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  •  Barb Clementi claps her hands as she speaks to the CASB Convention

    D60 BOARD MEMBER INTRODUCED AS CASB COMMITTEE PRESIDENT ELECT

    A career educator and longtime member of the Pueblo School District 60 Board of Education is the incoming president of the Colorado Association of School Boards Executive Committee.

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    CYBERSECURITY AWARENESS MONTH CONTEST

    As October is designated as Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the District hosted its first Cybersecurity Awareness Month Poster and Video Contest. Open to scholars at all grade levels, the competition was designed to promote the safe and secure use of the internet while encouraging students to make better decisions when posting pictures, videos, and personal information online.

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  •  Drew Dix stands behind a podium

    THE FACE OF THE ‘HOME OF HEROES’ INSPIRES AT PRIDE AND PATRIOTISM

    In its seventh incarnation, Pride and Patriotism once again saw District scholars, from elementary through high school, express their gratitude to those who served – and in many instances continue to serve – in the written word, artistic expression and song.

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  •  Drew Dix

    PRIDE AND PATRIOTISM TO FEATURE MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT DREW DIX

    Pueblo’s last living Medal of Honor recipient, and the face of Pueblo as the “Home of Heroes,” Mr. Dix will be the guest speaker at the District’s Pride and Patriotism tribute to veterans, which begins at 6 p.m. November 10 at Memorial Hall.

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  •  Highland Park students standing behind a KIND sign

    COMMUNITY COMES TOGETHER

    The aptly titled Community Peace Summit drew a diverse and colorful procession of children, scholars and adults to the Pueblo Convention Center for a day of celebration of the District’s efforts in promoting inclusion, compassion and a no-tolerance stance on bullying.

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  •  Barbara Devendorf

    BUS SAFETY WEEK CELEBRATED

    Held during the third full week of October, National School Bus Safety Week is designed to promote school bus safety and address the importance of incident-free transports to schools.

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  •  Superintendent Macaluso smiles as she sets with a small child showing her a worksheet she created

    SUPERINTENDENT RECEIVES AFFIRMATIVE EVALUATION

    Since her appointment as Superintendent in February 2017, Charlotte Macaluso has continued to receive positive, affirmative evaluations from the D60 Board of Education. This year’s annual evaluation, which covers her performance from August 2021 through July 2022, continues that trend.

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  •  A man in an orange vest talks to a gym full of people befor an active shooter drill at Heaton

    PARTNERSHIP LEADS TO A SUCCESSFUL TRAINING EXERCISE

    In the name of vigilance and preparedness, the District once again partnered with local law enforcement and first responders in the staging of an active shooting training exercise at Heaton Middle School. This training is designed to keep the District, the Pueblo Police Department, Pueblo Fire Department and AMR prepared in the event of an actual incident.

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    SUICIDE PREVENTION AWARENESS MONTH

    September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month: a time to raise awareness of this stigmatized, and often taboo, topic. This month is dedicated to ensuring that individuals, friends and families have access to the resources they need to discuss suicide prevention and to seek help.

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  •  Staff at Park View standing and clapping

    2022 INITIAL PERFORMANCE FRAMEWORKS RELEASED

    This month, the Colorado Department of Education released preliminary District and School Performance Frameworks based on assessment results and growth data. The performance frameworks will become official once accepted by the Colorado State Board of Education.

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  •  A young kindergaten student smiles as he sets behind his desk at school

    KINDERGARTEN OFFERS THE SOLID FOUNDATION

    It’s been said that Kindergartners are like an inquisitive sponge, soaking up all the beneficial knowledge and skill sets placed before them.

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  •  Michelle Jones substitute teaches at Centennial

    PORTRAIT OF A GUEST TEACHER

    On any given day, the District is in need of 100 to 200 guest, or substitute, teachers at all grade levels. This is an ideal position for high school graduates 21 and older with a love of working with children and a flexible schedule. One of the District’s dedicated and hard-working guest teachers is Michelle Jones, a proud alumnus of South.

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  •  Minnequa staff members rejoice student accomplishment results

    STATE ASSESSMENT DATA SHOWS SCHOLARS MEETING OR EXCEEDING STATE GROWTH EXPECTATIONS

    The Colorado Department of Education’s release of assessment and growth data from Spring 2022 reveals that scholars at a host of our schools have met or exceeded the statewide Median Growth Percentile (MGP) benchmarks in Math and English Language Arts.

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    P-EBT FOOD ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE

    The Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program is a federal program created to provide food assistance to families with students or young children who had reduced access to meals due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the program was created in April 2020, P-EBT benefits have provided access to healthy and wholesome food to more than 504,440 Colorado children.

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  •  A student in glasses sets attentively in class at Minnequa on the first day of school

    THE DISTRICT IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS!

    The latest chapter in the mission to inspire young women and men to lead lives of purpose and impact opened today with the first day of classes of the 2022-23 school year.

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  •  A young student gives the thumbs up while wearing a blue cap and gown for his preschool graduation

    PRESCHOOL, KINDERGARTEN THE FOUNDATION OF A SUCCESS ENROLLMENT NOW OPEN

    “Young children need to have devoted time to make friends, explore how things work, problem solve for themselves, and develop a love of learning,” noted Darlene Bermudez, the District’s Early Childhood Specialist. “Our preschool program does this and so much more!”

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  •  Members of the D60 Board and Leadership Team wearing hardhats and bright vests while touring the ne

    DISTRICT LEADERS, BOARD MEMBERS TOUR NEW SCHOOLS

    With representatives of GE Johnson, H.W. Houston Construction and HGF Architects serving as the site guides, members of the D60 Leadership Team joined Board of Education members Vice President Tommy Farrell, and Barb Clementi and Dr. Kathy DeNiro, for an inside look at the future of education.

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  •  David Horner and Bob Lawson

    DISTRICT DUO KEEP BOND PROJECTS ON TRACK AND ON BUDGET

    Mr. Horner and Mr. Lawson have, in conjunction with District leadership, construction team partners and others, not only fulfilled those duties but are giving taxpayers a lot more “bang for their buck.”

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  •  Representatives hand an oversized check to Dr. Roman and Dalton Sprouse

    D60 EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION RECEIVES DONATION

    As part of its commitment to Black Hills Energy and the community, US Solar donated a total of $100,000 to 10 local nonprofits and community organizations, including the D60 Education Foundation.

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  •  A young student in a black shirt looks at a computer screen as he codes

    COMPUTER SCIENCE CONVENTION A FIRST FOR DISTRICT

    A first for District 60, the Computer Science Convention (CSCon) Family Event in the East High School Media Center drew an inquisitive collective of youngsters eager to explore the exciting world of all things technology-related.

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