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  1. The Latest: Columbine sends message of support to school  wpta21.com
  2. List: Colorado school shootings since Columbine  The Denver Post
  3. Parent warned Colorado school of a 'repeat of Columbine' 5 months before shooting  ABC News
  4. Suspects in Colorado school shooting make first court appearances  CNN
  5. Highlands Ranch slain school shooting victim identified, hailed as hero; shooter details emerge  Sentinel Colorado
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A Colorado Hospital Treated Kids Injured At STEM. It Was The Staff's Third School Shooting.  BuzzFeed News

As gunshot victims began to arrive at Littleton Adventist Hospital after a horrifying shooting Tuesday at a local charter school, doctors and nurses were ready.



'Here We Are Again.' Juvenile Female, Adult Male in Custody After Shooting at K-12 School in Denver Suburb  TIME

One student was killed and eight others were wounded when two shooters opened fire at a K-12 school outside Denver on Tuesday. The suspects, a juvenile ...



After another school shooting, Colorado residents fear it’s now a magnet for those obsessed with Columbine  Washington Post

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. — Tina Galterio had already bought her 7-year-old first-grader a bulletproof backpack to take to school. But after a shooting here ...



Centennial honors youths for contributions  Centennial Citizen

Four high school students in Centennial received Youth Achievement Awards from the City of Centennial during the city council meeting May 6. According to a ...



U.S. News Best High Schools 2019: Littleton Schools Make List  Patch.com

Littleton Makes Top U.S. News High Schools 2019 - Littleton, CO - U.S. News & World Report released its 2019 Best High Schools list Tuesday. Here's how ...



Group pushing for Arapahoe High School principal to be replaced  FOX 31 Denver

DENVER -- The Arapahoe High School community is divided on whether the school's principal should remain or be replaced. Principal Natalie Pramenko has ...



Arapahoe High School teacher charged, accused of sexually assaulting student  FOX 31 Denver

ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. -- A teacher at Arapahoe High School has been charged with two counts of sexual assault on a child by a person in a position of ...



Parents asking for change in leadership at Arapahoe High School  FOX 31 Denver

LITTLETON, Colo. -- Parents are calling for drastic changes at Arapahoe High School in Littleton after a string of student suicides and the recent arrests of two ...



Colorado is scarred by 2 decades of mass shootings  CNN

Once again, gunfire erupted in a Colorado school, this time leaving one student dead and eight others wounded. The carnage occurred miles from Columbine ...



Arapahoe High School teacher accused of assaulting student  The Denver Channel

A 24-year-old Spanish teacher at Arapahoe High School is accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old student and has been placed on administrative leave.



Arapahoe High tragedy spurred change, officials and parents say  Littleton Independent

In the five years since shots rang out in the halls of Arapahoe High School, Littleton Public Schools has made strides toward cultivating an environment of health ...



“It’s just heartbreaking”: Arapahoe High School cancels classes in wake of second student death in three days  The Denver Post

Two seniors at Arapahoe High School in Centennial died three days apart this past week, sending mental health workers and counselors onto a campus still ...



Decades-old Arapahoe High School yearbook photos show students wearing KKK-like hoods  The Denver Post

Photos in decades-old Arapahoe High School yearbooks show students wearing hoods that resemble those of the Ku Klux Klan, the latest revelation in a ...



Arapahoe High School parents share concerns after 2 student deaths  FOX 31 Denver

CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- The administration at Arapahoe High School canceled classes this week after two students took their own lives. The community has dealt ...



Arapahoe High community 'honors loved ones lost' at suicide-prevention walk  Centennial Citizen

The push to end stigma around talking about mental health had several hundred boots on the ground carrying the message in the Arapahoe High School ...



Group calls for firing of Arapahoe High principal, but district officials offer support for Pramenko  Littleton Independent

An anonymous group is calling for the firing of Arapahoe High School Principal Natalie Pramenko amid what it calls a destructive culture at the school. Calling ...



Arapahoe High to hold suicide-prevention walk  Littleton Independent

Two years in a row of students dying by suicide haven't been easily forgotten at Arapahoe High School. This April, students are taking action to put mental health ...



I always knew this would happen. STEM Families Not Surprised  Patch.com

STEM Families Not Surprised About Shooting - Littleton, CO - "I always knew. I live close to Columbine. I always knew this would happen," a student said.



