Will Denver’s Green Roof mandate pose a threat to public schools?

The Denver Green Roof mandate will put more green atop city buildings, but might end up leaving less green in schools. The mandate, which becomes effective January 1, 2018, requires a roof garden or a combination of a green roof and a solar energy collection system on every new building with a gross floor area weiterlesen…

Miers new school board member for District E, winning over Vlachos and Rawat

Who had ever thought of a school board race as funny, a possibility to meet lots of interesting people and learn about oneself? That is exactly how Dean Vlachos, school board candidate for Boulder Valley’s School Board District E, describes his candidacy. Although he finally didn’t win the race, he is taking the campaign as weiterlesen…

An endorsement, an E-Mail and lots of questions

Several recommendations concerning Boulder Valley’s school board elections have been published so far. One endorsement, enunciated by the Boulder Valley Education Association, raises questions.   The association represents all certified employees of the school district, including the teachers and most of the administrators. They endorsed Kitty Sargent, Dean Vlachos and Tina Marquardt as future school weiterlesen…

Boulder Country Day School presents high school opportunities to middle school students and their families

For the fourth year in a row Boulder Country Day School opened its doors for boarding schools around the country and local Boulder/Denver High Schools. More than 60 boarding schools from 21 states and 16 local schools from Boulder County and Denver presented themselves to middle school students and their families during the Boulder Country weiterlesen…

Wild Bear Nature Center’s way in the nature

Wild Bear Nature Center in downtown Nederland wants to move into the nature of Mud Lake Open Space. But former mining at this site made their property uninhabitable. The meeting with the Sustainability Advisory Board on Thursday, September 28, at the Community Center in Nederland was one step further for Wild Bear on its way weiterlesen…

About a baby – or: The day of the dead mouse

It was cold, when we wake up this morning and we got a good sense of how fall will feel up here in the mountains. My husband was still asleep, but my little daughters wanted to make breakfast, so I peeled off my warm and comfort bed. When we were entering the living room, I weiterlesen…