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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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  • SOUTH CLASS OF 2022 GALLOPS INTO THE FUTURE

    For the 63rd time, South High School conferred diplomas on 150 graduates, who now enter the esteemed ranks of Colt alumni.

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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: HAYDEN "BECK" HALL

    Hayden, a South Colt, received a one-year endowment up to $15,000. A four-year member of the Vocal Music Program, serving as Student President for a year, Hayden participated in this year's collaborative musical with Centennial. Hayden played soccer for four years, two as team captain, and also ran Track and Cross Country for a year.

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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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  • SOUTH JROTC CADETS LEAD FLAG RETIREMENT CEREMONY

    On Thursday, cadets from South High School’s JROTC program ensured that a cache of faded and worn flags – cut into pieces per proper protocol – were properly disposed of before a gallery of Colts and community members.

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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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  • SOUTH GRAD, VOLUNTEER SANDY HOLMAN LAUDED FOR SERVICE

    The smiling, welcoming face of both Colt Nation and volunteering within the District, Ms. Holman was recently given the spotlight by Stand for Children, a non-profit education advocacy organization focused on ensuring all students receive a high quality, relevant education.

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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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