The Kindergarten Class invites you to watch their play: The First Thanksgiving. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1xhY-EAbwRyGHq8ENM69VjCJDJymTifbP/view?usp=sharing
Kindergarten Thanksgiving Play (virtual): Tuesday, November 24 at 8:30 am.
NO CHARGE!! There will be no charge at the gate for tonight's game. Game starts at 6:00 vs Arickaree here in Peetz.
PEETZ FANS There has been another Football game added to the schedule. On November 19th, your Bulldogs will take on Arickaree at 6 pm in Peetz.
CANCELLED: Casino Night, scheduled for Saturday, Nov 21st has been cancelled. It will be rescheduled at a later date.
Tomorrow is the FINAL day to order Bulldog Gear. https://fancloth.shop/LXADZ https://stores.inksoft.com/peetz_youth_spirit/shop/home
WHY I LIKE BEST ROBOTICS: Did you know this is Peetz's 5th year in competing in #BESTRobotics team challenges with 3 teams! We have 19 students competing in the #Outbreak challenge this year. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1XXxMAsr7e1JFv94RhenDDJ-Fh_t7tg0O/view?usp=sharing
Thank a Veteran Today! Here is a video presentation with Owen K, student body president and Mr. Gentry, ag teacher and veteran. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1yn6rFUJ9bBGFUfNnckWtxXy2jDZdkBv_/view?usp=sharing
DROP IN DRAWING! 4th grade joins Denver Museum of Art through Zoom session. Today’s subject is exploring culture and art, featuring artists Kahlo and Dominguez as inspiration. Painting techniques in water color and facial features helped us learn.
BULLDOG APPAREL! Show your Bulldog Pride and get your gear soon. Proceeds benefit ALL athletic teams. Sales end Nov 13th! Follow this News Story link to order: https://www.peetzschool.org/article/339778?org=peetz-school-re-5
ASVAB Test for Juniors: Tuesday, November 10 from 8:00am to 10:30am
SENIORS!! Bring a white shirt Tuesday for pictures!!
JH football against Pawnee canceled due to cases in Pawnee. I would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone to please stay away from social gathering to allow us to keep our doors open for in-person learning. Thank you all for your assistance.
4th GRADE ENGINEERS! Lunar Lander STEM project. Students were challenged to design a lunar lander that could softly land on a surface, like the moon, in order to protect astronauts and payload equipment.
PARENTS NIGHT: Friday, November 6th, parents will be recognized at halftime of the high school football game. Game starts at 5:00.
Fleming Game Info: Peetz fans, please go through the gate on the east side of the ticket booth. There will be porta potties on our side. See the program for a concession menu and a number for you to text your order to and your food will be delivered to your side of the field at a designated spot. The game will start at 6:30. Come support your Bulldogs
JR High Football game at Fleming on Thursday has been canceled.
Due to severe weather or poor driving conditions school will be closed tomorrow October 26th. Classes will resume on the normal calendar schedule unless you are notified otherwise. Thank you
CANCELED - JV Football game on Monday, Oct 26th with Briggsdale has been canceled.
There are 17 Yearbooks left for sale from 2019-2020 year. Get yourself a yearbook today before they are gone.
NO CONCESSIONS at tonight's FB games. Reminder - Jr High starts at 4:00 and HS at 6:00 (changed from 6:30 to 6:00). Bundle up and stay warm!
SIX MORE DAYS: Peetz School Book Fair week starts October 20th for in person shopping for staff and students! Online Shopping for parents and community is available October 14th-27th. Go check out our scholastic school homepage for more information and how to shop. https://www.scholastic.com/bf/peetzschool1
The USDA has made the determination to allow the continuation of providing free lunch to ALL students through June 30, 2021.
