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  • D60 SCHOOL BOARD HONORED THROUGH GOVERNOR’S PROCLAMATION

    In acknowledgment of School Board Appreciation Month, Governor Jared Polis issued an official Proclamation, which was read at Tuesday’s regular meeting of the D60 Board of Education.

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  • GOVERNOR POLIS UPDATES D60 BOARD ON EDUCATION INITIATIVES

    At Colorado State University Pueblo, Governor Polis, who was accompanied by Pueblo native and Colorado Senate President Leroy Garcia, touted the 8 to 9 percent increase as unprecedented.

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  • PARK VIEW CUBS REWARDED FOR HOUR OF CODE PARTICIPATION

    In conjunction with the 2021-22 Hour of Code, an undertaking designed to increase awareness of computer science and the importance of the language (code) that empowers it, the District sponsored a School/Classroom Challenge.

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  • COVID VACCINE CLINICS COMING TO ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

    The mobile clinics will be offered from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays in the schools’ parking lot areas, so as not to disrupt classroom activity. The first 250 to receive the vaccine will receive a $20 Walmart gift card, courtesy of the City of Pueblo.

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  • POTENTIAL NAMES FOR NEW EXPEDITIONARY SCHOOL PRESENTED

    Formulated with input from the community through a survey, and finalized by a 20-member stakeholder committee, the three names are the Nettie S. Freed Expeditionary K-8, Steel City Expeditionary K-8, and Pioneer Expeditionary K-8.

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  • THE SEASON TO THINK ABOUT OTHERS

    A holiday tradition at many of our elementary schools are in-school “gift shops,” which provide scholars with the opportunity to obtain items at low – or in some cases no cost – in order to make Christmas brighter for those on their gift lists. Without fail, each and every little one who made his or her way through the gift shops did so with others on their mind. From parents to siblings to classmates to pets, funds were exclusively earmarked for those close to the little shoppers’ hearts.

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  • GOOGLE PARTNERSHIP ENHANCES DISTRICT-WIDE HOUR OF CODE

    Across the District, the Ignite Talks were complemented by hands-on activities centered around the use of code to achieve a desired result, whether that be to direct a robotic caterpillar to a piece of “food” or design a virtual dance routine worthy of a rating of “10.”

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  • OPERATION BLUE SANTA IS UNDERWAY

    For the third year, Operation Blue Santa will see every elementary school student in the District receive an age-appropriate gift. An application for the cache of toys, submitted by Freddie Gallegos – the longtime director of the Pueblo Toys for Tots – was met with approval, enabling this heart-warming collaboration to once again enrich the lives of thousands of hard-working youngsters throughout the District.

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  • NEW BOARD MEMBERS SWORN IN

    The District 60 Board of Education has two new members as well as a new President and Vice President.

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  • OUTGOING BOARD MEMBERS TAYLOR VOSS AND DENNIS MAES LAUDED FOR SERVICE

    With neither electing to seek a second term, the Board of Education’s final meeting before the Thanksgiving holiday break served as a farewell celebration for President Voss and Board member Judge Dennis Maes.

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  • THOSE WHO SERVED AND ARE SERVING REMINDED OF DISTRICT’S GRATITUDE

    After a year’s absence necessitated by the pandemic, a robust Pride and Patriotism returned to Memorial Hall for the sixth time on Thursday, Veterans Day.

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  • DISTRICT AND STUDENTS TO HONOR SERVICEMEN AND WOMEN ON VETERANS DAY

    On Veterans Day, November 11, starting at 6 p.m., the District is once again partnering with the Center for American Values to present the sixth Pride and Patriotism event at Memorial Hall.

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  • NEW WEBSITE CONNECTS YOUTH TO FREE MENTAL HEALTH SESSIONS

    The new program is a partnership involving The Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Behavior Health and other agencies. Informed by youth feedback, I Matter will be staffed by 32 state-hired mental health providers, who are expected to provide 350 appointments per week. Additional providers are expected to be hired as the program progresses. Although I Matter is designed for children between the ages of 12 and 18, youngsters under the age of 12 can access the service with parental assistance and guidance.

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  • DISTRICT SEEKING QUALIFIED VOLUNTEERS TO SERVE ON CBAC

    As part of the District's pledge to be transparent with respect to the bond issue, a Citizens’ Bond Advisory Committee was formed as an advisory entity to the D60 Board of Education. It’s the committee’s duty to ensure that the taxpayer-approved bond funds are spent in the manner for which they were designated.

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  • BOARD OF EDUCATION ISSUES AFFIRMING EVALUATION OF SUPERINTENDENT MACALUSO

    In her fifth year at the helm of Pueblo School District 60, Superintendent Charlotte Macaluso continues to be a “strong and effective leader, who is diligent, intentional, and strategic. She continues to exhibit strong written and verbal communication skills, is willing to constructively and cooperatively solve problems, and always keeps a focus on what is best for kids.”

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  • OUTSTANDING DISTRICT TEACHERS, SUPPORT STAFF HONORED

    On Tuesday, representatives of the Colorado Teacher of the Year Program, together with District leadership and community members, honored not only the 2020-2021 award recipients but those honored in 2020 who were unable to be acknowledged in a public reception due to the pandemic.

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  • EDUCATION FOUNDATION GIFTS EMPLOYEES WITH BRANDED PENS

    This week, some 2,600 staffers will be receiving a branded Soft Touch Accent Gel Pen with colored stylus, along with a card bearing the Foundation’s rebranded logo and this message: “Thank you for all your great work and resilience over the last school year. We appreciate you!”

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  • DISTRICT WELL REPRESENTED IN COLORADO STATE FAIR PARADES

    Every year, the District – most notably spirit-filled students from our high schools riding high on flat-bed trucks, marching band musicians and Spirit teams – has had a notable presence in both the Colorado State Fair Parade and the Fiesta Day Parade. This year, however, the District increased that presence in a colorfully impressive manner.

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  • BOARD INCREASES PAY FOR SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS

    The ideal substitute candidate is at least 21 years old, confident, professional, courteous and attentive, with good communication skills. Some experience working with youth is a plus. The position is a good fit for retirees, college students, part-time workers, stay-at home parents, and those with flexible schedules.

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  • NAACP PUEBLO CHAPTER BUILDS UP THE DISTRICT’S FOUNDATION

    Roxanna Mack, president of the chapter, and Helen Wylie, vice president, spent most of Thursday dropping off boxes of Kindergarten-age supplies to Columbian, Minnequa, Bessemer Academy, Beulah Heights, Bradford and Park View.

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