Aron Ralston spent five days in a crevice in Canyonlands National Park in Utah, his right arm trapped literally between a rock and a hard place. Ralston lived to tell about his incredible story and shared it at the Cherry Creek Schools Foundation Leadership Luncheon.
Cherry Creek Schools Foundation Luncheon honors students The Cherry Creek Schools Foundation will honor three students and two district and community members, March 15, at its annual luncheon.
Aron Ralston to speak at Foundation Luncheon Just a decade after he graduated from Cherry Creek High School, Aron Ralston came face to face with death. Alone in a Utah canyon, his right arm crushed and pinned by an 800-pound boulder, Ralston somehow found the will to live. Ralston will share his remarkable story of survival at the 18th annual Cherry Creek Schools Foundation Luncheon.
Foundation Grant Winner Honored with National Award Jennifer Nass-Fukai, science coordinator at Overland High School, was recently named a 2011 winner of the Amgen Award for Science Teaching Excellence.
In an interview with Business Review USA, Mary Chesley, Superintendent of the Cherry Creek School District discusses how the district has become an inspiring leader in education. Cherry Creek School District’s 50,000 students are part of an education system with a mission to “inspire every student to think, to learn, to achieve, to care.” “We have built a culture of excellence, not just in the classroom and in fiscal services, but in our community as well,” says Chesley in the interview.
States Educators Initiative Awards display creativity and reward student learning Comic books are used as introductions to reading strategies, and lessons and vocabulary learned through comic books translate to books without pictures.
Cherry Creek School District: Great ExpectationsEducation Executive publication by Cherry Creek School’s superintendent, Mary Chesley. This article explores how Cherry Creek schools are getting community support to continuously set the bar for Colorado education.