EMOTIONAL, SOCIAL AND ACADEMIC SUCCESS
District 49 high school students attended the second annual College and Career Fair on Nov. 16 in Colorado Springs.
Tenth-grader Ayden Marshall, 16, serves meals to senior citizens during a Thanksgiving feast Nov. 18 at Patriot High School.
Bradley Wall, teacher and retired United States Air Force veteran, shared his military service stories with students at Patriot High School Nov. 11.
Eighth-grader Cody Witt, 13, pets a rescued dog at the National Dog Mill Rescue March 11 in Peyton, Colo. Patriot Learning Center students volunteer at the NDMR once a month during the school year, completing tasks like folding towels and sorting donations. They also get to socialize with with the dogs.
Students shake hands with Thomas Tudor, president of the Society of the Honor Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, after a presentation about Arlington National Cemetery for middle school students Oct. 5 at Patriot Learning Center in District 49.
Wellness Accomplishments: As a staff we focused on keeping each other accountable for fitness during the day such as quick walks on break time, walking the long way to a place and squat challenges. Another focus was eating healthy, Mary Wright was the queen of accountability. She would point out our options for healthier snack as well as advise us on where bad food choices would go on our body. Click here to read the top health and wellness staff members quotes of encouragement!