Westminster High School math teacher, Ben Forbes is no longer employed by Westminster Public Schools. He resigned his position on Thursday, December 1 after the conclusion of an internal investigation, which was shared with the Westminster Police Department.
Mr. Forbes also served as head boys' soccer coach and assistant coach to the boys’ basketball team and girls’ soccer team.
Mr. Forbes has been arrested on the charges of sexual assault on a child-position of trust and sexual assault on a child-pattern of abuse.
Respecting due process for all parties involved, we continue to follow district policy and procedures and are referring details about the investigation to the Westminster Police Department.
Please know that the safety of our children is always our highest priority and as a part of that responsibility we strive to keep our families informed about events that impact our community.
Flynn Elementary Honors our Veterans
At the end of an emotional week that highlighted the political differences among many Americans, the 16th Annual Veterans Day Celebration reminded everyone in attendance about what we all have in common; an appreciation for our veterans and the freedoms we enjoy because of their sacrifices.
Note From Superintendent Swanson
It’s been a week now since our very contentious election that produced a lot of emotions and questions about how educators deal with complex and controversial issues. I want to share with you how we approached the election and its results in Westminster Public Schools.
Special Ed Teacher Delivers Keynote Address
Metz Special Education teacher Mark Chartier received a standing ovation earlier this month after delivering the keynote address at the Equity in Excellence Conference at the Colorado Convention Center.
FRED Award Honors Key Members of WPS Team
Dana Davidson and Veronica Gleaton have been honored as “FRED Award” winners for the month of October. Both play a major role in ensuring that students in Westminster Public Schools get a first class education.
Westy Jazz Band Dazzles at Dazzle
Monday was a night to remember for the Westminster High School Jazz Ensemble as they joined the Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra for an evening performance at Dazzle Jazz Club and Restaurant.
8th Grade Showcase Highlights all Westminster High School Offers
The thought of entering high school is a scary idea for most 8th grade students, but thanks to this year’s 8th Grade Showcase at Westminster High School, the coming year will be a little less daunting and a lot more exciting. Students found out for themselves that WHS has a lot to offer.
Fairview Pie Throwing Fundraiser
Students, teachers and the Principal of Fairview Elementary had a messy good time last Friday as they raised money during a pie throwing event that left everyone smiling and a little gooey.
Learn More About The Westminster Public Schools Mobile App
The app allows you to access information when you are on-the-go or at work in one convenient place.
On The Westminster Public Schools app you can find:
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM Board of Education Meeting- WHS, Lecture Hall