Announcements

  • 9/28 - 10/5 Student Enrollment Count Period

    The official count day is October 5. Please make sure your child attends during this time, unless she or he is ill (fever over 100 or vomited twice, for example).  We are funded for those children in attendance at school during this period. If for any reason your student(s) will be absent, please call the 24 hour attendance line at 303-734-5780 or send an e-mail to sandburgattendance@gmail.com

  • 9/30 - Run Day for Run 4 Fund$

    Thank you for your support of the 2016 Run4Fund$ It is our largest fundraiser of the year and helps the PTO provide direct educational resources to Sandburg.  If you haven’t already, mark your calendar for the 2016 Sandburg Run4Funds on September 30! This fun and exciting event is one that every student participates in, and that generates important funds for our school. Additional details, including a schedule for the day and volunteer opportunities, will be coming soon, but for now we wanted to share this upcoming dates: Thursday, September 15: Student Assembly (this marks the kick-off leading up to the big event!) Wednesday, September 30: Run4Funds event Friday, October 7: Run 4 Fund$ pledges due Friday, October 14: Prizes are distributed to students based on the funds they each raise Start Collecting Those Run4Fund$ Pledges! Your child brought home their Run4Fund$ pledge form in their Friday folder on September 16th. We know they are excited to find sponsors after Thursday's assembly! Grandparents, aunts and uncles, neighbors and of course, parents are great people to ask to sponsor them for the run.  Friends and family can also sign up to give online! Just visit https://run4fundscolorado.com/sandburg/ to donate a flat amount or to pledge a per-lap amount. We will be offering fun prizes to kiddos who earn certain amounts, classes can win special activities and every contribution will benefit our amazing school! Also, you can use matching funds toward your total raised for the run. Email us at sandburgpto@gmail.com for details. Volunteers needed for the 2016 Sandburg Run4Fund$ Support our students at the 2016 Sandburg Run4Fund$! This annual event is a positive and fun experience that the kids look forward to every year, and it's one of our biggest school fundraisers. This year's run will take place the morning of September 30 at Sandburg, and we need volunteers to help make it a success! Sign up to mark laps, pin on lap cards, and cheer on our students as they have a great time running with their friends and classmates. Kindergartners and 1st graders will run 9:20am to 10:10am, 2nd and 4th graders will run 10:10am to 11:00am, and 3rd and 5th graders will run 11:00am to 11:50am. Please click here to sign up to volunteer, or email sandburgpto@gmail.com with any questions.    

  • 9/30 @ 1:03 p.m. - Early Dismissal

    This is the first of four early release days for Elementary schools in LPS.  The focus at Sandburg on these days will remain on academics. KED, K+ & 1st  thru 5th dismissal is at 1:03 p.m.  (1/2 day kindergarten still dismisses at 11:50 a.m.) 

  • 10/1 - 10/31 - Red Apple Recycling Drive

    October Red Apple School House Recycling Drive  The month of October is another drive!! Save up your recyclables to put in the Red Apple School House - click here for more information! During our drive last spring we collected 4,512 pounds of clothes, shoes, belts, purses, household textiles (think sheets, towels, rugs, curtains/draperies) and received a check in the amount of $451.20, equivalent to $.10 per pound.  

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District Announcements

  • Littleton Council for Educator Effectiveness (LCEE) is accepting members this fall

    LCEE is a committee that is mandated by the state of Colorado and provides input regarding the fairness, effectiveness, credibility and professional quality of the licensed personnel performance evaluation system and its processes and procedures.  If you are interested in being a member of LCCE and contributing your ideas and input, please preview our web page and apply today.

  • LPS moves to i-Ready Assessment in reading and mathematics for elementary students

    This fall, all students in grades Kindergarten through fifth will take the i-Ready diagnostic assessment in reading and mathematics. i-Ready is an online program that will help assess each student’s individual needs and monitor their progress throughout the school year. The assessment provider, Curriculum Associates, follows the highest level of student data privacy standards and are signators of the Student Data Privacy Pledge. The i-Ready assessments are closely aligned to the Colorado Academic Standards and provide teachers detailed information in the various domains of literacy and numeracy. The i-Ready results will become another piece of data that is reviewed along with classroom work, teacher observations and other achievement information in order to make the best instructional decisions possible for each student. Littleton Public Schools teachers and administrators are excited for this new level of information that the i-Ready assessments will provide. More information about i-Ready

  • DAC Membership for 2016-2017 School Year Is Open

    The District Accountability Committee (DAC) needs members to fill at-large seats for a two-year term, beginning this fall.  The DAC has some responsibilities mandated by Colorado statute and advises the Board of Education on various topics. Members regularly receive information about district programs and activities and serve as a communication link with schools and the community.  Interested applicants may download the application from the DAC page on the district website or contact Kerry Schaper, 303 347-3396 or kschaper@lps.k12.co.us, for more information.

  • ETAC Membership for 2016-2017 School Year is Open

    If you are interested in technology and would like to contribute ideas to technology initiatives in LPS, please apply to ETAC (Educational Technology Advisory Committee) today!  (For an explanation of the membership categories, please see the ETAC Membership section on the district website.    Ideas that have helped LPS become recognized as one of the most technologically advanced districts in America began with ETAC!   The ETAC committee meets on the first Wednesday of each month for two hours (6:00 - 8:00 PM) to provide vital advice on district technology. You do not need to be a technology expert to join the ETAC...you just need an interest in what technology can do for student learning.   If you have questions contact Gail Schillinger at 303-347-3350   *SPECIAL NOTE* This committee only meets 8 times throughout the school year.  Members are asked not to miss more than 2 meetings. 

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