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The first day of school has been changed to Friday, August 15, 2014, not Monday, August 18, 2014 as originally scheduled.

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Hopkins Happenings

See you at the library this summer!

Ice Cream Social, Thursday, August 14th, 4-6 p.m. -   Bring your school supplies and meet your teacher! 

First Day of School, Fri., Aug. 15th, 11:43 a.m. Dismissal 

 Join reading programs at local libraries this summer:

For information on Bemis Library's summer reading program, click HERE.  

For information on Arapahoe Library District's summer reading program, click HERE.


Click HERE for the current News from the Pond

Contact Information

Principal, Tony Winger

7171 S. Pennsylvania St.

Centennial, Colorado 80122


Main Office: 303-347-4550

FAX: 303-347-4570

Attendance: 303-734-5555

Preschool: 303-347-4553

Before and After School Care: 



Kindergarten Information


Hopkins Highlights

Preschool Information

Online Readers
Read online! Student now have access to reading materials online. Click here for more information.

Math Resources
Everyday math resources are available online on the district website. Click here for more information.

Hopkins Monthly Lunch Menu

Pay for lunch online


Starting May 1st through the end of the school year, our food service department will not be able to accept lunch charges on accounts with zero balances. Please be sure your child has money in his/her lunch account or cash on the days they will be eating hot lunch.

Letter describing online payment system 

Free and Reduced Lunch Online Application

Lunch costs $2.40 through the end of April 2014.  Lunch prices will increase May 1, 2014 to $2.65.  Click HERE for a letter from the district regarding these changes.  

**Starting January 2014, Yogurt will not be a lunch choice any longer**

  • Bagel with Cheese will be offered every day.
  • Lunch includes an entree and a choice of sides.
  • A variety of milk is offered.
  • Menus are nutritionally balanced with a wide variety of healthy selections, including fruits and vegetables.
  • Menu is subject to change without notice due to price and product availability.

May Lunch Menu

Penny Drive


Hopkins Elementary third graders are working hard to learn economics while also making a positive difference in other people's lives.  Hopkins third grade students took an opportunity during their economics unit where students had to find a way to meet a short term financial goal to show their kindness while learning economics at the same time.  


The two third grade classes held a Penny Drive to raise money for Heritage School in Sierra Leone, Africa.  Having heard about this school through the work that Littleton's own Heritage High School had done to help the people in Sierra Leone and Hopkins students wanted to make a difference too.  They learned one way these families needed help was to get mosquito nets to help reduce the spread of malaria.  Our third graders thought this would be a great way to make a difference.  


The goal was to raise $20.00 with only pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters that 52 students would bring in throughout the month of January.  At the end of January students counted the money and realized they had raised $157.90!  That is almost 8 times their original goal!  Hopkins students are proud and excited that they are able to help 15 families stay healthier and make sure their kids get to school.


And it gets better!  A very generous donor has agreed to match Hopkins’ donation; so altogether will send over $300 to Sierra Leone for the purpose of buying much needed mosquito nets.  Hopkins Elementary's third graders helped to make a huge difference in 30 families' lives.  What a great act of kindness.

Ms. Sustr October's 9Teacher Who Cares

Deep down, who doesn’t dream of being the Duck of the Day? Who can resist a Double Duck Brain Challenge? And wouldn’t the world be better off if we could all sing and dance our way from one activity to the next and embrace mistakes with an enthusiastic expression of “awe - pickle de dee” accompanied by a snap of the fingers? Such is life in Ms. Sustr’s classroom. Now you can check it out for yourself on 9News!   

Last spring, Hopkins parent Michelle Fagler nominated Ms. Sustr for 9Teachers Who Care Award. This fall she was chosen. Ms. Sustr’s story will be featured on Friday, October 11th during the 7 a.m. newscast on KTVD channel 20 and the 4 p.m. newscast on KUSA channel 9. It will also repeat at 7 a.m. Saturday the 12th on 9news. The 30 second spot saluting Ms. Sustr will also be on 9News.com.  

Ms. Sustr is passionate about student learning. Her instruction has been recognized as a model for others to emulate. We are proud of this very deserved recognition. Ms. Sustr is a leader in a school of leaders. Ms. Sustr’s excellence is representative of the dedication of all of our staff on behalf of all the students at Hopkins Elementary.


2014-2015 School Supply List

Summer Hours:

May 27-June 6  9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Office Closed June 9-July 31

August 1-15 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

School Hours:

Playground Supervision Begins: 8:20 a.m.

First Bell: 8:31 a.m.

Tardy Bell: 8:36 a.m.*

PLC Late Start:  Aug 27, Sept 10, Oct 1, Oct 29, Nov 12, Dec 3, Jan 28, Feb 25, Mar 18 & Apr 29

First Bell: 10:31 a.m.

Tardy Bell: 10:36 a.m.*

Early Release:  Sept 19, Nov 7, Feb 6 & Apr 17

School is out at 12:33 p.m.

*Students are expected to be in their seats when the tardy bell rings

2013-2014 Mark Hopkins Accountability Committee (MHAC) Information


2012-2013 Parent Survey Results

Upcoming Events

**Updated 06/06/2014**

Aug 14 – Ice Cream Social & Supply Dropoff 4-6 p.m.

Aug 15 - Student Medication Drop-off

Aug 15 – First Day of School – Dismissal at 11:43 a.m.

Aug 25 – Back to School Night 5:45-7:15 p.m.

August 27 – Late Start – School Starts at 10:36 a.m., do not drop off before 10:20 a.m. if your student is not in High Hoppers


Inclement Weather

If there are red flags outside during arrival, students should come inside and wait in the cafeteria until school starts.

Our general rule is when the temperature drops below 20 degrees and/or there is heavy snow or rain, students will stay inside. Students should always dress appropriately for the weather.

Weather Delay/Closure Information

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