2020 Back to School
“Let’s Not Waste a Crisis”

“Let’s Not Waste a Crisis”

Colorado private and charter schools are launching a buffet of phased plans to get students back in school, and while the plans differ in details, they each aim to provide an enriching education remotely or in a safe, socially distanced classroom.

Easing Your Child into Schooling in a New Environment

Easing Your Child into Schooling in a New Environment

For parents and children alike, the beginning of the school year elicits both anticipation and anxiety, even under the best circumstances. The prospect of returning to the classroom in the middle of a pandemic is enough to make anyone lose sleep. We talked to Chandra Lontz-Smith, licensed professional counselor and owner of Genuine Heart Counseling in Longmont, to find out how kids – and grown-ups – can manage back-to-school nerves.

Ready to Succeed

Ready to Succeed

As the Boulder Valley School District, St. Vrain School District and Adams 12 5-Star Schools adjust plans for starting classes, local businesses and organizations are ramping up their efforts to assure that every student – regardless of their circumstances – can start the school year safely with the tools they need to succeed.

Tips to Help Keep Your Kids Healthy and Safe

Now that schools are almost back in session, the backpacks are filling up quickly with No. 2 pencils, stacks of ruled paper and folders in every color of the rainbow. While many students feel excited to start school this year, some parents may be feeling a bit more trepidatious than usual. Here we have a list of health guidelines to make it easier to navigate the school year so you can keep your students safe and healthy.