Welcome to the Shaffer Elementary School

Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Website!

Our Mission is Simple: We want to:

Be a relevant source of information for parents, and

work side-by-side with teachers and staff to

make Shaffer Elementary the best school for our kids.

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5th Grade Continuation will take place on Thursday, May 28, 2015 from 9:30 – 10:30 am at Falcon Bluffs Middle School.  There will be a picnic at Ken Caryl Ranch before the continuation celebration at Jump Street.  All you would need to do for the picnic is bring your own food/drink.  The kids will go to Jump Street in Littleton from 2:00 – 4:00 pm on the 28th.  To purchase tickets for the after party at Jump Street, please click here.

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FUND A NEED

Are you interested in helping to fund some specific programs/needs at the school?   There are 3 specific Fund-A-Need areas that the PTA has identified along with the administration.  They are:

  • Recreational/Outdoor Improvements – Items purchased with this money will include balls, jump ropes, nets, heart rate monitors and more!
  • Affective Curriculum (Leader in Me) – This is a whole-school transformation model that acts like the operating system of a computer—it improves the performance of all facets of the school. To learn more: http://thinkingmaps.com/blog/leader/
  • Technology/Innovation – This will cover items such as classroom laptops (cost of $639.02 each), toner, additional technology items for the SMART room, and other identified needs.

To help fund each of these different areas, please click here, then select one or more areas.  It’s that simple!

 

 

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 THE LEADER IN ME:

The Leader in Me is a whole-school transformation model that acts like the operating system of a computer—it improves the performance of all other programs. Based on The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, The Leader in Me equips students with the self-confidence and skills they need to thrive in the 21st-century economy.

To learn more about The Leader in Me, please click here to watch a short video, or visit www.theleaderinme.org.

Here is some additional information too  http://thinkingmaps.com/blog/leader/

Congratulations Shaffer!

For recognition of outstanding achievement by being awarded the 2014 John Erwin Schools of Excellence Award by the Colorado Department of Education (CDE)! This honor is given to the top eight percent of schools in Colorado.
For more information on the John Erwin Schools of excellence award please click here.
GREAT WORK SHAFFER STAFF & STUDENTS!!!
 In addition to being named as a 2014 John Erwin School of Excellence, Shaffer Elementary has also been named as one of the top schools in the State as selected by 5280 magazine!  To read more about the top schools, please click here (you will need to scroll to the bottom to see the Top Schools)
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This is a website to offer parents and students additional information about Shaffer.  Please take your time reviewing all of the information on this site.  If you have any suggestions please email webmaster@shafferpta.org.