Werner Weekly-Summer Edition

May 26, 2022

Coming Up

Stay up-to-date with the Werner School Calendar
  • August 15: Meet the Teacher and Supply Drop-Off @ 3-4 pm
  • August 16: First Day of School (Kindergarten on staggered start)
  • August 19: New Family Orientation and PTA Meet/Greet @ 9:00 am, Flex Room
  • August 30: 5th grade Orientation Meeting, 5:30-7:00 pm, Gym
  • Sept. 23: Fall Fun Festival, 4:00-6:30 pm
  • Sept. 24: Werner Jazz Cat Choir @ Colorado Rockies Game (more details in Sept.)

NEWS FROM WERNER

Summer Office Hours

Our office will be open from 9-3 pm daily from May 26-June 2. We will open up back again on July 18. Our staff will check phone messages throughout the summer, but there will be a delay in getting back to you.

Fueling up Kids with Free Summer Meals!

Summer vacation is right around the corner. Even though kids may not be in class, they can still power their minds and bodies with a nutritious meal. Poudre School District Child Nutrition is feeding kids this summer…for free! Any child, age 18 or younger, in Larimer County can receive free meals this summer from May 31 – July 29. There will be no meal service on July 4th.


Meals will be provided to all children at no charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination during the meal service. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

· Linton Elementary 4100 Caribou Dr. 80525 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

· Putnam Elementary 1400 Maple St. 80521 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

2022-2023 Werner School Year Information

Plans for the upcoming year are coming together. Below are key points of information for you now. You can stay up to date on our website.

22-23 Back-to-School Information

22-23 Werner Staff

PSD Calendar

Werner Supply List

Bus requests now open for 2022-23

PSD aims to transport as many students as possible to and from school. To ensure that families needing transportation receive this service, riders must now apply for busing each year, even if they’ve had busing before. Families may submit a PSD bus request for the 2022-23 school year here.

Questions? See Transportation FAQs or email busrequest@psdschools.org

School Supplies-ORDER NOW!

We are pleased to offer an easy and convenient way to order next year's school supplies that will be delivered directly to Werner before school starts. You can save money and time with this service! Please go to the EPI School Supply site and enter the code WER013 to choose your supplies. The deadline for ordering has now been extended to June 26! Both of these will also be on the Werner website. If you have any questions, please reach out to our Office Manager, Traci Henninger, at thenninger@psdschools.org.

Looking for Summer Resources?

If you are looking for any summer resources to engage your student(s) with some academic work, check out the workbooks and learning kits on the Summer Learning page, available at Knowledge Bound in Windsor.

NEWS FROM PSD

Ensuring Family Success during the Summer 2022

Here’s where to look

Dear PSD Families:

This school year has been another unique one and we are so proud of your continued flexibility and ability to adapt. Summer is the perfect time to keep kids motivated and to take care of your own needs.

Looking for activities around Fort Collins:

Library Cards

https://www.poudrelibraries.org/

Once you have a Library Card, use the Flash Your Card program to get discounts around town

https://read.poudrelibraries.org/books/discounts.cfm?sort=category

With your Library Card you may check out the Curiosity Pass to get admission to these Curiosity Pass Partners

https://www.poudrelibraries.org/things/curiosity

City of Fort Collins Recreation Cards

https://www.fcgov.com/recreation/reducedfeeprogram

With your RecPass you have access to these City of Fort Collins facilities

https://www.fcgov.com/recreation/facilities

Once you have your RecPass, sign up for one of these many programs

https://www.fcgov.com/recreation/programs.php

Looking for a new job:

PSD is hiring! Bus Drivers and Child Nutrition employees are especially needed

https://www.psdschools.org/careers

Community help through the Library CareerCruising portal

https://read.poudrelibraries.org/careers/

Larimer County Workforce Center

https://www.larimer.org/ewd

Serve 6.8 Talent

https://serve68.org/talents/

Looking for food:

Fort Collins Fresh Food Share Pantry • 1301 Blue Spruce Drive • Fort Collins

Fort Collins Fresh Food Share is one of the Food Bank’s two fresh food pantries. Clients can choose from a variety of fresh foods, including fruits, vegetables, milk, cheese, bread and yogurt. Through Food Share, guests can also receive government commodities through the Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP). Eligible seniors can also pick up senior boxes through the Commodities Supplemental Food Program (CSFP). Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday • 10 am – 3 pm. Wednesdays 12 pm – 3 pm

Poudre High School Mobile Pantry • 201 S. Impala Dr. • Fort Collins

During the COVID-19 crisis, the Food Bank is hosting pop-up mobile food pantries throughout Larimer County. Anyone in need of food is welcome to attend. The pantries are “drive-through” where clients can receive a variety of pre-selected food items. Spanish translation will be available.

