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Naturita Elementary School

141 West Main Street

P.O. Box 400

Naturita, Colorado 81422

Office Phone: 970.865.2204

Mobile Office Phone: 970.428.7680

Fax: 970.865.2850

Staff Hours: Monday - Thursday 7:30am - 4:00pm

Student Hours: 8:00am - 3:25pm


Superintendent: Clint Wytulka

Principal: Sara Bray

Secretary: Peggy Case


  • School Social Worker

Jennie Thomas


  • Naturita Early Learning Center (Colt Care & Pre-K)

Kristen Parrino - Director

Diana Chavez - Colt Care

Sara Riddle - Pre-K

Victoria Pierce - Pre-K

  • Kindergarten

Kelly Bouwkamp

Lacey Morgan - Para

  • 1st Grade

Cydney Starks

Aide Chavez - Para

  • 2nd Grade

Randy Gabriel

  • 3rd Grade

Brita Padgett

  • 4th Grade

Sarah Cooper

  • 5th Grade

Hank Nelson

  • 6th Grade

​Stacie Narramore

  • Reading Specialist

Kristi Wheeler

  • Library

Caroline Shurtz

  • Art

Kandis Tomlinson

  • Special Education

Kelly Bouwkamp

Brandi Richardson - Para

Roberta Latham - Para

San Juan Chavez Para

Shayla Busch - Para

  • P.E.

Mallory Hainey

  • Music

Evelyn Herring

Ruth Reams, RN, CIC

  • Custodian

Stephanie Vose

  • Kitchen Staff

Lisa Turner - Head Cook

Daisy Sampson- Assistant Cook

Nannette Hibbert - Assistant Cook

NES Daily Announcements

Student Extracurricular Activities:

Battle of the Books

Glee Club

Lego League


Student Council

NES Learning Pledge

I pledge as a Colt to live up to the blue and gold;

I will try my hardest to be my smartest,

And to achieve the highest goals;

One child, in a nation, with determination for all.

And to have fun!!!!

We are the Colts.

The Mighty, Mighty Colts!