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2016-2017 News

  • Student Urges ‘Teaching With SOUL’

    Evan Mahon, 17, scheduled to start 12th-grade at Vista Ridge High School, speaks July 27 to hundreds of school administrators and teachers during a District 49 back-to-school event at the Pikes Peak Center in Colorado Springs.

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  • District 49 Receives Cybersecurity Academy Grant

    Teachers and students in District 49,Peyton School District and Widefield School District 3 received a $100,000 GenCyber grant from the National Security Agency and the National Science Foundation to fund Cybersecurity summer camps, which were held at Sand Creek High School, July 11-18.

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  • District 49 Leads Regional Learning Efforts During Summer Break

    “We’re learning new ways that we can engage students in the classroom with updated activities that use technology to get students excited about learning,” said Patty Gioscia, Skyview Middle School assistant principal, at the Colorado Springs GAFE Summit July 20.

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  • SRES Families Connect With New Principal

    The McDonald family meets Jim Kyner, the new principal at Springs Ranch Elementary School July 12 during “popsicles with the principal”.

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  • District 49 Donates Facility Use to Pro Football Camp

    Over 320 youth from all over the state recently participated in Pro Football Camp held at Vista Ridge High School July 12-14.

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2015-2016 News

  • 2016 Teachers of The Year Recognized

    Amy Rogers, math teacher, is recognized as Vista Ridge High School’s teacher of the year during “Fantastic 49” achievements ahead of a monthly board meeting June 9.

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  • Division 2 Winner

    Students Create Art Work As Part of #StopOnRed Campaign

    "We enjoy the opportunity to see the artwork from our students across the district," said Gene Hammond, District 49 transportation director. "To see the importance of safety on our buses through the eyes of those we serve reminds us of the important job we do each day."

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  • Class of 2016: SCHS Reflects on Successes, New Possibilities

    Roughly 280 Sand Creel High School graduates received diplomas May 28 during a commencement ceremony at The Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs.

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    Class of 2016: VRHS Marks Milestones, Considers Future

    More than 300 Vista Ridge High School graduates received diplomas May 28 during a commencement ceremony at The Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs.

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    Class of 2016: FHS Hits Military Appointment Record, Honors Alumnus

    About 300 Falcon High School graduates received diplomas May 28 during a commencement ceremony at The Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs.

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District Updates

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    New School: Power Technical Early College

    One of two first of its kind schools in the state, District 49 and James Irwin Charter Schools have partnered to bring Power Technical Early College to the Pikes Peak Region. The school will serve grades 6-14. Students can earn a free associates degree in applied science while earning high school diploma.

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    New School: Pikes Peak Early College

    Opening fall of 2016, Pikes Peak Early College uses online and blended learning, coupled with early college opportunities that foster college and career readiness through flexible and individualized pathways, to empower academic leaders.

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BOE Updates

School District 49

Financial Transparency District 49 prepares students, in a safe and caring environment, to be successful, competent and productive citizens in a global society. Our teachers, administrators and staff members are committed to the creation of educational environments where all children can maximize their individual learning potential. Further, we are committed to meeting students' needs in all domains: academic, social and physical. An emphasis in all activities will be toward empowering students to take an active role in their own learning.
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