“He seemed to have it all”: Arapahoe High School senior's suicide rattles emotionally fatigued, frightened community  The Colorado Sun

Nick Bales was a kid with enough swagger to pull off a blue velvet blazer for his senior photos, a guy who started his own line of hoodies and artistic T-shirts as a ...



LPS to hold special meeting on Arapahoe accusations  Centennial Citizen

The school board will hold a special meeting on May 2 to “hear public comment regarding the leadership, climate, and culture of Arapahoe High School,” ...



5 Years After Claire Davis Died In A School Shooting, Improvements Seen In Threat Prevention, But Gaps Remain  Colorado Public Radio

Arapahoe High School students and supporters hold a candlelight vigil during a one-year remembrance ceremony on Clarity Commons, named for student ...



Centennial teens awarded scholarships  The Villager

BY DORIS B. TRUHLAR GOVERNMENTAL REPORTER. Four Centennial graduating senior high school girls have been awarded scholarships by the city's ...



Former Arapahoe student: 'I definitely believe that Claire is around'  Littleton Independent

Erica Blair was just 17 years old and a high school senior, but outside the public eye, she felt like she was doing damage control. “I know that was impossible for ...



Football Game Cancelled to Honor Arapahoe HS Players Death  Patch.com

Football Game Cancelled After AHS Player's Death - Littleton, CO - Out of respect for players on the varsity team, coaches cancelled a game versus rivals Cherry ...



Coalition rejects claims of bias in survey  Littleton Independent

Though the Arapahoe High School Community Coalition has said its “community stakeholder” survey is only one avenue of its approach to calling for the firing of ...



Arapahoe High School teacher arrested for sexual assault on a student  KOAA 5

ARAPAHOE COUNTY – An Arapahoe High School teacher was arrested Friday and charged with two counts of Sexual Assault on a Child, according to a ...



Mom has message for students after son's suicide  The Denver Channel

Maria Bales cheered on her son's Arapahoe Warriors, then delivered a powerful message at halftime.



Arapahoe teacher arrested on charge of sex assault of student  Littleton Independent

A teacher at Arapahoe High School in Centennial turned himself in at the Arapahoe County Jail on Jan. 25 on suspicion of sexually assaulting a student five ...



What Littleton Learned  Popular Mechanics

In Littleton, Colorado, where two deadly school shootings occurred fourteen years apart but within just a few miles, the school district is a study in preparedness, ...



Arapahoe grads look ahead to bright future  Centennial Citizen

With many students draped in honors sashes, the Arapahoe High School class of 2018 stepped into adult life on May 24 with high prospects. The class snagged ...



Arapahoe vs Heritage: FOX31 High School Game Day highlights  FOX 31 Denver

LITTLETON, Colo. -- Our game of the week on FOX31 High School Game Day featured Arapahoe at Heritage Friday night. See the highlights from the game in ...



Jefferson County's light that never goes out  Met Media

Dakota Ridge High School held Jefferson County's annual Day Without Hate rally on April 26, advocating for less hate in public schools.



School district focuses on mental health 5 years after fatal shooting, recent suicides  9News.com KUSA

Five years after the deadly shooting of Claire Davis at Arapahoe High School and in the wake of several recent student suicides, Littleton Public Schools hosted ...



Authorities investigating bank robbery in Centennial  FOX 31 Denver

CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- Agents with the FBI are leading an investigation into a bank robbery near the Streets at SouthGlenn shopping center in Centennial.



Voters approve largest-ever LPS bond  Littleton Independent

Littleton Public Schools will kick off a long-term effort to rebuild many of the district's buildings after voters approved Ballot Issue 4A, a $278 million bond.



Since Columbine, Colorado schools see increase in lockdowns as students report more possible threats  The Denver Post

False alarms leading to lockdowns are an increasingly common scenario across Colorado as students raised in an era of mass shootings are attuned to any ...



Decades-old CU Boulder yearbook photos show students in blackface and Nazi garb  Boulder Daily Camera

Several University of Colorado yearbooks from the 1960s reviewed by the Denver Post show photos of students in blackface and wearing Nazi garb. One photo ...



Shooting guard travels, but not on court  Littleton Independent

It takes Bryson Stephens more than 30 minutes to get to school each day and about the same amount of time or more to get home after basketball practice.



