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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.
Falcon High School Health Academy students participate in mock crisis exercise Sept. 25 with local emergency services personnel.
District 49 high school cross country runners compete Sept. 24 at the Cougar Classic Invitational 5k in Colorado Springs.
Sophomore Amanda Tircuit, 15, explains her experience taking college courses in high school Sept. 15 during District 49’s concurrent enrollment open house.
Matthew Wentz, FHS class of 2015 salutatorian, was presented with an appointment to the United States Military Academy West Point during the annual ceremony. Wentz was also honored with a Coca-Cola scholarship, recognition from the American Chemical Society and named as outstanding senior student by the FHS business department May 5.
Twelfth-grader Jeffrey Brosious, 17, performs push-ups during the JROTC Physical Training Competition March 14 hosted by Falcon High School.
Increasing numbers of District 49 students are taking college courses while in high school. Science teachers from District 49 high schools and Pikes Peak Community College department chairs and science professors met March 13 to discuss how both organizations can best serve this group of students.
Eleventh-grader Rileigh Jones, 16, of Falcon High School explains how she earned a Presidential Volunteer Service Award during “Fantastic 49” recognition March 12, ahead of a monthly Board of Education meeting in District 49.
Meridith Jensen, a dispatcher and trainer for the El Paso Teller County E-911 Authority, explains how to use an automated external defibrillator Feb. 14 during hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation training at Falcon High School in District 49. The CPR training was part of student-led weekend activities, called “Pump It Up Falcon,” which focused on heart health.
Twelfth-grader Wyatt Aaberg, 17, signs a letter of intent Feb. 4 during National Signing Day at Falcon High School.
Tenth-grader Kiana Harkema, 14, troubleshoots a Wi-Fi connection with a microcontroller board during a computer forensics class Jan. 23 at Falcon High School in District 49.
Sixth-grader Colin Ralph, 11, and eighth-grader Cole Snyder, 13, compete in the national CyberPatriot VII middle school division semifinals Jan. 18 at Falcon High School in District 49.
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Mock Trial, Seminar Event
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM College Fair, Workshops
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM Homecoming Dance
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Denver National College Fair
The annual 30 day carry-over grace period for families who qualified for free and reduced meals during the 2014-2015 school year ends Sunday, Sept. 13. Any student that doesn't have a current application for the 2015-2016 school year will be removed from the program Sunday night, September 13 and must pay full-price for any meals beginning Monday, Sept. 14.