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2016-2017 News

  •  BOE Highlights Selflessness, Dedication During ‘Fantastic 49’

    BOE Highlights Selfless Dedication During ‘Fantastic 49’

    Bobby Odom, a specific learning disability paraprofessional at Falcon Elementary School of Technology, is honored during “Fantastic 49” recognition Jan. 12, ahead of a Board of Education meeting in District 49. When he works with students, Odom, who retired from the Air Force, shows a high level of respect and integrity, according to principal Malinda Keck.

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  • Tenth-grader Angela Pretzeus, 16, shares her artwork during a final presentation.

    PHS Students Share Artwork with Community

    Tenth-grader Angela Pretzeus, 16, shares her artwork during a final presentation Dec. 15 at Patriot High School.

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  •  The Springs Studio for Academic Excellence student council accepts an award from Care and Share.

    Tradition of Fighting Hunger in the community continues at Springs Studio

    "This is a long-standing tradition of us presenting an awared to your school," said Shannon Brice, Care and Share chief development officer, as she presented the award. "Because of you collecting more than 15,000 pounds of food, so many families are going to have healthy meals and happy holidays."

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  • Rocky Mountain Classical Academy students starred in a Missoula Children’s Theatre production.

    RMCA Students Star in Reimagined Classic

    Rocky Mountain Classical Academy students starred in the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of Rapunzel Dec. 10. The renowned touring theatre team spent a week with students preparing for the play, providing costumes, props, makeup and other materials.

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  • VRHS Soccer Player Signs Letter of Intent

    Twelfth-grader Joel Walker, 18, celebrates signing a letter of intent with his sister, Denise Walker, Dec. 15 at Vista Ridge High School

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  • Board of Education Approves Colorado Military Academy Charter, School to Open in August

    District 49 Board of Education directors unanimously approved, 5-0, a charter school application Jan. 12 for Colorado’s first military academy. “I’m looking forward to this school,” said Kevin Butcher, District 49 Board of Education treasurer. “I think it will be a great addition to our district’s strong military tradition and our portfolio of schools.”

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  •  Afternoon Busing Cancelled

    Afternoon Buses Curbed Jan. 9

    Due to high winds across the region, and high profile vehicle safety restrictions issued for El Paso County by the Colorado Department of Transportation, District 49 school buses will not run this afternoon, Monday, Jan. 9.

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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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