Traylor Academy

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Dear Parents,

Traylor Student Council is hosting a mitten and glove collection for children in need.

The drive will be from December 8-19th.  We will be putting up a Christmas tree in the front lobby.  As students bring in mittens and gloves we will decorate the tree with them.  If you could please help us with this project, it would be greatly appreciated.  Have your students give their items to their class representatives.

Thank you,

Traylor Student Council


Colorado Academic Standards

The following is a DPS link for parent guides regarding the Colorado Academic Standards.

Complementary Ski Pass for Fifth- and Sixth-Graders

School of Shred is a ski program that supplies free ski passes to all DPS registered students in grades five and six. The free ski pass includes four days of skiing at each of the following resorts: Vail, Beaver Creek, Keystone, Breckenridge and Arapahoe Basin. The pass also includes one free lesson for first-time skiers or snowboarders. Please pass this information on to your fifth- and sixth-grade teachers and encourage parents to register their child by clicking here.


December & January

2014 Months at a Glance @ Traylor Fundamental Academy

December 2014/ January 2015

  • Monday, December 1 – Citizenship Assemblies, Auditorium
  • Thursday, December 4 –
    • Spelling Bee Club, Room 113, 8:30-9:00 AM
    • TABS meeting, 6:00 PM, Cafeteria
  • Friday, December 5 – TABs/Traylor Tinsel Towne Craft Fair * More details to follow…
  • Saturday, December 6 – TABs/Traylor Tinsel Towne Craft Fair
  • Wednesday, December 10 – CSC, 5:15 PM, Library
  • Thursday, December 11 – Spelling Bee Club, Room 113, 8:30-9:00 AM
    • Science Club, Rooms 107 or 208, 4:00-5:00 PM
    • TABS Parent meeting 6:00pm Lunchroom- open to all parents
  • Friday, December 19 – NO ECE Classes for Rooms 107 & 109 – Parent Meeting, 10:00 AM
  • Monday, December 22-Monday, January 5 – NO SCHOOL – Winter Break
  • Monday, January 5 – NO STUDENTS – Planning and Assessment Day
  • Tuesday, January 6 – Students Return from Winter Break

Citizenship Assemblies are scheduled for the

1st Monday of each month:

Oct. 6th, Nov. 3rd, Dec. 1st, Feb. 2nd, Mar. 2nd, Apr. 7th (Tuesday due to Spring Break) & May 4th

    • ECE & K—9:05-9:35am
    • 1st & 2nd—9:40-10:15am
    • 4th & 5th—10:20-11:00am
    • 3rd—11:05-11:30am


Don’t miss the DPS School Choice Expo!

DPS SchoolChoice Expo

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Sports Authority Field at Mile High

Participating Schools

Visit with representatives from DPS elementary, middle and high schools and find a great school for your student!

Bring the entire family to visit with principals, teachers and students as well as learn more about programs and resources available to DPS families including SchoolChoice, the DPS enrollment process, transportation, health and wellness programs, Gifted and Talented and more.


Sports Authority Field at Mile High is located in downtown Denver at the intersection of I-25 and Colfax Avenue. Map

  • From I-25 northbound, exit at 17th Avenue.
  • From I-25 southbound, exit at Colfax Avenue, then exit at Federal Blvd north bound. Turn right at the first light (Dick Connor Ave).
  • From Denver International Airport, take I-70 west to I-25 southbound. Exit at Colfax Avenue, then exit at Federal Blvd north bound. Turn right at the first light (Dick Connor Ave).


FREE parking will be available in Sports Authority Field Lot C or J on the west side of the stadium. Parking Map

Jamba Juice Treats and Transportation

Thank you to Jamba Juice for sponsoring the Treats and Transportation, providing free bus transportation to families from area schools. Details will be posted soon, or ask your school for more information.


Enter the event at Gate 2 on the west side of the stadium. Doors open promptly at 6 p.m.

Fun and Entertainment

Denver Broncos mascot Miles will be at the expo from 6-7 p.m. and families are also invited to go out into the stadium bowl to look out onto the football field throughout the evening.

Social Media

Follow along or join the conversation online by using #schoolchoiceexpo on TwitterFacebook and Instagram.

