2017-2018 News SCHS

  • Boo Bash Set Up to Support Community

    This past Saturday, October 27th, the Sand Creek JROTC hosted nearly 700 community members to experience a fun and safe Halloween alternative in the school. In addition to providing a great evening of entertainment and fun, the event raised over $300 and 200 pounds of food for care and share!

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  • FBLA Competes in Baltimore at Nationals

    The Sand Creek High School and Falcon High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) represented District 49 at the 2018 National Leadership Conference in Baltimore, MD on June 27th through June 30th, 2018.

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  • Seniors Take A Walk Through Education

    On Wednesday, May 9th, Seniors from Sand Creek traveled to all zone elementary and middle schools to revisit their beginnings in education and to inspire our up and coming scorpions to strive for the best and get to graduation

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  • Health and Wellness Expo Brings Community Together

    “I love that the Sand Creek Zone continues to build on their annual Health and Wellness Expo” said Deurr. “It is a wonderful way to highlight offerings in our district and community by allowing students, parents and staff the opportunity to talk with vendors and experiments the ‘just try it’ classes.

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  • Astronomy Students Explore Space Symposium

    “As a teacher liaison with the Space Foundation, I always look forward to the Space Symposium each year because it renews my passion for teaching students about space exploration” said Julie Devore, Astronoy Teacher at Sand Creek High School. “This year was even more enjoyable because I was able to share the event with my Astronomy students and see them get just as excited as I am about space!”

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  • Military Partnerships Saluted during Special Fantastic 49

    Thanks to partnerships with local military installations, D49 students with parents who serve in the armed forces have programs available made just for them. During Fantastic 49 festivities Dec. 13 before the regular monthly Board of Education meeting, Fort Carson, Peterson Air Force Base and Schriever Air Force Base were honored for their collaborative support of District 49.

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  • Fantastic 49 Honorees Show Passion for Giving Back

    If a D49 student needed something fun to do during summer break, all they had to do was ask someone in, of all departments, nutrition services. Michelle Suggs and Sophie Bettendorf made that part of their commitment to the D49 summer meal program, which also made them Fantastic 49 honorees for October.

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  • Sand Creek Scorpions Celebrate Homecoming 2018

    Senior varsity football players, Robert Long (#82), and Christian Pramberg (#1), prepare to charge the field in their last homecoming game at Sand Creek High School, Sept. 21.

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  • Staff Members Receive Praise as Teachers of the Year

    Seventeen D49 teachers received accolades from principals, and recommendations from students and parents to prompt selection as their school’s Teacher of the Year.

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  • Scorpions Link Up for Class of 2022

    Welcome to the Sand Creek family. That was the sentiment delivered by many to incoming freshmen Aug. 1. “This is an exciting day,” remarked Audra Lane, campus director at SCHS. “It’s fun to see all the energy.”

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2017-2018 News

  • Sand Creek High Celebrates Class of 2018

    Sand Creek High School graduates and family members waited to enter the World Arena late afternoon on Saturday, May 26, 2018 for the Class of 2018 Graduation Ceremony. 274 Sand Creek seniors received their diploma on Saturday.

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  • BOE Recognizes Individuals Who Make District 49 Fantastic

    A student and three District 49 staff members were honored May 10 for their achievements in the district prior to the regular monthly Board of Education meeting.

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  • BOE Celebrates Students, Staff During Fantastic 49

    District 49 students and staff members were honored for their achievements in the district prior to the regular monthly Board of Education meeting April 12.

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  • Falcon Education Foundation Awards $31,000 For Learning in District 49

    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.

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  • Sand Creek High School Homecoming, Celebrating Twenty Years

    Sand Creek High School students, staff, parents and alumni celebrated homecoming activities Sept. 22. Prior to the football game, alumni and former staff gathered in recently built new learning spaces to reminisce and celebrate the beginning of the school in 1997. Current students and staff members participated in the annual chili cook-off in the parking lot.

