Garfield 16 heads back to school |

Garfield 16 heads back to school

Students in Garfield School District 16 headed back to school today to start the 2016-17 school year in Parachute and Battlement Mesa.

Parents can submit their back-to-school photos by sending them to Be sure to include the complete name for those in the photo, as well as the school each child is attending this year.

Submissions will be accepted through Tuesday. A selection of photos will be published in this week’s Citizen Telegram.

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