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Strittmatter steps down from Action Center

In 2010 Lakewood’s Fallen Owl Tattoo Studio and its owner Adam Rose were looking for a way to give back to the community during the holidays. “Because we’re a tattoo shop, a lot of businesses … more

My Name Is: Sylvia Scott

About me I grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma. I graduated from the University of Tulsa with a degree in B.S. with a marketing and retail emphasis. From 2006 to 2007 I attended Babson College in … more

Marijuana money and education in Denver metro schools

Jefferson County Public Schools is hiring six more social-emotional counselors for 14 elementary schools. Douglas County School District has one additional school counselor at each of its nine middle … more

An invitation to join the education conversation

With election season now in our rear-view mirror, Jeffco Public Schools now turns our attention to the future, and what that means for our schools and community. In October, we released a vision document for the community to consider. … more

Work looking great on Great Work Montessori

On Nov. 3, students, teachers, families from Great Work Montessori School and Himmelman Construction workers and staff gathered at the future home of the school at 5300 W. Center Ave. in east Lakewood to celebrate the placement of one of the … more

Lakewood organization changes world for students in Uganda

There’s no way of measuring the power of learning something new, but helping to create a brand new school in Africa is a good start. In northern Uganda, the Global Leaders Primary School is teaching about 100 rural students thanks to the … more

Charity: another form of sharing and love

“Love is not patronizing and charity isn’t about pity. It is about love. Charity and love are the same—with charity you give love, so don’t just give money but reach out your hand instead.”---- Mother Theresa About age three children … more

Study shows Red Rocks positive economic impact

Red Rocks Community College creates a positive net impact on the regional economy, according to a recent study of Red Rocks and others in the Colorado Community College System. Results of the study by Economic Modeling Specialists, a leading … more

RMCAD celebrates a new vision for future

When Chris Spohn, the Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design’s president for the past seven months, first moved to the Denver area from Los Angeles, he took an Uber or Lyft to campus every day. “I’d ask whoever was driving me if they’d … more

RRCC teaches managerial skills to keep employees safe

A person can have all the technical training necessary to be successful on a job site, but training to be a good boss is something most don’t receive. “You might be an awesome welder on Friday and then have to be a boss on Monday,” said … more

Kids love simple and easy Halloween fun

Sometimes young children love the simplest activities made with materials around the house. Playing with old masks, redecorating them, or making new ones is a lot of fun for Halloween or year around play.   You will need a medium brown paper … more

Siegel celebrates 30 years of keyboard conversations at Arvada Center

It seems like everybody took a piano lesson or two in their lives. I did for years, learning how to play some of my favorite Vince Guaraldi “Peanuts” songs, as well as the piano versions of some of my favorite pop songs at the time — stuff … more

Energy Day highlights STEM careers

Learn about the opportunities that STEM-related fields and careers regularly provide during Denver's first Energy Day Festival. More than 40 interactive demonstrations and exhibits are designed to spark interest in energy, efficiency and … more

Music education connects students to humanity

We grow up with music all around us. Its in movies, TV shows, playing over the speakers in stores and shops, and can be heard blaring out of car windows on the road. But I didn’t start understanding music until I got to school. I don’t … more

Red Rocks unveils state-of-the-art student rec center

A good way to measure a project’s success is to check in with those who opposed it in the beginning and see what they think at the end. By that measure, Red Rocks Community College’s newly opened student recreation center is already a … more

School wants Jefferson to be a community hub again

Jefferson Junior/Senior High School in Edgewater threw a massive community party on Aug. 30, with music, barbecue, games and a lot of laughter. But the party wasn’t just to welcome students and their families back to the school for another … more

Two last minute challengers emerge in Jeffco school board race

Two last minute challengers filed to run for Jefferson County Board of Education. Three incumbents, board president Ron Mitchell, Susan Harmon and Brad Rupert will seek reelection for their seats, which they acquired in 2015 after the recall of … more

Rose Stein reopens with a new community focus

For the past year, the Zimmer family — Craig, Meghan, Wyatt and Paige — have seen the reconstruction of Stein Elementary as they go to and from their home, just a few blocks away. On Aug. 16, they were among the first to see the school, now … more

Good aim is required to defeat our Goliath education problems

In a past life, I coached a couple seasons of high school baseball. And, if you don't know baseball, you might not understand that, in baseball, we count EVERYTHING. Real baseball guys know batting … more

Good aim is required to defeat our Goliath education problems

In a past life, I coached a couple seasons of high school baseball. And, if you don’t know baseball, you might not understand that, in baseball, we count EVERYTHING. Real baseball guys know batting averages, walks, hits, strikeouts, sacrifice … more
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