2016-2017 News

  • BOE Honors Staff, Local Business Support

    Wendi Sidney, learning services administrative assistant, is honored during "Fantastic 49" recognition March 9, ahead of a Board of Education meeting in District 49. “I’m honored to be a part of this team and come to work every day,” said Sidney. “It’s very fulfilling to help our students and families.”

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  • FHS and SCHS Junior ROTC Cadets Honor Memory of District 49 Graduate

    Flanked by JROTC cadets from Falcon High School and Sand Creek High School, Falcon High School cadet Sylvia Conquest, 18, addresses the audience at the 10th annual “Dane Balcon Drill Competition,” Feb 11 at Falcon High School.

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  • Students Strike Chord With Music Program

    Sand Creek High School tenth-graders Dayshawn Powell, 15, and Carlos Atencio, 18, play drums Nov. 30 at the Colorado Springs Conservatory.

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  • District 49 High School Students Attend College and Career Fair

    District 49 high school students attended the second annual College and Career Fair on Nov. 16 in Colorado Springs.

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  • SCHS Basketball Player Signs Letter of Intent

    Twelfth-grader D’Shawn Schwartz, 18, signs a letter of intent Nov. 9 during National Signing Day at Sand Creek High School.

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2015-2016 News

  • Class of 2016: SCHS Reflects on Successes, New Possibilities

    Roughly 280 Sand Creel High School graduates received diplomas May 28 during a commencement ceremony at The Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs.

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  • Exploring Colorado: Camp Helps Students Develop Language, Friendships

    Emmanuel Lozano Padilla, 13, wraps duct tape around PVC pipes for a shelter concept June 3 outside the Creekside Success Center in District 49. Originally from El Salvador, he previously attended schools in Mexico.

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  • Student Athlete To Play Division 1 Basketball

    Twelfth-grader Jordan Phillips, 18, signs a letter of intent May 18 at Sand Creek High School. Jordan will play Division I basketball at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Fla.

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  • Students Present Passion Projects

    Eleventh-grader Michael Thuis, 17, presents an garage door opener app during the design project expo May 13 at Sand Creek High School.

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  • Student Achievement Honored During “Fantastic 49”

    Students from Sand Creek High School, Skyview Middle School and Falcon High School were honored during “Fantastic 49” achievements ahead of a monthly board meeting May 12 in District 49.

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SCHS Updates

  • High school students from Colorado and surrounding states play as the green wind band during Festival of Winds at CSU-Pueblo.
    SCHS Senior Earns $11,700 Scholarship at Festival of Winds - Ten Sand Creek High School music students participated in four concert bands at the ninth annual Festival of Winds at Colorado State University-Pueblo Feb. 23-25. More than 360 high school students in Colorado and neighboring states are recommended by band directors to be in one of four concert honor bands.

    Twelfth-grader Zach Van Hook, 18, earned a CSU-Pueblo scholorship valued at $11,700 during his audition as a percussionist. The scholarship is provided by the CSU-Pueblo music department and the CSU-Pueblo Foundation. "Zach is an accomplished percussionist," said Ray Bell, SCHS music instructor. "He earned his scholarship based on an audition he did for the music faculty the first morning. It's a great accomplishment."

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  • Seniors! Have you paid for your Senior Breakfast ticket yet? Get your money to Counseling before 4/3!  The cost is $20 per person.  Senior Breakfast will take place on 4/11 at the Hotel Elegante.

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  • SCHS is giving the PSAT/SAT to all Sophomores and Juniors on Tuesday, April 11th.  Freshmen DO NOT have school.

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  • Prom Tickets are on Sale NOW! See Mrs. Stuart in Rm 206.  We accept cash, check or card!

    Prices are as follows: 

    4/3-4/7: $55

    4/10-4/14: $60

    4/17-4/21: $65

    4/24-4/28: $70

    At the Door: $75

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District Updates

  • Tips to Reduce Spread of Illness

    District 49 school nurses report an increase in illness in our community and throughout District 49.

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  • Reported Safety Concern Near Sand Creek High School

    The Colorado Springs Police Department responded Jan. 23 to the area of Blazing Trail Drive and Pony Tracks Drive, after teenagers reported an abduction attempt.

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