WELCOME TO FIREBIRD NATION
KayLee Parson, art teacher, helps students with color wheel projects March 16 at Falcon Middle School.
Firebird nation uses mini courses as an opportunity to explore interests students have learned about as they begin to travel their unique pathway toward graduation. The courses span all types of interests and relate to various future careers or upper level course work students could take in their future.
Over 850 middle school students from District 49 attended the district’s second annual “College and Career Fair” on Nov. 15 in Colorado Springs.
Eighth-grader Ashleigh Putney, 13, explains activities to a group of sixth-graders during orientation activities Aug. 1 at Falcon Middle School in District 49.
Emmanuel Lozano Padilla, 13, wraps duct tape around PVC pipes for a shelter concept June 3 outside the Creekside Success Center in District 49. Originally from El Salvador, he previously attended schools in Mexico.
"A leader doesn't have to be perfect," said Sophia Mayhugh, seventh grade at Springs Studio for Academic Excellence when asked what she learned at the annual District 49 Middle School Leadership Conference at Sand Creek High School April 15. "A leader makes mistakes, but always tries to do the next right thing."
7:10 AM - 7:40 AM National Junior Honor Society Meeting
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Yearbook signing party
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM 8th grade promotion ceremony
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8th grade promotion dance
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Colorado Springs Get Outdoors Day
Starting May 1, student accounts must be funded to purchase meals. No students will be allowed to charge additional debt to their meal account. While District 49 often affords flexibility for young children in its elementary schools, each school year must end with all accounts current.