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Climbing to New Heights

 

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Mission & Philosophy

About Us

As a result of our efforts, all students will be successfully prepared for life in a safe and nurturing environment.

We believe that our mission is carried out by educating the whole child. We focus on quality instruction, guidance, and experience through our four pillars of Personal Wellness, Agency, Intellectual Development, and Productive Citizenship. 

News & Announcements

Photo of Rosalba Rodriguez Bautista with her nomination award and "Tireless Passion Award" at the Garfield County Humanitarian Service Awards dinner.

Our amazing volunteer, Rosalba Rodriguez Bautista was awarded the "Tireless Passion Award" at the Garfield County Humanitarian Service Awards a couple weeks ago. Thank you for all you do for our community Rosalba! *Photo credit: Safe and Abundant Nutrition. Read more by following this link

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Nuestra increíble voluntaria, Rosalba Rodríguez Bautista, fue galardonada del "Premio a la Pasión Incansable" en los Premios al Servicio Humanitario del Condado de Garfield hace un par de semanas. ¡Gracias por todo lo que haces por nuestra comunidad Rosalba! *Crédito de la foto: Safe and Abundant Nutrition. Lea más siguiendo este enlace.

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Photo of 8 GVMS students skiing or snowboarding down a snow-covered mountain.

Some of our GVMS students had the opportunity to improve their ski/snowboard skills at Sunlight a couple weeks ago! Thanks to Mrs. Carter for the photos!

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¡Algunos de nuestros estudiantes de GVMS tuvieron la oportunidad de mejorar sus habilidades de esquí/snowboard en Sunlight hace un par de semanas! ¡Gracias a la Sra. Carter por las fotos!

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Graphic: VMS Theatre presents "The isle of mystery (a pirate musical)", Friday, May 17th. Doors: 6:30 pm. Show: 7:00 pm. GVMS Cafeteria. Sponsored by Alpine Bank. Graphic with an image of a pirate ship and island.

GVMS Theatre presents "The Isle of Mystery," and original script written by our own Josh James, based on ideas from the GVMS Theatre Class. Friday, May 17th. Doors open at 6:30 pm. We hope to see you there! 

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GVMS Theatre presenta "The Isle of Mystery", un guión original escrito por nuestro propio Josh James, basado en ideas de la Clase de Teatro de GVMS. Viernes, 17 de mayo. Las puertas se abren a las 6:30 pm. ¡Esperamos verte allí!

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Graphic/Grafico: Clothing distribution. Distribución de ropa. April 17th, 18th, 22nd, 24th, 25th. 9am to 3 pm. Free/gratis! Outside/afuera 251 N. Parachute Ave., Parachute, CO 81635.

The School-Based Family Resource Center will be hosting a clothing giveaway throughout April. Clothing will be outside of the resource center on select days from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Come to get free clothing! 

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El Centro de Recursos Familiares Basado en la Escuela organizará un sorteo de ropa durante todo el mes de abril. La ropa estará fuera del centro de recursos en días selectos de 9:00 a.m. a 3:00 p.m. ¡Ven a conseguir ropa gratis!

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Graphic: Cardinals Baseball with sunglasses hanging on the fence with each coach and player's name and number.

GVHS Baseball Parent/Senior Night will be held Saturday, April 20th at 9:30 am at Callahan Fields. Thank you to GVHS Baseball Moms for making this amazing graphic! 

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La Noche de Padres y Estudiantes en Grado 12 de GVHS Beisbol se llevará a cabo el sábado 20 de abril a las 9:30 am en Callahan Fields. ¡Gracias a madres de GVHS Beisbol por hacer este increíble gráfico!

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Graphic: IS THERE A MAGIC POTION FOR LOVE? FIND OUT IN THIS CLASSIC OPERATIC COMEDY! Sponsored by the GVEF and Alpine Bank

Join us April 17, 2024 at 6:00 pm for an Opera Colorado presentation of "Elixir of Love" at BUE. $3 for students, $5 for adults (free for BUE students the next day at school). Proceeds go to the BUE Music Department.

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Únase a nosotros el 17 de abril de 2024 a las 6:00 pm para una presentación de "Elixir of Love" de Opera Colorado en BUE. $3 para estudiantes, $5 para adultos (gratis para estudiantes de BUE al día siguiente en la escuela). Lo recaudado se destina al Departamento de Música de BUE.

