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  •  Shon Hocker and Barbara Kimzey

    D60 BOARD OF EDUCATION TO CONDUCT FINAL SUPERINTENDENT INTERVIEWS

    Two finalists for the position of District 60 Superintendent will be interviewed by the Board of Education during a special school board meeting on Wednesday, April 24, 2024. The public is invited to attend the board meeting, which will also be livestreamed.

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  •  Columbian Elementary t-shirts and hoodies folded on kindergarten desks

    KINDERGARTEN SHOWCASES UNDERWAY

    Columbian Elementary kicked off the slate of D60 Kindergarten Showcases by revealing all the benefits that come with being a Kindergarten ThunderBolt.

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  •  City Councilman President Mark Aliff and Principal Jimmie Pool

    ARBOR DAY CELEBRATED AT COLUMBIAN

    As Pueblo has been a "Tree City" for more than 40 years, Pueblo Parks and Recreation hosted an Arbor Day celebration at Columbian Elementary School that saw pine trees awarded to the winners of a coloring contest and the planting of a ceremonial tree on the school grounds.

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  •  A woman in a red shirt speaks with three staff members for an interview

    WELCOMING NEW MEMBERS TO THE FAMILY

    A number of applicants interviewed for open positions, and in some instances, were offered employment on the spot!

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    COMMUNITY INVITED TO MEET SUPERINTENDENT CANDIDATES

    As the D60 Board of Education continues to narrow down the best candidates to lead our school District moving forward, three finalists will be invited to spend a day in the District to learn more about the position and our community. 

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  • Six D60 staff members wave to the crowd on the scoreboard screen at a Rockies game

    DISTRICT AND ITS SCHOLARS CELEBRATED AT COORS FIELD

    Prior to the first pitch of Sunday’s Colorado vs. Tampa Bay matchup at Coors Field, Pueblo School District 60 and its scholars were lauded by the Rockies organization and the gallery in attendance.

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  •  Red graphic with white letters saying the word FACT

    REGARDING INACCURATE SOCIAL MEDIA POSTINGS

    Although social media can be a useful outlet, using it to post and spread rumors and unfounded allegations can cause an untold amount of damage, especially within the realm of education. Therefore, it is important to exercise due diligence when a certain claim is stated as factual.

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  •  Katie Nickelson and Dena Giglio Vetta

    YOGA NOW AVAILABLE TO DISTRICT STAFF, SCHOLARS

    “We have worked with student-athlete groups including Central football, Centennial boys soccer and girls basketball, as well as staff at Columbian and Haaff and for a District professional development,” Katie said. School staff and student groups who would like to experience the program are welcome to reach out to Katie at katie.nickelson@pueblod60.org.

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  •  Ted Johnson holds an award he received from the Boys and Girls Club

    D60 ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT, WILDCATS RECEIVE TOP HONORS AT GALA

    District 60 was well represented in the 2024 Boys and Girls Clubs of Pueblo County’s annual Champions of Youth Dinner at Pueblo Convention Center. Ted Johnson, a lifelong educator who currently serves as D60’s Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning, was named 2024 Grand Champion of Youth.

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  •  Superintendent Search Graphic

    SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH: STAKEHOLDERS ASKED TO PROVIDE FEEDBACK THROUGH QUESTIONS

    In lieu of rescheduling the canceled virtual public forums, the executive search firm hired to select District 60 Superintendent candidates are asking stakeholders to provide input and feedback through a series of questions.

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  • School Social Work Week graphic

    SALUTING OUR SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKERS

    March 3-9 has been designated as School Social Work Week, a time to reflect on the work of our school social workers, who are often called upon to help students, families, and teachers .

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  • Three facilities workers standing outside

    HONORING OUR MAINTENANCE WORKERS

    With March 4 designated as Maintenance Worker Appreciation Day, we extend a belated but hearty "thank you" to the hard-working personnel who -- most often behind the scenes -- ensure that our buildings, facilities and grounds remain safe, welcoming and operational.

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  •  Kennedy Camacho-Orona and Emma Perry

    2024 SOUTHERN COLORADO REGIONAL STEM FAIR STATE QUALIFIERS AND WINNERS

    State and International Qualifier: Kennedy Camacho-Orona and Emma Perry, South: Lung Transplant Theory: Mechanical pumps and how the body accepts foreign ventilators

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    WE NEED YOUR VOICE: WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE IN A NEW SUPERINTENDENT

    Pueblo School District 60 has launched a nationwide search for its next superintendent and is asking for the public’s help and input through a series of Community Forums and an online survey.

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  •  Two girls stand infront of a Dr Seuss book that's nearly as tall as they are

    READ ACROSS AMERICA DAY CELEBRATED THROUGHOUT DISTRICT

    As the entire month of March is dedicated to reading, the National Education Association aims to encourage reading and educate people about its benefits, especially among children and young adults.

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  •  A young boy wears a brown cowboy hat in a classroom

    WE'VE GOT SPIRIT, YES WE DO!

    Throughout the District, "Spirit Days" are a great way to add some excitement and style to a day of study. Often times, these days serve as fundraisers for a school, as those who take part pay a small "fee" to wear a certain clothing item, as an example.

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  •  Group photo of D60 school counselors

    CELEBRATING OUR SCHOOL COUNSELORS

    As we continue to recognize the essential work of our school counselors during National School Counselor Week, the District invited counselors from all grade levels to participate in a "counselor appreciation day," which included a delicious cake and fellowship.

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  •  Andi McNair

    GIFTED AND TALENTED EXPERT VISITS WITH SCHOLARS, PARENTS

    Through the sponsorship of District 60, District 70 and Canon City Schools, a nationally renowned expert in gifted education visited Pueblo to work with students and speak to their family members.

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  •  Ariann Lovato and Domenique Roush setting in front of green plants

    HELPING TEACHERS BECOME BETTER LEADERS, INSTRUCTORS

    As excellent teaching and leadership are vital to student success, personal development plays a key part in the retention and effectiveness of Colorado educators. An Induction program, mandated by the state in order to obtain licensure, helps set the stage for continuous growth and support of educators.

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  •  Four Centennial studens talk in an area near the entrance to the school

    SCHOOL CHOICE WINDOW OPENS JANUARY 15

    The lottery window closes at 4 p.m. on Monday, February 12. Parents can submit a School Choice application any time before this deadline to participate in the lottery. Parents will be notified of their lottery results in early March.

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