2020 For Peetz Sake Parade Marshals This year’s “2020 For Peetz Sake” Parade Marshals are Jack Hume and Sandie Kerr who have been together for 25 years and married for 16 years. Jack was born in Sidney, Nebraska, and lived in Peetz. His family moved to California and lived there for 10 years. They moved back to Colorado and lived in the community of Crook where Jack graduated from high school. He went on to NJC and then worked for Mountain Bell/US West for 34 years. He then began working for Sandie at Carpet Comfort Center. Jack retired after laying flooring for 12 years. He has two children; a daughter, Jeri, and a son, Scott. He has been gifted with five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Jack has been a life-long Elks, member, worked on Crime Stoppers, and was a Sterling Chamber of Commerce board member. Jack is enjoying retirement along with donating his time mowing the Peetz Community cemetery and town lots in Peetz. Sandie was also born in Sidney, Nebraska, and lived in the Peetz Community. Sandie graduated from Peetz High School as did all of her children and both of her parents. Sandie went on to attend and graduate from NJC. She has four boys, Shawn, Dustin, Tyson, and Trent. She is blessed with nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Sandie worked for Peetz Co-op at the station for 1 year and also was head cook at the Peetz School, KTVS-Channel 3 TV for ten years and currently owns and operates Carpet Comfort Center for the last 25 years. Sandie is a member of the Sacred Heart Church in Peetz where she taught religion and confirmation classes as well as played the keyboard for Sunday mass and served on the Parish Council. She is a current member of the Peetz Legion Auxiliary. While working in Sterling she started and headed the Logan County Bridal Show and is a member of the Sterling Chamber of Commerce. Sandie served on the Town of Peetz Board where she was instrumental in getting playground equipment for the Peetz Park and Christmas decorations to hang on Main Street. Sandie and Jack are honored to be this year’s Parade Marshals. Sandie said, “The Peetz community is my heart and soul.” Congratulations, Jack and Sandie!
BEWARE OF POSSIBLE SCAM: The Peetz School FB page has been tagged in multiple events of live streaming for today's game which we feel are not real. Please be careful of these. Always check with the school/coach if the game will be broadcast. Ben Blecha will be broadcasting the game tonight for 945theranch.com.
HOMECOMING SCHEDULE: Updated to add Tractor Pedal Pull. If you know of any more events, please leave a comment or email Raffelsonl@peetzschool.org
Football Action Returns to Peetz. You can find this in the Sun-Telegraph https://www.suntelegraph.com/story/2020/09/23/sports/football-action-returns-to-peetz/15007.html
This is a message from the Athletic Director from Weldon Valley: Due to current circumstances, we will be asking a few things of our spectators at the football game this Friday, October 9th. Please be patient as we are trying our best to make this a great event for the students who are involved. Here are the things that we would like your support in accomplishing. 1. There will only be one entrance into the stadium. Use the entrance off Main St, only. We will be taking temps as cars come into the parking lot. The gate helpers will take temps inside the car as you come into the facility. Please have a mask on while you are having your temperature taken. 2. Home fans will be on the west side ( Press Box) of the stadium. They will have access to the concession stand and restroom facilities by the concession stand. 3. Visiting fans will be on the east side (Opposite of the Press Box) of the stadium. You will have 2 porta-potties located by the press box on the baseball field and we will have a concessions table set up on your side of the field 4. There will be hand sanitizer located on both sides of the field for fans to use. 5. We need to keep distance between the athletes and the fans, so there will be a rope as a barrier. Please do not cross the roped sections. 6. We encourage fans to bring their own lawn chairs for seating 7. If handicapped parking is necessary, please contact Lacey at 970-645-2411 by 5:00 pm on Thursday. You will be asked to provide your name and make of car and be given access to the parking on the west side of the field. There is limited parking at this location, so it will only be used for handicapped access. To reach this parking, you will have to drive across the burm on the North side of the school and around to the east side of the field. The entrance will be blocked, except for those who have called ahead. 8. We would like to keep large gatherings from happening on the field and in the area around the field following the game. Please try to maintain social distancing as much as possible. 9. We are trying to limit contact between our two communities. We feel like these precautions will allow us to accomplish this goal. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. We are looking forward to a great day and the opportunity to watch our students compete.
Peetz releases tentative football schedule. You can find this in the Journal Advocate here- https://www.journal-advocate.com/2020/09/24/peetz-releases-tentative-football-schedule/
ATTENTION BULLDOG FAMILY: We will be having a book fair this year, but there are some changes! First, the book fair will be in the library from October 20th-23rd for students and staff to view. Due to the circumstances we will not be able to invite parents into the library to shop. However, there will be online access to browsing (360 view) and purchasing books through our school page on scholastic from October 14th-27th. https://www.scholastic.com/bf/peetzschool1 If you have any questions please contact, Becky Lussier by phone or email. More information for online shopping and e-wallets to come!
