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Community groups partner for education

By Rosalind Marshall
Special to The PREVIEW

The Archuleta County Education Center (ACEC) Board of Directors was treated to a working lunch provided by students at Pagosa Springs Elementary School for its July meeting.

Photos courtesy Rosalind Marshall A working lunch was provided by students at Pagosa Springs Elementary School as a token of thanks for the successful Summer School Program facilitated by the Archuleta County Education Center. Pictured are school district Superintendent Linda Reed, board vice-president Barry Wheeless, board president Lisa Scott, board member David Smith, Pagosa Springs elementary Principal Kate Lister, board secretary Monica Wamsley, board members Julie Loar and Dick Richardson, school district Assistant Superintendent David Hamilton and board member Dave Richardson. Students also created a poster to thank the board of directors of Archuleta County Education Center and their anonymous donor for the After School Tutoring Program.

Photos courtesy Rosalind Marshall A working lunch was provided by students at Pagosa Springs Elementary School as a token of thanks for the successful Summer School Program facilitated by the Archuleta County Education Center. Pictured are school district Superintendent Linda Reed, board vice-president Barry Wheeless, board president Lisa Scott, board member David Smith, Pagosa Springs elementary Principal Kate Lister, board secretary Monica Wamsley, board members Julie Loar and Dick Richardson, school district Assistant Superintendent David Hamilton and board member Dave Richardson. Students also created a poster to thank the board of directors of Archuleta County Education Center and their anonymous donor for the After School Tutoring Program.

After a tour of the classrooms to see the ACEC-facilitated Summer School Program in action, board members were served lunch by the students. Students decorated the table with colorful and imaginative place settings. The tablecloth was patterned with finger-paint hand prints, centerpieces were set in “Lego” containers, and napkins, napkin rings and name cards were all handmade, decorated with crayons and school-themed fabric.

A colorful “thank you” poster was presented to the board by Kate Lister, Pagosa Springs Elementary School principal. Students from the After School Tutoring Program, which the Education Center administers during the school year, created the poster to comment on how the tutoring program has helped them.GED-grad-2014-Elem-summer-school-2014-043

Archuleta School District (ASD)provides the elementary school facilities for both the Summer School Program and the After School Tutoring Program. This successful partnership with the ACEC, which runs both programs, is made possible by funds from an anonymous donor. Guests at the board meeting were ASD Superintendent Linda Reed and Assistant Superintendent David Hamilton.

This story was posted on July 31, 2014.