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D51 Foundation donates Chromebook devices to West, Central students
11/15/2017
This generous donation of 64 Chromebooks was made in honor of retiring Superintendent Steve Schultz’s 35 years of service to School District 51.
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Getting more for less with bond premium
11/15/2017
District 51 is earning more from the 2017 bonds than anticipated, while still costing taxpayers less than anticipated.
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Central High teacher named CTA Educator of the Year
11/13/2017
Central High School teacher and STEM program coordinator Phil Johnston is the Colorado Technology Association’s 2017 Educator of the Year!
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Fruita 8/9 students collect 6,000 socks for those in need
11/13/2017
The Service Learning class at Fruita 8/9 School set out this fall to collect some socks for people in need.
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D51 marching bands compete at state championship
11/01/2017
Congratulations to all of your District 51 high school marching bands for making it to the State Championships this year!
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Student-led conferences spark conversations about learning
10/27/2017
Student-led conferences help turn what can sometimes be an uncomfortable meeting between adults into a conversation about a child’s learning.
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From the October Newsletter: Safe2Tell making a difference
10/20/2017
From helping law enforcement intervene when a threat is made against a school to finding students the help they need when they are depressed or feeling suicidal, Safe2Tell reports are saving lives in Mesa County.
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From the October Newsletter: Teaching through trauma
10/20/2017
Research estimates anywhere between 25 and 40 percent of students in any given school in the U.S. have experienced something traumatic enough to rewire their brain.
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Bank of Colorado Calendar Contest
10/17/2017
Help select the 13 winners of the 2018 Bank of Colorado Calendar Contest this week by voting for your favorite contest entries
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D51 honored as Environmental Leader
10/03/2017
District 51 recognized by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment as a Gold Leader in the state’s Environmental Leadership Program.
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Orchard Ave. playground taking shape thanks to GOCO grant
09/21/2017
Orchard Avenue Elementary School received a Great Outdoors Colorado grant earlier this year to improve their playground and add new features.
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Full STEAM ahead at Tope
09/21/2017
STEAM, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math, helps students grow modern skills that will be valuable for the rest of their lives.
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D51 a model of energy efficiency
09/21/2017
Thanks to numerous recycling and energy efficiency moves, the district is benefiting the planet while also saving money.
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Eight District 51 schools offering free breakfast to all this year
09/19/2017
This year, eight District 51 schools are offering free breakfast to all students in hopes of giving them a better start to the school day.
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Two September marching band showcases coming up at Stocker Stadium
09/18/2017
Check out the talent of District 51’s four high school marching bands twice in two weeks at these fun events coming up at Stocker Stadium.
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D51 students harvest fruits of their labor
09/13/2017
Pomona fourth-graders who planted those seeds as third-graders will see the fruits of their labor as they harvest tomatoes for Pomona’s cafeteria and Food Bank of the Rockies.
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2017 District 51 School Board candidates certified
09/06/2017
Mesa County has verified the following people (listed in alphabetical order by director district) as candidates in the Nov. 7, 2017, Coordinated Election for the District 51 School Board:
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District 51 gets financial transparency award for 19th consecutive year
08/22/2017
For the 19th consecutive year, District 51’s Finance Department is being honored for excellence in financial reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association.
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District 51 School Board candidates can pick up petitions now through Sept. 1
08/10/2017
Candidate petitions are available starting Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, for anyone who wants to run for a seat on the District 51 School Board this November.
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District 51 website gets new, more user-friendly look
08/02/2017
The new home page features an easy-to-read calendar of events, quick links to frequently used parts of the site, a list of recent news, and a slideshow of colorful photos.
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Applications now being accepted for 2017-18 free or reduced-price meals
07/10/2017
Announcing the policy for determining the eligibility of children who may receive reduced price meals
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District 51 School Board moves forward with ballot measures
06/21/2017
District 51 School Board members voted unanimously Tuesday, June 20, 2017, to pursue a bond measure and mill levy override in the Nov. 7, 2017, Coordinated Election.
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