Saguache News – August 16

Dawn Breaks Over New Chapter, School Year 

New Dawn Over New School Year Saguache today

The dawn of a new morning breaks over the a new school year and a new school building for 2018-19. It’s back-to-school time in Saguache Today

Back-To-School. While these three little words evoke a variety of emotions this time of year, from a sad goodbye to the carefree days of summer, to the excitement of a new school year! But in Saguache Today, back-to-school is all about community and celebrating a new chapter for Mountain Valley Schools. And yes, well some back-to-school stuff too! So head on over to Mountain Valley School for their Open House Bar-b-que from 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Meet the teachers and learn all about the school year. Enrollment packets are currently available and may be picked up from 8 .m. – 4 p.m. in the office.

As most readers know. The Mountain Valley School District is currently underway with a $3.7 million dollar renovation project that will bring the buildings and facility up to a 21st century safe, learning environment. It’s an exciting time for teachers, students and everyone involved in education in Saguache Today. Come and support their efforts and see how the new building is coming along!

School blessing

The Mountain Valley School held a land blessing ceremony in May to commemorate the ground breaking for the new school building which was passed by voters in November 2017. To see more photos, CLICK HERE. Photo: Saguache Today/Kathy Bedell

Last November, Saguache County voter’s approved a $3.7 million Building Excellent Schools Today (BEST) grant initiative. Since then, the district has kept an aggressive timeline in order to meet construction goals. Early this summer, school and community officials welcomed state and corporate partners in a community ground-breaking ceremony. Come and check out the progress since then!Back to school BBQ

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