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Meridian Ranch Elementary School’s “Start the Art” night hosted on Jan. 31, 2018 presented over 3,400 pieces of artwork in the theme of Animal Menagerie. Students from kindergarten to fifth grade worked on multiple pieces of art that were showcased during “Start the Art” night. Inspired by the work of Eric Carle.
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.
“This has been wild,” said Meridian Ranch Elementary School PE coach Tarike Adams. “Some of the kids who didn’t seem to be overly excited during class drills are getting super competitive out there today.”
Students and staff hosted a special Veterans Day assembly Fri., Nov. 10 at Meridian Ranch Elementary School. The gymnasium was packed as military parents and community members attended to honor those who have served. Approximately 40 percent of all families at MRES are military.
U.S. Air Force Master Sergeant Bethany Anderson-Burrs, (units), surprises her daughters Aug. 7 with an early return from deployment in Qatar. The surprise was orchestrated by Robert Burrs, the students' father and Master Sgt. Anderson-Burrs husband.
MacKenzie Williams, 5, Meridian Ranch Elementary School kindergartner, isn't impressed with her step-father's scissor skills during orientation activities Aug. 1. "“At home she’s the oldest and kind of in charge,” said Chris Lane. “As long as she remembers she can't do that here I think she'll be just fine.”
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.
Preschooler Quentin Shoats, 3, hops on floor markers May 3 during a Special Olympics event at Meridian Ranch Elementary School in District 49.
“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.”
A team of fifth-graders in the gifted and talented program at Meridian Ranch Elementary School participated in a multi-state Thinking Cap Quiz Bowl event February 11-13. The students earned the best score in Colorado and second place in the western region against teams from California, Idaho, Montana, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, and Washington.
MRES Supports High Prairie Library: We support our students in having access to quality reading material whether at home, school, or anywhere else in life. As part of that commitment, we partner with the High Plains Library. Download their student-centered schedule of events for Februaryor check out the full interactive calendar. Read about The Benefits of Having a Library Card!
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Family Fun Night - Talent Show
3:40 PM - 4:45 PM MRES S.T.E.M. club
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM 1st Grade Concert
3:40 PM - 4:45 PM MRES S.T.E.M. club