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Jefferson County Public Schools

Students from the Boulder Valley School District order lunch at a food truck that rotates among high schools in the district. (credit: Boulder Valley School District)

Not Your Parents’ School Lunch: Districts Innovate With Food Trucks, Smartphone Apps

School meals served now are likely unrecognizable to parents. Although the staples — pizza, hamburgers, chicken nuggets — remain, they’re joined by chorizo quesadillas, harvest sweet potato bakes and Asian crispy chicken bowls, just to name a few.

09/05/2014

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Habanero Peppers To Blame For Evacuation Of Jeffco Open School

Investigators believe they have found the source of allergic-like symptoms that forced an evacuation of a Jefferson County school Monday and sent children to the hospital.

04/08/2014

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Standley Lake High Classes To Resume Following Suicide By Fire Attempt

Classes were canceled but counselors will be available to students after a 16-year-old boy set himself on fire at a Westminster high school in an apparent suicide attempt.

01/28/2014

Dr. Cindy Stevenson (credit: CBS)

Chief Of Largest Colorado School District To Retire

Superintendent Cindy Stevenson announced at a Jefferson County Public Schools board meeting Thursday she will step down in July.

11/08/2013

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Students Must Pay To Ride Jefferson County Schools Buses

Students wanting to ride the Jefferson County Public Schools to class will have to pay to ride starting this fall.

07/22/2011

Stein Elementary School (credit: CBS)

Parents, Students React To BB Gun Incident At School

Parents and student react after a 10-year-old boy was arrested after shooting classmates with a BB gun Monday.

05/10/2011

Stein Elementary School (credit: CBS)

10-Year-Old Accused Of Shooting Classmates With BB Gun

A 10-year-old boy has been arrested after shooting classmates with a BB gun Monday.

05/09/2011

Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Cynthia Stevenson (credit: CBS)

Jeffco Superintendent Meets With Parents Over Budget

The superintendent of Jefferson County Public Schools heard concerns from parents and teachers about budget cuts on Saturday.

04/30/2011

Ice on Clear Creek (credit: CBS)

Dog Dies After Venturing Out On Clear Creek

There was a frantic search for a dog that fell through the ice in Clear Creek Sunday afternoon. Unfortunately, the pup didn’t survive.

02/13/2011

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CBS4 Investigates Incentives On ‘Count Day’

If your child’s public school is giving away ice cream on Friday, dishing up pizza or offering up a special event, there’s a good reason. Oct. 1st is “Count Day” for Colorado public schools, the day schools count their students and it’s determined how much money school districts get.

10/01/2010

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