Pueblo School District 60 is partnering with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to host school-based COVID-19 vaccination clinics. All clinics will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. with the exception of South, which is tentatively scheduled from 4-8 p.m.
Teaching is often a thankless job, but no one enters this profession with a desire for accolades and the spotlight. Rather, we as educators do it for the most noblest of reasons: to gift the community, and the world itself, with the next generation of leaders, scientists, lawyers, doctors, skilled laborers, journalists, public servants and, of course, teachers.
Shortly after she became Principal, Columbian, for the first time in 20 years, earned a Performance rating from the Colorado Department of Education. That achievement, Principal Alcon Montoya said, is a tribute to the dedication of the staff. “Our team has a really positive growth mindset,” she said.
After learning of the district’s participation in the Bringing Music to Life program – which encourages the donation of performance instruments to ensure that the love of music-making continues in schools – Mr. DeNiro and his wife Dr. Dorothy DeNiro, eagerly turned over 100 instruments, all in hard-shell cases, to Cindy Smith, the district’s Fine Arts Specialist.