Asbury Elementary

Soaring to Excellence

Thursday Folders

Welcome to Asbury’s Thursday Folders page! This is our main mode of communication from school to parent. Below each date, you will find the body of the School Deet that was sent to parents as well as any correlating fliers for the week. If you are looking for something specific and can’t find it here, drop by the office and we will be happy to help.

2019-2020 School Year:

Thursday, December 5, 2019

School Notes 

  • The Giving Tree is in the office if you wish to assist a family during this special but difficult season of the year.
  • The Talent show has been moved to February this year.  Permission slips will be uploaded to the website today.    
  • Please donate any shoes that you do not need to the Soles 4  Souls box in the office. 

This is a yearly event facilitated by a former Asbury Teacher, Ms. Dinner who now works for this non-profit organization

  • Asbury Backpack program applications are available in the office if you would like to apply.

This program will send home a backpack full of food every Friday to those that apply.


PTSO

Asbury Spirit Ware

Direct Give Campaign

  • We are excited to announce that we have raised almost $92,000. This record-breaking amount is a testament to just how much you believe in the work that is being done at Asbury.
  • Thank you to everyone for your donations large and small!

DU Sporting Events

  • Join other Asbury families at a DU sporting event. This is both a fun community time and a great fundraiser for our school. 
  • Tickets are available to three events:
    • Men’s Hockey – Friday, January 31st at 7 pm
    • Men’s Basketball – Thursday, February 20th at 7 pm
    • Women’s Gymnastics – Sunday, March 8th at 2 pm
  • Visit https://asbury-dutickets.cheddarup.com for tickets.

Spring Wing

  • Save the date of May 2, 2020, for our adults-only fundraiser. More details will come after winter break.

Month at a Glance

December/January/February  2019-2020

December 6 – Kindergarten Tours

December 12 – Fall Expo and Select 4th Grade Rap and Poetry Performances

December 13 – 9:00 am – Kindergarten tours

December 23-January 6 – No school for students – Winter Break

January 7 – Students Return to School

January 7 – CSC (5:00) and PTSO (6:00) meetings

January 16 -5:00 – 6:00 – Middle School Night – Gym

January 17 – 8:30 10:00 am – Kindergarten Jubilee – Room 201 – Tours following

January 20 – Martin Luther King Day – No School 

January 21 – Talent Show Auditions ( We have moved it up this year)

January 21 – 23 – DPS Great Schools EXPO Week

January 24 – 9:00 – Kindergarten Tours

January 31 – 8:30 10:00 am – Kindergarten Jubilee – Room 201 – Tours following

January 31 – Smoke Trailer and 5th Grade Presentation – Rescheduled Day

February 3-5 – Vision and Hearing Screening – All grades except 4th 

February 4 – CSC (5:00) and PTSO (6:00) Meetings  

February 10-3:15 – 4:15 –  Talent Show Dress Rehearsal

February 11 – 2:00 – 3:00 pm – Talent Show


Weekly Flyers – click here to view

Science Matters – New Session

Coding with Kids – New Session

Fall EXPO – Project-Based Learning  

National Western Stock Show Information

Snow and Ice Letter

Talent Show Permission Slip


 

Thursday, November 21, 2019

School Notes

  • All Lost and Found items will be donated on November 22. 2019  
  • Please donate any shoes that you do not need to the Soles 4  Souls box in the office. 

This is a yearly event facilitated by a former Asbury Teacher, Ms. Dinner who now works for this non-profit organization

  • Hands up for Children applications are available in the office if you would like to apply.

This program will send home a backpack full of food every Friday to families in need.


