September 2020

Sargent Elementary School

"Digging Deep with Excellence, Unity, and Pride"

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Sargent School District Re-Opening Plan

Upcoming Elementary Events

(Subject to Change)

Back to School Night- September 9th 6:00 P.M. Student Homeroom

PTO Meeting- September 8th 2:30 P.M.

DAC Meeting- September 8th 6:00 P.M.

Fall Picture Day- September 14th

Fall P/T Conferences October 19th/20th

1st Semester Project Showcase- November 3rd 6:00 P.M.

Veteran's Day Program- November 11th 6:30 HS Gym (Tentative)

Christmas Program- December 15th

Father/Daughter Dance- February 11th 6:30-8:30 Elementary Gym

2nd Semester Project Showcase- March 30th 6:00 P.M.

Back to School Night- September 9th

Last Name A-K

Last Name L-Z

5th/6th Grade
Elementary Gym

We ask that one parent per child attends. Please report to your child's homeroom teacher.

Swimming Lesson Dates for 2020-2021- Sand Dunes Swimming Pool at Hooper

Grades 3rd-6th
October 5th, 6th, 7th, & 12th

Grades K-2nd
April 12th, 13th, 14th & 19th

Student Fees

2020/2021 Elementary Student Fees




Swim Program


Pool contracts costs, transportation costs



Smart Board, IPad, and laptop repairs



Field Trips, special guests/speakers, class celebration, etc.

Total: $80.00

· Student fees that are paid in full on registration day will receive a 10% discount. ($72)


· 50% of student fees can be paid before or during the week of August 19th and the other 50% of student fees can be paid before or during the week of January 5th. However, not paying in full will mean that you will have to pay the full $80 without a discount.

*If your primary student did not swim last spring, that payment will roll over to this year. Meaning you can deduct swimming from fees this year.


Please see the attached 20-21 academic calendar below.
Please note there are two Friday's this year. Sept 11th and Oct. 16th.

Online Option

If you wish for your child to enroll in our online option, please e-mail:
Joni Hemmering for more information.

Our teacher contact is Trish Rue-
Trish will help you get all set up with the program and a computer.

Please let us know by the end of the day on Wednesday, August 12th, if you prefer the online option.


August 18, 2020

Sargent Elementary looks forward to providing students with an educational online opportunity. The district has purchased a standards based online curriculum. Acellus will be the platform your child will access to receive instruction. All the courses will be located in one website.

You can view Acellus at and view blog posts at

Sargent Elementary will offer an orientation and computer pickup on campus. We will ask an adult and the student to attend the orientation. The session will last for 30 minutes and will be available in three different sessions. The session will be a hands on session. You and your student will log in to the students Acellus portal and ask general questions.

Trish Rue has will email the session orientation dates and times by Thursday 8/18 and you can select the best option for your schedule.

If you have any questions, please email or

Supply Lists

Be Safe, Buckle Up!

Please remember to have your children buckled properly at all times. Make sure to use car seats, booster seats and always have children use the chest strap. Please see the sheet below for more specific information.
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Sargent Elementary Student’s of the Quarter (2nd Quarter)

First Row:Grayson Coulson, Lane Mattive, Rylie Harmon, Taci Paskett, Kylie Krattli, Kenley Mitchell, Olivia Rhoton, Autumn West, and Brooke Hemmerling.

Top Row: Cadyn Wright, Addison Roepke, Payton Chong, Sylvia Daugherty, Kandace Pargin, Bryson Paluson, Brayden Norris, Darius Garcia, and Judah Stephens.

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Elementary Science Fair Placers

Parker Mitchell

Best Overall

Paper Award

1st place - Elementary Physics

Madeline Mitchell -

Honorable Mention - Paper Award

1st Place - Elementary Environmental Sciences

Cold Water Resources Award

Wildlife and Natural Resources Conservation Award

Colorado Rio Grande Restoration Award

Costilla Soil and Water Conservation District Award

Durae Naranjo

Honorable mention - Oral Presentation

2nd Place - Zoology

Jason Romero Memorial Award

SLV Veterinary Association Award

Addison Roepke

Honorable Mention - Display Award

1st Place - Middle School Environmental Sciences

Colorado Rio Grande Restoration Award

Soil and Water Conservation Society of America Award

Center Soil and Water Conservation District Award

Office of Naval Research Award

Kyra Griffin

1st Place - Display Award

3rd Place - Middle School Chemistry

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Staffing for 2019-2020

Kindergarten- Jen Kimberling, Nicole Rockey & Barb Davis (support)
1st Grade-Nancy Duran
2nd Grade- Devi Jardon & Angela Maestas
3rd Grade- Jamie Behil
4th Grade- Kendra Durre & Terri Phillips
5th Grade- LaVonda Castillo & Katie Brown
6th Grade- Terry VanBibber & Kari Christoferson
Special Education K-12- Kadi Wright
Interventionist- Kristin Stambaugh
Art/Gifted Programming- Nina Carbutt
Technology & AR coordinator- A
Music- Heather Hefner
Physical Eduaction- Jamie Glenn
Librarian- Diana Rice
School Counselor- Marcus Ortiz

Secretary- Michelle Burkhart
Principal- Joni Hemmerling

Student Handbook

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Watch D.O.G.S

We invite Dads, Uncles, grandfathers, any positive male role models into our school to help assist teachers and provide an extra level of security. Please contact Mrs. Hemmerling to schedule a day and we will give you an official Watch D.O.G.S t-shirt to wear.

Breakfast and Lunch Menu

State Assessment and Opt Out Information