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  • AT CORWIN, THE CYCLONES ARE GIVING PEACE, AND EQUALITY, A CHANCE

    Each year on September 21, the scholars of Corwin International Magnet School join the United Nations in the observance of International Day of Peace.

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  • IN RETIREMENT, STEPHANIE SMITH ALREADY GIVING BACK

    For the past 50 years, the Assistance League of Pueblo’s Operation School Bell has outfitted hundreds of District 60 youngsters with brand-new school clothes, along with under apparel and hygiene items. This half-century of generosity represents an investment of millions of dollars.

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  • CENTRAL’S CATIQUE: WHERE EVERYONE HAS THE OPPORTUNITY FOR ELEGANCE

    What started a few years back with Central educator Kelly Zerfas-Roth’s donation of couple of prom dresses has blossomed into the CATique: a student-run clothing concession with the feel of a high-end boutique located on the second floor of Central High School.

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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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  • NEW EAST, CENTENNIAL TAKING SHAPE

    As the schedule was designed, East will be finished a bit before Centennial, as additional soil treatment work was required on the Centennial site. With the new East set to be complete by November 2022, the new home of the Bulldogs will follow in January 2023.

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  • EDUCATION FOUNDATION GIFTS EMPLOYEES WITH BRANDED PENS

    This week, some 2,600 staffers will be receiving a branded Soft Touch Accent Gel Pen with colored stylus, along with a card bearing the Foundation’s rebranded logo and this message: “Thank you for all your great work and resilience over the last school year. We appreciate you!”

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  • SUPER STALLIONS OF HIGHLAND PARK MARK 60 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE

    In 1961, John F. Kennedy was president, the Internet and high-technology were bold ideas waiting to be discovered, and a new elementary school opened on the South Side in anticipation of a housing boom that soon followed. On Tuesday, Highland Park Elementary marked its 60th year as a jewel in the Pueblo School District 60 network.

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  • PUEBLO YOUTH TO BE CELEBRATED THIS WEEK

    Launched four years ago by fervent youth advocate and champion Jesse Sena, and proclaimed by Colorado Governor Jared Polis, Colorado Youth Awareness Week is a time to highlight young people’s positive influence while lauding the outstanding community organizations which encourage healthier lifestyles and life choices for young people.

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  • DISTRICT WELL REPRESENTED IN COLORADO STATE FAIR PARADES

    Every year, the District – most notably spirit-filled students from our high schools riding high on flat-bed trucks, marching band musicians and Spirit teams – has had a notable presence in both the Colorado State Fair Parade and the Fiesta Day Parade. This year, however, the District increased that presence in a colorfully impressive manner.

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  • DISTRICTS COLLABORATE TO LIVE PRODUCE THE PIGSKIN CLASSIC

    When administrators with Pueblo County School District 70 selected Dutch Clark Stadium, Pueblo District 60’s showcase athletic facility, for the 21st running of its signature rivalry contest The Pigskin Classic, District 60 wanted to not only serve as a congenial host but develop a genuine collaboration that would see this anticipated contest given a first-rate production.

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  • EAST’S PROSTART STUDENTS PREPARE A DELICIOUS MEAL FOR SPECIAL GUESTS

    With East hosting the Region 6 meeting of the Colorado Association of School Boards Wednesday, there was a sterling opportunity to showcase the notable talents of the ProStart students through the preparation, and presentation, of a delicious meal and dessert for the attendees from throughout Southern Colorado.

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  • BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS ADD THREE NEW CLUBHOUSES TO THE DISTRICT

    In front of a Central High School awash in the festive sounds of the school’s mariachi band and Spirit squads, Angela Giron, President/CEO of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Pueblo County, announced the receipt of a $2.5 million Colorado Department of Education 21st Century Community Learning Center grant that will, over 5 years time, support recently added Clubhouses at Central High School, Minnequa Elementary School and Cesar Chavez Academy, a D60 charter school.

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  • MORTON ELEMENTARY STUDENTS RE-BOOT FOR THE NEW YEAR

    After a successful re-orientation day that provided hope and optimism for a return to fully in-person instruction, the rug was, metaphorically, pulled out from under the feet of Morton Elementary School scholars and staff. An unforeseen break in the sewer line that services the school required an emergency closure of the building and a transition to remote learning.

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