LIFE LONG QUEST FOR KNOWLEDGE
Wendi Sidney, learning services administrative assistant, is honored during "Fantastic 49" recognition March 9, ahead of a Board of Education meeting in District 49. “I’m honored to be a part of this team and come to work every day,” said Sidney. “It’s very fulfilling to help our students and families.”
Flanked by JROTC cadets from Falcon High School and Sand Creek High School, Falcon High School cadet Sylvia Conquest, 18, addresses the audience at the 10th annual “Dane Balcon Drill Competition,” Feb 11 at Falcon High School.
Twelfth-grader Alex Polignano, 17, signs a letter of intent Feb. 1 during National Signing Day activities at Falcon High School in District 49. Alex will soon play soccer for Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kan. She’s interested in studying education, and becoming an elementary school teacher. “
"They shop for their brothers and sisters," said RJ Berry, bus driver, "not even knowing they have anything waiting for them."
District 49 high school students attended the second annual College and Career Fair on Nov. 16 in Colorado Springs.
About 300 Falcon High School graduates received diplomas May 28 during a commencement ceremony at The Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs.
"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."
Strong FHS Showing at 2017 Colorado HOSA State Leadership Conference- More than 750 secondary and post-secondary students interested in health care careers attended the HOSA State Leadership Conference from March 7-9 in Denver. FHS students earned medals in six events, qualifying to represent Colorado HOSA at the HOSA International Leadership Conference in June 21-24 in Orlando, Fla. Read more on the Academy of Health Sciences page.
Girls' Basketball Earns District 49 Gold Ball - The Lady Falcons beat the Sand Creek Scorpions 56-46 at Sand Creek High School Feb. 10 to earn their first District 49 gold ball since 1998. The Lady Falcons were led by seniors Jade Adams, who scored 18 points, and Hanna Diaz, who dropped 17.
The District 49 championship trophy is earned by the District 49 team with the best in-district record. With the victory against the Lady Scorpions, Falcon ended the season with an undeafeted record (4-0) in District 49 play.
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM District 49 Night with the Nuggets
Whiteout and blizzard conditions caused the closure of several roads in the Pikes Peak region March 24. U.S. Highway 24 was closed in both directions from Constitution Avenue in Colorado Springs to Interstate 70 in Limon for several hours during the morning commute.
Four community meetings were held in early March to discuss the most efficient use of the new school to be built in Falcon Zone. Watch the meeting held at Falcon Middle School.