GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — The school year on the Western Slope starts next week. District 51 staff members managed to get up bright and early today to celebrate the start of another school year.
This once a year meeting is held at Stoker Stadium to bring together the school district’s staff members in one place.
Over 3,000 excited staff members cheered on the panel of speakers, making the meeting feel more like a pep rally.
The board of speakers ranged from school leaders to school nurses, and these speakers kept the audience laughing and cheering for the chance to change lives.
Even though school starts next week, this meeting gives educators a chance to meet and greet with one another and remember the goal of education.