A LEARNING SOLUTIONS HUB
Third-grader Landon Gaytan, 9, makes bubbles using dish soap and dry ice May 25 at Rocky Mountain Classical Academy in District 49.
“The greatest lesson taught in high school is the ability to persevere through all things,” said Jacob Leslie, 17, facing his classmates and hundreds of family and friends. “High school isn’t just about what we learn. It’s about persevering and pushing through when it’s difficult.”
“Hi, I’m Beau and I’m nine-years-old,” said Beau Leach, third-grader, extending his hand to Matt Isner, a mechanic and owner of Timing Belt King, a local automotive repair shop. Beau pitched a closet system that automatically sorts and organizes clothes by color, the entrepreneur explained his costs of doing business and the profit margin of his product. “I charge 105 dollars for my product,” said Beau. “It costs 46 dollars to make and I have a profit of 59 dollars.”
“If your dreams don’t scare you, then what’s the point?” said ShaeLynn Rickert, student commencement speaker, speaking from the podium, facing her classmates and hundreds of family and friends. “Go and get that dream.”
“I simply need to say thank you to not only Ms. Bonavita but to the teachers at both Springs Studio and at PPEC,” said Alexandra Stoller, 17, twelfth-grader at Pikes Peak Early College . “Even as I’ve become more college than high school, I still have teachers asking, ‘How are you doing?’ or, ‘Is there anything I can help with?’ and there is nothing better than that.”
All District charter school applicants must file this intent to apply form with the District by March 16, 2018 before submitting an application to the Board of Education. This provides formal notice to the Falcon 49 School District regarding the applicant’s intention to submit a new school proposal to open in the 2019-2020 school year.
The deadline for applications is May 1, 2018; therefore, the Intent to Apply form must be submitted no later than close of business of March 16, 2018. The intent to apply form may be returned by in person to the iConnect Zone office at 3850 Pony Tracks Dr., Colorado Springs, CO 80922 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. This form should also be the first document included in the charter school application.
Cold, wet and snowy weather began moving into our area this evening and will likely continue through much of the night into Wednesday morning. Due to these conditions, District 49 is on a two-hour delay for Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. Falcon High School will be on an E-learning day schedule.