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November 11, 2021
Events at a Glance

11/12 Wreath Order Deadline
11/13 Fun Run
11/15 12th Annual Real Giving Campaign Deadline
11/16 Eat & Give - Rolling Smoke BBQ
11/17 Original Works Deadline
11/18 Thanksgiving Staff Appreciation Deadline
11/19 No School
12/1 Eat & Give - Torchy's Tacos
12/6-12/10 Book Fair
12/7 Eat & Give - Chick-Fil-A
12/8 Eat & Give - Mondo Market
12/9-12/10 Shop & Give - Kendra Scott
PTA News

Fun Run Registration is Still Open!
November 13th, 10am
Register for the Annual Fun Run on November 13, 2021

Walk, run, jog, trot, skip and join the Annual Bill Roberts Fun Run Family event. Start date and time will be November 13th, 2021, at 10am with groups of 50 stagger-starting every 15 minutes.

Food trucks featuring Pozzetti Gelato, pancakes, and coffee will be on-site. Medals will be awarded to each runner and we'll have a raffle for fantastic prizes. 

Congratulations to the winning shirt designer Alex Jackson!

Early pickup for registered racer packets will be Friday, November 12th from 1pm-2pm at the flagpoles.

Check our webpage for updates and course map!

Thanksgiving Staff Appreciation

Donate by Thursday, November 18th

Every year at Bill Roberts, our wonderful community donates drinks and desserts for our teachers and staff to enjoy with their families over Thanksgiving break. Please sign-up to help us continue this much-loved tradition!

Mention Bill Roberts when ordering and they'll donate 15-20% of your order total back to our school!

Tuesday, November 16th, open to close
Rolling Smoke BBQ - Stanley Marketplace
Enter "Bill Roberts" in notes section if ordering online.

Wednesday, December 1st, open to close
Torchy's Tacos, Northfield
Enter "Bill Roberts" with name when ordering online.

Tuesday, December 7th, 4:30 - 7:30pm
Chick-Fil-A, Quebec St location - DRIVE THRU ONLY
Mention "Bill Roberts" when ordering 

Wednesday, December 8th, open to close
Mondo Market, Stanley Marketplace


Original Works (K-5 Students Only)

Deadline to order - Wednesday, November 17th

It's time for Original Works, an art program where you can turn your child's art into gifts for family and friends, while also supporting Bill Roberts.

The online gallery is currently open! Visit: The Original Works Gallery, enter our school code (Biro), and search by your student’s teacher to find your child's artwork! Deadline for ordering is Wednesday, Nov. 17. Gifts will be shipped directly to your home before the holidays.

If your child does not have artwork uploaded in the online gallery, please contact Laura Judd-Glossy ( to learn about how you can still participate.

Bill Roberts Book Fair

December 6th-10th

Save the date for the next Bill Roberts book fair!

This will be a student-only book fair in the library during school hours. More details to come...

Shop & Give

Thursday and Friday, December 9th & 10th
Kendra Scott, Shops at Cherry Creek North and online

Shop in-store or online and 20% of your purchase goes back to Bill Roberts! 


Click here for flyer about the event!
School News

Middle School Wreath Fundraiser

Friday, November 12th

Our annual Middle School wreath fundraiser is back this year! 8th Grade students will be selling 20" Fraser Fir dark green hand-tied wreaths from Nicks’ Evergreens in Aurora, CO. Wreaths will be decorated with pine cones and removable red bow. Funds raised help support individual 8th grade students' end-of-year trips. Wreaths can be purchased from an 8th grader or as a Featured Item in the MySchoolBucks Store

$28 per wreath. Knock this off your to-do list and order by TOMORROW, November 12th for pickup at school the week of November 29th.

12th Annual Giving Campaign

Donate by Monday, November 15th

The 12th annual REALGiving2021 Campaign has launched to provide King Soopers gift cards for families in need for Thanksgiving. 

With the Covid impact continuing this fall, nothing has been normal, especially for our families in need. We are asking for your donation to help us purchase King Soopers gift cards for the 200+ identified families. To donate, click here.

THANKS in advance for your support and giving back to your community in need!!

For more info and updates on the effort, like/follow us on Facebook.

Questions? Email

DPS Students for Climate Action

DPS Students for Climate Action is a group of students from across DPS that have been working together since February 2021 to create a resolution for DPS to reduce greenhouse gas emissions on pace with Denver and Colorado. The district has the expertise and the ability to find funds to make the switch, they just need to know this is important to the community. If this is important to you, please tell them by adding your name to our list here.

If you have any questions, please contact Heather Jackson:

Shakespeare Club

The 38th Annual Denver Public Schools Shakespeare Festival will be held on Friday, April 22nd. This year, the Festival is currently planned as an in-person event! As is tradition, the Bill Roberts Shakespeare Club is planning to attend and perform at this celebration of the life and works of William Shakespeare. 

Shakespeare Club is FREE and open to everyone 3rd grade and up. We have 30 slots available this year for 3rd - 5th graders, and 15 slots available for Middle Schoolers. 

Our first meeting will be Thursday, December 2nd. We will meet on Thursdays afterschool in Ms. J’s room (128) from 2:45 to 4:00. Whenever possible, we will work in larger hallway areas or outdoors, so come prepared for the weather. 

Shakespeare Club is a serious team commitment. Please thoughtfully consider this when deciding whether to sign up. If you have questions, please contact Ms. J at

Sign-up here!


Food Truck Friday (FTF)
Tomorrow, November 12th
There will be 3 trucks here for our last FTF of the calendar year. We would love donations of baked goods to help offset the cost of scholarships!

8th Grade Volunteer Hours
ALL 8th graders are required to complete 10 volunteer community service hours. Check the BR Sign Up Genius regularly for school-based volunteer opportunities. We will also announce community opportunities as they arise. Make sure your students are tracking their hours!

Sports Update
Flag Football Game against Morey
TODAY, 4pm at Bill Roberts
Spectators are encouraged!

Basketball starts next month!
If your student is CONSIDERING trying out for the BR basketball team, please click here to fill out waivers. Deadline is December 2nd. Absolutely no late sign-ups will be accepted.

Check out this week's edition of our Sports Newsletter!


Venture Martial Arts

Colorado's #1 Rated Martial Arts Program! 

Exclusive offer for Bill Roberts families - Try two classes for free and get a uniform! Check out their website to learn more about their program. Mention Bill Roberts when calling to register. 

University of Denver Athletics and Recreation

November 22nd - November 24th

DU is offering its School Days Off programming the three days before Thanksgiving.  

During School Days Off, campers ages 5-11 have the opportunity to try multiple sports and activities in a fun, active environment.  Activities include basketball, soccer, rock climbing, ice skating, swimming, lacrosse and more. Specific camp schedules vary by day.

Registration for 2021-22 School Days Off is now open!

For more information, visit their website.

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