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Fort Lupton football program may be on the chopping block

The Weld Re-8 board of education pointed its budget eyes toward the Fort Lupton High School athletic program during a May 12 workshop. The area of specific interest was the Bluedevils' football … more

Student group proposes policies, classes for Douglas County schools

Douglas County students envision a number of new initiatives, policy updates and class offerings throughout the district in the next few years. Student Advisory Group subcommittees presented to … more

Adams 14 loses state accreditation, must partner for reorganization

DENVER -- The Adams 14 School District will reorganine, thanks to a pair of actions from the state board of education May 10. The board removed the district's accreditation and ordered it to … more

Fort Lupton teacher honored after 31 years in the school district

For 31 years, Angeles Navarro taught many generations of students in the Weld Re-8 School District from elementary to high school.  Navarro migrated from Guanajuato, Mexico to Fort Lupton and … more

Douglas County funds second youth community response team

More students experiencing a mental health crisis in Douglas County schools will soon have access to trained responders after the Douglas County commissioners funded an expansion of the … more

Douglas County School Board directors weigh how to handle tense public comment

As the local teachers union president walked back to his seat after giving public comment at Douglas County School Board, a squabble erupted between him and a group of women. Kevin DiPasquale … more

Parents to Re-8 board: School bullying has to stop 

To paraphrase the late actor Peter Finch in the movie “Network,” a handful of Weld RE-8 School District parents are mad about bullying and they’re not going to take … more

Weld Re-8 ponders use of Narcan for emergencies

The Weld Re-8 School District nurse wants the district to allow the use of Narcan in emergency situations. Paula Samide made the request of the school board during an April 28 … more

Douglas County School Board director discusses complaints filed against him

Douglas County School Board Director David Ray says he has addressed a complaint filed against him with the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies regarding his past use of certain mental health professional titles after his licenses expired. more

Parker student receives prestigious Daniels Scholarship

Jade Gromer was at work as a manager at Dutch Bros Coffee when she got the news she had been waiting for. Surrounded by customers and other workers, the Chaparral High School senior opened up the … more

‘We’re on the air’

Behind the mic. Behind a camera. Setting up streams and the behind-the-scenes pieces that go into on-air … more

State board to Adams 14: Come back with co-management plan

DENVER -- The Colorado State Board of Education told Adams 14 School District officials to present a co-management plan next month. The vote from the state board was unanimous. A subcommittee … more

Former DCSD chief Corey Wise defends his short-lived superintendency

When Corey Wise, the ousted superintendent of Douglas County Schools, received a text asking for a coffee shop meeting among him and the school board president and vice president, he thought the request seemed odd. more

Former DCSD Superintendent Corey Wise breaks silence, files complaint against former employer

Corey Wise has broken his silence — and the ousted superintendent has filed a complaint against his former employers alleging retaliation, discrimination and that his infamous firing was illegal. more

Douglas County Schools financial chief leaving over frustrations with school board, records show

Records show the Douglas County Schools chief financial officer is the second high-ranking official to resign out of frustration with the new school board majority’s actions. Kate Kotaska, … more

Douglas County Schools fails to provide full response to record request

The Douglas County School District has refused to release the name of at least one person who requested a list of teachers who were absent Feb. 3 — the day of a controversial sick-out. more

Douglas County Schools financial chief leaving cabinet position

Kate Kotaska, the chief financial officer for Douglas County Schools, will be leaving her post in June, just shy of two years with the district's cabinet. more

STEM names Kovalesky interim director

STEM School Highlands Ranch announced Tuesday its head of the elementary school will take over the executive director position.  Lynann Kovalesky was named interim executive director through … more

Douglas County Superintendent Erin Kane steps into new role under spotlight

Erin Kane sat down at her desk on her last day of work at American Academy and looked around the room. Dozens of photos from her career, framed diplomas on the wall, a stack of books about state … more

Douglas County School Board approves superintendent contract

Charter school director Erin Kane will be the next Douglas County Schools superintendent as soon as she inks a deal approved by the board of education tonight. The offer: a three-year term as chief … more
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