COVID-19-related restrictions continue to loosen in many Colorado counties, they are tightening in Jeffco after the state informed the county that it would be … more

CASA of Jeffco and Gilpin celebrate 20 years with stickers

In celebration of 20 years of advocacy, CASA of Jefferson and Gilpin Counties announced the winners of its new sticker design competition. CASA children were encouraged to design a sticker (or … more

Possible closure ahead for Allendale Elementary

Families of students at Allendale Elementary recently received a letter from the school’s principal and several District officials, including Interim Superintendent, Kristopher Schuh, informing … more

Jeffco Schools names superintendent finalist

Jefferson County Board of Education announced the selection of Tracy Dorland as its final candidate for superintendent of Jeffco Public Schools on March 25. Dorland has served as Deputy … more

Spring soccer kicks off

Evergreen and Conifer boys soccer squads found time between snowstorms to get in the first games of the season for the 4A Jeffco League last week. The Evergreen Cougars had a good start to the … more

Region's largest family justice center now serving abuse victims in Jeffco

Cynthia Kornegey knows first-hand the many challenges faced by victims of domestic abuse. “When you are pregnant and you are pushed down the stairs, you don't know how to keep that secret in your … more

Jeffco Schools declares a remote-only day for Thursday, Feb. 25

Jeffco Public Schools will conduct an all-remote learning day on Thursday, February 25 due to weather and road conditions. School buildings and other district buildings are closed. For students in … more

The Bond and Capital Improvement projects: a deep dive

When the Jeffco Public Schools district requested a $567 million bond in 2018, voters said yes, by a slim margin. Over the next few weeks, the newspaper will take a closer look at the 2018 Bond and … more

Pumper Car provides an outlet and an incentive for ASD students at Arvada elementary school

Dalton Minor enjoys riding the Pumper Car, and “fast,” as he will tell you. The Fitzmorris Elementary School student is quite adept at showing how it works, pushing his hands out as if he is … more

Jeffco school board appoints Rick Rush to vacant seat

Rick Rush was appointed to fill the open seat on the Jeffco Board of Education by active board members in a meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 8. He was sworn in by Judge Jeffrey Pilkington during a … more

Colorado Gives Day a chance to strengthen community

The best day of the year for charitable giving in Colorado is Dec. 8, and there are many community groups throughout Jefferson County that could benefit. Colorado Gives Day, a one-day online event, … more

Mental health services still available despite return to remote learning

The return to remote learning in the Jeffco Public School District comes with hurdles for some families that go beyond math, science and reading — for students with mental health challenges, all … more

As pressure mounts around state, Jeffco hospitals have not reached capacity

As the continuing surge in COVID-19 cases is pushing hospitals across the state to their capacity, officials from Jefferson County’s two major hospitals say they are also dealing with an increase … more

Signing day for Jeffco student athletes

Wednesday, Nov. 11 was an official signing day for high school athletes to formalize their letters of intent to play sports at the college level. The following is a district-provided list of the … more

Free COVID-19 testing site opens at Jeffco Fairgrounds

Golden now has its own free COVID-19 testing site. On Nov. 20, Jefferson County Public Health announced it was partnering with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to open a … more

Chalkbeat: Jeffco school board member resigns, leaving opening

The five-member Jeffco school board soon will have an open seat. Board member Ron Mitchell announced his resignation during a board meeting Thursday night citing health needs and a desire to spend … more

Decades in the district come to an end - Ron Mitchell steps down from Jeffco board

“I'm not as young as I used to be,” he says. “I'm going to turn 76 on my next birthday. I've battled cancer for 20 years, had a heart attack, a bone marrow transplant. And my energy isn't what … more

JCPH discussing metrowide stay-at-home order with other Denver area health departments

As skyrocketing COVID-19 cases across the metro area severely strain hospitals, contact tracing efforts and other mechanisms for managing the pandemic, Jefferson County Public Health's deputy … more
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