Huerfano County Notice of Election Booklet error

Huerfano County Notice of Election Booklet error. The last bulleted item in the Pro Statement should read $100, 000 (not $100,00) per market value home (instead of actual home value). The corrected statement should read as follows:
An approximate $16 million bond, partnered with a state funded BEST grant of approximately $21 million, results in a $37 million new, state of the art school and needed repairs to our other school facilities costing taxpayers only $8.05 a month per $100,000 of market home value. Passing this bond is an investment in the future of our students and in the Walsenburg and Gardner communities.
Thank you,
Mike Moore

Election Notice to Create Financial Obligation

Election Notice to Create Financial Obligation

The PDF version of this is located here:  Election Notice to Create Financial Obligation

SENATE BILL 03-139 (§ 1-7-908, C.R.S.) NOTICE

HUERFANO SCHOOL DISTRICT RE-1

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Education of the above referenced school district (the “School District”) of the information required under Section 1-7-908, Colorado Revised Statutes.

General Fund Information
Year Revenues Expenditures Ending Balance
July 1, 2016-June 30, 2017 $5,159,589 $4,538,712 $2,254,833
July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018 $5,758,084 $5,375,282 $2,337,635
July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019 $6,080,257 $5,862,767 $2,280,125
July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020 $6,651,721 $6,454,633 $2,198,714
July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021 (projected) $4,920,871 $5,273,863 $1,403,908

 Bond Redemption Fund Information

Year Revenues Expenditures Ending Balance
July 1, 2016-June 30, 2017 $419,105 $415,556 $677,413
July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018 $453,246 $430,000 $700,659
July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019 $442,618 $409,350 $733,927
July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020 $436,036 $413,625 $756,338
July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021 (projected) $411,350 $412,525 $728,577
Short Term Financial Obligation Information
Year Amount Incurred During Fiscal Year
July 1, 2016-June 30, 2017 $0
July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018 $0
July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019 $0
July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020 $0
July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021 (projected) $0

Emergency Reserve

The School District’s emergency reserve required by Section 20(5) of Article X of the Colorado Constitution is held in the School District’s ____General____ Fund.

The School District’s emergency reserve fund has been fully funded by cash or investments for the current fiscal year and each of the last four fiscal years.

Financial Information Review

The School District’s audited financial statements for the last four fiscal years, any management letters that have been made public and have been provided to the School District by its auditors in connection with the preparation of its audits for the last four fiscal years, and the School District’s budget for the current fiscal year may be reviewed by any person at the following location or locations:

__201 E. 5th Street, Walsenburg CO  81089  or  http://huerfano.k12.co.us/?page_id=65

Short term financial obligation means cash-flow debt or other financial obligation that has a term of not more than one year.

Election Notice to Create Financial Obligation

Transportation: In town bus students and parents

In town bus students and parents: I am asking that as many of you as possible please consider walking to school or be driven to school so as to limit the number of riders in order to reduce the # of students on that particular bus for the time being with Covid restrictions in place. Thank you so much. Please share this with families with in town bus riders.
Mike Moore

Letter from Health Dept. to Re-1 Regarding Opening process.

Letter from Las Animas-Huerfano Counties District Health Department to Huerfano School District Re-1 Regarding School opening plans.

August 27, 2020

Mr. Moore,
I wanted to say “Thank You” to you and your staff for taking time out of your busy schedules to meet with the health department regarding the re-opening plans for John Mall High School and Peakview School. We were very pleased to see how much dedication and thought went into these reopening plans.
After reviewing each schools plan, the health department feels that John Mall High School and Peakview School meet the requirements of CDE, CDPHE and the local public health order.
We wish you all the best of luck for a healthy and safe re-opening. Please reach out to Cathy Montera, RN., Robin Sykes, or myself if you have any questions.
Respectfully,

Kimberly Gonzales,
Executive Director

 

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August 10, 2020 – Regular School Board Meeting Agenda

NOTE: Our School Board meetings are open for the public to observe and comment where appropriate, however to discourage ‘hacking’ or ‘zoombombing’ we are only sharing the live stream via Facebook live.

If you are needing to address the board for any specific agenda item or if you’d like to participate in the commentary portion of the agenda under “Citizens to address the board”, please contact our Administration office (Lorna) at 719-738-1520 for the zoom information.

