News Releases

  • District 6 closed for Martin Luther King holiday

    Posted by CASEY PEARSON at 1/15/2016

    Greeley-Evans School District 6 administrative offices, schools and facilities will be closed Monday, January 18, 2016 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. This includes the Administration Building at 1025 9th Avenue, in Greeley.

    Schools and offices will be open on a regular schedule on Tuesday, January 19.

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  • Several district schools beat state on CMAS

    Posted by CASEY PEARSON at 12/11/2015

    Several District 6 schools outperformed the state average on the new Colorado Measure of Academic Success (CMAS) tests, released today by the state of Colorado.

    Students at Winograd K-8 scored higher than any others in District 6 on the CMAS tests in English language arts and math administered last spring. Winograd students at all grade levels scored above the state average in the meets and exceeds expectation categories on this new assessment. These categories show students are proficient or above at their grade level.

    For the full press release click HERE.

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  • McAuliffe to transition to K-8, STEM school

    Posted by CASEY PEARSON at 12/9/2015

    Christa McAuliffe Elementary School will begin transitioning to a K-8 school by adding sixth grade in the 2016-17 school year, Principal Jeff Peterson announced today.

    In addition, the school will adopt a STEM focus, which will allow students to receive additional instruction and learning opportunities in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

    For the full press release click HERE.

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  • GEA, District 6 reach resolution to SSP lawsuit

    Posted by CASEY PEARSON at 12/7/2015

    Greeley-Evans School District 6 and the Greeley Education Association have resolved a May, 2014, GEA grievance filed over the hiring of Specialized Service Professionals. All Specialized Service Professionals – which include nurses, speech language pathologists, occupational and physical therapists, social workers and school psychologists - hired on the Administrative, Professional and Technical salary schedule will be moved to the certified salary schedule. The resolution will also result in the dismissal of a lawsuit filed in Weld District Court concerning the grievance and hiring practice.

    For the full press release click HERE.

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  • New District 6 board members take oath of office

    Posted by CASEY PEARSON at 11/11/2015

    One new board member and two returning members took oaths tonight to serve on the Greeley-Evans School District 6 Board of Education.

    Nineteenth Judicial District Court Chief Judge James Hartmann administered the oath of office to new board member Terri Pappas and returning board members Dr. Julia Richard and Doug Lidiak, all who were elected on November 3 to serve four-year terms on the Board of Education.

    For the full press release click HERE.

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  • Greeley West named AVID demonstration school

    Posted by CASEY PEARSON at 11/10/2015

    Greeley West High School has been selected as a National Demonstration School by AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination), a kindergarten through postsecondary system that helps to change underperforming students into confident, college-going scholars and graduates.

    For the full press release click HERE.

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  • Items collected by District 6 for students in need

    Posted by CASEY PEARSON at 11/6/2015

    Greeley-Evans School District 6 is collecting hygiene and cold weather items to distribute to students in need in honor of November’s National Homeless and Runaway Youth Awareness month.

    District 6’s Families in Transition Program enrolls students in school, and provides resources and materials to support students in achieving their education....

    For the full press release click HERE.

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  • Shawsheen students sickened by intestinal virus

    Posted by CASEY PEARSON at 10/9/2015

    More than 100 students at Shawsheen Elementary School in Greeley-Evans School District 6 are home sick today, reporting gastro-intestinal symptoms.

    At last count, 166 students were out of school on Friday, October 9 and more were being evaluated and possibly sent home as the day progressed. Four staff members had also contracted the virus and were absent Friday.

    Symptoms being reported include stomach aches, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Some who are sick have also been experiencing a fever.

    District 6 is working closely with the Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment to address this and stop the transmission. District 6 has implemented elevated cleaning procedures at the school. A crew will also be disinfecting all surfaces this weekend, and will continue throughout next week until the spread of the illness is stopped.

    For the full press release click HERE.

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  • Chief Operations Officer announces retirement

    Posted by CASEY PEARSON at 10/9/2015

    Chief Operations Officer Wayne Eads announced today that he will be retiring from Greeley-Evans School District 6 at the end of October.

    Eads expressed gratitude for the opportunity to serve the students and staff of District 6 for 23 years.

    “I have been blessed and enriched by the opportunity to work for the students of District 6,” Eads said. “My career in education has been rewarding, but I am looking forward to a change. I plan to help Superintendent (Deirdre) Pilch in any way I can with a transition plan and am willing to work part-time on special projects as needed.”

    Dr. Pilch said Eads leaves District 6 with healthy and strong operations, including being fiscally responsible and transparent, maintaining 2.1 million square feet of facilities and having systems in place to hire and retain highly qualified employees throughout District 6.

    For the full press release click HERE.

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  • GEA, District 6 reach tentative contract

    Posted by CASEY PEARSON at 10/6/2015

    NOTE: This is a joint press release from the Greeley Education Association and Greeley-Evans School District 6.

    The Greeley Education Association and Greeley-Evans School District 6 reached a tentative agreement today on a contract with teachers that includes a 2 percent raise, more collaboration time for teachers and a way to move forward on a solution for hard-to-fill positions.

    “I am excited about the progress made today and the commitment to do business in a new and positive way,” said GEA President Pat Otto.

    “We can’t keep doing things the way we have been,” said Superintendent Dr. Deirdre Pilch. “We need to move forward with a new way of negotiating that solves problems collaboratively. This is a positive first step.”

    A small negotiating team met today including Superintendent Dr. Deirdre Pilch, Greeley Education Association President Patricia Otto, Greeley West High School teacher Kelly Longacre, and Chief Human Resources Officer Dr. Kevin Aten. In less than two hours, they reached the tentative agreement that now will go before the GEA membership and the Board of Education for a vote.

    For the full press release click HERE.

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