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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

School board president closes chapter after eight years

If Meghann Silverthorn could change anything about her eight years on the Douglas County School Board, it would be the process and timing of policies implemented by the board, she said. “You can't … 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

Q&A with school board candidate Anthony Graziano

Anthony Graziano, 51, of Castle Rock, is a 13-year resident of Douglas County. He and his wife, Amy, have two daughters that have gone through Douglas County schools. Graziano has worked in the software and information technology industries since … 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 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

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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