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Heritage High hosts 37th Liberty Bell

Heritage High hosts 37th Liberty Bell

‘Super Bowl’ of scholastic cross country By Tom Barry Littleton’s Heritage High School hosted its 37th annual Liberty Bell cross country meet Sept. 12, attracting around 3,000 runners from 93 schools and more than 10,000 spectators. Runners from Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas and Wyoming look forward to the event each year, said Brock Becker, Heritage’s assistant principal […]

Parental tips for assisting college-planning seniors

Dear Estelle. How do parents navigate that fine line between being too intrusive or not involved enough when assisting their juniors and seniors as they tackle the college admissions process? Like a typical 17-year-old, our daughter Emily, a high school senior, thinks she knows everything and if she doesn’t her friends do.  We have had […]

Off-duty assignment of a lifetime for Englewood police sergeant

Off-duty assignment of a lifetime for Englewood police sergeant

By Tom Barry When Englewood Police Sgt. Brian Cousineau learned that the Cherry Hills Country Club was going to host the BMW Championship, he requested the week off and made arrangements to work an off-duty security assignment in neighboring Cherry Hills Village to assist that city’s police department. As luck would have it, Cousineau was […]

CCSD off to a great start

CCSD off to a great start

  Submitted by CCSD The logistics of successfully launching a new school year in the Cherry Creek School District are downright staggering. Take the kickoff of the 2014-15 school year as a case in point. The first weeks of the academic year saw the coordination of thousands of employees, hundreds of buses and scores of […]

COLLEGE BRIEFS

KUDOS! Christian Amoroso, son of Michael and Martha Amoroso of Littleton, has been admitted to Army and Navy Academy, a military boarding school in Carlsbad, CA, for the 2014-2015 school year.   CONGRATULATIONS, GRADUATES!   CENTENNIAL Timothy Broderick recently graduated from Miami Ohio University in Oxford, Ohio. Elizabeth Ann Chenard graduated from the University of […]

Cherry Creek Schools Fitness Festival draws record crowd

Cherry Creek Schools Fitness Festival draws record crowd

Submitted by CCSD It was part pep rally, complete with cheerleaders and a marching band, and part workout, with plenty of people stretching out and warming up. Then, with a “3, 2, 1, GO!” and a cheer from the crowd, they were off! A record 3,400+ people took part in the 14th annual Cherry Creek […]

University of Colorado receives record property donation

University of Colorado receives record property donation

Liniger family gift of The Wildlife Experience valued at $40 million Submitted by CU  The University of Colorado has received the largest real estate donation in the institution’s 138-year history. The $40 million gift of The Wildlife Experience facility in Douglas County from Dave and Gail Liniger and their family will allow CU to expand […]

The Academy of Lifelong Learning offers classes for adults

The Academy of Lifelong Learning offers classes for adults

Next 10-week session starts Sept. 16 Submitted by The Academy for Lifelong Learning About 300 Villagers meet and learn at The Academy for Lifelong Learning in their own backyard at I-25 and Orchard. Your Greenwood Village neighbors, like Dovey Kasen, Linda Salmons and Harry Hall, all take classes for the love at learning at the […]

SMDC – CU South Denver classes underway at The Wildlife Experience

SMDC – CU South Denver classes underway at The Wildlife Experience

By Marcia Neville As Matthew Goralczyk packed up from his job at ViaSat near Park Meadows Mall in south Denver at the end of a recent Tuesday, he had no idea that he was about to make history. All Goralczyk knew was that he was headed to the University of Colorado South Denver for a graduate class […]

IFCS School Supply program helps prepare 976 students for future success

IFCS School Supply program helps prepare 976 students for future success

The 2014 Ready, Set, School! program and school supply distribution has just wrapped up and through the communities support, IFCS was able to help 976 students. These students received your donated supplies, which allow them to excel in school and make a better future for themselves and their family. Each year, thousands of families spend […]

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