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  1. Glass: Underspend dollars, reserves likely to fund sixth-grade transitionRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 9 | Littleton Independent

    Jeffco Public Schools will likely fund needed classroom additions at two South Jeffco schools impacted by the district's shifting of sixth grade to middle school with surplus budget dollars and reserve funding next year, according to Superintendent Jason Glass. On Nov. 1, Glass said that while the Jeffco school board hasn't yet approved funding for classroom additions at Summit Ridge and Ken Caryl middle schools, it isn't because the money isn't there.

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  2. Van Gieson's upbringing plays a role in his desire to join the Jeffco school boardRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 2 | Littleton Independent

    Arvada resident Matt Van Gieson was the other late-comer to the 2017 race for three Jeffco school board seats. Filing the required signature petitions just before the Sept.

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  3. Jefferson County talks diversity, inclusivityRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 25 | Littleton Independent

    Nearly 300 people gathered last week to discuss ways to carry the topic of diversity and inclusivity to the forefront of conversation in Jefferson County and beyond. Hosted by Jeffco Human Services, Jeffco Human Resources, Jeffco Public Library, the Jefferson Center for Mental Health and Boulder County, the One Community Summit, held Oct. 19 at the Arvada Center, featured a keynote speaker and various breakout sessions centering on diversity, inclusivity and equity.

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  4. Shelter network seeks volunteers as winter approachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Littleton Independent

    A homeless woman, who did not want to be identified by name, waits at a warming site at the Charles Whitlock Recreation Center in Lakewood last December. People wait at a warming site at the Charles Whitlock Recreation Center in Lakewood, to be picked up and shuttled to a nearby church for a meal and a warm place to spend the night.

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  5. Jeffco collaborative promoting mental health trainingRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2017 | Littleton Independent

    A collaborative group is working to destigmatize mental health in Jefferson County by promoting and coordinating a countywide expansion of Mental Health First Aid. The program, which is similar to CPR, trains the everyday person how to identify when someone is in crisis and then coaches the person through what to say and how to help with the intention of connecting the person to professional resources.

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  6. Two more enter race for Jeffco school boardRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2017 | Littleton Independent

    Two Jeffco school board members seeking re-election this fall will face competition after two last-minute candidates filed the required petitions just before the Sept. 1 deadline.

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  7. Community turns out to meet Jeffco's new superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Littleton Independent

    Ten days into his tenure as Jeffco Public Schools' new superintendent, Jason Glass hit the ground running July 10 with a whirlwind of hour-long community meetings across the entirety of Jeffco. Dr. Jason Glass, Jefferson County school district's new superintendent, answers questions during a meet and greet at Jumpstreet in Littleton on July 10. Dr. Jason Glass, Jefferson County school district's new superintendent, answers questions during a meet and greet at Jumpstreet in Littleton on July 10. Drea Robertson asks Dr. Jason Glass, Jefferson County school district's new superintendent, a question regarding a program she and her son Preston, 9, started called Forever Thanksgiving.

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  8. A life of loyaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Littleton Independent

    Lockwood, 94, is a World War II veteran who frequents the Seniors' Resource Center in Evergreen twice a week, and he recently talked about his time in the Air Force as an airplane mechanic on Guam, his life since the war and his family. "If there was another world war, I'd do the same thing: Go back in the Air Force," he said while sitting in a meeting room at the SRC.

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  9. Jeffco to allocate millions for middle school classroomsRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2017 | Littleton Independent

    Jeffco Public Schools is considering reallocating more than $27 million from its reserves and 2016-17 underspend to build classroom additions at four middle schools that will be affected by the district's decision to move sixth graders from elementary school to middle school. Discussed at Thursday's school board meeting, the proposal calls for the school board to approve funding $27.5 million in capital construction projects at Creighton Middle School in Arvada, Drake and Dunstan middle schools in Lakewood, and Ken Caryl Middle School in Littleton.

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