WE GIVE OUR KIDS THE WORLD
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.
Eighth grade students at Horizon Middle School hosted second-graders from each of the three Sand Creek Zone elementary schools May 3 for a science show. In addition to helping the second-graders learn, the science show is an opportunity for the HMS students to learn and practice leadership skills.
Ninth-grader Andy Hong, 15, explains the health risk of using tobacco products during a health and wellness expo April 25 at Sand Creek High School in District 49. The annual expo unites local advocates for healthy choices with families from Sand Creek Zone elementary, middle and high schools.
“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.”
"They shop for their brothers and sisters," said RJ Berry, bus driver, "not even knowing they have anything waiting for them."
"We enjoy the opportunity to see the artwork from our students across the district," said Gene Hammond, District 49 transportation director. "To see the importance of safety on our buses through the eyes of those we serve reminds us of the important job we do each day."
Bricyn Ward, apprentice firefighter from the Cimarron Hills Fire Department, stands as Jermaine Frye, firefighter and paramedic, describes personal protective equipment during a visit with preschoolers May 24 at Evans International Elementary School in District 49.
Second-grader Isabelle Bailey, 7, and eighth-grader Xavier Archuleta, 14, build a biosphere during the “Biosphere 3” field trip May 5 at Horizon Middle School. The field trip’s purpose was to present various components of science to the younger students.
Choir students from nine elementary schools performed at the District 49 Music Festival on May 3.
The Walking Classroom - Bryan Mickelson, physical education teacher, secured a grant this year for The Walking Classroom. The Walking Classroom is an award-winning non-profit program that strengthens the physical, mental, and academic health of students while they walk, listen, and learn. Learn more on the leadership updates page.
Boosterthon Update - Thank you for supporting our students in The Wildcat Prowl! The students had a fantastic time running 35 laps to raise money for a new school marquee!
Starting May 1, student accounts must be funded to purchase meals. No students will be allowed to charge additional debt to their meal account. While District 49 often affords flexibility for young children in its elementary schools, each school year must end with all accounts current.