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Douglas County seeks to invalidate Tri-County Health school mask rules

Douglas County commissioners are seeking to overturn the Tri-County Health Department’s recently-approved school mask rules by having their attorney raise objections … more

Valor Christian students hold protest in support of gay former coach

A student-organized walkout was held at Valor Christian High School in Highlands Ranch voicing support for former volleyball coach Inoke Tonga, who said he was forced to quit because he is gay. more

Coach claims Valor Christian forced him out for being gay

Inoke Tonga, until recently the volleyball coach at Valor Christian High School in Highlands Ranch, claimed through social media that he was forced to leave his job because he is gay. more

Anxiety over the new school year grows during pandemic

When starting a new school year in a new grade with a new teacher, it is common to face first-day jitters. However, experts say back-to-school anxiety in 2021 is elevated due to continuously changing … more

How metro Denver school districts differ on COVID-19 mask rules

Colorado's public-health department released new K-12 school COVID-19 guidelines in late July, but the new guidance “does not constitute statewide requirements,” a state news release … more

Cherry Creek School District 'strongly encourages' but doesn't require masks

After concerns about the Delta coronavirus variant drove new federal guidelines for mask-wearing indoors for all people in certain areas — regardless of vaccination status — the Cherry Creek … more

Englewood Schools to require masks indoors, vaccinated or not, as classes begin

Englewood Schools will require the wearing of masks by all students, visitors and staff inside its schools this fall, regardless of whether a person is vaccinated for COVID-19 or not. more

Students share ideas on use of stimulus funds

Rowan Raetz has grand ideas for his high school, an aged building that could use a little sprucing up. He envisions an outdoor classroom or, at the very least, a relaxation space — one filled with … more

Colorado lifts rules for masks, quarantines, outbreaks in schools

In yet another major lifting of state-imposed coronavirus restrictions, Colorado released an updated public health order that removes mask requirements for schools and repeals the mandate for school … more

Quist students learn to overcome with art

As the teachers at Roger Quist Middle School watched their quarantined students struggle with a life without friends, social gatherings, activities and adapting to a new way of learning virtually … more

Re-8 board opts to sign off on library purchase

The Weld Re-8 board of education decided to put its signature on the purchase of two acres of land for a new Fort Lupton Public & School Library. The June 3 vote came after a brief executive … more

Re-8 board to decide on library purchase participation

The Weld Re-8 board of education may move toward some sort of a decision on its participation in the sale and relocation of the Fort Luptnn Public & School Library June 3. The board is due to … more

Frederick HS says goodbye to grads and, perhaps, mascot

Frederick High School sent its most recent batch of graduates into the world over Memorial Day weekend. Coronavirus concerns caused at least one change to the routine. Instead of sitting together as … more
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