HOMECOMING: Saturday, October 17th. It will look a bit different this year, but we will still be celebrating! Parade lineup at 9:30 behind the school. Parade at 10:00 If you are going to have a float, please sign up on this form - https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdiPli0ie64b_a4VZKXwY8SzREJ7u9rivZ3SC_0NCi3-tZu_Q/viewform Hamburger Fry at Community Center at 11:00, Money Scramble at 11:30 and HS Football w/Flagler at 1:30. If you know of any more events that need to be added, please contact Leslie Raffelson at email@example.com
PICTURE REMINDER: Football pictures on Tuesday and school pictures on Wednesday!
CALENDAR: Want to see the Peetz School Calendar? You can also import it into your own calendar or onto your phone. https://www.peetzschool.org/o/peetz-school-re-5/page/full-month-calendar--4 Use the "Google Calendar" link in the lower right corner to add it to your own. This is always the place to go for up to date information on events.
CRFL kicks off tonight at 7:00pm! Peetz Pack vs New Raymer Renegades. There will be no concessions. Please use the restrooms by the baseball field/green building. No admissions fee. There will be a donation bucket for the CRFL to help cover costs. KPMX Sports (94.5 FM or 945theranch.com) will be broadcasting the game. Come out and support our PACK!
BULLDOG BYTE! Click to watch: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1uDXayJecHCQGDYc5XGAxlP5nsm7eAgTJ/view
Parents: When dropping or picking up your students, please watch that you do not go through the stop signs on the school buses. This is a state law and if it continues we will notify the state patrol and they will park at the school and issue tickets. This is for the safety of all our kiddos. If you have a preschool student that needs dropped off please go around the school to enter the preschool parking lot.
BULLDOG BYTE! Click the link for an update from the Principal's Office. It's a good thing, I promise ;) https://drive.google.com/file/d/17t7eR52zQkPTBvF0g04ye6ipmuAnSobs/view
Does your child receive free or reduced-price meals during the school year, or do you believe you may now qualify based on a recent income change? Pandemic-EBT, or P-EBT, can help you feed your family while schools were closed. You will receive a card with approximately $279.00 per eligible child that you can use to purchase food at stores that accept EBT. If you already receive SNAP benefits and are eligible for P-EBT, these funds will automatically load into your existing account. If you do not receive SNAP benefits, apply here for P-EBT today: https://www.colorado.gov/cdhs/p-ebt. Prior to applying for these benefits you must obtain your childs's SASID (student ID) from Brenda Segelke @ 970-334-2361.
HS only football informational meeting on Wed, Aug 26 from 5:30 to 6:30. We are planning on playing this fall for the Colorado Rural Football League. (club league) This is an informational meeting on cost--Equipment, insurance, and other fees. HS meeting only - Junior high will play full contact football in March.
JOIN US!! Zoom link for tonights (8/17/20) Q and A session: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87621318375?pwd=OVpLdXFWQkhZL1ZkcU1vcDZaZWUvZz09
FFA Back to School Get Together for members and their families on September 3, 2020 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. This will be held on west side of school under the baseball gazebo.
LET'S GET BACK TO SCHOOL!! Follow this link https://www.peetzschool.org/article/286645?org=peetz-school-re-5 Our full reopening plan is posted! Join us for a Q and A session 8/17 at 6pm via Zoom OR 8/18 at 6 pm in person before the board meeting. Info is in the news feed.
Contact Mr. Sorensen with sports questions 970-520-1439
Elementary school supply lists are available on our website at https://www.peetzschool.org/o/peetz-school-re-5/browse/157105
There will be no fall sports practice on Monday the 10th. The North Central League and Peetz School are very disappointed in the Colorado High School Activities Association to move all fall sports into the spring. The 6-man Football Association will have a meeting early next week . If you have questions or concerns please call Scott Sorensen @ 970-520-1439. Thank you!
HOW DO I REGISTER FOR SCHOOL?!?! Registration for the 2020-21 Peetz School year is now available. Follow this link to access the news story for details. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1iG1hiVq5UJ_Znqz-C4X37NWBKL_EMrHhmWtpkxktG8M/edit?usp=sharing
ATTENTION JR/ SR High VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS! The NJC Satellite camp scheduled for tomorrow July 28th has been cancelled. Contact Coach Forster if more information is needed.
