LPSD continues to be rated as Accredited with Distinction by the state of Colorado:
The CDE released PRELIMINARY DRAFTS of District and School Performance Frameworks (DPF and SPF) on Tuesday, October 4. This information may be accessed under the Assessment and Accountability Department page.
School Board Coffee Update:
The October and November Board Coffees have been cancelled. Stay tuned for future opportunities to connect with the LPSD School Board. We appreciate your continued support.
TS Gold/School Readiness Assessment Waiver Documents:
PWES Parents of Students in Grades 1 through 5
Fox 21 News would like to visit Prairie Winds on Tuesday, October 25, 2016, and videotape our students reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. Grades 1 through 5 will be the participating grades. The film footage of our students reciting the Pledge of Allegiance will be broadcast on various mornings during the school year. In order for your child to participate in the grade level filming of the Pledge of Allegiance, Fox 21 requires that a Tape/Talent Release be completed for each participating student. NO STUDENT WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE FILMING WITHOUT COMPLETING AND SIGNING THE RELEASE. These releases must be turned in NO LATER THAN OCTOBER 17th, 2016. Only one student per release form, please.
Harvest of Love & Tri Lakes Cares Annual Food Drive
October 10th - 28th
Most needed items: Gravy, cranberry sauce, boxed potatoes, boxed stuffing, boxed jello, boxed sugar cookie mix, pie crust mix, canned yams, canned pumpkin, canned fruit pie filling, macaroni & cheese.
Cash donations are also accepted and appreciated!
Fall Book Fair - November 1st - 4th
Wednesday: 9:00AM-7:00PM Extended evening hours!
Thursday: 9:00AM - 4:30PM
Friday: 9:00AM - 1:00PM
We need volunteers to work during the Fair and break down afterwards. This is a fun event to help with; please sign up for volunteer time slots here.
For the most up-to-date information, visit our Fair homepage here. Can’t come to PWES? The Online Fair will be available from October 23 to November 11 via the Fair homepage.
PWES PTO presents . . . . 50/25/25 POWER RAFFLE!!!
Introducing the first ever PRAIRIE WINDS PTO POWER RAFFLE benefiting our SMARTLAB®! The PWES PTO will be selling raffle tickets at $25 each until Sunday, December 4, @ 2:30pm. They will be drawing TWO different, lucky winners for their 25% cash prize at our annual Holiday Festival, December 4th, @ 3:15pm (The winner need not be present to win.) There will be a maximum of 2000 tickets sold ($50,000) with a 50/25/25 split. 50% going to the PWES PTO SMARTLAB® fund and 25% to two individual winners. Anyone can buy tickets: grandparents, aunts, uncles, neighbors & friends, so spread the word. Please see this RAFFLE FLYER for additional information, disclaimer, and ticket ordering information.
2016-2017 Yearbook - Order yours NOW! Early bird pricing is $19 each.
Yearbook Order Form - Deadline to turn in to office: December 20, 2016 (Checks payable to PWES PTO)
Click here to place your order online. Deadline for online orders: December 31, 2016
After December 31, 2016, pricing will increase to $21 each, until January 31, 2017.
In the spirit of service and stewardship, we are always collecting the following at Prairie Winds:
TerraCycle program items: variety of empty food wrappers and pouches, writing instruments, oral care items, tape dispensers, personal care/beauty items and aluminum beverage containers. Please contact the front office, check the school website or browse the school information rack for more details.
Children’s books: Bring a book, take a book at the Little Lending Library in the Commons area. A great way to pass along all of those books you have outgrown to a new reader.
Please collect items at home throughout the school year, and drop them off at the front office or send them in with your student.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
"You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives."
- Clay P. Bedford
Main Office: 8:00 to 4:15
Class Time: 8:50 to 3:45
Kindergarten (1/2 Day): 8:50 to 12:00
Unless otherwise stated, all hours are Monday through Friday.