August 14, 2015

We're lacing up our shoes and getting ready for a running start to the new school year!

This week's Dragon Weekly is dedicated to providing you with most updated information. We're looking forward to welcoming you back to a terrific Dragon year!


Tuesday, August 18: FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL!
  • Middle School Start time is 8:00 a.m. - Drop off begins at 7:45 a.m.
  • Elementary School Start time is 8:15 a.m. - Drop off begins at 8:00 a.m.
  • Full Day Grades 1-8
  • Noon release Kindergarten only
Thursday, August 20: 
MS Back to School Night
  • Time: 6:00-7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Gymnasium/Middle School Classrooms
  • Please plan on arriving on time and staying for the entire scheduled event
Wednesday, August 26: 
Elementary Back to School School Night Grades 1-3
  • Time: 6:00-7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Gymnasium/Elementary Classrooms
  • Please plan on arriving on time and staying for the entire scheduled event
Thursday, August 27: 
Elementary School Night for Grades 4-5
  • Time: 6:00-7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Gymnasium/Elementary Classrooms
  • Please plan on arriving on time and staying for the entire scheduled event
Thursday, August 27: 
School Picture Day!

Friday, August 28: 
K-8 Assessment Day Students Last Name A-L
**Now includes Kindergarten
Student Last Name M-Z No School

Monday, August 31: 
K-8 Assessment Day Students Last Name M-Z
**Now includes Kindergarten
Student Last Name A-L No School

Dragon Driveline Tip of the Week!
It will take about one week for all us to learn the system, so we appreciate everyone's patience and sense of community! Our utmost concern is the safety of our children and let's work together for a smooth start to driveline. For information on our driveline program, as well as our other transportation options, please  visit the Parents page


Kindergarten Camp

Monday, August 17
Time: 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.

Students and Parents welcome!

Students welcome to drop off supplies. 
Please plan on arriving on time and staying for the entire scheduled event.


Middle School Chromebook Info:

MS Chromebook Resource Center

Sign your contract

Remember to turn in your paperwork, so your child can receive his/her Chromebook by the start of school!

*If you dropped off a Chromebook for repair, they will be returned to your student in homeroom the first week of school. If you missed the Chromebook Repair Dropoff period, don't worry! Just have your student bring in the Chromebook and give to his/her homeroom teacher. 

Pingree Park Registration Packet

The annual Middle School Pingree Park trip is Sept. 23-25. Cost is $140 per student. Click here for the full registration packet and forms.

Parent chaperones
Interested in being a parent chaperone? Let Dean Pugh know -

Scholarship donations: Each year we assist students who may not be able to afford the trip by offering needs-based scholarships. If you'd like to contribute, please let us know!
Dragon Flight Registration
Before and After School Care and Enrichment Classes

Flagstaff Academy's in-house Dragon Flight program provides on-site before and after school care and enrichment classes. Dragon Flight provides students a warm, enriching environment while maintaining Flagstaff Academy's standards and values.

For more information, contact Jeanna Peppler,

All-School Pool Party
Sunday, August 19
7:15 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Don't miss the most exciting and anticipated pool event of the summer...the PTO-sponsored All-School Pool Party!
Who: All Flagstaff students and their families (this is a FREE event)
Where: Sunset Pool, 1900 Longs Peak Ave, Longmont, CO 80501

Come one, come all to a private PTO-sponsored pool party to launch the start of a great 2015/16 school year! The kids (and their parents and siblings) can rekindle existing friendships and ignite new ones while splashing, diving, and water sliding. 

Available at the pool party:
  • Snacks and drinks for purchase
  • Spirit Wear table with new dress code-approved shirts for purchase
  • Spirit Wear exchange table-bring clean, gently used Spirit Wear that your Dragon has outgrown and exchange it for a Spirit Wear garment donated by another family. This is a donation/exchange, so supplies are based on donations 
  • Volunteer sign-up kiosk-many opportunities available to satisfy the 30-hour-per-family volunteer requirement!
For more information, email Leah Herrera at

Farm to Table Dinner & Fundraiser
Saturday, September 26, 2015

Ollin Farms is excited to partner again with Chef Justin from the Niwot Market for a unique farm-to-table fundraising dinner for Flagstaff Academy. A full menu of freshly-harvested Ollin Farms produce enjoyed on the farm, alongside beautiful cottonwood trees and the Left Hand Creek. Ollin Farms believes in building community one meal at a time. Come and enjoy dinner with the Flagstaff community! This is an adult-only event.

More information coming soon!
Flagstaff Academy | 303-651-7900 
2040 Miller Drive
Longmont, CO 80501