Reading to End Racism!

Thank you to Erica Baruch and the rest of the Diversity and Inclusion Team who supported the Reading to End Racism program with the pop-up library. We appreciate your dedication and commitment to extend this program beyond one day. 

Submitted by:  Karen Dimetrosky


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A Day at The Theater

Our 5th and 6th grade students at DCPA!

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Congrats Moolah Winners, Next Drawing on March 8!!

Congratulations to our first three Moolah winners!!!!

Winner of a 90 minute best-message- in-the-world with Jill Siegel-Stone is Jeremy Dion

Winner of a $50 gift certificate to the delicious Organic Sandwich Company is Jessy Pink

Winner of a pair of Moesart uniquely designed earrings is Bobbi Jakopin.

It is not too late to donate to our Moolah Campaign.

Our next drawing will be on March 8th and our prizes are incredible.

Win a complete hair cut and color with Alyson DeSart,a $195.00 value or a Japanese Acupuncture and Massage with Aloha Wellness, stone and silver earrings from Dena Nishek and Heart & Stone, or a designer hand thrown mug by Julie Alhowik.








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Sibling Accepted?


By now you have heard if your sibling has been offered a space at Horizons for next year.  Although we can never guarantee sibling entries, this is the first round of enrollment, and if you have not heard yet- stay tuned…changes do happen.

What you need to do now is register.

Your acceptance letter has a link.  Click on the link and follow directions.

Have these three items ready to upload:

  • a copy of a birth certificate or passport,

  • a copy of the latest immunization record,

  • and a copy of a district-approved “proof of residence” (they will ONLY accept a full rental agreement with signature page, or a water or electric bill dated within 45 days and showing both mailing and ‘service at’ addresses).

If you have questions, please contact  Thank you!

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Winter Bike to School and Work Day is Friday February 9.

Winter Bike to School and Work Day is Friday February 9.
Students, parents, and staff are invited to bundle up for an invigorating bike ride on any or all days of Winter Walk and Bike Week (Feb. 5th through Feb. 11th) and be eligible to win cool prizes (but you have to be registered!). Get full details about the event including registration and breakfast stations at this BVSD webpage. Look for details on the City of Boulder’s free Light Up the Night Walk and Bike Night, a fun family event on Saturday, Feb.10, 4:30-6.

Submit your trip Tracker Trips for January!
It’s time to report Trip Tracker trips for January and you can do that by clicking on this survey link. Here’s the LINK for reporting Trip Tracker trips for January.

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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Family Game Night This Friday

Family Game Night This Friday

1st-4th Grade Families

February 9th, 6:30-8:00 p.m. at Horizons

All 1/2 and 3/4 students and their families are invited to a night of family fun!  Please bring a favorite age-appropriate board game to share with others.  We will serve tea, juice and popcorn.

This is a free event sponsored by the Horizons Community Group.

We hope to see you all there!

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Need a Lunchbox?

We have had to move lunchboxes to a table because they wouldn’t fit in our Lost & Found closet.  Please come retrieve lost items and while you are here, have a look at our lovely selection of winter coats and outer wear.

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Board Meeting Agenda- 2/8/18

Horizons K-8 Board Meeting Agenda, February 8, 2017

Timekeeper: TBD  Process Observer: TBD Secretary/minutes: Julie Dye

  1. Preliminaries

6:00 Welcome to board members:  C, C, C’s

           Welcome to guests

           Process observer invites Public Comment: guests, faculty, staff x 2 minutes speaking per guest

   II.     Consent items

6:10 (2) Approval of agenda

           (5) Approval of minutes:  January 11, 2018

  III.    Reports, Actions, Discussion items

6:17 (10) Principal’s report – prior reading; questions from the board

6:25     (15) Open enrollment preference board recommendation

6:40      (5) Charter School Leader meeting February 28th invitation

6:45     (10) Bond update

6:55     (5) Book club check-in

7:00     (10) Compensation committee recommendations

7:10     (10) Finance Review report

7:20     (10) Development committee

7:30     (30) Strategic plan/process/questions for faculty

8:05      (5) Items for next & adjourn

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CU Wizards Show - The Chemistry Of Cooking!

Join Professor of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Physics David Nesbitt for “The Chemistry of Cooking!” You’ll learn the secret to a perfect pie crust how to cook scrambled eggs without heat or how to reverse the entropy in your hot cocoa! ☕ Numerous great demos and kid volunteers at this lively, entertaining show! We are all chemists in our kitchens!

CU Wizards shows are monthly FREE STEM shows for students in grades k-12 that are the perfect educational start to a weekend! Info:

February 2018 CU Wizards Show!

CU Chemistry and Physics Professor David Nesbitt’s

“Chemistry of Cooking”

Saturday, February 24, 2018

9:30-10:30 a.m.

Cristol Chemistry Lecture Room 140, at University of Colorado, Boulder

CU WizardsSCHEDULE 2017-2018

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Mindfulness in 1/2


Learning to relax with breathing…..

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