One local high school is responding in a special way to the tragedies the Grand Valley has faced over the last year. The art club at Fruita Monument High School is creating a special art piece with the community called “Together We can Fly.”
This is a project called the Schools of Opportunity, launched a few years ago by educators who sought to highlight public high schools that actively seek to close opportunity gaps through 11 research-proven practices and not standardized test scores (which are more a measure of socioeconomic status than anything else).
COLORADO, USA — It will likely be up to school districts to decide if kids will wear masks this upcoming school year. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) issued its guidance for schools and COVID-19 protocols this week.
When searching for solutions to help students experiencing mental health crises, the Cherry Creek School District in Colorado decided to build their own daytime behavioral health facility with three levels of care.
Hundreds of teachers and students gathered at the Colorado State Capitol to express their concerns about gun safety, to focus on mental health, and to call for state legislators to prioritize gun violence prevention bills.