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2016-2017 News

  • FHS and SCHS Junior ROTC Cadets Honor Memory of District 49 Graduate

    Flanked by JROTC cadets from Falcon High School and Sand Creek High School, Falcon High School cadet Sylvia Conquest, 18, addresses the audience at the 10th annual “Dane Balcon Drill Competition,” Feb 11 at Falcon High School.

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  •  Coaches, Families Celebrate 6 Athletic Scholarships

    Coaches, Families Celebrate 6 Athletic Scholarships

    Twelfth-grader Alex Polignano, 17, signs a letter of intent Feb. 1 during National Signing Day activities at Falcon High School in District 49. Alex will soon play soccer for Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kan. She’s interested in studying education, and becoming an elementary school teacher. “

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  •  Santa arrives at the District 49 Education Success Center during Santa's Toy Express.

    News 5: Fifteen Years of Santa's Toy Express in District 49

    "They shop for their brothers and sisters," said RJ Berry, bus driver, "not even knowing they have anything waiting for them."

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  • District 49 students participate in the college and career fair.

    District 49 High School Students Attend College and Career Fair

    District 49 high school students attended the second annual College and Career Fair on Nov. 16 in Colorado Springs.

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  •  Falcons Honor Service, Raise Funds for Disabled Veterans

    Falcons Honor Service, Raise Funds for Disabled Veterans

    Falcons rush onto the field for a military appreciation game Oct. 21 at Falcon High School. Prior to crushing the Panthers of Woodland Park High School in Woodland Park School District Re-2, 32-8, the team celebrated its raising $4,700 for Freedom Service Dogs of America.

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2015-2016 News

  •  Anthony Wentz

    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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  •  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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  • Student Achievement Honored During “Fantastic 49”

    Students from Sand Creek High School, Skyview Middle School and Falcon High School were honored during “Fantastic 49” achievements ahead of a monthly board meeting May 12 in District 49.

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  • FHS Student Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

    Twelfth-graders Caleb Sheets, 18, and Danny Watts, 17, celebrate after signing letters of intent May 3 at Falcon High School.

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  •  High school and middle school students licorice race at the Middle School Leadership Conference.

    High School Students Help Middle Schoolers Learn To Lead

    "A leader doesn't have to be perfect," said Sophia Mayhugh, seventh grade at Springs Studio for Academic Excellence when asked what she learned at the annual District 49 Middle School Leadership Conference at Sand Creek High School April 15. "A leader makes mistakes, but always tries to do the next right thing."

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2014-2015 News

  • Take Me Fishing!

    The ninth annual fishing event for students with special needs was held May 7 at Prospect Lake in Memorial Park. Gross and fine motor skills, fish biology and habitat, knot tying and water pollution were featured as part of the curriculum for the event.

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  • FHS Students Honored At Annual Year-End Awards

    Matthew Wentz, FHS class of 2015 salutatorian, was presented with an appointment to the United States Military Academy West Point during the annual ceremony. Wentz was also honored with a Coca-Cola scholarship, recognition from the American Chemical Society and named as outstanding senior student by the FHS business department May 5.

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  • Students Sign Letters of Intent at FHS

    Twelfth-grade student athletes signed letters of intent May 5 at Falcon High School.

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  • JROTC Students Compete, Strengthen Relationships during PT Event

    Twelfth-grader Jeffrey Brosious, 17, performs push-ups during the JROTC Physical Training Competition March 14 hosted by Falcon High School.

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  •  Peter Falldorf, PPCC Anatomy and Physiology Professor, meets with D49 educators.

    49 Pathways: Concurrent Enrollment

    Increasing numbers of District 49 students are taking college courses while in high school. Science teachers from District 49 high schools and Pikes Peak Community College department chairs and science professors met March 13 to discuss how both organizations can best serve this group of students.

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  • Jones Honored by BOE For Presidential Volunteer Service Award

    Eleventh-grader Rileigh Jones, 16, of Falcon High School explains how she earned a Presidential Volunteer Service Award during “Fantastic 49” recognition March 12, ahead of a monthly Board of Education meeting in District 49.

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  • HOSA Students Provide Valentine’s Day Focus on Heart Health

    Meridith Jensen, a dispatcher and trainer for the El Paso Teller County E-911 Authority, explains how to use an automated external defibrillator Feb. 14 during hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation training at Falcon High School in District 49. The CPR training was part of student-led weekend activities, called “Pump It Up Falcon,” which focused on heart health.

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  • Student Athletes Celebrate Achievement During National Signing Day

    Twelfth-grader Wyatt Aaberg, 17, signs a letter of intent Feb. 4 during National Signing Day at Falcon High School.

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  • Technology Student Wins Women’s Aspirations in Computing Award

    Tenth-grader Kiana Harkema, 14, troubleshoots a Wi-Fi connection with a microcontroller board during a computer forensics class Jan. 23 at Falcon High School in District 49.

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  • Middle Schoolers Advance in National Cybersecurity Competition

    Sixth-grader Colin Ralph, 11, and eighth-grader Cole Snyder, 13, compete in the national CyberPatriot VII middle school division semifinals Jan. 18 at Falcon High School in District 49.

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2013-2014 News

  •  Arne Duncan

    Education Secretary Collaborates in Colorado for Military Children

    “Nervous but excited,” said 10th grader Leah Petrie, standing May 9 along the hallways at Falcon High School in Falcon School District 49. Soon, she’d help influence public education’s support for military children.

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  • Falcon High School's Adrienne DeBauche

    District 49 BOE Honors HOSA Students at 'Fantastic 49'

    Eleventh grader Adrienne DeBauche, 17, discusses qualifying for the Health Occupations Students of America national leadership conference during a Board of Education meeting May 8 in Falcon School District 49.

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  • District 49 BOE Honors Falcon High School CyberPatriot Team

    Dave Shiller, president of the Air Force Association Lance P. Sijan Chapter, recognizes Falcon High School CyberPatriot students for their state placements during a Board of Education meeting May 8 in Falcon School District 49.

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  •   Eleventh grader Austin Worbington

    S2S Leaders Host Month of the Military Child Activities

    Eleventh grader Austin Worbington, 17, finishes 124 pushups, while motivated by Staff Sgt. Bobby Martin, a combat engineer assigned to the Colorado Springs Recruiting Company, along with several soldiers from 10th Special Forces Group at Fort Carson, during Month of the Military Child activities April 17 at Falcon High School in Falcon School District 49.

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