ENSURING SUCCESS FOR ALL STUDENTS
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.
Bobby Odom, a specific learning disability paraprofessional at Falcon Elementary School of Technology, is honored during “Fantastic 49” recognition Jan. 12, ahead of a Board of Education meeting in District 49. When he works with students, Odom, who retired from the Air Force, shows a high level of respect and integrity, according to principal Malinda Keck.
"They shop for their brothers and sisters," said RJ Berry, bus driver, "not even knowing they have anything waiting for them."
Taylor Kurtz, Falcon Fire Department firefighter and District 49 graduate, reads to Falcon Elementary School of Technology students as part of the school’s ‘Community Readers’ program Nov. 3. The program, in its second year, enlists the help of community members in volunteering to read to students as part of the school’s primary reading initiative.
Melanie Holts, second grade teacher, works with a small group of students during writing exercises Sept. 23 at Falcon Elementary School of Technology in District 49. Holts is one of six finalists for Colorado’s 2017 teacher of the year.
"We enjoy the opportunity to see the artwork from our students across the district," said Gene Hammond, District 49 transportation director. "To see the importance of safety on our buses through the eyes of those we serve reminds us of the important job we do each day."
Falcon Elementary School of Technology second graders presented their weather safety projects May 18.
First-grader Michael Ayre, 6, receives a raffle ticket before watching “Charlotte’s Web” during the final day of the “one school, one book” club April 29 at Falcon Elementary School of Technology.
Kindergarteners Rhyland Moffitt, 7, and Jaylynn Campbell, 5, create a spider habitat April 15 during the annual Hawk Challenge at Falcon Elementary School of Technology in District 49.
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM District 49 Night with the Nuggets
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Community Resource Fair for Individuals with Disabilities
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.
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.