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2015-2016 News

  • Patriot Learning Center Graduation, 2016

    More than 70 graduates and GED recipients were honored May 26 at the school.

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  • FESoT Students “Talk Weather” Using Innovative Applications

    Falcon Elementary School of Technology second graders presented their weather safety projects May 18.

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  • Students Present Business Plans to Entrepreneurs

    Tenth-grader Mattison Heckel, 17, presents Chance Dog Training, a business that focuses on helping dog owners, to a panel of community members May 26 at the Falcon Homeschool Program.

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  • Student Council Members Bring Buddy Bench to RVES

    Fifth-grader Jake Amaya, 11, sits on a “Buddy Bench” May 24 at Ridgeview Elementary School.

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  • Firefighters Build Relations With Preschoolers

    Bricyn Ward, apprentice firefighter from the Cimarron Hills Fire Department, stands as Jermaine Frye, firefighter and paramedic, describes personal protective equipment during a visit with preschoolers May 24 at Evans International Elementary School in District 49.

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  • Springs Studio For Academic Excellence Graduation, 2016

    More than 80 graduates received diplomas May 20 at The Antlers Hotel in Colorado Springs.

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  •  RMPEx Foothills Award

    District 49 Earns RMPEx Foothills Award

    “By benchmarking our processes against high-performing enterprises in education and other industries, we can see more clearly where we are already excellent and where we have the most need to improve,” District 49 Peter Hilts, chief education officer, said.

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  • Student Athlete To Play Division 1 Basketball

    Twelfth-grader Jordan Phillips, 18, signs a letter of intent May 18 at Sand Creek High School. Jordan will play Division I basketball at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Fla.

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  • Students Present Passion Projects

    Eleventh-grader Michael Thuis, 17, presents an garage door opener app during the design project expo May 13 at Sand Creek High School.

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  •  Leatha Hansz closes the door to her bus after conducting a safety check at the District 49 bus lot.

    "Buses Bring People Together"

    "While safety is the number one thing," said Leatha Hansz, District 49 bus driver, "it's the relationships that I have with the kids that are special."

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District Updates

  • Summer Breakfast Available At No Cost To Children

    Beginning Monday, June 6, free breakfast is available at Evans International Elementary School in support of District 49’s summer reading program. The free breakfast is part of the USDA summer food service program. Breakfast will be provided to all children, ages 1-18, for free.

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  • District 49 BOE Approves Colorado’s First School Cannabinoid Policy

    The District 49 Board of Education approved May 12 the first school district policy in Colorado to allow the therapeutic administration of cannabinoid products on school property.

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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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