PEETZ SCHOOL CALENDAR Peetz School will start on August 24th. This includes secondary that was scheduled to return on August 19th. This additional week allows for teacher training for the 20/21 school year. Kindergarten through second grade families will have scheduled testing times and health screening training on August 20th and 21st, be on the look out for communication from those teachers. Follow this link https://drive.google.com/file/d/1m1g0pZuaXhV24TxZ4iFi9hPITDQ7Cj1h/view?usp=sharing, to view the approved calendar.
STATE FFA CONVENTION! The schedule for the first virtual Colorado State FFA Convention has been released. Watch Sunday night July 19, at 7:00 pm to see three of our FFA Members receive their State FFA Degree. Go to www.barnmedia.net to watch all the convention sessions. Link to Convention schedule: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ZfgQp93EPiYJZk7BR16ZtwE2C6U3PuYZ/view?usp=sharing
PEETZ SCHOOL PLANS FOR IN-PERSON INSTRUCTION! Video up date: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1w48gVF1R1zcFKaYDKZ8SGZ05E2IjMJ_6/view?usp=sharing Link to News Story: https://www.peetzschool.org/article/267081?org=peetz-school-re-5
Plateau School District RE-5 Notice of Proposed School Budget Notice is hereby given that a proposed budget has been submitted to the Board of Education of Plateau School District RE-5 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020 and has been filed in the office of the superintendent where it is available for public inspection. Proposed budget will be considered for adoption at a special meeting of the Board of Education of Plateau School District RE-5 at Peetz School on June 26, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. Any person paying school taxes in said district may at any time prior to the final adoption of the budget file or register his objections thereto. Plateau School District RE-5
BOE meeting 6-16-20 We will be holding the meeting at the school in the small gym. Using the health department guidelines of 50% space capacity, up to 100. Also, spacing out attendee chairs and board member seating to 6 ft distancing. We are encouraging all attendees to wear masks and practice social distancing guidelines. If you do not feel comfortable attending in person contact us and we will find an alternative arrangement for you.
GRADUATION!! Class of 2020 Graduation and Eighth Grade Continuation are scheduled for June 20, 2020. Follow this link for more details...https://www.peetzschool.org/article/258199?org=peetz-school-re-5
SUMMER ACTIVITIES. Coaches and athletes will be allowed to meet very soon! Follow this link for more info and the form: https://www.peetzschool.org/article/218026?org=peetz-school-re-5 OR https://drive.google.com/file/d/102TiUpGR3rMQyckklDr0Le2E8sUDEmQ4/view?usp=sharing
2019-2020 Peetz School Awards Banquet - We were sad that our academics and athletics awards banquet couldn’t happen in person this year, but our staff did the next best thing and recorded their presentations. https://youtu.be/yJ65Wk4Ihlw
JOB OPENINGS: HS Math, HS Language Arts, Head Custodian, VB Coach positions open. https://www.peetzschool.org/o/peetz-school-re-5/page/job-openings--93 for details and job descriptions.
SENIOR PARENTS: If your student took a college course at anytime during the last three years, I will have their NJC cords tomorrow. Please email, text, or call me if you want them before the weekend. If I do not hear from you I will hang onto them for graduation (fingers crossed). ~Mrs. Schumacher
CELEBRATE #BulldogStrongER Avery is having a great time celebrating this week. Thanks for all your fun pictures! Send your pics to firstname.lastname@example.org
SIDEWALK CHALK FAIRWELL: This week would have been the last week of school. We would like to invite you to decorate the sidewalks around the school with positive messages to the class of 2020, your friends, and teachers. Please maintain social distancing and do not decorate next to anyone else, there is plenty of room to spread out. There will be a limited amount of sidewalk chalk available by the front door to the school. Use the green button to open the outside doors. Please bring your own or leave donations of chalk if you can. Messages to seniors should be placed in front of the school and ag shop. Other sidewalks include the back of the school, north side of the gym, beside the playground, in front of bus barn and down main street. There is a lot of traffic in town, so please be safe. Spread some CHEER to celebrate the end of our 2019-2020 school year. #PeetzBulldogStrong
It’s Teacher Appreciation Week BULLDOGS! 🐾 Our teachers and staff have gone above and beyond the last couple of months adjusting their curriculums and navigating new ways to communicate with our children. Leave a video, comment, picture, drawn art, etc. in the comments below to show your appreciation! #BulldogStrong (Thank you Parents for the appreciation post!)
