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Public speaks its mind at Cherry Creek school board meeting, again

BY FREDA MIKLINGOVERNMENTAL REPORTER Of the 122 people who signed up to speak publicly at the August 9 Cherry Creek School District board of education meeting, a significant number did so to express their agreement or disagreement with CCSD’s mask policy, which changed four days later from not requiring masks to requiring them for all …

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Cherry Creek School District pivots on masks after Tri-County Health issues stronger warning

BY FREDA MIKLINGOVERNMENTAL REPORTER On Monday, August 9, when the Cherry Creek School District (CCSD) board of education held its regular meeting at 14603 E. Fremont Avenue in Centennial, its policy was that “all students and staff are strongly encouraged to wear a face mask in school,” according to Superintendent Chris Smith, to prevent the …

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Littleton Public Schools will elect three school board members in November

The Board of Education of Littleton Public Schools Arapahoe County is now accepting nominations for election to its school board on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. At this election, three directors will be elected for one 4-year term each. To be qualified, a candidate must have been a registered elector and a resident of the school …

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Cherry Creek Education Association announces endorsements for 2021 Board of Education race

Union endorses pro-public education candidates  Submitted by Frank ValdezColorado Education Association As the Cherry Creek School Board election draws near, the Cherry Creek Education Association (CCEA) announces the endorsement of two candidates for this fall:  Kristin Allan in District E and incumbent Kelly Bates in District D. The CCEA executive committee voted to endorse the …

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Masks required in Denver but not Cherry Creek or Littleton Schools

Listed below are the most recent publicly-issued policies about masks in public school districts around the metro area as we went to print. We attempted to find out the mask policy at several area private schools, however those policies were not outlined on the public-facing school websites we visited. It was noted there that the …

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Two positions on the Cherry Creek School Board are up for election

BY FREDA MIKLINGOVERNMENTAL REPORTER Two directors will be elected to the Cherry Creek School Board on November 2, 2021. Four-year terms are up for election in Director District D and Director District E. To be eligible, one must have lived in the district for which they are running for at least 12 months.  Candidates who …

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Kayla Rondinelli graduates from Ohio Wesleyan University

Kayla Rondinelli of Centennial graduated this spring from Ohio Wesleyan University. Rondinelli earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree Magna Cum Laude and was a Fine Arts-Studio major and Renaissance Studies minor. Ohio Wesleyan held a combined 176th and 177th commencement ceremony May 29, celebrating its Classes of 2020 and 2021 and the students who …

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