Monthly Archives: September 2016

Take a Walk on the Wild Side….a Book Walk That Is…

On our Friday,  Professional Development Day, the NRE staff started our day at Bookies Book Store in Denver Central, on Mississippi Ave. From 8:30 to 11:00 am, teachers browsed the shelves in search of Touchstone Books to carry back into … Continue reading

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October soon arrives at NRE….

Dear NRE Families and Friends,  The first two months of school streamed by and we are arriving in October at NRE.  A fabulous first months of friendship building and learning the rituals and routines that shape our days as a … Continue reading

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Human Dissections are Happening in 5th Grade Classrooms !

The students in Mrs. Christine Kounkel’s and Mrs. Becky Lansville’s 5th grade classrooms were hands deep into dissecting and reconstruction of human anatomy! Dr. Frankenstein could learn a lot from these young scientists! Using an Interact  science unit, students worked in teams … Continue reading

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NRE “K” Teacher, Missy Holmes is a Master at Interactive Reading with K-6th Grade Students…

During the AM, Missy is fully engaged with her Kindergarten class. She and her colleague Kim Anderson West, create an engaging, fun and exemplary learning experience for the K’s. In the afternoon, Missy works as a member of the Pedagogical … Continue reading

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Mrs. Yawen Lien, NRE Mandarin Teacher Brings More than Language to Our Students!

Mr. Hamilton dressed up for a photo op with Mrs. Lien. His family lived in China for two years and this time of year always brings back fond memories of their time in China and the many friends that his … Continue reading

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Emergency Preparedness Drill Held Today ~ Emergency “Kits” to be Organized with Your Assistance

Dear Parents, The school held a supervised emergency lockdown drill today, as one of the preparedness drills conducted on a regular basis. The students were coached by their teachers on expectations and they performed remarkably well. The school Emergency Response … Continue reading

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Scale of Economy: Balancing School Enrollment, Class Size and Quality Learning Programs

The Architecture and Budgeting of Our NRE School Programs Requires a Birds Eye Perspective The architecture of the NRE learning program is unique among the Douglas County Schools. It is one of the reasons that our school, built for 450 … Continue reading

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