TABS (Traylor Academy Boosters) Parent Meeting

Thursday, Oct. 2nd at 6:00pm

Reminder!!! The next TABS meeting will be help tomorrow evening Thursday, Oct. 2nd @ 6:00pm in the cafeteria. If you are interested in helping out with the Monster Mash Dance later this month (Friday, Oct. 24th) you won’t want to miss this meeting! Planning for the Monster Mash Dance will take place during the second half of this Thursday’s meeting.
Childcare for children under 11, pizza and refreshments will be provided. A Spanish interpreter (with headsets) will be available for those needing translation at the meeting Remember: all Traylor Families are automatically members of TABS and there are no fees or dues.

If you are interested in helping out for this month’s event or any other events in the future, please come by as all Traylor families and staff are welcomed at our meetings. Lets continue to support our school and make a difference for the children and Traylor Academy.

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you there!
Kind regards,TABS Staff

Parent Engagement and Input Opportunity – SW Middle School Options for Next Year!

For parents and guardians who were unable to attend the September 25 Parent Engagement Night, please consider attending this upcoming Community meeting about potential changes to middle school options in Southwest Denver.  We want your voices heard!  We hope you will attend the October 6 Community Meeting at 5:30 PM at STRIVE Smart (find address and details in the flyer!)

Shayley Olson, Principal

Traylor Fundamental Academy

Denver Public Schools

Click on the links below to view the flyers in English or Spanish

Southwest flyer2 _english FINAL

Southwest flyer_spanish FINAL

Southwest Community Presentation English

Southwest Community Presentation Spanish

Middle School Programs

SW Forums Work Sheet English

SW Forums Work Sheet Spanish

SW Forums Talking points English

SW Forums Talking points Spanish




Attention, Traylor Parents/Guardians!

Please plan to attend a night with our school’s principal and other staff members to learn more about our school community and parent engagement opportunities at Traylor Academy on Thursday, September 25 from 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

This is an important conversation for parents and guardians to learn essential information about your child(ren)’s school community, including:

  • School Performance Framework Rating (Our school’s strengths and areas for growth)
  • Title I Programming and Funding
  • New proposed middle school bus and school options
  • Volunteer and Parent Training Opportunities
  • And much, much more!

Parents/Guardians, please join us for this important meeting at the Traylor Fundamental Academy Auditorium.  We look forward to seeing you there!

What: Traylor Parent Engagement Night

When:  Thursday, September 25, 2014 from 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Where:  Traylor Auditorium

(Spanish interpreting will be available for parents and guardians, as well.)



Atención, Padres/Guardianes  de Traylor!
Por favor planeé asistir a la noche con nuestra directora y otros miembros de la facultad para aprender más acerca de nuestra escuela y comunidad y oportunidades de involucramiento de padres aquí en Traylor Academy el jueves, 25 de Septiembre de 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Esto es una conversación importante para los padres y guardianes para aprender información esencial acerca de su hijo(a) y la comunidad escolar, incluyendo:

  • Disposiciones de la  Escuela y rendimiento  (nuestro puntos Fuertes y en lo que necesitamos crecer)
  • Fundación y Programación de Title I
  • Proposición nueva de escuela secundaria y autobuses escolares y otras opciones escolares
  • Oportunidades de ser Voluntario y obtener entrenamiento para padres
  • Y mucho mucho más!

Padres/Guardianes, por favor, acompáñenos para esta junta importante en el auditorio de Traylor Fundamental Academy.  Esperamos verlos allí!

Que: Noche de Involucramiento de Padres en Traylor

Cuando: Jueves, 25 de septiembre 2014 de 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Dónde: Auditorio de Traylor

(Interprete en Español será disponible para padres y guardianes, también)




Click here to view/ print the 2014-2015 Traylor school supply list
To view the 2014-2015 DPS school year calendar click here

Remember, our first day of school is Monday, August 25, 2014!

Make sure you add the following numbers to your phone contacts.

Traylor Fundamental Academy
Main Phone Number: 720-424-3480
Attendance Phone Number: 720-424-3490
Fax Number: 720-424-3505

Want to be “in the know” about Traylor events? Parents and Families can now receive text or email updates directly from Traylor! Stay in touch with the latest school happenings by signing up for Traylor notifications. or Text @9bff0 to 720-636-9429 to receive text messages to get started today!

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