WHAT HAVE YOUR KIDS BEEN DOING? Dana D submitted this "This is me with one of my show steers, Matty D. I have enjoyed having the extra time to work with both of my steers." Are your kids working hard on something besides school work? Maybe with animals for FFA or fair? Of another project they have been doing? Don't forget to submit pictures for our yearbook and social media here https://bit.ly/342BvJ4
LUNCHES: Peetz School will provide lunches every Monday for ALL Peetz School families if interested. Go to our NEWS FEED to sign up! (Listed at the top of the feed) https://www.peetzschool.org/article/218026?org=peetz-school-re-5
SCHOOLOGY: Yup...it has been up and down. I wanted to let you know that they have turned off some features. You won't see your calendar on the side bar of your class - CLICK on open the calendar and you will see your assignments on their due dates. With all of their activity, they are trying to turn off some features that will help the demand for content and speed. ~ Mrs. Raffelson
Thank you to everyone for coming out yesterday and braving the elements. I will be in touch individually with those few that couldn’t make it. Please let your kids know we miss them. Thank you, Mr. Seger
KEEP ON BEING CREATIVE! I love to see all of my student sharing some of the art they are doing during this time. Thank's Caroline L for sending me this. It speaks volumes about all that our seniors are missing out on during this time. If anyone else has some to share, please email it to me ~Mrs. Raffelson
We will stay here until 1pm. If you are unable to make it we will get information out for Monday pick up times. Thank you and be safe.
THANK YOU to the Lyle Schumacher Fund for our new scoreboard! The board was installed on 3/11 - just in time for baseball we thought! Our old scoreboard was damaged in a hail storm last summer and couldn't be repaired. So in the fall - no bobcat with the gym scoreboard hanging from it! Thank you to all who donated and made this possible.
BEST ROBOTICS announces game theme for this year's competition and it is fitting for what is going on right now. The theme for this fall is the use of robots in medical procedures. Visit https://www.bestrobotics.org/site/ to view the game teaser video and bookmark https://bestology.bestrobotics.org/ for new links every Monday to learn about topics that will help with game competition. Start your research now! Parents - read the letter sent by the president for an idea of what this program can do for your kids! It is an amazing opportunity. We have had students in 5-12th competing and hope to continue with this program. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Mr. Kurz, Miss. Schumacher or Mrs. Raffelson
NEWS UPDATE! New information has been added to our School News. Follow this link: https://www.peetzschool.org/article/218026?org=peetz-school-re-5 Info includes: Pickup procedure for materials Parent question portal Staff email list and a few more
Today we got word that Governor Polis has suspended all in-person learning until April 17th. Staff will be meeting on Monday to finalize a plan for alternative learning for all students. More information will be posted next week or as it becomes available. Thanks!
SOLAR DESIGN! Fourth grade scientists built and tested their solar devices today on the playground. Measuring the temperature of our constant, noting the ambient temperature, and measuring the temperature of the cup of water placed in the solar device, students recorded their observations at 5 minute intervals to draw a conclusion as to the best design.
NASA Engineers! Fourth Grade students tested their collision shield devices this afternoon. This STEM challenge required students to build a device to protect an egg from a drop at various heights. Students defined the problem, designed a product, and tested their solution. Each device was successful!
AFTER PROM: If you are bringing a guest to After Prom that is not a Peetz student, be sure to sign them up on the sign-up sheet located on the office window or they will not be permitted to attend. Please get your SIGNED WAIVER form for After Prom to Ms. Kennedy. You will need this in order to participate in all the fun! Remember that out of town guests must also have a signed waiver form
Boys District BB @ NJC vs Merino @ 8:30 pm, bus leaves @ 5:00 pm
PEP RALLY: Join us today at 1:50 for a pep rally to send both our boys and girls teams off to district basketball. Girls leave at 2:45 for a their 4:00 game today at NJC. Boys play Wednesday at 7:00.
PARENT'S NIGHT: Tonight is a celebration for Parents. All Peetz students can attend for free. It's our final home game, so bring your family and friends. Come dressed in all of your Bulldog gear and cheer us on to victory!
