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Cherry Creek Football Bruins headed to fourth straight state championship game

The two semi-final games of the 2021 5A Colorado High School Athletic Association were just as the rankings predicted. On November 27, number one ranked Valor Christian defeated number four ranked Grandview by a score of 37 to 6 to advance to the state championship game. Likewise, number two ranked Cherry Creek dominated number three …

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CCSD shares information on career education and student engagement

At its regular board of education meeting on November 8, Cherry Creek School District (CCSD) Career and Innovation Assistant Superintendent Sarah Grobbel shared updates on CCSD’s 2020 and 2021 summer learning programs and provided updates on its programs at the Cherry Creek Innovation Campus (CCIC), along with district concurrent enrollment statistics. Summer enrichment In the …

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Littleton Public Schools breaks ground on Career Exploration Center

On October 12, Littleton Public Schools (LPS) officially broke ground on their Career Exploration Center (CEC), formerly known as the LPS Career and Technical Education (CTE) Innovation Center, on the southeast corner of Broadway and Littleton Boulevard, the former home of a Ralph Schomp car dealership. The CEC will provide dynamic, interactive, and innovative programming …

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Arapahoe County Sheriff steps up to help Aurora with School Resource Officers

School Resource Officers (SROs), law enforcement officers who are specially trained to work in our schools with students, are assigned by the local law enforcement agency of the jurisdiction in which schools are located, regardless of the school district to which the school belongs. For instance, an SRO assigned to Belleview Elementary School in Greenwood …

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Cherry Creek School Board race produces decisive winners

Although the at-large race for the open seats representing Director Districts D and E on the Cherry Creek Schools Board of Education produced a slew of contentious questions, answers, ads and accusations, in the end the vote for both positions was not close. In Director District D, incumbent and longtime volunteer Kelly Bates, running for …

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Littleton voters elect their first mayor and pass sales tax increase

For many years, Littleton’s mayor was chosen by its city council from among its members. On November 2, for the first time in recent history, city residents voted directly for mayor from among three candidates. Former City Council Member Kyle Schlachter, who served from 2017 to 2019 and works for the Colorado Department of Agriculture …

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2021 UCLA S. Rodman Irvine Award presented to Dr. J. Bronwyn Bateman

Dr. Bronwyn Bateman, founder and first director of the Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, was awarded the 2021 S. Rodman Irvine prize at the recent UCLA Stein Eye Institute annual meeting for residents, fellows and alumni. The Irvine award is the highest award conferred by the Stein …

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