LPS ballot measure: 'This is our chance to leave a legacy'  Littleton Independent

Littleton Public Schools officials are asking voters to approve a nearly $300 million bond they say will help them better prepare students for life after school and ...



Colorado teacher arrested for sexual assault on a child  KKTV 11 News

A teacher is behind bars for allegedly sexually assaulting a student five years ago.



Two student suicides in two days, both following social media posts, leave Littleton community seeking answers  The Denver Post

Three student suicides this week – two of them in the Littleton School District -- have teenagers, parents and school officials searching for answers amid a spike ...



Arapahoe High School shooting: Gunman intended to harm many at school  Denver Post

CENTENNIAL — Karl Pierson's attack at Arapahoe High School lasted just 80 seconds — enough time to shatter Claire Davis' life and leave hundreds of other ...



Arapahoe HS shooting report lists many errors  The Denver Channel

Investigators who looked into the deadly shooting at Arapahoe High School say "many small errors" were made and there were "many missed opportunities" to ...



Three students die by suicide in three days  9NEWS.com

Instead of a time for friends, classes and hanging out, for some students this is a time of grief.



Colorados Quick Response to School Threat Was Well-Rehearsed  Patch.com

Fast Response to School Threat Is Well-Rehearsed - Denver, CO - Anonymous tips lines and flow of information between law enforcement agencies developed ...



FBI: "No longer a threat to the community"  Englewood Herald

UPDATE: The FBI Denver office sent out a social media release announcing that the threat to the community, posed by an armed individual who had made ...



Students react to threat: ''I feel safe in my school, but all the news makes it scary'  Centennial Citizen

With the day off from school, 16-year-old Arapahoe High School students Ava Jones and Samantha Knox spent time at the coffee shop across the street.



Walcher looks back on tenure as Arapahoe County sheriff  Littleton Independent

In a county where Republicans refer to their officeholders as the “Arapahoe County fab five,” Sheriff David Walcher's exit was unexpected. A long era of ...



On Campus: Littleton/Centennial/Englewood  Englewood Herald

Arapahoe • Eliana McClarie scored 16 points to help the girls basketball team record a 56-38 non-league win over Chaparral on Feb. 5. Junior Kathleen ...



Claire Davis dies from injuries in Arapahoe High School shooting  Denver Post

Claire Davis, the 17-year-old who was shot in the head during the Dec. 13 shooting at Arapahoe High School, died Saturday afternoon with her family at her side ...



Cherry Creek High School rallies resources for community after recent student suicides  FOX 31 Denver

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. — Cherry Creek High School principal Ryan Silva reached out to community members on Friday to offer mental health support to ...



20 years later: Experts share school safety lessons post-Columbine  CU Boulder Today

Twenty years after two teenage gunmen fatally shot 12 students and one teacher at Columbine High School, researchers suggest such incidents are ...



Report: School clashed with investigators after Arapahoe shooting  The Denver Post

Arapahoe High School officials and district leaders clashed with law enforcement working to gather information about the student who killed 17-year-old Claire ...



Horizon High School paraprofessional charged with sexual assault on special-needs student  FOX 31 Denver

THORNTON, Colo. -- An education paraprofessional at Horizon High School in Thornton has been charged with sexual assault on a special-needs student, the ...



Free Easter Egg Hunt  Littleton Independent

Sponsored by Cherry Hills Community Church. This is a free Easter Egg Hunt for the community to enjoy. All are welcome! Great event for kids and ...



50 Colorado Public High Schools With The Best Teachers For 2019  Patch.com

50 Colorado Public High Schools With Top Teachers - Denver, CO - Need to know who the best teachers in Colorado are? Here's a ranking for the top 50 ...



Elementary school in Littleton evacuated due to broken gas line  FOX 31 Denver

LITTLETON, Colo. -- Ralph Moody Elementary School in Littleton was evacuated Friday afternoon due to a nearby broken gas line. The city of Littleton said ...



Middle school administrator arrested for allegedly buying alcohol for minor  FOX 31 Denver

LITTLETON, Colo. -- The Assistant Principal at Carmody Middle School in Lakewood was arrested Friday on allegations that he provided alcohol to an underage ...



Denver Public Schools asking parents for input on future of K-8 campus  FOX 31 Denver

DENVER -- On the laundry list of wants and needs at the shared Merrill Middle School and C3 Elementary School building, above all else, parents want to see ...



