Important Dates
Picture Retakes
  • Monday, October 4th - during school for new students and students that did not like their first round of pictures
Please do not wear green clothing, as that is the color of the picture background

Choir & Band Winter Concert
  • Thursday, October 7th at 7pm at CEC Fort Collins King Auditorium

School Accountability Committee (SAC) Meeting
  • Thursday, October 7th at 3:30pm

Parent Teacher Conferences
  • Wednesday, October 20th
Stay tuned for sign-up information in the following weeks!

NO SCHOOL: Fall Break
  • October 20th-22nd
A Letter From Principal Smith
CECW Families,  

Welcome to October!  The weather is beautiful and the colors in the mountains are beautiful.  I was able to take a drive along the Peak-to-Peak highway last weekend, and I am pretty sure the colors are brighter than they have ever been.  As the weather changes each year, I am reminded of how quickly time passes. Although the past few years have been filled with the trials of COVID-19, they have brought so much joy and growth to our school and within our own community. I am so grateful to be a part of this growing school and to watch all our students grow and learn every day.  

We had a great spirit week this week! The students and staff had so much fun dressing up for each theme and did a wonderful job of showing off their school spirit! Be sure to check our Facebook page for some of those photos.

We have also had some great academic accomplishments this month.  Brayden R. in 8th grade, Lexie H. in 9th grade, and Olivia V. in 6th grade have all been recognized as the highest scoring student in the entire state of Colorado in Achieve 3000! CECW has held that record for two weeks in a row now! We are so proud of our Golden Eagles and their pride in their academics. 

We continue to see outstanding behavior as our students work on the SOAR (Service, Ownership, Attitude, Respect) expectations here at CECW. We are always watching for students demonstrating SOAR within our school, and we recognized the following students in September:
Holten S. for Service and Attitude  
Lincoln M. for Ownership 
Josiah E. for Ownership  
Madi H. for Service 
Brenden B. for Respect

Our students continue to shine in their academics, their character, and in school spirit. I am so proud to be a CECW Golden Eagle.   

Ms. Smith 
Parent Teacher Conferences

CECW's Parent Teacher Conferences are on Wednesday, October 20th from 10:30am-7pm. There is no school for students this day. Next week, all teachers will have sign-ups for parents to be able to reserve a time slot for a conference. Stay tuned for sign-up information in next week's newsletter!

If you would like to volunteer to supply refreshments (beverages, snacks, lunch/dinner items) for staff during this day, please reach out to Amanda Atkins at
Colorado League of Charter Schools: ACT Advocacy Network

The Colorado League of Charter Schools (CLCS) needs your help! CLCS is asking for families to consider joining the ACT Advocacy Network to advocate for charter schools in Colorado.

Click here for more information!

CECW Spirit Wear

CECW's new spirit wear store is open! Take a look and see some of our new hats and t-shirts. We are planning on adding even to the store, so stay tuned for spirit wear featuring the CECW Golden Eagle!

Click here to take a peek at what we have so far!
A Note From the Health Office: Healthy Foods & Drinks at School

Here at CECW, we are all about healthy eating, drinking, and living. We love getting outside as much as we can to promote physical activity, healthy lunches to feed our bodies, and avoiding drinks that may be detrimental to our health. We discourage having any energy drinks at the school, and instead choose beverages that feed our minds and our bodies. We want to make sure we are eating beneficial breakfasts each day, packing snacks that can sustain us through the day, and bringing lots of water to stay hydrated. We want the best for our ourselves and for our students and it all starts with taking care of our bodies.

Thank you kindly,
Amanda Atkins and Nurse Jen McGlue

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