Express Check-in is an online application that ALL FAMILIES, new and current, use to verify their student’s contact and household information and to complete district and Leman Academy required forms before each new school year. All families MUST complete the Express Check-in Process to ensure they receive communication from the school. Failure to complete the Express Check-in process will result in significant limitations and incorrect information on your child’s account.
Express Check-In for Leman Academy is now open. Families will receive an e-mail from Leman Academy with a link to access Express Check-in via School Messenger. You will also find a link to Express Check-in on our website. School Supply fees are also paid electronically at this time through MySchoolBucks.
In order to complete Express Check-In, all families will need to use their Parent Portal log-in credentials. If you have not yet set up your Parent Portal account, please reference the YouTube Tutorial to begin that process. Please also visit the DCSD Self Service Portal to set up your account.
Please reach out to Starla.email@example.com if you have any issues.
- Express Check-In Link
- DCSD Express Check-In Parent Help Page
- DCSD Express Check-In FAQ Page
- DCSD Parent Portal YouTube Log-In Tutorial
- DCSD Self Service Portal
- MySchoolBucks Parent Help Guide
- Additional Online Tools
After School Programs
Policies & Procedures
- Report Absences
- Family Handbook
- ADE Parental Rights Handbook
- Child Find
- Dress Code
- Communication Pathways
The Leman Classical School Board
The Leman Classical School Board (LCS) is a Colorado, 501c3, non profit organization. The entity was formed on January 29, 2016 and is vested with a fiduciary responsibility to set policy, fiscal and ongoing governance of the Corporation, and empower its Executive Director / Principal with the ability to carry out that responsibility. The LCS Bylaws, Board Member Conduct and Ethics Policy, and other relevant policies set in place to govern the school can be accessed in the “Policies” tab on the webpage menu. LCS is a 5-member organization with two seats reserved for parent volunteers and three seats for community members. Board members are appointed for a term of three years.
A binder with hard copies of all the organizations contracts, bylaws, and articles of incorporation is available at the front desk Leman Academy of Excellence, 19560 Stroh Rd., parker, CO 80134. Meeting minutes, agendas, and policies can be accessed on the school website.
Dear Leman Academy Parents and Guardians:
As noted in the Royal Review a few weeks ago, we have a seat opening on the Leman Classical School Board.
Four weeks from today we will elect a new board member in Seat D, which is designated for a parent. If you are interested in running for this seat, please submit a brief letter of interest to the LCS Board President, Victoria Hostin (firstname.lastname@example.org), which includes a bio, resume and reasons for interest in joining the LCS Board of Directors. Nominations and self-nominations are due by Friday, May 12th.
The open seat has a term of 3 years and begins on May 31st. Elected board members are required to complete an online training program through the Colorado Department of Education. This training take between 30-50 hours to complete.
The LCS Bylaws also specify eligibility for prospective board members. The following addition was made to the LCS Bylaws on October 15, 2019: “To qualify for election as a Leman Classical School Board Director for either Seat D or Seat E, a candidate must have served, at any time prior to selection, a full term on the School Accountability Committee or on the LCS Board of Directors.”
Prior to the election, candidate must sign a “Candidate Intent & Acknowledgement” form. That form will be provided to those nominated.
The election will be managed electronically. Ballots will be distributed the last week of school (May 22) and will close on Friday, May 26. Candidates will be notified of the results on Monday, May 29th.
Please also see the Board Election Policy for more information.
President (Re-Appointed 2020)
Victoria HostinVictoria Hostin moved from Wilmington, DE to Colorado in 2012 with her husband and two young children. She has worked as a freelance grant and proposal writer, drawing largely on her background as a non-profit administrator tasked with collaborating on and creating applications and grants to various stakeholders including corporations, private foundations, and State and local government agencies. Additionally, Victoria partners with her sisters to help run The Farley Group, a small lobbying firm based in Washington, DC.
Prior to her freelance writing career and collaboration with her family around The Farley Group, Victoria lived in Delaware where she co-founded a non-profit Charter School. In her role as board member and co-chair, Victoria secured 501(c)(3) status for the entity, co-wrote and oversaw the charter application process, and represented the school to the Delaware Department of Education’s Charter School Accountability Committee. From 2007 through 2012, Victoria worked for a small private school in Wilmington where she managed enrollment, marketing, fundraising and development. During her tenure there she initiated and stewarded a partnership with the Christina School District to implement the first public Montessori school in the state
Additionally, Victoria had the unique experience of working in Washington, D.C. as a Development Officer at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. Victoria completed her MA in Arts Management from American University in Washington, D.C.; her thesis project focused on generating revenue and fundraising strategies for a small non-profit organization. She received her B.A. in English and Art History from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA
Victoria was an active member in the Northeast/Mountain View PTO serving as Co-Chair for two years. Her oldest child graduated from D.C. Oaks Alternative High School in Castle Rock in December 2021. Her youngest child attended Leman Academy for 7th & 8th grades and is a student at Ponderosa High School (Class of 2024).
Secretary (Re-Appointed 2020)
Barry ArringtonMr. Arrington earned a B.B.A. from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1983 and passed the C.P.A exam with one of the ten highest scores among the 9,600 Texas candidates sitting for the exam. Mr. Arrington joined the audit department of the international accounting firm Ernst & Whinney (n/k/a Ernst & Young). Mr. Arrington left public accounting to attend the University of Texas School of Law, from which he earned a J.D. with honors in 1986. He was admitted to the Colorado bar in 1987 and has practiced law in the Denver area since then.
His law practice emphasizes school law, litigation in the state and federal courts, transactional issues, and constitutional law, especially in the area of First Amendment and Second Amendment freedoms. Mr. Arrington was a member of the Colorado House of Representatives from 1997 to 1998. He was the co-founder of Jefferson Academy, and a former member of the board of trustees and Secretary/Treasurer of the Independence Institute, a Golden, Colorado-based free-market think tank.
Board Member (Appointed 2022)
Chris Young is a Colorado native who grew up in Colorado Springs before attending the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ. Chris has been deeply involved in the Colorado business community since he started his first company here in 1995. He currently serves as the President and CEO of Smartel, LLC, a company he founded in 2003; and is also a member of the Denver Executive Association – an organization he founded in 2004. With his long-standing involvement in the Colorado business community, Chris brings a skill set to the LCS Board that balances and compliments the suite of expertise already in place. In particular, his experience with startups, marketing, contracts, and relationship management are a welcome addition to the board.
Complementing his business experience, Chris has invested in the Douglas County community as a volunteer holding a number of leadership positions on non-profit boards and associations that reflect his passions. As an active and involved father in Douglas County, he has supported educational, sports and professional groups for decades. As a reflection of these interests and passions, Chris has extensive experience coaching youth sports including Chaparral High School Girls Tennis (2022), Valor Christian High School Hockey (since 2016), the Arapahoe Youth Hockey Organization (2008-2019), and the US Junior Development Hockey League (2022).
Chris also has specific experience with serving an educational organization. He was a member of the board of director for Renaissance Montessori School in Parker, CO from 2005 – 2010.
Chris is married and has three children – two in their final few years of high school and the third attends the University of Colorado, Boulder. He enjoys playing tennis, hockey and golf and watching his kids play competitive sports.
Board Member (Appointed 2020)
Stacy Thomas currently serves as the School Accountability Committee Chair for Leman Academy of Excellence- Parker. She also served as the Chair for the 2018-2019 academic year. Stacy and her husband, John, moved to Parker, CO two years ago from Farmington, NM. They have five children and three of them attend Leman Academy.
Stacy graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing. Post-graduation, Stacy worked for Pepsi Bottling Group where she became the first female district manager in both Denver and the Four Corners. After a successful career in sales, Stacy moved to Halliburton Energy Services to become the HR Manager for the Farmington, NM field camp. She served as the HR manager of over 250 employees while also obtaining her Professional in Human Resources Certification. After serving as the HR manager for several years, Stacy moved into college recruiting at Halliburton, eventually becoming the US Manager for College Recruiting. In that position, Stacy assisted in successfully hiring 800+ college graduates each academic year and lead the intern program, consisting of over 200 interns each summer. Stacy was on the corporate board of several universities and traveled the United States, serving as the keynote speaker to professional engineering student groups such as the Society of Women Engineers and Society of Petroleum Engineers. She also served as the liaison to the Halliburton Educational Foundation, which granted over $3 million annually to K-12 and university STEM programs. Just prior to their move to Denver, Stacy decided to become a full-time stay at home mom, where she enjoys serving as an unpaid chauffeur to her kids, a team manager for her kids’ club soccer teams, volunteering in the classroom and being a strong supporter of STEM education and the Oil & Gas Industry.
Board Member (Appointed 2021)
A Colorado native and resident of Franktown, Paige McLaughlin, her husband, Doug and their extended family have been local residential real estate experts for over a combined 70+ years. As one of the co-founders of Mile High Living, Paige also brings with her 10 years worth of experience and knowledge of the financial industry and expertise in creative marketing.
Paige and McLaughlin team have represented over 550 sales transactions in the Parker, Castle Rock, Elizabeth, and Franktown areas since 2004 and have now expanded their traditional re-sale real estate business into residential development projects. Paige and Doug are exclusively marketing Fox Hill, a $150+ million custom home development in Franktown along with a boutique development in north Parker. In efforts to continue to provide superior service to their clients, family and friends, Paige & Doug are strategically partnering with local businesses and non-profits to provide a robust network of resources and trusted referrals. This strategic alignment will not only allow them to continue to make a meaningful difference in the community but allow new and existing residents the opportunity to network and form relationships in the Parker area.
Paige’s husband, Doug has lived in the Parker area since 1978, and they are proud to raise their three daughters in the same town that their father called “home” as a child. Two of their daughters currently attend Leman Academy with the third daughter attending as a Kindergartener in Fall 2021.
Proud to be a graduate from Denver Christian High School with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Azusa Pacific University, Paige has also served on the Leman Academy School Accountability Committee as Vice-Chair from 2018 – 2020. She enjoys spending time with her family and dogs, cooking, exercising, and traveling.
Hope Kentor, has over 18 years of progressive education curriculum development, online pedagogy, and program management experience. She has designed and created online courses, developed curricula in many specialties, served as a faculty member of The University of Denver Sturm College of Law, and trained faculty and administrators in online learning.
Hope moved to Colorado from Arizona in 2002 and settled in Denver County with her husband Mac and two children. In 2023 she moved to Douglas County and now resides in Castle Pines. Her children attended Creativity Challenge Community (C3), a Magnet School in the Denver Public School District, which sparked her interest in school choice. Currently, her youngest is a middle school student at St. Thomas More and her oldest child attends Regis Jesuit High School.
Hope attended the University of Arizona where she received a BA in Psychology; she also holds a Doctorate degree in Online Curriculum and Instruction and a Master’s degree in Law Practice Management-Administration.