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About a dozen seniors attended a Nov. 15 Highlands Ranch Metro District study session, a public meeting that precedes a monthly board meeting, to send a message: they want a senior center. “As soon … more
Veterans, families and community members filled rows of seats in James H. LaRue library on Nov. 11 for the annual Veterans Day Celebration, hosted by the Highlands Ranch Metro District. TaRhonda Thomas, a 9News reporter whose brother died in … more
The Douglas County school board may be getting four new members, but sitting member David Ray is excited about a camaraderie that he says already exists. “Whereas when we came on two years ago,” Ray said, “there was already — before we … more
The anti-reform candidates known as "commUNITY" were leading in the races for four seats on the Douglas County School District Board of Education. Krista Holtzmann, Anthony Graziano, Kevin Leung and … more
For the past month, fourth-graders at Fox Creek Elementary have spent two hours a week studying a portion of the Backcountry Wilderness Area, 8,200 acres of conservation land that borders the southern edge of Highlands Ranch. They look at … more
Fox Creek isn’t your typical elementary school. At the start of each day, students in classrooms sit in a circle, greet one another and analyze a quote that promotes a life skill. They spend time in the community, studying wildlife in the … more
About 900 elementary school students assembled at the Douglas County School District's administrative building on Oct. 31 for an unforgettable Halloween. Inside, ghosts, witches, superheroes, trolls and other creative characters replaced … more
Emily Rose Abruzzo spends up to four hours a day playing the piano. She has 105 songs under her belt: “Imagine” by John Lennon, “Moonlight Senata” by Beethoven, “Georgia on my Mind” by Ray Charles, to name a few. She's played at local … more
When October rolled around, Jim Christopherson and his wife used to decorate their front yard with scenes right out of a horror movie: a graveyard with headstones, a witch's cauldron, jumping spiders, bats, crawling zombies, skeletons, a gargoyle. … more
A watchdog organization is calling for transparency in a complaint filed against Douglas Schools for Douglas Kids, an independent expenditure committee that is backing anti-reform candidates who are collectively known as “commUNITY” in the … more
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