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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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  • 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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  • 20th ANNUAL STEM FAIRS RESULTS

    Presented by District 60, Bechtel Pueblo Team, Colorado State University Pueblo, and TRANE, the 2022 Southern Colorado Regional and Pueblo D60 Elementary STEM Fairs were staged Tuesday at Central High School.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • THE SEASON TO THINK ABOUT OTHERS

    A holiday tradition at many of our elementary schools are in-school “gift shops,” which provide scholars with the opportunity to obtain items at low – or in some cases no cost – in order to make Christmas brighter for those on their gift lists. Without fail, each and every little one who made his or her way through the gift shops did so with others on their mind. From parents to siblings to classmates to pets, funds were exclusively earmarked for those close to the little shoppers’ hearts.

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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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  • OPERATION BLUE SANTA IS UNDERWAY

    For the third year, Operation Blue Santa will see every elementary school student in the District receive an age-appropriate gift. An application for the cache of toys, submitted by Freddie Gallegos – the longtime director of the Pueblo Toys for Tots – was met with approval, enabling this heart-warming collaboration to once again enrich the lives of thousands of hard-working youngsters throughout the District.

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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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  • 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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