2015-2016 News

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

    High School Students Work to Help Middle Schoolers Learn To Lead in District 49

    "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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  • Photo Essay: District 49 Wrestlers at Colorado Springs Metro Championships

    The 2016 Colorado Springs Metro Championships were held Jan. 22-23 in Colorado Springs. Follow our District 49 wrestlers in this photo essay as they earned hard fought victories and battled through challenges during the weekend tournament.

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  • FHS Math Teacher Describes Powerball Odds in Light of Record Jackpot

    Nicholas Salas, math teacher, described lottery odds Jan. 11 at Falcon High School in District 49. Salas was interviewed by Jay Polk of KRDO News Channel 13, the ABC affiliate for Southern Colorado.

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  • ‘Falcons’ Soar Against ‘Scorpions’ at Homecoming

    The Falcons battle the Scorpions of Sand Creek High School during a homecoming football game Oct. 9 at Falcon High School in District 49.

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  • FHS Falcons Compete in Peach Fuzz, Powder Puff Games

    Juniors complete against seniors for a powder puff football game Oct. 5 during homecoming week at Falcon High School. The seniors defeated the juniors. The FHS falcons take on Sand Creek High School for their homecoming football game Oct. 9.

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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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  • Thanks to a partnership between the College Board and Colorado Department of Education, 10th-graders will take the PSAT 10 in April 2016, and 11th-graders enrolled in spring 2017 will take the SAT. Attend a free webinar in April.

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  •  Accumulated Snow Forecast

    Normal Schedule: Fri. April 29

    Expect a sloppy morning commute with wet spring snow and a rain/snow mix in District 49 Friday, April 29.

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  • Policy Poll & Discussion

    District 49 leaders are discussing a policy that would allow the compassionate administration of cannabinoid products on school property, in a controlled location, by the student’s primary caregiver or a medical professional employed to assist the qualified student.

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Falcon High School

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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.