Littleton house damaged by fire day before condemnation hearing  Littleton Independent

A south Littleton home was damaged by fire on March 19 — one day before a scheduled hearing to determine if the house should be torn down following years ...



New director appointed for Colorado’s Safe2Tell program  FOX 31 Denver

DENVER — Colorado's program allowing anonymous tips about threats has a new leader. Attorney General Phil Weiser announced Friday that Essi Ellis will ...



Golden High School shows success with anti-suicide program  FOX 31 Denver

GOLDEN, Colo. -- In recent weeks, two Arapahoe High School students took their own lives. The school responded with a day off for the community to grieve.



Columbine remembrance events planned  Littleton Independent

Jeffco Public Schools and Columbine High School — in partnership with the Columbine Memorial Foundation, Waterstone Community Church, Foothills Park ...



LPS asking voters to OK bond for new buildings  Littleton Independent

Littleton Public Schools will ask voters to approve a nearly $300 million bond in November, aiming to begin a long-term effort to rebuild a district whose buildings ...



Joan Lopez: The new face of the clerk and recorder's office  Centennial Citizen

Joan Lopez, Arapahoe County's new clerk and recorder, was one of three Democrats who beat incumbent Republicans in Arapahoe County races in November, ...



Bond would address access issues at Newton, officials say  Littleton Independent

Students, staff and parents with disabilities are at a serious disadvantage when navigating Newton Middle School, according to Littleton Public Schools officials, ...



Jeffco officials, former Columbine High School principal reflect on threat  Littleton Independent

After two days of disrupted schools, and a statewide hunt by law enforcement, Jefferson County Public Schools will be heading back to something closer to ...



Person arrested over Snapchat post regarding Grandview High School; ‘no credible threat’  FOX 31 Denver

AURORA, Colo. -- One person has been arrested after a student at Grandview High School in Aurora saw a "concerning" social media post, according to the ...



Victim dies after shooting in Littleton; boyfriend charged  Littleton Independent

A young woman died of a gunshot wound on Sept. 28, two days after she was shot in a north Littleton apartment, according to police. Keleshia Nash, 22, died at ...



Redevelopment envisioned for The Streets at SouthGlenn  Littleton Independent

The tide of big-box redevelopment has hit The Streets at SouthGlenn, where a recently closed Sears and a Macy's whose days may be numbered are likely to be ...



Restoration work begins on historic Arapahoe County barn  FOX 31 Denver

ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. -- Restoration work on a southeast metro landmark began Friday. The 17 Mile House Farm, known by many as the "big red barn," ...



Englewood and Littleton's homeless share struggles, needs in metro survey  Centennial Citizen

A dog growled from within the tarp-draped tent as Mike Sandgren slid down the snowy embankment toward it. “Hello?” called Sandgren, a ministry leader at ...



Man dies of homicide in Arapahoe County  Centennial Citizen

A 48-year-old man died of multiple gunshot wounds and was found in an outside area in unincorporated Arapahoe County on Jan. 18, according to the ...



Editorial: Cast a vote for the future of our schools  Littleton Independent

The price tag to install an elevator at Newton Middle School — which would shorten the 20 minutes it now takes a wheelchair-bound student to get to the second ...



Why Is Ed McCaffrey Coaching High School Football?  5280 | The Denver Magazine

Can an ex-Bronco repair the off-the-field reputation of Colorado's most dominant high school football team? By Spencer Campbell | 5280 September 2018.



New sheriff: 'I serve everyone in Arapahoe County'  Littleton Independent

Democrat Tyler Brown was recently sworn in as Arapahoe County sheriff, having defeated incumbent Republican Dave Walcher in the November election.



Centennial taps former sheriff on whether to form police department  Littleton Independent

The City of Centennial has retained former Arapahoe County Sheriff David Walcher as a consultant to study whether the city, which contracts for law enforcement ...



Colorado teen suicide rate nearly twice national average  FOX 31 Denver

GOLDEN, Colo. -- Colorado's teenage suicide rate is nearly twice the national average. Out of every 100000 teenagers in the United States who are 15 to 19 ...



Carmody Middle School assistant principal arrested  Littleton Independent

Michael Pate, a 38-year-old assistant principal at Carmody Middle School in Lakewood, and former assistant director at Outdoor Labs, was arrested on March 1 ...



