Weld Re-3J: Highlights of Community Schools
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Weld Re-3J: Highlights of Community Schools


[Music] What does it take for students to succeed? It takes a community. A community of dedicated educators… …parents… …business owners… …and community residents. At Weld County School District RE-3J… …we believe in our community… …and we believe in all of our learners. The district begins its expansive
480 square mile footprint… …along the I-76 corridor… …just 25 miles northeast of Denver. Pride radiates… …from Lochbuie… …Hudson… …Keenesburg… …and further into the eastern plains… …in Roggen and Prospect Valley. Our regional diversity strengthens us. Weld RE-3J’s primary mission is
student achievement… …and thanks to the community’s
generous financial support… …our growing student population benefits… …from newer and renovated facilities… …innovative programs… …and rich instruction. [Music] [Pencil scratches] [POP!] Meadow Ridge Elementary School… …is RE-3J’s newest addition of schools… …and sits on the western edge of
our growing district’s boundaries… …in Lochbuie. As a Pre-K through second grade school… …early learning is our unique focus. A grand media center is a
focal point of the school… …empowering the love of reading. Thousands of books are surrounded by
spaces used by all ages. Including the multi-purpose cafeteria… …music room… …art room… …and STEM Lab. Separate grade-based pods stretch
throughout the school… …where traditional classrooms… …share collaborative workspaces… …with age-appropriate technology. Outdoor spaces help the young explorers
expand their learning. The mission of empowering early
learners and leaders… …is evident at Meadow Ridge! [Music] As a “Leader In Me” school… …Lochbuie Elementary… …takes pride in having attained
Lighthouse status. Where the culture here… …is to identify the leadership
qualities in all of us. The dome of Lochbuie Elementary School… …is visible to all in town… …and illuminates a large atrium… …where we frequently welcome our
parents and community guests. Our renovated media center is
central to the school… …showcasing a love for reading
and cooperative learning. Students love to engage in
hands-on activities… …through STEM… …and art. And also actively participate… …in our music and physical
education programs… …offered by the district. We believe in students taking
ownership of their learning… …as each student sets… …and monitors their own
learning objectives. Creating leaders and learners… …isn’t just a motto for
Lochbuie Elementary School… …it’s our way of life! [Music] The Hoff community believes in
developing strong minds… … compassionate hearts and dedicated learners. Strong parent support and a welcoming
atmosphere for volunteers… …increase students’ academic engagement. Hoff Elementary boasts small class sizes… …in a comfortable learning environment… …where individual student needs and
talents can be nurtured. STEM education is integrated
into core learning… …with all having access to the SMART Lab… …for exploration in math and science. Play is an important component of… …children’s social and
emotional development… …and children have plenty of access with
our wide open backyard… …and through our regular
physical education programs. Our Hoff Howl can be heard throughout
the eastern plains of our our district! The Keenesburg and surrounding
community pride… …is alive at Hoff Elementary! [Music] The pride of the Hudson
community stands tall… …as we are the only two-story
school in RE-3J… …with dramatic views of the
Rocky Mountains to the west… …and the rolling plains to the east. The views inside are just as stunning… …with enormous windows casting
natural light into spacious… …collaborative learning areas. The media center serves as a
welcoming entrance to visitors… …and the heart of the school. Books abound and learning
can be viewed… …in the adjacent art and STEM spaces. Music is showcased in our
two-story music room… …where children sing, dance,
and play instruments. Learning is enhanced with an
outdoor courtyard… …that introduces students to the
Great Solar Eclipse of 2017… A wondrous historical event… …which occurred during the
community design process. Our Huskies engage in learning in
traditional and explorative ways… …at Hudson Elementary! [Music] Cardinal Community Academy… …is RE-3J’s charter public school… …consisting of one round of classes… …for students in kindergarten
through 8th grade. As the district’s eastern-most school… …the four day week suits
parents and students… …who elect to attend CCA. A newly added library is used
continually for reading… …small group work, and various
collaborative meetings. Like other district schools… …a SMART Lab offers all grades
experiential learning opportunities… …and dually allows for STEM activities… …and scientific experimentation. An outdoor classroom allows for
education about nature… …or a safe space to take messier
experiments outdoors. Music, art, and physical education classes… …are held in the adjacent auxiliary building. Parent involvement is key to the
success of CCA students! [Music] [Whoosh!] Empowering students to become… …caring, respectful, life-long learners… …is our vision at
Weld Central Middle School. We believe in educating the whole child… …and staff members invest themselves… …in understanding the social-emotional… …and academic needs of all children. Strengthening core academics
to help students… …become ready for their
high school experience… …is enhanced through collaborative
learning spaces… …advanced math and language arts courses… …a STEM program with a fully
equipped SMART Lab… …visual and performing arts… …and physical education. Extra-curricular activities aligned to
high school programs… …round out the middle schoolers’ experience. This is an exciting age for children… …and our learners are equipped for
their future challenges… …with renovated facilities… …engaging curriculum… …and strong home support! [Music] At Weld Central High School… …we strive to provide opportunities
for all our students… …to achieve their milestone of graduation
and success beyond high school. Weld Central offers a variety of
elective course offerings… …concurrent enrollment options,
and extra-curricular activities. The Ag Education and FFA programs
at Weld Central… …continue to be second to none… …with strong enrollment and a
variety of elective options. Students continue to benefit from
experiences in Wood Shop… …Welding… …Food & Nutrition Sciences… …and Visual & Performing Arts programs. In addition to the many
Career & Technical Education options… …the district’s STEM initiative
now spans K-12. A recording studio sets the
high school STEM experience… …apart from the lower grade programs. Weld Central is proud of
award-winning clubs… …such as the Technology Student Association… …leadership options such as
Student Council… …and more traditional sporting activities… …such as basketball… …soccer… …track & field… …football… …and more. Most importantly… …Weld Central is the hub of the
RE-3J community… …where we frequently welcome
parents and community members… …to many of our gathering spaces
where Rebel pride abounds. Through a depth of course offerings… …rigorous core instruction from a
committed staff… …and strong community support… …Weld Central students can find their
personal path to success! [Music] It takes every person… …every day… …collaborating and learning together. Let’s continue to create our future… …together! [Music] [Captions by Digital Verite Productions, LLC]

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