On Friday, October 20, 2017, the Colfax Staff and Students are sponsoring a Gourmet Snack Fundraiser during all three lunches and at the evening Street Fair as well. The funds raised will be donated to Brother's Brother to support the purchase of school supplies for the the Hurricane Victims.
The week of October 23rd is Red Ribbon Campaign Week for drug-free communities. Our students have the opportunity to participate in community building activities including theme days throughout the week. Please see the Colfax Communications page for details.
REMINDERS: The academic day begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 2:55 p.m. This means that all students are to be in homeroom at 8:30 a.m.
Colfax Upper Elementary School doors open at 8:00 a.m. Students are not permitted into the school prior to 8:00 a.m. Cell
phones and toys including spinners/fidgets are not permitted to be used during the academic day. Please encourage your child to keep
such items at home. There is an after school activity bus on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays which departs from Colfax Upper Elementary
School at approximately 3:45 p.m. This bus will take home students who live beyond Springdale Borough. Springdale Borough students are required
to organize rides or walk home.
Upcoming events include:
October 20: Drum Line
October 20: Gourmet Snack Sale to Support Hurricane Relief Fund; Sponsored by Colfax Staff
October 20: 5:00 p.m.: AVSD Street Fair; Veterans Memorial Field
October 20: District: Homecoming
October 23: "Kick Off to Red Ribbon Week" - Wear your favorite football shirt or jersey to school
October 23: Grades 4-6 Girls' Volleyball Mini Camp
October 24: "Lei Off of Drugs" - Wear a lei and/or Hawaiian shirt to school
October 25: "Join the Drug Free Army" - Wear Camouflage to school
October 26: "Proud to Be Drug-Free" - Wear school apparel or black and orange to school
October 27: No School for Students; Staff Development Day
October 30: End of the First Quarter
October 31: Fall Treats; Sponsored by Colfax PTA
October 31: 2:30 p.m.: Fall Parade
November 2: 4:15-7:15 p.m.: Colfax Event Parent-Teacher Conferences
November 9: 7:00 p.m. Colfax PTA Meeting
If you ever need to contact Colfax Upper Elementary School administration during the school year please do not hesitate to do so. I can be reached by phone (724-274-7200) or email, during the academic day.
Have a safe first day of school,
Jennifer L. Vecchio
Colfax Upper Elementary School Principal
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