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GVMS Weekly sports schedule. For full schedule visit https://gvms.garfield16.org/athletics

GVMS Track Weekly Schedule! Good luck Cardinals! Please note, we will be charging gate fees for GVMS home games, cash only for now. See the graphic for pricing.

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¡Calendario semanal de pista y campo de GVMS! ¡Buena suerte Cardenales! Por favor, tenga en cuenta, vamos a cobrar cargos de puerta para los juegos a GVMS, efectivo sólo por ahora. Consulte el gráfico para ver los precios.

Read More about GVMS Track Schedule Week 3
GVHS weekly schedule, for full schedule, visit https://gvhs.garfield16.org/athletics

GVHS' Weekly Spring Sports Schedule! Good luck Cardinals! Please note, we will be charging gate fees for GVHS home games. See the graphic below for pricing and purchase presale tickets here

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Horario semanal de deportes de primavera de GVHS! ¡Buena suerte cardenales! Por favor, tenga en cuenta, vamos a cobrar cargos de puerta para los juegos de casa GVHS. Consulte el gráfico siguiente para ver los precios y compra boletos en preventa aquí

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GVHS Prom April 20th

GVHS Junior Class presents: Prom 2024 High Roller Casino Night April 20th. Arrive for Grand March at 7:15pm. Dance from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. 

Buy tickets by following this link.

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GVHS Junior Class presenta Prom 2024: High Roller Casino Night el 20 de abril de 2024. Llegada a la Gran Marcha a las 7:15 pm. Baile de 8:00 pm a 11:00 pm. 

Compra las entradas siguiendo este enlace.

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Help Needed for After Prom

We are in need of parent volunteers to help with after prom. Please sign up here: https://forms.gle/sYjCtTZaRA8b8mHq5

After prom is being held at Grand Valley High School, Saturday, April 20 from 11:30 pm to 2:00 am. All volunteers will need to come to the GVHS Office April 10th - 18th to complete the Raptor Background Check. The activities and games will include a corn hole mini-tournament, tricycle race, Just Dance competition, and more!

Help us keep our teenagers safe and entertained after the dance. If you have any questions please email jwilliams@garfield16.org or cmedina@garfield16.org or call 970-285-5701 ext.4180. See the attached flyer for more details. 

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Necesitamos padres voluntarios para ayudar después del baile de Prom. Regístrese aquí: https://forms.gle/sYjCtTZaRA8b8mHq5

Después del baile de Prom se llevará a cabo en Grand Valley High School, el sábado 20 de abril de 11:30 pm a 2:00 am. Todos los voluntarios deberán venir a la oficina de GVHS del 10 al 18 de abril para completar la verificación de antecedentes de Raptor. ¡Las actividades y juegos incluirán un minitorneo de cornhole, una carrera de triciclos, una competencia Just Dance y más!

Ayúdanos a mantener a nuestros adolescentes seguros y entretenidos después del baile. Si tiene alguna pregunta, envíe un correo electrónico a jwilliams@garfield16.org o cmedina@garfield16.org o llame al 970-285-5701 ext.4180. Consulte el folleto adjunto para obtener más detalles.

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Photo of 2 GVMS students and 1 GVHS student smiling for the picture.

GVMS 8th graders traveled to GVHS a couple weeks ago to learn about high school. Thank you to GVHS Leadership and Administration for showing them the ropes!

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Los estudiantes de 8vo grado de GVMS viajaron a GVHS hace un par de semanas para aprender acerca de la escuela secundaria. Gracias al Liderazgo y Administración de GVHS por mostrarlos.

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Photo of GVMS student who earned Distinguished Honor Roll holding their plaques

GVMS celebrated students who earned their spot on the Honor Roll this quarter! GVMS recognizes three levels of academic achievement: Distinguished Principal's Honor Roll (4.00 GPA), Principal's Honor Rolls (3.50 - 4.00 GPA), Honor Roll (3.00 - 4.00 GPA), and perfect attendence. GVMS also recognized students who completed a First Aid Training Course! Good work Cardinals! Thank you to GVMS Student Council and GVMS staff for your hard work in planning and running the assembly. 

