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Mountain Vista High School is often in the spotlight for sports and academics. But on Sept. 21, principal Mike Weaver was honored for a program that he says is just as important: theater. “Being recognized for the arts feels as good as … more
STEM School and Academy will have a new look when students return from summer break on Aug. 9. The K-12 school on Ridgeline Boulevard in Highlands Ranch has changed its name to STEM School Highlands Ranch and its tagline to “Never Stop … more
Chris Ciancio-Schor grew up in Welby, a rural Adams County community, where she worked on a vegetable farm in the summers. The Castle Rock resident has four children and six grandchildren, all of whom attend or attended Douglas County … more
Anthony Graziano, 51, of Castle Rock, is a 13-year resident of Douglas County. He and his wife, Amy, have two daughters that have gone through Douglas County schools. Graziano has worked in the software and information technology industries since … more
A community survey completed in 2012 indicated that the Douglas County School District needs to provide more financial-literacy education. Since May of this year, school board member Steven Peck has … more
Wendy Wilson, 24, has worked hard to achieve a career in retail sales, working at various outlets in the Lone Tree area. But, she said, she’s hiding a secret. “I never graduated from high … more
Local educator Laurilea McDaniel was selected as one of eight teachers from schools and performing arts centers nationwide to work alongside Broadway stars at the eighth annual Freddie G … more
Colorado would give school districts more money next year and the state would make a dent in its school funding shortfall under Gov. John Hickenlooper’s proposed 2018-19 budget released Nov. 1. If the plan is approved by state lawmakers, school … more
When Emily Pantoja was a senior at Mountain Vista High School in 2014, she applied for a scholarship through the Highlands Ranch Community Association. The process was fairly simple — she was asked … more
Being a teenager can be difficult. School demands, social pressures and self-imposed expectations can take a toll on young people of both sexes, often causing moodiness and irritability. Historically … more
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