2016-2017 Events & Activities at a glance
We provide front office support to help make registration seamless.
Order prepackaged school supply kits from us at the end of the year and pick up during Fall Registration, saving you time and shopping hassles.
Back-to-School Special Ops 8/18 – 8/21
We help ensure our new students board the correct bus to get home that first week of school.
Back to School Picnic 8/17
Bring your blankets and picnic baskets and kick off the school year with fun activities, including an obstacle course & bouncy house.
Coyote Chase 9/9
Students join the fun and help their school at the same time by collecting pledges and running laps! Held during the school day, parents, staff and students cheer on runners, listen to music and enjoy popsicles,
Donuts for Dads 9/27
In honor of our awesome dads, we provide donuts before school.
Coyote 5K Classic 10/9
Join us for our 7th annual family fitness event! Challenge yourself on the scenic 5K course through the neighborhood or relax and enjoy the 1M Fun Run. Each grade creates a basket of enticing items that are raffled off. You can also bid on some fabulous items during the silent auction and earn prizes for top race finishes.
Reflections PTA Art Contest Oct. TBD
Based on a provided theme, students get creative and develop projects in six categories: Visual Arts, Literature, Photography, Music, Film and Dance. Shelton winners move on to compete against other Jeffco students, and can advance on to state and national levels (Shelton has had national winners!).
Parent / Teacher Conferences 10/11-13 & 2/14-17
Provide scrumptious dinners for Shelton’s staff during parent/teacher conferences.
International Night 10/20
Sample foods and view cultural items, all provided by our international Shelton families, and celebrate our pride in our community diversity.
Math / Science Night 11/2
Be prepared to be amazed at what you’ll see and learn at this unparalleled, hands-on event. With support from dozens of community volunteers, including the CO School of Mines, embark on a journey throughout the school to see, touch, taste, smell and hear all kinds of things math & science!
Oral Interpretation 11/14
Be captivated as our students demonstrate their oratory skills by memorizing stories and poems, and then reciting them in front of audiences, including at an evening assembly.
Barnes & Noble Night 12/1
Do some holiday shopping, listen to our choir and support Shelton at the same time. B&N donates up to 20% of your purchases to Shelton.
Science & Engineering Fair 1/26
Students become junior scientists, developing their own hypothesis and conducting experiments! They present their results to judges and receive feedback and awards, and then all are invited to view their work and enjoy a lively evening reception.
Sock Hop 2/24
Put on your dancing shoes and join the fun as we turn the school into a themed dance party, with food, music, and games!
Shelton Gala & Silent Auction 3/9
Don your finery for an adult night out, with dinner and drinks, and an amazing array of silent auction items to bid on.
Even reluctant readers get excited during Race-to-Read! Students log their reading hours and receive prizes. The ultimate prize is a night at Bandimere Speedway, a huge hit with students and families.
Muffins for Moms 4/6
In honor of our awesome moms, we provide muffins before school.
Authors’ Conference 4/27
We invite a children’s author to speak about the joys of writing and promote writing activities for students.
Talent Show 5/10
Students show off their talents in a variety of areas, including dance, comedy and music.
Volunteer Tea 5/11
Volunteers enrich classroom learning, assist teachers with projects, plan and run events - an almost endless list of tasks. We invite all of our volunteers to a thank you tea and reception.
Lakeside Night 5/16
Lakeside Amusement Park is open only to Shelton and a few other Jeffco schools for a one night of giddy fun and unlimited rides.
Staff Appreciation Week TBD in May
We show our Shelton teachers and staff how much we value their efforts with meals, treats, and notes from students during this week-long event.
6th Grade Continuation 5/25
We provide refreshments for the 6th Grade Continuation ceremony to celebrate our graduates.