CELEBRATE #BulldogStrongER! This would have been our last week of school. Let's celebrate - Virtual Bulldog Style! Today is Track and Field Day! Elementary students would have been outside in the sunshine running, jumping and throwing. Lets see your home versions of track and field pictures! Post to your own social media or email to email@example.com
SCHOOLS OUT FOR SUMMER! Almost that is! Information about the end of year procedures have been added to the NEWS story, follow this link and check it out. https://www.peetzschool.org/article/218026?org=peetz-school-re-5
CELEBRATE #BulldogStrongER! This would have been our last week of school. Let's celebrate - Virtual Bulldog Style! Today is College Day! You have seen some decision day posts from our seniors - what college will you be sporting and supporting? Miss Amee is kicking off our day with this message - "Western State University in Gunnison gets my support today. In honor of my son that was scheduled to graduate this Saturday. Ceremony won’t happen but he’ll still have his degree! Go Mountaineers ❣️" Send pics to firstname.lastname@example.org or post to your own social media!
Decision day was May 1st and the school has previously decorated a bulletin board dedicated to the future of each senior class. This year I decided to have a virtual bulletin board to honor each senior and their next step. I thought it was fitting for today because of our school dress up day, college day! I am very proud of each senior and wish them the best of luck in their future endeavors. ~Mrs. Schumacher
Class of 2020 SENIOR CELEBRATION! Congratulations Marcus B! Go out and find your path! #PeetzClassof2020 We have 11 graduates to celebrate. We might not know when or what graduation will look like, but these students have worked hard through their high school career and we hope this week has been a little bit of cheer in sending them out into the big, wide world. Congratulations Peetz Class of 2020.
CELEBRATION TIME! Hey Bulldogs, you have worked hard through this crazy time and deserve an opportunity to Celebrate - Bulldog Style. Have some fun, kick up your heels, and celebrate who we are and what we can accomplish! Send pics to email@example.com.
ART AT HOME: I am so proud of the artwork I have seen from Peetz students during this time at home. If you have ever walked past my classroom or saw the entryway filled with beautiful works of art, you know I love students to show off their talent and skill. Now you can view their work in Peetz's Spring 2020 Virtual Art Gallery. https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/e/2PACX-1vRPuseX9j-2g1Eele4aIhPBZu1ciuwSEHppPWtcRSqeXoffXLHL3fkOcocRQM-k494F2LfWWYISDUIW/pub?start=false&loop=false&delayms=3000 If your child has artwork to share, please send it to me at firstname.lastname@example.org with a little write up about the piece and I will include it in our Virtual Art Gallery.
SIDEWALK CHALK FAIRWELL: Next week would have been the last week of school. We would like to invite you to decorate the sidewalks around the school with positive messages to the class of 2020, friends, and teachers. Please maintain social distancing and do not decorate next to anyone else, there is plenty of room to spread out. There will be a limited amount of sidewalk chalk available by the front door to the school. Please bring your own or leave donations of chalk if you can. Messages to seniors should be placed in front of the school and ag shop. Other sidewalks include the back of the school, north side of the gym, beside the playground, in front of bus barn and down main street. There is a lot of traffic in town, so please be safe. Spread some cheer to celebrate our last week of the 2019-2020 school year. #PeetzBulldogStrong
LEARNING AT HOME: Shannon teaching Rex about the turbines and how they get put together If you have some pictures with your child learning something fun, please send them to email@example.com
Congratulations to Mrs. Barrett for the Crystal Apple Award! You keep us all running smoothly. Thank you for all you do! https://www.journal-advocate.com/2020/04/25/crystal-apple-kelly-barrett-a-huge-part-of-everything-that-is-good-at-peetz/
Congratulations to Mr. Collard for the Crystal Apple Award! Thank you for all you have done for our school.We are not sure how you escaped the 2nd retirement party with a pandemic! https://www.journal-advocate.com/2020/04/25/crystal-apple-mark-collards-leadership-part-of-peetz-schools-success/
KINDERGARTEN ORIENTATION CANCELLED: Reminder that all school events have been cancelled until further direction from the state. Kindergarten orientation may look different for the fall of 2020 students. If you have contacted the school to be on the list for Kindergarten, please expect Mrs. Davis to contact you for details of when she knows more. If you need to make sure your information is added, please call and leave a message at 970-334-2361.
