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November 9, 2021 | News

Community Newsletter | Nov. 9, 2021

ADAMS 14 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER

Nov. 9, 2021

Upcoming Events

  • Nov. 9, 2021: Adams 14 Board of Education Meeting 
    • 6:00 – 8 p.m. at ESS
  • Nov. 10, 2021: District Accountability Committee Meeting 
  • Nov. 11, 2021: Veteran’s Day — Schools are Closed
  • Nov. 12, 2021: School are Closed 
  • Nov. 18, 2021: Town Hall Meeting 
  • Nov. 22-26, 2021: Holiday Break — Schools are Closed
    • Classes resume on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021.
  • Dec. 1, 2021: District Accountability Subcommittee Meeting 
  • Dec. 2, 2021: Special Education Advisory Committee Meeting
  • Dec. 9, 2021: Mental Health and Social-Emotional Learning Night 

COVID-19 Response Dial

This week, the district is in the yellow zone, which requires every student, staff member, and visitor to wear a face covering. The COVID-19 Response Dial and protocol takes into consideration the community COVID-19 vaccination rate, the Adams 14 employee and student COVID-19 vaccination rate, and our community COVID-19 transmission rate. The Adams 14 COVID-19 Response Dial and protocol will vary based on the aforementioned data, and our response will be clearly articulated in a Green Zone, Yellow Zone, and Red Zone.

 


School Closures on Thursday, Nov. 11, and Friday, Nov. 12, 2021

All schools will be closed on Friday, Nov. 12. The district closure on Friday, Nov. 12, will be treated as a snow day. 

Similar to school districts throughout Colorado, Adams 14 has been facing staffing shortages this year, especially with our substitute teachers and transportation and nutrition services departments. We would like to thank our school and district staff, who have gone above and beyond to cover the staffing shortages. 

Additionally, all district schools will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day. Adams 14 thanks all our veterans for their incredible sacrifice, commitment, and dedication to our country.

As a reminder, meal, transportation and child care services; school clubs; and athletics will be closed on Nov. 11 and Nov. 12.


COVID-19 Vaccines for Ages 5 and Up

Kids First Health Care is now offering COVID vaccines for children ages 5 years and older. There is no cost, and appointments are available for children, teens and their parents or caregivers. For more information or to make an appointment, visit kidsfirsthealthcare.org or call 303-289-1086.


Charter School Community Forums

The Adams County School District 14 has received two charter school applications from the following applicants:

  • Community Leadership Academy / Victory Preparatory Academy
  • University Preparatory Schools

As part of the review process, Adams 14 is hosting three community forums. Please join us on the following dates: 

  •  Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021
    • 10 a.m. in the Community Room and Board of Education Room inside the Educational Support Services (ESS) Building located at 5291 E 60th Avenue, Commerce City. 
  • Monday, Nov. 15, 2021
    • 6 p.m. in the Community Room and Board of Education Room of the ESS building. 
  • Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021
    • 10 a.m. in the Community Room and Board of Education Room of the ESS building. 

Child supervision, interpretation, and snacks will be available at all meetings.

Community members can also provide their input through a public survey. The survey will close on Friday, Dec. 10, 2021, at midnight. To read more about the applications from these two charter schools, click here.