Eagle Post Newsletter

The Eagle Post is our school’s newsletter that is emailed every Tuesday. It keeps you up to date on all the happening around school and things that are coming up.

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May 28th

Dear Swigert Community,I can’t believe we are approaching the end of the school year.  We have so many events happening in the next few days including  student led conferences, volunteer thank you breakfast, exhibition presentations and continuations. Please see the list below of the events and reach out with any questions. … Continue Reading

May 21st

Dear Swigert Community,May is moving along so quickly at Swigert. Our students are engaged in a myriad of end of year reflections, exhibition projects and activities. Please see the dates below for upcoming events and end of year celebrations. It’s been an incredible year and we are so incredibly grateful for all of your support and partnership…. Continue Reading

May 14th

Dear Swigert Community,I wanted to send a gigantic shout out to our students and staff for coming together last Friday for a wonderful day of service. Students made food and supply bags for the refugees, There with Care (an organization that supports families with critically ill children)…. Continue Reading

May 7th

Dear Swigert Community, So many wonderful things to celebrate right now at Swigert! It was lovely to see and connect with so many families at the Swigert Auction on Saturday night. Thank you all for your incredibly generous support. We went over our goal! Thank you,… Continue Reading

April 30th

Dear Swigert Families, Here we go as we jump into all the craziness of May. I wanted to highlight two community wide events coming up this week. We are so excited to celebrate our 7th annual International Night on Thursday as well as come together for our Spring Auction on Saturday night…. Continue Reading

April 23rd

Dear Swigert Families, We are almost done with CMAS, phew- just fifth grade science left this week. Our students worked hard and tried their best. We are busy getting back into the regular groove of school as we approach the busy month of May…. Continue Reading

April 16th

Dear Swigert Families Spring is in full swing here at Swigert. Our students planted the lettuce and radish seeds in our community garden – hoping they will be ready for harvest by May 2nd for International Night. Our ECE students started their plant unit –… Continue Reading

April 9th

Dear Swigert Families, We had so much fun experiencing the Solar Eclipse yesterday as a school community. We were all in awe and the students handled it all beautifully. There was definitely a buzz across the school all day! It was a poignant example of the beauty and power of mother nature. One third grade student asked if he could hold on to the glasses for the next one in 20 years…. Continue Reading

April 2nd

Dear Swigert Families, I hope everyone enjoyed Spring Break! Our staff worked together today to plan out the next eight weeks with a focus on elevating student agency through thinking strategies. We also planned to reset expectations for behavior across the school including classroom and recess- spring brings a lot of emotions and it’s a good time to reset…. Continue Reading

March 19th

Dear Swigert Families,I hope everyone enjoyed the snow days, I wasn’t anticipating both but March storms tend to have a mind of their own. The spring is already flying but and we have several big events to look forward to in the near future –… Continue Reading

March 12th

Dear Swigert Families, This warm weather is teasing us prior to the winter storm on its way. We always defer to Denver Public Schoosl regarding any change to our schedule. Please reference their policy here- DPS Inclement Weather. I wanted to share a little bit about IB Reauthorization visit last week…. Continue Reading

March 5th

Dear Swigert Families, March has roared in like a lion, there is so much going on right now- fieldwork, IB site visit, science fair, As a school dedicated to our ongoing learning and development, we are grateful for some community input and wanted to share a revised introduction to our Black History Month video…. Continue Reading

February 27th

Dear Swigert Families, I wanted to highlight an important event coming up next week for Swigert. As an International Baccalaureate School we are required to participate in programme evaluation every five years. Programme evaluation is an opportunity for us to reflect on how well we are implementing each part of the Primary Years Programme…. Continue Reading

February 20th

Dear Swigert Families,One of our priorities is for our students to give back to the community around them and continue their development as caring members of our community. Last week four fourth and fifth grade students had an opportunity to engage in meaningful service learning. … Continue Reading

January 30th

Dear Swigert Families, February is the official month to recognize Black History Month, knowing that Black History is not something we solely focus on during the month of February but throughout our days, throughout our curriculum, and throughout every school year…. Continue Reading

January 23rd

Dear Swigert Families, Last Friday we hosted a coffee for parents around our social emotional programming at Swigert. We had a great discussion around the importance of social emotional learning as well as the increase in need we are seeing in our students. At the school level,… Continue Reading

January 16th

Dear Swigert Families, I hope everyone is staying safe and warm today. That was quite an arctic blast and I am glad the temperatures will get warmer this week at school.   The life and words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr provide inspiration,… Continue Reading

January 9th

Dear Swigert Families,I am often asked what it means to be an International Baccalaureate (IB) school and how that plays out. Swigert’s IB Program strives to put students at the center of the learning by using student interests, curiosities and background knowledge to steer the direction of each unit of inquiry…. Continue Reading

December 12th

Dear Swigert Families,We are in the midst of a celebratory week at Swigert. Students are excited about the Lexia challenge, Winterfest, and the upcoming holiday break. Friday is either a spirit day – wear the color blue or Swigert gear – and/or an ugly holiday sweater. … Continue Reading

December 5th

There has been a great deal going on in the past few months with regard to our  innovation status, North East Innovation Zone and I wanted to take a moment to share about recent events, what it means to be an innovation school and why it matters at Swigert. … Continue Reading

November 14th

Dear Swigert Families, At this time of year I am reminded to take stock of all I am thankful for and the blessings that surround me everyday. I am thankful for the joy and innate curiosity the students bring. I am thankful for working with such a dedicated,… Continue Reading

November 7th

Dear Swigert Families, It’s often difficult to explain what it means to be an International Baccalaureate (IB) School and why it sets Swigert apart. Swigert’s IB Program strives to put students at the center of the learning by using student interests,… Continue Reading

October 31st

Dear Swigert Families  We greatly enjoyed our Halloween festivities with the community last Friday.. A shout out to our PTA and parent Jeff Nazzaro for organizing the Trunk or Treat. There was a great turnout and such creative trunks, thank you for all who participated!  … Continue Reading

October 17th

Dear Swigert Families,I hope everyone enjoyed the Fall Break and beautiful weather. Our staff collaborated yesterday on ways to elevate math thinking strategies, develop student confidence in math and engage in real world application problems.  I wanted to share about one of our partnerships with a local education organization…. Continue Reading

October 17th

Dear Swigert Families,I hope everyone enjoyed the Fall Break and beautiful weather. Our staff collaborated yesterday on ways to elevate math thinking strategies, develop student confidence in math and engage in real world application problems.  I wanted to share about one of our partnerships with a local education organization…. Continue Reading