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Robots scoot, stop, turn and reverse as they zip around the floor of a classroom at Redstone Elementary School in Highlands Ranch. The fourth-grade students use iPads to make small adjustments and refine the course and behavior of their … more
When she graduated from Heritage High School in 2013, Maggie Cullen didn’t think going to college was in her future. Cullen has been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, as well as a mood disorder and a tic disorder. But … more
A suspect is in custody after a report that a Ponderosa High School student was sexually assaulted by a school district employee on campus. A news release from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office … more
Hundreds of students sat before a five-person panel at a special assembly in the gymnasium of STEM School and Academy on Nov. 18. Each presenter went down the line and told his or her story. Art Lang, 93, spoke of life following the Great … more
The Douglas County Board of Education will gauge interest in a possible tax measure aimed at generating more money to address capital needs across the district. At the Nov. 15 board meeting, the board directed the District Accountability … more
In a race that wasn't decided until 10 days after the polls closed, a Centennial Democrat has unseated a Parker Republican on the Colorado State Board of Education. Rebecca McClellan, a former member of the Centennial City Council, has emerged as … more
At the beginning of the school year, Marlaine McMechen, a counselor at Rock Canyon High School, asked her peer counselor class to pick what they thought were the school’s top three issues. The majority chose feeling isolated, cliques and making … more
Bright sunshine and a clear blue sky were an appropriate backdrop for the Douglas County School District's presentation of three environmentally-friendly buses as part of a sustainability plan to make a brighter, cleaner future for its … more
A lawyer for the American Humanist Association argued in a courtroom Nov. 16 that the Douglas County School Disrict has a track record of promoting Christian causes, violating the Constitution. A school district lawyer countered that no students … more
Eighth-grader Liz Reifsteck and other students from Parker Core Knowledge Charter School gathered around the High Impact booth to watch as data was transformed into a computer-animated model of an accident scene. “We try and take digital … more
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