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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  • David Palmer, FHS junior, chases down a ball against two Air Academy players.

    Photo Essay: Boys' Basketball

    David Palmer, Falcon High School junior, chases down a ball with two Air Academy players Feb. 12. in a PPAC matchup against the Kadets. The Falcons controlled the contest from the tip-off, winning 74-51.

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  • Assistant Principal, Cheer Team Recognized During 'Fantastic 49’

    The Falcon High School varsity cheer team performs during “Fantastic 49” recognition Feb. 11 ahead of a monthly Board of Education meeting in District 49.

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  •  Madeline Rainford, FHS eleventh-grader, works on her electric circuit

    Agriculture Program Shining Bright At FHS

    The Introduction to Agriculture class, taught by Dave Kranz, illuminates electric circuits through parent volunteer expertise and a grant from the Falcon Education Foundation.

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  •  Idalias Samson (25), a sophomore at Falcon HS, drives towards the basket Feb. 10.

    Photo Essay: Lady Falcons' Basketball

    The Falcons battled District 49 rival Sand Creek High School Feb. 10 on their home court. The Falcons battled tough and kept it close through three quarters, heading into the last frame down by a mere 7 points. A late run by the Scorpions proved too much as the Falcons fell 62-43.

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  • FHS Students Sign Letters of Intent

    Jordan McQuesten, 17, and Emily Troscher, 17, sign letters of intent Feb. 4 at Falcon High School.

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FHS Updates

  • FHS In The News
    Justin Planck, FHS twelfth grade student, is featured in the Colorado Springs Gazette for attending the Honeywell Leadership Challenge Academy at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, AL. Read the article on the Gazette website.

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  • Graduation DVD

    Preserve memories for the Class of 2016 with a Graduation DVD.  Click the picture above to access downloadable materials regarding this Limited Edition DVD for your Senior.

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  • Courtesy of  the Gazette. Marlee Tate is named the Young Champion Ambassador at Colorado Springs City Hall Nov. 12. Marlee Tate will fly to Olympia, Greece in the Spring of 2016 as the Olympic torch begins the long journey to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Read the Gazette story about how the mayor of Colorado Springs honored Marlee for winning the Young Champion Ambassador program.


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District Updates

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    New School: Pikes Peak Early College

    Opening fall of 2016, Pikes Peak Early College uses online and blended learning, coupled with early college opportunities that foster college and career readiness through flexible and individualized pathways, to empower academic leaders.

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  • 2016 Election Planning

    Building Our Future Community: Without raising taxes, the plan includes: 1) A major remodel/additions at the three largest high schools 2) renovate and refresh all schools 3) more competitive teacher salaries and 4) two new elementary schools.

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Falcon High School

The Falcon High School community is dedicated to educating our students in a safe and supportive learning environment and to developing responsible 21st century citizens through innovative educational programs.

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.