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FREMONT COUNTY PARENTS! Please participate in our district Health and Wellness Survey so your voices can be considered as we move the RE-1 Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child efforts forward.
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Cañon City schools receive state's top accountability rating

Six schools in the Cañon City School District received the top rating in the state's accountability system, according to preliminary results the district received earlier this month.

Cañon Exploratory School, Cañon City Middle School, Lincoln School of Science and Technology, McKinley Elementary, Washington Elementary and Mountain View Core Knowledge were rated as performance schools, the highest of four state rankings.

Two schools, Cañon City High School and Harrison K-8, were rated as improvement schools, the second-highest state ranking.
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Cañon City School District chooses rebuilding option

The Cañon City School Board voted unanimously Monday to pursue rebuilding two schools, adding at least one layer of certainty to a facilities discussion that has been largely hypothetical.

"What we're saying now is that this is the starting point," board treasurer Shad Johnson said before the 5-0 vote.

If all goes to the board's plan, the district would tear down and replace Washington Elementary School, rebuild a smaller CCMS and tear down all of the current middle school building, except its historic 1925 core.
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Cañon City School District: Architecture firms provides preliminary designs for new schools

he Cañon City School District plans to apply for a Building Excellent Schools Today grant through the Colorado Department of Education. If the district gets the grant, property owners wouldn't have to pay the full brunt of repair costs but would have to provide a 35 percent match in funds, provided the community passes a bond on the November 2017 ballot. Both options also would allow the district to address $14 million in other repairs districtwide.
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