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Free Meals for All Students Extended

posted Oct 12, 2020, 11:21 AM by Tobie Jones   [ updated Oct 15, 2020, 10:12 AM ]

Commerce School Nutrition is pleased to announce the extension of free breakfasts and lunches through the end of the school year. The USDA made the announcement over the weekend. The current program, intended to provide price relief due the pandemic through December 31,2020 will continue through the end of June.

The policy covers all meals served to in-school and remote learning students as well as children up to age 18 years of age not currently attending school. We encourage everyone to take advantage of this remarkable program.


2020 Census Deadline Extended

posted Oct 7, 2020, 2:01 PM by Tobie Jones   [ updated Oct 7, 2020, 2:02 PM ]

Take a moment today, do the Census!!!

Commerce let’s Count!!!

 
Census results help communities get their fair share of billions of dollars in federal funds
for schools, hospitals, roads, public works and other vital programs every year. 

The census also helps to determine congressional representation.  

If you do not have access to a computer you can visit the Commerce Public Library for help.

Call 844-330-2020 or visit my2020census.gov to complete your census today!

Now thru October 31, 2020. 

Thank you!!

Boys & Girls Club Closed 9/24-9/25

posted Sep 24, 2020, 9:04 AM by Tobie Jones   [ updated Sep 24, 2020, 9:04 AM ]

ATTENTION PARENTS:  The Commerce Boys & Girls Club will be closed today and tomorrow, September 24th and 25th.  They will return to normal operations on October 5th.

COVID-19 Health & Safety Update

posted Sep 9, 2020, 10:17 AM by Tobie Jones

Please read the following update from our Superintendent and Lead School Nurse. 




Commerce City Schools Offers Free Meals for All Students

posted Sep 8, 2020, 12:19 PM by Tobie Jones   [ updated Sep 9, 2020, 5:27 AM ]

Beginning Tuesday, September 8th, all breakfasts and lunches served at Commerce City Schools will be free of charge regardless of an individual student’s eligibility. This program is slated to continue through December pending availability of government funding through the US Department of Agriculture. School Nutrition will backdate free meals to September 1st, crediting any charges or payments made since Tuesday September 1st. The program includes Remote Student meals picked up weekly. 

Any child 0-18 years of age is also eligible for free meals. Parents/guardians may order a meal bag consisting of 5 breakfasts and 5 lunches to be picked up each Tuesday( through December 15th) by placing a weekly order by Friday of the previous week. This will begin with orders placed this week (9/11/20) for pickup Tuesday September 15th. Instructions for ordering can be found at https://bit.ly/2F3FugF

Parent Input Requested- ED FLEX Waiver (Title IV-A)

posted Sep 2, 2020, 4:56 AM by Tobie Jones   [ updated Sep 2, 2020, 4:57 AM ]

Our system is seeking input from our parents and community members.  We are committed to creating a learning culture built on high expectations for learning with quality programs and services, including an analysis of results.  At our middle school, our goal is to increase iReady Math/ELA scores by 5% over expected growth during the 2020-21 school year.  Our middle school is also continually focused on building relationships between school and home.  

Please take a moment and share ideas for helping our students to increase their iReady Math/ELA scores by 5% this school year and to build relationships between school and home. 

COVID Update 8/28/2020

posted Aug 28, 2020, 12:49 PM by Tobie Jones

COVID- Update 8/28/2020

The Commerce City School System has completed Day 16 of the 20-21 school year!  As of this afternoon, our system has zero active COVID-19 cases across the district, including both students and staff.  Our school nurses are working closely with the Department of Health to conduct contact tracing.  As of today, we have not had any students or staff members who have had to quarantine as a result of contact with a student or staff member.  In the event of a positive case, individuals identified as being within six feet or less for 15 minutes or more beginning two days before the positive person had symptoms or their test sample was taken would be required to quarantine for 14 days.  Schools will continue to work with students and teachers if they transition to working remotely during a quarantine period.

COVID- Update

posted Aug 14, 2020, 2:50 PM by Tobie Jones   [ updated Aug 14, 2020, 2:51 PM ]

The Commerce City School System has had a great first week of school.  Our system has one active COVID-19 case across the district, including both students and staff.  Our school nurses are working closely with the Department of Health to conduct contact tracing.  As of today, we have not had any students or staff members who have had to quarantine as a result of contact with a student or staff member.  In the event of a positive case, individuals identified as being within six feet or less for 15 minutes or more beginning two days before the positive person had symptoms or their test sample was taken would be required to quarantine for 14 days.  Schools will continue to work with students and teachers if they transition to working remotely during a quarantine period.  

Commerce Public Library

posted Aug 6, 2020, 7:02 PM by Tobie Jones   [ updated Aug 6, 2020, 7:03 PM ]

New hours at the Commerce Public Library.  Take a look at all that they have to offer. https://commerce.prlib.org/


Meals for Distance Learners

posted Aug 6, 2020, 4:40 AM by Tobie Jones   [ updated Aug 6, 2020, 4:40 AM ]

Families of students doing remote learning and wishing to receive meals will receive detailed information on the process on Monday August 10th.
Ordering for those meals will be online by Friday of each week (beginning next week by August 14th) for pickup on Tuesday afternoon (beginning August 18th). Pickup will be every Tuesday afternoon (beginning August 18th) at the High School loading dock from 1:30pm-2:30pm. Each student will receive a bag with 5 breakfasts and 5 lunches . This is not FREE Emergency feeding such as meal service this past March-May. This is part of the National School Lunch Program and meals will be charged by eligibility. We urge families to complete a new Free/Reduced Application through the Parent Portal by clicking “More” and then “Meal Eligibility."

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