Issue 65

Halloween Photo Contest

Halloween Photo Contest

Send in Halloween pictures of your child, you, or your family to The Stapletonion, and if we publish your submissions in our November 20th issue, you will receive a free Stapletonion tee shirt(s). The photos must be of you or your family and friends, can be anywhere, but we will not accept any photos of […]

MCA Shutdown Disrupts Perfect Stapleton Living

MCA Shutdown Disrupts Perfect Stapleton Living

The Stapleton MCA shut down last week over a dispute with the City of Denver and Forest City. “We decided it wasn’t in the community’s best interests to have all these through streets to Aurora,” said MCA President Liza Kampstra. “We are aware that this decision was made well over a year ago, but we […]

Aurora Mayor Hogan to Stapleton:  “No One Should Think They’re Exceptional”

Aurora Mayor Hogan to Stapleton: “No One Should Think They’re Exceptional”

Recently, Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan took exception to comments made by SUN President Mike Victoria, when Victoria said in an interview that, “Stapletonians are exceptional.” “No one should think they are exceptional,” stated a frustrated Hogan in in an interview with The Aurora Sentinel. “What makes Stapletonians any better than anyone else in the Denver […]

King Soopers Gas Station Works to Make Direction Arrows More Meaningless

King Soopers Gas Station Works to Make Direction Arrows More Meaningless

The King Soopers gas station has had several struggles and its fair share of complaints over the years. With the opening of two 711’s, some of the congestion at the King Soopers gas station has subsided, but the organization and wait time still has a lot of work to do. A couple of years ago, […]

New McAuliffe Slogan:  “When ‘Meets Expectations’ Just Isn’t Good Enough”

New McAuliffe Slogan: “When ‘Meets Expectations’ Just Isn’t Good Enough”

Recently, the 2013 DPS School Performance Framework Scores came out, and not surprising, McAuliffe Middle School passed with flying colors. In fact, McAuliffe is considered “Distinguished” in School Performance Framework, and “Exceeded Expectations” in both the Growth and Parent Satisfaction areas. “We were very pleased to see the scores, but are always looking to improve,” […]

Stapleton Resident Uses Facebook to Post Pointless Work Tasks

Stapleton Resident Uses Facebook to Post Pointless Work Tasks

Whether or not you use Facebook, you get the general idea. People can let other people know about their lives and thoughts, and are able to stalk others to find out how their lives are going as well. Typically, personal Facebook users use Facebook for some of the following reasons: Those using Facebook as their […]

Survey Shows Most Stapleton Parents in Denial about Growing Teen Bubble

Survey Shows Most Stapleton Parents in Denial about Growing Teen Bubble

As suspected for several years now, the bubble of elementary school-aged children is continuing to grow in the Stapleton community. We don’t mean growing in number of kids, but AGE of kids. What was once a simple concern over the number of seats in existing elementary school classrooms, is now becoming an alarming new reality: […]

Mosquito Problem Really Bugging Stapletonians

Mosquito Problem Really Bugging Stapletonians

If you have been on a walk on any of the wonderful Stapleton trails , or played at one of the many pocket parks in the early evening, you most likely have not enjoyed your experience. “The mosquitos have been unbelievable,” says resident Mitchell Schall. “My kids are getting eaten alive, and I spray them […]

School Board Election Interests Almost No One

School Board Election Interests Almost No One

If you didn’t know that the school board election was coming up (November 5th), you are not alone. In fact, most people have no idea who the candidates are, what they stand for, or how and where they would even vote for them. “You know, I am still exhausted from the Presidential election,” said resident […]