OTSportsChek does an amazing job reporting on our sports in schools. Follow them on FB for some great pictures and coverage as we head into District, Regional and State basketball season. http://otsportschek.com/ WHITE LEADS NE COLO. 1A BOYS IN SCORING Peetz Sr. Cooper White leads the NE Colorado 1A boys in scoring. The Peetz Bulldog averages 21.9 pts per game. -via OTSportsChek from their facebook page on Feb 14th.
Just a reminder we have the Bobby Jones assembly for grades 7-12 on Tuesday Feb-18 at 2:00. It will last an hour and he will be around for a little while after words to talk with students if they want. Thanks! Link below for more information. http://www.BobbyJonesSpeaks.com/
EXPECT MORE MEDIA! Staff members attended trainings to learn all the bells and whistles for posting content on our new website and from our mobile app. Expect to see more posts and news articles posted from teachers. While Facebook and Twitter don’t show the authors name, our webpage will tell you the author! Some will even be from our social media students so be sure to check them out on the webpage at www.peetzschool.org
Club Pictures tomorrow FFA- wear official dress NHS- wear NHS shirt FBLA- wear FBLA shirt
Games tomorrow will start at 4:30 instead of 4:00.
Tomorrow Feb,6th all students and faculty members please park in the front of the school! The back is reserved for the spelling bee participants.
Northeast Colorado Regional Spelling Bee to be held on Thursday, February 6, at Peetz starting at 9:00. Good luck to all participants!
Saturday’s game vs Creek Valley will be on 98.7 FM and newschannelnebraska.com or the KSID app. Help support our kids even if you can’t make the game.
Holoyoke Honor Band attendees included the following students: Junior High Band Sadie F-clarinet Lyle S-alto saxophone Collin F-alto saxophone James N-bari saxophone Aspen A-trumpet Joe F-trumpet Chance S-euphonium Nicoli S-trombone High School Band Matthew D-oboe Jewella B-bari saxophone For the full concert, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWvqVzHvqTU
2 Peetz girls to compete this weekend at The Ranch in Loveland with the Golden Plains Equestrian Team! Makayla M and Ashlynn W will be competing in the newly formed Interscholastic Equestrian Association team. They have been practicing several times a month with Drake Johnson Performance Horses from Wray, Colorado. If you are in Loveland, competition starts at 8:00 each day. https://www.journal-advocate.com/2019/09/24/interscholastic-equestrian-association-recruiting-for-golden-plains-show-team/
Congratulations to Jewella B and Addy G for entering Northwest College's High School Photography Contest. Judging will take pace by the end of January and the top 20 winners announced in February. This is the 2nd year for both of them to enter.
McKnight Family Benefit Dinner Tonight
Any high school student who would like to volunteer for Night to Shine, contact Ms. Kennedy. Night to Shine is a prom for students with special needs. Volunteers will help with the event by volunteering to be a date for an area student with special needs or help out with the dance in other ways. The event is on Friday, February 7, 2020, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Fort Morgan High School.
CALENDAR: Reminder that there is now a full month calendar available on the school's website - https://www.peetzschool.org/o/peetz-school-re-5/page/full-month-calendar--4 **Click on Menu and then Full Month Calendar. This is sometimes not possible on mobile phones.
Just a reminder there is NO SCHOOL, tomorrow January 17, 2020. It is a Teacher Inservice Day.
New Calendar Option! You can now click on Menu and Full Month Calendar. Thank you for everyone's feedback on the new site. We are working hard to make things easier. Print options available as well. https://www.peetzschool.org/o/peetz-school-re-5/page/full-month-calendar--4
Officer Littlefield shared some important details of sexting laws with 7-12th grade students today. If you would like to learn more visit https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/publicsafety/news/guidance-new-legislation-regarding-sexting
McKnight Family Valentine's Dinner: The School's DC club is having their annual Prime Rib Dinner, but this year we're going to give all the proceeds to the McKnight Family. Follow this link and sign up for dinner at 5,6, or 7pm on February 14. Bring your kids for hot dogs in the cafeteria while you enjoy dinner in the Little Gym. Follow. This. Link... https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSczmhvQh2DE3VwOPcGlbwWMaT7vUv_Z31o3KM0BmxgMKooJMg/viewform
REMINDER: There will be a Sexting assembly tomorrow at 10am-11am for 7th-12th graders.
