Greeley-Evans School District 6 is again offering its Summer Food Service Program at select schools throughout the summer.
Meals will be provided free of charge to all children between the ages of 1-18. In accordance with federal law and the U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, no child shall be excluded from this program based on race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. Questions can be directed to the District 6 Nutrition Services office at (970) 348-6600.
John Evans Middle School is inviting all students, alumni, staff, former staff and community members to give the school a fitting sendoff at the End of an Era Celebration on Saturday, May 16 from 2-5 p.m. at the school, located at 2900 15th Avenue.
The 50-year-old middle school is being torn down this summer and fall. It is being replaced by Prairie Heights Middle School in Evans, which will open this August. The site will be preserved as an open space and the athletic fields will remain for public use.
Centennial Elementary School and the District 6 Migrant Education Program will present the Sixth Annual Multicultural Celebration from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, May 7 at the Riverside Library and Cultural Center, located at 37th Street and Golden Street in Evans.
Andra Turner, a senior at Greeley West High School, has been named a U.S. Presidential Scholar, one of two students in the state of Colorado to receive this honor.
The U.S. Presidential Scholar program is administered by the U.S. Department of Education. Each year the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars, appointed by President Obama, selects students based on their academic success, essays, school evaluations and transcripts, as well as evidence of community service, leadership, and demonstrated commitment to high ideals.
Nearly all parents surveyed this school year say they are satisfied with the school their child attends in Greeley-Evans School District 6.
Conducted annually, 40 percent of parents in District 6 responded to the Parent Satisfaction Survey this year, making the results statistically reliable. The survey was revamped last year, and includes 14 questions asked of parents with students in all levels of education, from elementary through high school. The survey is given at 24 schools.
At its regular meeting Monday night, the Greeley-Evans School District 6 Board of Education unanimously approved an employment contract with Dr. Deirdre Pilch, who will officially begin her job as superintendent on July 1. The contract is active through June 30, 2019, with provisions for renewal.
The Greeley-Evans District 6 Board of Education will meet on Monday, April 13, 2015 at the District 6 Administration Building, 1025 9th Avenue. The full agenda can be accessed at www.greeleyschools.org/boarddocs. Click on the meeting date and then click on the “View the Agenda” button.
The 7 p.m. regular business meeting will be broadcast live on Comcast cable channel 16 and subsequently posted on the district’s website, www.greeleyschools.org.
Greeley-Evans School District 6 is seeking sponsors for the second annual School Kickoff Community Celebration, to be held Saturday, August 8 at Island Grove Regional Park.
Funded totally through private donations, the inaugural 2014 event raised enough money to give away 775 backpacks filled with school supplies, provided lunch to 1,200, provided more than 80 onsite $10 sports physicals for students, featured six student entertainment groups and had more than 50 community booths and activities such as carnival games and face painting. It is estimated more than 3,000 people attended the event.
Nine Greeley-Evans School District 6 seniors who will graduate in May have been notified they will receive the prestigious Daniels Scholarship.
Paid for through the Daniels Fund, a private foundation started by entrepreneur and cable television pioneer Bill Daniels, these scholarships cover four years of tuition and fees, room and board, books and miscellaneous educational expenses for scholars who attend any accredited nonprofit college or university in the United States.For the full press release click HERE.