2016-2017 News

  • Annual PTA Event Showcases Student Talent, Raises Money For Classrooms

    Each classroom creates a themed basket of donated items for the silent auction. "We've raised nearly three thousand dollars tonight," said Meridian Ranch Elementary School Parent Teacher Association treasurer Jo Behrens, "but when the kids scream for how much each basket gets, that's what it's all about."

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  • MRES Students Celebrate 100 Days of School

    Kindergarten and first grade students commemorated the first 100 days of school Feb. 8 at Meridian Ranch Elementary School.

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  • News 5: Fifteen Years of Santa's Toy Express in District 49

    "They shop for their brothers and sisters," said RJ Berry, bus driver, "not even knowing they have anything waiting for them."

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  • Fourth-graders Study Government, Vote During Election Day

    Fourth-grader Gabriella Eberhart, 10, gathers with peers to frame an argument for why dogs are better animals than cats while learning about elections Nov. 8 at Meridian Ranch Elementary School in District 49.

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  • MRES Students Run for Funds

    Third-grader Janayah Stephenson, 8, participates in an Apex Fun Run fundraiser Sept. 15 at Meridian Ranch Elementary School.

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2015-2016 News

  • Students Create Art Work As Part of #StopOnRed Campaign

    "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."

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  • "Buses Bring People Together"

    "While safety is the number one thing," said Leatha Hansz, District 49 bus driver, "it's the relationships that I have with the kids that are special."

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  • Bulldogs steal the show on News 5 at Noon

    Meridian Ranch Elementary School fifth grade students were featured on KOAA News 5 at noon, 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. on May 6.

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  • Elementary School Choir Participates in Music Festival

    Choir students from nine elementary schools performed at the District 49 Music Festival on May 3.

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  • Giving Back As Volunteer Keeps Downey 'Young' and Bulldogs Sharp

    "I feel like he's a human calculator because he knows all the answers," said Karsyn McCune, MRES fifth-grader about retired former teacher and volunteer Douglas Downey.

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MRES Updates

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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Meridian Ranch Elementary School

Meridian Ranch Elementary School is educating students in a way that ensures success during their time at our school and beyond, as they look forward to college and careers.

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.