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  • High & middle school attendance area meeting for community on March 1
    Parents and community members can give input about attendance areas for High School No. 3 and Middle School No. 5 at an upcoming open house. Hosted by the 27J Facility Planning Advisory Committee, the open house will provide the chance to review three different attendance area options. The o
    pen house meeting is scheduled from 5:30 to 7 p.m., on March 1 at Todd Creek Golf Club, 8455 Heritage Dr., Thornton. Click here for more information. 

    Click here to see the High School Attendance Area Options.

    Click here to see the Middle School Attendance Area Options.

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  • Student Open Enrollments & Registration being accepted for Reunion Elementary 
    Parents enrolling students for the 2017-2018 school year, can now send open enrollment forms and registration packets for students to attend the new Reunion Elementary School. Enrollment forms and registration packets can be emailed to Lisa Egan at or dropped off at Second Creek Elementary School, 9950 Laredo Dr. Reunion Elementary School, is still under construction, but will be open for grades preschool through fifth starting in August. Reunion Elementary School is located at 11021 Landmark Dr. in Commerce City. For questions about enrolling at Reunion Elementary School, contact school secretary Lisa Egan at or call 720-685-8505.

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  • Pioneer Summer Camp Registration Now Open

    Summer Camp registration is now open. Summer Camp will be held at these four 27J elementary schools: Second Creek, Thimmig, Brantner and West Ridge. Click here for more information about Summer Childcare.

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  • Mill Levy Committee starts discussion about funding at first meeting

    School District 27J started a conversation with parents, students, teachers and community members on whether to put a Mill Levy question on the November ballot. The district has formed a Mill Levy Committee to study how the district best meets the needs of students and staff in light of continued cuts in state education funding. The committee met for the first time on Feb. 9. The next Mill Levy Committee meeting is on March 9. Click here to read an overview of the information presented to the Mill Levy Committee.

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  • Applications accepted for ECARE free full-day kindergarten spots

    School District 27J has been awarded funding from the Colorado Department of Education to implement ECARE (Early Childhood At-Risk Enhancement) Kindergarten for the 2017-2018 school year. This is an extension of the Colorado Preschool Program and will service students who are considered to have risk factors linked to potential academic failure. This program will offer full-day kindergarten free of charge to those families that qualify. Click here to learn more about qualifying factors and to download an application [Español]

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  • hs3 Naming nominations being accepted for new middle school and high school
    School District 27J is currently accepting naming nominations for its two newest schools, Middle School No. 5 and comprehensive High School No. 3. The High School No. 3 campus is currently under construction and scheduled to open in August 2018 in Thornton. When it opens, it will be home to ninth- and 10th-grade students as well as sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students until a permanent Middle School No. 5 campus opens nearby in 2020. Click here to learn about school naming criteria and submit a naming nomination for one or both of the new schools

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