The Fourth Grade Website

Hello, welcome! This site has been created for Shaffer's 4th grade students and their parents to keep up with the classroom and get extensions to help at home. Please, explore and become familiar with the sight and feel free to contact us anytime at:


Derek Bahlmann dbahlman@jeffco.k12.co.us Brad Peel bpeel@jeffco.k12.co.us Luree Zehner lzehner@jeffco.k12.co.us

At Shaffer, fourth grade students are:

  • developing skills to be self-evaluative and accountable.
  • developing applicable problem solving skills and thinking strategies.
  • empowered to have ownership of their learning and success.
  • working in authentic learning context.
  • having access to extension activities and differentiated instruction.
  • developing global community awareness.


and their parents are:

  • encouraged to be contributors to learning partnerships.
  • acutely aware of their child's academic and social progress through transparency and communication provided by staff and administration.

SAVE THE DATES

8/15 Meet and Greet 2:00-4:00

8/16 First Day of School (School Starts at 9:00 am, Ends at 3:35)

8/23 Back to School Barbecue 3:40-6:00

8/24 & 27 Flex Testing 8:30-10:30 (Students to Attend Both Days)

8/29 Curriculum Night 5:45-6:15 All School Presentation in Gym; 6:20-7:00 in Classrooms

9/3 Labor Day (No School)

Thanks to Commander Chris Webster, of the United States Navy, for his time on Veteran's Day. We learned more about a Navy-man's regalia and lifestyle. We thank you for your service.

Commander Webster and Son
Commander Webster presents to the 4th grade

Thanks to Don, Luke and Brandon at Don Ticknor Insurance Agency (Lakewood) for granting us $100 of school supplies, this year, as part of Farmer's Insurance's initiative to reach out to the community.

Don and Luke Ticknor from Farmers Insurance, bearing gifts
Mr. Peel with gifts from Farmers Insurance