Dear Jeffco Families & Community, As expected, this November’s election was a relatively low-turnout affair, with no major state or national political offices being determined at the polls. There were three issues that will impact Jeffco Public Schools on the ballot this year. School board races (there were two contested seats open on Jeffco’s five […]Read More Breaking Down the 2019 Election
The early snowfall may make you think we are in the middle of January, but we are just ending October and a week away from Election Day! This year is sometimes considered an “off” election year because there are no major statewide or national positions on the ballot. However, this year’s ballot does contain three […]Read More On the Issues – Election Update: School Board Seats, Jefferson County Issue 1A, and Colorado Proposition CC
This article originally appeared in The Canyon Courier on June 20th, 2019. Earlier this month, we asked an important question of the Jeffco community: should we do something different with Columbine High School? Specifically, we put forth a preliminary proposal to rebuild a new high school west of the current site. The Hope Columbine library, […]Read More The Columbine Question
June 6, 2019 Dear Jeffco Public Schools parents, staff, students, and community members, On April 20, 1999, the Jeffco community was rocked by the then unimaginable school shooting which took the lives of thirteen and injured twenty-one students and staff at Columbine High School. Amplified by media attention, the entire world watched as Jeffco struggled […]Read More A New Columbine?
The passage of Jeffco Public Schools’ ballot questions 5A and 5B will bring important improvements to schools all across our community. I get a lot of questions about how we will spend these funds and when we can expect to see some impacts from them, and I’d like to address some of those questions here. […]Read More What happens now with 5A and 5B funds?