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2016-2017 News

  • Vista Ridge Boys' Track and Field Sprints to Second State Championsip

    The Vista Ridge High School Boys' Track and Field Team earns the school’s second state track and field championship May 21 at Jefferson County Stadium in Lakewood. The state finals meet was postponed and shortened to two days for the first time in history. The Wolves, led by strong efforts from their sprinters, ran away with the state title, scoring 93.5 points. Air Academy High School in District 20 was second with 58 points.

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  • BOE Honors Senior Set to Earn Associate's Degree and High School Diploma

    “Meleah is the first student in District 49 to complete her Associates of Arts and Business while completing her high school degree at the same time,” said Elisabeth Fisk, Vista Ridge High School concurrent enrollment dean during her introduction. Meleah earned college credit in high school through concurrent enrollment, a program for students to earn free college credits on high school and college campuses while completing high school graduation requirements.

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  • Student-Athletes Celebrate National Signing Day

    Twelfth-graders Jalen Sami, 17, and Philip Tuiava, 17, prepare to sign letters of intent Feb. 1 during National Signing Day at Vista Ridge High School. Jalen will play football at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colo., and Philip will play football at Eastern NM University in Portales, N.M.

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  • VRHS Soccer Player Signs Letter of Intent

    Twelfth-grader Joel Walker, 18, celebrates signing a letter of intent with his sister, Denise Walker, Dec. 15 at Vista Ridge High School

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  • VRHS Senior Signs Letter of Intent

    Twelfth-grader Lexi DeJong, 17, signs a letter of intent Dec. 9 at Vista Ridge High School. Lexi will play softball at Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa.

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2015-2016 News

  • Class of 2016: VRHS Marks Milestones, Considers Future

    More than 300 Vista Ridge High School graduates received diplomas May 28 during a commencement ceremony at The Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs.

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  • VRHS Student Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

    Twelfth-graders Louis Quinones, 18, and Elway Tubbs, 18, prepare to sign letters of intent May 6 at Vista Ridge High School.

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  • FOX 21: New Partnership Leads Blind Runner to State Championships

    Caleb Gilbert, VRHS eleventh-grader, is legally blind, but that doesn’t stop him from pursuing his passions. “You just have to go for it,” he said. So in his junior year, Gilbert decided to compete in track and field.

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  • Game on! Student Demand Creates Game Design Pathway at VRHS

    “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.”

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  • High School Students Help Middle Schoolers Learn To Lead

    "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."

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2014-2015 News

  • VRHS Student Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

    Twelfth-graders Louis Quinones, 18, and Elway Tubbs, 18, sign letters of intent May 6 at Vista Ridge High School.

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  • Teachers of the Year Awarded During ‘Fantastic 49’

    Andrea Aragon, teacher at Ridgeview Elementary School, receives a teacher of the year award June 11 during a Board of Education meeting June 11 in District 49.

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  • Student Athletes Accept Awards at Vista Ridge High School

    Twelfth-grader Kellie Mrofcza,17, accepts the alpha award May 12 during the 2015 Athletic Awards Ceremony at Vista Ridge High School.

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  • Take Me Fishing!

    The ninth annual fishing event for students with special needs was held May 7 at Prospect Lake in Memorial Park. Gross and fine motor skills, fish biology and habitat, knot tying and water pollution were featured as part of the curriculum for the event.

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  • Students Sign Letters of Intent at VRHS

    Twelfth-graders Malik Hollier,18, and Tyler Hunt,17, prepare to sign letters of intent April 21 at Vista Ridge High School.

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  • Families Gather to Explore Science, Inspire Children

    Eleventh-grader Natalie Roman, 17, teaches Nathaniel Jones-Brown, 7, about anatomy during a family science night March 20 at Vista Ridge High School in District 49.

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  • 49 Pathways: Concurrent Enrollment

    Increasing numbers of District 49 students are taking college courses while in high school. Science teachers from District 49 high schools and Pikes Peak Community College department chairs and science professors met March 13 to discuss how both organizations can best serve this group of students.

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  • Students, Staff Commended for ECC Summit Support

    Linda Hunt-Stone, Educating Children of Color Student Ambassador Program chair, offers her gratitude during “Fantastic 49” recognition March 12, ahead of a monthly Board of Education meeting in District 49.

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  • Gilbert Honored by BOE for Academic Progress, Educational Leadership

    Tenth-grader Caleb Gilbert, 15, of Vista Ridge High School explains how assistive technologies have supported his academic career during “Fantastic 49” recognition Feb. 12, ahead of a monthly Board of Education meeting in District 49.

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  • Wolfpack Theatre Company Continues To Grow, Shines In Harvey

    Wolf Pack Theatre students perform Harvey in the Vista Ridge black box theatre.

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2013-2014 News

  • District 49 BOE Honors Vista Ridge High School CyberPatriot Team

    Dave Shiller, president of the Air Force Association Lance P. Sijan Chapter, recognizes Vista Ridge High School CyberPatriot students for their state placements during a Board of Education meeting May 8 in Falcon School District 49.

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