2015-2016 News in District 49
"Buses Bring People Together"
"While safety is the number one thing," said Leatha Hansz, District 49 bus driver, "it's the relationships that I have with the kids that are special."
Bulldogs steal the show on News 5 at Noon
Meridian Ranch Elementary School fifth grade students were featured on KOAA News 5 at noon, 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. on May 6.
Elementary School Choir Participates in Music Festival
Choir students from nine elementary schools performed at the District 49 Music Festival on May 3.
Giving Back As Volunteer Keeps Downey 'Young' and Bulldogs Sharp
"I feel like he's a human calculator because he knows all the answers," said Karsyn McCune, MRES fifth-grader about retired former teacher and volunteer Douglas Downey.
MRES & SSAE Come Together for an Expedition Across the Universe
"It shows how well our district works together," said Lori Hall, Springs Studio for Academic Excellence. "Although we're at different schools, we really aren't different. We can learn, work and have fun together."
2014-2015 News in District 49
On Your Mark, Get Set, Go!
"It's a great chance for our kids to be out and compete against other schools," said Kara Woolery, Evans International Elementary School counselor, "They are showing us what they can do and are such upstanding young people. It's a nice way to end the year."
Joy Of Singing Heard At Annual Elementary Choir Festival
The Stetson Raider Choir, led by Becca Garner, performs 'Pizza Love' April 27. Fifth-grader Shawn Escobar grabs the microphone at the end of the song an outro solo. Students attending the event went wild for Escobar. Before the performance, Escobar wanted to give the part to someone else, but encouragement from Ms. Garner was successful. The Elementary Choir Festival, an annual tradition in District 49, was held at Woodmen Hills Elementary.
Santa’s Toy Express: How a Colorado Community Rushes in Joy
A child speaks with Santa Claus, played by retired firefighter Jim DeGeorge, after shopping for his family Dec. 6 during Santa’s Toy Express at the transportation department in District 49. Fifty-one students, most 4-8 years old, received a call this year from the “elves” of Santa’s Toy Express.
Duct Tape Helps Reading Stick at Meridian Ranch Elementary School
Second and fifth grade students, reading the most minutes over Fall break, earned the opportunity to duct tape the school leader of their choice to a wall.
MRES First Graders Get Down To Action
Jordin Briggs, first-grader at Meridian Ranch Elementary School, focuses on the use of verbs when describing her summer to classmate on August 4, 2014.