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Twelfth-graders Jalen Sami, 17, and Philip Tuiava, 17, prepare to sign letters of intent Feb. 1 during National Signing Day at Vista Ridge High School. Jalen will play football at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colo., and Philip will play football at Eastern NM University in Portales, N.M.
District 49 high school students attended the second annual College and Career Fair on Nov. 16 in Colorado Springs.
More than 300 Vista Ridge High School graduates received diplomas May 28 during a commencement ceremony at The Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs.
Caleb Gilbert, VRHS eleventh-grader, is legally blind, but that doesn’t stop him from pursuing his passions. “You just have to go for it,” he said. So in his junior year, Gilbert decided to compete in track and field.
“We learned how to push ourselves to make stuff and learn how to use the resources at hand,” said Isaac Fraire, an eleventh-grader who served as a programmer for the team. Isaac explained that this isn’t like a traditional class, “there isn’t one figure, one person who we could always go to and ask for help.”
"A leader doesn't have to be perfect," said Sophia Mayhugh, seventh grade at Springs Studio for Academic Excellence when asked what she learned at the annual District 49 Middle School Leadership Conference at Sand Creek High School April 15. "A leader makes mistakes, but always tries to do the next right thing."
April 20 & 21 at 7:00PM, April 22nd at 2:00PM and 7:00PM at Vista Ridge High School
All tickets are sold at the door- doors open at 1:30 and 6:30
Friday April 7th From 5:30 - 8:00PM
And so Much more!
Please see the information below for Vista's upcoming testing information beginning next week.
April 14th, Friday:
The buses will be running on their regular schedule on both of these testing days.
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.