On the Calendar

27J Teacher Hiring Fair
8 a.m. to Noon, 
April 11
Stuart Middle School
15955 E. 101st Way, Commerce City

District Art Show
4:30 to 7 p.m., Monday, April 20
Brighton Armory
300 Strong St., Brighton, CO, 80601

27J's Got Talent 
Auditions - 9:30 a.m., April 18, Prairie View High School Choir Room
Show - 7 p.m., May 2 - PVHS Auditorium

Click here for more information

Board of Education Regular Meeting
7 p.m., Tuesday, April 28
District Training Room
80 S. Eighth Ave., Brighton

27J high school seniors named Daniels Scholars

BRIGHTON, CO - Two School District 27J high school seniors have been selected as 2015 Daniels Scholars. 

Saul Manuel Jurado (Brighton High School), pictured far right, and Montrell Alexander Nickerson (Prairie View High School), will receive four-year scholarships to any accredited two- or four-year college in the United States.

The students took part in a rigorous and competitive application process that included more than 2,000 applicants from a four-state region, which includes Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. There were 458 finalists selected, including a total of five 27J seniors. Jurado and Nickerson were two of 239 scholarship recipients.
The Daniels Scholarship Program, administered through the non-profit Daniels Fund Foundation, ( provides four-year annually renewable college scholarships for graduating high school seniors who demonstrate exceptional character, leadership as well as a commitment to serving their communities.
Brighton High School participated in the Every 15 Minutes Program April 7-8. Every 15 Minutes is a two-day program focusing on high school juniors and seniors, which challenges them to think about drinking, driving, personal safety, and the responsibility of making mature decisions. Click here to see a photo gallery from part of the event and here to see a special event video produced by the Adams County Sheriff's Office.

Hispanic Advisory Council to host annual dinner and fundraiser

The School District 27J Hispanic Advisory Council will host its annual dinner and fundraiser at 6 p.m., Friday, May 1, at Prairie View Middle School, 12915 E. 120th Ave., Henderson. HAC representatives will award scholarships to high school students and present awards to certified and classified 27J employees making a difference in the lives of students.

The keynote speaker for the evening will be 9News meteorologist and news reporter Belen DeLeon.

The evening will also feature a silent auction with proceeds to benefit the HAC scholarship program. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased from any HAC member or by contacting Peggy Robertson at 303-655-2916 or

The purpose of the Hispanic Advisory Council is to assure excellence in education for all students with a focus on Hispanic students, their parents, and the community and by assisting the 27J Superintendent of Schools in understanding and addressing the issues of Hispanic students to the Board of Education.

Prairie View welding, construction students advance to state competition

  Prairie View High School will have three students represent the school at the upcoming SkillsUSA state competition in Colorado Springs.

   SkillsUSA is a national organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in technical, skilled and service occupations, including health occupations and further education. This year Prairie View hosted the SkillsUSA district competition for welding and construction. 

Know a special teacher or staff member in your school? 
Nominate them as the Brighton Chamber of Commerce Teacher of the Month. Click here for more details.
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