WHERE EAGLES REACH FOR THE STARS
“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.
Over 850 middle school students from District 49 attended the district’s second annual “College and Career Fair” on Nov. 15 in Colorado Springs.
Sixth-grader Carla Hagan, 11, and eighth-grader Jaden Barney, 13, participate in a WEB day “straw game” Aug. 1 at Skyview Middle School.
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.
“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."
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.
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.
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Softball vs. Cheyenne Mtn. Jr. High @ Skyview
3:45 PM - 5:45 PM Softball @ Carson
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM Track @ TCA
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Softball vs. Canon City @ Skyview
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Incoming 6th Grade Parent Night
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Softball @ Falcon
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM Track @ Falcon Middle School
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Skate City
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Softball @ Fremont
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM PTSA Meeting
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Night of the Stars (6th & 7th Awards - invitation only)
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM Freddy's Night (PTSA Fundraiser)
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.