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  • Districts Unite to Help High School Students Find Career Paths

    Vista Ridge High School twelfth-grader Darian Taylor, 17, talks with A&B Bank representative Becky Moore, at the District 49 and School District 11, College and Career Fair, Sept 14 at Cheyenne Mountain Resort.

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  • Student Takes a Sledgehammer to SCHS During Summer Internship

    Eli Hawkins, 18, a Sand Creek High School twelfth-grader, kicked off his senior year by taking a sledgehammer to the school. As part of an internship with Nunn Construction, the general contractor for a major voter-approved 3B remodel at the school, Eli was part of the team that demolished a number of older style classrooms to create bright, collaborative new learning spaces.

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  • Student Board of Representatives Brings Voice of Customers Directly to Board of Education

    A group of 18 students, several from each district high school, volunteered to serve on the student board of representatives, adding the student voice to the district’s governance process through the community’s elected representatives. The student representatives were chosen by their teachers and peers to help bring a student voice to the district’s governing processes.

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  • Schools Battle on the Gridiron, Come Together to Remember 9/11

    Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Cadets from Sand Creek High School and Vista Ridge High School joined together Sept. 8 to remember the anniversary of 9/11 and honor first responders prior to a football game between the two schools.

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  • Student Experience: Sand Creek High School Football

    Whether in the stands, the marching band, the concession stand, as a cheerleader, or on the field, Sand Creek High School students experience Friday night lights a number of different ways Sept. 8 during a home football game against Vista Ridge High School.

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  • Sand Creek Celebrates 20th Anniversary with a Face Lift

    Sand Creek High School is celebrating their 20th anniversary and with the funs from 3B have been able to redesign areas in the high school to improve student's learning environments and increase safety.

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  • Link Crew Welcomes Incoming Freshmen at Sand Creek

    Link Crew sponsor Eric Bauer welcomes the Sand Creek Class of 2021, Aug. 1 at Sand Creek High School.

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SCHS Updates

  • Check out the wrestling team's fundraiser for selling Creek Gear!  $9 of every item sold goes back to the team

    wrestling fundraiser flyer

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  • Want to change your schedule? Use this link to fill out the schedule changeform. Only one can be submitted so make
    sure to put everything on one form. You will
    not be able to submit more than once!  If you need to see what classes are available, download the master schedule here.

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  • The Educating Children of Color Conference is coming up on January 19th at Colorado College. The conference experience includes keynote speakers talking about important issues of race, equality, class, gender and more. Similar topics will be explored during student selected breakout sessions throughout the day with lectures, dialogues, and arts-based experiences. Transportation, registration, breakfast and lunch will be provided at no charge.


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  • Good morning Sand Creek High School family,
    District 49's safety and security team selected SCHS for a lockdown drill on Tuesday, Dec. 11.
    This drill started at approximately 11:35 a.m. as part of ongoing efforts to continuously strengthen our safety procedures. Drills like this help your school maintain a safe atmosphere and remain prepared in case of an emergency. In the event of an actual emergency, you would be notified via a phone message, text, and/or email.
    Please take this opportunity to review and update the emergency contact information you have registered in parent portal.
    Please contact Dave Watson, District 49 safety and security director, with any questions.
    David Nancarrow
    Director of Communications 
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  • A fire alarm sounded today, November 14, 2018 at Sand Creek High School at approximately 10:25 a.m. The school was evacuated. For details on release, click here. 


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District Updates

  • NEW Mobile APP

    To welcome a new year, and students back to campus, School District 49 is launching a mobile app for smartphone users. Those who download the app will find a wealth of information at their fingertips. D49 families will receive important notifications as well as having the option of logging into the app to get up to the minute information about their students, including grades, attendance and account balances.

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  • UPDATE: Closure- November 12, 2018

    Due to wintery weather conditions, District 49 is now closed for Monday, November 12, 2018. Falcon High School will remain on an E-learning day schedule, and Springs Studio will have a virtual schedule.

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  • The mission of the Sand Creek High School community, dedicated to excellence, is to empower learners with rigorous and varied academic and co-curricular opportunities to be successful global citizens. Sand Creek High School will become a community of excellence.

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  • 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.