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Media Alert: District 11 Superintendent Riding the Bus on Wednesday - 08/13/18

School District 11 Superintendent Michael Thomas is anxious to get the school year started and for opportunities to visit with students. With that in mind, he will be riding one of the school buses on the first day of school, Wednesday, August 15. He and the students will be dropped off at Holmes Middle School, 2455 Mesa Road, at 8:25 a.m. After he gets off the bus, there will be a photo opportunity, along with a few minutes for media personnel to ask questions. The media is invited to attend.

UPDATE: Mitchell High School JROTC Presents Colors at General Robin Rand's Retirement Ceremony - 08/09/18

Clarification: This retirement celebration is NOT an AFA event and, therefore, not open to media. Upon request, District 11 staff will be happy to send media personnel photos of Mitchell’s JROTC students presenting the colors. Thank you.

On Friday, August 10, the Mitchell High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps’ Color Guard will present the colors at General Robin Rand’s retirement ceremony. General Rand’s retirement will begin at 11 a.m. at the United States Air Force Academy’s Arnold Hall Theater. General Rand is the Commander of Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana. General Rand is a Command Pilot with over 5,100 flying hours, including more than 480 combat hours. He is retiring after 40 years of dedicated service to our nation.

General Rand and his wife, Kim, are 1974 graduates of William Mitchell High School. 

School District 11 Board of Education Meeting - 08/07/18

The Colorado Springs School District 11 Board of Education will hold a board meeting on Wednesday, August 8, 6:30 p.m. The consent/action items on this agenda include:

  • Budget Transfers, Appropriations and FTE Approvals
  • Resolution 2019-1: Management Directive MD-B1, Legislative Relations

To view the agenda, go to the Board of Education webpage, hover over meetings, and select BoardDocs Public Site. The August 8 agenda is featured.

District 11 Superintendent to Hold First State of Schools Address - 08/02/18

Colorado Springs School District 11 Superintendent Michael Thomas will hold his first State of the Schools address on Monday, August 6, 2018, 2:30 p.m., at the Tesla Professional Development Center, 2560 International Circle. During his address, he will cover D11’s impact on the community, plans to move the District forward, and monitoring the progress of the 2017 MLO funds. The media is invited to attend this event.