2014-2015 News

  • School Volunteer: ‘You Can Give Back With Time’

    Maria Gaudette helps children purchase gifts in a holiday shop Dec. 18 at Odyssey Elementary School in District 49. She started volunteering five years ago to give faculty more time with students.

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  • Air Force Band Brings ‘Holly and Ivy’ Back to District 49

    George Preston, KCME-FM general manager, reads “’Twas the Night Before Christmas” during a special U.S. Air Force Academy Band "Holly and Ivy" concert for elementary school students Dec. 17 at Sand Creek High School in Colorado Springs.

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  • Volunteer Dad Dedicates Time to Keep Kids Feeling Safe, Involved in Activities

    School volunteer Bruce Hicks helps children feel safe and included on a playground Dec. 11 at Falcon Elementary School of Technology in District 49.

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  • District 49 BOE Honors iConnect Zone Superintendent

    Kim McClelland, iConnect Zone superintendent, is honored during “Fantastic 49” recognition Dec. 11, ahead of a monthly board meeting in District 49. She has just accepted a new position as executive director of Colorado Digital Board of Cooperative Education Services.

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  • Students Coached by Authors, Write Short Stories

    Sixth-grader Vanessa Trujillo, 11, receives guidance from author and illustrator Gail Ross while writing a short story Dec. 10 at Skyview Middle School in District 49.

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  • District 49 BOE Approves New Course, Recognizes Staff, Students

    The District 49 Board of Education approved Dec.11 a new course at Falcon High School, after recognizing staff and students.

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  • Movers for Meals

    District 49 is helping support local families facing hunger crises by participating in the 2014 Movers for Meals Program. Collection boxes will be at most schools through Christmas, with deliveries of non-perishable items being made to Ecumenical Social Ministries.

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BOE Updates

  • The Board of Education held a regular meeting on Thursday, December 11th at 6:30 p.m. in the Board Room at the Education Services Center.  Please note that the Fantastic 49 segment will begin at 6:00 p.m.  The REVISED agenda and packet are available for download.  Item 9.01 District Unified Improvement Plans Update is a separate document due to the size of the file.
    Due to the holiday break, there is no work session scheduled in December.
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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.