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This Summer PPOS will be changing the lunch program to sack lunches from home only, due to lack of new volunteers. Starting Monday June 11th please pack a healthy lunch and snacks for your child everyday. We want to give out a huge thanks to all the hard work the Lunch Ladies and Lunch Dudes contributed this year. We will […]
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“Look at this!” Blake said, holding up a pine cone and a book. The cone he found looked exactly like the picture he was attempting to point out. “This is a blue spruce tree we’re sitting under!” Until this moment we were calling it the “fort tree,” since the impressive 60-foot evergreen had long enough boughs to hide us all. […]
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      “Why are people so lazy?” Shelton asked, leaning over to pick a piece of trash out of the grass that ran alongside the new bike path. “It really makes me so mad.” Others agreed. “They could just leave it in their car or their pocket – or throw it in the trash!” As they continued their litter […]
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Flowers, grass and weeds have been spotted pushing their way up through the soil on our playground. Quiet students at the top of the hill can hear frogs in the wetland outside our fence. And motionless  children can see snakes. With their faces close to the ground, they see babies. And a “mama.” Garter snakes have taken up residence in […]
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On Thursday, March 22nd at 2:15 the PPOS 1st-3rd grade Pikas will host the first book release party at Pagosa Peak Open School.  We will be presenting our book, ABCs of Gardening in Pagosa Springs. We would love for our families and community members to join us! 
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CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS Tickets on Sale for $5 until March 27th   CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS Tickets on Sale for $5 until March 27th  
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Join us for FAMILY MATH NIGHT on March 1st at 6:00PM! Families will be broken up into their child’s math group, explore the current learning material, and participate in fun learning activities. Families will also have the opportunity to meet with their child’s teacher one-on-one to discuss developments, answer any questions, and share resources. These Family Nights are taking the […]
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  Join us for FAMILY LITERACY NIGHT on February 8th at 5:30! Families will be broken up into their child’s literacy group, explore the current learning material, and participate in fun learning activities. Families will also have the opportunity to meet with their child’s teacher one-on-one to discuss developments, answer any questions, and share resources. A simple dinner will be […]
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The Papgosa Peak Board of Directors has scheduled a special board meeting on Monday, November 27, at 5:30pm, to discuss facilities, our district enrollment limitation, and potential growth...
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Several people gave uplifting speeches at the ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, August 30 at the Parelli Building in Aspen Village — the site of Pagosa’s new charter elementary school, Pagosa Peak Open School. Speakers included Archuleta School District board President Greg Schick, ASD Superintendent Linda Reed, Parelli co-owner Linda Parelli, entrepreneur Mark Weiler, and the new school’s School Director, James […]
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"And if you can embed that process into your classroom — the design and engineering process — and then apply that product..."
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Isn’t this exactly the process we want our children to understand and feel comfortable with, as they move into adulthood?
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