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2014-2015 News

  •  Anne Flemke

    Preschool Families Explore Science Ideas for Summer Fun

    Teacher Anne Flemke watches preschooler Ava Pairsh, 5, inflate a balloon by creating carbon dioxide with baking soda and lemon juice during a family science workshop April 24 at Springs Ranch Elementary School in District 49.

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  • One School, One Book

    "One book, one school," a major initiative of Falcon Elementary School of Technology during the spring semester culminated with a school wide viewing of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory on April 23. More than 300 students and family members attended the event, a celebration for parents, teachers, staff and students all reading the book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

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  •  Jay Barnish, a senior at Falcon Virtual Academy, grabs a computer April 21.

    Gymnast Finds Balance In Blended Learning

    "Gymnastics is easier to focus on because of the flexibility I have at Falcon Virtual Academy," said Jay Barnish, who recently qualified for the U.S. Gymnastics Junior Olympic National Championships. "I get more time in the gym when I need it because of the freedom."

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  • Students Sign Letters of Intent at VRHS

    Twelfth-graders Malik Hollier,18, and Tyler Hunt,17, prepare to sign letters of intent April 21 at Vista Ridge High School.

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  • Students With Special Needs Sharpen Warrior Skills

    Eleventh-grader Phillip Held, 17, navigates an obstacle course April 21 at Sand Creek High School in District 49. Two teams of students with special needs, ranging from developmental to intellectual disabilities, had rushed into the school’s field house, where they discovered an adapted obstacle course based on the popular NBC television program “American Ninja Warrior.”

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  • Student Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

    Twelfth-grade athletes sign letters of intent April 16 at Sand Creek High School.

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  • Organization Puts "Fun" in Fundraiser, Focusing on Fitness and Character Building

    Fourth-grader Natalya Gibbons, 10, completes laps during a fundraiser April 15 at Ridgeview Elementary School.

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  • Boardrooms to Classrooms: Businesswoman Inspired By Students

    Fourth-grade teacher Becki Sims explains research skills during a writing class April 14 at Ridgeview Elementary School in District 49. It was nearly 10 years ago, when Sims started volunteering in a kindergarten classroom. The experience would change her life, and many others.

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  • RVES Family Opens Little Free Library

    Logan Clemens, 5, checks out reading material at a Little Free Library gathering place April 10 near Ridgeview Elementary School in District 49.

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  • Bookmobile Brings the Library to Students

    Fourth-grader Guo Jing Tang, 9, looks for a book in the Pikes Peak Library District bookmobile outside of Springs Ranch Elementary School April 9.

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District Updates

  • SCHS Students & Alumni Engineer Success

    The Sand Creek High School pre-engineering program was recently highlighted by KOAA News 5 at the fifth annual Colorado Engineering Festival. The festival is co-sponsored by District 49.

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  • CLOSED: Friday, April 17.

    Due to weather and road conditions, District 49 is closed Friday, April 17.

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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.