Water Quality Testing

Ensuring the health and safety of our school environments continues to be our highest priority. Toward this end, over the summer of 2022, we conducted proactive water quality testing at schools serving elementary-aged students. Water quality can have some variability by municipality, and the district has many proactive measures that can be put in place
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Eagle Crest Elementary School Joins Coding Cohort

Students at Eagle Crest Elementary School will begin the 2022-2023 school year embarking on a new and exciting opportunity – they are one of 500 educational organizations that have been chosen to be a part of the second cohort of the Scratch Education Collaborative (SEC), and are the only organization from Colorado. The SEC is
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FalconTECH Students Embark on the ENDURANCE CubeSat Mission

In conjunction with IBM, FalconTECH was selected as one of five teams nationwide to participate in the ENDURANCE CubeSat mission. The goal of this mission is to make space more accessible to everyone on the planet, and to streamline the process in providing school-aged children access to the wonders of space, with the goal to
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Timberline PK-8 Sixth Grade Students Explore Space Through Ad Astra Colorado

For Timberline PK-8 sixth grade students participating in the Ad Astra Colorado Program, this spring has been one to remember. Partnering with the University of Colorado Boulder’s new Space Science Outreach Program, the Ad Astra Colorado Program gives students the opportunity to have more hands-on experience in science. Students have participated in numerous experiments, received
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Plant Sale Helps Support the Future of CETC Agriscience Students

For over 50 years, the plant sale has been a part of the Horticulture, and now Agriscience Program at The Career Elevation and Technology Center (CETC).  The agricultural education program is designed for students that have a desire to learn about the science, business, and technology of plant and animal production, preparing them for successful
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Skyline Student Receives Prestigious Amazon Scholarship 

During our four years of high school, we all aspire to be successful and become someone that will have a great impact on the world we live in today. For Skyline High School senior Adrian Mendez, those dreams will come true this fall.  Mendez is among 250 new Amazon Future Engineer scholarship recipients of a
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Powering the Future at Mead High School Energy Academy

Mead High School has spent the past two years rebuilding the Energy Academy by updating the curriculum and finding new partners, seeing an increase of students registering for Energy Academy courses. “I believe it is because we have utilized our partners to make a fun and engaging curriculum that challenges students, and allows them to explore
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Specials Team Inspires Creativity at Rocky Mountain Elementary

Classes like art, music, and physical education (PE) are a place where many elementary students begin to learn how to express themselves. These classes form an integral part of their school experience. For students like Elijah Young, fourth grader at Rocky Mountain Elementary School, specials is a place “where we can learn how to work
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Legacy Elementary’s Chess Club Teaching Students Lifelong Skills

To students at Legacy Elementary School, chess is more than a game, it’s an opportunity to learn and practice life skills like problem solving, patience, strategic thinking, and planning. The Chess Club at Legacy Elementary has been running since 2009. “It’s been so successful for so long because children love learning new things,” shared Kristin
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Spark! Sensory Classroom Maximizes Student Learning

At Spark! Discovery Preschool, students are empowered to meet their sensory needs and participate in activities that facilitate better focus and learning through sensory rooms. Students are taught to regulate their own behavior before participating in other academic related activities. According to Spark! Discovery Preschool teacher Jess Harbison, students have access to the sensory room
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