Good News

Widefield School District 3 - November 16, 2015

American Education Week - THANK YOU!! (enjoy the cookies) #AEW2015

Geography Bee

The 2015 District Geography Bee for junior high students took place on November 12 at Mesa Ridge high school. Three junior high schools battled it out to win the prestigious plaque that hangs proudly in the winning building's hallway.

2015 Science Fair

Congratulations to Venetucci fifth grader Danaya Kinnard for winning "Best In Show" at the District Science Fair. Danaya's science project examined whether or not muddy water could be cleaned by a filtration system.
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Reading Plus Go Blue Contest

Janitell junior high students in Kirstin Fish's Reading Plus classes participated in a national program in October and November, and won first place in the Reading Plus Go Blue Contest! At least 80% of the class needed to have completed 80% or more of their lessons during the contest. Ms. Fish's classes finished with 92% and 95% participation. Her students won the Grand Prize of a $100 Amazon gift card to be used for the purchase of reading materials.

Holiday Tree Lighting

Tuesday, Dec. 1st, 5:30pm

705 Aspen Drive

Colorado Springs, CO

Holiday Toy Drive

The Positive Action Team (PAT) is hosting its second annual District Holiday Toy Drive on Thursday December 17. Members of PAT will stop at every school in the district to collect toys and drop them off at the Security Fire Department. The toys are then distributed to families in the Widefield community.

CyberPatriot

The CyberPatriot teams at both high schools competed in their first round this weekend. The teams are put into an IT role and given a vulnerable operating system they have to defend. Teams receive points for finding each vulnerability within the online system. Both teams did well on round one and will compete in round two on December 5.
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