Naming nominations being accepted for new middle school and high school
School District 27J is currently accepting naming nominations for its two newest schools, Middle School No. 5 and comprehensive High School No. 3. The High School No. 3 campus is currently under construction and scheduled to open in August 2018 in Thornton. When it opens, it will be home to ninth- and 10th-grade students as well as sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students until a permanent Middle School No. 5 campus opens nearby in 2020. Click here to learn about school naming criteria and submit a naming nomination for one or both of the new schools
Brighton High School Check It Out Night for Eighth graders & parents on Feb. 1
Brighton High School will hold a Check It Out Night for eighth grade students and their parents on Wednesday, Feb. 1 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Brighton High School in the auditorium, 270 S. 8th Ave. in Brighton. Students and parents are encouraged to attend one of the welcome sessions, either at 6 p.m or 6:30 p.m. to receive information about the high school registration process.
Upcoming Kindergarten Round-Up Dates at 27J Elementary Schools
Parents are encouraged to attend upcoming informational Kindergarten Round-Up events at the elementary school where their child will attend kindergarten for the 2017-2018 school year. Here are some of the upcoming dates:Thimmig Elementary School: Kindergarten Round Up, Jan. 25, 2:30-4:30 p.m.; Feb. 22, 8:45-11 a.m.; March 22 (paperwork only.) West Ridge Elementary School: Kindergarten Round Up, Jan. 25, 3-4 p.m. and Pennock Elementary School: Kindergarten Round Up, Feb. 22, 3-4 p.m.; April 19, 5-6 p.m.
Upcoming Achieve Institute Informational meetings
Interested parents are encouraged to attend upcoming informational meetings to learn more about Achieve Insitute, School District 27J's targeted gifted and talented program. Achieve Institute is expanding to sixth grade for the 2017-2018 school year and is currently accepting applications for grades K-6. Click here for meeting dates and more information
Open Enrollment - Choice of Schools begins Jan. 10
For parents interested in enrolling their child in a school outside of their designated school attendance boundary area, the Open Enrollment - Choice of Schools window opens Jan. 10. Click here for additional information and to download an application