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Board Highlights November 28, 2022

Sargent Aviation Club

Members of the Sargent Aviation Club gave a snapshot of what they have been learning over the past year. They spoke about their field trips to the Pueblo Aviation Museum and the Colorado Springs Air Show. They also meet at the airport every weekend and have the opportunity to fly with Mr. Sarason.


The board approved the employment for Kathy Chisholm, Substitute Teacher, and Extra Duty Pay Agreements for T.J Peterson, High School Head Boys Basketball Coach, Sheldon Rockey, High School Assistant Boys Basketball Coach, Andy Diaz, Junior High Boys Assistant Boy Basketball Coach, and Jake Pargin, Junior High Girls Assistant Basketball Coach.

Letter of Resignation

Board approval was given for the resignation letter from Alexis Wingert, Junior High English Teacher.

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Other Items

The financial reports for October, minutes of the two previous meetings, and four requisitions were approved.

  • Capital AE- $5,000.00 for staff augmentation and on-call support for facility management and operations consulting for the HVAC
  • MechOne- $25,000.00 for heating system checks and repairs
  • Trinidad State Junior College- $20,335.20 for Fall Concurrent Enrollment
  • PEBC- $15,400.00 for 7 days professional development math coaching

Next Meeting

The board will hold a work session December 14th at 2:00 pm with the regular meeting to follow in the high school library. If you would like to sign up for community input please email prior to the meeting.

Junior Class-Christmas Community Dinner

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Good News!

  • Reagan Curtis, Amelia Ford, and Josiah Yocom were all appointed as FBLA District Officers and will be coordinating a workshop at the district Leadership Conference in February.
  • Bailey Asbell is being recognized for her photo and essay on water. She was selected as one of the top 40 submissions for the 2022 Student Water Student Showcase. As a top entrant she will receive a gift certificate donated by Colorado Parks and Wildlife as well as an invitation to meet state legislators and water sector leaders at a Meet and Greet event at the State Capitol building in January. In addition, she will get the opportunity for her artwork to be showcased online at and in a physical location!
  • Kaelyn Deacon has achieved honorable mention in the CASB art contest. She was also given the opportunity to have lunch at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs to receive recognition for he sculpture.
  • Starting in January, Ms. Floriani will be helping facilitate weekly group sessions for parent of gifted children.
  • Westen Burkhart was named this years Southern Peaks Cross Country Runner of the Year. He will also be competing at the Junior Olympics in Texas.
  • Megan Peterson was named to the 2nd team all-conference volleyball team and Stephanie Johnson was placed on the honorable mention all-conference volleyball team.
  • Jaycian Sierra earned 2nd team defense for the All Valley Team and Wyatt Cross earned 1st team defense for the All Valley Team.

SENG Model Parent Group Information

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Sargent Elementary November Students of the Month

Front row: JJ Evig, Ava Banderas, Tytan Lowder, Chase Hahn

Middle row: Kinsley Price, Connor George, Camrey Barlow, Cooper Reynolds

Back row: Emily Capron, Aubree Banderas, Micah Stephens, Slater Ensz

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Elementary Student Council

The Elementary Student Council is once again organizing a food and toy drive and will donating to our local Monte Vista Food Bank.

We will be collecting items beginning on Monday, December 5th-Tuesday, December 20th. We'll have boxes in front of each classroom to collect items. The grade level that collects the most items will earn a reward. (TBA). We can accept any non-perishable food items.

Our school goal (K-6) is to collect 500 items for donation.

Christmas Grams

Sargent Elementary Student Council

Christmas Grams

$1.00 each or 6 for $5.00

Who: Student Council is selling Christmas Grams!

What: Candy Canes with personal message attached.

Where: Delivery to preschool, Elementary, JH, & HS!

When: Sales: 12/1/22-12/15/22. Delivery: 12/22/22

Why: To earn money for STUCO...

and of course to spread Christmas Cheer!

Student council Members will be selling to students, each morning! Students can fill out their own card. Parents...if you'd like to make a purchase...please feel free to fil out the cards attached, or make a list with the information and we'll fill it out for you! Please include first and last names, as well as the grade level/classroom teacher of the receiving student!

If you have any questions, please contact a STUCO member or Mrs. Durre.

Secondary Student of the Month for November

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Mitchell Plane, Bailey Asbell, Jessica Buser, Crystal Loman, Kandace Pargin, and Kaylee Voss

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Ashlyn Rockey 2022-2023 Colorado State FFA Secretary

Ashlyn was elected to be the 2022-2023 Colorado State FFA Secretary. She was elected by peers after three days of intense interviews.
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