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Smoky High School Link Crew students help freshman get ready for high school.

Most CCSD students started the new school year today

Alarms beeped, bright white laces were tied and parents snapped photos as thousands of students in Southeast Aurora headed off for their first day of school. The Cherry Creek School District schools that follow a common calendar started classes today. Schools on a transitional or year-round calendar have already started, but the majority of schools [...]

Local corporations lend volunteers to repair Cherry Creek State Park trails

Local corporations lend volunteers to repair Cherry Creek State Park trails

Trails at Cherry Creek State Park recently got a facelift thanks to 75 employees from several local corporations. The corporations were part of the “corporate day of service,” on July 14, organized and led by Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC), in partnership with Colorado Parks and Wildlife.  During the event, volunteers moved several tons of [...]

CCSD school board calls for November bond and budget election

CCSD school board calls for November bond and budget election

This November, the Cherry Creek School District Board of Education will ask voters to approve a $125 million bond issue and a $25 million budget override. BondThe school district’s Long Range Facility Planning Committee, a group of citizens and district employees, was charged with conducting a Five-Year Needs Assessment, covering 2012 to 2017. The committee [...]