--Peek at Our Week--Break & Nov 29

Paonia K-8 School

Paonia K-8 School Info

View our parents' page on facebook, stop by the school, give us a call, visit our website or send us an email. We love to hear from you!

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No School November 22-November 26

Forms Available in the Office

  • North Fork Tumblers (only one-week after school event Nov 30, Dec 1, Dec 2)
  • Good News Club (Mondays after school)
  • Peewee Basketball (3rd-6th Forms due ASAP, Kinder-2nd Forms due November 30)
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1st Grade Family Feathers

4th-8th Grade at the Opera

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Thanksgiving Feast

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Join your child ANYTIME for breakfast or lunch!

Lunch Times:

Kinder-3rd Grade 11:10-11:30

4th-5th Grade 11:50-12:10

6th-8th Grade 11:30-11:50

We feed a lot of kids, so it helps you can give us a heads up so we can make sure to make enough. If you can't, still feel free to come in!. We loved having families and friends in attendance during the Thanksgiving Feast!

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PK8 Canned Food Drive

Total: 779

Grade Level Totals:

8th: 24

1st: 28

6th: 36

7th: 58

3rd: 60

2nd: 67

K: 100

5th: 115

4th: 278

4th grade will receive a root beer float party!

Music Links for the PK8 Winter Performance

The PK8 Winter Program Performance will be on Tuesday, December 14 at 6:00pm.

Here are the songs for your kids to also practice at home!

K-5 all together song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZSTAGqUUzM

K-2 Song with Mr Bryant: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wPHxPIaVwzI

3rd Grade Song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JulmdyYpDxc

4th Grade Song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMEMVaiQsI4

5th Grade Song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K8IdxQAvdtA

Candy Donations for Gingerbread House Kits Fundraiser

Families--We need your help to make the gingerbread house activity a success. If you could bring one of the items by your last name to the school no later than Wednesday, December 1st we would greatly appreciate it.

A-G: graham crackers, gum drops, marshmallows, peppermint candy

H-P: animal crackers, small pretzels, chex cereal, fruit loops, captain crunch cereal (berry kind)

Q-Z: red vines, dotz, m & m's, Hershey bars, candy canes, kit Kats

Thank you,

Your Paonia Parents Organization (PPO)

Message From the Paonia Police Department

Parents, Teachers, and Students.

The school zones have been extended from the 400 Block of Grand Avenue all the way to the K8 school. 4th and 5th streets school zones will remain the same. As you are driving, please be aware of the speed change from the 400 Block of Grand Avenue up to the 700 Block of Grand Avenue, or to the bridge. The new speed limit is 15mph in these areas. The time of the school zones are 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. but the speed still, remains the same, in these areas.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Sergeant Lorin Winnett at the Paonia Police Department to clarify any misunderstandings regarding the school zones.

Thank you,

Sergeant Lorin Winnett

Paonia Police Department


Free COVID Test Kits

CDPHE is providing free over-the-counter COVID tests for parents and guardians to administer to school-aged children at home. The following informational site shares about the optional free Binax rapid testing program.


Bus Drivers Needed!

The school district is looking for bus drivers for the Paonia, Hotchkiss, and Crawford areas. Please visit deltaschools.com or call 872-3590 if you are interested.

Breakfast & Lunch at School

Breakfast Menu

Lunch Menu

Free/Reduced Lunch Application (This information is confidential and not accessible by any PK8 school staff.)


Amelia Baldwin, Principal