Parents, students and community members celebrated Dr. Seuss at an event at the Englewood Community Education Center on March 1.
ELA Receives John Irwin School of Excellence Award
Congratulations to Englewood Leadership Academy for earning the John Irwin School of Excellence Award for 2016!
This award recognizes schools that demonstrate excellent academic achievement. On the three-year school performance framework that is used by the state to evaluate schools, Englewood Leadership Academy has exceeded expectations on the academic achievement indicator. 

Great work, students and staff at ELA!
Construction Updates
Each month, we invite the community to see the progress of the Design Advisory Groups for Charles Hay World School and Clayton Elementary. The next two opportunities to do so are:
  • March 23 in the Venue at TEC from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. (3800 S. Logan St.)
  • April 20 in the Venue at TEC from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Gifted Education News
The Gifted Education newsletter includes links to parent and student resources and a gifted tip of the month for parents! You can find this month's issue by clicking here.

This month's issue includes study tips, camps and programs for high ability students, and more!

All future issues will be archived on the Gifted Education website which is located here.
English Learner Programming
The English Learner Programming newsletter includes links to parent and student resources, a tip of the month, and more! You can access March's newsletter here.

All future issues will be archived on the English Learner website, which is located here.

This month's issue includes information about parent-teacher conferences,games, videos and more!

El boletín de Programación de Aprendices de Inglés incluye información sobre las reuniones entre padres y profesores, juegos, y más! Puede acceder al boletín de marzo aquí.

Todas las ediciones futuras serán archivadas en el sitio de red del Aprendices de Inglés, que está situado aquí.

Participate in Research and Get a $5 Gift Card
A graduate student from the Morgridge College of Education at the University of Denver is inviting families to participate in a research study about family engagement and postsecondary and workforce readiness.

Participants will be asked to do a 45 minute to 1 hour interview for the study, and will receive a $5 Target gift card.

Read more about the study here (y en español, aquí­.)
Board Briefs
Catch up on what happened at the March 7, 2017, Englewood Board of Education meeting by reading the Board Briefs l ocated here.

In this issue:
  • Board Recognitions/Celebrations
  • Board Reports
  • Deputy Superintendent Report
  • Superintendent Report
  • ESSC Update
  • Computer Science Update
  • Credit Recovery Fees
  • Consensus Items
Adult Education Classes
Englewood Schools partners with Spring Institute to bring adult education classes to the community.

Adult Basic and Secondary Education Classes (GED, HiSET, TASC)
Classes are Tuesdays & Thursdays from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the Englewood Community Education Center (700 W. Mansfield Ave.)
Cost is $25/month (March - May)
Next registrations are Monday, March 20 at 6:00 p.m. and Monday, April 24 at 6:00 p.m.

Adult English as a Second Language Classes
Classes are Mondays & Wednesdays from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Bishop Elementary (3100 S. Elati)
Cost is $25 (March - May)
Next registration is Monday, March 13 at 6:00 p.m.

Childcare is available!

Please call 303-835-1128 or email for more information.

Family Wellness Events
Englewood Schools hopes you will take advantage of these events that promote wellness for the whole family!
On Friday, March 17, South Metro Health Alliance presents "Achieving Wellness" from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Porter Adventist Hospital (2525 S. Downing St., Denver, CO 80210.) A panel of speakers will cover wellness topics related to finances, relationships, mind/body meditation and mental health. A light breakfast will be served and free valet parking is available. Click here to RSVP.

On April 11 and 13, learn about the laws and health effects of retail marijuana and how to talk to your kids about it. Two sessions are offered: 8:30 - 10:00 a.m. and 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. at Maddox ECE (700 W. Mansfield Ave., Englewood) Sessions are in English and Spanish.

On Wednesday, April 26, join us for Healing Our Youth: Get Educated! This is a wonderful opportunity for parents, teachers and youth workers to become informed about youth mental health and substance use. The event will take place at Colorado's Finest High School of Choice (300 W. Chenango Ave.) from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Learn more and register here.

Mark Your Calendar
March 8, 2017: Clayton PTO Fundraiser at Chipotle 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.

March 9, 2017: Englewood Leadership Academy fundraiser at HuHot 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

March 10, 2017: Early Release Day

March 16, 2017: STEAM Night at Maddox ECE 4:30 p.m.
                            District Choir Concert at TEC 7:00 p.m.

March 22, 2017: Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences

March 23, 2017: All Day Conferences (elementary and middle schools)

March 23, 2017: Community Meeting - Design & Construction Update 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. in the Venue at TEC 

March 24, 2017: No School

March 27-31, 2017: Spring Break

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