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Highlands Ranch charter school gets name change

STEM School and Academy will have a new look when students return from summer break on Aug. 9. The K-12 school on Ridgeline Boulevard in Highlands Ranch has changed its name to STEM School Highlands Ranch and its tagline to “Never Stop … more

Q&A with Grant Nelson

Grant Nelson, 48, of Castle Pines, has lived in Douglas County since 1993. He is a graduate of the University of Colorado Boulder. Nelson is the parent of three current students in Douglas County who have attended both neighborhood and … more

Q&A with Debora Scheffel

Debora Scheffel considers herself a career educator. After graduating from the University of Denver with a master’s degree in special education, she served as a special education teacher at Northeast Elementary School in Parker. She earned … more

Q&A with school board candidate Randy Mills District D

Randy Mills describes himself as a cowboy. Complete with his signature hat, Mills says he has a fondness for the Western way of life and believes in the code of the West principle of taking pride in your work. Mills, of Castle Rockspent his … more

Internship benefits business, high school students

Kendrick Castillo spends four hours a day, four days a week in a large warehouse, where he maneuvers tiny wires, assembles metal and plastic parts and does programming on a computer. Young for an intern, the 16-year-old is learning all facets of a … more

Q&A with Ryan Abresch

Ryan Abresch is a lawyer by training. He currently works as a legal analyst for a national online legal research firm.Abresch, of Larkspur previously served as a deputy district attorney in the 10th … more

Q&A with Krista Holtzmann

Krista Holtzmann kicked off her campaign for Douglas County School Board with a barbecue in Parker’s Stonegate Park July 9.Holtzmann, 48, describes herself as a child advocate who has spent her … more

Baby box program gives women ‘breath of fresh air’

New and expecting moms throughout the Colorado now have access to free, safe place for babies to sleep with the Colorado launch of the baby box. The Baby Box Co., the company behind the global initiative to equip expecting families with vital … more

School board race takes shape in Douglas County

The field is shaping up for November's Douglas County School District Board of Education election. In the quest for four seats, six candidates were officially registered as of July 10, including a slate of four contenders who call themselves … more

Douglas County School District cleared of wrongdoing in 2013 election lawsuit

The Douglas County School District was cleared of wrongdoing in a lawsuit dating to 2013 following a Colorado State Supreme Court ruling July 3. The court reviewed a court of appeals' conclusion … more

Personal finance called a gap in high school curriculum

When he was 9 years old, Alec Greven published “How to Talk to Girls,” a book that has since been translated into multiple languages, earned him a visit to the “Ellen DeGeneres Show” and generated a yearly income for him since its 2008 … more

Douglas County School District's voucher program gets new life following Supreme Court ruling

The Douglas County School District's long-contested school voucher program will get another look from the Colorado Supreme Court following a ruling by the United States Supreme Court on a similar … more

Five things to know about the Douglas County School District budget

The Douglas County School District Board of Education voted 4-2 on June 20 to approve a $578 million budget for the 2017-18 school year. Board members David Ray and Anne-Marie Lemieux voted against approving the budget because they said they … more
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