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Parent/Community Townhall:

The September Townhall is scheduled for Monday, September 20th from 6:00-6:45. The September session will be a hybrid option. Those able to attend in person are invited to join in the Commons area at the school.  Anyone who is not able to attend can use the Zoom link to join the conversation/discussion.  Hope you see you there!
Dr. Sinner
Meeting ID: 879 0922 3700
Passcode: LTi9iN
The 2021 elections are just around the corner and the Hayden School District Board of Education will have three open seats. The current board members are available to have meetings with any interested candidates to help explain the duties and processes of becoming and being a board member.
The following is a list of current board members that may be contacted to schedule a meeting.
  • Brian Hoza bhoza@haydenschools.org 970.846.4006
  • Tim Frentress tfrentress@haydenschools.org 970.757.0004
  • Kevin Lind klind@haydenschools.org 970.331.7573
  • Tammie Delaney tdelaney@haydenschools.org 970.846.1404
  • Aden Morrison amorrison@haydenschools.org 970.846.7957

For additional information you may also visit the Colorado Association of School Boards at www.casb.org

You can now access the Board of Education meeting agendas, meeting documents and draft minutes by clicking here.

Once on the BoardDoc website, click on the meeting date you are looking for. Available documentation will be attached to the agenda item. If you have any questions or need assistance finding the information email jparrott@haydenschools.org  

We are excited to share additional information about our Yampa Valley Rise Grant and the Pathways that will be offered to start in the 2021-22 school year.  An awesome opportunity for our students!

For additional information click here.

2021-2022 Preschool Enrollment Form

We do have paper copy packets available at the main office if you would like to pick one up. If you choose to print off the enrollment packet please request the proper Ages and Stages (ASQ-3 & ASQ-SE) Assessments or pick up a copy from the school. The ASQ-3 and the ASQ-SE are parent-completed assessments that will give us insight into where you feel your child is developmental, cognitively, and emotionally

The mission of the Hayden School District is to promote continuous growth in student achievement by providing the support and tools to create a safe, motivating and enriching academic program which meets diverse educational needs.

Please visit the Food Service Page for information on the Free and Reduced Program and Application.

Superintendent Sinner 

Back to School Letter 

August 11, 2021

Families of Hayden students,

The start of school is just around the corner and we are excited to be back in full swing! Registration took place on Tuesday, August 3rd. We want to welcome our new families! We have approximately 35 new elementary students and 20 new secondary students. We are thrilled to have them as part of our Hayden family and community! If you missed registration, please stop by or call the office as soon as possible so we can make sure your child(ren) has class placements for back-to-school night and the start of school.

Back to School Night is scheduled for Tuesday, August 17th. Elementary will be from 6:00-7:00 with 20-minute rotations. Times are 6:00, 6:20, and 6:40. With three rotations, you will be able to visit multiple classrooms if you have more than one elementary student. Please coordinate your schedule to make sure you are in the room at the start of the presentation. Secondary will be from 6:30-7:30. All will start in the gymnatorium for a brief 15-minute introduction. You will then rotate through your child’s schedule and attend each class for 5 minutes with a 2-minute transition between the classes.

We are pleased to announce administrative changes. Mr. McDonald will be serving as our PK-12 principal. For the past two years, he has been the elementary principal and prior to that a secondary English teacher for Hayden Schools. He has a strong knowledge base and desire to raise the rigor for what is needed for our students. We also have two teachers joining the administrative staff in a shared position. Mrs. Blomquist and Mrs. Voegtle will share the role of Dean of Students/Assistant Principal along with a focus on curriculum work. Mrs. Blomquist will focus mainly on secondary, and Mrs. Voegtle will focus on elementary. This will meet the needs of our students and staff as we continue to grow.

A letter indicating our mask policy was sent out last week and was available at registration. The Board of Education finalized and approved the recommendation of masks being recommended but not required. The only time students must wear a mask is when riding in district vehicles. This is a federal requirement that is in place until November 1st. Students riding the bus to or from school or during sporting events must wear a mask even if they are vaccinated.

As many of you know we are in a housing shortage in our region. We have lost two quality candidates who would have been an excellent addition to our teaching team due to a lack of housing. If you know anyone who has a rental available or space within a home, please reach out to us so we can share this information. Currently, we are still needing a middle school

English/language arts teacher, K-12 social worker, and secondary counselor. If you know anyone who might be qualified for these positions, please send them our way.

Last year, I hosted Parent/Community Townhall meetings once a month. I plan to continue these with options of in-person and online access. Generally, the agenda is open to any item that is brought up for discussion/clarification. The format will be similar this year, but I do plan to have a few key updates at each meeting to assure that the most current information is being distributed in a timely fashion. The meetings will be scheduled for the third Monday of the month from 6:00-7:00 p.m. The link to the first meeting on Monday, September 20th. For those wishing to join remotely, the information is:

Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87909223700

Meeting ID: 879 0922 3700

Passcode: LTi9iN

We look forward to a rewarding year for our students and families. It is a pleasure to serve as the superintendent in Hayden. An amazing and special place to be.

Respectfully,

Christy L. Sinner, Superintendent

 

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