Community Events

Golden Age of Hollywood Gala and Fundraiser Due to rescheduling conflicts from the movement of other events in reaction to COVID-19, Pagosa Peak Open School is postponing our Golden Age of Hollywood Gala and Fundraiser from May 2 to a TBD date in fall of 2020. All sponsorships will be honored towards this event, and we still anticipate an amazing evening […]
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Project Based Learning took flight last Wednesday evening at Pagosa Peak Open School. Kelle Bruno’s 1st and 2nd grade class has been studying different parts of bird bodies and their functions to answer the question, “What makes a bird a bird?” Students began their inquiry in December and wrapped up their study with a celebration of learning that took place […]
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On Saturday, January 25th the Pagosa Peak Open School (PPOS) Food Security Task Force (FSTF) left Archuleta county to explore how people in SW Colorado are tackling the huge problem of food security. The task force is comprised of nine 4th-6th graders who are trying to create change in Archuleta County starting within PPOS. The first stop on the trip […]
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Pagosa Peak Open School is proud to announce that our very own Amelie Heinicke’s play “The Adventure of Samantha” has been selected for the 2019 Youth Playwrights Festival! Amelie is a 2nd Grade student of Ms. Robyn’s 2nd/3rd grade class at PPOS, and her play will be workshopped by a professional team at the Pagosa Springs Center for the Arts. […]
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Pagosa Peak Open School is hosting a fun end-of-the-school-year BBQ! Current and prospective families are encouraged to attend, mingle and celebrate as we end the school year. Come join us for fun, food and community as we celebrate PPOS! July 30, 2019 5-6:30pm 7 Parelli Way PPOS is a Tuition-Free Public Charter School.
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Pagosa Peak Open School is now under the new leadership of school director Angela Reali-Crossland and we are excited to share our vision for the school with the Pagosa Springs Community. Please join us on Thursday June 13th or Tuesday July 9th for “Donuts with the Director” at Pagosa Peak Open School located at 7 Parelli Way. Come enjoy breakfast […]
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Music producers Blue Haas and DC Duncan, in cooperation with Pagosa Peak Open School, rolled out a fabulous community event last weekend...
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DC Duncan has put together the best musicians around for this genre. We have a full production...
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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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The field on the west side of the Parelli Building, was an unexpected development — among many unexpected developments...
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All are welcome to attend: parents, educators, administrators, and interested community members, and free child care will be provided...
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The “Open School Model” is motivated by the belief that children have a natural desire to learn, and that their curiosity and passion is encouraged when they are provided multiple avenues for accessing knowledge...
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