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About

Who we are.

Founded in 2010, SOAR is built on the premise that we should “expect more” from our public schools. SOAR is a public charter school committed to providing exceptional educational opportunities to students in Far Northeast Denver.

OurTeam

Administrators & School Operations

Instructional Staff & Student Support

School Administration

Kate Bergles

Principal

Shane Turpen

Assistant Principal

Sonia Sisneros

Senior Director of Development and Operations

Christi Goetz

Director of ELA & Assessments

Office/Operations Staff

Araceli Quezada-Rodriguez

Araceli Quezada Office Manager

Derek Begun

Administrative Assistant/Health Clerk

Christopher Landis

Technology Support Coordinator

Download our family handbook.

SOAR encourages parents and students to consult the SOAR Family Handbook for guidance regarding school policies, procedures, and expectations. Parents and students should keep in mind, however, that the school is a constantly changing entity, evolving as circumstances require. The school may modify its procedures and expectations from time to time.

OurBoard

Sarah
Glover

Board Chair

Rona
Wilensky

Board Vice President

Liane
Morrison

Treasurer

Jessamyn Lockhart

Board Secretary

Marisela Toscano

Board Member

Samm Donelson

Board Member

Board Meeting Information

The SOAR Board of Directors meetings are held at the school, Building 4 on the Evie Dennis Campus, and via Zoom Conference Call. Please check specific meeting date for details.

Meetings are open to the public and agendas are posted at SOAR in the vestibule of the entrance. Members of the public who want to address the Board by do so by emailing the SOAR Board of Directors at soar.board.of.directors@gmail.com by noon the previous day, giving their name and indicating the topic.

August 12th from 4:00 PM to 6:15 PM; This meeting will be held virtually via Zoom Conference Call

September 10th from 8:45 AM to 11:00 AM; This meeting will be held virtually via Zoom Conference Call

October 14th from 4:00 PM to 6:15 PM; This meeting will be held virtually via Zoom Conference Call

November 12th from 8:45 AM to 11:00 AM; This meeting will be held virtually via Zoom Conference Call

December 9th from 4:00 PM to 6:15 PM; This meeting will be held virtually via Zoom Conference Call

 January 14th, No Board Meeting (Board Work Session)

February 10th from 4:00 PM to 6:15 PM; This meeting will be held virtually via Zoom Conference Call

March 11th from 8:45 AM to 11:00 AM; This meeting will be held virtually via Zoom Conference Call

April 7th, No Board Meeting (Board Work Session)

 May 25, No Board Meeting (Board Work Session)

June 9th, No Board Meeting (Board Work Session)

SOAR is a Kindergarten through 5th grade elementary school in far northeast Denver, serving students from the Green Valley Ranch and Montbello subdivisions in addition to Aurora . The school has one school building, and anticipates an enrollment of 454 students each year. SOAR currently rents 41,990 square feet of building space from Denver Public Schools. The school employs close to 50 staff as well as provides community resources for the families that we serve.

Contact information for SOAR: Sonia Sisneros, Director of Operations, (303) 895-5305

Contact information for the Colorado Department of Education: https://www.cde.state.co.us

Contact information for Financial Transparency for Colorado Schools: https://coloradok12financialtransparency.com