FCHS History Bowl team places first in Colorado - on to nationals! dhooker Wed, 03/07/2018 - 2:55pm

Members of the FCHS History Bowl pose together at the state competition

History has always been Luka Robenalt’s favorite subject.

Black History Month: Inspired students share what they've learned dhooker Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:18am
Black History Month banner with signatures of students pledging not to use hate speech.


Fort Collins High School history wiz Alicia Jones sees the past as more than the actions of nameless, faceless people.

She likes to delve deeper, and she thinks history classes should, too.

Johnson Elementary fifth-graders share what they learned about famous Americans dhooker Thu, 01/18/2018 - 3:31pm


Boy dressed like Paul Revere.
Meet Paul Revere!

At Johnson Elementary School, history is serious business.

PSD 4-year on-time graduation rate dips to 78.6% dhooker Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:50am

Poudre School District’s on-time graduation rate dipped to 78.6% for the class of 2017, dropping about 2 ½ percentage points from 2016’s 81.4% rate. The statewide 2017 four-year on-time graduation rate is 79%.

Putnam Elementary selected for prominent CDE Centers of Excellence award dhooker Mon, 01/08/2018 - 11:19am
A young boy smiles at the camera while the other children face forward listening to their teacher.

Whether it’s students assessing their own work, leading a school event or being challenged by an enrichment class, Putnam Elementary is all about providing opportunities to help students grow academically, socially and personally.

PSD schools recognized with CDE academic excellence awards dhooker Tue, 12/19/2017 - 12:06pm



More than 20 Poudre School District schools have been selected for a prestigious 2017 Colorado Department of Education award for their outstanding school performances. A major highlight of this year’s CDE recognitions is Putnam Elementary being selected for a Colorado Centers of Excellence award.

Projects are in full swing at Olander Elementary! dhooker Tue, 11/28/2017 - 1:33pm

Walk through any PSD school, and you’re bound to see students busy working together. One could easily see this at Olander Elementary recently when students in three grades were in full force, wrapping up major projects and presentations all on the same day.

Parents needed for elementary reading textbook adoption committee dhooker Wed, 11/08/2017 - 2:42pm

Beginning in January 2018, PSD will start reviewing elementary reading programs for adoption in the district. Interested parents and community members interested in serving on the  Pre-K-5 Literacy Adoption Committee are encouraged to apply.

Applications to participate on the literacy adoption committee may be accessed here.

Committee meeting dates scheduled include:

Kruse second-graders celebrate local history with Pioneer Day dhooker Tue, 10/17/2017 - 2:05pm


Dressed in bonnets, long skirts, suspenders and other customary “pioneer” fashion, second-graders at Kruse Elementary School spent a morning going back in time, carrying lunches in pails and learning skills that their counterparts did in the 1870s.

The students churned butter, played marbles and competed in spelling bees during Pioneer Day, a celebratory wrap up to their unit on Fort Collins history.

Meet the Rotary Teachers of the Year! dhooker Fri, 09/29/2017 - 10:58am

Each fall, three Rotary Clubs in Fort Collins select a teacher as the Teacher of the Year. These are teachers who exemplify excellence in teaching and service to their school and community. 

Meet this year’s winners: