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2016-2017 News

  • District 49 Special Needs Students Learn Fishing Skills

    Retiring adaptive physical education teacher Bonnie Mendenhall shows Sand Creek High School tenth grader Brendan Ellis,15, how to cast, May 11 at the 10th annual District 49 Fishing Day event for special needs students at Prospect Lake in Colorado Springs.

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  • Celebrating our Educators: Teacher Appreciation Week 2017

    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.

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  • Skyview Middle School Students Participate in Health and Wellness Expo

    “We’re trying to get kids to just see the goodness in being active and eating healthy so they can have a better day,” said Roddy Lewis, 14, at the Health and Wellness Expo at Skyview Middle School March 17.

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  • District 49 Middle School Students Explore Their Pathways at College and Career Fair

    Over 850 middle school students from District 49 attended the district’s second annual “College and Career Fair” on Nov. 15 in Colorado Springs.

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  • SMS Honor Choir Students March With Veterans

    Skyview Middle School honor choir students joined retired military members for the Colorado Springs Veterans Day Parade, Nov. 5. The students marched with members of The Enlisted Association, Chapter 1 from Colorado Springs.

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2015-2016 News

  • Exploring Colorado: Camp Helps Students Develop Language, Friendships

    Emmanuel Lozano Padilla, 13, wraps duct tape around PVC pipes for a shelter concept June 3 outside the Creekside Success Center in District 49. Originally from El Salvador, he previously attended schools in Mexico.

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  • Student Achievement Honored During “Fantastic 49”

    Students from Sand Creek High School, Skyview Middle School and Falcon High School were honored during “Fantastic 49” achievements ahead of a monthly board meeting May 12 in District 49.

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  • Game on! Student Demand Creates Game Design Pathway at VRHS

    “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.”

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  • High School Students Help Middle Schoolers Learn To Lead

    "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."

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  • Planet or Not? That is the Question

    Eighth-graders Summer Brownsberger, 13, and Ryan Foster, 13, study a professional letter template Feb. 26 at Skyview Middle School. Students in Jennifer Newberg’s eighth grade science class have been studying space, researching the 2006 controversy of Pluto losing it’s status as a planet.

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SMS Updates

  • Summer School will be held from June 5th - June 30th.  

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  • May Newsletter: Download the May Newsletter for all the latest news and events happening at Skyview Middle School.


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  • Pikes Peak Communinity College is having a Cyber Camp, Cyberwarrior Princess, for middle school girls.  The dates are June 19 -23.


     

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  • Yearbooks are still on sale!  Even though online ordering has closed, we will have about 200 to sell.  The cost is $35.00 and order forms are being sent home with students and will be in the office.


     

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  • Skate City Skate City Summer Cards will be on sale in the office starting May 1st.  Buy a card for just $3.00 and skate for just a $1.00 per session all summer!


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  • Volunteer Information

    • All fingerprints are collected & processed in the HR department - NOT the police station.  
    • A Raptor volunteer application must be filled out online. (Can be done prior to arriving in the HR department.)  
    • Volunteer Opportunities and application link
    • Cost is $20 - cash, check, or credit card are accepted.
    • Fingerprint hours are 8:15 - 10:15 a.m. & 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
    • Please follow the procedure on the attached document.  
    • Volunteer Workflow chart
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  • Pikes Peak Community College Teen College Cover Pikes Peak Community College Teen College: Explore your interests in fun college programs that can lead to cool careers. Sessions run weekly, with morning, afternoon or all-day sessions. When you sign up for same day morning and afternoon courses, lunch is provided. You can design a comic book, create something using a 3-D printer, build a robot, feed a boa constrictor, or make a gourmet dessert. Learn more at PPCC.edu/teencollge or download the course guide.


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  • HRS Award Learn about what this certification means for students and families at Skyview Middle School. HRS Certification Letter


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District Updates

  • Pikes Peak Regional Law Enforcement Teen Academy

    The Colorado Springs Police Department, the Fountain Police Department, and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office are pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Pikes Peak Regional Law Enforcement Teen Academy. The Pikes Peak Regional Law Enforcement Teen Academy provides young adults with a unique opportunity to learn about the operations of regional law enforcement agencies in El Paso County.

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  • School Meal Accounts Must Have Funds in May

    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.

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Skyview Middle School

The Skyview Middle School community provides an interdisciplinary education that develops the attitude, skills and knowledge needed for the 21st century.

School District 49

Financial Transparency District 49 prepares students, in a safe and caring environment, to be successful, competent and productive citizens in a global society. Our teachers, administrators and staff members are committed to the creation of educational environments where all children can maximize their individual learning potential. Further, we are committed to meeting students' needs in all domains: academic, social and physical. An emphasis in all activities will be toward empowering students to take an active role in their own learning.
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