Welcome to High Peaks
Mrs. Timblin and Mrs. Harmon
This website will be your primary source of information about Kindergarten. It will be updated weekly so please check it frequently.
Hello Kindergarten Parents,
We are so excited to get to know your children and start our awesome school year!
Here is a list of materials that will help your child at home.
Please purchase for home learning:
Whiteboard eraser (or cloth)
Computer or tablet
(Chromebooks will be provided if needed)
Clare and Lauren
Meet the Kindergarten Team
We are so excited to begin another wonderful year of kindergarten and are looking forward to getting to know your children. Though school may look different at this time, our goal is to make your students feel welcome and excited about their new school and learning. Our focus is on building a strong classroom community and helping our young learners become explorers and problem-solvers in a space where they feel safe and secure. Our classroom community includes you, as parents and guardians, and we hope to build a strong partnership with you as we know that you are your children's biggest fans and strongest advocates.
Hi Kindergarten Families!
My name is Clare Timblin and I love teaching kindergarten! This will be my 4th year teaching kindergarten at High Peaks and 13th year teaching overall. I have always taught in the lower elementary school grades and am so happy to have found our wonderful community.
I am originally from California and moved to Boulder 11 years ago with my husband. I went to the University of California at Santa Cruz for my Bachelor's degree (Go banana slugs!) and CU Denver for my Master's degree in educational technology.
I have two children who attend High Peaks, Peter who is in 4th grade and Clementine who is in 2nd grade. I also have a sweet chocolate labrador at home named Rusty who loves belly rubs and swimming. Outside of school I love to mountain bike, hike, paddleboard, and snowboard with my family.
Can't wait to have another wonderful year in kindergarten with all of you!
Hello High Peaks Kindergarten Families!
My name is Lauren Harmon and being a kindergarten teacher is where my heart lies. This is my second year teaching kindergarten here at High Peaks and prior to that I was the literacy specialist in the school.
Getting to Kindergarten was a journey through the ages for me as I began my teaching career as a high school language arts teacher. It wasn't until I began my Masters Degree program in Literacy and Curriculum Development in K-12 Education at CU Denver that I discovered my love of elementary education. In pursuing my degree, I spent several years doing practicum work in elementary schools and it was a revelation - I'd finally found my teaching bliss! Kindergarten is an age of incredible discoveries for children and I'm so excited to be a part of making them happen for young students.
My husband and I moved to Colorado 21 years ago and have been in Boulder for 14 years. I have three children, Cooper (20 - a student at the University of Oregon), Caroline (18 - a student at CSU), and Oliver (16 - a sophomore at Fairview HS). I also have a sweet chocolate lab named Ruby who loves to play and go for loooooong walks! We love to spend time in the mountains hiking, biking, and skiing, but we are also a big beach family, needing our ocean fix a few times a year.
I look forward to working with all of you and building a wonderful, positive learning community together!