Did you invent a new vehicle to transport hazardous material? Dylan did!! Check out the pictures. If you are wondering about this project, check out http://tgreduexplore.org/families for some great ideas. - Next challenge - Marble Maze for Monday!
AG STUDENTS...TEACHING!! The Ag Science class has been posting videos and information to teach each other facts about Animal Science and Agriculture in general. Check out our expert in the parts of Equus Caballo (Horses) and see if you can listen for the prehistoric fact about early horses. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1aU9Q2yKHfjl0PbJWI1d-bNWT1G4jVZra/view?usp=sharing
Design Challenges to Spark Creativity and Family Fun We are sharing this series of DIY, family-friendly projects that use ordinary household items to keep kids engaged and still learning. The projects are designed to spark creativity, foster friendly competition and create fun family moments during this challenging time. We encourage you to share their project videos and pictures with Peetz School on facebooke and @DiscoveryEd and @TGRFound. The first challenge is INVENT A VEHICLE -Develop a new vehicle for transporting hazardous waste. Share your pictures by Friday, April 24th. Visit http://tgreduexplore.org/families for details on this challenge and many more. We will have another one posted next week!
Nat Geo is hosting live events with National Geographic Explorers daily. You can watch the presentations and learn some amazing things about the world around us. Contact Lisa Honstein at firstname.lastname@example.org and she will share the schedule and topics. Today’s topic is Finding Dinosaurs. Incredibly interesting!
PEETZ PROM 2020....Grand March '2020' style. Your senior candidates and Prom Royalty are..................Well you have to view the video: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1wROBV7HoOkbBRjPEt3cIZ56lJ035gQaS/view?usp=sharing (Thank you to Mr. Forster for putting this together)
Did you know that the prom theme was going to be the Roaring 20's? There was even going to be a tribute to the Great Gatsby somewhere in the corner...right Lydia? Our Senior's Grand March would have started soon. At 7:30 our new version - the "2020 Style" will be posted. Stay tuned to our website and Facebook! And if you are doing any prom or after prom pictures today, please share with us! Let the community join in and put them in the comments on Facebook. #PeetzProm #PeetzBulldogStrong
Did you know today would have been the Class of 2020’s last high school prom? It was the junior’s prom. Their chance to plan their own party and decorate. The freshman’s first prom. Our communities chance to celebrate our youth and see them shine. We may not be able to hold this event now, but we can still celebrate. Big announcement to come later tonight. Keep following our live feed and Facebook pages!!
Here is the BOE agenda for 4-21-20 if you would like to view or have a comment during that section please email me at email@example.com for a zoom link.
PARENT vs SCHOOLOGY: Have you logged into Schoology? Are you a bit nervous about it? Do you need some guidance to help your child with navigating their courses? If you don't know your username/password or if you have access, I can send those to you. If you need some questions answered or a tutorial, we could do a video conference. Please reach out to Leslie Raffelson at firstname.lastname@example.org and let me help. To get you started, here is an article about student vs parent logins - https://support.schoology.com/hc/en-us/articles/201000833-Home-Page-Parents-
LEARNING AT HOME: Lyle has create a musical piece using Sound Trap and then combined into a video using WeVideo. https://www.wevideo.com/view/1655453515 The school has subscriptions to both and you can find the details in Schoology to set up your own accounts. If you would like to share a piece of music you created, it must be in a video format and then shared with Mrs. Raffelson. We would love to hear what you create!