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GVMS celebró a los estudiantes que ganaron su lugar en el Honor Roll este trimestre! La GVMS reconoce tres niveles de logros académicos: Honor Roll del Director Distinguido (4.00 GPA), Honor Roll del Director (3.50 - 4.00 GPA) y Honor Roll (3.00 - 4.00 GPA). GVMS  también reconoció a los estudiantes que completaron un curso de capacitación en primeros auxilios. Gracias al Consejo Estudiantil de GVMS y Personal de GVMS por su arduo trabajo en la planificación y gestión de la asamblea. 

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Photo of 2 students, one playing the prince, the other the princess. The princess is sleeping on a bed with 20 mattresses, and the prince is holding her hand.

The GVHS musical "Once Upon a Mattress" was a great performance! You can still see the outstanding work of our students and staff tonight, Friday, April 12th and tomorrow, Saturday, April 13th at GVHS at 6:30 pm. See the GVHS Facebook page for more photos. 

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El musical de GVHS "Once Upon a Colchón" fue una gran actuación! Todavía se puede ver el trabajo sobresaliente de nuestros estudiantes y personal esta noche, viernes 12 de abril y mañana, sábado 13 de abril en GVHS a las 6:30 pm. Vea la página de Facebook de GVHS para más fotos.

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Graphic: Free event. Superheroes & Villains 5K Fundraiser. Friday, May 3rd 4:30 - 6:30 pm. Line up at 4:30 pm at 135 E. 1st Street (Cheryl & Co). Finish at the Wasson McKay Park. Thank you to our sponsors!

Join us for a Superhero and Villain themed 5K. Friday, May 3rd from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Line-up at 4:30 pm at 135 E. 1st Street (Cheryl & Co/Grand Valley Mercantile). Finish at Wasson McKay Park. Dress-up as your favorite Superhero/Villain. First 50 registrants get a free t-shirt and goodie bag. Free snow cones for first 100 people. Bring canned food or monetary donations for the School-Based Family Resource Center. Register now by visiting https://www.eventbrite.com/e/superheroes-and-villains-5k-fund-raiser-for-the-sbfrc-tickets-876185062107

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Únase a nosotros para un 5K temático de superhéroes y villanos. Viernes 3 de mayo de 4:30 pm a 6:30 pm. Programación a las 4:30 pm en 135 E. 1st Street (Cheryl & Co/Grand Valley Mercantile). Termina en Wasson McKay Park. Vístete como tu superhéroe favorito. Los primeros 50 inscritos reciben una camiseta y una bolsa de regalos gratis. Conos de nieve gratis para las primeras 100 personas. Traiga alimentos enlatados o donaciones monetarias para el Centro de Recursos Familiares Escolares.  Regístrese ahora visitando https://www.eventbrite.com/e/superheroes-and-villains-5k-fund-raiser-for-the-sbfrc-tickets-876185062107

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Graphic: Prom and continuation dress giveaway! Come choose a dress for free! Monday through Thursday 9am to 4:30 pm at 251 N. Parachute Ave., Parachute CO 81635. Images of three formal dresses with the resource center logo in the middle of one dress.

Stop by the School-Based Family Resource Center for a Dress Giveaway! Find dresses for prom and continuation! Monday through Thursday 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. 

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¡Pase por el Centro de Recursos Familiares de la escuela para un sorteo de vestidos! ¡Encuentra vestidos para el baile de graduación y la continuación! Lunes a jueves de 9:00 am a 4:30 pm.

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Graphic: BUE bike derby, get your bike serviced, riding course, free hotdogs. 0741 Tamarisk Trail, Battlement Mesa, CO 81635

Mark your calendars for the Spring Bike Derby! May 4, 2024 at BUE 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Join us for free bike repairs, bike obstacle course and safety instructions, hot dogs, and prizes!

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¡Marquen sus calendarios para el Spring Bike Derby! 4 de mayo de 2024 en BUE de 9:00 am a 1:00 pm. ¡Únase a nosotros para reparaciones gratuitas de bicicletas, carreras de obstáculos para bicicletas e instrucciones de seguridad, perritos calientes y premios!

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GVHS Prom April 20th

GVHS Junior Class presents: Prom 2024 High Roller Casino Night April 20th. Arrive for Grand March at 7:15pm. Dance from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. 

Buy tickets by following this link.

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GVHS Junior Class presenta Prom 2024: High Roller Casino Night el 20 de abril de 2024. Llegada a la Gran Marcha a las 7:15 pm. Baile de 8:00 pm a 11:00 pm. 

