ENSURING SUCCESS FOR ALL STUDENTS
Seventeen D49 teachers received accolades from principals, and recommendations from students and parents to prompt selection as their school’s Teacher of the Year.
Young and excited scholars arrived at Falcon Elementary School of Technology August 1 and 2 for kindergarten orientation. Kindergarten is all about laying the groundwork for learning in the years to come.
Nearly 400 fourth and fifth-graders from 10 schools across D49 participated at the all-district track meet May 17 at Falcon High School. Students were gathered together to practice physical education skills learned throughout the year and to experience competition.
Four District 49 team members were honored for their contributions to the district prior to the regular monthly Board of Education meeting March 8.
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.
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.
In Rita Engelhart’s first-grade classroom, Navy veteran, Jessica Demarco, read aloud to the students during FESoT's Veteran Day celebration. Each student was able to ask her questions about her service while her son, Damon, listened attentively.
Students in Amy McCarty’s third grade class at Falcon Elementary School of Technology hosted a special visitor Sept. 13. El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Lisa Webster dropped in at school to read to the class as part of the sheriff’s office’s Badges and Books program.
Student council members and Dr. Michael Roth, principal, address honored guests and the student body Sept. 11, at Falcon Elementary School of Technology.
Hawks fly into the new school year on Aug. 2 at Falcon Elementary School of Technology.
The walls at Sand Creek High School started tumbling down on June 6 when the community came together for a groundbreaking, or rather “wall breaking,” ceremony at the school. Administrators, students, and board members took turns knocking down walls to make way for a variety of school improvements and additions. The event marked the official kick-off for $83.5 million of projects across District 49 made possible by ballot issue 3B. Last November, voters overwhelmingly approved 3B by a 2 to 1 margin.
The work of a teacher is full of passion and commitment. It requires initiative from process improvement to individualized attention. We celebrate our educators for the important role they have. We salute them for the valuable service they provide to students and the community.
“Families created rain clouds, rainbows and weather sensory bottles together,” said Avelyn Green, early childhood dean, describing family engagement night activities April 18. “As part of our spectacular summer science theme, they also went on a dinosaur dig, made volcanoes and watched colors fizz.”
Natalia Roach, 8, a second-grader at Odyssey Elementary School, is honored during “Fantastic 49” recognition Feb. 9, ahead of a Board of Education meeting in District 49. BOE directors honored students from Odyssey Elementary School, Stetson Elementary School, Remington Elementary School, Springs Ranch Elementary School and Falcon Elementary School of Technology.
Good afternoon Falcon Elementary School of Technology family,
District 49's safety and security team selected FESoT for a lockdown drill on Tuesday, Dec. 11.
This drill started at approximately 2:00 p.m. as part of ongoing efforts to continuously strengthen our safety procedures.
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December 7, 2018
Dear Falcon Zone Families,
Falcon Middle School was evacuated today due to the smell of smoke at approximately 2:45 p.m., and as a result, their normal release time was delayed. Students began boarding buses later than normal at approximately 3:30 p.m.
This created a delay in bus arrivals at elementary schools in the Falcon Zone by approximately 30 minutes.
We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your trust and understanding.
Director of Communications
State assessment results were sent home with your student. Please contact your student's principal if you have any questions or if you did not receive the assessment results.
To answer a need in our rapidly growing district, D49 is building Inspiration View Elementary School, an exciting addition to our portfolio of schools. This development brings with it boundary changes that will impact elementary, middle and high schools for the 2019- 2020 school year.
Special Education Records Destruction The District maintains inactive Special Education Records for a period of six years following termination of enrollment. Following general public notice of two weeks, records are destroyed. You can choose to retrieve your Special Education records prior to destruction by contacting the Special Services Center no later than March 26, 2019. Records to be destroyed will be 2012-2013 & earlier.