2015-2016 News in District 49

  • 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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  • SRES Preschool Students Learn to Recycle

    Springs Ranch Elementary School preschoolers learned the value of recycling during the program’s first ever Recycle Fair on April 28.

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  • Sand Creek Zone Hosts Health and Wellness Expo

    Fourth-grader Caydon Howard, 10, performs a pull-up during the Sand Creek Zone Health and Wellness Expo April 29 at Sand Creek High School.

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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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  • '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

  • 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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  • 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.

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  • Preschool Families Explore Science Ideas for Summer Fun

    Teacher Anne Flemke watches preschooler Ava Pairsh, 5, inflate a balloon by creating carbon dioxide with baking soda and lemon juice during a family science workshop April 24 at Springs Ranch Elementary School in District 49.

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  • Bookmobile Brings the Library to Students

    Fourth-grader Guo Jing Tang, 9, looks for a book in the Pikes Peak Library District bookmobile outside of Springs Ranch Elementary School April 9.

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  • District Battle of the Books Arms Students for Regional

    Evans International Elementary School fifth-grader Alexis Gonzalez, 11, discusses a question about a story April 9 during a districtwide Battle of the Books competition at Evans International Elementary School in District 49.

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  • Author: ‘Take These Ideas, Go Do Something With Them’

    Third-grader Taylor Davis, 8, writes ideas in her writer’s notebook during an author visit Jan. 28 at Springs Ranch 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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  • 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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  • Fourth Graders Focus on Color Theory During Arts in Education Week

    Fourth-grader Nathan Asp, 9, shares his artwork with a classmate Sept. 18 during National Arts in Education Week at Springs Ranch 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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