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Jeffco School Board candidates district 5

Meet the 2021 Jeffco School Board candidates: District 5

October 9, 2021

In November 2021, voters will select from seven school board candidates running for three open Jeffco School Board seats in Districts 1, 2, and 5. All candidates are running for four-year terms that will end in late 2025. Candidates Danielle Varda and Jeffrey Wilhite are running for the District 1 seat that is currently held […]

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Jeffco school board candidates

Meet the 2021 Jeffco School Board candidates: District 2

October 7, 2021

In November 2021, voters will select from seven school board candidates running for three open Jeffco School Board seats in Districts 1, 2, and 5. All candidates are running for four-year terms that will end in late 2025. Candidates Danielle Varda and Jeffrey Wilhite are running for the District 1 seat that is currently held […]

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Jeffco school board candidates

Meet the 2021 Jeffco School Board candidates: District 1

October 6, 2021

In November 2021, voters will select from seven school board candidates running for three open Jeffco School Board seats in Districts 1, 2, and 5. All candidates are running for four-year terms that will end in late 2025. Candidates Danielle Varda and Jeffrey Wilhite are running for the District 1 seat that is currently held […]

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Jeffco school board candidates

What does a school board do?

September 14, 2021

Although the state is in charge of many aspects of K-12 education in Colorado, school boards also have a large amount of “local control” that allows them to make decisions about curriculum, student achievement and more that align with their community. Typically, school boards are responsible for general policies that affect all schools within the […]

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budget forums

Jeffco Schools to hold 2021-22 virtual budget forums Feb. 17-26

February 17, 2021

Jeffco Schools will host four virtual budget forums for community feedback on approximately $50 million in budget cuts for the 2021-22 school year. The budget forums will take place on the following dates: Feb. 17 from 5 – 6 pm Feb. 20 from 9 – 10 am Feb. 23 from 6 – 7 pm Feb. […]

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superintendent search

Jeffco Superintendent Search community forums scheduled Jan 14-22

January 13, 2021

Jeffco Public Schools will host superintendent search online community forums this week and early next week, Jan. 14-22. During the online forums, community members can share thoughts about the characteristics, traits, and experience that Jeffco’s new superintendent should have. Forums are organized into five groups: Parents and guardians Thursday, Jan. 14, 9 – 10 am […]

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Restart Jeffco

Jeffco Schools Restart, budget update:  What we know so far

July 8, 2020

With the Jeffco Schools Aug. 24 start date now confirmed, you may be wondering what the 2020-21 school year will look like. Here’s a summary of the Restart Jeffco plan and the newly approved Jeffco Schools budget.  Jeffco’s Restart Plan Jeffco Schools released its Restart Jeffco plan on July 8th. Here are the highlights: Students […]

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2020 Jeffco Heroes named by Jeffco Schools Foundation

May 19, 2020

More than 200 people gathered on May 8 via Zoom to celebrate Jeffco heroes. This year’s Jeffco Schools Foundation (JSF) Hero Awards honored four educators and four students for the differences they make. Teacher and student Hero Award winners are nominated by peers and educators and chosen by a panel of community leaders and volunteers. […]

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Grub Club

Jeffco Grub Club collecting food donations through Feb. 7

January 22, 2020

It’s that time again: Jeffco’s Grub Club is asking for donations to help homeless and emancipated students in Jeffco Schools. Grub Club provides boxes of food and personal hygiene products to needy young people. Jeffco’s Grub Club hopes to fill at least 1,600 boxes this year with supplies for students. Those supplies are used to […]

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Outdoor Lab

After Dark fundraiser celebrates 62 years of Outdoor Lab

September 13, 2019

The Outdoor Lab Foundation will host its sixth annual After Dark fundraiser on Oct. 12 from 5-11 pm at the Studios at Overland Crossing. With a “Dare to Explore,” theme, the event includes live music, games, a live auction, food trucks, and a wine grotto and beer garden. “You don’t necessarily have to have attended […]

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