• May 7th - D50 Insider

    D50 Insider

    Welcome this week’s edition of the D50 Insider!

    It’s a busy time of year, so it’s no surprise this edition of the Insider has a lot to tell you . . . In fact it’s our biggest edition of the year.

    Colorado lawmakers went down to the wire to finish their work and make changes to education laws about funding and testing. We will bring you up-to-date.

    Alice Collins has gone from pro golf to recognition as one of the best English Language teachers in the state. We have her story.

    Our Insider video will introduce you to Zoë Driver. She takes kids on an education journey from the halls of Hidden Lake High School to the streets of New York City.

    You may have heard about the District’s Next Generation Learning Grant. Now it’s moving into an important second phase.

    More kudos for the theater program at Westminster High School! Eight Bobby G Nominations for the spring production of RENT.

    Two Scott Carpenter Middle School students are saying YESS to success. We’ll explain.

    Graduates from the class of 2015 are getting ready for their big day. We have graduation information and details about what many students are saying about their futures.

    Gillian Muniz has signed a letter of intent to take her athletic and academic skills to Kansas, while the next group of National Honor Society students have been inducted at WHS.

    The artwork of a young student from Sunset Ridge brought her recognition from the Colorado Rockies and a trip to Coors Field.

    Also, Fairview Elementary took time to celebrate Mexican heritage with a special party this spring while the Board of Education recently recognized our latest FRED award winners.

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

    Like I said, it’s a busy time of year.

    Thanks for reading,

    Steve Saunders

    Posted May 7, 2015