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2016-2017 News

  • Student Board Forms For Second Year

    High school students volunteering for a student board of representatives gathered with district leaders Aug. 11, ahead of a Board of Education meeting in District 49.

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  • Falcon Zone Students Offer Friendships During Transitions

    Twelfth-grader Jessie Yost, 17, leads a building tour for a group of ninth-graders during orientation activities Aug. 1 at Falcon High School in District 49.

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  • Student Urges ‘Teaching With SOUL’

    Evan Mahon, 17, scheduled to start 12th-grade at Vista Ridge High School, speaks July 27 to hundreds of school administrators and teachers during a District 49 back-to-school event at the Pikes Peak Center in Colorado Springs.

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  • District 49 Leads Regional Learning Efforts During Summer Break

    “We’re learning new ways that we can engage students in the classroom with updated activities that use technology to get students excited about learning,” said Patty Gioscia, Skyview Middle School assistant principal, at the Colorado Springs GAFE Summit July 20.

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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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FHS Updates

  • FHS In The News - FHS summer Cyber Boot Camp featured in Colorado Springs Gazette. Students learned the basics of computer networks, online safety and operating system troubleshooting.


     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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  • District 49 Requests Approval For No Tax Rate Increase Finance Plan

    The District 49 Board of Education approved Aug. 24 ballot language for the El Paso County Clerk and Recorder's Office.

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  •  Dispatch Volume 1

    District 49 Publishes First Edition of District 49 Dispatch

    The District 49 Dispatch is a community newspaper published quarterly by the District 49 communications department through a partnership with the Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group.

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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.
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