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  • DISTRICT EDUCATORS HONORED BY CSU PUEBLO PRESIDENT TIM MOTTET

    For their outstanding effort throughout the pandemic and continuing today, Colorado State University President Dr. Tim Mottet honored the educators of District 60 with a Distinguished Service to Education Award during Saturday’s President’s Blue and Red Gala. The District was represented by Franklin educator Daniel Giron, who spoke on behalf of his colleagues before accepting the award.

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  • EDUCATORS, SUPPORT STAFF HONORED BY PEERS, DISTRICT

    Each year, the Pueblo County Chapter of the Colorado Teacher of the Year Program honors dedicated, knowledgeable and skilled K-12 classroom educators with a Colorado Teacher of the Year Award. Additionally, the District itself recognizes three Classified Support Staff members for their exemplary service.

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  • 13 COMPLETE CENTENNIAL’S HEALTH ACADEMY PROGRAM

    The first commencement of the season saw 13 Centennial Bulldogs earn a credential of completion from the school’s Health Academy.

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  • Considering teaching?

    Our partners at TEACH Colorado have created free tools and services that help future teachers like you navigate the process of becoming a teacher.

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  • HURLIMAN SCHOLAR PROFILE: ALYSIA (ALY) ROSS

    Alysia, a Centennial Bulldog, is a recipient of a one-year endowment up to $15,000. She is graduating from Centennial as a junior. A recent completer of the Health Academy, Alysia served as president of HOSA (Future Medical Professionals), is part of Girls Cabinet, and is currently holding down two jobs, one being a Certified Nursing Assistant.

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  • HURLIMAN SCHOLAR PROFILE: PAIGE FLORES

    Paige, a Centennial Bulldog, received a one-year endowment up to $15,000. “I believe I was selected for a Hurliman Scholarship for my service in the classroom, to my school, and my community,” Paige said. “I am involved in and lead many activities both in school and in the community, which shows my diversity in interests while maintaining above a 4.0 GPA throughout high school. “I also have been awarded the Presidential Scholarship at Kansas University for my academics, as well as $1,000 through the Carson's Scholar Fund.”

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  • HURLIMAN SCHOLAR PROFILE - NADIA JACKSON

    A 2021 recipient of the Masonic Junior Achievement Award, and owner of 7 academic and 6 athletic letters, Nadia has been a member of Girls Cabinet for three years – serving as Head Girl – and is a four-time national qualifier in FBLA. In that organization, Nadia served as District Officer and Chapter President. Nadia’s resume also includes three years in DECA, membership in National Honor Society and service as co-secretary, membership in Science National Honor Society and participation in Science Bowl. She also served as a Peer Leader for Sources of Strength.

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  • MEET YOUR PRINCIPAL: NICOLAS ROBERTS, NETTIE S. FREED EXPEDITIONARY SCHOOL

    On Tuesday at 1 p.m., the District will break ground for the new Nettie S. Freed K-8 Expeditionary School, located on the grounds of the former Freed Middle School at 715 West 20th Street. When that school opens in Fall 2023, Nic Roberts, a proud D60 product and longtime teacher and administrator, will be at the Principalship helm.

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  • CENTENNIAL’S ANDREW ZHANG EARNS GATES SCHOLARSHIP

    It is a highly selective scholarship bestowed to only 300 of the top scholars across the nation: a full ride, four-year scholarship to any university awarded only after a rigorous application process. And for Centennial senior Andrew Zhang, the Gates Foundation Scholarship will allow him to attend the prestigious Stanford University to study Computer Science.

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  • Bully Prevention Awareness Workshop

    As you will learn in this important workshop, empathy and compassion are the keys to promoting a peaceful, inclusive environment in our schools. Refreshments will be served and there will be giveaways.

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  • COMING TOGETHER FOR PEACE

    After a two-year absence due to the pandemic, the D60 Community Peace Summit attracted hundreds to the Southwest Motors Events Center, where the celebration of cohesiveness filled the air with the joyful sounds of youngsters and adults reveling in the positive aura.

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  • HONORING OUR HARD-WORKING PARAPROFESSIONALS

    During its most recent meeting, the D60 Board of Education adopted a resolution honoring the efforts of our parapros, praising them for serving students with “great skill, care, compassion, humor and sensitivity.”

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  • BOND PROCEEDS TRANSFORMING THE DISTRICT

    With the construction of new East and Centennial high schools at the midway point, and with new Sunset Park and Franklin builds underway, the 2019 bond approved by voters continues to transform the District.

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  • DISTRICT STUDENTS TO COME TOGETHER FOR PEACE

    Themed "Make Pueblo A Greater Place Together," this summit is designed to foster peace within the District's student body and network of schools and engage the community and its families in the prevention of bullying and the promotion of inclusiveness.

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  • “BAND GEEKS” A COLORFUL TAKE ON MARCHING BAND TRIALS AND TRIUMPHS

    The performing arts programs at South and Centennial combined creative forces to stage three performances of the thoroughly enjoyable “Band Geeks: A New Musical.”

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  • D60 BOARD OF EDUCATION REMOVES MASK MANDATE

    Although mask wearing is strongly recommended – and those who wish to remain masked will continue to be supported -- students, staff and visitors to District schools and facilities no longer have to be masked, effectively immediately.

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  • DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOLERS BRING LOVELY FRUIT TO BACA YOUNGSTERS

    Coinciding with Valentine’s Day, $7,000 worth of healthy fruit found its way into the hands, and hearts, of hundreds of Roadrunners at Eva Baca Elementary, thanks to the efforts of community-minded scholars from Centennial, South and Central.

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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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  • 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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