District News

  • Henderson Elementary closes early due to power outage

    Due to a power outage, Henderson Elementary will be closing for the remainder of the school day. Parents can come to the school to pick up their child. Parents need to have a valid ID to have their child released. For parents unable to pick up their child, staff will be at the school for the rest of the day to care for children. 

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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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  • Brighton High School Check It Out Night for Eighth graders & parents on Feb. 1
    Brighton High School will hold a Check It Out Night for eighth grade students and their parents on Wednesday, Feb. 1 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Brighton High School in the auditorium, 270 S. 8th Ave. in Brighton. Students and parents are encouraged to attend one of the welcome sessions, either at 6 p.m or 6:30 p.m. to receive information about the high school registration process. 

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  • Upcoming Kindergarten Round-Up Dates at 27J Elementary Schools
    Parents are encouraged to attend upcoming informational Kindergarten Round-Up events at the elementary school where their child will attend kindergarten for the 2017-2018 school year. Here are some of the upcoming dates:Thimmig Elementary School: Kindergarten Round Up, Jan. 25, 2:30-4:30 p.m.; Feb. 22, 8:45-11 a.m.; March 22 (paperwork only.) West Ridge Elementary School: Kindergarten Round Up, Jan. 25, 3-4 p.m. and Pennock Elementary School: Kindergarten Round Up, Feb. 22, 3-4 p.m.; April 19, 5-6 p.m.

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  • Upcoming Achieve Institute Informational meetings

    achieve Interested parents are encouraged to attend upcoming informational meetings to learn more about Achieve Insitute, School District 27J's targeted gifted and talented program. Achieve Institute is expanding to sixth grade for the 2017-2018 school year and is currently accepting applications for grades K-6. Click here for meeting dates and more information

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  • Open Enrollment - Choice of Schools begins Jan. 10
    For parents interested in enrolling their child in a school outside of their designated school attendance boundary area, the Open Enrollment - Choice of Schools window opens Jan. 10. Click here for additional information and to download an application

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