Archive | March, 2012

Snowshoeing at Rocky Mountain National Park

The Boys Hope Girls Hope scholars visited Rocky Mountain National Park on St. Patrick’s day.  There they met with two rangers who showed them all about the winter ecology of our region.  Scholars were outfitted with snowshoes and after a short practice walking around, they headed into the beautiful wintery Rocky Mountain forest.  They had […]

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Read Across America Month

March is Read Across America Month Please go to Amazon and purchase books needed for our scholars!  Click here to purchase.

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Martini Party Video

Check out the Shaken, Not Stirred Martini Party Video…..  See if you are in it!

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Wish List Wednesday

Please contact Tracy at 720-524-2061 if you have, or can help secure, any of these items for the residences.  The staff and students would be greatly appreciative — and better equipped! 45 watt light bulbs Lexmark printer cartridges #27 & 17 Can opener Aluminum foil Auto shut-off electric kettle Saran wrap Ankle socks Dishwasher detergent Portable […]

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Scholar Enrichment Activity

The Boys Hope scholars visited Cripple Creek for their enrichment activity in February.  After a two hour car ride, they had lunch, watched a movie about the region and visited exhibits at the Heritage Center.  This was followed by a stroll on main street to watch the ice carvers make giant sculptures honoring the military.  […]

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Around the House

Snails, shrimp, crabs, oh my! No, no, no…. they weren’t part of our potluck special… they’re our pets!  The scholars helped each other build a fish village!  The 30 gallon aquarium features four unique fish, two crabs, two ghost shrimps, and two snails.  The tank serves as a tool to educate the scholars on how […]

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