2016-2017 News

  • Talent on Display at Horizon Middle School Fine Arts Gala

    Bethany Meyer, Horizon Middle School choir director, leads sixth grade students in a performance during the school's Fine Arts Gala March 16.

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  • Yo-yos Help Students Display Virtuous Character Traits Through Ups and Downs of Life

    “If you want to be awesome at something, to be a champion at something, you’ve got to work at it,” said Andrew Booth, performing a series of yo-yo tricks during "The NED Show" March 17 at Rocky Mountain Classical Academy. “You can’t just learn to walk the dog with your yo-yo right away, you have to practice.”

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  • RES Students Celebrate The Magic Of Dr. Seuss

    "I'm excited about doing all the songs and having fun on the 'Green Eggs and Ham,'" said Alyssa Lujan, 6, ahead of a performance of "Seussical Jr." at Remington Elementary School March 15.

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  • Kenny and the Dragon: A Sweet Lesson and a Sweet Treat

    “Don’t judge something by its cover,” said Hayden Newberg, 9, Odyssey Elementary School fourth-grader. “Something may look mean, but if you get to know it, it may be nice. That applies to people too.”

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  • Kindergartners Construct Knowledge With Cooperation

    Kindergartner Izabella Lane, 6, cuts out an outline of her hand March 14 at Woodmen Hills Elementary School in District 49. The leprechaun project, ahead of St. Patrick’s Day, called for cooperation to achieve a goal, rather than copy a template.

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District Updates

  • CLOSED: Friday, March 24

    Whiteout and blizzard conditions caused the closure of several roads in the Pikes Peak region March 24. U.S. Highway 24 was closed in both directions from Constitution Avenue in Colorado Springs to Interstate 70 in Limon for several hours during the morning commute.

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  • View the Community Meeting: New Falcon Zone School

    Four community meetings were held in early March to discuss the most efficient use of the new school to be built in Falcon Zone. Watch the meeting held at Falcon Middle School.

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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.