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Congratulations to Jennifer Taylor-TES First Grade Teacher
Newest National Board Certified Teacher in Telluride!

Telluride School District is pleased to congratulate Jennifer Taylor on receiving her Early Childhood Generalist Certification through the NBCT Certification Program.  This National Certification is earned after presenting a portfolio, self-evaluations, video examples, and passing a national assessment.  This certificate is recognized nationwide by most states as one of the highest recognitions of a master teacher.  Please help us congratulate Mrs. Taylor on her accomplishment.  For more information on the National Board for Certified Teachers, please click here.

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Jack Plantz finished 3rd in the Class 2A State Cross Country Championship which was held in Colorado Springs on 10/25/14.  He finished less than 1/10th of a second out of second place in an exciting race to the finish with a runner from Custer County.  Jack was named first team All-State which is an incredible achievement and a well-deserved recognition.  Jack will be competing at the NXN Nike Southwest Regional Championship Saturday, November 22.
*  Soleil Gaylord finished 7th in the Class 2A State Cross Country Championship which was held in Colorado Springs on 10/25/14.  Her finish led the Telluride girl’s team  to a 2nd place team ranking at the meet.  Soleil had an amazing freshman season with several top 10 finishes at major invitationals during the season.  She also was the Class 2A Western Region Individual Champion winning with an outstanding time of 19:45.  Soleil was named All-State in recognition for her achievements.
*  Anna Fake finished 10th in the Class 2A State Cross Country Championship which was held in Colorado Springs on 10/25/14.  The junior stand-out battled injuries throughout the season, but came through when it counted.  With a 5th place at Regionals to go with her state podium finish, Anna proved she will one of the best as she comes back for her senior year.  Anna earned All-State recognition for her achievements.


Mikaela Balkind, a senior at the Telluride High School,  has been chosen to participate in the Colorado Coaches of Girls Sports All State Volleyball Games. This is a wonderful accomplishment and a true honor. The athletes were nominated by the coaches in their league, and the coaches representing all the leagues make the final decision on who will participate. There were approximately 160-170 girls in the 2A division, 62 on the All State ballot, and 18 who made the final cut. The ultimate determination is made based upon talent, dedication, team play and leadership. The All State Volleyball Games are designed to provide the girls with a venue to showcase their talents.
Mikaela has shown her dedication to the sport and her team mates at every practice and game. She was a wonderful team leader and team captain. She is also an academic with a high grade point average. She has earned her participation in the All State Games. Mikaela’s tenacity has been developed under the fine tutelage of her coaches Fawnda Rogers, and Rhea Depaghter.
The Games will take place on Sunday, November 16th at Arvada West High School, in Arvada Colorado. The games start at 9:00 and continue for most of the day.
When you see Mikaela, please give her warm congratulation

1st place at the Dolores Knowledge Bowl Meet. Jackie Allen, Wynton Brown, Jaden Evans, Will Jansen, Spencer Keating

KOTO Access
Hear episodes of KOTO Access with 
Dr. Schumacher and Board President Paul Reich and guests


November 3, 2014-KOTO Access-Hear Joanna MacDonald and Susana Garcia discuss the Pilot Dual Immersion Kindergarten Program at TES-Click here to listen to the November 3 broadcast

October 23, 2014 KOTO Access- Click here to listen to the October 23 broadcast

September 2014 Access- Click here to listen to the September Broadcast.

Fall Fun

Girl's 2nd place                     Jack Photo finish
Cross Country Team ROCKS it at State

•The girls team finished second in state – 1st time ever for the program!
Soleil finished 7th, Anna was 10th, Larkin was 12th, Esme was 29th, Natalia was 45th and Alyssa was 61st.
•The girls race was incredibly exciting.  Final scores were Lyons 20, Telluride 24, and Heritage Christian 24.  The tie for 2nd/3rd was broken by our 4th runners.  Esme beat the Heritage Christian 4th runner by 2 places to take the trophy.
•The boys team finished 5th place.  An awesome finish for this team!.
•Jack Plantz finished 3rd in a photo finish with the runner from Custer County.  Great run by him.

Way to Go X-Country Miners!
Thank you to our great coaches Keith, Alicia, and Tom!


Board Meeting Videos
Click here to see the latest TSD Board meeting videos.  Thank you to Telluride TV for filming our monthly board meetings.

MS Band Info-Concert

Mrs. Muckerman and students in the MS band performed a mini info-concert for parents in the band room. GREAT JOB, BAND!
MS band info concert


Congratulations to the Telluride School District Homecoming Court
and the 2014 Telluride High School King and Queen.

                                                   King Philip Hubenette and
Queen King and Queen
Hannah Greene

Tabor Notice for Bond Indebtedness for 2014 Election
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Drama Students Produce a Play in 48 Hours

Students perform play by local playwright Jeff Hansen!

THS Designated GOLD 2014 Best High Schools in the US


THS Selected for 4th Annual AP Honor Roll

The College Board is announcing the 4th Annual AP District Honor Roll — a list of 477 districts across the U.S. and Canada being honored for increasing access to AP® course work while simultaneously maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher on AP Exams. Reaching these goals indicates that these districts are successfully identifying motivated, academically prepared students who are likely to benefit from rigorous AP course work.

Read more about the AP Honor Roll by clicking the icon.

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