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2016-2017 News

  • Rocky Mountain Classical Academy eighth-grader Aubrey Smith, 13, kicks a karate instructor's pad

    Knights Kick Up Self-Awareness Through Karate

    Rocky Mountain Classical Academy eighth-grader Aubrey Smith, 13, kicks a karate instructor's pad in physical education class Feb. 13.

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  • RMCA first-grade student studies the moon Feb. 9.

    Astronomy Night at Rocky Mountain Classical Academy is Out of This World.

    More than 500 students, family members, staff and community members attended the event, organized by Ariel Collins, third-grade teacher and amateur astronomer.

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  • ICA STUDENTS COMPETE IN SCIENCE FAIR

    Seventh-grader Adara Ceja Albarran, 12, explains how pressure affects weather to volunteer judges from the United States Air Force Academy during a science fair Jan. 23 at Imagine Classical Academy.

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  •  RMCA fourth-graders explore music using xylophones in Julie Seibert's elementary music course.

    Mountain West Conference funds two RMCA programs through 'Donor's Choose'

    "A New York teacher started Donor's Choose in 2000," said Seibert, elementary music teacher at the District 49 charter school. "Teachers register their projects and private donors fund them. We are just so thankful."

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  • Tenth-grader Angela Pretzeus, 16, shares her artwork during a final presentation.

    PHS Students Share Artwork with Community

    Tenth-grader Angela Pretzeus, 16, shares her artwork during a final presentation Dec. 15 at Patriot High School.

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2015-2016 News

  • 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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  •  PPSEL on KOAA News 5

    PPSEL Students Focus on Weather With News 5

    Students at Pikes Peak School of Expeditionary Learning explored weather and made multiple appearances on KOAA News 5, the NMB affiliate for southern Colorado, May 3.

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  • Fifth-graders Unfold A Year’s Reading, Novel Experiences

    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.

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  • District 49 Schools Re-open After Historic Winter Storm

    After three days of closures following an historic winter storm in north easter El Paso County, students returned to class Feb. 4 in District 49.

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  • Students Present Expeditions, Explain Learning

    Fifth-grader Ian Stratil, 10, explains the life and legacy of Patrick Henry during gallery night presentations Dec. 17 at Pikes Peak School of Expeditionary Learning in District 49. Fifth-graders were demonstrating their content mastery and presentation skills, as developed during their “The Story of U.S.” expedition.

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  • Preschool Roundup Feb. 24

    The 2017 Preschool Roundup & Screening takes place Friday, Feb. 24 from 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. It will be held at the Creekside Success Center, located at 3850 Pony Tracks Drive in Colorado Springs.

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  • Tips to Reduce Spread of Illness

    District 49 school nurses report an increase in illness in our community and throughout District 49.

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Pikes Peak School of Expeditionary Learning

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