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In this issue:

Important Information for Everyone
  • New Englewood Schools Website Chosen: The new site will replace the old one by July 1, 2014. Read more...
  • Athletics Mission & Vision: Please provide your feedback. Read more...
  • Board Briefs: Catch up on what happened at the April 1 Board Meeting. Read more...
Information for Teachers and Administrators
  • Elementary Summer School Teaching Positions: We are looking for talented and dedicated teachers for our summer program. Read more...
  • Common Expectations for RtI and MTSS: The District RtI Team has established common expectations for the intervention process. Read more...
  • Assistive Technology for Inclusive Literacy Instruction: The Statewide Assistive Technology Symposium will take place on June 9 & 10. Read more...
FYI
  • Discounts on Skin Care Services: District staff can visit Colorado's Finest Cosmetology Academy for a discount! Read more...
  • Poetry Jam and Workshop: April 30 from 4-6pm at EHS. Read more...
Health and Wellness Corner
  • On-Site Fitness Classes Beginning Again! See the updated list of classes. Read more...
  • Charles Hay - Legacy Foundation Winner: Charles Hay was recognized as one of Colorado's healthiest schools! Read more...
  • Article - Marketing of E-Cigarettes to Youths: The marketing of E-Cigarettes to youths has doubled from 2012-2013. Read more...

Important Information for Everyone

New Englewood Schools Website Chosen

After an RFP process, it has been decided that Englewood Schools will be transferring to a new website platform by July 1, 2014.

Please begin thinking about any content that is out of date, or that does not need to transfer to the new website. For content that does need to be transferred to the new site, please make sure you have saved the text, links and attachments that belong on your page.

If you have questions or concerns about this process, please email julie_mcginley@englewood.k12.co.us.

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Athletics Mission and Vision

Attached is a document that outlines the Mission, Vision, and Values statements for Englewood Athletics. The Athletic Advisory Committee would appreciate any feedback you might have that will help us refine this important document.  Thanks!

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Information for Teachers and Administrators

Elementary Summer School Teaching Positions

Data indicates that students who are performing below grade level in reading and math benefit from an extended school year. The  district elementary summer program will be held July 7 to August 1st, 2014. We are presently looking for talented and dedicated teachers for this program. Please watch for the posting on our website or contact Melanie Dressman for details.  

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Common Expectations for RtI and MTSS

The District RtI (Response to Intervention) Team has established common expectations for RtI and MTSS (Multi-Tiered Systems of Support.)

Please see the attached document for specific information on MTSS expectations and processes.

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Assistive Technology for Inclusive Literacy Instruction

The Colorado Department of Education's SWAAAC program and Assistive Technology Partners are proud to announce open registration for the 2014 SWAAAC Summer Symposium on June 9 & 10, 2014 in Thornton, Colorado.

The symposium will explore instructional strategies and assistive technology interventions to support literacy learning for students with low and high incidence disabilities.

Read more about the symposium and register here.
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FYI

Discounts on Skin Care Services

Colorado's Finest Cosmetology Academy is now open for clients! Englewood district staff can get a 50% discount on skin care services when they make an appointment. Students can take appointments Monday through Friday from 1:00pm to 5:00pm. Call 303-806-2390 to make an appointment!

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Poetry Jam and Workshop

Poetry Jam and Workshop, April 30th 4-6pm @EHS with local poet MD Friedman!
Join the Englewood Public Library and Englewood High School Library as they celebrate Poetry Month!  Work with a published poet at a poetry workshop from 3:45-5, in the EHS Commons.  Bring your poetry to work on or create new with mentors. Then come to the Poetry Jam and read your own work or listen to local poets!!!  All ages welcome!  Need more info?  Contact Amanda Workman amanda_workman@engschools.net

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Health & Wellness Corner


On-Site Fitness Classes Beginning Again!

The following fitness classes are now being offered! Please check the Health and Wellness > Staff Wellness area of the website for the most up to date information! All classes are 6 weeks in duration. Employees can attend classes at any location, and you do not need to be a Kaiser member in order to participate.
 
Zumba – Mondays– CFAHS –  3:30 PM
Pilates – Tuesdays – Maddox -  4 PM
Yoga – Tuesdays – Bishop – 4 PM
Boot Camp – Tuesdays – Hay – 3:15
Boot Camp – Thursdays – Clayton – 3:15 PM
 
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Charles Hay - Legacy Foundation Winner!

Charles Hay World School was recognized as one of Colorado's healthiest schools!  Charles Hay was awarded $2,500 by the Legacy Foundation. The funds will be used for health-related improvements, initiatives, and activities during the 2014-2015 school year.  
 
Way to go, Charles Hay staff, students, and parents!!
 
Check out this great video on what SCHOOL HEALTH means, created by the Legacy Foundation:

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Article - Marketing of E-Cigarettes to Youths

The marketing of E-Cigarettes to youths has doubled from 2012-2013. Click on the links below to learn more:
 
 

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