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Lincoln School of Science and Technology's Tammy DeWolfe finalist for statewide principal award

Cañon City School District Superintendent George Welsh said in his 20 years as a superintendent, he's only ever nominated one other administrator for a prestigious statewide award for principals.

Tammy DeWolfe, the principal of Lincoln School of Science and Technology, became the second when he nominated her for the 2017 Colorado Association of School Executives' National Distinguished Principal Elementary for Colorado Award.
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National Qualifying Congress Tournament at Discovery Canyon HS

This batch of Tigers just returned from a successful two days a the National Qualifying Congress Tournament at Discovery Canyon HS. Here's a rundown of how they did:

- Rochella Lamborn and Racheal Lamman were nominated for outstanding speaker.
- Racheal Lamman was the Presiding Officer in her chamber.
- Gillian Hardy won the outstanding speaker award.
- Alisha Chapman and Emily Reynolds were finalists and Competed in the Super Session.
- Matthew Logan and Ariana Garcia competed in the senate. Matthew is the 4th Alternate and Ariana Garcia is the 1st Alternate to the National Tournament in Alabama.

Great work Tigers. Proud of all of you!
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New Classes coming to CCHS

By May 2018, Cañon City High School students could end up with professional art portfolios, video production skills and a new outlook on international affairs.

It all depends on which classes they choose under the school's new curriculum.

Five CCHS teachers and principal Bill Summers presented seven new class offerings to the Cañon City School Board on Monday. The classes, which will be implemented during the 2017-2018 school year, are part of the school's ongoing shift in curriculum.
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Special recognition goes out to Allen Hayes from the Cañon City High School Army JROTC Drill Team.

Special recognition goes out to Allen Hayes from the Cañon City High School Army JROTC Drill Team. This young man displayed tremendous concentration and attention to detail and he was the runner up, of more than 225 competitors, in the Individual Drill and Ceremony competition at the Colorado State University Drill Meet on 01-28-2017. A splendid performance by a Cadet that truly sets the example for others to emulate.
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GATE LEGO Simple Machines Challenge

Third Graders at Harrison School competed last night in the LEGO Simple Machines Challenge in Colorado Springs. Their task was to build a machine that would take mini marshmallows from a mining area to various places on the mat. The places on the mat were worth different point values. The machine requirements were to have three moving parts and use at least two simple machines. The students could put the marshmallows into the machine, but only the machine could drop them on the mat.The design challenge was an exercise in teamwork, problem solving, and creativity. Mrs. Konty received a grant from the Challenger Learning Center to make this possible! Way to go Mrs. Konty, Blake, Broden, Terrence, and Dustin! You represented Canon City Schools well last night.
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First Grade Science Kids

First grade teachers are implementing the a new science kit unit this year entitled Animal Classification. Students are learning about, among other things, aquatic frogs!
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Cañon City High School seeks donations for Fun Fest event

For seniors at Cañon City High School, attending Fun Fest the day before graduation has become a rite of passage.

"It's part of our heritage. It's part of our county history," said Shad Johnson, an event organizer and the treasurer of the Cañon City School Board.

With games, prizes and dinner, the May event, which focuses on keeping seniors safe before graduation, is entering its 29th year. Ahead of this year's event, set for May 24, organizers are looking for donations to help fund it.
- Article and picture courtesy of Canon City Daily Record
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