Sixth grader Brooklyn Drogsvold clicked away intently on her computer, the image of a sea turtle changing colors on the laptop screen in front of her.
The scene inside the expansive Webber Middle School science classroom could best be described as organized chaos.
The Poudre School District Board of Education voted Tuesday night to approve the district’s purchase of a south Fort Collins building that will permanently house the District’s forthcoming Futures Lab project.
The Colorado Department of Education has honored Poudre School District with its ELPA Excellence Award for elementary grade spans.
Poudre School District is excited to announce that its Futures Lab project is set to launch inaugural programming in the 2019-20 school year.
Through the Futures Lab project, PSD’s goal is to offer students programs and pathways to pursue passions in an applied learning environment that complements and enhances PSD’s long-standing and robust college and career-readiness programs.
Whether students are preparing for college or on a path leading directly to a career, PSD Career and Technical Education gives students a curriculum to help them be successful in the workplace, higher education and community.
Throughout February, the CTE community is celebrating CTE Month to raise awareness about the educational opportunities and support they give students to help prepare them for careers and college.
Poudre School District’s four-year graduation rate increased to 84 percent in 2018, bringing it 3.3 percent above the statewide rate of 80.7 percent.
The Colorado Department of Education announced Wednesday that it is honoring 18 Poudre School District schools with prestigious awards for academic excellence and student academic growth.
Graduating high school seniors who are highly proficient in another language can receive the PSD Seal of Biliteracy on their diploma.
Poudre School District students continued to perform at higher levels than their counterparts across the state on the 2018 Colorado Measures of Academic Success exams (CMAS).
The tests, administered last spring, assess performance in English Language Arts and Mathematics in grades 3-8 as well as Social Studies and Science in select grades. Student performance on the PSAT 9, PSAT 10, and SAT were also released with the standardized test scores.
Highlights from this year’s assessments include: