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Board of Education Vacancy

We're looking for an individual to serve on the Board of Education in Director District C. - Deadline to apply is April 20, 2020.
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School Board vacancy application period extended
Grand Junction, CO – Applications are being accepted through 4 p.m. Monday, April 20, 2020, for the now-vacant Director District C seat on the District 51 School Board. The application period was set to end March 23, but has been extended due to the COVID-19 closure.
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D51 Nutrition Services to provide free meals during closure
Grand Junction, CO - D51 Food & Nutrition Services will provide safe nutritious daily meal service for all Mesa County children 18 years or younger at eleven schools including three Lunch Lizard mobile stops. All drive thru stops are selected based on USDA Eligibility Requirements in 50 percent or greater free and reduced areas of Mesa County. Children accessing the daily childhood hunger program can be from any school system in Mesa County.
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Palisade High approved for IB Middle Years Programme
Palisade, CO – Palisade High School is proud to announce that it has been approved to officially host an International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (MYP)! PHS has gone through a three-year MYP approval process, including an evaluation from IB representatives in February. International Baccalaureate is a globally recognized education suite of programs focused on personal development and academic rigor. The Middle Years Programme can be used for children ages 11-16 worldwide and provides an inclusive but challenging framework for student learning.
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COVID-19 Updates

D51 schools and buildings closed through April 17.

March 19, 2020

3:00 p.m. 
Like many of you, we learned that Governor Polis signed an executive order closing school buildings through Friday, April 17, due to the coronavirus (COVID -19). At this time, and per this order, all students - including D51 students, would return to school on Monday, April 20. You can read the press release and executive order here.

This is a challenging time for schools and families across the nation. The impact of the COVID-19 virus has been significant. In response to this closure, teachers will spend the coming week preparing lesson plans, and remote learning is scheduled to start on March 30th. Click here for more information.

Please continue to check our COVID-19 Updates page for detailed updates as they become available.

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