WE ARE CREW, NOT PASSENGERS
“It’s wonderful watching the building take shape, and even more exciting as I meet the people – the students, teachers, staff, and families – who will be the heart of this place,” said Todd Morse, head of school.
“If you want to be awesome at something, to be a champion at something, you’ve got to work at it,” said Andrew Booth, performing a series of yo-yo tricks during "The NED Show" March 17 at Rocky Mountain Classical Academy. “You can’t just learn to walk the dog with your yo-yo right away, you have to practice.”
More than 500 students, family members, staff and community members attended the event, organized by Ariel Collins, third-grade teacher and amateur astronomer.
"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."
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.
After three days of closures following an historic winter storm in north easter El Paso County, students returned to class Feb. 4 in District 49.
Fifth-grader Ian Stratil, 10, explains the life and legacy of Patrick Henry during gallery night presentations Dec. 17 at Pikes Peak School of Expeditionary Learning in District 49. Fifth-graders were demonstrating their content mastery and presentation skills, as developed during their “The Story of U.S.” expedition.
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.