High Plains Elementary
Parent Guide to Colorado Standards and Student Activities

Check the bag coming home with your student on May 10 or 11 to learn about:
  • Colorado's 2020 Standards
  • How to support your child's learning through the standards
  • Following a Science, English, and Math standards strand through the grades
  • A paper plate challenge activity
If your child completes and returns the paper plate challenge activity by May 17, 2021, he/she will be entered in a prize drawing!

Run with Timber
Run with Timber is the annual Fun Run fundraiser sponsored by the High Plains PTO. The kids run around the track for 20-25 minutes and collect donations to earn prizes. Proceeds go toward teacher grants, activities, and programs in our school!

🏃🏻‍♂️Run with Timber Run Day: Tuesday, May 4th🏃🏻‍♀️

Pledges can be collected electronically through 
PayForIt (www.payforit.net)
  • Select the "fundraiser" tab at the top,
  • Select State "Colorado"
  • Select District "CO-Academy School District Twenty"
  • Select School-"High Plains Elementary"
  • Item Select-"HPE Run with Timber"
  • The unit price is $1, change the quantity to match your pledge
  • Be sure to include the student's name in the "additional information" box

Thank you for supporting High Plains Elementary!


Bald for Bucks

High Plains is teaming up with Rampart High School in Bald for Bucks!
Are you or a family member interested in shaving your head for Bald for Bucks or cutting 8 or more inches of your hair for Children With Hair Loss? If so, now is the time to sign up! Registration and a $10 per participant fee (checks can be made out to RHS) are due by Monday, April 26th. Students can continue raising money past the $10 fee through May 14th. Let’s see if we can raise more than $1,000! Students who shave their heads will be allowed to wear fleece or knit hats in the building until the remainder of the year.

Click on "Join Your Classroom Team"
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Instead of participating in the event at Rampart, we will be getting creative here at High Plains. You have the option to have your hair cut or shaved at home with the help of a parent. You have the option to arrange your cut or shave with your own stylist. If you need assistance in finding a stylist that will donate the service, please contact the office or Mr. Brubaker.

Congratulations! High Plains Elementary Kindergarten earns the 2021 Best of Colorado Springs Award!

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Choose High Plains Elementary

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Did you miss the Choice Night presentation?
View the presentation and school video tour below!
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Ready for Kindergarten?
If you have a child who will be 5 years old on or before October 1, 2021, you can register for tuition-free, full day kindergarten.

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Click below to access resources to help with eLearning.

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heart-3846613_1280.pngVisit the Counselor's Page !


WANTED
eLearning and Favorite Mask Pictures 
for the Yearbook
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PLEASE take a moment to capture and share pictures of your child eLearning and/or in his or her favorite mask! We will be dedicating a few pages in the yearbook to these memorable moments.


Pictures can be uploaded to TreeRing, our yearbook publisher, by creating an account and uploading photos.

Create Your TreeRing Yearbook Account.pdf

Eng - Guide to Shared Photos.pdf

Spanish - Guide to Shared Photos.pdf

TreeRing account is needed for purchasing a yearbook and uploading pictures.


Alternatively, you can email pictures to our yearbook editor at suzanne.williams@asd20.org


Thank you for helping us in making a fun and memorable yearbook!

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 School Hours


  • ​8:15 am to 3:15 pm​ M, T, Th, F
  • 10:15 am to 3:15 pm Wed
  • Morning Kindergarten - 8:15 am - 11:45 am​
  • Breakfast starts at 7:55 am
  • Outside Supervision starts at 7:55 am​ 
  • Doors open for classroom access at 8:05 am
  • Morning Preschool 8 am -11 am 
  • Afternoon Preschool 12 pm - 3 pm