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Test prep eases test anxiety

Test prep eases test anxiety

Many students face test anxiety, and this is especially the case for high school students facing their SAT/ACT exams. According to the Greenwood Village test prep company, Full Passage, preparing can instigate one of the greatest reductions in anxiety for students. During the classes that Full Passage offers, students are allowed to practice in a […]

Aspen Academy hosts Admissions Open House, Saturday, Nov. 8

Aspen Academy hosts Admissions Open House, Saturday, Nov. 8

Aspen Academy will be hosting its annual Admissions Open House on Saturday, Nov. 8, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Prospective families and applicants are invited to explore Aspen Academy to learn more about its academics, programming and extracurricular activities in an interactive setting.  The school’s entire staff will be available to answer questions, as will […]

Honor bestowed on Pat Bowlen

Honor bestowed on Pat Bowlen

Statue unveiled at Sports Authority Field By Tom Barry On Oct. 17, Cherry Hills Village resident and Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen was honored in a special ceremony on the south end of Sports Authority Field at Mile High. About 60 invited guests attended the unveiling of a statue sculptured in Bowlen’s honor. Attendees included […]

Littleton superintendent to retire

Littleton superintendent to retire

Murphy will step down at end of school year   By Peter Jones Littleton Public Schools Superintendent Scott Murphy will retire at the end of the school year, he announced Oct. 9 during a meeting of the LPS Board of Education. The decision comes in the wake of continued scrutiny of the Arapahoe High School […]

College Planning – Denver mom seeks clarity on EA/ED

College Planning – Denver mom seeks clarity on EA/ED

Dear Estelle. Our family has diligently worked together to make the college planning process a positive experience for our son, Rick, a senior. With good research, college visits, and conversations with alums, our son is excited about his college choices and plans to apply early action to a few and possibly early decision to his […]

Cherry Creek Schools restructures bond debt

Cherry Creek Schools restructures bond debt

Move saves taxpayers $6 million, according to district  By Peter Jones Cherry Creek Schools has sold $37.5 million of debt for a savings to taxpayers of $6 million, the school district announced last week. J.P. Morgan Securities submitted the winning bid with a true interest cost of 1.69 percent. The bonds were sold competitively via […]

Officials address questions on shooting

Officials address questions on shooting

DA says ‘criminal liability’ died that day By Tom Barry Seated in the front row at the Oct. 10 press conference were 10 students from Arapahoe High School covering the conference for the school newspaper and yearbook. Also present were Littleton Public Schools staff, sheriff’s deputies and representatives from the District Attorneys Office, along with […]

Jeffco rallies to protest school board

Jeffco rallies to protest school board

Students gauging support for recall By Tom Barry Robert Linn and his family have resided in the Cherry Creek School District for more than 25 years, but Linn’s daughter decided she wanted a “bigger school” experience. Lately the district has seen a “bigger experience” and then some, due to protests over proposed curriculum changes. “We […]

Cherry Creek High School hosts inaugural Spirit Bus

Cherry Creek High School hosts inaugural Spirit Bus

On Oct. 7, 38 Cherry Creek High School students, representing 13 sports teams and a drum line, held a pep rally as Campus Middle School students headed into school for the day. Amidst cheers and excitement, Creek students invited CMS students to attend the upcoming Carnival and Homecoming Football game against Grandview on Oct. 10 […]

Colorado Association of School Boards opposes Amendment 68

Colorado Association of School Boards opposes Amendment 68

Organization representing elected school boards urges voters to say ‘no’  Submitted by CASB The Colorado Association of School Boards, the state’s largest membership organization for elected school board members, voted by a wide margin to oppose Amendment 68, a scheme to bring casino gambling to the metro Denver area under the guise of increasing funding […]

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