2016-2017 News in District 49

  • 2017 Teachers of the Year Honored

    Heather Reading, kindergarten teacher, is recognized as Remington Elementary School’s Teacher of the Year during ‘Fantastic 49’ ahead of a monthly Board of Education meeting June 8 in District 49.

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  • FHS Graduates Look Ahead With Ambition, Courage

    Falcon High School graduates prepare for a commencement ceremony May 27 at the Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs.

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  • FHS Student Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

    Twelfth-grader Kirsten Regennitter, 18, signs a letter of intent April 12 at Falcon High School in District 49.

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  • BOE Honors Staff, Local Business Support

    Wendi Sidney, learning services administrative assistant, is honored during "Fantastic 49" recognition March 9, ahead of a Board of Education meeting in District 49. “I’m honored to be a part of this team and come to work every day,” said Sidney. “It’s very fulfilling to help our students and families.”

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  • FHS and SCHS Junior ROTC Cadets Honor Memory of District 49 Graduate

    Flanked by JROTC cadets from Falcon High School and Sand Creek High School, Falcon High School cadet Sylvia Conquest, 18, addresses the audience at the 10th annual “Dane Balcon Drill Competition,” Feb 11 at Falcon High School.

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2015-2016 News in District 49

  • Class of 2016: FHS Hits Military Appointment Record, Honors Alumnus

    About 300 Falcon High School graduates received diplomas May 28 during a commencement ceremony at The Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs.

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  • "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."

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  • Student Achievement Honored During “Fantastic 49”

    Students from Sand Creek High School, Skyview Middle School and Falcon High School were honored during “Fantastic 49” achievements ahead of a monthly board meeting May 12 in District 49.

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  • FHS Student Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

    Twelfth-graders Caleb Sheets, 18, and Danny Watts, 17, celebrate after signing letters of intent May 3 at Falcon High School.

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  • High School Students Help Middle Schoolers Learn To Lead

    "A leader doesn't have to be perfect," said Sophia Mayhugh, seventh grade at Springs Studio for Academic Excellence when asked what she learned at the annual District 49 Middle School Leadership Conference at Sand Creek High School April 15. "A leader makes mistakes, but always tries to do the next right thing."

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2014-2015 News in District 49

  • Take Me Fishing!

    The ninth annual fishing event for students with special needs was held May 7 at Prospect Lake in Memorial Park. Gross and fine motor skills, fish biology and habitat, knot tying and water pollution were featured as part of the curriculum for the event.

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  • FHS Students Honored At Annual Year-End Awards

    Matthew Wentz, FHS class of 2015 salutatorian, was presented with an appointment to the United States Military Academy West Point during the annual ceremony. Wentz was also honored with a Coca-Cola scholarship, recognition from the American Chemical Society and named as outstanding senior student by the FHS business department May 5.

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  • Students Sign Letters of Intent at FHS

    Twelfth-grade student athletes signed letters of intent May 5 at Falcon High School.

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  • JROTC Students Compete, Strengthen Relationships during PT Event

    Twelfth-grader Jeffrey Brosious, 17, performs push-ups during the JROTC Physical Training Competition March 14 hosted by Falcon High School.

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  • 49 Pathways: Concurrent Enrollment

    Increasing numbers of District 49 students are taking college courses while in high school. Science teachers from District 49 high schools and Pikes Peak Community College department chairs and science professors met March 13 to discuss how both organizations can best serve this group of students.

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  • Jones Honored by BOE For Presidential Volunteer Service Award

    Eleventh-grader Rileigh Jones, 16, of Falcon High School explains how she earned a Presidential Volunteer Service Award during “Fantastic 49” recognition March 12, ahead of a monthly Board of Education meeting in District 49.

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  • HOSA Students Provide Valentine’s Day Focus on Heart Health

    Meridith Jensen, a dispatcher and trainer for the El Paso Teller County E-911 Authority, explains how to use an automated external defibrillator Feb. 14 during hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation training at Falcon High School in District 49. The CPR training was part of student-led weekend activities, called “Pump It Up Falcon,” which focused on heart health.

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  • Student Athletes Celebrate Achievement During National Signing Day

    Twelfth-grader Wyatt Aaberg, 17, signs a letter of intent Feb. 4 during National Signing Day at Falcon High School.

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  • Technology Student Wins Women’s Aspirations in Computing Award

    Tenth-grader Kiana Harkema, 14, troubleshoots a Wi-Fi connection with a microcontroller board during a computer forensics class Jan. 23 at Falcon High School in District 49.

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  • Middle Schoolers Advance in National Cybersecurity Competition

    Sixth-grader Colin Ralph, 11, and eighth-grader Cole Snyder, 13, compete in the national CyberPatriot VII middle school division semifinals Jan. 18 at Falcon High School in District 49.

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