The Junior Class will be serving brats, baked beans and a cookie for the meal tonight.
Job Openings: Principal, Volleyball coach, Subs for Lunch room and Sub Bus Drivers - please see https://www.peetzschool.org/o/peetz-scho…/…/job-openings--93 for more details on all openings.
JH BB games with Otis are canceled due to wind. Thanks
We will be having a late start at 10:30 Monday January 6th.
NO January Projects for 7-12 when we return next week. We have moved those to later in the year. You will have Real Essentials training. See the post on the school's website for the opt out forms for this event.
LATE START REMINDER: Jan 6th school will start at 10:30 for all grades. 5th - 12th grades will be involved with Sources of Strength training for the remainder of the day. Jr High ball games start at 4:00 vs Otis - 4 games A and B Boys and Girls.
We will have a late start at 10:30 Monday January 6th. We will also be having a sources of strength training for 5th-12th grade students.
Congratulations to Michael Kissel!! He has received confirmation of winning a Colorado FFA SAE Grant. What’s a SAE? A Supervised Agriculture Experience, a requirement of all Ag students to have a project or work experience related to Agriculture that they perform either in school or out. Michael will use this grant to repair and restore a 600 Ford tractor. He will receive the money and award at a reception held during the National Western Stock Show in January.
We are testing our new app and having a monthly drill. We will be having a short lockout drill at 2:00 today 12-13-19.
After the Christmas Concert, please stop the Bulldog room (Mrs. Raffelson's old room) for fun Christmas shopping. The PEO has many gift ideas for you to purchase. Follow the signs from the small gym.
Eligible Freshman and Sophomores FFA members remember tomorrow is DLC @ NJC and will be leaving @ 8:15 am in official dress
Spelling Bee Time! Thursday, Dec 5th from 9-11am. The following students will be participating: 4th: Lily, Jesse, Kadence, Parker, Jessica, and Avery 5th: Dylan, Sam, Jackson, and Connor 6th: Alexis, Seth, Jaylee, Gunner, McRai, and Milla 7th: Lyle, Chance W, Ashlynn, Keaton, MaKenzie 8th: Chance S, Sadie, Noah, Athena, Nicoli, Aiden The public is welcome. Please bring your drivers license to sign in the office.
FFA members, FRUIT FORMS are due back tomorrow December 2nd. Please don’t forget!!!
The JH basketball Boys only games at Ovid scheduled for tomorrow November 26th have been cancelled!
LAST CALL for the Book Fair! Today is the last day the Book Fair will be open! We will stay open until 4:30 pm! There are still lots of good books left. Can't make it today? No worries, online shopping on our schools scholastic homepage will be open until Tuesday the 26th! https://www.scholastic.com/bf/peetzschool
Book fair is open until 7pm today! Here is a little preview! Don’t forget you can shop online until the 26th as well at https://www.scholastic.com/bf/peetzschool
Don’t forget to stop by the Library this week to check out our #ScholasticBookFair! Only TWO days left! Forgot to send your kiddo to school with book fair money? No problem! Set up a Scholastic eWallet account today. https://www.scholastic.com/bf/peetzschool
Only 8 more days 'till the Book Fair! Online shopping opens on the 13th, just go to https://www.scholastic.com/bf/peetzschool to order online, sign up for eWallet, or to volunteer.
Veterans Day Program is today at 2:00. Open to the public. Please make sure you have your driver's license available for the secretary.
Juniors took the ASVAB test on Wednesday. To read more about why students take this test go to https://www.goarmy.com/learn/understanding-the-asvab.html