Compra las entradas siguiendo este enlace.

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G16 School Board Meeting. Tuesday, April 16, 2024. 5:00 pm. 0460 Stone Quarry Road, Battlement Mesa, CO 81635

G16 School Board Meeting Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 5:00 pm. St. John's Administration Building. Agenda can be found online: https://go.boarddocs.com/co/garfield16/Board.nsf/Public or https://www.garfield16.org/about/board-of-education

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Reunión de la Junta Escolar de G16 Martes, 16 de abril a las 5:00 pm. Edificio de la Administración de St. John. Agenda se puede encontrar en línea: https://go.boarddocs.com/co/garfield16/Board.nsf/Public o https://www.garfield16.org/about/board-of-education

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Grand Valley Parent Teacher Organization logo: Grand Valley in red letters and PTO in black letters.

Join us Wednesday, April 10th at 6:30 pm at Grand Valley Middle School for the Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) kickoff meeting and ice cream social! Join us for delicious treats and an opportunity to make a difference in your community. Together, we can empower minds and shape bright futures!

Want to join the PTO, but can't make it? Sign up for the PTO by following this link.

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¡Únase a nosotros el miércoles 10 de abril a las 6:30 pm en la Grand Valley Middle School para la reunión de lanzamiento de la Organización de Padres y Maestros (PTO) y un helado social! Únase a nosotros para disfrutar de deliciosos manjares y la oportunidad de marcar la diferencia en su comunidad. ¡Juntos, podemos empoderar las mentes y dar forma a futuros brillantes!

¿Quieres unirte a la PTO, pero no puedes asistir? Regístrese para obtener el PTO siguiendo este enlace.

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Graphic: Garfield Family Outdoor Days, come hang with us at the GV Challenge Course. 460 Stone Quarry Road, Parachute, CO

Mark your calendars for the the Parachute Pick-Up, Shred Day, and Garfield County Family Outdoor Day! On Saturday, April 27th, drop off yard waste, tires, trash, etc., as well as documents to shred at Cottonwood Park from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm (shredding from 9am to 12pm). Bring non-perishable food donations for Lift-Up and the Resource Center. Once you are finished with the dirty work, come hang with us at the Grand Valley Challenge Course 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. 

G16 and RE-2 students and families are welcome at the Outdoor Day! Register before April 26th by filling out this form: https://forms.gle/5awV1iiWVFtzQmHo9

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¡Marque sus calendarios para la recogida de Parachute, el Día de la Trituración, y el Día familiar al aire libre del condado de Garfield! El sábado 27 de abril, deje los desechos del jardín, llantas, basura, etc., así como los documentos para triturar en Cottonwood Park de 8:00 am a 3:00 pm (trituración de 9am a 12pm). Traiga donaciones de alimentos no perecederos para Lift-Up y el Centro de Recursos. Una vez que haya terminado con el trabajo sucio, venga a pasar el rato con nosotros en el Grand Valley Challenge Course de 10:00 am a 5:00 pm.

¡Los estudiantes y las familias de G16 y RE-2 son bienvenidos al Día familiar al aire libre! Inscríbete antes del 26 de abril rellenando este formulario: https://forms.gle/5awV1iiWVFtzQmHo9

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GVMS Weekly sports schedule. For full schedule visit https://gvms.garfield16.org/athletics

GVMS will host a Track Meet at GVHS April 15, 2024 1:00 PM. We hope to see you there! Please note, we will be charging gate fees for GVMS home games, see the graphic for pricing.

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GVMS organizará un Track Meet en GVHS el 15 de abril de 2024 a la 1:00 pm. ¡Esperamos verte allí! Por favor, tenga en cuenta, vamos a cobrar cargos de puerta para los juegos a GVMS, consulte el gráfico para ver los precios.

Read More about GVMS Track Schedule Week 2
GVHS weekly schedule, for full schedule, visit https://gvhs.garfield16.org/athletics

GVHS' Weekly Spring Sports Schedule! Good luck Cardinals! Please note, we will be charging gate fees for GVHS home games. See the graphic below for pricing and purchase presale tickets here

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Horario semanal de deportes de primavera de GVHS! ¡Buena suerte cardenales! Por favor, tenga en cuenta, vamos a cobrar cargos de puerta para los juegos de casa GVHS. Consulte el gráfico siguiente para ver los precios y compra boletos en preventa aquí

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