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2014-2015 News

  • JROTC Students Compete, Strengthen Relationships during PT Event

    Twelfth-grader Jeffrey Brosious, 17, performs push-ups during the JROTC Physical Training Competition March 14 hosted by Falcon High School.

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  •  Peter Falldorf, PPCC Anatomy and Physiology Professor, meets with D49 educators.

    49 Pathways: Concurrent Enrollment

    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.

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  • Jones Honored by BOE For Presidential Volunteer Service Award

    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.

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  • HOSA Students Provide Valentine’s Day Focus on Heart Health

    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.

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  • Student Athletes Celebrate Achievement During National Signing Day

    Twelfth-grader Wyatt Aaberg, 17, signs a letter of intent Feb. 4 during National Signing Day at Falcon High School.

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  • Technology Student Wins Women’s Aspirations in Computing Award

    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.

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  • Middle Schoolers Advance in National Cybersecurity Competition

    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.

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  • Falcon High School Art Students Advance as Boettcher Semifinalists

    Twelfth-grader Kit Bernal, 17, works on a self-portrait using charcoal during an advanced placement art class Jan. 8 at Falcon High School in District 49. Bernal is one of 300 semifinalists for the prestigious statewide Boettcher Scholarship.

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  • How PSAT Helps Students Understand Academic Progress, Earn Recognition

    Twelfth-grader Bradley Sain, 17, practices with a saxophone during a wind ensemble Jan. 7 at Falcon High School in District 49. Sain is one of 16,000 semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program.

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  • FHS Cheerleaders, Security Officer Honored by BOE

    Falcon High School cheerleaders line up for “Fantastic 49” recognition Dec. 11, ahead of a monthly board meeting in District 49.

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FHS Updates

  • FHS Community Meeting 2 Community Comment Period: Is now open. Watch videos from four small groups that worked March 5 on the future of the education system at Falcon High School. Participate, have your voice in the process and participate in discussions on the four topics here.
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  • Falcon HOSA continues winning ways at HOSA State Leadership Conference: Falcon HOSA earned 21 team or individual medals, with 24 students qualifying for national competition in Anaheim, CA this June. There were 32 additional individual and/or team placements in the top ten of their respective events. Download the results here.
    HOSA would like to acknowledge the staff and administration of FHS for supporting our students by helping them prepare for their events. We would also like to thank the Career and Technical Education staff for their continued support and assistance to our program and students.
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  • Important AP test information:
    AP tests are coming up in May.  Schedule and Fee Information is available.
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  • Falcon High School Excellence Scholarship: Learn more and apply for this community led scholarship for Falcon High School seniors through the Falcon Education Foundation.
     
    Falcon High School Business Scholarship: Learn more and apply for this scholarship provided by Integrity First Financial, Inc. for Falcon High School seniors planning to pursue a secondary degree in business. Funded through the Falcon Education Foundation
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  • Snow, How Did We Do?

    Feb 23-27 featured one closure and 3 two-hour delays due to winter weather.

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  • District 49 BOE Approves FVA Rebranding, CTE Job

    The District 49 Board of Education took action March 12 on a name change for Falcon Virtual Academy and approved a new job description for improved concurrent enrollment support. They also recognized volunteers, staff and students.

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