A SPECIAL PLACE FOR EVERYONE
Staff across District 49 dedicate themselves to helping both students and colleagues. At the heart of how they treat each other and their work is the D49 cultural compass, which emphasizes care and respect. The board of education recognized four individuals during Fantastic 49 festivities before the regular board meeting September 12 for their commitment to serving others.
A distinguished group of District 49 teachers received accolades from building leaders, parents and students to move to the head of the class as their school’s Teacher of the Year for the 2018-19 school year.
Students and staff unite to begin an academic journey at Inspiration View Elementary School on the first day of school, August 2.
Odyssey Elementary School second-grade teacher Nicole Hibler joins her students for morning circle time.
For some students returning to class Aug. 1, big goals are already on the horizon. Excellent grades and exemplary behavior have consistently been part of their history, and now it’s about closing the chapter in middle school with the same track record.
Springs Ranch Elementary School welcomed kindergartners to the first day of their educational journey on July 31, 2019. Students and parents were welcomed by principal James Kyner and teachers to the building and classrooms.
Interested in attending Inspiration View Elementary School? See the District 49 Registration page for information on how to register. IVES is accepting registration for students entering Kindergarten through fifth grade in the 2019-2020 school year who currently live within the school boundaries.
D49 Chief Education Officer Peter Hilts looked out over a small crowd Monday, July 22. "How many of you out here are going to be students at Inspiration View?” He asked. "Raise your hands high!”
IVES Principal Kristy Rigdon invited a group to tour the worksite at the end of January. Wearing hard hats and fluorescent vests, guests including the D49 Chief Officers as well as Board of Education Vice President John Graham explored the rapidly developing campus.
New District 49 and Odyssey Elementary School kindergarten teacher Deanne Thoden, greets her students on their first day in class, Aug. 3.
Stephanie Hazelton, Innovation Lab teacher, greets students as The Academy for Literacy, Learning & Innovation Excellence opened its doors, Aug. 3.
Three major projects at School District 49 are ready for the start of school year 2018-2019. To mark these milestones D49 hosted three ribbon-cutting ceremonies, on three different days, a week ahead of the first day of school.
Scholastic Book Fair September 30 - October 4. Click the link for Scholastic Books. On this page parents/guardians will be able to access the e-wallet option for their children. Besides adding money to the e-wallet and setting a budget, they can also add a comment indicating how the money should be spent "books only" or if student is able to purchase other items.
Social Media and Youth: What you need to know
Please join us for a conversation about social media and the impact it has on youth, families and our community.
Thursday, September 19th, 2019
6:30pm to 8pm
Creekside Excellence Lab
3850 Pony Tracks Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80922
Lindsay Cohen, Community Engagement Advocate
716-499-6044 (call or text)
Please RSVP By:
Monday, September 16th 2019
***Snacks will be provided***
District 49 is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our children and staff. We completed multiple projects this summer; where we hired a licensed asbestos removal contractor to remove some of the asbestos containing material from five of six schools.
The annual 30 day carry-over grace period for families who qualified for free and reduced meals during the 2018-2019 school year ends Wednesday Sept. 12th. If your family has previously qualified for free and reduced meals, and have not yet applied this year, please apply online today.