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2014-2015 News

  • Families Gather to Explore Science, Inspire Children

    Eleventh-grader Natalie Roman, 17, teaches Nathaniel Jones-Brown, 7, about anatomy during a family science night March 20 at Vista Ridge High School in District 49.

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  • Students Compete Against Teachers in Basketball Fundraiser

    Fourth-grader Conner Ury, 10 competes against teacher Katherine Kessler March 19 during a student teacher basketball game.

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  • Students Share Artwork, Perform During Arts Gala

    Sixth-grader Logan Bogle, 11, views student artwork March 18 at Horizon Middle School’s arts gala.

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  • Liah Davis scores during the 4A state championship game March 14.

    Congratulations: SCHS Girls' Basketball 4A State Runner-Up

    Coach Haist's athletic and attacking team finish with a 23-4 record. Liah Davis scored 14 points.

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  • 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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  • Facilities, Building Managers Honored by District 49 BOE

    Jack Bay, chief operations officer, commends the district facilities team and school-level building managers during “Fantastic 49” recognition March 12, ahead of a monthly Board of Education meeting in District 49.

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  • Horizon Middle School Junior Optimist Club Honored by District 49 BOE

    Heather Ulrich, a language arts teacher at Horizon Middle School, explains how the school earned a Junior Optimist Octagon International project award during “Fantastic 49” recognition March 12, ahead of a monthly Board of Education meeting in District 49.

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  • AAYLC Awards District for Support

    Otis Campbell, African-American Youth Leadership Conference executive director, offers his gratitude during “Fantastic 49” recognition March 12, ahead of a monthly Board of Education meeting in District 49.

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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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  • Franko To Lead District 49 iConnect Zone

    “Andy brings a combination of local expertise and state-level leadership that will help District 49 fulfill our commitment to be the best place to learn, work, and lead,” said Peter Hilts, chief education officer.

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School District 49

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.