Tiger Tales Dec. 14th

Dear Colfax Families,

Below is a message from our school nurse, Liz Van Nostrand, on how to take care of yourself during the holiday season. As parents we are always taking care of our children and loved ones. This is a good reminder on the importance on taking care of oneself.  [Read more…]

Tiger Tales Dec. 7th

Dear Colfax Families,

I want to welcome our school’s new community liaison, Nayeli Orozco. We are so excited to bring her on board! She will be supporting our community and continuing our positive school culture in various ways: resources-educational and community, family events, addressing concerns, student events, translating, Parent Leadership Team (PLT), Collaborative School Committee (CSC), organizing volunteers. Please ensure to reach out to her for any needs and to just get to know her. [Read more…]

Tiger Tales Nov. 30th

Dear Colfax Families,

My name is Emily Galeano, and I am the school psychologist at Colfax Elementary. I wanted to take some time to introduce myself, as I am new to Colfax this year. Personally, I see my priorities as assisting students with their social emotional needs and being an advocate for them. This may include working with students in small groups, individually, or in the classroom. Furthermore, I also assist with things such as attendance and family resources. [Read more…]

Tiger Tales Nov. 16th

Dear Colfax Families,

As a parent, I always notice how my children start to get sick with the start of the school year. We want to support you in staying healthy this Flu Season and knowing what to do if your child does get sick. That is why this week’s message is coming to you from our school nurse Liz Van Nostrand


Sandra Berumen

Principal [Read more…]

Tiger Tales Nov. 9th

Dear Colfax Families,

What if the most important adults in a child’s life were on the same page, working together toward the student’s success? For years, research has shown that families are essential to student and school success. Effective family engagement builds relationships and capacity, and is linked to student learning. [Read more…]