2017-2018 News

  • Falcon Education Foundation Awards $31,000 For Learning in District 49

    Sandi Esparsen, Falcon Education Foundation secretary, receives a plaque of appreciation from District 49 Board of Education President Nov. 9 after awarding just under $31,000 to educators across District 49 for innovative and unique learning opportunities.

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  • Falcons Break Ground to Soar Higher

    “Career and technical education is more than a buzz word,” said JaDee Harsma, DLR Group project architect and design leader for the addition. “It’s the pathway to prepare students for college and career. We fully embrace this idea. We design spaces that enable this concept of applied learning and allow for new programs and coursework in the future.”

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  • Senior FHS Baseball Player Signs Baseball NLI to Garden City Community College

    Falcon High School senior Darrian Escobar-Winter signs his National Letter of Intent to play Division I NJCAA baseball, at Garden City Community College in Kansas.

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  • Falcon High School Homecoming About Fanfare, Family

    Falcon High School celebrated homecoming festivities Sept. 22 with a football game and tradition. “It’s about a bunch of students coming together and celebrating school spirit,” shared Tyler McCormick, 15, tenth grader.

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  • Falcon High School Juniors Defeat Seniors at Peach Fuzz Volleyball

    Juniors celebrate a win during a peach fuzz volleyball game Sept. 20 at Falcon High School in District 49. After three games of boys coached by the girls volleyball team, juniors defeated seniors, 2-1

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  • Districts Unite to Help High School Students Find Career Paths

    Vista Ridge High School twelfth-grader Darian Taylor, 17, talks with A&B Bank representative Becky Moore, at the District 49 and School District 11, College and Career Fair, Sept 14 at Cheyenne Mountain Resort.

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  • Student Board of Representatives Brings Voice of Customers Directly to Board of Education

    A group of 18 students, several from each district high school, volunteered to serve on the student board of representatives, adding the student voice to the district’s governance process through the community’s elected representatives. The student representatives were chosen by their teachers and peers to help bring a student voice to the district’s governing processes.

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  • 'We're All In This Together': FHS Orientation

    Marissa Edmonds, 17, Falcon High School twelfth-grader and link crew team member, shares her high school experience with incoming freshmen Aug. 1. Link crew members welcomed the FHS Class of 2021 under the 'We're All In This Together' theme.

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2016-2017 News

  • 2017 Teachers of the Year Honored

    Heather Reading, kindergarten teacher, is recognized as Remington Elementary School’s Teacher of the Year during ‘Fantastic 49’ ahead of a monthly Board of Education meeting June 8 in District 49.

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  • Busy Construction Season Blasts Off with Wall-Breaking Ceremony

    The walls at Sand Creek High School started tumbling down on June 6 when the community came together for a groundbreaking, or rather “wall breaking,” ceremony at the school. Administrators, students, and board members took turns knocking down walls to make way for a variety of school improvements and additions. The event marked the official kick-off for $83.5 million of projects across District 49 made possible by ballot issue 3B. Last November, voters overwhelmingly approved 3B by a 2 to 1 margin.

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  • Special Olympics Brings Social and Physical Support for Students in Extended School Year Program

    Representatives from the southeast Colorado Special Olympics regional office taught bocce ball to students enrolled in District 49's extended school year program June 7 at Sand Creek High School. The extended year program serves qualifying students with special needs for four weeks at the beginning of the traditional summer break. The program focuses on retaining information and skills that students learn during the traditional school year. The extra learning helps increase retention and ensures a strong start to the school year. "When we are in the classroom we are working hard on reading and math," said Bridgette Martin, ESY coordinator for secondary students. "A lot of the students have social goals too and this is a practical and fun way to work on those goals."

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  • FHS Graduates Look Ahead With Ambition, Courage

    Falcon High School graduates prepare for a commencement ceremony May 27 at the Broadmoor World Arena 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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FHS Updates

  • One Act Play Postponed 

    Due to Winter Weather, Before we Go One Act play has been postponed. Please watch for an update on a rescheduled date. 


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  • Playoff basketball is here! Come cheer on your Falcons! 


    Join us to cheer on your Lady Falcons at 7:00pm on Tuesday February 20 and the boys on Saturday February 24 at 7:00 pm. 


    General admission - $8.00

    Students(K-12) and Senior Citizens(60 and older)- $6.00
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  • District 49 Mens Basketball Champs! 

    Congratulate your Falcon Boys as the District 49 Champs! Your Falcons took down Rival Sand Creek on February 7th to capture the coveted D49 Trophy!


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  • Gazette: A bird, a plane? No, a rocket: Eastern Colorado school kids learn STEM from JROTC cadets

    Thick autumn clouds spitting rain were of no interest to 145 elementary students in Miami-Yoder School District JT-60 Wednesday. Their attention was riveted on tiny specks that hovered 200 feet above before cascading to the ground. "It's a good white background to see the rockets - we won't lose them in the glare of the sun," said Principal Sheila Hartley, eyes cast upward. With the help of 13 students from the Aero Club of the Air Force Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps at Falcon High School, 32 youngsters in Miami-Yoder's Rocket Club each pushed a button and launched the Estes model rockets they had built over the past month.

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  • FHS Wellness Success Story

    As the school year winds down we are celebrating the efforts to maintain health and wellness for students and staff at Falcon High School.

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District Updates

  • Two-hour delay, February 21, 2018

    District 49 will be on a two-hour delay for February 21, 2018. Falcon High School will be on an E-Learning Day schedule.

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  • UPDATE: CLOSURE Feb. 20, 2018

    District 49 will be closed Feb. 20, 2018. Falcon High School will have an e-learning day for Feb. 20

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Falcon High School

  • The Falcon High School community is dedicated to educating our students in a safe and supportive learning environment and to developing responsible 21st century citizens through innovative educational programs.

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.