ENSURING SUCCESS FOR ALL STUDENTS
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.
Construction work near Woodmen Hills Elementary School has caused the school to lose power, March 19.
All students and Kids’ Corner staff at the Woodmen Hills Elementary School location were transported by District 49 buses at approximately 1:15 p.m. to Falcon Elementary School of Technology. FESOT is located at 12050 Falcon Highway, Peyton, CO 80831. Parents should plan to pick up their children at FESOT, instead of WHES. Kids’ Corner hours will remain the same for the day.
Since the power situation is not expected to be repaired soon, Kids’ Corner services will resume on Tuesday, March 20 at Falcon Elementary School of Technology. There will be no Kids’ Corner services at Woodmen Hills Elementary School on Tuesday, March 20.
If you have any questions, please contact Kari Gorman, assistant manager of Kids’ Corner at 719-495-1182.
Construction For 3B Projects To Begin May 30: Construction on a new, secure front entryway and office will begin immediately after the school year ends. When our students return from summer break, an improved playground area and accessibility enhancements will welcome our FESoT community. Please visit our leadership updates page to learn more.
All new and returning bus riders MUST register or re-register at https://district49.payschools.com/ All NEW students to School District 49, MUST stop by the Transportation Department to pick up their bus pass card prior to the first day of school. Transportation office is located at: 10850 E. Woodmen Road, Peyton CO 80831 Hours of operation: 6am-5pm
We thank you for your patience as we transition to the PowerSchool Student Information System. Our staff is working diligently to ensure the new parent portal is a user-friendly, one-stop shop, to meet the needs of our families before the start of the 2018-2019 school year. This transition will inactivate your current portal, hosted by Infinite Campus, as of July 21.