•  January 15th - D50 Insider

    D50 Insider

    Welcome to 2015 and this week’s edition of the D50 Insider!

    Colorado lawmakers are back at work and they, along with the Governor’s office, have a greater understanding of District 50’s position on education funding and potential legislation. The Insider has details on the legislative study session held with the Board of Education.

    The state has recognized the District’s commitment to college access for all of its students with a $100,000 grant. We’ve got details.

    Work is now under way to replace an aging bridge at 72nd and Raleigh. It will impact traffic in the area and we will tell you what you need to know.

    We will tell you why “Bald is Beautiful” at Shaw Heights Middle School and how students and staff stepped up to support a teacher with cancer.

    If you want to learn more about how to get into and pay for college, mark January 31st on your calendar. Congressman Ed Perlmutter is hosting his annual Tuition and Scholarship Fair at Westminster High School.

    We all know that students at Colorado STEM Academy (CSA) have a love of science. We’ll take you to their Science Fair as they get ready to join students across the District at the Celebrating Academic Excellence Competition in February.

    This weekend, some of the best minds in the state will be coming to Westminster High School for a Robotics Competition that will also raise money for D50 students.

    We also have details on how you can celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior. The District is closed on Monday to honor his memory.

    As always, we have the complete lineup for District 50 Television and the Community Calendar.

    Thanks for reading,

    Steve Saunders

    Posted January 15, 2015