“We are in the process of planning out spring conferences. At this time we will be delaying the conferences initially scheduled for the first week in February and instead will be creating an opportunity in mid-February for 8th grade students and parents to get teacher input on high school course selection. Details about this opportunity and conferences for all 7th and 8th graders will be forthcoming.”
Did you know that getting your milk from Longmont Dairy can benefit Horizons? If you save the lids and bring them to school, we have a wonderful parent that turns them in. Longmont Dairy pays the school for the returned lids.
Monday, we honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., civil rights activist and champion of human rights, justice and equality. His powerful words continue to inspire, teach and shape individuals in the US and around the world.
“The whirlwinds of revolt will continue to shake the foundations of our nation until the bright day of justice emerges.”
“We want all of our rights, we want them here, and we want them now.”
“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
“We must not allow our creative protest to degenerate into physical violence.”
“Here is the true meaning and value of compassion and nonviolence, when it helps us to see the enemy’s point of view, to hear his questions, to know his assessment of ourselves. For from his view we may indeed see the basic weaknesses of our own condition, and if we are mature, we may learn and grow and profit from the wisdom of the brothers who are called the opposition.”
“Every man of humane convictions must decide on the protest that best suits his convictions, but we must all protest.”
“Oppressed people cannot remain oppressed forever. The yearning for freedom eventually manifests itself.”
Dr Martin Luther King, Jr., American Baptist Minister, led the struggle against racial discrimination in the 1960s, inspiring supporters with the power of his rhetoric. He advocated the principle of non-violent protest, affirming that opposition should be tackled with compassion rather than aggression. Born on 15 January 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia, he was assassinated on 4 April 1968. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for h
We are profoundly thankful for the community donors that helped to fund our Black Lives Matter Book Collection for the 7/8 classroom library. We know these books will help enlighten and enrich our readers and will help to advance the legacy of Dr. King whose birthday we are celebrating.
These K 1/2 students really helped us out by finishing the Dare2Care project for the Boulder Humane Society. We finished about 15 tug toys and three small animal beds together. Our 3/4 Dare2Care team worked diligently on these community care projects and we really appreciate Sequoia, Florence and Mila putting the finishing touches on these gifts.
Caring Community ~ Supporting Equity in Nutrition
Are you someone wondering how to help our community members in these times of uncertainty?
We are collecting monetary donations and/or grocery gift cards for our families needing a bit of support right now. During this school year, we have given about $1400.00 to our families through grocery card support. We would like to continue this effort for the next four months if possible.
Feel free to reach out to Hope or Sherry to donate to this worthy cause.
There is also a way to support our community food-sharing organizations such as EFAA and Community Food Sare. If you are able to donate OR need food assistance, please check out these amazing organizations.
Please reach out with any questions, ideas for supporting our neighbors, or anything food-related!