Bond Newsletter - December 2017

Updated on Mon, 01/08/2018 - 9:16am

Elementary school expansion projects begin

Arapahoe Ridge to receive 12 new classrooms, add preschool program

Construction on eight-classroom expansion at Cotton Creek under way

Families of new school under construction give final steel beam proper send-off

The new Thunder Vista P-8, under construction in Broomfield, hit a milestone in December as structural steel work on the building finished.

For the week prior to the building "topping out" ceremony to celebrate the placement of the final steel beam, building contractor Adolfson and Peterson Construction (AP) invited school families and community members to visit the construction site and sign their name and/or personal message to the 30-foot long beam.

Bond-purchased Chromebooks make instant impact in schools

When more than 200 new Chromebooks arrived in classrooms at Woodglen Elementary in October, the impact was quick and undeniable for the students and staff at this Thornton elementary school.

As part of more than $200,000 in Instructional Upgrades money promised to the school through the 2016 Bond Program, Woodglen earmarked $51,000 to add 216 Chromebooks (six Chrome Carts) to supplement the school’s aging fleet of mobile devices.

Riverdale Elementary Design Advisory Group Meeting
2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, Jan. 8, 2018
Riverdale Elementary School
Long Range Planning and Advisory Committee Meeting
9 to 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018
Educational Services Center
Coffee with the Thunder Vista P-8 Principal
9 to 10 a.m., Friday, Jan. 19, 2018
Parkside Community Center, Broomfield

 

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