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Teachers protest order to reorganize Adams 14 district

The next installment of the dispute between the Adams 14 School District and the Colorado board of education was in the form of a Nov. 19 rally outside Adams City High School. About 30 teachers … more

Small-town football: A different game, a different level of interest

STRATTON – On the Eastern Plains, football is a special breed of cat. Or eagle, as the case may be. Tucked away north of Interstate 70, an hour or so east of Limon and two or so stops … more

RE-8 board to continue school safety discussions

Discussion about school security in the Weld Re-8 School District Nov. 10 ranged from arming teachers to bringing in armed security guards to leaving security in the hands of those with professional … more

Adams 14 teachers union, Together Colorado to host anti-district reorganization rally

The Adams 14 School District teachers union and Together Colorado started a new community campaign to stop the reorganization of the school district and to shift narratives around the … more

Big send-off for Thimmig student, big Tampa Bay Bucs fan w/video

THORNTON – Members of the Brighton, Commerce City and Thornton police departments were on hand at Thimmig Elementary School Nov. 3. Students from all three 27J Schools’ high schools … more

Guns, schools and safety: Perspectives on armed school staff in Weld RE-8

On Sept. 11, 1992, a student at Palo Duro High School in Amarillo, TX brought a gun into the building. He opened fire after a pep rally, shooting and wounding six other students. Steve Reams, a … more

RE-8 modifies dress code policy for Fort Lupton High School

As of Oct. 28, students at Fort Lupton High School are permitted to wear hats indoors and expose two inches of midriff, due to recent changes in the Weld RE-8 dress code policy. more

Curriculum grant on its way to Adams 14

Adams 14 School District is one of nine recipients of a RISE Turnaround Grant, according to a statement. Gov. Jared Polis made the announcement late last month. The $900,000 grant will support … more

Brighton schools lay out impacts without mill-levy override         

Brighton’s school district says it needs money. So, come Tuesday, Nov. 8, voters will be asked to approve an increase of eight mills to provide for school safety, retention of teachers and … more

In Douglas County, voters will decide whether teachers get 9% pay bump

Lucy Squire just marked her 18th year as a teacher at Copper Mesa Elementary School in Douglas County. One of the things she has that many teachers here and around Colorado don’t is a home. more

Adams 14 receives notice of reorganization

The Colorado Department of Education sent a notice to Adams School District 14 requiring it to begin a reorganization process. It will involve this school district plus Mapleton Public Schools, Adams … more

Commerce City cuts taxes to boost support for 27J Schools

The city of Commerce City announced a cut in its own taxes in the hopes city voters will approve an upcoming mill levy override proposal in 27J Schools. The district is asking for a tax increase … more

Inside Jeffco Kids First, and Ganahl's furor over students

Over the summer, the members of a Facebook group called Jeffco Kids First began shifting their  concern away from pandemic policies in  schools to identities it deemed disruptive to learning. A leading voice in the group told parents to empower their children to find “furries,” kids who dress up in animal accessories, and to record them.  more

RE-8 selects new auditing firm

Staffing issues at an international accounting and consulting firm has the Weld RE-8 School Board scrambling to find a group to lead their annual audit next year. Shortly before it was set to … more

Weld Re-8 approves opt-in approach for sex ed classes

Parents would have to sign off on future Weld RE-8 health and family life/sex education classes for their kids if the district ever offers them, the Board of Education decided Sept. 22. The … more

Re-8 approves 2022-2023 superintendent contract

Weld RE-8 Superintendent Alan Kaylor will get a two percent raise in his new contract, the district Board of Education agreed Sept. 22. The RE-8 board approved the new contract for Superintendent … more

Classes continue at Fort Lupton High School despite circulated threats

The Weld Re-8 School District became the latest in a series of school districts to face rumored threats to school safety.   In a district website post Sept. 23, Weld Re-8 Superintendent … more

Adams City HS gets all-clear for regular day Sept. 22

Adams City High School students returned to class Sept. 22 after an unsubstantiated threat closed the building the day before. A combined investigation between Adams  District 14 officials … more

Brighton High School homecoming by parade, by royalty, by football

Brighton High School celebrated homecoming week with a parade and the theme “Here’s to the Good Years” from Oct 16 to 21. The students and teachers celebrated Spirit Week by … more

Photo gallery: Adams City celebrates homecoming by parade, by football win

After Adams City High School's homecoming parade Sept,. 17, the crowds ventured to the school for the Eagles' 34-18 football win over Skyview High School. ACHS scored 23 unanswered points in the … more
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