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  • School Mission Statement:
    Overland Trail Middle School strives to develop lifelong learners who are responsible, open-minded, caring global citizens. We challenge students to develop 21st Century skills by means of high academic standards and opportunities.

    La escuela preparatoria Overland Trail se esfuerza para desarrollar aprendices  de por vida que sean ciudadanos globales responsables, de mente abierta y comprensivos. Desafiamos a los estudiantes a desarrollar habilidades del siglo 21 por medio de estándares académicos altos y oportunidades.

    Overland Trail Middle School Spring Parent Teacher Conferences  March 21, 4:00 to 7:30 p.m. and March 22, 4:00 to 7:30 p.m.  Please visit with your student’s classroom teachers. You will find them in the following areas.


    Exploratory teachers: Ms. Love, Mr. Simkins, Ms. Thompson, Ms. LeSage, Ms. Abbott, Ms. Rodriguez, and Mr. Cox will be in Lab B off of our library.

    6th grade teachers-cafeteria

    7th grade teachers-west side of the main gym

    8th grade teachers-east side of the main gym

    Intervention teachers: Ms. Smith-#504, Ms. Weber-#601, Ms. Key- #503, Ms. Lott - #803, and Ms. Reynolds-#605


    *Please remember to keep your conference under 10 minutes, this will allow time for all parents to visit with their student’s teachers.

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District News

  • 27J announces Britt Travis has been selected to serve as principal of Brantner Elementary

    27J Schools is pleased to announce that Britt Travis, current dean at Henderson Elementary School, has been selected to serve as the Principal at Brantner Elementary starting this July. Current Principal, Michele Saller recently accepted the position of principal at Vikan Middle. Read more.

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  • Colorado Dept. of Education recognizes two 27J schools for academic achievement

    27J Schools is pleased to announce that North Elementary in Brighton and Brantner Elementary in Thornton have been recognized by the Colorado Department of Education for outstanding academic achievement. Click to read more.

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  • Riverdale Ridge High receives $35,000 grant from Toyota USA Foundation and Project Lead the Way

    27J Schools is pleased to announce that Riverdale Ridge High, 27J’s newest high school slated to open in August 2018, has been awarded a three-year, $35,000 grant from Toyota USA Foundation and Project Lead The Way (PLTW) to help fund their engineering program. For more information.  

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  • 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 2018-2019 school year. A Kindergarten Round-Up will be at Reunion Elementary Kindergarten Round-Up on March 15 at 5-6:30 p.m.; Thimmig Elementary on March 21, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. for paperwork only; and Pennock Elementary School on April 4, 2:30 p.m. 

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  • Pioneer Summer Camp registration now open

    School District 27J's Pioneer Summer Camp registration is now open. The summer camps will be located at these five schools: Brantner, West Ridge, Reunion, Second Creek and Thimmig elementary schools. Click here to register.

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  • 27J students begin testing on state assessments April 9; Charters may test earlier

    Colorado state assessment testing will begin in April at all 27J Schools; 27J charter schools may begin testing earlier in March. Students in grades 3-11 will be taking these assessments. Students in grades 3-8 will be tested on Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS) in English language arts (ELA) and math. All students in grades fifth, eighth and eleventh will also take the CMAS science test. The CMAS social studies test will be given to fourth and seventh grade students at these schools: Brantner, North, South and Northeast elementary schools, Overland Trail Middle School, and these charter schools: Bromley East, Foundations Academy and Landmark Academy. Ninth grade students will take the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) for the first time this year. Tenth graders will also take PSAT, and eleventh grade students will take the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT.)

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