Weekly Update

April 29, 2021

Finish Strong Rams!

As we head into our final three weeks of school we want to encourage you as students and parents to partner with us in finishing the 2020-21 school year STRONG! This school year has come with many challenges and obstacles but we have worked to solve and overcome them together. Let's continue to work together to make these final weeks the best.

Highlighted Events

Parents, we want to draw your attention to some upcoming academic award events and encourage you to check your emails frequently for important messages from your student's principal and the school. We do have several events scheduled during these final weeks, so please check the school calendar and website, as times and dates can change with short notice.

Upcoming Academic Awards Events - Families are welcome to attend!

Thursday, May 13, 2021

7:00am - 3rd-5th Grade Academic Breakfast - Students with straight A's for 2 or 3 quarters will be invited. Next week, look for an emailed invitation from Mrs. Anderson.

11:30am - High School Academic Awards

1:30pm - Kindergarten-2nd Grade Academic Awards

2:30pm - 3rd-5th Grade Academic Awards

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

6:00pm - 6th-8th Grade Academic Awards/8th Grade Continuation

Senior Spotlights 2021

H.S. League Band

On Monday, the Akron School was the host of this year's LPAA League Band event. That evening a concert was held with the students from around the league.
We are proud of Ms. Lowry and our music students. Great job!

Arbor Day Celebration

We are celebrating Arbor Day! Elementary students planted a tree and had a great science lesson today (April 29th) with Dolly Gonzales and Kristi Roseberry from the NRCS Office

Akron FFA Barnyard

Our Akron FFA students held their annual FFA Barnyard event today (April 29th).


Congratulations to our Akron Drama students and their teachers Linda Campbell and Rick Kraich for putting on a wonderful play Tuesday night.
Great job!

Akron Prom

The Akron Prom was held last Saturday at the Washington County Event Center.

Prom Royalty (L to R): Sierra Brown, Princess; Landrie Reese, Queen; Robert Walker, King; and Ty Lucero, Prince.

Prom Attendants: Payke Livesay and Macey Benish

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Poetry Cafe

4th grade students shared their poems during a poetry cafe held in Mrs. Chapman's room on Thursday afternoon (April 29th).

1st Grade Field Trip

Last Thursday our 1st graders took a field trip to Wray to the Fish Hatchery, had lunch at the Rainbow Park in Wray, and then visited Mr. Bledsoe's home to learn about fossils and dinosaurs.

LEGO Engineering Summer Camp

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Akron Child Find

This event has been rescheduled for Friday, May 7th.

Who: Preschool-Aged Children 3 yrs. by January 2022

What: Free

-Developmental Screening

-Social/Emotional Screening

-Vision/Hearing Screening

When: Friday, May 7th 2021 - 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Where: Akron School Cafeteria, 600 Elm Ave., Akron, CO

How: Appointments have been kept from the original date. If you haven't scheduled an appointment you can by calling 970-345-2266.

Healthy Practices

1. Be thankful

2. Choose faith over fear

3. Replace "Have to" with "Get to"

4. Encourage others

5. Show up and do the work

6. Be the change you wish to see

Word of the Week - May 3rd - 9th


Counter word-Wastefulness

Finding practical uses for that which others would overlook or discard

I will…

Reuse what I can.

Not waste food.

Repair what is broken.

Give away or sell what I do not use.

Akron School Cafe

Monday, May 3rd

Breakfast - Breakfast Round, Milk, and Juice

Lunch- Chicken Alfredo, Broccoli, Fruit and Salad Bar

Tuesday, May 4th

Breakfast - Pancakes, Milk, and Juice

Lunch - Nachos, Refried Beans, Sour Cream, Salsa, Fruit and Salad Bar

Wednesday, May 5th

Breakfast- Frudel Pastry, Milk, and Juice

Lunch- Italian Dunkers, Green Beans, Fruit, and Salad Bar

Thursday, May 6th

Breakfast- Bagel, Cream Cheese, Milk, and Juice

Lunch- WoW Butter Sandwich, French Fries, Fruit, and Salad Bar

School Activities

Saturday, May 1st

9:30 am JH Track at Brush (Leave 7:15 am)

Monday, May 3rd

9 am HS Girls Golf at Brush (Leave at 7:30 am)

12:15 pm FBLA EOY Recruitment Lunch

6 pm Elementary Spring Music Program

Tuesday, May 4th

7:15 am FFA Officer Meeting

8 am NWEA Testing 6-8

9 am HS Track at Yuma (Leave at 7:20 am)

10 am HS Girls Golf at Akron

3 pm HS Baseball vs Yuma (Dismiss at 2:30 pm)

4 pm Elementary Staff Meeting

Wednesday, May 5th

7:45 am FCCLA Field Trip – Boondocks

12:15 pm FFA Meeting

Thursday, May 6th

11:45 am Teen Mental & 1st Aid

5 pm FFA Member Sale and Banquet at the Event Center

Friday, May 7th

9 am League JH Track in Wiggins (Leave at 7 am)

9 am NE Colo Child Find Screenings in the Fieldhouse

Saturday, May 8th

10 am HS Baseball at Holyoke (Leave at 7am)

Events and times are subject to change. Please check the district calendar on our website for any possible changes.