2017-2018 News

  • Wildcats Start 2017-2018 School Year at EIES

    Students reunite and have fun with Evan the EIES mascot on the first official day of school, Aug. 2 at Evans International Elementary School.

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2016-2017 News

  • Kids Win With Soccer Kick Around

    Kids from the Evans International Elementary School neighborhood scored big by learning the basics of soccer at a “kick around” hosted by the Southeast Springs Soccer Initiative at the school June 19.

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  • 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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  • Busy Construction Season Blasts Off with Wall-Breaking Ceremony

    The walls at Sand Creek High School started tumbling down on June 6 when the community came together for a groundbreaking, or rather “wall breaking,” ceremony at the school. Administrators, students, and board members took turns knocking down walls to make way for a variety of school improvements and additions. The event marked the official kick-off for $83.5 million of projects across District 49 made possible by ballot issue 3B. Last November, voters overwhelmingly approved 3B by a 2 to 1 margin.

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  • Celebrating our Educators: Teacher Appreciation Week 2017

    The work of a teacher is full of passion and commitment. It requires initiative from process improvement to individualized attention. We celebrate our educators for the important role they have. We salute them for the valuable service they provide to students and the community.

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  • Seeing The Future Through Science in Sand Creek Zone

    Eighth grade students at Horizon Middle School hosted second-graders from each of the three Sand Creek Zone elementary schools May 3 for a science show. In addition to helping the second-graders learn, the science show is an opportunity for the HMS students to learn and practice leadership skills.

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EIES Updates


    PEC Meeting 

    Join us on Wednesday, September 6th 8:00-8:30 am in the Library for Pastries with PEC. We will talk about fundraisers and how you can be involved in supporting classrooms this year. 



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  • Join us for Parent Nights at EIES
    5:30-6:30 pm in the GYM
    9/20 Back to School Basics
    10/25 Parental Involvement
    11/14 Importance of Reading
    12/5 Cooking with Kids
    1/16 Math Matters
    2/6 Parent Teacher Conferences
    3/13 Testing Taking Strategies
    4/17 Bullying
    5/8 Preventing the Summer Slide
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  • Our school is participating in an exciting program, "One School/One Book!" Every student has a copy of "The Mouse and the Motorcycle" and we are all reading this book together. Please join us for a parent night on September 19th from 6-7 pm. Pizza will be served! Mouse and the Motorcycle

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  • 2016 3B Priorirty Two Projects at EIES: In November 2016, voters approved ballot issue 3B. The ballot language includes four funding priorities for District 49's Building Our Future Community plan. EIES is receiving more than $1.2 million as part of priority two, a commitment to renovate and refresh all schools. If you need to visit school at any point during the summer, access will be moved to the south. Visit the leadership updates page to learn more about the projects inside and outside the building.
    EIES front entry project

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  • 4th Quarter Newsletter - Get all of the important updates in the  latest newsletter.

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District Updates

  • Almeida Named Sole Finalist for Vacant COO Position, Hiring Process Continues

    District 49 Board of Education directors named Pedro Almeida the sole finalist for the vacant chief operations officer position Sept. 16 by a unanimous vote (5-0) at the conclusion of a special meeting. Prior to the vote, Almeida and two other finalists presented their vision for the operations department and responded to questions from board directors. “I was very impressed with the number of candidates we had,” said Kevin Butcher, board treasurer. “We had a very impressive short list. We had three very qualified, strong candidates and I’m grateful to everybody who participated in the process.”

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  • Annual Requirement: AHERA Asbestos Notification

    District 49 is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our children and staff. We completed multiple projects this summer; where we hired a licensed asbestos removal contractor to remove some of the asbestos containing material from five of six schools. As we complete more projects in the future, we will continue to abate it until all of it has been removed. If you have any questions, please contact Tara Carey at 719.494.8934.

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Evans International Elementary School

  • Evans International Elementary School educates and inspires all students to reach their highest academic and creative potential to become productive citizens in our ever changing world.

School District 49

  • Financial Transparency District 49 prepares students, in a safe and caring environment, to be successful, competent and productive citizens in a global society. Our teachers, administrators and staff members are committed to the creation of educational environments where all children can maximize their individual learning potential. Further, we are committed to meeting students' needs in all domains: academic, social and physical. An emphasis in all activities will be toward empowering students to take an active role in their own learning.