Parent Post 10/7/2022

Posted October 7, 2022

We hope to see you there!
We really do!
4th grade artist working on a Passion Project! 
5th grade yo-yo masters!
Mrs. Nagel’s 2nd grade field trip!
October 12th

Dear Cory Community,

We are so excited to share our new student council representatives for this school year.  James Tiehen, Jax Krauklis, Will Glynn, Elliot Maron, Berkeley Brown, Carina Forster, and Miles Nagel.  We can’t wait to see the amazing things our student council will achieve this school year.  Congratulations! 

Please join us for First/Second Grade Parent Literacy Information Night!

Who: Cory First and Second Grade Caring Adults

When: November 3rd from 5:00pm-6:00pm

Where: Cory Elementary Library

Why:To help families understand the new literacy curriculum and current literacy philosophy 

RSVP: Sarah Clark at                                       


  • October 9th – PTA Carnival 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • The DPS October Count window closes Monday, October 10. 
  • October 12th – Walk to School Day at Cory 8:00
  • October 12 – Parent Teacher Conference
  • October 14th – Non Contact Day (no school for students)
  • October 17th – Non Contact Day (no school for students)
  • October 24th & 25th PTA Dine Out @Pete’s-A-Pie & the Junction Bar
  • October 25  – Cory Works Out @ Trans Kickboxing 
  • Fall Clean-Up – TBD per Mother Nature
  • November 3th – 1st & 2nd Literacy Night – 5:00 – 6:00 pm
  • November 4th PTA Meeting 8:30am @ Cory
  • November 14th – 17th – Scholastic Book Fair
  • November 17th – Thursday STEAM Night      

*Be on the lookout in the next couple of weeks for information about our Cory Equity Committee for the 2022/2023 school year. We will have opportunities for monthly Equity Education. All are encouraged to take part, the more the merrier! 

We have your school pictures ready for you to share with your families. Along with that, your digital school service items are ready for you.

PICTURE DAY DASHBOARD: Please direct all care takers to your dashboard to view and order photos from. We have already sent out our Smile Club members an email letting them know that galleries are live, but please send your communication out to everyone and be sure to include your dashboard URL. 

Don’t Miss the Cory Carnival: Sunday from 11am – 2pm!

Join the Cory PTA this Sunday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on the playground for the Cory Carnival! There will be carnival games, prizes, bounce houses, face painting, a balloon artist, food and ice cream trucks, a cake lottery, popcorn, caramel apples, and a pumpkin patch! 

Admission to the Carnival is FREE, but wristbands must be purchased to gain access to games and bounce houses. Wristbands purchased before Friday at 6pm are $12, then the price increases to $15 the day of the event. Please Venmo @CoryElementary and note your child’s name in the subject. Be sure to bring cash to the Carnival to make purchases from the food and ice cream trucks!

Also, the PTA is in need of donations and volunteers to help before, during, and after the event. Sign up to donate items or volunteer here.

Celebrate National Walk to School Day on 10/12!

Please join us in celebrating National Walk and Roll to School Day on Wednesday, 10/12 by walking or biking to Cory! Leave home a few minutes early to get some exercise, enjoy the great Colorado weather, and reduce traffic congestion. Then, the PTA will have some surprises in store for you on campus at 8 a.m. before school starts, including music from DJ Chuck and more!

Volunteers Needed: Cory Works Out

Volunteers are needed to co-chair the Cory Works Out fundraising program! This role helps to plan and coordinate 2-4 workout classes with local studios that give back to the Cory PTA.  Examples of businesses we have partnered within the past include Lagree Luxe, F45, Barre Forte, and more. If interested, please reach out to Stephanie Campbell

Volunteers Needed: Spooky Story Night at Cory

We are seeking volunteers to help coordinate Spooky Story Night at Cory! If you are interested in planning this annual event, please reach out to Stephanie Campbell

Become a PTA Member

PTA membership is a great way to get involved in the Cory community, and members have a vote on any issues raised at monthly PTA meetings. Membership is $15 for an individual and $30 for a couple. Join today by submitting payment through PayPal or Venmo (@CoryElementary), and checks made out to “Cory Elementary PTA” can be dropped off in the front office. LogoDescription automatically generated

Personal Training in Your Neighborhood!

Please come check out the Lost and Found Area! There are quite a few items in there that need to go back to their homes. 

First/Second Grade Parent 
Literacy Information Night

Who: Cory First and Second Grade Caring Adults

When: November 3rd from 5:00pm-6:00pm

Where: Cory Elementary Library

Why: To help families understand the new literacy curriculum and current literacy philosophy 

RSVP: Sarah Clark at

Want  to Volunteer
We would love to have you come in and help. We have lots of places you can come in and help out; the library, classrooms, outside recess and lunch duties, copies for the office and many other duties. 

Please complete the background check through this site:

Byers: Many of our current students are alums of Cory, and we are so excited to welcome more of your students next year.  
Our small, supportive school model ensures that all students are well-known and have what they need to grow academically and personally. 
Please invite your families to join us for an Open House, they can RSVP HERE. We would also love to attend any events you may be hosting! Just let us know whenJ
Bailey Burkhardt
Denver School of Science and Technology: Byers |Director of School Operations
p. (303) 524-6350 ext. 8051614
At DSST: Byers, we don’t act or use language of any kind that harms or belittles any member of our community regardless of its intent. In order to ensure that our community is safe and supportive of our WHOLE community, SPEAK UP and report language (verbal, non-verbal) or actions that harm or belittle a member of our community based on race or identity.

Amber  Bourgeois 

Joan Wieser