PSD statement about student walkout

Posted Tuesday, Feb. 27

We are aware of the planned student walkout today (Feb. 27) and honor our students’ right to express their views and opinions in a respectful way. We understand that the right to protest is a time-honored tradition in our country. We certainly would have preferred these activities take place outside of the regular school day.

Today’s activities are the result of a grassroots effort by students and are not district sponsored or endorsed, as PSD does not support any viewpoint or advocacy group.

Help guide the Board of Education - apply to serve on the District Accountability Committee in 2019-20

PSD's District Accountability Committee (DAC) has several representative seats open for the 2019-20 school year. The DAC is made up of parent and school representatives who work together to offer recommendations about the district's spending priorities, improvement plan, and charter schools to the PSD Board of Education.

The DAC is looking for:

Interviews and community forums for Board of Education director applicants will be held Feb. 21

The Poudre School District Board of Education will interview and hold community forums for candidates for the vacant director seats on Thursday, Feb. 21, at the Johannsen Support Services Center (JSSC), 2407 LaPorte Ave. The public is invited to talk with the applicants during the community forums and observe the Board interviews, beginning at 5:30 p.m. that evening.

Two candidates have applied to fill the District A seat and five have applied to fill the District G seat. Both positions were vacated in January.

PSD prepares to create schools for the future that will stand the test of time

Superintendent Sandra SmyserWe are busy planning for the new schools and facilities that will be built in Poudre School District over the next several years.

If you look at the history of PSD – and any school district for that matter –, you’ll see that each school building was created for its time and was both modern and futuristic when it opened.   

PSD student count outpaces Colorado public school enrollment

This fall, Poudre School District’s total student count increased to 30,463, marking a roughly 1.5 percent increase over the previous school year. 

PSD’s growth outpaced statewide enrollment, which increased 0.1 percent, according to state data released Jan. 24. The district’s total count in the 2017-18 school year was 30,019. 

“Our growing enrollment is a reflection of our thriving community and the talented, hard-working educators in our schools,” PSD Superintendent Dr. Sandra Smyser said.