Parent & Community Involvement

Parent, guardian, and family engagement is important in supporting the success of our students. Accordingly, there are many ways for our families to get involved with our school.

School Accountability Committee

The School Accountability Committee is a group of stakeholders that collaborate to create goals and targets for Columbine Elementary School. Please contact Luis Montes at 303-776-2840 or [email protected] if you would like to join the SAC.

Current Members

  • Julia Cooper, principal
  • Annie Larner, parent
  • Sherie Dike-Wilhelm, teacher
  • Juan Gomez, parent
  • Jill Johnson, teacher
  • Thaddeus Manzanares, teacher
  • Jessica Moore, teacher
  • Noelia Silva, teacher

Upcoming Meetings

Sept. 21, 2023

Oct. 19, 2023

Nov. 16, 2023

Dec. 21, 2023

Jan. 18, 2024

Feb. 15, 2024

Mar. 21, 2024

Apr. 18, 2024

May 16, 2024


Interested in Volunteering? We are always looking for some extra help. Please contact our Parent Liaison, Luis Montes at [email protected] if you can help with any of the volunteer opportunities below.

  • Classroom Support
  • Copying and Materials Prep (at school or home)
  • Library (shelving or reading with students)
  • Book Fair Support
  • School Events (ex. Fall Festival or Spring Carnival) 

Parent Leadership Team/Cafecitos

Columbine’s Parent Leadership Team meets regularly throughout the school year. They collaborate with administration to ensure that academic needs are being met. Parents on this team collaborate with teachers to plan and create academic workshops for other parents. Contact Luis Montes at 303-776-2840 or [email protected] if you want to get involved!

Sept. 1, 2023

October 6, 2023

November 3, 2023

December 1, 2023

January 5, 2024

February 2, 2024

March 1, 2024

April 5, 2024

May 3, 2023

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