LEARNING AT HOME: Hill boys are over this learning from home stuff. Dad is a little tough! Landscaping, goats, hogs, swinging heavy tools and school work? They might want to go back to school! Check out their video: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1T-DcGeYI3xugXeLRs-nkJANsKm3EaTQ8/view?usp=sharing
STUDENT BUSINESS: This year Mrs. Davenport, Mr. Forster and Mrs. Raffelson combined efforts and offered a class to build a student business - Dawg Designs. This collaborative effort was about design, production and business education. The students were creating customer products with the cnc plasma table in the ag shop and the laser cutter in Mrs. Raffelson's room. Dawg Designs was is in its infancy, but we are building. We had 3 students working on creating the business and products for clients and were going to do a showcase at the FFA Oyster Fry. Here is Kyle C. working on cutting out a metal sign on the cnc table. We hope to be back providing lots of client services next year!
SPIRIT WEEK: Max, the kindergarten pet, is "Too Cool for School." #PeetzBulldogStrong Send your pics to email@example.com or post to your social media.
SPIRIT WEEK: There is human life out there! #PeetzBulldogStrong Post your memes to social media with the hashtag or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org
LEARNING AT HOME: Xavier working on IXL Math
#PeetzBulldogStrong More pets from Kadence, Landon, Harper and little bro! Don't forget tomorrow is create a meme day! Post them with the # or send them to email@example.com and Mrs. Raffelson will post to school social media sites.
LEARNING AT HOME: Jaylee and Kylan's learning happens in PJ's some days. Does yours? Mom says "I've tried to keep them up on things in addition to all the core subject paperwork such as music, typing and PE. They have enjoyed it but they very much miss their teachers and friends!!" #PeetzBulldogStrong Send in your pictures and stories to firstname.lastname@example.org
WHAT IS MAX UP TO TODAY? Meet Max the dog! He loved being at school! He loved watching all the kindergartners play and learn at school! Since they are not in school now, he asked Mrs. Davis if he could come home with her. Max is busy helping out on the Davis Farm. Max wanted the kindergartners to to figure out what he was doing and write a sentence about it. --This was a fun activity Mrs. Davis has done for kindergartners learning from home. They then took pictures of their sentences and sent them to her.
SPIRIT WEEK: Show us your pets! Kasen and Kinzley with their pet fish. Dylan with his horse and dog - can the cow be considered his pet too? Share your pics on social media #PeetzBulldogStrong or email to email@example.com and Mrs. Raffelson will post them. SHOW YOUR SPIRIT!
SPIRIT WEEK! Starting tomorrow post your spirit week pictures to social media with #PeetzBulldogStrong or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org and I will share them. Kick off tomorrow with photos of you and your pets.
LEARNING AT HOME: Kasen and Kinzley built with Legos all day. Check out their campsite. Sierra and Carter took a virtual trip to Mount Rushmore. If you could go back in time, which President would you like to meet? Send your pictures to email@example.com
LEARNING AT HOME: Amelyah doing her work and reading a bit to Rex.Jared doing his school work and coloring Easter eggs. Send your pictures to firstname.lastname@example.org
LEARNING AT HOME! Parker is doing homework with Luna. Baelor taking a break from tractor work. Garrett and Wyatt practiced math fractions as they helped double a waffle recipe. Then they it and helped make a whole lot of waffles!! They also enjoyed seeing how a phone looks on the inside and then learned different applications of force to make it split, puncture and fracture. Send your photos of the learning your kids are doing at home to email@example.com
LEARNING FROM HOME: Kadence, Landon and Harper enjoying some work and more work - like painting their basement! Share your photos with Mrs. Raffelson at firstname.lastname@example.org. We would love to see what you have been doing!
LEARNING AT HOME: "Emmett practiced his numbers and handwriting this morning by being our record keeper while we vaccinated our ewes! He also helps with chicken chores!" Thanks Alisha and Mark for sending in some pictures. Share with email@example.com
LEARNING AT HOME: We love being able to share your pictures. If you have any you would like to share, please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org. Joy has also been able to work on her guitar skills. The Kindergarten Class was given a Learning Menu with activities to choose from. Build a Fort out of blankets was one of the choices under “Time with Family”. Here are siblings showing off their forts: Carter and Sierra, Cache and Andy, Brayton and Aleah
MORE LEARNING AT HOME: Anthony W completed a scavenger hunt that the preschool teachers sent home and Grady W finds his zone at the table. Send your pics to Mrs. Raffelson at email@example.com
LEARNING AT HOME: Colton S working with the help of his cat Simba. Where are your kids learning spaces? Send pics to Mrs. Raffelson at firstname.lastname@example.org
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