With school in full swing, Ignacio School District 11-JT would like to remind parents to fill out the free meals form so that every student can get free lunch. There is still the option for corporate sponsorships with the school district - support the students with athletics, clubs, and more! The Ignacio Community Library has added new events to its line-up heading into fall, with a teen night and Silly Science Saturdays happening once a month! By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by Kroeger’s Ace Hardware and Tafoya Barrett & Associates
Ignacio Public Library has two new programs for youths and teens heading into this fall. Ignacio School district wants to partner with local businesses to support school activities and clubs, and don't forget to submit the free school lunch form to take advantage of the new Healthy School Meals for All initiative. You are watching the Ignacio News Roundup, brought to you by Kroeger's ACE Hardware and Tafoya Barrett and Associates. I'm Connor Shreve. Ignacio Public Library announced two new programs this fall geared towards teens and students. Teen Night, the third Monday of every month invites high school and middle school students for pizza and mini golf in the library from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. The event is another way to connect with your peers in the community. Once a month come join Resident Mad Scientists, Mrs. Libby, for a day of hands-on science experiments on Silly Science Saturday. The science is geared toward elementary school ages but older and younger are welcome to attend. There is a $5 deposit and space is limited, so make sure to sign up in advance. Find information on these and other upcoming library events on the Ignacio Public Library website. Thanks to the passage of the new Healthy School Meals for All in the state of Colorado last year, all school districts can now offer free meals to everyone in each school district, regardless of financial status. To ensure Ignacio can get the appropriate funding, Ignacio School District is asking parents to make sure to fill out the appropriate form online. All forms for your students schools can be found in the Infinite campus on the parent portal find the school meals form under more meal benefits. Come show support for Ignacio schools through corporate sponsorship. Funds help with clubs, athletics, academic prizes, and teacher appreciation gifts. Call or email Ignacio Schools for more information or to sign up. You can learn more about these and other stories online at durangolocal.news. If you have an organization or an event that you would like to see featured in Ignacio, email us ideas at thelocalnews.us. Thank you for watching this edition of the Ignacio Roundup. I'm Connor Shreve.