Colorado public school enrollment increases slightly to 911,000 statewide  FOX 31 Denver

DENVER — The Colorado Department of Education reports that public schools in the state recorded their smallest increase in student numbers in nearly 30 ...



Ready to vote? Here's what you need to do in Arapahoe County  Littleton Independent

Ballots are scheduled to arrive in mailboxes by Oct. 19 to all active registered voters, and here's how you can get squared away to have a smooth voting ...



Do schools have enough mental health resources?  9News.com KUSA

In wake of recent school shootings across the country, 9Wants to Know analyzed data to determine which schools have enough mental health resources.



Suspect in custody identified after chase, crash that left two dead in Littleton  Littleton Independent

Two people were killed after a woman driving a stolen car crashed into their vehicle at the intersection of Santa Fe Drive and Mineral Avenue in Littleton in the ...



Arapahoe County jail, stressed by growth, may need replacing, officials say  Centennial Citizen

Arapahoe County's jail is aging and may need to be replaced in coming years, say county officials. The facility built in 1986 is increasingly stretched thin as the ...



Collaboration Campus in Castle Rock gets new name, hefty donation  Littleton Independent

Arapahoe Community College's Collaboration Campus project has a new name, and one that came with a hefty and historical donation. ACC has received $10 ...



16 educators honored at teacher appreciation dinner  Littleton Independent

High school seniors honored educators who left a lasting impression on their lives. Sixteen teachers, coaches and other educators were honored April 11 at the ...



Police: Arapahoe, Colorado high school shooter Karl Pierson detailed revenge plot in diary  CBS News

CENTENNIAL, Colo. - Karl Pierson, the 18-year-old who fatally shot a classmate and killed himself at a Colorado high school last December,wrote in a diary of ...



Meals on Wheels needs a new home — fast  Littleton Independent

TLC Meals on Wheels has helped keep thousands of seniors and people with disabilities in their homes. Now, the nonprofit needs the community's help to find ...



New Arapahoe County sheriff was rejected as deputy  FOX 31 Denver

ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. -- Arapahoe County Sheriff Tyler Brown is the first to admit that running as a Democrat might have helped him beat Republican ...



Warrants show scope of Arapahoe High School shooting investigation  The Denver Post

Days before Karl Pierson carried out his months-long plan to “shoot up” Arapahoe High School, he showed his friend photos of the 2012 elementary school ...



Denver High School hires trauma-based social worker to focus on student mental health  FOX 31 Denver

DENVER-- Martin Luther King Jr. high school hired a social worker to help overwhelmed students cope and process trauma. Jackeline Ruvalcaba Delgado sits ...



My Name Is... Kera Morris  Littleton Independent

In the Army I grew up in West Virginia, and I joined the Army specifically to get away from there. I spent 15 months in Kuwait, from 2007 to 2008. People say ...



Prevent heart disease: South Denver Cardiologist educates and supports  Littleton Independent

South Denver Cardiology, in Littleton, goes well beyond treating patients that already suffer from heart problems. Instead, South Denver Cardiology works to get ...



Arapahoe H.S. security guard raises new accusations against school  FOX31 Denver

LITTLETON, Colo. -- After first speaking to FOX31 Denver last week, Christina Kolk Monday addressed other media saying she hoped to hold school ...



Students in Littleton Public Schools get new start times  Centennial Citizen

Students at Littleton Public Schools should be able to rest a little easier this fall, after the district approved a plan to juggle what time of day different grade levels ...



Spreading love, support in tragedy  Littleton Independent

Sandy Austin was a school counselor at Jefferson High in 1999. A few years before, she completed her student teaching across the district at Columbine High.



Colorado teenagers take pledges to stay off social media in October  9NEWS.com

Teenagers in Europe, Asia and America - including Colorado - are pledging to delete all social media apps on their phones for one month. "Social media really ...



‘Our True Colors’ event  FOX 31 Denver

An Arvada high school student has created a new event: "Our True Colors," especially for students with special needs. All high school students are welcome.



2 Cherry Creek School District leaders earn $200,000 total awaiting criminal trial  FOX 31 Denver

ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. -- A district court judge ordered that the criminal charges against the former principal and assistant principal of Prairie Middle ...



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