27J School District and Oakwood Homes Announce Innovative “NextGEN” Agricultural High School to be Built in Reunion
Commerce City, CO – October 23, 2019 – 27J Schools Superintendent Dr. 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 104 th 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.