27J budget proposed

School District 27J's proposed $143 million 2016-2017 general fund budget is now available for public review.

The proposed budget was presented to the 27J Board of Education at its April 26 meeting and will be considered for final approval at the board's June 14 meeting. 

Click here to view the budget or visit the 27J Educational Service Center, 18551 E. 160th Ave., Brighton.


Graduating students encouraged to apply for

Graduating 27J seniors are encouraged to take advantage of a new scholarship opportunity made possible thanks to a partnership that includes the Adams County Education Consortium.


Ten, $15,000 four-year scholarships are available to students who meet the criteria including being a first-generation college student. Click here to read more and download an application.


District honors retiring employees


School District 27J honored its 2015-2016 retirees during a dinner and reception May 3. Click here to see a photo and list of this year's retirees


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BHS seniors continue community service tradition
Continuing a tradition, Brighton High School seniors skipped their "ditch day" May 6 to instead team with the city of Brighton and make a difference in the community.

Click here to see photos and learn more about how seniors got involved



Hispanic Advisory Council honors scholarship winners during annual dinner, fundraiser

The School District 27J Hispanic Advisory Council honored its 2016 scholarship winners during its annual dinner and fundraiser May 6 at the Brighton Boys and Girls Club. Pictured above, from left, are Leah Rangel, Cameron Fushimi, Carlos Diaz, Dioseline Lares Franco, Liliana Paredes, Maria Macias and Sarah Shively. Read more about the dinner and this year's honorees here


PVHS engineering, biomedical students showcase projects

Project Lead the Way students at Prairie View High School showcased their research projects during a Project Lead the Way Night at the school May 11. Students were innovative in creating and presenting projects that could change the world for the better from headphones that prevent hearing loss to a study of whether bringing service dogs to school could reduce test-taking anxiety. Prairie View High School is a certified Project Lead the Way school.


Mentoring program celebrates successful second year



More than 200 parents, students and community leaders came together for the May 3rd graduation ceremony of students from the STARS program at Prairie View Middle School. STARS (Students Teaching About Relationship and Success), sponsored by the Friends First organization (, brings PVMS eighth-grade students together with high school mentors. This was the largest graduation in the history of the program at Prairie View Middle. Twenty-three juniors and seniors from Prairie View High mentored 68 Prairie View Middle students this school year.


School District 27J
18551 E. 160th Ave., Brighton, CO, 80601