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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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  • EAST CULINARY STUDENTS KEEP ON TRUCKIN’

    Eagle culinary arts students were tasked with creating a mock food truck company that serves real meals. From the name of the company to the facsimile food truck that served as the vote collector to the menu, this savory operation was fully in the hands of the Eagles.

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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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  • 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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  • VETERANS DAY ASSEMBLY A PART OF EAST LEGACY FOR 15 YEARS

    East High School's rich legacy of military service, and the Eagle Empire's continuing gratitude for all who served, once again provided the patriotic foundation for the 15th annual Veterans Day Assembly.

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  • EAST EAGLE PROSTART STUDENTS IMMERSE THEMSELVES IN LITERACY PROJECT

    Thanks to Nick Potter, Director of Communications for the Pueblo City-Country Library District, the ProStart students were provided with a set of the cookbooks. Then, in teams of two and three, the Eagles were tasked to select a recipe and then prepare the dish according to Mr. Ottolenghi’s directions.

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  • ALUMNI ROLL CALL: HEATON, EAST GRAD REBECCA DIAZ NAMED TO PRESTIGIOUS REGISTRY

    Since 1898, Marquis Who’s Who has published the biographies of the leaders of American society. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Ms. Diaz, who graduated from Heaton Middle School and East High School, as well as Colorado State University Pueblo, has distinguished herself as the vice president of Legacy Bank since 2017.

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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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  • BATTLE FOR THE CANNON ENTERS 45TH YEAR

    In this cross-town battle, the South Colts and East Eagles square off for the right to host, for a year, a ceremonial Cannon. This striking armament is painted in the victor’s school colors and, during home contests at Dutch Clark Stadium, fired off every time the holding team finds the endzone.

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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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  • D60 UNIVERSITY TRACKS CENTER EXPANDS WITH THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR

    Under the direction of Lacey Clemmensen, the center serves as an on-site admissions office to Colorado State University Pueblo and a valuable clearinghouse of information and assistance related to scholarships, financial aid and other aspects of the higher education journey.

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  • NEW EAST, CENTENNIAL WILL HOST SCHOOL’S HISTORY, LEGACY

    With great respect to the vibrant traditions that characterize these two schools – as well as alumni’s desire to see that history preserved – great care was taken during the design process to ensure the new buildings would have ample space in which to showcase those elements that currently line the walls and fill displays in the current schools’ hallways and gymnasiums.

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