Welcome to the 2016-2017 school
year! We are so excited to begin this new year with our largest group
of students, parents, and staff ever! As the Principal of our Goodnight Pre K-8 School, I am honored to serve such
an esteemed group of students, teachers, staff, parents and community
members. Goodnight is well-known for its high
expectations for students, tremendous teacher commitment and incredible parent support. Although Goodnight is a very
large school, we are proud of the family atmosphere that has developed within
At Goodnight, we believe that
there are no excuses when it comes to learning. We can't afford them if
we want our children to compete when measured against state, national and
international standards of academic performance. The new Colorado Academic
Standards require our teachers to teach fewer, but deeper, standards.
This means that students are going to be expected to demonstrate greater
cognitive complexity (Depth of Knowledge).
In order to meet our school's goals and provide the best education possible
for our students, we must work as a team with all parents.
Therefore, we plead to all parents
to be actively involved in your child's education by ensuring regular attendance
at school and by providing your child with an appropriate environment in
which to complete his/her school work. Also, we hope that you develop a partnership with your child's teacher
by problem solving and collaborating in the best interest of your child.
It is an exciting time in the Pueblo City Schools. Let us make this the
most productive year yet for our children by working together as a collaborative