WHERE EAGLES REACH FOR THE STARS
Over 850 middle school students from District 49 attended the district’s second annual “College and Career Fair” on Nov. 15 in Colorado Springs.
Sixth-grader Carla Hagan, 11, and eighth-grader Jaden Barney, 13, participate in a WEB day “straw game” Aug. 1 at Skyview Middle School.
Emmanuel Lozano Padilla, 13, wraps duct tape around PVC pipes for a shelter concept June 3 outside the Creekside Success Center in District 49. Originally from El Salvador, he previously attended schools in Mexico.
“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.”
"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."
Eighth-graders Summer Brownsberger, 13, and Ryan Foster, 13, study a professional letter template Feb. 26 at Skyview Middle School. Students in Jennifer Newberg’s eighth grade science class have been studying space, researching the 2006 controversy of Pluto losing it’s status as a planet.
Pikes Peak Community College Teen College: Explore your interests in fun college programs that can lead to cool careers. Sessions run weekly, with morning, afternoon or all-day sessions. When you sign up for same day morning and afternoon courses, lunch is provided. You can design a comic book, create something using a 3-D printer, build a robot, feed a boa constrictor, or make a gourmet dessert. Learn more at PPCC.edu/teencollge or download the course guide.
Skyview yearbooks are now on sale - You can purchase a yearbook at at the lifetouch website, using the yearbook code 6420517. Do NOT bring money to school as that is no longer a way to purchase the yearbook. A softcover yearbook is $30 and a hardcover yearbook is $35. Thanks for your continued support of Skyview's yearbook program!
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM District 49 Night with the Nuggets
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Track practice begins
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM Freddy's Night (PTSA Fundraiser)
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM Track @ Vista Ridge High School