2014-2015 News

  • PPSEL Students Read Essays Celebrating School of Choice

    Third-grader Cole Smith, 8, reads his school of choice essay during a recognition ceremony Jan. 30 at Pikes Peak School of Expeditionary Learning in District 49.

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  • ‘Papa Clark’ Returns With Stories of Civil Rights Struggle, Forgiveness

    James Clark, 65, of Colorado Springs, explains the civil rights movement for middle schoolers Jan. 29 at Patriot Learning Center in District 49. For six years, Clark has visited the alternative learning school in honor of the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday and National African American History Month.

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  • Author: ‘Take These Ideas, Go Do Something With Them’

    Third-grader Taylor Davis, 8, writes ideas in her writer’s notebook during an author visit Jan. 28 at Springs Ranch Elementary School in District 49.

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  • Community Delivers Playground to FVA With Facebook Clicks

    Fourth-grader Heidi Lemus, 10, tries out a slide after a playground ribbon-cutting ceremony Jan. 28 at Falcon Virtual Academy in District 49.

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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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  • District 49 BOE Approves Amended Budgets, Discusses Standards Based Grading

    The District 49 Board of Education approved amended 2014-2015 budgets and discussed standards based grading Jan. 28 during a special meeting.

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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.