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2015-2016 News

  • Firefighters Build Relations With Preschoolers

    Bricyn Ward, apprentice firefighter from the Cimarron Hills Fire Department, stands as Jermaine Frye, firefighter and paramedic, describes personal protective equipment during a visit with preschoolers May 24 at Evans International Elementary School in District 49.

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  • Springs Studio For Academic Excellence Graduation, 2016

    More than 80 graduates received diplomas May 20 at The Antlers Hotel in Colorado Springs.

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  •  RMPEx Foothills Award

    District 49 Earns RMPEx Foothills Award

    “By benchmarking our processes against high-performing enterprises in education and other industries, we can see more clearly where we are already excellent and where we have the most need to improve,” District 49 Peter Hilts, chief education officer, said.

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  • Student Athlete To Play Division 1 Basketball

    Twelfth-grader Jordan Phillips, 18, signs a letter of intent May 18 at Sand Creek High School. Jordan will play Division I basketball at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Fla.

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  • Students Present Passion Projects

    Eleventh-grader Michael Thuis, 17, presents an garage door opener app during the design project expo May 13 at Sand Creek High School.

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  •  Leatha Hansz closes the door to her bus after conducting a safety check at the District 49 bus lot.

    "Buses Bring People Together"

    "While safety is the number one thing," said Leatha Hansz, District 49 bus driver, "it's the relationships that I have with the kids that are special."

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  • Students Donate Hair to Locks of Love

    Fifth-grader Suzanne Baker, 10, donates her hair to Locks of Love May 12 at Imagine Classical Academy Indigo Ranch.

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  • Student Achievement Honored During “Fantastic 49”

    Students from Sand Creek High School, Skyview Middle School and Falcon High School were honored during “Fantastic 49” achievements ahead of a monthly board meeting May 12 in District 49.

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  • VRHS Student Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

    Twelfth-graders Louis Quinones, 18, and Elway Tubbs, 18, prepare to sign letters of intent May 6 at Vista Ridge High School.

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  •  RVES student in Humvee during  68th CSSB’s visit April 28.

    Strong Students, Strong Communities

    “A few months ago a small group of our students that made up a support group for kids who have parents in the military that are deployed asked if Soldiers from Fort Carson could bring some of their military vehicles to the school,” said Marjorie McKeal, Ridgeview Elementary School Assistant Principal. “What started out as a question grew into what we have here today.”

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  • District 49 BOE Approves Colorado’s First School Cannabinoid Policy

    The District 49 Board of Education approved May 12 the first school district policy in Colorado to allow the therapeutic administration of cannabinoid products on school property.

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    New School: Pikes Peak Early College

    Opening fall of 2016, Pikes Peak Early College uses online and blended learning, coupled with early college opportunities that foster college and career readiness through flexible and individualized pathways, to empower academic leaders.

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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.
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