One Timnath student's paper turns into a class project to help others

As they crowded around a Homeless Gear van in the Timnath Elementary School parking lot, students from Annessa Adams’ third-grade class craned their necks for a better look.

On the sidewalk behind them sat dozens of plastic bags and cardboard boxes stuffed full of supplies the students had spent months collecting for Homeless Gear, a nonprofit organization that assists homeless people in Larimer County.
 

At Bennett, "BIONIC" Team works to make students feel welcome at school

When you’re at Bennett Elementary School, you don’t have to look very hard to spot the handy work of students dedicated to making their school a welcoming place for everyone.

There are the decorative cellophane “Buddy Bags” full of goodies to make new students feel at home in their new digs, school-wide sing-a-longs, and spirit days for students to show off their Bennett Pride.
 

Norma Huerta-Kelley selected as new principal for Harris Bilingual Elementary

PSD is pleased to announce that Dr. Norma Huerta-Kelley has been selected as the new principal of Harris Bilingual Elementary School, pending Board of education approval. She will assume her new role as principal at the start of the 2018-19 school year.

Huerta-Kelley has worked at PSD for 15 years and has been the assistant principal and athletic director at Boltz Middle School for the past seven. During her time at Boltz, Huerta-Kelley worked extensively with students in the school’s English Language Learners program and led bilingual parent engagement focus groups.

Oh, the places they will go! Students celebrate Read Across America Day

Books, books and more books!

PSD students recently celebrated Dr. Seuss's birthday with wacky hats, creative costumes and, most importantly - books!

Schools across the district held events in honor of Read Across America Day, which falls on Dr. Seuss's birthday. Students dressed as their favorite characters from Dr. Seuss books, share books with friends and read on their own.

Here's a look at some of the festivities: