Explore PK-8

Bringing Academics to Life

  • Welcome to Explore PK-8!

    Explore PK-8 offers students an innovative and inclusive learning environment grounded in relationships, rituals, and traditions.  Explore partners with EL Education to consider three dimensions of student achievement: mastery of knowledge and skills, character development and high-quality student work. Students merge meaningful math, science and social studies content, anchored in challenging literacy experiences.  Explore teachers are committed to personal and intellectual success for each and every student.

    Run for FUNDS success

    Thank you to all that contributed to our very successful run for funds. As a school we raised over $18,000. Students participated during their adventure fitness time on October 14th. The following students were our top money raisers. Alicia from Ms. Gray crew, Samuel from Ms. Carrillo crew, Parker Ms. Jessica's crew, Victoria from Mrs. Menke crew. The funds raised will go directly back to students and student activities. stayed tuned for specifics on what is purchased with our funds this year.

    Top fund raisers

     

What's Up in Mapleton!

  • Join us for our live School Discovery Sessions to learn why you belong in Mapleton!

    School of Choice Discovery Sessions are 30-minute online informational meetings where families can learn about our schools and meet our school communities. Click here to view the schedule and join the sessions!

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  • Which Mapleton school will you choose?

    At Mapleton, we believe school choice is the first step toward academic achievement. In Mapleton, there are no 'neighborhood schools." You choose your school and we provide the transportation. All schools are small-by-design, with unique and engaging learning models. Which one will you choose?

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  • Performing Arts School on Broadway video

    We are excited to announce the opening of our brand-new 7-12th grade school, the Performing Arts School on Broadway! Check out the trailer for our new school below. Enrollment begins in January!

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  • Valley View – Immersion Studios Virtual Tour

    Check out a video tour of the Valley View Innovation School construction site and get a sneak-peek into the science, technology, culinary, art, robotics, and music immersion studios!

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  • Weekly on-site COVID screening for students and staff

    The CDPHE is making is possible for all students and staff to participate in COVID screenings at school every week. The screening is free and voluntary. Participating students will receive a gift cards from the CDPHE. Read more.

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  • Upcoming COVID Vaccination Clinics in Mapleton

    9Health is hosting a series of COVID vaccination clinics at the Skyview Campus. Reserve your vaccine today!

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  • COVID Dashboard

    The purpose of Mapleton's COVID-19 dashboard is to inform our community about our continued response to the pandemic by sharing reported confirmed cases, active cases, and cohort quarantines. The dashboard reflects information that has been reported to the district from staff and students and is updated daily. For updated county dashboards, please view Tri-County Health Department's Local COVID-19 Data Dashboards and COVID-19 Case/Testing Trends by School District Boundaries.

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  • Important Calendar Changes

    Mapleton announced several important calendar changes beginning in December. Please read the letters from Superintendent Ciancio.

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Upcoming Events

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Explore PK-8 Mission Statement

  • The mission of Explore PK-8, an innovative, inclusive, and adventurous learning community, is to guarantee brilliant success intellectually and personally for each and every student through a system characterized by:

    • A nurturing community that facilitates risk-taking and passion for learning;
    • Authentic experiences that connect students to the diverse world that is our classroom;
    • Rich and in-depth learning expeditions that promote character development, self-discovery, and life-long learning
    • Two cycles of dynamic inquiry and meaningful reflection
    • Unlimited opportunities to discover our abilities, beliefs, and social/environmental responsibilities.

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School Hours

  • School Hours:
    7:40 a.m. - 2:50 p.m.


     

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