CREATE, IMAGINE, BUILD AND EXPLORE
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.
“This is our world art festival and we want to broaden horizons and open the world up to our community,” says Angela Reid, RES fine arts instructor. “We want to foster appreciation.”
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.”
"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."
The Mustangs shine on News 5 at noon after getting a weather lesson from News 5 meteorologist Jessica Van Meter.
Choir students from nine elementary schools performed at the District 49 Music Festival on May 3.
Fifth-grader Lily Lyons, 11, turns her thumb up with a team from Evans International Elementary School during a regional Battle of the Books competition April 14 at Colorado College in Colorado Springs.
RES Students Dig Working In The Garden: Remington Elementray School third-graders recently completed lessons in plant science, focused on the relationship to growing food. On May 9, representatives from Can You Dig It? helped culminate the curriculum in the RES learning garden. wThe Can You Dig It? curriculum was used as part of the unit. Students worked soil in the raised garden beds and planted lettuce while discussing how nutrients mis with water and move from the soil to plant roots and stems.
Water Hydration Stations at Remington: Remington’s health and wellness team was able to install 2 water bottle filling hydration stations. These water stations allow our students to fill up their water bottles throughout the school day. The water stations help keep our students healthy and hydrated while allowing students to reuse water bottles. Everyone has loved using the hydration station. Learn more on the leadership updates page.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Kindergarten Graduation
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM 5th Grade Graduation
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Colorado Springs Get Outdoors Day
With nearly three years of success in Sand Creek Zone, District 49’s Kids’ Corner is set to become the district’s premier choice for before and after school activities and care. Kids' Corner will officially open districtwide June 1, as summer camps kick off.
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.