PURSUIT OF EXCELLENCE
Parents, Teachers and Staff from District 49 joined local community experts to learn more about social and emotional wellness for themselves and thier students. Five breakout sessions were offered which included Love and Logic, Signs of Suicide, Cyber Bullying, Coping Skills, and Yoga.
Paul Beyer, a senior at SCHS, went out of his way to ensure that community members had what they needed, when visiting the building, being kind to those in need, and going above and beyond his duties as a student.
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!
“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.
“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!”
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.
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.
Seventeen D49 teachers received accolades from principals, and recommendations from students and parents to prompt selection as their school’s Teacher of the Year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Check out the wrestling team's fundraiser for selling Creek Gear! $9 of every item sold goes back to the team
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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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8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Wrestling Tournament @ Coronado HS
2:45 PM - 6:00 PM AFJROTC - Commanders Call
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Boys Basketball @ Palmer Ridge HS
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM Girls Basketball vs Palmer Ridge HS
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Wrestling Tournament @ Coronado HS
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM Rescheduled - Girls Basketball @ Discovery Canyon HS
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Boys Basketball vs Falcon HS
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM Girls Basketball @ Falcon HS
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Wrestling vs TBA
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Boys Basketball @ Discovery Canyon HS
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM Girls Basketball vs Discovery Canyon HS
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Boys Basketball vs Air Academy HS
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM Girls Basketball @ Air Academy HS
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Wrestling vs Manitou Springs
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Wrestling @ Woodland Park HS
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Boys Basketball vs Lewis Palmer HS
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM Girls Basketball @ Lewis Palmer HS
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM AFJROTC Service Learning
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.