Summit School District pushes back deadline for summer enrichment program |

Summit School District pushes back deadline for summer enrichment program


Monday, April 20

Summit High School, local scholarship night, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Tuesday, April 21

Dillon Valley Elementary, BAAC meeting, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Central Office, DAAC meeting, 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Summit High School, girls soccer, 4 p.m.

Wednesday, April 22

Summit Middle School, choir concert, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 23

Summit High School, BAAC meeting, 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Summit High School, girls soccer, 4 p.m.

Friday, April 24

Summit Cove Elementary, PTSA meeting, 8:45 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.

Summit High School, girls lacrosse, 4 p.m.

Summit High School, spring airband, 7 p.m.

Saturday, April 25

Summit High School, boys lacrosse, 10 a.m.

Summit High School, prom, 8 p.m.

The Summit School District postponed the application deadline for its summer enrichment program from Monday, April 20, to Friday, April 24.

The Student Enrichment Program Summer 2015 is a new district initiative with the goal of providing all K-12 students engaging, hands-on, high interest learning that fosters critical 21st century skills including collaboration, innovation, creativity and communication.

The program features classes for students entering first grade through 12th grade including robotics, castle building, 3D printing and gold mining. Art and music lessons, educational nature hikes, computer programming and oceanography are also available.

Some courses are targeted to younger students who need extra support in reading and math or older students looking to recover credits to increase their potential for timely graduation.

Other courses are restricted to high school International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme candidates invited by teachers.

The classes will be Monday through Thursday from 8:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. during three summer sessions.

The first will be four weeks from June 8 to July 2, the second will be three weeks from July 13 to July 30 and the third session will be two weeks from Aug. 3 to Aug. 13.

All classes will be at Summit Middle School unless otherwise indicated in the summer enrichment program catalog, available in English and Spanish at All courses are free unless otherwise specified.

Registrants will have an info meeting May 4 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the district’s central administration office in Frisco.

For more information, contact Lisa Webster, summer enrichment program specialist (970-547-4697;, Julie McCluskie, district communications coordinator (970-368-1013; or Robin O’Meara, director of curriculum and instruction (970-368-1205,

CMC announces graduation date

Spring commencement ceremonies for Colorado Mountain College students in Breckenridge and Dillon will take place at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 1, at the Keystone Conference Center, at 21966 Highway 6 in Keystone.

This spring’s commencement celebrates graduates earning associate degrees, certificates of occupational proficiency, general equivalency diplomas and, for the third year, bachelor’s degrees from the college.

The commencement speaker will be CMC’s COO and chief of staff Matt Gianneschi. He will be joined by graduating student Amber Parnow (Bachelor of Arts in sustainability studies), who will serve as the master of ceremonies throughout commencement.

A light reception will follow the graduation ceremonies. For more information, call Debbie Devine at 453-6757.

RadioCMC streams live

Colorado Mountain College’s student-run radio station, RadioCMC, is now streaming live at

In addition to live music, artist profiles and a local music hour, listeners can hear recorded episodes of the interview program “Inside the Mountain.”

The latest episode of “Inside the Mountain” offers a candid, informal conversation with Carrie Besnette Hauser, president and CEO of the college. She answers how she sees the future of higher education and CMC, as well as what she listen to on her iPod.

To hear the interview, go to:

RadioCMC also can be heard over the airwaves, at 93.9 FM in Glenwood Springs and 102.7 FM in Aspen.

Send local education news to reporter Alli Langley at

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