2015-2016 News in District 49
PPSEL Students Focus on Weather With News 5
Students at Pikes Peak School of Expeditionary Learning explored weather and made multiple appearances on KOAA News 5, the NMB affiliate for southern Colorado, May 3.
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.
Students Present Expeditions, Explain Learning
Fifth-grader Ian Stratil, 10, explains the life and legacy of Patrick Henry during gallery night presentations Dec. 17 at Pikes Peak School of Expeditionary Learning in District 49. Fifth-graders were demonstrating their content mastery and presentation skills, as developed during their “The Story of U.S.” expedition.
Color Run Tosses ‘Fun’ Into Fundraiser
Sixth-grader Michael De La Torre, 11, participates in a color run Sept. 25 at Pikes Peak School of Expeditionary Learning.
2014-2015 News in District 49
PPSEL Students Present Hundreds of Semester Expeditions
Kindergartner Cassie Johnson, 6, tells principal Don Knapp that “engineers make machines to make life easier” during a gallery night May 20 at Pikes Peak School of Expeditionary Learning in District 49.
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.
PPSEL Students Read Essays Celebrating School of Choice
Third-grader Cole Smith, 8, reads his school of choice essay during a recognition ceremony Jan. 30 at Pikes Peak School of Expeditionary Learning in District 49.
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.