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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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  • 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: MITCHELL MAURO

    In addition to the Hurliman Foundation scholarship, Mitchell received endowments from the local Sons of Italy Lodge and Dante Alighieri Society of Pueblo, as well as several merit-based scholarships from numerous universities.  At the University of Colorado Denver, Mitchell plans to study Finance.

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  • HURLIMAN SCHOLAR PROFILE: ISABELLA POLITO, CENTRAL

    In addition to the Hurliman, Isabella’s scholarship resume includes awards from the local Sons of Italy Lodge, Dante Alighieri Society of Scholars, Elks International and designation as a “Most Valuable Student,” the Colorado GEAR UP Scholarship and numerous other grants and scholarships. At the University of Colorado Denver, Isabella plans to pursue a degree in biology in anticipation of a career in pharmacy.

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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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  • CENTRAL’S TRENT DONLEY APPOINTED TO MERCHANT MARINE ACADEMY

    Wildcat senior Trent Donley, who has distinguished himself in the STEM curriculum, has received a Congressional appointment to the United States Merchant Marine Academy in New York. Since its founding in 1943, dedication to duty, pride in country, and an indomitable spirit to learn and serve have been the hallmarks of Kings Point Midshipmen.

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  • WILDCAT DRUMLINE MARCHES TO STATE TITLE

    District 60 has welcomed yet another State championship into its envied coffers. On Saturday, at the Rocky Mountain Percussion Association State finals in Denver, the Central Wildcat Indoor Percussion Ensemble marched to first place in the Scholastic Regional A Class.

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  • BUSINESS-MINDED SCHOLARS SHINE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP COMPETITION

    In an effort to promote business development, the Thomas V. Healy Center for Business and Economic Research at Colorado State University Pueblo annually hosts the SoCo Entrepreneurship Competition. In the student division, middle and high schoolers present their business ideas in front of a panel of local business owners in hopes of earning cash prizes, as well as a $4,000 scholarship to Hasan School of Business.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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