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!
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, two Chromebook carts and a state of the art computer lab, our students are expanding their learning experiences through technology to become new century learners6
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.
Community at High Peaks is fostered through our PAWS... Prepared Act Respectfully Work Hard Safety
Core Knowledge is taught through many content areas, in age appropriate, interactive and stimulating ways.
P.E. is an essential part of learning at High Peaks. Our P.E. program is designed to cultivate a lasting love of health and wellness, as well as educate the whole child through physical activity. The curriculum is created for children to engage in physical activity, learn about fitness and nutrition while having fun!
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!
Niche ranks 40,403 elementary schools based on key student statistics and 4.6 million opinions from 280,000 students and parents. A high ranking indicates that the school is an exceptional academic institution with a diverse set of high-achieving students and faculty, and the students are very happy with their experiences.
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Best Academics ranks 40,413 public elementary schools based on key achievement statistics and more than 1.4 million opinions on academics from 265,000 students and parents. A high ranking indicates that the school has a diverse set of smart, high-achieving students, the teachers are iltelligent and engaging, and the students are very happy with the quality of education.
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