1st & 3rd Thursday of every month. 5 pm – 6:30 pm

Foothills Unitarian Church Mobile Pantry • 1815 Yorktown Ave. • Fort Collins

2nd & 4th Sunday of every month 1:00 – 3:30 pm Please bring a photo ID to register.

Family Medicine Center Pantry • 1025 Pennock Place, Suite 109 • Fort Collins

The Food Bank for Larimer County has partnered with UCHealth and the Family Medicine Center to provide a fresh food pantry at their clinic in Fort Collins. The pantry is open to all (patients & non-patients) and provides a variety of food, including fresh fruits and vegetables, eggs, milk, cheese, bread and Noosa Yoghurt.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 9 am – 3 pm • Thursday 12 – 5 pm

• Shop up to two times each week

• Patients & non-patients are welcome

Vindeket Food Pantry • 1317 Webster Ave. • Fort Collins

Vindeket is a group of local people providing food to families of Fort Collins. They provide a variety of different items: yogurt, milk, eggs, cheese as well as bakery products and shelf stable food items.

Sundays 12:00 – 3:00 • Tuesdays 2:00 – 7:00 • Thursdays 11:00 - 1:00

Loveland Fresh Food Share Pantry • 2600 N. Lincoln Avenue • Loveland

Loveland Fresh Food Share is the Food Bank of Larimer County’s other full service fresh food pantry. Clients can choose from a variety of fresh foods, including fruits, vegetables, milk, cheese, bread and yogurt. Through Food Share, guests can also receive government commodities through the Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP). Eligible seniors can also pick up senior boxes through the Commodities Supplemental Food Program (CSFP). Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday 10 am -3 pm • Wednesdays 12-3 pm

Wellington Food Pantry • 2600 N. Lincoln Avenue • Loveland

Provides food bank resources and services to the Wellington Community. 1st and 3rd Thursdays of every month, 3-4:30 pm. Check the Wellington Food Pantry facebook page for locations.

North 40 Food Pantry

23947 W. County Rd 74e • Red Feather Lakes

284 W. County Rd 74e • Livermore

North 40 is a group of volunteers and local agencies that provide food to families of the mountain communities of Red Feather Lakes and Livermore. Fridays from 10 am – 12 pm (both locations)

Looking for housing and additional help:

Catholic Charities: Samaritan House ~ 970-484-5010 460 Linden Center Drive

24/7 facility with emergency shelter and extended stay. All guests are provided with three meals per day, access to laundry and showers, and fresh linens. Case management is provided for extended stay participants.

Family Housing Network ~ 970-484-3342 1606 South Lemay Ave., Suite 103 Multi-agency resource center, one-stop shop services. Families in shelter program housed in local faith communities. Day shelter is also available.

Neighbor to Neighbor ~ 970-484-7498 1550 Blue Spruce Drive www.n2n.org Homelessness prevention, first month’s rent assistance, and other affordable housing options.

Looking for healthcare or mental health help:

Student Health Centers ~ 970-488-4950 ~ https://hwcenter.org/

PSD students have access to comprehensive pediatric and adolescent medical and mental health services at two locations: Lincoln Middle School or Centennial High School.

Colorado’s Warmline-Mental Health

English: https://coloradocrisisservices.org/

Spanish: http://coloradocrisisservices.org/es/

CAYAC (Health District of Larimer County)

https://www.healthdistrict.org/cayac

SummitStone Health Partners:

24/7 Crisis Services ~ 970-494-4200 Mental health crisis center

Salud Family Health Centers ~ 970-484-0999 Primary care and dental

Family Medicine Center ~ 970-495-8800 Primary care

PSD Now Newsletter

One of many ways information is shared is through the PSD Now community newsletter, which features timely information about the latest happenings in the district. This is emailed to families and interested community members about every other Thursday.


Here is the most recent newsletter of PSD Now. For archived newsletters and information about how to sign up, go to: https://www.psdschools.org/department/communications.

FREE & REDUCED MEAL PROGRAM

It’s not too late to apply for the Free & Reduced Meal Program for this school year. By doing so your student’s approval to the program carries over for the first 30 days of next school year. Also, there are advantages to being on this program with discounts given throughout our community for student summer programs. Check out fcgov.com/reducedfee website for more information. The before and after school program, AlphaBest, also gives a 15% discount. Apply on-line at www.myschoolapps.com. Please note that August 1, 2022 is the first day you can apply on line for the 2022-2023 school year. Families do have to apply each school year unless they receive a letter stating otherwise.

NEWS FROM THE COMMUNITY

Camp Invention STEM Program

Hi there alumni parents! If you haven’t already, make sure you sign your child up for the annual Camp Invention STEM program at McGraw Elementary, HERE! The program is for kids entering K-6th. If your child has aged out, there may be opportunity for a leadership role. Use promo code EXPLORE15 to save $15! Please let us know if you need other assistance – thanks! 😊

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