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A photo show's Legacy's football team on the field against a mountain backdrop
Legacy coach, teacher makes tremendous difference for student
Read one parent's note of appreciation for an amazing educator.
May 27, 2021
Ryan wears his karate uniform and pets a dog
Five Star student earns first-degree black belt, completes outstanding community service
Ryan raised almost $1,000 for a local animal shelter as part of his service project to earn his first-degree black belt in karate.
May 27, 2021
Students in fire fighting gear pose for a photo
FutureForward at Washington Square students accepted into competitive Thornton Fire Youth Outreach Program
They have spent a year working hard to learn the ins and outs of fire service.
May 20, 2021
Jazmine
Estudiantes de Federal Heights Elementary y Northglenn High School obtienen su cinto negro en karate.
Crystal y Jazmine han trabajado muy duro para obtener este gran logro.
May 20, 2021
Nutrition Services meals
Nutrition Services mark milestone 4 million meals served since March of 2020
The team has gone above and beyond to ensure our students have a warm meal, whether they are learning in-person, learning remotely, or community families visiting one of our high school distribution locations.
May 20, 2021
STEM Launch student Amora
STEM Launch student saves her own money to make sure other kids have a birthday cake
8-year-old Amora created eight birthday cake kits for families that might have had some trouble buying them on their own.
May 13, 2021
FutureForward students
FutureForward at Washington Square celebrates students for landing industry jobs
These students have been hired by industry partners to go work in the career pathway they completed at Washington Square.
May 13, 2021
Teachers hand out picture books to students underneath a tent
McElwain staff organizes book and sports equipment giveaway for students
This fun community event was designed to give students the resources to read and play outside all summer long.
May 13, 2021
Four smiling students in STEM Launch polo shirts smile at the camera
STEM Launch students recognized for creative solution to fighting Colorado wildfires
In addition to being chosen to present, the students received a 3D printer and filament for the school to help them design their prototype. They presented virtually and won the Popular Choice Award for the most creative solution. Way to go!
May 13, 2021