RESPECT, RESPONSIBILITY, INTEGRITY
Robin introduced several effective teaching strategies focused on formative assessment as she modeled a sequence of lessons on enzyme activity,” said Sandy Smith, a former SCHS instructor currently teaching in the Falcon Homeschool Program. “The experience was well-received by the participants, with many indicating their intent to incorporate one or more of the strategies in their own teaching.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Link Crew sponsor Eric Bauer welcomes the Sand Creek Class of 2021, Aug. 1 at Sand Creek High School.
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.
Representatives from the southeast Colorado Special Olympics regional office taught bocce ball to students enrolled in District 49's extended school year program June 7 at Sand Creek High School. The extended year program serves qualifying students with special needs for four weeks at the beginning of the traditional summer break. The program focuses on retaining information and skills that students learn during the traditional school year. The extra learning helps increase retention and ensures a strong start to the school year. "When we are in the classroom we are working hard on reading and math," said Bridgette Martin, ESY coordinator for secondary students. "A lot of the students have social goals too and this is a practical and fun way to work on those goals."
Sand Creek High School graduates prepare for a commencement ceremony May 27 at the Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs.
Members of the Sand Creek High School Class of 2017 visited elementary and middle schools in caps and gowns May 17 to thank former teachers and inspire younger students. Some of the young studentes gave high fives while others shook hands or waved signs. "Congratulations," said one young student. "Good luck in college," yelled another.
Homecoming tickets are on sale NOW during both lunches! We take cash or check.
Tshirts are also available! $10 for short sleeve and $15 for long sleeve!
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Varsity Softball @ Palmer Ridge HS
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM CANCELLED - JV Softball @ Palmer Ridge HS
6:00 PM Homecoming: Peach Fuzz
10:30 AM Homecoming Week - Hand on the Scorp
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Boys JV Soccer vs Englewood HS
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Boys Varsity Soccer vs Englewood HS
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Boys Tennis @ Fountain Ft Carson HS
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Cancelled - C Squad Football vs Pueblo Centennial HS
6:00 PM Homecoming Week - Chili Cookoff
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Varsity Football vs Pueblo Centennial HS
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Boys Tennis @ Fountain Ft Carson HS
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM JV Football @ Pueblo Centennial HS
District 49 Board of Education directors named Pedro Almeida the sole finalist for the vacant chief operations officer position Sept. 16 by a unanimous vote (5-0) at the conclusion of a special meeting. Prior to the vote, Almeida and two other finalists presented their vision for the operations department and responded to questions from board directors. “I was very impressed with the number of candidates we had,” said Kevin Butcher, board treasurer. “We had a very impressive short list. We had three very qualified, strong candidates and I’m grateful to everybody who participated in the process.”
District 49 is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our children and staff. We completed multiple projects this summer; where we hired a licensed asbestos removal contractor to remove some of the asbestos containing material from five of six schools. As we complete more projects in the future, we will continue to abate it until all of it has been removed. If you have any questions, please contact Tara Carey at 719.494.8934.