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Building relationships with reading and running

SUBMITTED BY ANNA DOLANCHERRY CREEK SCHOOLS “Go Stella!” yelled Sophia Pratt. “Come on, Heitor!” screamed Paige Adler, as dozens of other fifth-grade students cheered for the first graders running around the Cottonwood Creek athletic field on Sept. 10. The atmosphere was jubilant. Enthusiasm was high, and so were the temperatures, so parents and younger siblings …

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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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