Learning about weather and being on television was a highlight of the day for third grade students at OES on May 4.
Choir students from nine elementary schools performed at the District 49 Music Festival on May 3.
Fifth-grader Lily Lyons, 11, turns her thumb up with a team from Evans International Elementary School during a regional Battle of the Books competition April 14 at Colorado College in Colorado Springs.
Third-grader Alayah Ashley, 8, watches Dr. Ron Furstenau, a professor of chemistry at the U.S. Air Force Academy, explain the low boiling point of liquid nitrogen, during a family night March 10 at Odyssey Elementary School in District 49.
"I'm going to tell mom and dad I went all the way around the world in school today!" said Donovan McPherson, Odyssey Elementary School second-grader. Google Expeditions arrives in Colorado for the first time Mar. 1, immersing Odyssey Elementary School students in experiences that bring abstract concepts to life, giving students a deeper understanding of the world beyond the classroom.
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The POWER Zone schools in District 49 focus on the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) ecosystem. Fifth grade students from the gifted program at the zone's three elementary schools visited Challenger Learning Center May 20. The students participated in a mission to a lunar base on the moon.
The Stetson Raider Choir, led by Becca Garner, performs 'Pizza Love' April 27. Fifth-grader Shawn Escobar grabs the microphone at the end of the song an outro solo. Students attending the event went wild for Escobar. Before the performance, Escobar wanted to give the part to someone else, but encouragement from Ms. Garner was successful. The Elementary Choir Festival, an annual tradition in District 49, was held at Woodmen Hills Elementary.
A child speaks with Santa Claus, played by retired firefighter Jim DeGeorge, after shopping for his family Dec. 6 during Santa’s Toy Express at the transportation department in District 49. Fifty-one students, most 4-8 years old, received a call this year from the “elves” of Santa’s Toy Express.
Officers of the Colorado Springs Police Department are greeted for a “brave and bold” parade during a Hero Day celebration Sept. 11 at Odyssey Elementary School in District 49. The students observed Patriot Day with activities honoring selfless service in their community.
Physical education teacher Tony Marino talks about Skyview Middle School's $2,500 Colorado Healthy School Champions award during a Board of Education meeting May 8 in Falcon School District 49.
Eleven-year old Katarina Lucardie had a secret she couldn’t hide any longer. She wanted to tell it. She wrote a note.