School Development

The Application of Imagination: A Virtual Art Auction and Concert to Benefit Pagosa Peak Open School This Friday, May 22nd, you can “silently bid” on original artwork by local Pagosa Springs artists. We will post each piece individually on our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/pagosacharterschool/) and bids will be placed under each piece in the comments section during the Facebook Live Concert […]
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A Virtual Art Auction and Concert to Benefit Pagosa Peak Open School This Friday, May 22nd we hosting “The Application of Imagination” on Facebook Live on our public Facebook Page page. Tune in to check out an awesome concert and bid on one-of-a-kind pieces of artwork: On May 22, 2020 at 6pm, Pagosa Peak Open School will host “The Application […]
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Yesterday Ms. Kelsey, our 6th grade advisor, took a little field trip. She made quarantine survival kits and delivered them individually to each of her students. Ms. Kelsey relished the joy of seeing their smiles as they accepted their gifts. Each kit contained a squishy or sticky lizard for the moments when they are stressed or frustrated and they need […]
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Planting at Home! At PPOS, we believe there is no better way to learn about healthy food choices than by growing our own food! While embracing distance learning, we have tried to incorporate as much experiential learning into the new structure as possible by sending home a planter kit. Included inside the kit was everything necessary to start seeds in recycled […]
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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 (PPOS) is pleased to announce that the school has been awarded a 2 year grant from the Colorado Health Foundation in the amount of $59,000. The funds from this grant will be used towards the purchase of the proven SPARK PE curriculum specifically designed for children ages 5-14, SPARK PE training for staff, as well as […]
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While many adults were building a framework for their experience, children moved through their day without being asked about their visions for their school...
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Pagosa Peak Open School has initiated a capital campaign to purchase the building we have been leasing since the spring of 2017...
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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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Tuesday, May 30 at 5:30pm at the Parelli Building, 7 Parelli Way, Pagosa Springs CO 81147
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The Pagosa Peak Open School Grounds Committee is will hold public meeting on the grounds of the Parelli Building, which may include three or more members of the Board of Directors...
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