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2017-2018 News SCHS

  • Seniors Take A Walk Through Education

    On Wednesday, May 9th, Seniors from Sand Creek traveled to all zone elementary and middle schools to revisit their beginnings in education and to inspire our up and coming scorpions to strive for the best and get to graduation

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  • Health and Wellness Expo Brings Community Together

    “I love that the Sand Creek Zone continues to build on their annual Health and Wellness Expo” said Deurr. “It is a wonderful way to highlight offerings in our district and community by allowing students, parents and staff the opportunity to talk with vendors and experiments the ‘just try it’ classes.

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  • Astronomy Students Explore Space Symposium

    “As a teacher liaison with the Space Foundation, I always look forward to the Space Symposium each year because it renews my passion for teaching students about space exploration” said Julie Devore, Astronoy Teacher at Sand Creek High School. “This year was even more enjoyable because I was able to share the event with my Astronomy students and see them get just as excited as I am about space!”

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  • Sand Creek Students Raise Funds for Books for Remington Kindergarteners

    Students from Sand Creek High School’s ACE program raised money by selling vinyl scorpion stickers to purchase books for Mrs. Bonser’s Kindergarten students at Remington Elementary.

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  • Fehrenbach Selected to Represent Colorado at Leadership Conference

    Jessie Fehrenbach, Junior at Sand Creek and a leader of the JROTC, was selected to represent the state of Colorado at the American Veteran’s Association Leadership Conference in Valley Forge, PA this past November. This 100% free scholarship opportunity was only provided to one outstanding student from each state.

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2017-2018 News

  • BOE Recognizes Individuals Who Make District 49 Fantastic

    A student and three District 49 staff members were honored May 10 for their achievements in the district prior to the regular monthly Board of Education meeting.

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  • BOE Celebrates Students, Staff During Fantastic 49

    District 49 students and staff members were honored for their achievements in the district prior to the regular monthly Board of Education meeting April 12.

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  • Falcon Education Foundation Awards $31,000 For Learning in District 49

    Sandi Esparsen, Falcon Education Foundation secretary, receives a plaque of appreciation from District 49 Board of Education President Nov. 9 after awarding just under $31,000 to educators across District 49 for innovative and unique learning opportunities.

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  • Sand Creek High School Homecoming, Celebrating Twenty Years

    Sand Creek High School students, staff, parents and alumni celebrated homecoming activities Sept. 22. Prior to the football game, alumni and former staff gathered in recently built new learning spaces to reminisce and celebrate the beginning of the school in 1997. Current students and staff members participated in the annual chili cook-off in the parking lot.

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  • Districts Unite to Help High School Students Find Career Paths

    Vista Ridge High School twelfth-grader Darian Taylor, 17, talks with A&B Bank representative Becky Moore, at the District 49 and School District 11, College and Career Fair, Sept 14 at Cheyenne Mountain Resort.

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  • Student Takes a Sledgehammer to SCHS During Summer Internship

    Eli Hawkins, 18, a Sand Creek High School twelfth-grader, kicked off his senior year by taking a sledgehammer to the school. As part of an internship with Nunn Construction, the general contractor for a major voter-approved 3B remodel at the school, Eli was part of the team that demolished a number of older style classrooms to create bright, collaborative new learning spaces.

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  • Student Board of Representatives Brings Voice of Customers Directly to Board of Education

    A group of 18 students, several from each district high school, volunteered to serve on the student board of representatives, adding the student voice to the district’s governance process through the community’s elected representatives. The student representatives were chosen by their teachers and peers to help bring a student voice to the district’s governing processes.

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  • Schools Battle on the Gridiron, Come Together to Remember 9/11

    Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Cadets from Sand Creek High School and Vista Ridge High School joined together Sept. 8 to remember the anniversary of 9/11 and honor first responders prior to a football game between the two schools.

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  • Student Experience: Sand Creek High School Football

    Whether in the stands, the marching band, the concession stand, as a cheerleader, or on the field, Sand Creek High School students experience Friday night lights a number of different ways Sept. 8 during a home football game against Vista Ridge High School.

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  • Sand Creek Celebrates 20th Anniversary with a Face Lift

    Sand Creek High School is celebrating their 20th anniversary and with the funs from 3B have been able to redesign areas in the high school to improve student's learning environments and increase safety.

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  • Link Crew Welcomes Incoming Freshmen at Sand Creek

    Link Crew sponsor Eric Bauer welcomes the Sand Creek Class of 2021, Aug. 1 at Sand Creek High School.

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2016-2017 News

  • 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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  • Special Olympics Brings Social and Physical Support for Students in Extended School Year Program

    Representatives from the southeast Colorado Special Olympics regional office taught bocce ball to students enrolled in District 49's extended school year program June 7 at Sand Creek High School. The extended year program serves qualifying students with special needs for four weeks at the beginning of the traditional summer break. The program focuses on retaining information and skills that students learn during the traditional school year. The extra learning helps increase retention and ensures a strong start to the school year. "When we are in the classroom we are working hard on reading and math," said Bridgette Martin, ESY coordinator for secondary students. "A lot of the students have social goals too and this is a practical and fun way to work on those goals."

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  • SCHS Graduates Prepare For Next Chapter As ‘World Changers’

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

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  • Graduates in Caps and Gowns Encourage Excellence

    Members of the Sand Creek High School Class of 2017 visited elementary and middle schools in caps and gowns May 17 to thank former teachers and inspire younger students. Some of the young studentes gave high fives while others shook hands or waved signs. "Congratulations," said one young student. "Good luck in college," yelled another.

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SCHS Updates

  • Congratulations class of 2018! We're streaming live starting at 12:50pm on Saturday, May 26th.


     

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  • Students! Check out the Bell Schedule page for your May C&N Calendar!  The finals calendar is also up and updated!

    5/21: 1C/2C Finals; 3C/4C Review (9th: 3C/4C Finals)

    5/22: 3C/4C Finals; 5N/6N Review (9th: 5N/6N Finals)

    5/23: 5N/6N Finals; 7N/8N Review (9th: 7N/8N Finals)

    5/24: 7N/8N Finals; Early Release @11am

    5/25: Retakes/Remediation by APPT ONLY; No school for students


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  • SCHS will be offering several courses online* for credit recovery over the summer for $25.00 per .5 credit. Classes will go from 6/4-6/29. Spots are limited to the first 75 students. Check out the Summer School Page for more info and the link to sign up!


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  • If you are a transfer student, stop by the athletic office to get transfer paperwork.  You MUST have it completed and returned no later than May 23! Check out the CHSAA memo with new rules and regulations here.


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District Updates

  • Updated Schedule for April 27th

    We thank our colleagues and stakeholders who have continued to engage about the teacher action day planned for this Friday at the state capitol in Denver. The number of planned absences has grown past the point where District 49 can ensure safe operations and a high-quality learning experience at all schools and sites. Accordingly, District 49 is converting Friday, April 27 from a student contact day to a professional work day. That means students will not attend school this Friday, April 27.

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  • Special Education Records Destruction

    The District maintains inactive Special Education Records for a period of six years following termination of enrollment. Following general public notice of two weeks, records are destroyed. You can choose to retrieve your Special Education records prior to destruction by contacting the Special Services Center no later than April 13, 2018. Records to be destroyed will be 2011-2012 & earlier.

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Sand Creek High School

  • The mission of the Sand Creek High School community, dedicated to excellence, is to empower learners with rigorous and varied academic and co-curricular opportunities to be successful global citizens. Sand Creek High School will become a community of excellence.

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.
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