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Accelerating dreams – Junior Achievement Free Enterprise Center toured by Governor Polis

Colorado Governor Jared Polis recently toured Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain’s (JA) state-of-the-art JA Free Enterprise Center in Greenwood Village. Governor Polis initially took a hardhat tour of the site in November 2022 when construction was still underway. Earlier this month, the Governor saw the fully operational facility for the first time. The Governor experienced the Daniels …

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Cherry Creek DECA is hosting a hypnotist night event for the school and community on Jan. 30 at 7:00pm 

By Madelyne FaliveneCherry Creek High School Senior Cherry Creek DECA is a marketing co-curricular club at Cherry Creek High School. As a junior or senior, students are permitted to register and take Marketing I and Marketing II. Both of these classes operate with a Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO), which is DECA. DECA provides …

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Regent Frank McNulty believes in CU and our state’s future

Before being elected to a six-year term as University of Colorado Regent for Congressional District Four in November 2022, Frank McNulty, who holds a B.A. in political science and government from C.U. and a law degree from D.U., spent eight years in the State House, including two years as Speaker of the House. After leaving …

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CCSD forum draws sharp differences between candidates

In the fifth of six forums for candidates for the Cherry Creek Schools (CCSD) Board of Education, candidates took off the gloves. Ashley Verville, CCSD director of communications, moderated the discussion held at Eaglecrest High School in Centennial on October 3rd. There are competitive races in two of the three CCSD Director Districts that will …

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One of the challengers for CCSD school board wants to bring back valedictorians

Three seats on the Cherry Creek School District (CCSD) Board of Education are up for election on November 7. Anne Egan is running for re-election to a second four-year term in Director District A. She is being challenged by Steve McKenna. Ruthie Knowles is the sole candidate running for Director District B, which is an …

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James Pritchett named CSU vice president for Engagement and Extension

James Pritchett, CSU’s current dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences and director of the Agricultural Experiment Station, will serve as the university’s next vice president for Engagement and Extension, beginning Jan. 1, 2024.   The appointment taps a seasoned university leader with lifelong ties to rural Colorado communities, signaling a continued and elevated commitment …

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