A celebration of community: Niwot Elementary marks 50 years
April 12, 2017
Niwot Elementary was hoping for good weather for the school’s 50th Anniversary Celebration, and Saturday, April 8, turned out to be a perfect sunny spring day.
“It was so important to be outside today because where you’re sitting is Ward Field,” principal Nancy Pitz told the audience of past and present Niwot Elementary staff, students, and families as she introduced the field’s namesake and the celebration’s keynote speaker, Terri Ward.
Ward was a fifth grade student at Niwot Elementary when the school opened in 1967, and laterworked as the school’s PE teacher for many year...