2016-2017 News

  • BOE Honors Culinary Arts Student For Resiliency

    As he approached the podium to address the BOE directors, Joey Templeton, 17, Patriot High School eleventh-grader, was overcome with emotion. “I really haven’t had a proud life for myself,” said Joey, “and this is a moment where I should be really happy. This program itself has directly changed my life a lot and it’s a great thing for not only this school but for my district. It will help the progression of students at-risk and I appreciate all of you giving us a chance to excel in this.”

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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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  • PHS Students Share Artwork with Community

    Tenth-grader Angela Pretzeus, 16, shares her artwork during a final presentation Dec. 15 at Patriot High School.

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  • District 49 High School Students Attend College and Career Fair

    District 49 high school students attended the second annual College and Career Fair on Nov. 16 in Colorado Springs.

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  • Students Prepare, Serve Thanksgiving Feast to Community Members

    Tenth-grader Ayden Marshall, 16, serves meals to senior citizens during a Thanksgiving feast Nov. 18 at Patriot High School.

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2015-2016 News

  • Patriot Learning Center Graduation, 2016

    More than 70 graduates and GED recipients were honored May 26 at the school.

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  • PLC Students Volunteer at Dog Mill Rescue

    Eighth-grader Cody Witt, 13, pets a rescued dog at the National Dog Mill Rescue March 11 in Peyton, Colo. Patriot Learning Center students volunteer at the NDMR once a month during the school year, completing tasks like folding towels and sorting donations. They also get to socialize with with the dogs.

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  • Seniors, Students Gather for Thanksgiving Feast

    Sixth-grader Shane Avery, 11, shares a meal with Juanita Porter during a Thanksgiving feast Nov. 19 at Patriot Learning Center.

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  • Eighth-graders Donate Time to Local Soup Kitchen

    Eighth-grader Jonathon Mcgruder, 14, serves food Nov. 5 at the Marion House Soup Kitchen. Jonathan was volunteering with classmates from Patriot Learning Center in District 49.

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  • Former Tomb Guard Explains Service, Sacrifice

    Students shake hands with Thomas Tudor, president of the Society of the Honor Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, after a presentation about Arlington National Cemetery for middle school students Oct. 5 at Patriot Learning Center in District 49.

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PHS Updates

  • PHS students track their steps during weightlifting class April 24. Health and Wellness Update: As the school year winds down, check out all the health and wellness activities that we've been doing this year at Patriot High School. Learn about it on the health and wellness page.

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  • Important Senior Dates
    May 15- Distribution of Caps and Gowns in the caferteria at lunch time

    May 17- Senior trip to Boondocks. 9am-2pm Please return your permission slips by 16th of May with the fee of $16 to Kim Bourgois

    May 18- Senior finals! Please make sure you are at school on this day!

    May 19- Senior breakfast in the gym from 8:30-10:30. Each senior is welcome to bring 2 guests with them. NO COST. We look forward to seeing everyone there. Please make sure your student attends, this is considered a school day.


    May 25- Graduation is at Creekside gym 3850 Pony Tracks Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80922. Students MUST be at Creekside by 4:30 NO LATER. We look forward to celebrating your acheivement of completing high school. Congrats to the CLASS of 2017! "business attire" required

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  • PHS culinary students cater a barn dance, earning valuable workplace experience. Culinary Arts Students Serve Up Saucy BBQ at Sequins and Stars Barn Dance: From creating the recipies to serving as caterers, visit the leadership updates page to see how our students served a local church community and gained valuable workplace experience and skills.

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Upcoming Events

District Updates

  • Pikes Peak Regional Law Enforcement Teen Academy

    The Colorado Springs Police Department, the Fountain Police Department, and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office are pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Pikes Peak Regional Law Enforcement Teen Academy. The Pikes Peak Regional Law Enforcement Teen Academy provides young adults with a unique opportunity to learn about the operations of regional law enforcement agencies in El Paso County.

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  • School Meal Accounts Must Have Funds in May

    Starting May 1, student accounts must be funded to purchase meals. No students will be allowed to charge additional debt to their meal account. While District 49 often affords flexibility for young children in its elementary schools, each school year must end with all accounts current.

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Patriot High School

Patriot High School prepares students for emotional, social and academic success through community service, small class sizes and individualized educational opportunities. We use a relationship-based approach to ensure educational relevance and academic rigor. Our students move on to become active and contributing members of society.

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.