Tiger Tales April 27th

April 27, 2017

Dear Parents and Families,


Colfax Mile High Scholars: Congratulations to Hassan Ahmed in Kindergarten and Nadya Torres in 5th grade for being Colfax Mile High Scholars! We are so proud of Hassan and Nadya for their hard work and commitment to learning!


Congratulations all of our 3rd, 4th and 5th graders: Testing is done!  We are so very proud of our students in 4th and 5th grade who were on time and at school every day for our 4th week of testing! 62 out of 89 students were rewarded with a special treat on Tuesday, April 25th.  Please see our perfect attendance charts on our bulletin board outside of the main office.


Superintendent Parent Forum & ELA District Advisory Committee (ELA DAC): Tuesday, May 2, 2017
PPA Event Center
9:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Join us in celebrating DPS Parents Award during the last Superintendent Parent Forum of the year!  We will engage with Superintendent Tom Boasberg about DPS’ Denver Plan 2020: Closing the Opportunity Gap.


Office of Choice and Enrollment 5th grade celebration: Our 5th graders were given pizza and juice April, 21st for turning in their School of Choice applications 1st round of Choice and Enrollment.

5th Grade Boondocks Field Trip Monday, May 22nd:  5th Grade students were given Boondocks permission slips on Thursday, April 20th.  Permission slips and money are due on Friday, May 12th.

Colfax bookfair- May 17th and 18thWe will be having a bookfair on the 17th and 18th of May and we are excited to invite everyone to it. Please contact Sarahi Olguin-Torres in our library with any questions you may have.

We have many upcoming events during the month of May and we will be sending home more information about each event.

April 28thCoffee with Mrs. Taylor and Mrs. Bretl 8:30 a.m. library

April 28thiStation extra recess


May 1st-5thTeacher appreciation week

May 9thCSC 3:30-4:30  Library

May 11th – PLT  8:30


May 12th – School Carnival  4-6pm

May 15thTriple Crown Celebration


May 16th Triple Crown Breakfast

May 17th Field Day

ECE-K 9:00-10:30

5th 1:00-2:30


May 17th and May 18th Book Fair


May 18th Field Day

1st and 2nd 9:00-10:30

3rd and 4th 1:00-2:30

May 19th – ECE, K, 5 Field Day rain date

May 22nd 5th Grade Boondocks

1, 2, 3, 4 Field Day rain date

May 23rd Kinder Continuation

9:30-10:30 ceremony in the cafeteria 10:30-11:30 lunch/celebration in classes

May 24thVolunteer Breakfast