Middle School Blog: Learn Do Become

  • Wonder movie night for the 6th grade!

    Posted by Greg Chalfin on 9/18/2019

    6th graders had a wonderful community night and screening of the film "Wonder" this evening. Students read the book over the summer, and it was a great connection and conversation about empathy and difference. 


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  • 6th grade science - moon phases

    Posted by Greg Chalfin on 9/17/2019

    6th graders have been studying phases of the moon in Kelly's class. There's been great discussion and engagement! 

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  • Middle School arts!

    Posted by Greg Chalfin on 9/17/2019

    The Middle School arts program is off to a great start! 6th graders received their Shakespeare parts for The Tempest this week. 7th graders are building on their work with Koffi, and 8th graders have started into projects with Jairo in visual arts and Will and Koffi in music. Wonderful creative learning happening across the grade levels! 


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  • Great learning in classes!

    Posted by Greg Chalfin on 9/13/2019

    Students had a great time in their Grade Level classes this morning, including 6th grade book clubs, 7th grade interview projects, and 8th grade high school discussions. Great learning is happening across the middle school! 


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  • Happy Tuesday!

    Posted by Greg Chalfin on 9/10/2019

    It's a great start to the week! Students learned about our two affinity groups, the Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) and Students of Color Affinity group (SOCA) at our all MS assembly on Monday and will be meeting later this week. Classes continue to be joyful, exciting and fun! 


















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  • A great first week of September

    Posted by Greg Chalfin on 9/6/2019

    It was a short week back after the camping trips with Monday's Labor Day holiday, but everyone packed in a great week with wonderful learning and a fantastic Back to School Night on Thursday night. Have a great weekend! 













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  • Full swing of academics!

    Posted by Greg Chalfin on 9/4/2019

    Students have jumped right into their full swing of academic classes after the homeroom camping trips! The middle school students are engaging with great questions and jumping right into discussing their summer assignments. 


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  • Homeroom Camping Trips

    Posted by Greg Chalfin on 8/30/2019

    Middle Schoolers had a wonderful adventure to various parts of Colorado, experiencing nature and the outdoors and having a wonderful time bonding in homerooms! We look forward to a great three day weekend before beginning academics in full on Tuesday! Have a great weekend! 


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  • MS Homeroom Volleyball tournament

    Posted by Greg Chalfin on 8/23/2019

    Students concluded an amazing first week with a homeroom volleyball tournament with many teams in full costume! It was a great way to conclude an awesome first week! 


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  • First day of academic classes

    Posted by Greg Chalfin on 8/22/2019

    Students jumped right into their academic work in sections and excited to work with the amazing middle school faculty in a wide variety of subjects. The first day had students excited about what's ahead! 

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 Greg Chalfin

Phone: 303-360-0803, ext. 219


Degrees and Certifications:

> Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Denver > Currently getting his EdD at the University of Northern Colorado

Greg Chalfin

In this blog, Stanley Middle School Head Greg Chalfin opens a window on learning, doing and becoming lifelong learners in our 6-7-8 program.

Greg Chalfin is in his first year as middle school head at Stanley British Primary School. He and the middle school staff are excited to share this blog with the Stanley community, highlighting many of the wonderful moments of growth throughout middle school. Outside of school, Greg likes to stay active, running, biking, hiking and playing basketball and soccer. When he's not on the fields or trails, he can be found exploring new restaurants, reading avidly, experimenting with new recipes, and eating as many gummi bears as possible!