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Kevin Conlon breaks 30-year-old cross-country record at Fort Collins High School

OK, we love this story for a several reasons: 1) What an amazing accomplishment for Fort Collins High School (Official) senior Kevin Conlon! He broke the school's 30-year-old record for a 5-kilometer cross-country race! 2) The previous record was set by Brett Larsen, who you might know now as the principal at Boltz Middle School! Talk about being #PSDProud! Congratulations, Kevin! 👏👏👏👏👏👏 Kevin Conlon breaks 30-year-old cross-country record at Fort
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You might have heard that in November, voters will decide whether to support a m…

You might have heard that in November, voters will decide whether to support a mill levy override that would fund educator and staff salary increases at PSD as well as additional mental health and school safety support. If voters approve the mill levy override, PSD will use the money to raise first-year teacher salaries to a competitive level, restructure the teacher salary schedule to maintain competitive wages, support students’ mental
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From the Philippines to Poudre High School, Abbeygail Mangaoang overcame fear to reach goals

Need a feel-good story to start your day? Read about this amazing Poudre High School (Official) senior who will soon become the first person in her family to go to college! We are so proud of you, Abbeygail! 💙 Thank you to The Coloradoan for sharing this story and for selecting this wonderful student as one of your First Class scholarship recipients! #PSDProud From the Philippines to Poudre High School,
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PSD's Board of Education is meeting tonight. Today's agenda includes: …

PSD's Board of Education is meeting tonight. Today's agenda includes: 🏫An update on new middle/high school buildings and design 🗓️A discussion about school calendars and instructional time 🎓A discussion expanding PSD's diploma endorsement options to include the state-approved STEM endorsement You can view the full agenda📝 online here (https://poudre.novusagenda.com/agendapubl…/MeetingView.aspx…) and 📺watch LIVE on YouTube here thanks to PSD TV: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCY4j2cyUUh1sUzuIz9michg
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It is a truly special honor to be able to recognize the incredible students, sta…

It is a truly special honor to be able to recognize the incredible students, staff, and community members who make up PSD. The themes for tonight’s Board of Education recognitions center upon exemplary efforts to support PSD employee wellness, long-lasting community partnerships that benefit thousands of our students, and work by our educators and community employers to connect students to real-world career opportunities through educator professional development. The Teacher Externship
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Did you know that PSD offers free suicide prevention training? The next QPR suic…

Did you know that PSD offers free suicide prevention training? The next QPR suicide prevention training session for parents and guardians is being held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the PSD Partnership Center at 1630 S. Stover St. QPR is a 1 ½ hour training that teaches participants the warning signs for suicide and the three-step QPR (question, persuade and refer) method. During the training, participants will learn how
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"Test scores are not an end-all-be-all measure. However, they represent a d…

"Test scores are not an end-all-be-all measure. However, they represent a data point, among many, that help us understand our students’ learning, as well as how PSD is doing compared to other districts. We use scores to help us see what’s working and where we could focus our efforts for improvement. At the same time, there is tremendous value in focusing on what’s going well, and what our collective efforts
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We get it. School finance is complicated, but it’s so important to understand. PSD is what’s known as a floor-funded district. That means it gets the lowest amount of funding allowed by state law. Why? The reasons are complex, but we did our best to explain it in this video. In November, PSD voters will vote on a mill levy override, which would provide $18 million annually to fund ongoing