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  • Girls’ B-Ball Team Wins Conference, Host Playoff Game Friday

    The Westminster Wolves girls’ basketball team puts its 15 game winning streak on the line Friday night as it hosts a regional state playoff game against Mountain Vista High School. The Wolves won the East Metro Athletic Conference (EMAC) title last week, earning a first round bye and the right to host their first playoff game.
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  • Board Supports Funding Resolution

    With a unanimous vote and strong words of support, the District 50 Board of Education passed a resolution Tuesday night encouraging the Colorado State Legislature to follow the lead of Colorado superintendents and spend more money on education, especially for “at risk” students and rural school districts.
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  • Contract Negotiations in Public

    The community got a chance to see for themselves what goes on during a negotiating session between the Westminster Education Association and District 50.

    About 30 people showed up at Westminster High School last week for the first public session. The next meeting is scheduled for February 26th at Hidden Lake High School.
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  • State Tests Begin in March

    Colorado’s new online tests begin next month in District 50 and students and staff are gearing up for the changes in how they will be administered.
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  • ‘Fred’ Award Winners Bring out Fans

    Teachers, students and staff from Metz and Hodgkins Elementary Schools showed up at Tuesday night’s board meeting to show how much they appreciate Martha Maestas and Oscar Ramirez. They came with signs and banners celebrating the work of the two employees.
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  • Student’s Help Build Sculpture for St. Anthony North Hospital

    Visitors to the new St. Anthony North Hospital will soon be able to view the artwork of students from Hodgkins Elementary and Shaw Heights Middle School. They contributed ceramic tiles that are part of a permanent sculpture being placed in a community garden at the hospital this spring.

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  • Leggett Family Receives ‘Thanks of a Grateful Nation’

    Last week, Congressman Ed Perlmutter presented the family of Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Leggett with a flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol on Veterans Day, 2014.

    Leggett, a 1993 graduate of Westminster High School was killed August 20th while on duty in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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  • Westy El Principal Loses Bet, Gets New Look

    What happens when you promise your students that you will shave your head into a Mohawk if they sell $1500 worth of chocolate?

    The answer is easy: They sell $5500 worth of candy and Principal Russell Warwick keeps his word.
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  • A Tradition of Giving to D50 Families in Need

    For 13 consecutive years, Moira Luebbert has arrived at Have a Heart to give a donation of winter coats for District 50 families in need. This year was the largest, being about three times the amount donated in the past. Luebbert and Have a Heart volunteer and board member, Annette Vigil, unloaded a car full of winter coats last week to later be distributed.
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  • ‘Celebrating Academic Excellence’ Moved to March 7

    Because of heavy snow and cold temperatures, last weekend’s Celebrating Academic Excellence event has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 7th at Hodgkins Elementary School. Except for the change of date, the schedule for the day will remain the same.
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