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: 8:30am - 4:00pm

        Saturday - Sunday: Reservation Only

        For general inquiries, contact us at plc@greeleyschools.org or visit PoudreLearningCenter.org

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      • Water Droplet Experiment Dedicated Mission Statement

        To awaken a sense of wonder and inspire environmental stewardship and citizenship by educating K-12 students through outdoor experiences and inquiry learning.

        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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      • 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

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        Central Grad first to complete Vestas Apprentice Program

        When asked who was her inspiration to pursue and complete the rigorous apprenticeship program at Vestas wind blade manufacturing plant, Raquel pauses for a few seconds, and then says with confidence, "I was the inspiration. I did it for me."

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      •  Madison Bright Spot Headline 2022

        Governor Polis Announces Schools Selected to Receive Governor's Bright Spot Award

        Madison Elementary School is one of 21 schools across the state to be honored with the Governor’s Bright Spot Award, which includes a $50,000 grant through the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund.

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      •  Thanksgiving 2022 Headline graphic

        District 6 closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday

        All non-charter schools in Greeley-Evans School District 6 will be closed November 21-25 for the Thanksgiving holiday. All District 6 offices, including the Administration Building will be closed November 24 and 25 for the Thanksgiving holiday. All schools and District 6 offices will reopen on Monday, November 28.

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      •  D6 Athlete of the Week Madison Borsig website headline 2022

        D6 Athlete of the Week - Madison Brosig

        "Madison is the epitome of a leader both through sport and daily life. She leads by example and is dedicated to the process of bettering herself and team. She has been a two-year captain for cross country and a dedicated member of our Athlete Summit leadership group. Madison recently completed her senior cross country season as a four-year varsity runner. She also competed at the 3A CHSAA State Cross Country Championships all four years, culminating with her 14th place finish this year. Her commitment to excellence has been foundational to her success." - Brett Shanklin, Head Cross Country Coach

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      • District 6 Board of Education appoints new member

        Greeley resident and family physician Brenda Campos-Spitze was appointed to the Greeley-Evans School District 6 Board of Education Monday night by a vote of 4-2.

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      •  Board of Education website headline November 14, 2022

        Livestream: Board of Education Meeting

        The November 14, 2022 Work Session and Business meeting of the Greeley-Evans School District 6 Board of Education will broadcast LIVE on our YouTube channel at 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

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      •  Open Enrollment 2023

        Open Enrollment 2023

        Any parent or guardian interested in enrolling their child in a school outside their home boundary for the 2023-2024 school year must apply during the open enrollment period, which is November 1, 2022, through December 15, 2022. While District 6 is able to accommodate most open enrollment requests, it may not be able to approve requests for enrollment into schools, specific grade levels or special programs that are at or above capacity or cannot fulfill the specific needs of the student.

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      •  Student Spotlight: Isaiah Parker, Prairie Heights Middle School Headline graphic 2022

        Student Spotlight: Isaiah Parker, Prairie Heights Middle School

        "Isaiah does a wonderful job asking questions in class to his teachers and peers. He also helps his peers well and engages in his school work well. He takes feedback and fixes his work. He is cheerful and so kind to his teachers and friends." - Mackenzie Peter, 8th Grade Math

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      •  D6 Athlete of the Week Logan Getting website headline 2022

        D6 Athlete of the Week - Logan Getting

        "Logan has been a leader on the football field as a team captain, top tier wide receiver and safety this year for the University football team. His big catch two weeks ago for a touchdown sealed the win in Brush and secured the first conference championship for the Bulldogs in over 50 years. Along with his football accomplishments, Logan is a leader in the classroom with a career 3.95 GPA, excelling in math and business." - Casey Doss, Football Coach

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