Tiger Tales April 20th

Dear Parents and Families,

PARCC/CMAS/CSLA incentives for 3rd, 4th and 5th grade: We are so very proud of our students in 3rd, 4th and 5th grade who were on time and at school every day our second week of testing! 82 out of 135 students were rewarded with a special treat on Monday, April 18th. We really need your help getting students here on time. We’ll continue celebrating students who are on time and present every day. Please see our perfect attendance charts on our bulletin board outside of the main office.

PARCC testing schedule – our last week of testing-April 18th, 19th, 20th
4th Grade Social Studies 8:30 – 10:45 a.m.
5th Grade Science 8:30 – 10:45 a.m.

ECE Choice and Enrollment: DPS first round of enrollment has ended and we are now in the second round of choice. We have some exciting news to share about our ECE program next year! We are still accepting applications for 2017-2018 school year. Please call Angelica Jimenez at 720-424-8740 with any questions you may have about enrollment for next year. Our ECE classes are quickly filling up so please be sure to get your applications completed!

Full Day– 3 yr. old (English) – We are happy to announce that we have a full class! Anyone who applies for our 3 year old program will be placed on our waitlist. There may be an unexpected vacancy so please do complete an application!
Full Day– 4 yr. old (English) – We almost have a full class! We will be accepting the next 3 applications to fill the class. After we have filled the class, we’ll be placing students on the waiting list.
Full Day- 3yr. and 4 yr. old (Spanish) – We almost have a full class! We will be accepting the next 5 applications to fill the class. After we have filled the class, we’ll be placing students on the waiting list.

Breakfast at Colfax survey: We need your input! On April 6th we sent home a survey to learn more about the Colfax community’s preference with breakfast options. We will send one survey with the oldest child in each family. Please return the survey to your child’s teacher by April 20th.

Colfax Crossing Guards- We are very excited to share we have hired two crossing guards to help support us in the morning and afternoon. Josefina Alarcon and Jose Alarcon went through DPS training and were hired to help support our students and community. We will have someone helping with arrival on Colfax from 7:30-8:30 am and 2:30-3:30pm. Please be sure to welcome them to our Colfax family!

Food for thought:
We have an update to share regarding food for the remainder of the year.
All families will be provide food for the following weeks.
4/21, 5/5, 5/19 and 6/2
If you’re in need of extra food or support, please contact the office 720-424-8740.
April 20th
Last day of PARCC testing for 3rd, 4th and 5th grade

April 20th
BIC- Breakfast in the classroom surveys due
Please contact the main office with any questions about the survey.

April 21st
Morning Meeting resumes- we have a lot to celebrate!

April 21st- PLT 8:30 a.m. in the library

April 21st- 1:00pm PARCC park party-Sloan’s Lake- all students 3rd, 4th and 5th grade

April 28th
Coffee with Mrs. Taylor and Mrs. Bretl 8:30 a.m. in the library

April 28th
iStation extra recess
2:20-3:00