ENSURE HIGH LEVELS OF ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT
Hundreds of students, parents, teachers and community members supported literacy efforts at Stetson Elementary School May 19. The end of year event focused on celebrating student achievement and providing parents with resources for continued literacy efforts during summer break.
The work of a teacher is full of passion and commitment. It requires initiative from process improvement to individualized attention. We celebrate our educators for the important role they have. We salute them for the valuable service they provide to students and the community.
“Families created rain clouds, rainbows and weather sensory bottles together,” said Avelyn Green, early childhood dean, describing family engagement night activities April 18. “As part of our spectacular summer science theme, they also went on a dinosaur dig, made volcanoes and watched colors fizz.”
Stetson Elementary School 21st century skills teacher Laurie Hildebrand has been providing maker spaces and other hands-on learning opportunities for her students as part of the school's technology curriculum. "Hands-on activities are very valuable. Our kids crave it and there is something organic about it."
Natalia Roach, 8, a second-grader at Odyssey Elementary School, is honored during “Fantastic 49” recognition Feb. 9, ahead of a Board of Education meeting in District 49. BOE directors honored students from Odyssey Elementary School, Stetson Elementary School, Remington Elementary School, Springs Ranch Elementary School and Falcon Elementary School of Technology.
"We enjoy the opportunity to see the artwork from our students across the district," said Gene Hammond, District 49 transportation director. "To see the importance of safety on our buses through the eyes of those we serve reminds us of the important job we do each day."
Emmanuel Lozano Padilla, 13, wraps duct tape around PVC pipes for a shelter concept June 3 outside the Creekside Success Center in District 49. Originally from El Salvador, he previously attended schools in Mexico.
Choir students from nine elementary schools performed at the District 49 Music Festival on May 3.
KOAA News 5, the NBC affiliate for southern Colorado, featured the fifth grade students at Stetson Elementary School during the noon newscast April 29. The students learned about severe weather during a classroom presentation from meteorologist Carlee Hoffman.
Members of the Stetson Elementary School choir, the “Raiders of the FINE ARTS,” perform during during “Fantastic 49” recognition April 14 ahead of a monthly Board of Education meeting in District 49.
Welcome to Stetson Elementary! We are very excited to meet you and your child! We would like to inform you of some important dates regarding the beginning of the 2017-18 school year. Mark your calendars!
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Starting May 1, student accounts must be funded to purchase meals. No students will be allowed to charge additional debt to their meal account. While District 49 often affords flexibility for young children in its elementary schools, each school year must end with all accounts current.