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Over cups of coffee, hash browns and some bacon, a room full of interested citizens got to learn a bit more about Adams and Jefferson counties. The Arvada Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual “State of the Counties” breakfast on May 19 at … more
Dr. Jason Glass will be the next superintendent of Jefferson County Public Schools per a unanimous vote of approval by the Jeffco Board of Education on May 16. “I am tremendously honored and humbled to be the superintendent of Jeffco Public … more
Leadership Jefferson County is quite literally planting seeds that will help revitalize a garden, help a school and feed a neighborhood. Those first seeds were planted in the newly restored community garden at Foster Elementary School in Arvada … more
When Allison MacDonald was a student at Everitt Middle School, one of the teachers that made the biggest impact on her life was Alice Mahlum, who taught language arts at the school for 28 years. Years later, when MacDonald started working at the … more
Jefferson County students are well on their way to becoming the next generation of famed authors. On May 10, the Education Nonprofit Corporation (ENC) had its awards ceremony for the fourth annual Jeffco Writing Challenge and the first I Love to … more
Classroom additions to Drake and Dunstan middle schools to help alleviate overcrowding will soon be underway following the Jefferson County Board of Education’s unanimous approval of the use of reserve dollars to pay for the construction. The … more
There is a commonly held belief that to be successful in business requires a lowering of ethical standards. That’s what Sandy Woodson, a professor of ethics and environmental philosophy at Colorado School of Mines, told the audience gathered … more
About 460 people attended the 27th annual Good News Breakfast on April 25 to hear about some of the good things happening in Jefferson County. “In Jefferson County, we know how to work together,” said keynote speaker Lynn Johnson, the … more
A new timeline has been set for the Jefferson County Public Schools 2017-18 budget, with final direction being presented to staff May 4 and budget adoption on June 1. The original timeline, which had budget adoption on May 4, was revised with the … more
On the day after the Jeffco school board decided to close Pleasant View Elementary School in Golden, Shelton Elementary Principal Karen Brown made her way to all the classrooms at her school to talk to her students. First, she asked: Does anybody … more
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