Issue 71

Kids Back to School After What Seemed Like Forever

Kids Back to School After What Seemed Like Forever

Stapleton’s Denver Public School kids went back to school yesterday after what felt like a very long time away for parents. “Jesus, do kids ever go to school anymore?” exclaimed frustrated resident Katie Miller. “There are many families that have two working parents and no nanny in Stapleton. When we have to go back to […]

Stapleton Pot-Heads Pay Aurora Pot-Heads to Stand in Lines

Stapleton Pot-Heads Pay Aurora Pot-Heads to Stand in Lines

If you have at all been social in Stapleton, you probably know that a lot of people used to smoke a little pot, and some maybe still do after the kids go to bed. It makes sense, after all, Stapleton is a highly educated community, and a lot of people smoked weed in college. “I […]

Families Scramble to File ECE Applications Knowing They Won’t Get In

Families Scramble to File ECE Applications Knowing They Won’t Get In

The deadline for School Choice ECE 3 and 4 year olds is fast approaching. Residents must complete and turn in applications by January 31st. Many parents new to the school system are scrambling to learn more about the schools, understand the formats, meet the teachers, and see the classrooms. And they are doing all of […]

Art Outside Jail Makes Residents Forget Jail Exists

Art Outside Jail Makes Residents Forget Jail Exists

The fantastic new art pieces outside of the Denver County Jail have made it so you hardly even notice there are two correctional facilities there totaling about 75,000 square feet. “It’s remarkable what these pieces have done for this area,” said Eastbridge resident Kevin McGovern. “When Havana is open, I take it quite a bit. […]

Stapleton High School Ends Most Exhaustive Principal Search Ever

Stapleton High School Ends Most Exhaustive Principal Search Ever

The search for the Stapleton High School principal began locally, but soon became a global search attempting to find the greatest principal ever, who would be the only principal qualified for the Stapleton job. Late last March, the committee decided to go global with its search efforts, and invited 51 candidates to Stapleton from around […]

Families Put Away Xmas Lights Knowing they Mysteriously Won’t Work Next Year

Families Put Away Xmas Lights Knowing they Mysteriously Won’t Work Next Year

Now that the Holidays are over, Stapleton residents are busy taking down their Christmas lights and decorations. Parents hurry to make sure they get the tree down in time to put it out for recycling (which is this week). The frustrating part for people is knowing they will have to replace all of the lights […]

Stapleton Post-Holiday Recycling Accounts for 63% of City’s Total

Stapleton Post-Holiday Recycling Accounts for 63% of City’s Total

Stapleton makes a strong effort to be green, and already has a proportionately higher recycling amount than any other neighborhood in the city. But, after the Holidays, that percentage becomes even higher. “There are several reasons for this,” said George Delaney, COO of the Department for Public Works. “First of all, Stapleton does a great […]