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What Can You Expect at Energy Day Colorado?

Spark your child’s interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) at Energy Day Colorado! Energy Day is a free family festival event on Saturday, Sept. 23, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. that consists of numerous interactive demonstrations that familiarize young students with the different types of energy and get them excited to see how a pathway […]

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Free school meals for kids in Denver

Colorado public school students can get free breakfast and lunch this school year under a new voter-approved program called Healthy School Meals For All. Most of Colorado’s 178 school districts are participating. Here’s what you need to know about your children eating for free at school.  If my district is a part of the Healthy Meals […]

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Get cleaner air at your child's school (for FREE!)

The worst of COVID-19 is (hopefully) behind us but our schools still have a long way to go in providing cleaner air for our students. Well, we recently came across a fantastic (free and already funded) program called “Clean Air for Schools Colorado.” The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s (CDPHE) Clean Air for […]

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Denver's online pandemic-era elementary school to close

Denver will shut down its pandemic-era online elementary school at the end of this school year, district officials announced at a school board meeting Monday. Parents and teachers pleaded to save the school, describing the range of students who have benefitted, including neurodiverse students who find in-person classes overstimulating, students with high anxiety, those whose […]

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Skateboarding P.E. classes at this Denver elementary school

At Eagle Crest Elementary in the St. Vrain Valley School District, a partnership with Square State Skate brings experienced instructors into P.E. classes. The instructors teach more than the physical skills of how to skateboard. They talk a lot about awareness of your body and the space around you, respect, responsibility, determination and empathy.  In this four-lesson P.E. program, […]

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