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Our Goal:

We're all about creating a positive school environment at the Garfield Re-2 School District! We work hard to build strong relationships with students, staff, parents, and the community. By fostering trust, togetherness, and understanding, we make sure everyone feels supported and connected. It's all about making Garfield Re-2 School District an amazing place to learn and grow!

The Communications Department supports the following objectives:

  • Maintain an effective two-way communication system between the School District and its stakeholders;
  • Distribute accurate, timely information about School District policies, programs, procedures, achievements, decisions and critical issues;

  • Eliminate rumors and misinformation; and

  • Promote and encourage feedback, suggestions and ideas from the community and staff members with programs and practices.

Stay Connected

Garfield Re-2 uses School Messenger Mass Notification to send messages to parents and staff.

Please be sure that your contact information is updated with your school secretary and/or through the online registration portal at the beginning of the year.

If you're a community member without children in Garfield Re-2 schools, you can sign up to be on our email list. We regularly send news and information to the greater community, and ask for your input.

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Theresa Hamilton
Communications Director
(970) 665-7621(o)
(970) 366-6683 (c)

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    At the December 13, 2023 School Board Meeting, the Garfield Re-2 Board of Directors certified the mills for the 2024 school year. This is an action that is required by the State of Colorado at the end of each year - typically prior to December 15 -  before property taxes are assessed in the following year. 

    The total mill levy for the Garfield Re-2 School District for 2024 is 20.856 - a reduction of 4.460 mills from 2023. This is possible because of the significant increase in assessed valuation in the District explained Garfield Re-2 Chief Financial Consultant Jeff Blanford.

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    After a four-year hiatus, Coal Ridge High School's Titan Technos made a comeback at this year’s FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Tech competition.

    The Titan Technos took to the competition field at Coal Ridge High School last weekend proudly showcasing their sleek robot, equipped with four wide-tires and Titan Blue wheel trim. The mechanical arms were poised for action, the controllers in hand, and the Titans were eager to make their triumphant return to the world of robotics.

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    Last weekend, Alexis Bahena performed as part of the prestigious All State Jazz Choir. All State performing groups are made up of students from the entire state of Colorado. To be a member in one of the All State Jazz Choirs, students must place in the top 48 scores overall, and those 48 students will then be divided into 3 different jazz choirs with 16 members each.