2016-2017 News

  • Kim Kyner, SRES principal, reads to students during lunch August 10.

    Reading at lunch gives students more time to eat and bolsters reading at SRES

    "They love it," said Jim Kyner, Springs Ranch Elementary School principal, "I read the first couple of days, then I had a meeting. They were pretty upset about it so now different people are helping to read when I am unable to be in here."

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  •  Skip to My Lou, played by HMS instructional coach Lori Maher, hops into the Renaissance Assembly.

    Excitement, energy displayed during celebration of achievement

    The first Renaissance assembly of the year, held Aug. 5, featured students and staff participating in several Olympic themed "events." Throughout the school year the program recognizes and rewards whole classes or groups of students when they meet one of three achievement levels.

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  • Student Board Forms For Second Year

    High school students volunteering for a student board of representatives gathered with district leaders Aug. 11, ahead of a Board of Education meeting in District 49.

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  • FESoT Students Celebrate the First Day of School

    First-grader Briley Ellett, 6, shares her picture with classmate Bella Brockman, 6, during the first day of school Aug. 2 at Falcon Elementary School of Technology.

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  • Callan Goes To Kindergarten

    Callan Willis, 5, enjoys his first day as a kindergartner at Odyssey Elementary School Aug. 2 in in District 49’s POWER Zone.

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District Updates

  •  Dispatch Volume 1

    District 49 Publishes First Edition of District 49 Dispatch

    The District 49 Dispatch is a community newspaper published quarterly by the District 49 communications department through a partnership with the Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group.

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  • 2016 Election Planning

    Building Our Future Community: Without raising taxes, the plan includes: 1) A major remodel/additions at the three largest high schools 2) renovate and refresh all schools 3) more competitive teacher salaries and 4) two new elementary schools.

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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.