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Young Ameritowne on the Road Summer Camp

For the second summer in a row, the Young Americans Center for Financial Education, a Denver-based pioneering nonprofit, will lead its award-winning, week-long Young Ameritowne on the Road Summer Camp, for students entering third through sixth grade, at Sunset Middle School. The traveling camp is a recent innovation, bringing the camp, which covers financial literacy, local government and workplace readiness, from the Denver center to offsite locations.

Blue Mountain Movement

No October Late Start

The Colorado Department of Education has identified Wednesday, October 5 as the official statewide October Count Day for the 2016-2017 school year.

No October Late Start

The Colorado Department of Education has identified Wednesday, October 5 as the official statewide October Count Day for the 2016-2017 school year.

I Teach Because...

Think back to when you were a student, back-to-school shopping, finding your classroom, and the exciting lessons that would soon fill your day. The first day of school jitters that were calmed by the friendly, welcoming face, and celebrating the “ah ha” moments when you finally figured out how to solve the problem. Then there was the time in kindergarten, when you went to the restroom but couldn’t remember the way back to your classroom. As panic set in, that friendly face walked around the corner and they knew exactly where your classroom was.

PTO Open Position

Blue Mountain PTO is looking to fill the following positions:
 
Vice President of Communications - Oversee all communication from the BMES PTO to the BMES school community, create and update (as necessary) parent email distribution lists and act as the primary channel for email communication to parents, and communicate with BMES staff on a weekly basis regarding PTO contributions to the Weekly Update.

Financial Literacy Summer Camps

Jr. Money Matters Camp: for students entering 3rd and 4th grade
June 20-24, 2016; 8:30am – 4:30pm
Students explore fun and relevant things about money, banking and the world of work, while learning important basic financial skills.  On the last day, students will get to work in a business and run their very own life-like town.
 
Young Ameritowne Camp: for students entering 5th and 6th grade
June 27-July 1, 2016; 8:30am – 4:30pm

Cardboard Carnival

Parents may start sending donated materials in on Monday, April 11th
 

No Aluminum, No Glass, Wash Out Items (if applicable) and Flatten Cardboard

What We Need:

  • Cardboard boxes (flattened; all sizes and shapes)

  • Cardboard tubes (paper towel, toilet paper, etc)

  • Egg cartons

Summer Super STEM Camps

Winner of Longmont science fair finds that playing video games just before bedtime prevents sleep

The winner of the grand prize at an elementary school science fair discovered that, while video games immediately before bedtime can be detrimental to sleep patterns, ceasing to play an hour before going to bed can be as good as not playing at all.

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