2015-2016 News

  • Students Wrap Gifts for Santa’s Toy Express

    Tenth-grader Marissa Caldwell, 16, wraps presents for Santa’s Toy Express Nov. 19 at the Falcon Homeschool Program building in District 49.

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  • High School Students Broaden Horizons During Career Fair

    Alan Zetterberg, member service supervisor, speaks with high school students about careers in finance Nov. 23 during a career fair at the Creekside Success Center in District 49.

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  •  Remembering Our Fallen Memorial at Sand Creek High School

    SCHS Honors Fallen, Including Alumni, In War on Terror Memorial

    Two Sand Creek High School alumni are among Colorado veterans honored in traveling Remembering Our Fallen Memorial on display at the District 49 school.

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  • Seniors, Students Gather for Thanksgiving Feast

    Sixth-grader Shane Avery, 11, shares a meal with Juanita Porter during a Thanksgiving feast Nov. 19 at Patriot Learning Center.

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  •  Lisl Davies, twelfth grade at Falcon High School, talks to Board Director Kevin Butcher.

    Student Voice Joins Board of Education

    "Having the student voice for facilities and new courses, like were discussed tonight, are important," said Lisl Davies, twelfth grade at Falcon High School. "If the Board doesn't have the student voice, they probably aren't representing the students as good as they could be."

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  • HMS Students Tackle Newton's Laws

    Innovation Institute students created Rube Goldberg chain reaction projects Nov. 10 at Horizon Middle School in District 49. The sixth-graders used problem-solving, learning of forces and teamwork skills. The activity was part of the opportunities offered to sixth graders at the Innovation Institute, where students connect learning to application.

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  • FEF Awards Over $23,000 In Mini Grants

    William Yerger, science teacher, receives a mini grant Nov. 12 from Joan Dewitt, Falcon Education Foundation president, during a Board of Education meeting in District 49. Yerger’s application, “A Historical Moment in Time,” focused on creating a historical black and white photo stories using pin hole and disposable cameras.

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  • Students Participate In National French Week Activities

    Ninth-grader Tristan Kelton, 14, tosses a ball during a game of pétanque Nov. 10 during National French activities at Vista Ridge High School.

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  •  Kurt Brower, US Army Veteran, weeps as Springs Ranch Elementary School students sing Nov. 11.

    Veterans Day Ends on Emotional Note in District 49

    Springs Ranch Elementary School students and staff honor service members with cheers, a parade and the singing of "On Veterans Day" by Karl Hitzemann.

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  • SCHS Seniors Sign Letters of Intent

    Tarah Patterson, 17, signs a letter of intent Nov. 11 at Sand Creek High School. “We couldn’t be more proud of these three ladies,” said Athletic Director Jared Felice. 

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Upcoming Events

District Updates

  •  Timberwolves vs Nuggets

    Community Night with the Nuggets

    7:00 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11 at Pepsi Center. Deep discounts on tickets and a portion of each ticket benefits District 49. The top school will be able to participate in a high-five fan tunnel. Order tickets here.

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  • Nov. 17 - Nov. 19 Weather Survey Results

    440 students, parents, community members and staff participated in the winter weather communications survey for the Nov. 16-17 winter storm.

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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.