• March 12th - D50 Insider

    D50 Insider

    Welcome this week’s edition of the D50 Insider!

    The Westminster Wolves girls’ basketball team wrapped up their history-making season this week, not on the basketball court, but at the state capitol. We will tell you all about it.

    Be prepared for some major traffic changes next week if you are driving along 72nd Avenue near Westminster High School. 72nd will be closed for several days. We’ll tell you what you need to know.

    Sunset Ridge Elementary is the recipient of a major gift and recognition from the Foundations for Great Schools. The Insider has details on what the school plans to do with the money.

    Tom Elliott, Principal of Tennyson Knolls Elementary, is retiring at the end of the year. His fellow principals honored him at this week’s Board of Education meeting.

    District 50’s brightest students competed at Celebrating Academic Excellence and Destination Imagination events over the weekend. We have pictures and results.

    Congratulations to the students and staff of Hodgkins Elementary. Their “Pennies for Patients” program raised money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

    RENT opens on stage next week at Westminster High School! Insider cameras were with the students as they rehearsed, built sets and put their heart and souls into the production.

    In conjunction with the show, WHS students are making a special effort next week to focus on tolerance and inclusion. It’s called ‘Westy Without Hate Week.’

    You are invited to come and see some amazing pieces of art in the annual IB Art Show at Westminster High School. We have the details and share some of the work with you.

    As always we have the D50 TV schedule and a complete Calendar of Events.

    Thanks for reading. The next Insider will be published after Spring Break … see you then.

    Thanks for reading,

    Steve Saunders

    Posted March 12, 2015