PTSO

Direct Give Campaign Update

    • We have met our $10,000 match challenge! Thank you to all of you who donated during the past week.
    • NEW $5000 match announced on Wednesday 11/20. We’re only $9000 from our fundraising goal of $65,000. With this new match in place, we can do this team!
    • We are entering the final days of our campaign. Now is the time to make your donation!
    • Donate through our webpage at crowdrise.com/asburydirectgive, or donate by check made out to Asbury PTSO, by Venmo or set up a monthly Zelle payment.  
    • Remember your friends and family can still be a part of the campaign by supporting your student(s) with a donation of any amount. This will allow Asbury to fulfill its mission of an incredible and personalized education for each student.
    • Share this link via email or text, or post it on your social media accounts:  crowdrise.com/asburydirectgive

Month at a Glance

November/December/January  2019-2020

November 21 – “Getting  into the Grove” Fall Dance – JOIN THE FUN – BUY YOUR TICKETS

November 22 – No School for students – Asbury only Planning Day

November 25-29 -Thanksgiving Break 

December 3 – CSC and PTSO Meetings

December 6 – Kindergarten Tours

December 12 – Fall Expo and Select 4th Grade Rap and Poetry Performances

December 13 – 9:00 am – Kindergarten tours

December 23-January 6 – No school for students – Winter Break

January 7 – Students Return to School

January 7 – CSC (5:00) and PTSO (6:00) meetings

January 16 -5:00 – 6:00 – Middle School Night – Gym

January 17 – 8:30 10:00 am – Kindergarten Jubilee – Room 201 – Tours following

January 20 – Martin Luther King Day – No School 

January 21 – 23 – DPS Great Schools EXPO Week

January 24 – 9:00 – Kindergarten Tours

Weekly Flyers – click here to view

No School Flyer (English)

No School Flyer (Spanish)

“The Why Behind Asbury” Event – Save the Date (English)

“The Why Behind Asbury” Event – Save the Date (Spanish)

Lunch Menu – December

PBL Expo Save the Date (English)

PBL Expo Save the Date (Spanish)

TaDa Gymnastics Business Sponsor


 

 

 

Thursday, November 14, 2019

School Notes

  • Please join Mrs. FaJohn for an interactive coffee talk about the Schoolwide Performance Framework on Friday, 11/15 from 8:30 – 9:15 am in the library. Coffee and donuts will be provided, bring your questions!
  • All Lost and Found items will be donated on November 22. 2019  
  • Please donate any shoes that you do not need to the Soles 4  Souls box in the office. 

This is a yearly event facilitated by a former Asbury Teacher, Ms. Dinner who now works for this non-profit organization

  • Hands up for Children applications are available in the office if you would like to apply.

This program will send home a backpack full of food every Friday to families in need.


PTSO

  • Pearl Wine Event

Thank you to all who purchased tickets to the Pearl Wine Event. We raised $1250 from ticket sales.

  • Direct Give Campaign
    • We are entering the final week of our campaign. Now is the time to make your donation!

Donate through our webpage at crowdrise.com/asburydirectgive. You can also donate by check made out to Asbury PTSO, by Venmo or set up a monthly Zelle payment.  

  • The Fun Run is today, but your friends and family can still be a part of the campaign by supporting your student(s) with a donation of any amount. This will allow Asbury to fulfill its mission of an incredible and personalized education for each student.
  • Share this link via email or text, or post it on your social media accounts: crowdrise.com/asburydirectgive

Month at a Glance

November/December 2019

November 15 – 8:30- SPF Presentation by Ms. FaJohn in Library Coffee and donuts provided

November 15 – 9:00 am –  Kindergarten tours

November 21 – “Getting  into the Grove” Fall Dance – JOIN THE FUN – BUY YOUR TICKETS

November 22 – No School for students – Asbury only Planning Day

November 25-29 -Thanksgiving Break 

December 3 – CSC and PTSO Meetings

December 6 – Kindergarten Tours

December 12 – Fall Expo and 4th Grade Music Concert

December 13 – 9:00 am – Kindergarten tours

December 23-January 6 – No school for students – Winter Break


Weekly Flyers – click here to view

Art Fun – New Session

Young Rembrandts  – New Session

Skate Start – New Session

Lost and Found Reminder

Dining Out for Asbury – Mad Greens

School of Choice for 2020-2021 School Year Information


 

 

Thursday, November 7, 2019


School Notes

  • Please join Mrs. FaJohn for an interactive coffee talk about the Schoolwide Performance Framework on 11/15 from 8:30 – 9:15 in the library. Coffee and donuts will be provided, bring your questions!
  • All Lost and Found items will be donated on November 22. 2019  
  • Please donate any shoes that you do not need to the Soles 4  Souls box in the office. 

