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Donations to GSES Pumpkin Carving Contest appreciated

Glenwood Springs Elementary School and the Fraternal Of Eagles #215 send thanks to all who participated in the third annual Pumpkin Carving Contest. This year funds raised went to new playground equipment for GSES. Thank you to Osage Gardens, Glenwood Caverns, Hot Springs Pool, Sunlight Mountain Resort, The Book Train and High Tides for your generous donations. This year’s winners are:

4th Place: Colin Wise



3rd Place: Ryker Birrell

2nd Place: Bailey Griffith



1st Place: Mason Pardo

Congratulations to the winners. We had tons of fun. See you all next year.

Charli Ogburn

Glenwood Springs

St. Stephen’s’ Stars and Stories Astronomy Night a big success

The fourth- and fifth-grade classes from St. Stephen’s Elementary School would like to thank Sunlight Mountain Resort and Glenwood Adventure Company for helping to make our Stars and Stories Astronomy Night a big success. We were able to locate and view Venus and Saturn. We also found the star Vega and identified the constellations Cassiopeia, Draco and the little and big dipper. The students enjoyed using their iPod apps, along with telescopes and binoculars to map out the night sky. We finished up the night by warming up with hot chocolate and telling stories that students had written about far off galaxies and space travel.

Thank you for supporting our real-life learning,

Megan Dean and Kelly Hillbrand

4/5 teachers

St. Stephen’s School


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