Volume 3 Issue 2

Jeffco Superstars

Congratulations Compass Montessori Middle School, “Brand Aid”, Destination Imagination team on taking 4th place at Global Finals!

Deb Marshall, Coronado Elementary School 5th grade teacher, was named the Colorado History Teacher of the Year by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. The Institute partners with the Civil War Roundtable of New York to host a national Civil War Essay Contest. Manning Middle School student, Jamie Joung, was awarded Second Place in the Middle School Division.  

The Green Mountain High School boys’ baseball team won the 4A state championship for the second year in a row. They are coached by Brad Madden.  (Our print edition mistakenly referred to the boys' basketball team. Our apologies for the mistake.)

Laurah Duff, a student at Wheat Ridge High School, had her “Railroad Crossing” artwork selected for purchase by the board of education. Her piece will be on display in the board room for a year and added to the permanent district collection.

Cambell Thompson who was a 6th grader at Kyffin Elementary, won an Honorable Mention in the  White House Film Festival. There were more than 1000 entries and Campbell’s short video “How Giving Back Impacted Cora Jean” focused on how many people have helped his sister Cora Jean who was born with Down’s Syndrome. To give back you can join the walk http://rmdsa.org/step-up-walk/index.html

Brady Exploration School Principal Troy Braley completed the National Board Certification program; he is among 270 of 1200 nationwide participants who completed the program in three years.