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Mountain Range senior honored for artistic talents, business prowess
Faith has used her artistic talents and lessons learned in her classes to create a business that sells to customers across the countries, and sometimes from around the world!
April 7, 2021
Silver Hills building
'It made their day:' Silver Hills student shares gratitude with staff members
Seventh grader Dante wrote thoughtful thank you notes to many staff members as a way to spread positivity.
April 14, 2021
Meridian students celebrate World Health Worker Week
Meridian students honor World Health Week with heartfelt message for St. Anthony's nurses and doctors
These thoughtful elementary students made sure to let doctors and nurses know how much they are appreciated!
April 14, 2021
Lava Lamp
STEM Lab students get creative and make lava lamps in science class
Due to safety protocols, these students had to do a lot of independent work to finish this project, but they worked across space to support each other and solve problems together.
April 8, 2021
Century Middle School
Century Middle School celebrates students for making connections.
8th-grade teachers, counseling staff and school administration came up with Comet Circles, a way to check in and connect students and get them building a sense of community. The counseling staff took it one step further and delivered gift bags to students and staff for their participation.
April 8, 2021
Horizon High School building
The pandemic paused their exchange program. But these Horizon students made connections overseas.
Horizon's German students have been participating in a virtual exchange, Zooming with their counterparts in Germany, creating a virtual time capsule, and even getting featured in a local German newspaper!
April 7, 2021
Mr. Buster
Westview Elementary Head Custodian Mr. Buster Named as a Finalist for National Custodian of the Year
You can vote for Mr. Buster online until April 16. He has gone above and beyond to support students, including donating his time and money, hosting family movie nights, dressing up as the school mascot and so much more! Thank you for all that you do, Mr. Buster!
April 1, 2021
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Horizon Sophomore Earns Black Belt, Completes Outstanding Community Service
After years of hard work, 10th-grader Ayden earned his first-degree black belt. This accomplishment required him to continue with his martial arts training even when it went remote, pass written tests and complete 40 hours of community service. Way to go, Ayden!
April 1, 2021
Northglenn High School
Northglenn High School Students Sweep Moral Courage Essay Contest
Students from across Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico entered the Anti-Defamation League's Annual Moral Courage Essay Contest. All three winners were 10th-grade students at Northglenn High School. Demaris, Gianna and Kaylee will each receive a cash prize and be honored at the Governor's Holocaust Remembrance Program on April 8.
April 1, 2021