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Like most colleges, the Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design was quiet on the afternoon of July 12. There were very few students walking through the grassy campus on their way to class, and even the large Texas Building felt empty upon entry. … more
New and expecting moms throughout the Colorado now have access to free, safe place for babies to sleep with the Colorado launch of the baby box. The Baby Box Co., the company behind the global initiative to equip expecting families with vital … more
After Colorado Heights University, long one of the most opulent sights in southwest Denver, announced its closing in November, the future of the campus is still up in the air. Denver City … more
A citywide effort to review how rapid gentrification is changing Denver’s public schools — and come up with ideas to combat the most pernicious effects — kicked off in early June. City and school district officials shared the podium at a … more
Second-graders Angelika Korniyekl, Colton Holmes and Keno Woods wanted to help the homeless. Through a school project, they did just that. “We need to take care of them so they can eat,” Woods said. “We want them to be happy, and we can … more
Twenty-one students earned their diplomas May 27 from Long View High School — a small alternative school serving Jefferson County students. The ceremony, scheduled to be outside at the school, was held at Warren Tech due to rain. Graduates were … more
Dan Willard, 75, remembers the day he entered the fourth grade. The year was 1951. And Pleasant View Elementary was opening its doors for the first time. There used to be atrolley that picked up students who lived along South Golden Road to take … more
As parting words to graduates of Faith Christian Academy High School, teacher Stephen Twedell told them not to focus on the past because it could lead to discouragement. “Forget about your failures, forget about your successes and press on,” … more
The goal for all Jefferson County Schools graduates is for them to not only master the Colorado academic standards, but also excel in civic and global engagement; communication; critical thinking and creativity; and self direction and personal … more
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