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  • FIVE CANDIDATES SEEKING BOARD APPOINTMENT

    On Monday, the D60 Board of Education interviewed five candidates seeking to fill the vacated seat of Dr. Matthew Cranswick. Each candidate was asked the same series of questions by members of the Board and given an opportunity to express why board service is being sought.

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  • SUICIDE PREVENTION AWARENESS MONTH

    September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month: a time to raise awareness of this stigmatized, and often taboo, topic. This month is dedicated to ensuring that individuals, friends and families have access to the resources they need to discuss suicide prevention and to seek help.

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  • CORWIN CONTINUES TO “LEVEL UP”

    As Corwin retained its Performance rating despite the roadblocks posed by the pandemic and ever-evolving demographics and needs, Principal Ryan Masciotra on Friday treated to staff to a delicious cake and words of praise following a day of professional development.

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  • NEW HOME OF BOBCAT GETS FINAL BEAM

    On Thursday, the final steel beam was put in place by members of the Nunn Construction team while the enthusiastic young Bobcats celebrated the mid-way point of the construction process. This "topping out" ceremony is the second of the week and fourth in the District, with all new construction funded through the 2019 bond.

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  • A NEW DAWN FOR SUNSET PARK

    On Wednesday, the mid-way point of construction of the new Sunset Park building was heralded with a "topping out" ceremony that saw the last steel beam -- painted bright gold in one of the school's colors and draped with an American flag -- put into place by members of the Nunn Construction team.

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  • 2022 INITIAL PERFORMANCE FRAMEWORKS RELEASED

    This month, the Colorado Department of Education released preliminary District and School Performance Frameworks based on assessment results and growth data. The performance frameworks will become official once accepted by the Colorado State Board of Education.

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  • TEACH FOR AMERICA PROFILE: DALE MOTT SLATER

    A native of North Pole, Alaska, Dale attended Alfred University (New York), majoring in Sustainability and Food Systems. She is teaching 8th grade science at Pueblo Academy of Arts.

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  • PORTRAIT OF A GUEST TEACHER

    On any given day, the District is in need of 100 to 200 guest, or substitute, teachers at all grade levels. This is an ideal position for high school graduates 21 and older with a love of working with children and a flexible schedule. One of the District’s dedicated and hard-working guest teachers is Michelle Jones, a proud alumnus of South.

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  • YOUTH APPRENTICESHIP PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM ROLLED OUT

    CareerWise Colorado connects education and industry to provide high school students with paid apprenticeships in 30 different occupational fields, including business, education, manufacturing, healthcare, financial services, information technology, construction and more.

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  • STATE ASSESSMENT DATA SHOWS SCHOLARS MEETING OR EXCEEDING STATE GROWTH EXPECTATIONS

    The Colorado Department of Education’s release of assessment and growth data from Spring 2022 reveals that scholars at a host of our schools have met or exceeded the statewide Median Growth Percentile (MGP) benchmarks in Math and English Language Arts.

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  • APPLICATIONS FOR OPEN D60 BOARD OF EDUCATION SEAT NOW BEING ACCEPTED

    With the recent resignation of District 60 Board of Education member Dr. Matthew Cranswick, the process to fill that seat has been initiated with the adoption of a resolution declaring a vacancy. 

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  • P-EBT FOOD ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE

    The Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program is a federal program created to provide food assistance to families with students or young children who had reduced access to meals due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the program was created in April 2020, P-EBT benefits have provided access to healthy and wholesome food to more than 504,440 Colorado children.

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  • PRESCHOOL, KINDERGARTEN THE FOUNDATION OF A SUCCESS ENROLLMENT NOW OPEN

    “Young children need to have devoted time to make friends, explore how things work, problem solve for themselves, and develop a love of learning,” noted Darlene Bermudez, the District’s Early Childhood Specialist. “Our preschool program does this and so much more!”

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  • DISTRICT LEADERS, BOARD MEMBERS TOUR NEW SCHOOLS

    With representatives of GE Johnson, H.W. Houston Construction and HGF Architects serving as the site guides, members of the D60 Leadership Team joined Board of Education members Vice President Tommy Farrell, and Barb Clementi and Dr. Kathy DeNiro, for an inside look at the future of education.

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  • SUMMER SCHOOL GRADUATES REWARDED FOR HARD WORK

    The drive and perseverance of scholars from the District’s five high schools were celebrated as District 60 Summer School culminated with the awarding of diplomas and the unveiling of a future filled with promise and hope. 

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  • SUMMER MUSICAL STAGE SETS BEAR THE MARK OF PROFESSIONALS

    Those who attend the 2022 Pueblo Summer Musical “The Music Man” at the Arts Center will be treated to not only first-rate performances from young men and women but stage sets that bear the mark of true professionals.

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  • ALUMNI ROLL CALL: COOPER TWINS STILL MAKING MARK IN MUSIC

    A mainstay on the local and regional music scene for decades, Pitts Middle School and 1973 South High School graduates Jim and John Cooper continue to captivate listeners with a unique twin-guitar, dual harmony and matching attire nostalgia act centered around a diverse cornucopia of songs that served as the soundtrack to many a life.

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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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