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Principal

We hope you all had a safe, restful and fun winter break!  We look forward to seeing you on Monday, January 7th. Save the date for the UPark Restorative Parenting parent education event on January 17th at 6:00pm. Stay tuned for more information.

Thank you,
 
Principal
Team UPark
720.424.3410


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PTA News
 
The PTA and Green Team hopes everyone is having a safe, joyful and   green   winter break. Click here for the 2018 DPS Recycling newsletter with ideas on how to combat food waste, what goods you can recycle (if you can crumple it-you can't recycle it: only rigid plastics please!), and ideas on reducing waste. 
 
Mark your January Calendars:   
Thursday Jan 10 th , 7pm UPark Auction meeting at Architype Distillery.
Tuesday Jan 15 th , 6pm PTA Meeting and Stock the Auction Party, offsite at Angela Rathbun's home.
Thursday Jan 17th , 6pm Parent Education Event by Steve Nederveld: "Restorative Parenting"

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Auction Meeting
At Our New Auction Location-Archetype Distillery
 
Please join us as we kick off auction procurement! Do you like to help with d├ęcor? Centerpieces? Ticket sales? Coordinating set-up volunteers? Helping to find entertainment? We'd love to have you. Even if you'd like to enter data or (fingers crossed!) bring our fundraising letter to businesses you know well. We have so many new families in both the school and the neighborhood this year and we'd love to see new faces.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS for January 10th!!!   We are holding our January Auction committee meeting at Archetype Distillery! Come check out the event space and find out how you can help! Email auction@uparkelementary.org if you are interested but cannot attend. 
Thursday January 10th at 7pm
119 S Broadway Denver 80209

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Food Bank of the Rockies

During this season of giving and CARING please consider volunteering at the Food Bank of the Rockies to support our Backpack Food Program. For each person who completes a 3 hour shift, the Backpack For Kids Program here at UPark will receive 20 pounds of donated food. Please click here to learn more about FBotR and sign up! For more information on the UPark Backpack Food Program click here.    

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Health Office Update

It is official flu season. Denver Public Health has sent out a notice for informational purposes to answer questions and provide guidance as we head into this holiday break. Please click here for general flu information and recommendations.

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Enrichment classes will start back up the week we get back from break on January 7th. If you have any additional questions please reach out to Austin Hachmeister.

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University Park Elementary Calendar

Click on the calendar icon to the right, look below, or visit the  University Park Website to access calendar information!




*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 the little red school house in our parking lot).