Sixty35: 5 Questions: Dr. Wendy Birhanzel
Dr. Wendy Birhanzel, Superintendent of Harrison School District 2, has been named 2023 Colorado Superintendent of the Year by the Colorado Association of School Executives.
Gazette: Harrison District 2 leader recognized as Colorado Superintendent of the Year: 'It's all about the kids'
Wendy Birhanzel received the 2023 Colorado Superintendent of the Year award before hundreds of supportive students, principals, staff and community members at Sierra High School.
Choice Enrollment Now Open
If you would like to request that your student attend a school other than the attendance area of your address, now is the time to fill out the Choice form.
Dr. Wendy Birhanzel named 2023 Colorado Superintendent of the Year!
Dr. Birhanzel shared that this award is an honor for the whole district. “This is the best news! Our staff and students have worked for this day for so long, and they are why I stand here today. We are honored to be recognized, and I will advocate for our school districts all over our state as Colorado’s Superintendent of the Year.”
CS Indy: Meet the Pikes Peak region’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) advocacy winners for 2022
Read about our Superintendent Dr. Wendy Birhanzel, one of this year’s Transformational Leaders award winners!
D2 has a new look!
While our students and staff enjoyed their well-deserved summer break, the District worked behind the scenes to revamp the district’s brand that has been around for decades.
KOAA: Centennial Elementary students create ads for 'Paws n Hooves'
Students at Centennial Elementary School are helping rescue dogs find their forever homes.
Colorado Springs Business Journal: 2022 Rising Stars: Daniel Loa
Congratulations to Daniel Loa, the Family Liaison for Centennial Elementary School, for being honored as a 2022 Rising Star!
KKTV: Free before- and after-school child care for Harrison School District 2 families already has over 1,000 students enrolled
D-2 kindergarten to fifth graders can show up to 14 locations in the district five days a week. The program began in August and already has about 1,012 students enrolled.
Register Now for Adult Education Classes
Beginning in August 2021, D2 will offer FREE Adult Education and English Classes. Continue reading for details and registration sign-up.
Video: HSD2 Addressing Equity in Education
From daily dose 719: COVID has created challenges for schools and families across the US but in many ways it brought us together. HSD2 has been working to address inequities long before COVID, which put them ahead of the game for providing resources for families in the district.
No-Cost College for HSD2 Graduates
The Dakota Promise provides free college tuition and academic support to every qualifying high school graduate in the school district.
Standard Response Protocol (SRP) Lockout/Lockdown Parent Handout
Standard Response Protocol (SRP) has changed terminology this year. View the English and Spanish flyer.
Enroll in Free Tuition Preschool at CPCD/Head Start
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June 16, 2023
May is Mental Health Awareness Month
We want to share this flyer from NAMI with some of the services NAMI is providing for our community. If you are interested in these and other programs, please visit www.namicoloradosprings.org
Centennial is an amazing school where all students, staff members, family members, and community members work together to help students succeed academically and have choices in life. Our school staff provides an amazing environment for learning. We value parental support and work collaboratively with community partners to live our mission of Achievement NOW. Over the past 7 years, we have earned 4 National Level Awards and also received local recognition. We are proud to be a:
*Gazette 'Best of' Gold Award Recipient 2020
*Title I Distinguished School
*National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence
*National Kaiser Permanente Healthy School-Wellness and Family Engagement Award
*National Urban School of Excellence
*Gazette 'Best of' Silver Award Recipient 2019
Please come by Centennial Elementary for a tour! Every child deserves an award-winning education!