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Widefield School District 3 ~ January 29, 2016

National School Counseling Week ~ Feb. 1-5

Let's show appreciation for our school counselors by participating in National School Counseling Week. The theme is "School Counseling: The Recipe for Success." Below you will see ideas on how to give your school counselor a shout out. Feel free to snap a pic and send it to me and I'll be sure to post on our district Twitter and Facebook. I'll also be around the schools to get a few of my own pictures. THANK YOU counselors for helping our students achieve success!

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Chess Tournament ~ Junior High

Chess Tournament ~ Elementary

Chili Cook Off LAST CALL!!

Friday, Feb. 5th, 6pm

615 Widefield Drive

Colorado Springs, CO

  • Come challenge other district staff, faculty, and spouses to a tasty dual of spices.
  • The cook off will take place during the boys and girls varsity basketball games WHS vs. MRHS.
  • Deadline to sign up is Feb. 2.
  • For more information contact Rex Sickmiller or Andrea Steckler at ext. 3170.

The Pillowcase Project

Fourth grade students at French Elementary participated in the Red Cross Pillowcase Project to learn about personal and family preparedness, local hazards, and basic coping skills. If you'd like your class to participate, contact:

Dana Goldsmith | Prepare Colorado Program Development Specialist

American Red Cross

Colorado & Wyoming Region

(719) 785-2721 (o) (719) 650-2562 (c) |

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Widefield Of Dreams ~ GraiShawn Landry

GraiShawn Landry is a name you should get to know because this young lady will no doubt make it big in life. She is an enthusiastic 8th grader at Watson Junior High with a strong passion for making a difference in the lives of our youth. Besides her involvement in National Junior Honor Society, wrestling, choir, and advanced placement classes, GraiShawn is a true, born leader. She is constantly coming up with ways to help other students, improve community involvement, and show everyone to be grateful for what they have in life. It’s no surprise she has big dreams when she grows up. GraiShawn wants to attend Stanford University or the Air Force Academy and become a musician, motivational speaker, engineer and politician. With her dedication and determination, she will succeed.

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Cops vs Kids

Thursday, March 31st, 6pm

615 Widefield Drive

Colorado Springs, CO

Widefield High School & El Paso County Sheriff's Office are hosting a "Cops vs. Kids" charity basketball game. Raffle tickets will be available at the game $2 a piece or 15 for $20. Proceeds benefit WHS and the 2016 L.E.E.P.A.A.C. Conference Fundraiser. Flyers will be posted soon, mark your calendars!