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Huerfano School District Re-1
Regular School Board Meeting
August 10, 2020 5:30 pm District Office

  1. Call to Order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Roll Call
  4. Approval of August 10, 2020 Agenda
  5. Welcome, Focus, and Recognition
    5.1. Board Teamwork
    5.2. Staff/Student Recognition
    5.3. Citizens to Address the Board
  6. Administrative Report
    Will be given at the August 24, 2020 Board Meeting
  7. Routine Business
    7.1. Consideration/Board Minutes
    7.1.1. July 27, 2020 /Regular Board Meeting Minutes
  8. Discussion Items
    8.1. Superintendent updates: CHSAA approved calendar for athletics and activities.
    Campaign Committee Meeting (Bond Issue), Gardner Valley School, Huerfano County and School Meeting to pursue El Pomar Grant, PPE equipment, Employee Quarantine due to Covid 19 exposure.
    8.2. Peakview 1st week overview meetings/training
    8.3. JMHS 1st week overview meetings/training
    8.4. 2nd reading Policy JLCDA Students with Food Allergies
    8.5. 2nd Reading Policy IC/ICA School Year/School Calendar/Instruction Time
    8.6. Lunch Program Drive through and pickup specifics
  9. Action Items
    9.1. Approve Peakview Long Term Sub Briana Crump.
    9.2. Approve letter of resignation Carolyn Brown.
    9.3. Approve new fire alarm system for Peakview School not to exceed $10,908.43.
    9.4. Approve 2nd reading Policy JLCDA Students with Food Allergies
    9.5. Approve 2nd Reading Policy IC/ICA School Year/School Calendar/Instruction Time
    9.6. Approve the Staff and Student Handbooks for John Mall High School and Peakview School
  10. Information Item
  11. Adjournment

8-10-2020 Regular Board Meeting Agenda

PDF Version of the Agenda is located on our website:
http://huerfano.k12.co.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/August-10-2020Regular-Board-Meeting-Agenda-With-Memo.pdf

Huerfano RE-1 Reopening of Schools Plan for 2020-2021

Huerfano RE-1 Reopening of Schools Plan for 2020-2021

Huerfano RE-1 Schools (Peakview pk-8 and John Mall HS) will begin school with online/remote instruction. Huerfano RE-1 will hope for a normal return to school on September 8, 2020 after further review and analysis of the Covid 19 virus levels in the state, county and in schools that returned to normal to start their school year. New student Chromebooks will be distributed when students return in small groups for online training on 8/17 or 8/18.

Huerfano RE-1 does not expect nor anticipate that students will spend 8 hours in front of their Chromebook. We will make every effort to provide exceptional lessons in a reduced amount of time. The starting and ending times of student classes will be determined by building level Principals. Lessons shall also be recorded for viewing at an alternate time.

Sack breakfast and lunches will be served in a similar drive-through manner as this past spring. Only Peakview and John Mall HS enrolled students are eligible for these sack breakfasts and lunches. Students will receive 2 days’ worth of meals during each pick-up. Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:30am-12:30pm

Schedule of events

8/3-8/6-Monday-Thursday School Registration/Enrollment (Peakview and John Mall HS)

9:00am-12:00pm and 2:00pm-4:00pm

8/10/20- Monday-Teachers return to school

8/17/20-Monday- Students will return to school in small groups (schedule TBD ASAP) to receive training in online learning instructional delivery platform, online learning etiquette and expectations.

8/18/20-Tuessday- Students return to school in small groups (schedule TBD ASAP) to receive training in online learning instructional delivery platform, online learning etiquette and expectations

8/19/20- Wednesday- 1st day of online instruction for students. Online instruction class schedules and sack food pick-up information will be provided to parents at registration and passed out to students during their online learning training session on the 17th/18th

Reopening Plans for 2020-2021

Sack Lunches for Back to School

July 29, 2020

Dear Parents,
Huerfano School District RE-1 will hand out sack lunches while we are resuming school online. Students registered at Peakview or John Mall High School in grades PK-12 qualify for meals. Parents will need to sign a permission slip to obtain a meal card. Once you receive this meal card, please have it with you each time you arrive to pick up meals. If you are unable to pick up meals, a parent or guardian may give their meal card to a designated person to pick up meals on their behalf. If you wish to pre-register for meals, please fill out the attached permission slip. permission slip for meals . You may also obtain a permission slip at the Huerfano RE-1 District office located at 201 East 5th Street.
The start date for sack meal distribution is Tuesday August 18, 2020. We will hand out sacks on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. Each sack will contain two breakfast and two lunch meals. We will continue to hand out sacks in this manner until we resume in-person instruction. Please check our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/HuerfanoRe1/ and our district web page http://huerfano.k12.co.us/ for updates.
Please feel free to email Tara Burke at or call 719-695-0095 for more information.

Sincerely,

HUERFANO SCHOOL DISTRICT FOOD SERVICE DEPARTMENT
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