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2017-2018 News

  • BOE Recognizes Teams from FMS and RVES During Fantastic 49

    Two teams, which included both students and staff members, were honored for their contributions to the district prior to the regular monthly Board of Education meeting Feb. 8.

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  • Astronomy night sparks curiosity and after-school learning

    A dark blue dome rose from the floor of the common area at Rocky Mountain Classical Academy. A curiosity in itself, children and parents murmered while they circled the temporary addition as a small fan hummed to keep the inflatable planetarium upright and in operation.

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  • FMS and SMS Girls Grow, Nurture Interests in STEM Field

    Inspiration and empowerment were underlying goals of the Girls' STEM Experience at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs Feb. 1. Students from Falcon Middle School and Skyview Middle School attended the event which was organized to encourage middle school girls to choose careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).

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  • MRES Celebrates Creatures Big and Small

    Meridian Ranch Elementary School’s “Start the Art” night hosted on Jan. 31, 2018 presented over 3,400 pieces of artwork in the theme of Animal Menagerie. Students from kindergarten to fifth grade worked on multiple pieces of art that were showcased during “Start the Art” night. Inspired by the work of Eric Carle.

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  • WHES Students Rock Music, Physical Fitness Program

    Music and P.E. class melodiously blended together at Woodmen Hills Elementary School Jan. 22. Melissa Ellenberger, music teacher, and Joel Patton, health and P.E. teacher, merged their areas of instruction to bring cardio drumming to the school throughout January. Cardio drumming combines musical lessons with physical activity.

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  • Remington Hosts Annual Literacy Night for Community Members

    Remington Elementary hosted their 17th Annual Literacy Night, themed "Camp Read-A-Lot" on Thursday, Jan. 18. “This night was a huge success with almost 400 students and their families attending,” said Heather Reading, kindergarten teacher and member of the Literacy Team that organized the event. “We offered strategy and information sessions covering phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency and comprehension.”

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  • BOE Honors, Thanks Staff Members During Fantastic 49 Celebration

    Prior to the Jan. 11 Board of Education meeting, four District 49 team members were recognized for their dedication and contributions to the district.

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  • District 49 Board of Education Appoints New Director

    District 49 board of education president, Marie La Vere-Wright administers the oath of office to newly appointed director, Dr. Joshua Fry, Jan. 4.

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  • VRHS senior Kate Rohr earns basketball scoring milestone

    Vista Ridge High School varsity basketball player, Kate Rohr, 17, hits her 1,000th career point, Jan. 3, at an away game at Falcon High School.

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  • Military Partners recognized during special "Fantastic 49"

    Military partners were recognized during a special “Fantastic 49” presentation before the District 49 regular Board of Education meeting, Dec. 14.

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  • Falcon Education Foundation Awards $31,000 For Learning in District 49

    Sandi Esparsen, Falcon Education Foundation secretary, receives a plaque of appreciation from District 49 Board of Education President Nov. 9 after awarding just under $31,000 to educators across District 49 for innovative and unique learning opportunities.

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  • Reading and Math Merge for Family Event at FESOT

    Third grade students and families celebrated reading and math achievements at Falcon Elementary School of Technology, Dec. 12. The true highlight of the evening was a special gift for every third grader – a bookshelf constructed for each one of them.

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  • Badges and Books a Blast for Bulldogs

    “This is a great partnership,” said Sheehan Freeman-Todd, MRES principal. “Our students get excited about the deputies coming to spend time with them.”

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  • A-Team Wins League Championship

    On December 8th, students from Horizon Middle School’s A team won the Tri-County League Championship with a buzzer beater shot, winning in overtime 57-55.

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  • HMS Club Fosters Holiday JOI

    “We believe in the importance of developing empathy, service, and leadership,” said Heather Ullrich, language arts teacher and JOI club sponsor. “In addition to many grade-level, school-wide, and classroom-focused service projects, our Junior Optimist International club is for students who want to further develop their service and leadership skills.”

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District Updates

  • Two-hour delay, February 21, 2018

    District 49 will be on a two-hour delay for February 21, 2018. Falcon High School will be on an E-Learning Day schedule.

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  • UPDATE: CLOSURE Feb. 20, 2018

    District 49 will be closed Feb. 20, 2018. Falcon High School will have an e-learning day for Feb. 20

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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.
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