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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: 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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  • LOVE OF PUEBLO IS THE HEART OF GATEWAY TO THE SOUTHWEST PROJECT

    The fifth graders of Minnequa Elementary School are not shy about their love and appreciation for the Pueblo community, nor about encouraging community leaders to express their sentiments on why living in Pueblo is overflowing with benefits.

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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: 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: 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: 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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  • 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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  • DISTRICT COMMUNICATIONS TEAM EARNS TOP STATE HONOR

    At its annual conference in Denver, the Colorado School Public Relations Association awarded the District 60 Communications Team with the top-tier Medallion Award for "Communicating With Year-Round Focus:” an overview of the multi-tiered approach the team uses to spotlight success in and out of the classroom through video, photography and the written word.

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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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  • NEW NETTIE S. FREED SCHOOL MARKS THE NEXT ERA OF EDUCATION

    Construction of the Nettie S. Freed K-8 Expeditionary School, named in honor of the first female superintendent in the District’s history, was officially ushered in with the ceremonial breaking of ground.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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