This is a yearly event facilitated by an ex Asbury Teacher, Ms. Dinner who now works for this non-profit organization

  • Please join us for the Thanksgiving Luncheon.   The lunchroom serves up a delicious turkey dinner with all the fixings.  The lunch schedule is a little different to accommodate all of our guests    Thanksgiving Luncheon signup (click here)  
  • FUN RUN: November 14th is also the school-wide fun run. Please see the link here to sign up to volunteer for the run!   
  • Hands up for Children applications are available in the office if you would like to apply.

This program will send home a backpack full of food every Friday to families in need.

  • Bricks 4 kids is starting a new session, however, it is moving to Thursdays because of teacher availability

PTSO

Halloween Candy Buy Back – Last chance to bring in candy is Friday 11/8

  • Students bring in their unwanted candy in a bag marked with their name and classroom. 
  • For the first pound brought in, students earn $1. 
  • If they bring in 3 pounds or more, they will be given an additional homework pass. Prizes will be distributed on Friday  11/8 and all collected candy will be donated.
  • Check the flyer for further details.

Annual Pearl Wine Tasting is THIS SATURDAY!  Today is the last day to buy tickets through the PTSO.

    • When: When: Saturday, November 9th, 6:30pm-9:00pm
    • Where: JW Marriott Cherry Creek
    • Purchase tickets online at pwcwinetastingtickets.cheddarup.com
    • VIP tickets are $65 = 5:30 entrance / General Admission tickets are $45 = 6:30 entrance

 

  • A portion of all ticket sales will go back to Asbury. 

 


Month at a Glance

November/December 2019

November 8 – Report Cards go home

November 8 – Kindergarten tours – 9:00 am

November 9 – Pearl Wine Event at JW Marriott Cherry Creek

November 14 – Thanksgiving Luncheon and PTSO Fun Run

November 15 – 8:30- SPF Presentation by Ms. FaJohn in Library Coffee and donuts provided

November 15 – Kindergarten tours

November 21 – “Getting  into the Grove” Fall Dance – JOIN THE FUN – BUY YOUR TICKETS

November 22 – No School for students – Asbury only Planning Day

November 25-29 -Thanksgiving Break 

December 3 – CSC and PTSO Meetings

December 6 – Kindergarten Tours

December 12 – Fall Expo and 4th Grade Music Concert

December 23-January 6 – No school for students – Winter Break


Weekly Flyers – Thursday, November 7, 2019 – see below:

Young Rembrandts Enrichment (new session)

Bricks 4 Kids Enrichment (new session)

Chess Wizards Enrichment (new session)

Glass Fusion Workshop

Free Night at Denver Museum of Nature and Science


 

 

 

Thursday, October 31, 2019


Thanks for your patience with all of the changes concerning our snowy weather! Colorado never ceases to surprise us. 

School Notes

  • All Lost and Found items will be donated on November 22. 2019  
  • Please join us for the Thanksgiving Luncheon.   The lunchroom serves up a delicious turkey dinner with all the fix-ins.  The lunch schedule is a little different to accommodate all of our guests Thanksgiving Luncheon signup (click here)  
  • FUN RUN: November 14th is also the school-wide fun run. Please see the link here to sign up to volunteer for the run! 
  • Tomorrow the students will get to enjoy a performance by The Creede Reperatory Theater – “Best Foot Forward’.   
  • Hands up for Children applications are available in the office if you would like to apply. This program will send home a backpack full of food every Friday to families in need.

