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The continued safety, well-being, and success of our students, teachers, staff, and community has always been our top priority as we navigate the complex and evolving coronavirus crisis. To this end, we are updating our reopening plan to begin the school year in a fully online-learning model for all students which will continue through the last week of September. All students in grades 1-12 will begin on August 18, kindergarten students will begin on August 20.
La seguridad continúa, el bienestar, y el éxito de nuestros estudiantes, maestros, empleados, y la comunidad siempre ha sido nuestra prioridad más importante a manera que enfrentamos la compleja y evolucionante crisis del coronavirus. Con este fin, estamos actualizando nuestro plan de reapertura para comenzar este año escolar en un modelo de instrucción completamente en línea para estudiantes hasta finales de septiembre. Hemos actualizado el calendario para que todos los estudiantes en los grados 1-12 comiencen el 18 de agosto, los estudiantes de jardin de infantes comenzarán el 20 de agosto.
During the Olympics this past February, students participated in the STEM Olympiad at Rocky Mountain Elementary during their specials time. Events were started by national anthems written and performed by students while wearing sashes and waving flags created in art class.
The students participated in a number of events like team skiing and two person bobsled. The most intriguing event was the Tower Chalenge. Students were challenged to build the tallest free standing structure out of a basket filled with supplies. They then had to measure their structure to see whose was the tallest. To add to the challenge, students only had three minutes to build and their structure had to hold a small dodgeball.
Students had a blast during this event. Everyone could be found trying new structures, listening to their teammates, and encouraging other teams. The tallest freestanding structure was made with paper towel tubes, plates, and baskets and measured 41 inches tall.