CREATE, IMAGINE, BUILD AND EXPLORE
Hunter Romero, 11, walks back to his seat May 25 after receiving the Dave Pratt Citizenship Award, the highest honor that can be bestowed on a Remington Elementary School student. The award was named after Pratt, a former Colorado Springs Police Department officer when he conducted the D.A.R.E. program in the 1990s. Pratt currently serves as a safety and security specialist in District 49.
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.
“This is our world art festival and we want to broaden horizons and open the world up to our community,” says Angela Reid, RES fine arts instructor. “We want to foster appreciation.”
Eighth grade students at Horizon Middle School hosted second-graders from each of the three Sand Creek Zone elementary schools May 3 for a science show. In addition to helping the second-graders learn, the science show is an opportunity for the HMS students to learn and practice leadership skills.
Ninth-grader Andy Hong, 15, explains the health risk of using tobacco products during a health and wellness expo April 25 at Sand Creek High School in District 49. The annual expo unites local advocates for healthy choices with families from Sand Creek Zone elementary, middle and high schools.
RES Students Dig Working In The Garden: Remington Elementray School third-graders recently completed lessons in plant science, focused on the relationship to growing food. On May 9, representatives from Can You Dig It? helped culminate the curriculum in the RES learning garden. wThe Can You Dig It? curriculum was used as part of the unit. Students worked soil in the raised garden beds and planted lettuce while discussing how nutrients mis with water and move from the soil to plant roots and stems.
Water Hydration Stations at Remington: Remington’s health and wellness team was able to install 2 water bottle filling hydration stations. These water stations allow our students to fill up their water bottles throughout the school day. The water stations help keep our students healthy and hydrated while allowing students to reuse water bottles. Everyone has loved using the hydration station. Learn more on the leadership updates page.
Beginning Monday, June 5, free meals are available at Evans International Elementary School. The breakfast and lunch services are part of the USDA summer food service program. Breakfast and lunch are provided to all children in District 49, ages 1-18, for free.
With nearly three years of success in Sand Creek Zone, District 49’s Kids’ Corner is set to become the district’s premier choice for before and after school activities and care. Kids' Corner will officially open districtwide June 1, as summer camps kick off.