2015-2016 News in District 49

  •  Remington Elementary School fifth-graders on KOAA News 5

    News 5 Highlights Remington Elementary School Fifth Grade Students

    The Mustangs shine on News 5 at noon after getting a weather lesson from News 5 meteorologist Jessica Van Meter.

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  • Elementary School Choir Participates in Music Festival

    Choir students from nine elementary schools performed at the District 49 Music Festival on May 3.

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  • Fifth-graders Unfold A Year’s Reading, Novel Experiences

    Fifth-grader Lily Lyons, 11, turns her thumb up with a team from Evans International Elementary School during a regional Battle of the Books competition April 14 at Colorado College in Colorado Springs.

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  • RES ‘Mustangs’ Stampede During Fun Run

    Kindergarteners Aidan Thomas, 6, and Cyrus Woodberry, 7, run laps during a fundraiser March 9 at Remington Elementary School.

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  •  A student looks at art from other Sand Creek Zone students at the third annual art & design expo.

    'Time' on Display at Third annual Sand Creek Zone Art & Design Expo

    Individual educational experiences are highlighted through K-12 student art work and interactive art activities.

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2014-2015 News in District 49

  • Boys take off during a sprint at the District 49 field day.

    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."

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  • Remington Students Shine in Beauty and the Beast

    Lana Arends, fifth grade, performs as Gaston in Disney's Beauty and the Beast Jr. May 7 at Remington Elementary School.

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  •  Dallo Fall

    RES Families Explore Cultures, Celebrate Diversity

    Dallo Fall of Senegal leads the Jamoral troupe through West African dancing and drumming traditions April 30 during “Celebrate the Arts Family Fun Night” at Remington Elementary School in District 49.

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  • Air Force Band Brings ‘Holly and Ivy’ Back to District 49

    George Preston, KCME-FM general manager, reads “’Twas the Night Before Christmas” during a special U.S. Air Force Academy Band "Holly and Ivy" concert for elementary school students Dec. 17 at Sand Creek High School in Colorado Springs.

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  • Career Construction Club Brings First Graders Toy Cars, Recognition

    First-grader Katie Watkins, 6, picks from a selection of toy cars Dec. 10 at Remington Elementary School in District 49. Twenty-five high school students arrived with 119 cars from the Career Construction Club at Sand Creek High School.

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  • 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.

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  • Fifth-graders Study 9/11 During Patriot Day

    Fifth-grader Kaleb Ranck, 10, reflects on how 9/11 changed the United States during Patriot Day activities Sept. 11 at Remington Elementary School in District 49.

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  • How D49 is Helping a Wheelchair Racer Change the World

    While faculty members prepared for a new school year July 29 at Sand Creek High School in Colorado Springs, Jess Markt was racing on the outdoor track.

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