Community Group Project Meeting

Want to meet other Horizons parents and share ideas and projects?  We would love for you to join us.  Come to the Horizons Community group Project Meeting on Friday, 10/14, at drop off time, in the Cafeteria.

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P.S. from the Carnival

The Carnival was lots of fun.

And… $55 kicked back to us in donations from the Farmer Girl food truck.  They donated 10% of the profits back to the school.

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Shoe Drive – If you have not yet noticed, there is a box in the front of the school with a sign that says DONATE OLD SHOES HERE.  Please donate to this worthy cause.  Slightly worn (no holes please) are appreciated!

PAYBACK BOOKS  It is time to return or buy the Payback book(s) that your student brought home.  For $20, you will make your money back quickly with amazing coupons for restaurants, retail stores, movies, recreation and skiing.  Horizons gets 50% of the profits.  If you would like to keep the Payback book send in a check made out to Horizons K8 for $20.00, and, if not, please return the book.

SCHOOL ON MONDAY.  While BVSD will be taking Monday, 10/10 off, Horizons will have a good ole’ regular Monday with all regularly scheduled classes.  See you then!!!

Making A Difference.  Horizons students in all grades will be participating in this special learning time, on Fridays, focusing on how we make a positive difference.  A number of the classes involve cross-grading so the students get to work along older and younger buddies.

Please ask your child(ren) what MAD class they are in. Some topics are: PeaceJam Juniors, The Green Team, Celebrating Our Differences, Protect The Animals and Worms!Worms!Worms!

Arts & Sciences continue.  Grades 1-4 are enjoying movement-oriented Arts & Sciences in the afternoon.  Ask your student about what they are taking and how it is going.

Finance Review Committee.  The Horizons Finance Review Committee meets monthly, with the next meeting being Tues 10/11 at 4 PM.  If you are interested in attending, this meeting is open to our community.

Horizons Board Meeting.  Horizons Board is comprised of faculty and parents. In these monthly meetings, members discuss topics pertaining to school operations and goals. The next meeting will be Thursday, 10/13 at 6 PM. If you are interested in attending, this meeting is open to our community.

Horizons Community Group- Project Meeting.  Come to the Horizons Community Group and share in fun projects and great ideas with other parents.  Next meeting:  Friday, 10/14 at drop off in the Cafeteria




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Trip Trackers

There is still time to report Trip Tracker trips for September 2016, simply click on thisSURVEY LINK.  The September trip survey will be open until Tuesday, October 11

Sign your child up for Trip Trackers if you haven’t already!

 If you haven’t signed up for Trip Trackers, it’s never too late! Your child can still be part of the fun when Trip Tracker “dollars” are handed out at school. Simply go to the BVSD Trip Tracker website to register. You can log any carpool to or from school, as well as any trips via bus, bike, skateboard, foot, etc.
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The Horizons EV Club


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Are you interested in starting a coding club at Horizons K-8?

·  Google’s CS First Curriculum allows anybody to facilitate Coding Club at their school with little to NO CS background.

·  Training for CS First Coding Club Facilitators will be held 4:30-6:30 at Google Boulder

·  On November 7th.  Learn how to start a club, how to use the curriculum and how to differentiate for your students.   Complete this form to RSVP!

Please email John to let him know you are interested in pursuing this!

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Adventure Days

On October 19, 20 & 21, Horizons will be closed to accommodate student conferences.  It is our school policy, that when our school is closed and BVSD is open, we offer Adventure Days.  Three days of supervised fun!

Here is the Adventure Days- Registration Form


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The Artastic Fair is Coming....

ARTastic ARTist Call Flyer

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Para Subs Needed

Looking to help out at school??? Have a Flexible Schedule???

Have experience working with kids???


Horizons is looking for parents who are interested in subbing for paras!  

What are the requirements?

  • Pass the TCLogiq screen (this screen costs $17, but our school will reimburse the cost, see Denise with your receipt)

Did you already submit your fingerprints?

  • You can be a para sub!

Why sub as a para?

  • FUN!!! Work with students in the classroom
  • Help with lunch and recess (great time to connect with kids!)
  • Participate in our community
  • Sometimes our paras get sick, or need to take a personal day, having a strong list of subs helps us all get through the day safe and sound


  • $12 per hour
  • Typical hours (8:30-12:30 OR 9:05-1:05)
  • K-Enrichment (12:00-3:30)


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Pizza Friday

There’s been some discussion about adding pizza options, or possibly a gluten-free, dairy-free option.  If you have ideas or suggestions for consideration, email Callie Gartner directly at
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