Bicyclists who participated in Saturday’s Red Rocks Gran Fondo race saw a mix of encouraging and threatening graffiti on Brook Forest Road in Evergreen.
According to the Jeffco Sheriff’s Office, vandals painted messages on the road surface in multiple locations and on rocks near 9000 Black Mountain Drive sometime before the race started Saturday morning.
Don’t support moving sixth-graders to middle school
Not only will this move cost taxpayers $70 million, but research consistently shows that sixth-graders’ performance does not improve when moved to middle school. Sixth-graders will lose an entire year of literacy programs. Furthermore, sixth-graders in middle schools have more disciplinary actions; again, this is not good for students.
The Foothills Park & Recreation District wasted little time in moving into its newly acquired Foothills Fieldhouse, and several projects already are under way in preparation for a grand reopening, which hopefully will take place in the fall.
Tennis runs deep in Stephen and Carol Ann Holmes’ family. The couple has five sons — four of whom have played singles on the Chatfield Senior High varsity team. Christian Holmes, however, became the first of the siblings to play No. 1 singles for the Chargers, emerging as the top player in one of the Jeffco League’s best programs as a freshman in 2015.