The Garden to Table program at High Peaks is in its 4th successful year. From sowing the seeds, to harvesting, to cleaning and serving the vegetables, each grade level takes part in the success of our garden!
The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program honors public and private elementary, middle, and high schools where students either achieve very high learning standards or are making notable improvements in closing the achievement gap.
High Peaks first ever participation in the Lights of December Parade was a huge success and enjoyed by all. We can’t wait to do it again, next year!
Board of Education approved the Educational Facilities Master Plan, which will lead to improvements for all schools, including High Peaks.
Students in classes learn the BVSD Art Standards, including the color wheel and artist studies. In this example, students studied the vibrant colors of the Chihuly exhibition at the Denver Botanic Gardens. Using a variety of mediums, students re-created some of the flowers from the exhibit.
Google Chromebook computers are a significant part of our students' learning. With over 60 Chromebooks, four Chromebook carts and a state of the art computer lab, our students are expanding their learning experiences through technology to become new century learners
All money raised through the Giving Tree campaign goes directly toward enriching our students' educational experience. From technology, to books, to extra Tutor and TAG hours, each student benefits from the Giving Tree campaign.
Music is an integral part of learning at High Peaks. Core Knowledge learning is incorporated into our music program. Interactive lessons involve musical dynamics, singing, rhythm, rhyme, dancing and playing musical instruments.
Interactive learning invigorates the classroom for both students and teachers. Lessons turn into activities; students and teachers become partners in the exciting journey of learning. SMART Boards in each classroom integrate both online and classroom strategies to enhance student engagement and mastery of our Core Knowledge curriculum.
Tuesday, October 29th, 2015, Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education, announced that High Peaks Elementary School will be recognized as one of 335 prestigious schools in the United States awarded the National Blue Ribbon for Excellence. High Peaks was one of only three awarded this in Colorado!
Parents, please remember, we have several students with various allergies, ranging from nut to scent allergies. Please refrain from bringing in treats containing nuts as well as scented products and perfumes.
COMMUNITY DINNER SERIES....
The High Peaks ED Team, in cooperation with the Spirit Committee, has created a series of community dinner events. These are opportunities for parents, staff and students to gather at the locations below to mingle and help the school raise money at the same time.
Monday, February 15: The Kitchen Next Door.
1035 Pearl Street, Boulder (5-9 p.m.)
Save the Date - Parent Teacher Conferences; February 16 and February 18
Parent teacher conferences Tuesday, February 16 and Thursday, February 18. These are organized with your teacher through their website or Sign up Genius. Please contact our student’s teacher for more information.
When devastating earthquakes hit the country of Nepal, schools were destroyed. Children are still suffering in an area yet to receive support and help.
Join us in our mission to help these Nepalese children get their school back.
Learn more, and support them at
A group of High Peak students are raising money to rebuild an earthquake-destroyed school in rural Nepal. The High Peak students will be selling chai tea before school on Friday mornings. All money from the sales will aid building a needed school in Nepal. The goal is to raise $1,000 by March 4th. Help build a school in Nepal, help High Peak students make their goal and enjoy a nice hot or cold chai to take home! Tea sales will be @ 7:45 on the east side of the building on the following dates: January 29, February 5, February 10, February 19, February 26 and March 4.
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