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  • Board of Education president retires; vacancy open

    Posted by CASEY PEARSON on 10/17/2018

    Greeley-Evan School District 6 President Roger DeWitt announced today that he will be stepping down from his position on the board by the end of December due to personal reasons.

    Mr. DeWitt was originally appointed to the Board in 2013, to fill a position vacated by the resignation of Judy Kron from her director post. Later that year, he was elected to a four-year position, and he was re-elected in November 2017. He has served as President of the Board since 2013.

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  • Gov. Hickenlooper visits Prairie Heights Middle

    Posted by CASEY PEARSON on 10/15/2018

    As part of Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper’s last few months in office, the official and his staff visited Prairie Heights Middle School Monday to hear about the school’s successes and to talk about his hopes for education in Colorado, even after he leaves office in January.

    The governor is traveling around the state meeting with constituents in various organizations as he finishes out his second term in office. Part of the reason for these visits is to gather information to write a transition plan for Colorado’s next governor. About 40 community members, Board of Education members, students and District 6 staff listened to the governor speak and answer questions from the audience Monday morning.

    For the full press release click HERE.

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  • Prairie Heights receives Gold LEED Certification

    Posted by CASEY PEARSON on 10/10/2018

    A gold plaque now hangs in the cafeteria at Prairie Heights Middle School, designating the site as a Certified Gold LEED building.

    A ceremony to unveil the plaque was held at the school Tuesday, October 9. Students, staff and members of the Board of Education gathered to recognize the achievement of the highest designation for LEED, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.

    The district has been working on achieving the Gold LEED Certification since Prairie Heights was opened in August 2015. The designation recognizes Prairie Heights uses the most environmentally sound materials, energy and water use and is designed as a sustainable and healthy site for students and staff.

    For the full press release click HERE.

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  • District 6 school board member wins state honor

    Posted by CASEY PEARSON on 10/5/2018

    The Colorado Association of School Boards presented Dr. Julia Richard with the McGuffey Award on Oct. 2 at the CASB Regional Meeting in Fort Collins. This award honors Board of Education members for their commitment to public education.

    Dr. Richard was appointed to the Board of Education in 2010 and having won two elections, has served on the Greeley-Evans School District 6 Board faithfully and with dedication. Her 20 years as a public school teacher serve to focus her work on the Board – specifically with regard to student learning, equity and opportunity. She supported the initiation of blended learning in the District and urged continuation of AVID program development and International Baccalaureate programs for K-12. She has championed Career Pathways programming in order to develop student career savvy, while urging professional development programs for faculty and staff.

    For the full press release click HERE.

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  • UNC, District 6 awarded funding for partnership

    Posted by CASEY PEARSON on 10/1/2018

    A community engagement organization of college and university presidents in Colorado and Wyoming have awarded funding for a partnership between the University of Northern Colorado and Greeley-Evans School District 6 to deliver a civics program. 

    For the full press release click HERE.

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