The Board of Education and Scott Murphy received the 2012 Colorado Art Education Association Distinguished Leadership Award. The award was presented at the CAEA annual state conference October 27, 2012. Thanks to all of the LPS art teachers who contributed photos for the Board's acceptance video!
LPS Financial Services has received the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) Meritorious Budget Award for the 17th consecutive year. The 2012-2013 budget was submitted for a rigorous review based on stringent criteria and the budget met or exceeded that criteria.
Arapahoe’s Marching Band recently placed 4th in the Colorado Band Association’s State Marching Band Championship. The Arapahoe band also was named the overall winner in the Parade of Lights.
Eight Littleton High students have been accepted to participate in the 2013 National American Choral Directors Association Honor Choir that will perform in Dallas, Texas on March 16th – Kat Troxler, Megan Sanders, Charlotte Grimm, Anna Sonju, Stephanie Kern-Alley, Genoa Martin, Cori Reid and Erika Remy.
Littleton High students Amelia Jacobs and Stirling Rutty have been selected to the All-State Choir that will perform in Denver February 8th. Stirling has also been selected to the All-State Jazz Choir that will perform at the annual CMEA convention at the Broadmoor in January.
Arapahoe High students London Dyer, Matt Farley and Emily Jones have been selected to the All-State Choir.
Arapahoe junior Natalie Cofield recently had DECA’s Top Overall Test score and 4th place in her event at the Chaparral Wolverine Invitational.
At the recent Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge, Littleton High students took the first four places among 50 schools. Connie Martin is the club sponsor at Littleton High.
Students from Littleton Academy and Powell middle schools recently participated in the Math Counts Competition held in Douglas County. Sanat Mehta from Littleton Academy placed 3rd among the top 10 competitors in the Count Down Round and was recognized in the Top Performing School Representatives. John Griffin from Powell was recognized for his Individual Outstanding Performance. Littleton Academy Middle School placed 1st for Outstanding Team Performance.
Eleven Arapahoe scholar-athletes signed letters of intent to compete at the college level on early signing day in November.
Congratulations to all scholar-athletes and coaches whose seasons recently concluded.
Powell principal Steve Wolf recently made a presentation entitled CORE Plus at the Colorado Association of Middle Level Educators (CAMLE) Conference. CORE Plus is time allocated to every Powell student at the beginning of each day that ensures students receive the interventions they need as well as enrichments activities to enhance their education.
Arapahoe High Toms were named 5A State Champs at the recent spirit competition held at the Denver Coliseum. There were 26 teams in the 5A competition.
Littleton High School science teacher Leslie Fotopulos has been recognized by Stanford University for her exceptional teaching. Fotopulos was nominated by Tres Pittman, class of 2012, for her constant source of positivity, sense of purpose as his chemistry teacher and as the head coach of the boy’s swim team.
Mimi Leonard, coordinator of career and technical education, received the Order of the Filament Award from the Colorado Technology Education Association at the Colorado and Rocky Mountain States Conference. This is the organization’s highest honor.
Tim Erwin, Heritage senior, Bryan Howey, Arapahoe senior and Nate Kiszla, Arapahoe senior have been named Honorable Mention for The Denver Post All-Colorado Boys Soccer Team.
Franklin Elementary Student Council with the help of students and families collected a record-setting donation of $2005.59 for UNICEF.
Goddard has received a $12,000 grant from the Friedman Family Foundation. The funds will be used to purchase 34 iPads for an 8th grade math class.
Heritage senior Courtney Bartusiak, Heritage junior Allie Miller and Arapahoe senior Lexi Mercier have been named Honorable Mention for The Denver Post All-Colorado Volleyball team.