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UPark Families,
Our greatest compliment is when you recommend our school to your family, friends and neighbors.  We are beginning our school tours next week and would greatly appreciate you letting your family, friends and neighbors know.

University Park is hosting tours for prospective families on the following dates:
  • Friday, November 13, 2015 - 9:15 am and 2:30 pm 
  • Friday, December 4, 2015 - 9:15 am and 2:30 pm
  • Friday, December 11, 2015 - 9:15 am and 2:30 pm
  • Saturday, January 9, 2016 - Open House 9-11 am
  • Friday, January 15, 2016 - 9:15 am and 2:30 pm
  • Friday, January 22, 2016 - 9:15 am and 2:30 pm
  • Friday, January 29, 2016 - 9:15 am
RSVPs go to the UPark office at (720)424-3410.

Team UPark

Please click here for information about our Halloween parade and celebration.

*Don't forget to download the UPark App here!

Apple Campaign

It's the LAST official week of the Apple Campaign and we haven't yet reached our goal. Please, please make a donation online here or drop off a check, payable to UPark PTA, at the school office.  Help keep our class sizes small!


Registration for Winter Session Enrichments goes live November 3rd @ 2PM. Click here to register.
Please see the Neighborhood Center Page on the U Park Website to see the online course brochure.
Winter Session runs from 11/30 - 2/26.

*NEW The Neighborhood Center is also offering a Glass Fusing workshop for 3rd thru 5th graders, on December 11th from 3:45pm to 5:00pm. Click here for more information. Registration for the workshop will take place during enrichment registration beginning November 3rd.

Attention Kaleidoscope Corner Families: With it getting colder outside, please make sure students have proper attire for the weather. Students are taken outside during both the Early Riser and the After School programs.

Annual Thanksgiving Lunch
Friday, November 13

University Park welcomes students and families to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with a turkey lunch in the school cafeteria on Friday, November 13th. The lunch will be held at your student's regularly scheduled lunch time. 

Prices for guests:
Child (Non-Student) $3.00
Adult $5.00
*You can pay in the lunchroom on the 13th (pay by check or with cash-small bills only)

RSVP to Evon no later than October 30th!!

UPark Student Green Team
Call for UPark Green Team members!

University Park is looking for at least 2 students per class, grades K-5, to join the Student Green Team! 
This is an opportunity for students to gain experience in leadership while working on projects to reduce waste at UPark. 

If your student is interested, please fill out the  Parent Permission form, found here, and return it to the office. You may also complete the form with your classroom teacher. Meetings will begin on Friday, November 6 at 8:15 AM in Room 116 with UPark Teacher, Green Team Leader, Ms. Cardenas and UPark Wellness Parent Leader, Marni Welch. Meetings will be on the first Friday of each month. We will start a worm bin and hold compost and zero waste parties & lunch.

Please direct your questions, suggestions or interest in being a Parent Volunteer to Ms. Judy Cardenas or Marni Welch.  

University Park Elementary Calendar

3 ways to access calendar information! Go to the University Park Website,  click on the CALENDAR ICON, or look below!  

5 Star Wizard Hat Students:

Congratulations to last week's 5 Star Wizard Hat students! They were recognized by their teachers for positive behavior. 

Last week's students include: Evan Carmichael, Jude Zec, Madeline Blair, Gabrielle Panella, Eric Dai, Lucy Frenkel, Egan Morgan-Rooks, Reese MacDonald, Benjamin Mendez, James Merkle, Juliet Montanaro, Isobel Erickson-Solonika, Anna Stokesbury, Zia Jones, Evelyn Tamminga, Yilin Song, Olive Davis, Chloe Zheng, Addie Wester, Aquoia Mosteller, Saoirse Collins, Addison Blackwood, Angelo Alas-Sanabria.

Wizard Hats are given throughout UPark to celebrate students' good choices and positive behavior. We use a common vocabulary and teach Critical Thinking skills using the BrainWise curriculum.  Each week there is a random drawing of 2 students done by classroom teachers. These children are photographed and receive a token of our appreciation.

*At the end of each month we will be donating all clothing in the lost and found and anything left in the halls(all clothing will go into our little red school house in our parking lot).