High school art students recently completed acrylic landscape paintings on canvas. Students painted from a photograph and worked on color theory as well as blending colors.
5th grade investigating force and motion by designing roller coasters, with loops! Here they are sharing what they have learned with 2nd grade.
The combined bus this afternoon (Coach C.'s) is on a 15 minute drop off delay as we tend to a student need. All students are safe and secure and the affected family of the student in need has been notified.
NOTIFICATION: The district experienced low water pressure today for a limited time. Water has been restored to all buildings.
On the 100th day of school (today), Kinder students learn about hundredths place value and utilize the counting up strategy in Math!
Students in Biology 2 prepare slides from onion root tips. The preparation they are doing allows them to search for cells undergoing cell division. Using a microscope they are able to see the different stages of mitosis.
Each 5th grade student became an expert about an event during the American Revolution and then presented their findings to the class.
NOTICE: The 2nd-5th Grade classrooms experienced issues with one of the rooftop heating units, causing lower temperatures inside classrooms. The unit has now been repaired and is operating as intended, and classroom temperatures are returning to normal.
Mr. Jacome and friends led a Music World assembly today! Great music, dancing, and lots of fun! 🎶🎶🎶
Due to technical issues last night we were unable to livestream our board meeting as we had intended. The board would like to share the finalists chosen for our superintendent search. We had a total of 19 applicants, it was a very hard decision to pick four of them as many of them were highly qualified. Our final candidates going forward for interviews are: Mr. Maurice Thomas Vail, Ms. Giget Brubacher, and Mr. Cullen McDowell. Thank you, Jennifer Price Cotopaxi Board of Education President
School Board Special Meeting Link 2/20/24 https://youtube.com/live/HqTTSRQkQzo?feature=share
Colorado History is a new class that Cotopaxi has not had available for high school students until this semester. Students were working extremely hard on mining in Colorado. They created wonderful presentations, as well as, posters to present to the class.
Fremont Multi-district Initiative (FMI) kicked off their pathway expo at PCC Fremont campus. Canon, Florence, and Cotopaxi students explored four sectors: Early Childhood Education, Healthcare, Computer Information Systems, and Agriculture. These pathways are available for high school students to take Fall 2024. Contact dgulliford@Cotopaxire3.org for more information.
7th Grade Industrial Arts just finished cell phone speakers. They continue to refine their woodworking skills by completing a variety of hands on projects. Everyone in General Construction has now completed their OSHA 10 Training!
BOARD MEETING LIVE: https://youtube.com/live/RIsYJD5yz44?feature=share
From the Cotopaxi Music Department, we are preparing for the Spring Concert. In addition, we are giving comprehensive growth in musical knowledge/education/good manners/polite behavior/following instructions, to prepare our students for the different roles in their future and thus manage our world responsibly. We have all the tools and musical instruments/teaching materials to train students who are artistically capable of playing a socially perceptive and active role in the community. We have posted signs in our music room showing signs of good behavior and following the rules within the music room.
Kindergarten has been building giant trains of base 10 blocks in the room. They then break the trains into smaller trains to 100 by skipping counting by 10s. We have went as high as 460 block trains in the room! Our class loves counting to big numbers.
NOTICE: This morning the school experienced low water pressure issues throughout all buildings. The issue was quickly resolved and the school's water systems are now functioning normally.
We are hiring! Immediate needs are HS baseball coaches and substitute teachers. Please apply online at https://cotopaxire3.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx
5th grade is investigating the Earth/Moon dynamic and how the Moon appears to cycle through phases each month with a fun Oreo cookie Moon phase project.