• Ken Ciancio Selected to Serve on Board of Education

    Ken Ciancio, a 1982 graduate of Ranum High School made a little history this week for both District 50 and his family.

    Ciancio was sworn in as a Board of Education member Tuesday night after being unanimously selected to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Bob Landgraf, who is moving outside of the school district.

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  • Jessica Messmer, Elks Teacher of the Year

    Jessica teaches science and engineering through the high school’s “Project Lead the Way” program.

    She says here approach to her job is to provide students with the skills they need to go and find the solution to problems on their own. She believes that is a valuable skill for students even if they never end up becoming scientists or engineers.

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  • Westy Honored in Adams County Youth Challenge

    Westminster High School students showed their communications skills and the importance of leading a drug free lifestyle as for the second year in a row they were honored for their work in competition with high schools from throughout the county in in the 2014 Adams County Youth Challenge.

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  • Four Schools Participating in ‘Sports Matters’ Tennis Fundraising Program

    Sunset Ridge, Mesa and Hodgkins Elementary Schools along with Ranum Middle School have been selected to participate in the DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation “Sports Matters” initiative. The Foundation will make a dollar for dollar matching grant to each school provided they reach their fundraising goal.

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  • Student’s Artistic Talents Showcased

    740 pieces of art created by students of different ages and skill levels was on display this week at Westminster High School. It was a chance to see just how many talented artists there are in District 50.

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  • STEM Fair is May 3 at Westminster High School

    District 50’s first ever STEM Fair is scheduled for Saturday morning, May 3 at Westminster High School. It’s a chance for the public to see the results of the student’s hands-on education in projects ranging from CO2 Car Competitions to 3D Printing to Truss Testing (strong bridge building).

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  • TCAP Success Sends Students to Coors Field

    A group of elementary students got a unique chance to blend sports and science during their trip to Coors Field Wednesday for the 5th annual Weather and Science day with the Colorado Rockies.

    Third, fourth and fifth grade students from Sunset Ridge, Fairview, Westminster and Skyline Vista elementary schools earned the opportunity to go as part of a TCAP motivation program shared by the four schools.

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  • Elementary Honor Choir Takes to Stage

    The best young voices in District 50 came together Wednesday night for the annual elementary choir concert at Westminster High School. The students, who had to audition to make the prestigious choir, have been rehearsing weekly since January in preparation for the concert.

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  • Metz Elementary Inspired by Celebrity Visit

    Metz elementary had a visit from Hollywood recently, where students learned an important lesson, not about acting, but living a healthy life.

    Actor, humanitarian and motivational speaker Esai Morales stopped by Metz Elementary to deliver a timeless message to the young students.

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  • Tennyson Knolls Principal Finds Unique Way to Raise Money

    It’s become tradition at Tennyson Knolls that Principal Tom Elliott challenges students to raise money for Jump Rope for Heart with unique incentives. This year’s incentive was to see Elliott dress as what he called, “a pretty princess”.

    The kids did their part and so did Elliott.

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