May 13, 2022

Thank you for the Teacher Appreciation Goodies Yuma Businesses

A big Thank You shout out to FarmHouse Market, LuElla’s, Bauke Funeral Home and Bank of Colorado in Yuma for the yummy treats they provided to the teachers and staff during the In-Service last Friday.

Free Sports Physicals given by Yuma Clinic

Students athletes are required to have a cleared physical on file at the school to participate in middle school and high school sports each year. Free sports physicals will be given by the Yuma Clinic on Tuesday, May 17 at the school.

Students must have paperwork filled out and signed by parent before physicals will be given.

5th Grade Parents

Don't forget to attend the incoming 6th grade orientation on 5/19 at 5:30 pm. The orientation will take place in the cafetorium. We will be discussing the expectations of middle school as well as pre-registering your student for his/her classes for next year. Please have your student bring his/her Chromebook to be able to access Alma to pre-register.

See you Thursday, May, 19!

Kindergarten Visits the Zoo

On Thursday, the Kindergarten classes took a field trip to the Denver Zoo.

CPP Board

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We are grateful for these volunteers who serve our school district as members of the Colorado Preschool Program Advisory Committee. Mrs. Blake, Preschool Director, facilitates monthly meetings where valuable feedback is received from this committee.

Class of 2022 Honored at Alumni Banquet

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Akron Senior Class and Staff Members recognized at the Alumni Banquet held last Saturday

We had a great turnout for the alumni banquet. A nice dinner was prepared by Mustache Enterprises. The evening included recognizing the alumni in attendance, the senior class, and special awards.

Alumni Scholarship Winners: Janessa Shook, Quincy Basler, and David McCaffrey.

Honorary Alumni of the Class of 2022: Jason Collins and Tony McCaffrey

Honorary Alumni Akron School Staff Retiree: Mona Merrill.

A big thank you goes out to Jenn Koch who served as a the alumni president this year and put in a tremendous amount work in organizing this years banquet. Thank you also to the other alumni board members, those who played and supported the alumni golf tournament, and the class of 1979 for their continual support of the alumni scholarship.


Akron School Business Manager, Kelli McCaffrey, was recognized at the school board meeting on Tuesday night for receiving the NE BOCES Outstanding District Staff Member Award. The Akron School District is very fortunate to have Mrs. McCaffrey managing the school’s finances and supporting a wide variety of programs at the school.

Congratulations on this well deserved honor!

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Mrs. Hall's FCCLA Enjoyed an End of Year Lunch

Tom Meyer HS Invitational Track Meet in Akron

Akron High School Golfers

The Lady Ram golfers have had a busy week. They competed at League on Monday and in Estes Park on Wednesday. The golfers are doing very well and showing improvement each week.

Go Rams!

Word of the Week – PERSUASIVENESS

I will…

Point others in the right direction.

Not stretch the truth to make it more attractive.

Appeal to a person’s conscience in terms of character.

Wait for the best time.

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What's Happening....

Friday, May 13


HS Track at Longmont St Vrain Invite

Saturday, May 14

11 am HS Baseball at Wiggins Leave at 8:40 am

Monday, May 16

8 am Preschool Field Trip

8:30 am 4 & 5th grade Andersonville Colorado History Field Trip

9 am HS Girls Golf at Ft Morgan Leave at 7:15 am

6:30 pm District Accountability Meeting

Tuesday, May 17

8 am 2nd Grade Overland Trail Museum & Bowling Field Trip

8 am Sports Physicals by Yuma Clinic FH 5th – 11th Grade

4:10 am Health Insurance meeting – All Staff

6:30 pm Spring Athletic Banquet

Wednesday, May 18

College Wear Wednesday

7:15 am 3rd Grade Field Trip to iFLY in Denver

12:15 pm FBLA EOY Lunch

12:30 pm Head Start and ABC Transition Visit

4 pm Elementary Staff Meeting

Thursday, May 19

State Track

7 am Academic Breakfast

11 am 9-12 Academic Awards

1:30 pm K-2 Academic Awards

2:30 pm 3-5 Academic Awards

5:30 pm Upcoming 6th Grade Orientation

7 pm 6-12 grade Band Concert

Friday, May 20


State Track



Breakfast- Pancakes, Fruit, Juice and Milk

Lunch- Cheese Burger, French Fries, Fruit, Salad Bar and Milk


Breakfast- Yogurt, Granola, Fruit, Juice and Milk

Lunch- Spaghetti Bake, Garlic Bread, Broccoli, Fruit, Salad Bar and Milk


Breakfast- English Muffin, Sausage, Fruit, Juice and Milk

Lunch- Nachos, Refried Beans, Fruit, Salad Bar and Milk


Breakfast- French Toast Stick, Fruit, Juice and Milk

Lunch- Deli Sandwich, Chips, Roasted Veggie, Fruit, Salad Bar and Milk


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4th Grade Wax Museum

We are proud of our 4th graders and their impeccable presentations in the Colorado History Wax Museum held on Thursday! Thank you Mrs. Chapman and Ms. Hamilton for guiding them through the research, writing and presentation process!
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