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January Newsletter

2021

We are glad to be back with your children during this time of remote instruction.  Thank you for your patience during the past two days as our district continues to work through various issues with technology.


Mid-Year Assessment Information

During the next two weeks, we will be completing in-person testing for many of our students. While this was originally planned for a one day event on Friday, January 15th, we have adjusted our schedules slightly in an effort to help reduce the numbers of students and staff in the building at the same time and to ensure we have sufficient time to complete the required assessments.  Each classroom and grade level will be handling this slightly differently based upon the assessment needs and requirements of that grade level.  Classroom teachers will be contacting you regarding the testing plan, sign ups, and asynchronous work expectations as needed.

Students will use their designated entrance by grade level to enter/exit the building on assessment day.  Classroom teachers will meet the students at the entrances and escort them out according to the sign up schedule.  Kindergarten will use the kindergarten doors, first grade will use the door by Mrs. Reed’s Classroom, second grade will use the end doors by Mrs. Espinosa and Ms. Weimer’s classroom, third grade will use the entry doors by the playground, 4th grade will use the main entrance, and fifth grade will use the end doors by Mrs. Carter and Ms. Brown’s classroom if needed.


Important Upcoming Dates

Monday, 1/18      Martin Luther King Day - No School for students

Gifted-Talented Identification Testing

Do you suspect that your child may be in need of enriched academic programming?  Does it seem like he or she may need additional challenges in their education, and may be gifted or talented?  Gifted/Talented (G/T) testing at Woodglen Elementary is currently scheduled for February 23, 2021 for all students in grades K-1 and 3-5 (testing for all 2nd grade students will occur on a different date).  If you have a student you would like to nominate for G/T identification and would like to have tested, please fill out this form GT All Grades Survey no later than January 13, 2021.

 You may also go to https://www.adams12.org/gifted-advanced-academics/identification-assessment for further information.

 Survey link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1tdKA21PlGQPKn3x5Ibh_lGxyBqYD_nLBbExWdLVltMU/viewform


 Free Meal Distribution 

UPDATED MEAL DISTRIBUTION SITES! - FREE breakfast, lunch and dinner are available for pick-up meal service for district students and non-district children ages 1-18 at multiple school walk-up sites on Tuesdays and Thursdays, January 11-22, 2021.  Visit www.adams12.org/FreeSchoolMeals for locations and times.

During the weeks of 1/11 - 1/18

Drive-Up Locations Tuesdays and Thursdays:

1:00 - 3:00 pm:

  • Legacy High School, 2701 W 136th Avenue, Broomfield, CO

  • Thornton High School, 9351 N Washington Street, Thornton, CO

3:00 - 5:00 pm:

  • Northglenn High School, 601 W 100th Place, Northglenn, CO

  • Horizon High School, 5321 E  136th Avenue, Thornton, CO

In addition we will have walk-up sites available on Tuesday and Thursday from 1:45-2:05pm at Woodglen Elementary.