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Wolverine Welcome Back 2022

Wolverine Welcome Back

We are gearing up for our sixth annual Wolverine Welcome Back to School event! This year, we are expecting over 800 families and will give away over 800 backpacks stuffed with school supplies to Mapleton students.


The event will be held on Friday, August 5, from 9:30a.m. – noon at the Skyview Campus, 8990 York St, Thornton, CO 80229. The event will feature tons of resources and information for parents and students as well as many goodies.


Community partners make this possible every year through generous donations of school supplies. Although this event isn’t necessarily targeted at specific families, we are confident it provides families with the greatest needs essential back-to-school items children need to be successful. Below, please find a list of school supplies we are requesting for this year. 

Items needed:


Crayons (Pack of 24 colors)

Glue Sticks


Colored Pencils

Scissors (pointed)

Broad Washable Markers (Pack of 8 colors)

Dry Erase Markers (basic colors)


Pocket Folders

Composition Notebooks

Colored pencils (Pack of 8 colors or larger)

Spiral Notebooks

*Pencil Bag w/zipper


*These items are not a priority, however, are on the school supply list and it always nice for kids to feel like that are participating by bringing the requested items for the classroom.

Contact Elise Kersey at 303.853.1033 or if you'd like to donate school supplies.