PTSO

Halloween Candy Buy Back is here!

  • Students bring in their unwanted candy 11/4-11/8 in a bag marked with their name and classroom. 
  • For the first pound brought in, students earn $1. 
  • If they bring in 3 pounds or more, they will be given an additional homework pass. Prizes will be distributed on Friday 11/9 and all collected candy will be donated.
  • Check the flyer for further details.

Annual Pearl Wine Tasting is just around the corner!  Only 13 VIP tickets are left!

    • When: When: Saturday, November 9th, 6:30pm-9:00pm
    • Where: JW Marriott Cherry Creek
    • Purchase tickets online at pwcwinetastingtickets.cheddarup.com
    • VIP tickets are $65 = 5:30 entrance / General Admission tickets are $45 = 6:30 entrance

 

  • A portion of all ticket sales will go back to Asbury. 

 

Location Change for November Meeting

  • Because of the  Kidstage performance in the auditorium on November 5th, our meeting will be held in the library.

Month at a Glance

November/December 2019

November 1 – “Best Foot Forward” – performance

November 5 – Student Council Elections

November 5 – CSC (5:00pm) and PTSO (6:00pm) Meetings  In the Library

November 5 – 3:15-4:30 – Common Threads Clothing Giveaway – Cafeteria

November 8 – Report Cards go home

November 8 – Kindergarten tours –  9:00 am

November 9 – Pearl Wine Event at JW Marriott Cherry Creek

November 14 – Thanksgiving Luncheon and PTSO Fun Run

November 15 – Kindergarten tours

November 21 – “Getting  into the Grove” Fall Dance 

November 22 – No School for students – Asbury only Planning Day

November 25-29 -Thanksgiving Break 

December 3 – CSC and PTSO Meetings

December 6 – Kindergarten Tours

December 12 – Fall Expo and 4th Grade Music Concert

December 23-January 6 – No school for students – Winter Break


Weekly Flyers – Thursday, October 31, 2019 – see below:

Lunch Menu – November

Women’s Clothing Giveaway


Thursday, October 24, 2019

School Notes

  • Hands up for Children is a program sponsored by Asbury and many very dedicated volunteers.  When families sign up they will receive a large, overflowing backpack full of food, bread, and produce.  If you are interested we have applications in the office. There are currently a few openings for this program.
  • Thanksgiving Luncheon signup (click here)  
  • See the link below for the weekly flyers
  • Halloween Parade begins at 2:00 pm Parents can come at 1:45 to help their students get their costumes on.   See flyer on the website.
  • When DPS calls a Two Hour Delay because of weather Asbury will start at 10:30 am.   Discovery Link EARLY RISER REGISTERED STUDENTS ONLY – MAY COME AT 8:30 am. DPS will relay this information on the website and on all the local TV Stations.

PTSO

DIRECT GIVE CAMPAIGN KICK OFF PARTY will be tomorrow at 8:00 am (Friday) on the blacktop. 

  • Informational Packets will be going home with all students today, so be sure to check your student’s backpack to see what this important fundraiser is all about.
  • The campaign will run through Thursday, November 21st. 

ANNUAL PEARL WINE TASTING TICKETS are on sale now! 

  • This fun evening is an opportunity to taste and discover 200+ wines. Light appetizers will be served and event-only discounts will be available for all purchases made.
    • When: Saturday, November 9th
    • Where: JW Marriott Cherry Creek
    • VIP tickets are $65 = 5:30 entrance
    • General Admission tickets are $45 = 6:30 entrance
    • A portion of all ticket sales will go back to Asbury. 
  • Purchase tickets online at pwcwinetastingtickets.cheddarup.com
  • Purchase tickets on the playground at drop-off or pick-up today and tomorrow. 
    • Look for a PTSO rep with a “Tickets” sign. 
    • We’ll be taking cash, check or Venmo payments.

