February Tiger Tales

February 2017

Dear Colfax Families,

Thank you for your continued support and help at Colfax! We appreciate all of your suggestions and feedback!

We had an incredible Trimester Awards assembly on Friday, January 13th. Thank you to all of the parents, families and friends who joined us for this special day. We are very proud of our students who earned the awards based upon their report card grades.

I want to provide everyone with an update on our “ACCESS” assessment that has been taking place. “ACCESS” is an annual assessment that assesses social and academic English language development in the areas of Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking.  It is a state required assessment that meets the federal requirements for monitoring English Learners. All students in grades K-5 who have been identified as English learners are required to take the assessment. I am very happy to announce we have completed administering the Reading, Writing and Listening ACCESS assessment to students and we are now working on completing the make-up assessments. We have also started administering the Kindergarten ACCESS assessment.  If you have any questions, please contact your child’s teacher or the main office at 720-424-8740.

We want to wish Brittany Buck, our school Social Worker, the best of luck in her new endeavors. We will miss her very much. Brittany is pursuing opportunities outside of the education field and we wish her the best of luck. We will be supported by district staff during this transition time and we are grateful for the support. We are eager to hire someone to fill the vacancy. [Read more...]

Tiger Tales June 2

Dear Colfax Families,

I want to make sure that you know that we will be serving breakfast and lunch this summer at Colfax. Meals will begin on June 13th and end July 15th. Breakfast will be served from 7:15–8:00 a.m. and lunch will be served from 10:45-12:00 p.m. There will be pizza every Wednesday and slushies every Friday so stop by!

Summer Academy will also begin on June 13th. Classes begin at 7:45 and go until noon each day. Please ask in the Main Office if you have any questions.

There are still some spots open for our free Summer Camp, which will run from June 13th through August 5th from 8:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. There are lots of fun activities planned, including rock climbing, Legos, a visit from some birds of prey, trips to the Denver Zoo, Cave of the Winds, Dart Wars, and Dinosaur Ridge. Plus, there will be theme days like Chef for a Day and Water Day. Sign up today!

It has been such a pleasure and honor to serve you and your students for the past two years. We have had some tremendous celebrations together and I can’t wait to see what Colfax achieves next! It was such a difficult decision to leave but I am confident that the great work will continue!

Fifth grade families, we will see you at 5:30 this evening for Fifth Grade Continuation!

Best regards,

Elle Conger, Principal

Upcoming Events

June 3: Last Day of School

  • ECE Last Day Breakfasts, 8:00 a.m.
  • Morning Meeting for Perfect Attendance and Farewells at 8:15 a.m.
  • Kindergarten End of Year Picnic, 9:00 a.m.
  • Dismissal at 12:00 noon

June 13: Summer Academy Starts (Monday-Thursday)

  • Breakfast, 7:15-7:45 a.m.
  • Summer Academy, 7:45-12:00
  • Summer Camp begins begins at 12:00 for students who have signed up.

Summer Camp – June 13 – August 5, 8:00 a.m.-3:45 p.m. Sign up in the Main Office today!

Student Registration – August 9th between 8-11 a.m. or August 11th between 3-6 p.m

***All students must register on one of the Student Registration days above.

Tiger Tales May 26th

Dear Colfax Families,

Thank you to the parents and family members who came to our Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast on Tuesday.  We are so appreciative of everything you do for our Colfax Tigers!

We are excited for all of our Triple Crown Winners to attend their surprise trip to Skate City after school today. Way to go and keep reading this summer! [Read more...]