Welcome to Poudre Learning Center

      • PLC The Poudre Learning Center is a premier facility for interdisciplinary learning that focuses on the importance of history, science, economics, stewardship and aesthetics of the Cache la Poudre River in Northeastern Colorado.  

        The center is located at 8313 West F Street, in an old brick school building that was relocated to this 65-acre site and provides a place for learning more about the Poudre River and its resources.

        Hours of Operation

        Monday - Friday: 7:30am - 4:30pm

        Saturday - Sunday: Reservation Only

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      • Water Droplet Experiment Dedicated Mission Statement

        Our mission is to awaken a sense of wonder and inspire environmental stewardship and citizenship through education of students, families and local residents along the Colorado Northern Front Range.

        Vertically-Aligned Curriculum

        Our Curriculum Coordinator works with each class to make the Field Experience unique to them. All activities will be an extension of what the students are learning in the classroom.

        Hands-on Experience

        All activities at the PLC are hands-on and encourage students to participate and ask questions.  We believe that experiencing learning instead of just reading about it can inspire a life long love of learning.



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      COVID-19 Update

      • Eagle Welcome back to the PLC! Feel free to walk the trails and fish at the lake.

        You'll see school groups have made their way back out for Field Experiences and we're so happy to have them back!

        The buildings are open for summer hours: Monday through Thursday from 8:30am until 4:00pm. At this time, masks are still required when inside the PLC buildings.


        Stay safe, happy and healthy and get outside!



      • NOCO BEET

        The Poudre Learning Center is now apart of NOCO BEET (Northern Colorado Building Environmental Education Together)! NOCO BEET is a collaborative of Environmental Education organizations working together to further the impact and quality of environmental education in northern Colorado.  You can find helpful learning resources on their website.  For more information, visit NOCObeet.org



        Each month, this collaborative sends out a newsletter geared towards providing environmental education opportunities to families and teachers in Northern Colorado. 

      District 6 Headlines

      • Livestream: Board of Education Meeting

        The October 25, 2021 meeting of the Greeley-Evans School District 6 Board of Education will broadcast LIVE on our website and YouTube Channel for the 6:00 p.m. business meeting.

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      • Student Spotlight: Yahir Chairez-Salazar, Greeley Central High School

        "Yahir (Chino) exemplifies what is best in all of our students across the district and at Greeley Central. He has harnessed the characteristics of Pride, Class and Dignity, all words and qualities we value at Greeley Central. Yahir is a driven young man who treats others with respect, displays leadership in our hallways and is always working and encouraging himself and others to be the best they can, both in the classroom and in the athletic arena. I cannot think of a more deserving recipient of this honor and we are excited at Greeley Central to support Chino in his future plans as he pursues his dreams and we know Greeley Central is a better place with him at our school." - Sean Scribbick, Athletic Director, Assistant Principal & Athletic Director

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      • D6 Athlete of the Week - Morgan Parrish

        "Morgan and his partner at #4 doubles qualified for state by winning the playbacks at regionals. At state, they won their first match! Although they lost their second match, they were able to come back in the playbacks and win another match. They played extremely well. Although they did not place at state, they made it the farthest of all our teams at the state tournament." - Mark Chambers, University High School Head Tennis Coach

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      • Principal, mascot, colors selected for Tointon Academy

        Justin Ungeheuer, a veteran administrator in Greeley-Evans School District 6, will become the principal at the new Tointon Academy of Pre-Engineering, which will open in August of 2022. With 14 years of experience serving as a school administrator, Ungeheuer is currently the principal at Monfort Elementary School, where he has served for six years. He will maintain the position at Monfort until a new leader is hired to take over at the school. Click above for more information.

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      • Student Spotlight: Alexander Irizarry, Franklin Middle School

        "Alex is the definition of what it means to be a Viper. He is kind, caring, a good friend, quality student, great athlete and leader in the classroom." - Matt Halsey, Campus Monitor, Student Advocate, Coach

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      • D6 Athlete of the Week - Rachel Feinstein

        "Rachel is one of the best when it comes to the Wildcat Family. She is a tremendous student, friend, teammate, and athlete. She is a great role model that others aspire to be like, and she dedicates herself to spreading school spirit at the Castle." - Sean Scribbick, Greeley Central High School Athletic Director

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      • Livestream: Board of Education Meeting

        The October 11, 2021 meeting of the Greeley-Evans School District 6 Board of Education will broadcast LIVE on our website and YouTube channel for the 6:00 p.m. business meeting.

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      • Student Spotlight: Brandon Rivera, S. Christa McAuliffe STEM Academy

        "Determination. Honesty. Responsibility. Perseverance. These are all characteristics of a leader, and qualities that are valued here at McAuliffe. In the 8th grade, Brandon Rivera demonstrates these traits each day. From his work in his classes, to his quiet leadership style, students and teachers alike appreciate his beneficial contributions to our school. Brandon consistently pushes himself to give his best. That makes Brandon an amazing Falcon, and will make him a success in the future." - Dena Mawlawi and Team

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      Non-Discrimination/Title IX Statement

      • In compliance with Titles VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, Weld County School District 6, Greeley, Colorado, does not unlawfully discriminate against otherwise qualified students, employees, applicants for employment, or members of the public on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, religion, ancestry, or need for special education services. Discrimination against employees and applicants for employment based on age, genetic information, and conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth is also prohibited in accordance with state and/or federal law.

        Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees, and members of the public. The following person has been identified as the compliance officer and Title IX Coordinator for the district.

        Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, Annette Overton

        1025 Ninth Avenue, Greeley, CO 80631

        Phone: 970-348-6074

        Email address:  joverton@greeleyschools.org


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