Summer School 2014 (grades 9-12) will begin on Thursday, June 5 and end on Wednesday, July 2. Classes will be held at Rocky Mountain High School, 1300 W. Swallow. Morning classes will be held 8 - 11:30 a.m. and afternoon classes will be held noon - 3:30 p.m.
REGISTRATION begins March 24
• Register at your home school counseling office.
• Register at Centennial High School after May 16.
• Register at Rocky Mountain High School on June 5.
Judy Dorsey is a valued collaborator offering 22 years of executive leadership in sustainability, innovation, and entrepreneurship. The founding president and principal engineer with the Brendle Group, a sustainability consulting firm, Dorsey's specialties include district-scale and community-scale planning in climate and energy, sustainable economic development, organizational development, and net zero energy and water initiatives.
Four Poudre School District schools have been seleced as 2014 Healthy School Champions because of their outstanding wellness programs that feature activities like school gardens, cooking classes and breakfast program campaigns.
See what PSD kids are learning through real-life business and social enterprise experiences.This PSD Channel 10 video features the Sign Shop at Poudre High School, Blevins Middle School's KIVA lending project and Olander Elementary School for Project-Based Learning Bazaar.
Chris Clemmer, founder of BeginAgain Toys, has been drawing, designing, and inventing for as long as he can remember. Hours and hours of sketching and playing with Legos actually paid off in crafting a 15-year career developing award winning products for companies such as Radica/Mattel, Fisher-Price, Marvel Comics, Hartz, Timex, Sprig, and BeginAgain. Over the course of his career, Clemmer has dedicated himself to the idea of creating great products with greater purpose. Clemmer currently serves on the Cultural Resources Board for the City of Fort Collins.
PSD parents interested in learning how to help people at-risk of suicide should sign up to attend a QPR for Parents training, a 1 hour 30 minute training that teaches participants a three-step QPR (Question, Persuade and Refer) method.
The training will cover warning signs, intervention skills, listening skills, how to talk to and assist people at-risk of suicide, referral resources, and myths and facts related suicide. There is no charge; however, registration is required. Please contact Betty Englert Backlund at 490-3264 for registration details.
What are certain jobs really like and what does it take to get them? That’s what a new high school Career Cab program hopes students will see by taking them to look at jobs they are interested in and giving them a chance to connect to local professionals.
We have more than 20,000 talented volunteers in Poudre School District who offer their skills to help PSD students be successful. While some volunteers work directly with students, many others generously give their time behind the scenes in other ways like serving on a school or district committee, by helping staff with clerical work
Watch PSD high school teams compete in the annual City-wide Knowledge Bowl in this Channel 10 video. Participating teams include Fort Collins High School, Rocky Mountain High School, Poudre High School, Liberty Common, and this year's winning team...Fossil Ridge High School!
Poudre School District is reviewing instructional materials for middle school and high school health classes. Parents and community members are invited to review and provide comments about these instructional materials being considered for adoption. Materials are available for review through April 16 in the lobby of the Johannsen Support Services Center, 2407 LaPorte Ave. JSSC building hours are 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Student leaders who are empowering others and promoting unity were honored at an event during the week-long Cesar Chavez community celebration organized by Poudre School District and Colorado State University. Read about these outstanding students and organizations and watch the videos below - one highlighting a special event for migrant students in PSD and another that showcases a project about telling the immigrant story through posters.