Contact:
Cameron Bell , Executive Director, Media Relations & Public Information
303.982.7920 direct
303.982.6808 office
February 12, 2020
Schedule notes:
No school for Jeffco students this Friday, February 14. This is a professional development day for staff.
Our entire district will be closed Monday, February 17 in observance of Presidents Day.
Jeffco Students Engaged in Their World
Warren Tech Student Wins Automotive Custom & Collision State Competition
See what this Warren Tech student has to say about his goal to bring passion to the field of automotive custom and collision repair. Starting off with a state win and a national placement in a custom and repair competition is not a bad way to start!
Green Mountain HS Greenhouse Management & Floriculture Students Visit Expo
Last Thursday, a few students from GMHS's greenhouse management and floriculture classes went to the Pro-Green Expo in Denver , where they interacted with industry leaders to learn about the different career options in the horticulture industry. Just one example of the robust variety of pathways for students in Jeffco!
Arvada West HS Students Hold Student Leadership Conference
Over 100 students took part in this 8-hour long day filled with activities and discussion aiming to amplify and encourage student voice within the school. The motto of the day: “Leading Towards Change: Values, Voices, and Actions.” Watch here .
Student Art Brings Brightness and Joy to the Halls of Children's Hospital
In the January 29 issue of Media Tips , we alerted you to an outstanding community collaboration between Devinny Elementary and Children's Hospital Colorado. Now we have photos! Look at the transformation of the hospital's halls here . An uplifting display of Jeffco student talent!
Jeffco Education Center Collects Over 11,000 Bars for Grub Club
And our schools collected even more food items!
As we shared with you in the January 15 edition of Media Tips , our entire district took part in the food drive Grub Club . The Ed Center was assigned bars - granola, breakfast, protein (anything goes!) - and a target of 4,000 bars. Within two weeks, we were past that, and ultimately ended up collecting 11,141 bars for the Jeffco Action Center food bank! Check it out here ! And some of our schools' amazing collections too, here , here , here , here , here , here , and here . What a community!
Video from Jack: And to Think It All Happened Before 9 A.M.
Our schools get a lot done before the first class of the day even starts. Take Hackberry Hill Elementary for example.  Jeffco Public Schools Multimedia Journalist Jack Maher reports.
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