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Did you know that Montrose County School District is Colorado’s First STEM School District? Watch this five-minute video and see all of the exciting experiences that are available right here in Montrose and Olathe! You don’t have to be in Denver for your children to have the experience of a lifetime.  MCSD-Colorado's First STEM District Please share and like the video on our CES Facebook Page.


Conferences: Wed. Feb. 19 and Thu. Feb. 20
Half Day Thu. Feb. 20 Dismissal 12:05
No School Fri Feb 21 & Mon. Feb. 24
Robotics Tue. Feb 25
School Store Wed. Feb 
Applebee's Fundraiser 4-7pm Thu. Feb 27
Eagle Assembly Fri. March 6 2:15pm
3rd Quarter Ends Thu. March 12
No School Fri. March 13
Spring Pictures Thu March 19
4th Grade Showcase Thu March 19

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Meeting Dates:
March 10
April 14
May 12


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As a parent of a student at Cottonwood Elementaryyou have the right to know the professional qualifications of the classroom teacher who instructs your child. This is a requirement for all districts that receive Title I funds. Federal law allows you to request certain information about your student’s classroom teacher. The law also requires the district to give you this information in a timely manner upon request. Listed below is the information about which you have the right to ask for regarding each of your student’s classroom teachers.

Whether the Colorado Department of Education has licensed or endorsed your student’s teacher for the grades and subjects taught.
• Whether CDE has decided that your student’s teacher can teach in a classroom without being licensed or qualified under state regulations because of special circumstances.
• The teacher’s college major; whether the teacher has any advanced degrees, and, if so, the subject of the degrees.
• Whether any teachers’ aides or similar para educators provide services to your child and, if they do, their qualifications. 


Please contact Linda Weyers at 970-249-7400 if you would like to receive any of this information.

Como padre de un alumno en Cottonwood Elementary usted tiene el derecho de conocer las calificaciones profesionales de el/la maestro(a) que enseña a su hijo(a). Este es un requisito para todos los distritos que reciben fondos del Título I. La ley federal le permite solicitar cierta información sobre el/la maestro(a) de su estudiante. La ley también requiere que el distrito le dé esta información de manera oportuna a petición. A continuación se ofrece la información de la que usted tiene el derecho de solicitar en relación con cada uno de los maestros de su estudiante. 

Si el Departamento de Educación de Colorado (CDE) ha autorizado o aprobado el/la maestro(a) de su hijo(a) para los grados y materias que se imparten.
• Si CDE ha decidido que el/la maestro(a) de su estudiante puede enseñar en un aula sin licencia o calificado(a) bajo las regulaciones estatales debido a circunstancias especiales.
• La especialidad de el/la maestro(a); si el/la maestro(a) tiene algún grado avanzado, y si es así, el tema de los grados.
• Si algún asistente de los/las profesores(as)-educadores(as) o similares ofrecen servicios a su hijo(a) y, si lo hacen, sus calificaciones. 

 Por favor, póngase en contacto con Linda Weyers en 970-249-7400 si desea recibir cualquiera de esta información.



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If you would like to continue providing your support through the City Market Cares Community Rewards Program you MUST renew your card every January.   If you would like to support our school through the City Market Cares Community Rewards Program you will need to enroll your City Market card by clicking HERE.  You will be taken to the City Market website.  Enrollment is easy.  Simply create an account, or enter your current account information, click on ENROLL and enter Cottonwood's account number of 10136.  You may also enter Cottonwood Elementary in the search criteria.  Your support through City Market provides many learning opportunities for the students here at Cottonwood.  Your support is greatly appreciated!


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