Category: Programs

July 16, 2020

A Look Behind the Scenes as JA Prepares for Schools to Reopen

A quick pivot to digital programming in the Spring was an unexpected challenge for us. Little did we know at the time this would just be an audition for designing...

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July 9, 2020

Teen Raises $32,000 to Fight Childhood Leukemia

Highlands Ranch student Ainsley Messenger awarded EY Youth Scholarship for her efforts. Highlands Ranch teen Ainsley Messenger was “in shock” to learn that she was awarded a youth scholarship by...

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May 25, 2020

New JA Alumni Survey Demonstrates Impact of JA for Participants and Communities

A new survey of 1,002 Junior Achievement alumni conducted by Ipsos, one of the world’s leading market research firms, finds that JA programs had a strong impact on JA participants’...

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May 7, 2020

Adams 12 Five Star Schools Named JA’s 2020 Advocate of the Year

JA's Advocate of the Year is presented by TIAA Adams 12 Superintendent, Chris Gdowski, visiting a classroom. Photo Credit: Adams 12 Five Star Schools Each year, Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA)...

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May 4, 2020

Helping Troubled Youth Build a Positive Future, Paul Rosenthal Named JA’s 2020 Educator of the Year

JA-Rocky Mountain's 2020 Educator of the Year is presented by TIAA. Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain is proud to name Paul Rosenthal as its 2020 JA Educator of the Year, presented by...

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March 6, 2020

Charles Schwab redefines “investment”

JA volunteers with Charles Schwab at 2019 JA Stock Market Challenge Whether they’re throwing strikes at Junior Achievement (JA) Bowl-A-Thon, hosting thousands high school students at the JA Stock Market...

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March 3, 2020

The Business of Space: Teens Develop ‘Mission to Mars’ Business Plan

Maybe engineers don’t always have to “reinvent the wheel,” but for those who are trying to build wheels on Mars rovers, they’ll at least want to get creative with the...

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February 17, 2020

The Business of Giving Back: Empowering Employees

Through corporate social responsibility (CSR), companies can motivate, inspire, and give employees a deeper sense of purpose. Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA) partners are experts at employee engagement in the...

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February 12, 2020

Behind the scenes, this school’s office manager builds bridges in the community

Mariano Vazquez-Hernandez with student at Coronado Hills Elementary. The value of administrative professionals in education cannot be understated. They are the often the unsung heroes behind the scenes, organizing, planning,...

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