Month at a Glance

October/November 2019

October 25 – PTSO – Direct Give Campaign Kick off

October 25 – Individual Picture Retake Day

October 25 – Carnival winners – Staff/Student Basketball  game 

October 28 – B.E.S.T Assembly – 2:00pm – Auditorium

October 29 – Fire Prevention Week – Smoke Trailer and Fire Safety Presentation

October 31 – Halloween Parade: 2:00 pm  See information sent home last week and posted below

November 1 – Creede Repertory Theater – “Best Foot Forward”

November 9 – Pearl Wine Event at JW Marriott Cherry Creek

November 12 – Fall Expo and 4th Grade MMusic Performance 

November 14 – Thanksgiving Luncheon and PTSO Fun Run

Weekly Flyers – Thursday, October 24, 2019 – see below:

NEW – Halloween Information – Updated

2nd Grade Instrument Design Project

4th Grade Rap Songs and Performance

Enrichment – Clay Play – Session II

Enrichment – Sticky Fingers – New Start Date

Girls Leadership – “Raising Resilient Girls” (English)

Girls Leadership – “Raising Resilient Girls” (Spanish)

Trick or Treat Street @ South High (English)

Trick or Treat Street @ South High (Spanish)

 


Thursday, October 17, 2019

Picture Retake Day

Avalanche DPS Night

Christmas at Gaylord Rockies – DPS Foundation

Denver Special Education Advisory Committee (English)

Denver Special Education Advisory Committee (Spanish)

Thursday, October 10, 2019

No School – October 18, 21, and 22

Thanksgiving Luncheon Information (English)

Thanksgiving Luncheon Information (Spanish)

Sticky Fingers Enrichment

Thursday, October 2, 2019

Lunch Menu October 2019

Halloween Celebrations Information – Updated

4/5 Testing Explanation Information

Dining Out for Asbury (English) – Chipotle

Dining Out for Asbury (Spanish) – Chipotle

South High Mini Rebel Cheer Camp – Fall 2019

Science Matters – Slimeology Enrichment

Thursday, September 26, 2019

DPS Community Meeting Information (English)

DPS Community Meeting Information (Spanish)

DPS Night at the Avalanche Game

Lunch Menu October 2019

Thursday, September 19, 2019

No School – Monday, September 30th

Thursday, September 12, 2019

HGT (Highly Gifted and Talented) Information Night

Lunch Menu – September

Girl Scouts Enrichment

Pumpkin Patch Flyer

Pumpkin Patch Sign Up

Thursday, September 5, 2019

School Picture Day Information

Carnival Pass and Ticket Ordering Information

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Picture Day Information

Dining Out for Asbury – Papa John’s

PTSO Membership Form 2019-2020

Asbury Volunteer Survey

Easy Fundraisers

Carnival Information Flyer

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Updated – Enrichment After School Options

Mrs. FaJohn Welcome Letter – English

Mrs. FaJohn Welcome Letter – Spanish

Denver Public Health Information – English

Denver Public Health Information – Spanish

Running Eagles Running Club with Mrs. Magoffin and Mrs. Barros

Yoga for Kids Enrichment with Ms. Werner

Club Amigos Enrichment

KidStage Enrichment

Art Fun Enrichment

Bricks 4 Kids Enrichment

Chess Wizards Enrichment

Clay Play Enrichment

Coding for Kids Enrichment

Science Matters Enrichment

SkateStart Enrichment

Sticky Fingers Enrichment

DPS Foundation Community Performing Arts Events

Rocky Mountain Showdown Football Tickets – DPS

Monday, August 19, 2019

Lunch Menu – August 2019

School Cafe Update (new app for lunch menus and information) – Part 1

School Cafe Update – Part 2

Possible Heat Day Early Release Information

Beginning of the Year information

Calendar – Asbury Specific 2019-2020

School School Supply List for 2019-2020 School Year (ALL)

Beginning of the Year (2019-2010) Information