News Releases

  • Board of Education meeting agenda, Monday, October 24

    Posted by CASEY PEARSON at 10/21/2016

    The Greeley-Evans District 6 Board of Education will meet on Monday, October 24, 2016 at the District 6 Administration Building, 1025 9th Avenue. The full agenda can be accessed at 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,

    For the full press release click HERE.

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  • Greeley Mayor makes donation to STEM program

    Posted by CASEY PEARSON at 10/14/2016

    Greeley Mayor Tom Norton has pledged $20,000 – the balance in his mayoral campaign fund – to the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math program at Northridge High School.

    Mayor Norton will present Northridge with a check on Monday, October 17 at 10 a.m. at the school, 100 71st Avenue, in Greeley.

    A civil engineer, the mayor has been a strong supporter of the STEM Academy at Northridge, serving on the program’s advisory board and securing donations to support the students and staff.

    “Mayor Tom Norton has given unwavering support to the STEM Academy and to District 6,” said Superintendent Dr. Deirdre Pilch. “The partnership between District 6 and the city of Greeley is simply unprecedented. We feel very fortunate and grateful for this generous donation, which will help us continue a program that is giving our students the opportunity to learn and explore future careers.”

    The Mayor’s donation was given to the Community Foundation Serving Greeley and Weld County for the Achieving Community Excellence (A.C.E.) STEM Fund, which benefits those District 6 programs for which he has been a strong advocate. Unspent campaign funds must be donated to a non-profit program or organization.

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  • Martinez Elementary STEAMs ahead with new focus

    Posted by CASEY PEARSON at 10/7/2016

    Students and staff at Billie Martinez Elementary School are STEAMing ahead with a new focus that will provide in depth and project-based learning in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math.

    In August, 26 Martinez teachers worked to design STEAM units of study for students in all grades. On Tuesday, October 4, the school kicked off its first full year of STEAM focus. Projects ranged from kindergarten students learning about force and motion by constructing machines from trash, second graders learning about farming from an area grower, third graders teaming with the Poudre Learning Center to kick off a month-long study of animals and plant interactions with the environment, fourth graders studying alternative energy and fifth graders getting a chemistry lesson from University of Northern Colorado students.

    For the full press release click HERE.

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  • District 6 celebrates National School Lunch Week

    Posted by CASEY PEARSON at 10/7/2016

    Greeley-Evans School District 6’s nationally recognized Nutrition Services Department has created some special meals to celebrate National School Lunch Week, which will be held October 10-13 in District 6 schools.

    The district will also receive a special visit from Colorado U.S. Sen. Ken Buck, who will dine with students at Bella Romero Academy K-3 campus on Tuesday, October 11.

    For the full press release click HERE.

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  • Brentwood now International Baccalaureate school

    Posted by CASEY PEARSON at 9/26/2016

    After more than a year of working to meet the requirements of the International Baccalaureate program, Brentwood Middle School received notice last week that it has officially been designated an IB World School by the International Baccalaureate Programme

    The International Baccalaureate Programme was founded in 1968. It provides rigorous academic standards that are recognized globally, with more than 4,000 schools world-wide participating.

    “Brentwood Middle School is proud to be a partner and site for this rigorous, globally-recognized program,” said Brentwood Principal Nicole Petersen.

    The program is inquiry-based and student-centered, implementing research-based best-practices in every classroom. Brentwood Middle School has been working in partnership with Dos Rios Elementary School and Greeley West High School to become the site of first three years of the Middle Years Programme, one of the three central components of the IB Programme.

    For the full press release click HERE.

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  • More than 100 D6 students earn AP Scholar status

    Posted by CASEY PEARSON at 9/23/2016

    More than 100 students from Greeley-Evans School District 6 high schools have earned prestigious AP Scholar Awards from the national College Board organization for their exceptional achievement on Advanced Placement exams taken in May 2016.

    Jordan Gage, a senior at Northridge High School, was named a National AP Scholar for 2016. Gage has taken 9 AP exams during his high school career, scoring a 5 on seven exams and a 4 on two exams.

    For the full press release click HERE.

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  • District 6 hosts seventh annual Citizens Academy

    Posted by CASEY PEARSON at 9/21/2016

    Greeley-Evans School District 6 is now accepting applications for its seventh annual Citizens Academy beginning October 3, a program that gives residents the opportunity for an up-close look at the 14th largest school district in Colorado.

    The Citizens Academy will be held on a Monday each month during the 2016-17 school year, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., at various schools and sites throughout the district. Participants will get to tour facilities, visit classrooms, meet staff and learn about the various aspects of the district. Topics covered include district finances and budgeting, curriculum and instruction, school safety and discipline, programs such as Career Pathways and blended learning, classroom management, safety and security, athletics and extracurricular activities, transportation services, student nutrition and wellness, facility maintenance and much more.

    For the full press release click HERE.

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  • District 6 celebrates Colorado Proud School Meal Day

    Posted by CASEY PEARSON at 9/12/2016

    This Wednesday, September 14, is Colorado Proud School Meal Day, a day the Colorado Departments of Education and Agriculture celebrate the serving of Colorado produce in school lunches.  As part of this event, Greeley-Evans School District 6 will showcase the many local producers and products that are featured regularly in its meal program.

    On Wednesday, District 6 Nutrition Services will be serving a special Colorado Proud School Menu, with a Cheese Steak Sandwich featuring local beef, onions, and peppers; Jalapeno Cheddar Papas with local potatoes, and a Rainbow Salad Bar with an assortment of local fruits and vegetables. 

    Superintendent Dr. Deirdre Pilch and Nutrition Services Director Jeremy West will enjoy lunch with students at Martinez Elementary School beginning at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Anthony and Sarah Leffler of Leffler Family Farms will also be visiting with students at Martinez to see their produce included as part of a healthy meal. District 6 serves an average of 12,000 meals a day.

    For the full press release click HERE.

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  • Discovery Camps offer preview of new innovation school

    Posted by CASEY PEARSON at 9/1/2016

    Has your child ever built an entire city of Legos? Do your kids love to explore the outdoors, picking up bugs and rocks, and getting dirty? Do you have a budding chef or fashion designer in your home?

    All students in grades 1-7 are invited to indulge their exploratory side and take part in four free Discovery Camps, hosted as a preview to the learning students will be engaged in at the proposed Fred Tjardes School of Innovation, slated to open in Greeley-Evans School District 6 in 2017.

    Four free Discovery Camps will be held monthly through December, and will feature the hands-on learning and collaborative discovery that will be a feature of the Fred Tjardes School of Innovation.

    For full press release click HERE.


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  • District 6 to implement 4-day work schedule in June, July

    Posted by CASEY PEARSON at 5/16/2016

    In an effort to decrease spending on utilities and improve work efficiency, Greeley-Evans School District 6 is implementing a four-day work schedule for all year-round employees beginning the week of May 30, and lasting until August.

    For the months of June and July, all District 6 buildings – including all schools and the Administration Building – will be closed on Fridays. Employees will work 10-hour days Monday through Thursday during June and July.

    Most buildings will maintain their regular hours of operation. The Administration Building will be open Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    The regular five-day per week, eight-hour per day work schedule will resume the first week in August.

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