Valley Settlement takes step to extend its helping hands to immigrant families (January 31, 2017)
Parent Mentor program at CRES integrates parents into schools.

Riverview School opens next fall (Sopris Sun - January 12, 2017)
The opening of the new Riverview School adds another element to the topic of school choice in Carbondale, where the significant number of choices for parents has been both celebrated and lamented by community members for many years.

Honoring the dead at Dia de Los Muertos (Post Independent - November 4, 2016)
CRES students make alter for Dia de Los Muertos display at the Third Street Center.  

Crystal River Elementary makes gains (Post Independent - September 26, 2016)
Growth stats affirm positive direction for CRES.

Local school test results show promising growth (Sopris Sun - September 22, 2016)
RFSD superintendent Rob Stein points to Crystal River Elementary School as a particularly exciting example of progress being made within the district.

Student growth data promising for RE-1 schools (Post Independent - September 20, 2016)
The district saw pockets of exceptional growth in math at several individual schools, including Crystal River Elementary.

Roaring Fork Schools' Wednesday enrichments future uncertain (Post Independent - September 11, 2016)
As Glenwood Springs, Carbondale and Basalt schools enter the third year of early-release Wednesdays, there is some question around the future of afternoon enrichment programs that have helped support families by keeping kids busy after regular classes let out.

Glenwood teacher nears New Yorker glory (Post Independent - August 26, 2016)
CRES teacher Hilary Garnsey is finalist in the magazine's cartoon caption contest. 

New, more secure school entrances part of bond issue (Post Independent - August 24, 2016)
Several area schools, including Crystal River Elementary, have new visitor entry vestibules that will be in operation during the school day after students have arrived.

Crystal River Elementary embarks on its new Innovation Plan (Sopris Sun - August 18, 2016)
With the start of this school year, a new “Innovation Plan” will be set in motion at Crystal River Elementary School.

Local schools enter new era of security vestibules (Sopris Sun - August 18, 2016)
When students enter Roaring Fork High School and Crystal River Elementary School for the first day of school next week, they’ll find an additional set of doors to walk through. The new doors are part of the recently constructed security vestibules at these schools.

Crystal River Elementary Back (Post Independent - June, 27, 2016)  
CRES announces plan for improvements in academics built on engaging and relevant learning experiences. Aligning with Carbondale's recent "Creative District" designation, school will develop “strands” of creativity for the school to infuse into learing which include: healing arts; design, media and innovation; visual arts; culinary arts; cultural heritage; and performing arts.

2015-2016 Archives

CRES making strides under its new leadership (Post Independent - January 28, 2016)

Expeditionary Learning at CRES? Not at this time (Sopris Sun - January 21, 2016)

CRES Students Celebrate Veterans Day (Post Independent - November 11, 2015)

Community steps up for CRES (Sopris Sun - September 17, 2015)

Welcome Back(Sopris Sun - August 27, 2015)

RFSD seeks $122 million(Post Independent - August 26, 2015)

Three new principals join RFSD(Post Independent - August 20, 2015)

Specialized summer school wraps up at the Roaring Fork School District(Aspen NPR - July 29, 2015)

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