2015-2016 News

  • Horizon Middle School Recognizes Honor Students

    Horizon Middle School recognized students achieving a 3.5 or higher grade point average during the school year at it’s first ever Night of Stars awards and ceremony on May 4.

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  •  Teacher Appreciation Week

    Teacher Appreciation Week in District 49

    Community members celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week, May 2-6, to recognize all educators dedicating their careers to District 49.

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  •  OES students are excited to be on KOAA News 5

    Southern Colorado Meets OES Third-Graders on News 5

    Learning about weather and being on television was a highlight of the day for third grade students at OES on May 4.

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  •  PPSEL on KOAA News 5

    PPSEL Students Focus on Weather With News 5

    Students at Pikes Peak School of Expeditionary Learning explored weather and made multiple appearances on KOAA News 5, the NMB affiliate for southern Colorado, May 3.

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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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  • Elementary School Choir Participates in Music Festival

    Choir students from nine elementary schools performed at the District 49 Music Festival on May 3.

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  •  Caleb Gilbert prepares to run a 100 meter spring at VRHS in late April.

    FOX 21: New Partnership Leads Blind Runner to State Championships

    Caleb Gilbert, VRHS eleventh-grader, is legally blind, but that doesn’t stop him from pursuing his passions. “You just have to go for it,” he said. So in his junior year, Gilbert decided to compete in track and field.

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  •  SES Students Show Their Spirit During a Live KOAA News Broadcast April 29.

    SES Fifth Graders Featured On News 5

    KOAA News 5, the NBC affiliate for southern Colorado, featured the fifth grade students at Stetson Elementary School during the noon newscast April 29. The students learned about severe weather during a classroom presentation from meteorologist Carlee Hoffman.

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  • News Channel 5 Broadcasts Live at EIES

    Evans International Elementary School fifth graders take part in News Channel 5's live midday broadcast on May 2.

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  • FESoT Families Celebrate “One School, One Book” Club

    First-grader Michael Ayre, 6, receives a raffle ticket before watching “Charlotte’s Web” during the final day of the “one school, one book” club April 29 at Falcon Elementary School of Technology.

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District Updates

  • 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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  • 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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BOE Updates

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.