Innovative “NextGEN” agricultural high school to be built in Reunion Center

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — 27J Schools Superintendent Chris Fiedler, Amy Schwartz of BuildStrong Education and Kelly Leid of Oakwood Homes have announced a much anticipated and highly innovative high school offering a curriculum developed to support the changing realities of modern agricultural that touches every aspect of our daily lives. The STEAD School — Science, Technology, Environment, Agriculture and Design, was approved unanimously by the 27J Schools board of directors last evening, with an anticipated groundbreaking planned for late summer/early fall 2020, in the Reunion Center — a sports, entertainment and cultural district being established by Oakwood Homes in the eastern portion of Reunion off of 104th and Tower Road. As a small high school, STEAD is designed to attract and educate students with an interest in a broad range of career pathways across animal, plant, environmental and food sciences, representing thousands of career possibilities for these future leaders in business, policy, science, energy and health.

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