Character Trait:

A person of gratitude shows an appreciation and gratefulness in numerous kind ways toward others.
From Head of School, Lacey Scadden
We are so excited to welcome back students into 2022. As we have returned to school, our Covid-19 mitigation strategies have increased in response to the heightened cases of the Omricon variant. To allow for more social distancing, we have cohorted our lunches. 7th graders have recess/lunch together and 6th and 8th graders have lunch/recess together. We have also increased enforcing wearing face coverings in the classroom. Students are given one warning if their face coverings are not worn properly. After that, they will receive lunch detention. If they have two warnings, students will be sent home. Through these increased mitigation strategies, we hope to continue with in-person learning and avoid a pivot to remote learning. Teachers are preparing for a pivot to remote learning if we don't have enough staff or students in the building to warrant in-person learning. We will make every effort possible to remain in person. 

NO SCHOOL on Monday, January 17th
Important Dates
Mon, Jan 17th- Martin Luther King Jr. Day, NO SCHOOL
Thur, Feb 17th- SAC Meeting 6:00-7:30
Mon-Tue, Feb 21-22nd- Presidents Day, NO SCHOOL
Mon, March 14-18- Spring Break, NO SCHOOL
We have returned to our students hanging up their backpacks on individually labeled hooks. This strategy has helped reduce clutter in the classroom as well as distractions and cell phone usage. Students are now expected to bring their materials directly to class. Cell phones are to be placed in backpacks on hooks all day. if you need to send a message to your student during the day, please call the main office.
Let's start 2022 off right
-We do NOT allow students to chew gum during school.
-Our doors open promptly at 7:30.
-Class begins at 7:50. If your student is here past 7:50, they must go to the front door & pick up a late pass.
-School is out at 3:00.
From the desk of Mrs. Johnson
6th grade is starting our new unit on the novel Holes by Louis Sachar. This week we will be studying how the author portrays the setting and begins to develop his characters.
7th grade is starting our unit on Poetry. This week we are learning about characteristics of poetry. We will use that knowledge to interpret poems.
8th grade is beginning our creative writing unit. This week we are learning about characteristics of creative writing, and the elements of a plot so we can begin to structure our creative writing pieces.
From the desk of Mr. Bufton
Expectations for Elevate Class:
1) Bring lined paper for a three-ring binder
2) Bring a three-ring binder with your paper
3) Bring a pen or a pencil to class
If all of these items are brought to class, you will earn 20 effort points daily!
From the desk of Mrs. LeFevre
Please contact Mrs. LeFevre in the morning if your student will be absent for the day at 970.666.4032 - Attendance Line
After School Homework Help
Click here to complete this form for homework help at CECFC West MS from 3:15-4:00 pm. Our policy for after school is that supervision ends at 3:15 unless your student is signed up for after school homework help. Students that are not signed up will not be allowed in the building after 3:15.
Tips for Supporting Teens’
Mental Health
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Mask Mandate
Pursuant to Colorado Revised Statute §§ 25-1-506, 508, and 516, and other applicable law the Public Health Director for the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment has issued a Public Health Order requiring face coverings to be worn in Public Indoor Spaces within Larimer County in order to control and mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to maintain health care capacity in Larimer County. 
The order requires mask-wearing in all public indoor spaces for all individuals 3 years and older regardless of vaccination status.
Wolf Store
The Friday Wolf store is a time students can spend the Wolf Bucks they earn during the week for demonstrations of Grit, Responsibility, and Respect. We are seeking parent donations to help fund items for the store. Wolf Store Donate page:  Click here
School of Choice Enrollment:
School of Choice Enrollment for the 2022-23 school year opens November 1, 2021.  Siblings of current students and CEC staff with students will have one-week priority consideration before we process enrollments received from the general public. All current students will automatically be reenrolled for the 2022-23 school year. Students enrolled in 8th grade for the 2021-22 school year at CECFC West Middle School do not need to enroll in the CECFC HS. They will receive a separate email later in the year with additional instructions on what steps are needed to complete the transition into CECFC HS.
Please gather the following documents to have on hand when completing the enrollment process:
·    Birth Certificate, Passport, or State issued ID
·    Immunization records or exemption
·    Report Card (incoming 6-8th graders)
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2130 W Horsetooth Road
Fort Collins CO 80526
Phone (970) 568-8100
Fax (970) 965-0046