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Congrats to Another Martial Arts Class!

Another Martial Arts group finished up on Tuesday, earning their orange belts from

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Wind Chimes of Freedom: This week’s 3 Wood Shop Projects

We have three graduations this week – Courtney, or C.G. as she has been known in her time at CCB, graduated on Monday, Suzie today, wednesday, and Ellen finishes on Thursday. All of them finished excellent wood shop projects last week. Ellen built a very nice bookshelf, and both C.G. and Suzie made the first… Continue Reading Wind Chimes of Freedom: This week’s 3 Wood Shop Projects

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Confidence Is the Cornerstone of Independence: Suzi’s Drop

“Is Suzie here this morning?” asked Daniel yesterday at morning announcements. “No!” protested Suzie This is how it goes sometimes near the end of a student’s program – things can get bunched up a bit. Suzie will graduate on May 10. On Tuesday this week, she completed her Monster Route – traveling to four places… Continue Reading Confidence Is the Cornerstone of Independence: Suzi’s Drop

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Serena’s homemade applesauce for a snowy spring Saturday

Believe it or not, the forecasts were correct, snow came in Friday night and is still falling Saturday morning of the last weekend in April. So here’s a warm thought. Serena made applesauce from scratch on Thursday in Home Management – peeling, coring, chopping, cooking and putting the mixture through the food processor. She’s got… Continue Reading Serena’s homemade applesauce for a snowy spring Saturday

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Graham’s Tech Project

It just so happens that Graham graduated today, but we’re posting a sample of his Tech Class project. He of course worked with screen readers and other tools in his Tech Class, but as a songwriter and musician with a fair bit of recording experience, he wanted to try his hand at recording and mixing… Continue Reading Graham’s Tech Project

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Getting the Garden Ready for 2017

Yes, it’s time to start getting the garden ready for the 2017 growing season! Tuesday morning some of our Colorado Master Gardeners from the Arapahoe County’Extension Office came by to start getting our Legacy Garden area ready for planting next month, clearing out and cutting down all manner of last year’s growth. Zach, our student… Continue Reading Getting the Garden Ready for 2017

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Congratulate Courtney, she completed her drop this morning!

She had great weather, and more than a little New Jersey attitude when Steve told us at announcements she was going on her drop this morning. She still had that attitude when she got back after only an hour. “I think I spent more time waiting for the light rail than anything …,” she commented.… Continue Reading Congratulate Courtney, she completed her drop this morning!

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Swolly-ness is Holiness: Ryan’s Pull Up Station

Everyone does a project in Wood Shop, and since Ryan is a fitness professional he built a pull-up station in our gym:

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A Menu with Flair: Ceci’s Mini Meal

Tilapia and ratatouille were served to fifteen with flair for Ceci’s mini-meal, but that was no surprise!

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And No One Left Hungry from Julie’s Mini Meal

Julie admits she’d barely cooked at all before coming to the Center, but now she’s cooked and served a meal for fifteen! And no one left hungry … no one!

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