Fifth-grade student Harper Skejerseth spoke softly to the crowd in her school’s gymnasium, but her message was loud and clear: Welcome.
Looking for something to do this winter? The Poudre School District Winter Activity Flier Packet offers a listing of fun activities and classes for kids of all ages.
The latest packet includes fliers from local businesses and organizations including:
• Local government and non-profits
• Dance and culture clubs
Sixth-grader Olivia Baitinger discovered she really enjoyed helping people feel better when a friend of her mom was in the hospital.
Poudre High School students and staff have been busy preparing for their annual "Feed Our Families" event, with a goal of distributing food boxes to 1,000 families this holiday season!
Students and staff are doing wonderful things for others this holiday season. Videos, photos and stories are linked below!
McGraw principals kiss pig to make good on bet about canned food drive
Using colorful beads and pipe cleaners, Bethke Elementary students got their creativity flowing while making festive window ornaments for residents of a local nursing home.
PSD schools, departments and other sites kicked off the holidays with the traditional PSD Turkey Roundup, collecting a grand total of 1,674 frozen turkeys for the Food Bank of Larimer County. The turkeys will be distributed to families in need in the community during the holidays. In addition, almost $300 in cash was donated. See top schools below and watch the PSD TV video about the drive!
The Poudre School District Board of Education is seeking two community members with financial experience to serve on the PSD Audit Committee for two-year terms.
The Audit Committee, which consists of five community members and two Board members, assists the Board in fulfilling its financial oversight responsibilities. Meetings are usually held 7 to 9 a.m. in the mornings, six times a year (January, March, May, August, October and November). Occasionally, additional meetings are held to work on special committee projects.
Committee responsibilities include:
Pinwheels quietly turning in the wind dotted a school lawn while softly-lit lanterns lined the driveway of another as PSD students recognized Peace Day with their artwork. It was a day of reflection with students expressing what peace means to them.
Fourth-grader Eli Brackeen says peace means getting along with others. He knows from experience that keeping the peace often means working together and making compromises.
The PSD Board of Education recognized a bilingual educator for receiving a state award and several community partners for their school supply drives. Watch the PSD TV video below to see the complete Sept. 12 board recognition.
CABE Educational Leader of the Year: Daniel Gallegos, of the PSD Language, Culture and Equity department, was recognized for being selected as the Educational Leader of the Year by the Colorado Association for Bilingual Education.