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  • ALUMNI ROLL CALL: TIENDAS EAGER TO GIVE BACK TO PUEBLO

    While a student in District 60, Paul Tienda discovered an affinity for working with numbers under the tutelage of supportive math instructors. At East High School, Yvonne Tienda found a similar educational patron who encouraged her, despite a shy streak, to expand her social horizons.

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 2022 EAGLES SOAR, DIPLOMAS IN HAND

    More than 190 East Eagles officially earned status as “alumni” with the conferring of diplomas for the 63rd time in the school’s history.

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  • ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE LAUDED IN ANNUAL CEREMONY

    The upper echelon of the District’s academic corps was, for the 14th year, honored for outstanding and sustained achievement in the classroom and for exemplifying the values of Academic Achievement, Leadership, Character, and Service. The coveted Lamp of Knowledge once again served as the centerpiece of the ceremony. It was awarded to South High School based on collective academic performance and other merits.

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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: IAN IMES

    This season, Ian served as captain of the tennis team and has participated in swimming, choir, Key Club, Speech and Debate, and National Honor Society, serving as president. Within the community, Ian is a lifeguard and a volunteer for Sangre de Cristo Community Care hospice. Ian plans to attend Hawai’i Pacific University on the island of Oahu, where he will study nursing.

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  • HURLIMAN SCHOLAR PROFILE: ADAM CHAVEZ

    From East High School, Adam Chavez earned the full four-year Hurliman Scholarship. As an Eagle, Adam received the Masonic Junior Achievement Award and a College Board Recognition Award along with “multiple other awards for my academic achievements and my involvement in the East community,” he said.

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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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  • PERSONAL PROJECTS HIGHLIGHT BENEFITS OF EAST’S IB CURRICULUM

    A foundational aspect of MYP is the Personal Project, which allows MYP students in their final year to explore an area of personal interest over an extended period, culminating with the creation of a project.

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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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