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Montrose Education Foundation awards $10,000 Impact Award to Chris Thompson from Centennial Middle School for the “Fantastic Plastic” Project!

(Montrose) At today’s American Education Week reception at the Montrose Pavilion, the Montrose Education Foundation (MEF) awarded its annual Impact Award and a $10,000 check to Chris Thompson from Centennial Middle School for the “Fantastic Plastic” Project. MEF created the Impact Award in 2011 to support innovative projects that enhance educational opportunities in the Montrose […]

 

59 Teacher of Year Nominees attended the American Education Week Reception!

Teacher of the Year nominees were recognized during the American Education Week reception held at the Montrose Pavilion on 11-13-18.

 

2019 Montrose Got Talent! Save the Date!

            SAVE THE DATE!!! 2nd Annual Montrose’s Got Talent Show. More details to follow.  

 

Montrose Education Foundation’s 2018 Teacher of the Year Awards!

L to R:  Stephen Schiell, Montrose County School District Superintendent; Jeff Mitchell, High School Teacher of the Year; Jamie Gann, Middle School Teacher of the Year; Melissa Good, Elementary School Teacher of the Year; Tyler Dahl, Alpine Bank President; Deann Balash, Montrose Education Foundation Vice-President The Montrose Education Foundation, Inc. hosted a breakfast for the […]

 

Montrose’s Got Talent Finals

Title: Montrose’s Got Talent FinalsLocation: Montrose PavilionDescription: Montrose’s Got Talent!     February 3, 2018 (Finals) Grand Prize Winner receives $1,000! Tickets are available at BrownPaperTickets.com, so come and support your favorite talent!!Start Time: 02:00, pmDate: 2018-02-03End Time: 05:00, pm

 

Montrose’s Got Talent Auditions

Title: Montrose’s Got Talent AuditionsLocation: The Bridges Golf Course CommunityDescription: Auditions are January 20, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at The Bridges Golf Course Community.  All ages and talents are welcome to apply. Please complete the application and submit by January 18, 2018 (deadline) to: educationfoundationmontrose@gmail.com or hand deliver: MEDC, 1601 Oxbow Drive, Suite […]

 

Montrose’s Got Talent Finals

Title: Montrose’s Got Talent Finals Location: Montrose Pavilion Description: Montrose’s Got Talent!     February 3, 2018 (Finals) Grand Prize Winner receives $1,000! Tickets are available at BrownPaperTickets.com, so come and support your favorite talent!! Start Time: 02:00, pm Date: 2018-02-03 End Time: 05:00, pm

 

Montrose’s Got Talent – Auditions

Title: Montrose’s Got Talent – AuditionsLocation: The Bridges Golf Course CommunityDescription: Auditions are January 20, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at The Bridges Golf Course Community.  All ages and talents are welcome to apply. Please complete the applicationand submit by January 18, 2018 (deadline) to: educationfoundationmontrose@gmail.com or hand deliver: MEDC, 1601 Oxbow Drive, Suite […]

 

Montrose’s Got Talent!

Montrose’s Got Talent!     February 3, 2018 (Finals) Auditions are January 20, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at The Bridges Golf Course Community.  All ages and talents are welcome to apply. Please complete the application below and submit by January 18, 2018 (deadline) to: educationfoundationmontrose@gmail.com or hand deliver: MEDC, 1601 Oxbow Drive, Suite 360B, Montrose. […]

 

Congratulations to Brian Simpson – 2017 Impact Award Recipient!

 

Teacher of Year Award Nominations for 2018

TOY Poster 2018 NominationPacket2018 It is time to nominate your favorite outstanding Teacher!  Don’t wait, you have until November 6, 2017 to turn in your 2018 Nomination Packet!  

 

George Winston Concert

          Title: George Winston Concert Location: Montrose Pavilion – 1800 Pavilion Drive, Montrose, CO Link out: Click here Description: Doors open 6:30 p.m. and show starts 7:30 p.m. Reserved Seating $30 / $35 Tickets available at: City Market Stores (Montrose & Delta) Montrose Pavilion Box Office Ticketwest. com * Please bring […]

 

Bruce Ray

OHS Class of 1962 Bruce Ray holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration. He was drafted into the Army in 1966 and served his country until August, 1990, retiring at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He and his wife, Pam, returned to make their home near Olathe on land once owned by his grandparents. He […]

 
Twila Brown

Twila Brown

2013 Elementary School Teacher of the Year Twila Brown – Olathe Elementary – 2nd grade teacher Mrs. Brown is a quiet teacher that teaches each student to do the best.  If a child is struggling, she changes her strategies to best fit the child.  As a community member, she is well respected for her nature […]

 
Kathy Gaber

Kathy Gaber

        2013 High School Teacher of the Year Montrose High School – Journalism teacher Kathy is an outstanding person and educator.  She has the ability to motivate and teach students.  I have heard colleagues and students speak highly of her abilities.  “Mrs. Gaber is a fun teacher and knows what she is […]

 
Keith Acuncias

Keith Acuncias

          2013 Middle School Teacher of the Year Olathe Middle & High School – Band teacher Mr. Acuncias brings his own passion of music into teaching each student and the energy shows.  He is well rounded, teaches respectfully and can connect with his students.  The music program continues to improve tremendously […]

 
Erin Martinez

Erin Martinez

          2015 High School Teacher of the Year Olathe High School – Agricultural teacher & FFA advisor Erin is a truly dedicated teacher.  She puts all of her time and energy into her classes and program. There is nothing Erin wouldn’t do to help her students be successful.

 
Meghan Waschbusch

Meghan Waschbusch

          2015 Middle School Teacher of the Year Centennial Middle School – 7th grade Science teacher Mrs. Waschbusch tries to make things as fun as possible while we learn as much as we can  She is a perfect mix of sternness and joyfulness.

 
Jody Hovde

Jody Hovde

          2015 Elementary School Teacher of the Year Pomona Elementary – Academic coach Jody champions her school’s students and colleagues daily, taking personal responsibility for Pomona’s performance and outcomes.

 
Mark Bollinger

Mark Bollinger

          2014 High School Teacher of the Year Montrose High School – Science teacher Nobody works harder than Mark.  He spends countless hours designing lessons, grading papers, doing make-up labs and tutoring students.  As one of our AP and concurrent enrollment teachers, he pushes students to achieve and excel at an […]