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February 12, 2014

Students Job Shadow at the Microsoft Store

Hi! My name is Colton, and I’m a senior at Dakota Ridge High School. I’ve been working part-time since I was 15 years old, and I really believe in starting...

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February 11, 2014

Thank you Peyton Manning & FedEx!

Peyton Manning was named the 2013 FedEx NFL Air Player of the Year! In recognition, FedEx is donating $25,000 in his name to Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. The funds are...

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February 3, 2014

Celebrating the Legacies of Laureates

Junior Achievement and the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce were delighted to host the 25th Anniversary of the Colorado Business Hall of Fame on January 30, 2014 at the Hyatt...

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JA Job Shadow prepares local students to be entrepreneurial thinkers

JA Job Shadow, presented by Pinnacol Assurance, prepares local high school students to be entrepreneurial thinkers in their approach to work. The program includes teacher-led classroom instruction focusing on key work-readiness...

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January 31, 2014

“It’s a great little walk down memory lane”

[caption id="attachment_7171" align="alignleft" width="200"] Christina Schultz[/caption] JA volunteer Christina Schultz has shown her passion for the JA mission not only though her growing participation in JA programs, but also by...

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January 8, 2014

A simple way to support Peyton Manning & JA at the same time!

The NFL announced that quarterback Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos is a finalist for the FedEx Air NFL Player of the Year, an honor he won last year. Until...

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January 2, 2014

“It is so wonderful to challenge & be challenged by teenagers”

[caption id="attachment_6991" align="alignleft" width="202"] Laurie Raskasky[/caption] Laurie Raskasky, CPA and owner of Balanced Outcomes, credits her experience as a JA student for shaping her understanding and passion for business and...

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December 17, 2013

Teens & Millennials: Holiday Shopping 2013

According to a new survey of teens and Millennials ages 14 to 29 by Junior Achievement and Ypulse, 87 percent said they plan to buy holiday gifts this year. But...

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November 12, 2013

Record-Breaking JA Stock Market Challenge

A record number of students from 44 area high schools competed in this year’s JA Stock Market Challenge, presented by Great West-Great-Teachers, a program of Great-West Financial.  Students got some hands...

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