District Updates

  • School Meal Accounts Must Have Funds in May

    Starting May 1, student accounts must be funded to purchase meals. No students will be allowed to charge additional debt to their meal account. While District 49 often affords flexibility for young children in its elementary schools, each school year must end with all accounts current.

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  • D49 Incorporating Emergency Alert System

    Dear D49 Families, We are pleased to tell you about an important step forward to fulfill our year-long strategic objective to enhance safety and security at our schools. On Monday, April 1, Sand Creek High School will begin a pilot program of the Blue Point Alert System.

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  • Special Education Records Destruction

    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 March 26, 2019. Records to be destroyed will be 2012-2013 & earlier.

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  • D49 Response to alert in Denver-metro Area

    As most of the Colorado community is aware of media reports regarding the concern of a credible safety threat to Denver-metro area schools and the closures that have followed, we want to take this opportunity to share our efforts at D49.

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  • Two Hour Delay: Thursday, April 11

    The storm affecting northern and northeastern El Paso County calls for plummeting temperatures Wednesday night, along with snow and winds that may include gusts of 60 to 65 mph. These adverse conditions will last into Thursday morning and we anticipate hazardous driving conditions at the time we normally begin rolling D49 buses. Accordingly, District 49 will delay by two hours Thursday, April 11.

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  • Adjusted Boundaries in POWER Zone/Falcon Zone SY 19-20

    To answer a need in our rapidly growing district, D49 is building Inspiration View Elementary School, an exciting addition to our portfolio of schools. This development brings with it boundary changes that will impact elementary, middle and high schools for the 2019- 2020 school year.

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  • Download the D49 Mobile APP

    To welcome a new year, and students back to campus, School District 49 is launching a mobile app for smartphone users. Those who download the app will find a wealth of information at their fingertips. D49 families will receive important notifications as well as having the option of logging into the app to get up to the minute information about their students, including grades, attendance and account balances.

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  • Board of Education Meeting Cancelled, Thursday March 14

    Due to extended adverse weather and dangerous driving conditions in our area, the District 49 Board of Education scheduled for Thursday, March 14, has been cancelled.

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  • UPDATE: D49 CLOSED Monday, March 4

    After observing road conditions around the district and county, we have determined that bus delays are likely—even on a delayed schedule—which would put student riders at risk of lengthy exposure. That plus general risk to staff and students tip the balance to closure. Accordingly, District 49 is closed, Monday, March 4.

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  • The "Momo Challenge" and Other Internet Dangers

    We are paying close attention to recent reports about something called the “Momo Challenge.” Despite being generally debunked as a hoax, as reports of the Momo challenge escalate, we have seen a rise in online searches and discussion amongst our students. Because of this, we feel it is important for us to provide some information to parents.

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  • Assistance Programs for Furloughed Federal Employees

    District 49 recognizes some of our families may be affected by the recent partial government shut down. We would like to share some resources that might help during this difficult time. (D49 does not support or endorse any of these vendors, but are supplying this list for information purposes only)

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  • Two-Hour Delay: Tuesday, February 19

    D-49 is on 2-hour weather delay Tuesday, February 19, 2019. FHS will follow delay: No E-Learning day. SSAE is on virtual learning schedule.

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  • Two-Hour Delay: Wednesday, January 23

    Dear District 49 Families, We are keeping a close eye tonight on lingering conditions from this week’s winter storm. Due to slick roads and serious wind chills predicted to last into the morning, we will delay school by two hours for Wednesday, January 23.

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  • UPDATE: CLOSURE- Dec. 13, 2018

    District 49 is now closed Thursday, Dec. 13. Our facility and transportation crews have witnessed multiple accidents and slide-offs already this morning, and we are not confident that bus, personal, or even foot traffic can be accomplished safely in time for a delayed schedule.

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  • UPDATE: Closure- November 12, 2018

    Due to wintery weather conditions, District 49 is now closed for Monday, November 12, 2018. Falcon High School will remain on an E-learning day schedule, and Springs Studio will have a virtual schedule.

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  • 2 Hour Delay: October 31, 2018

    Cold, wet and snowy weather began moving into our area this evening and will likely continue through much of the night into Wednesday morning. Due to these conditions, District 49 is on a two-hour delay for Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. Falcon High School will be on an E-learning day schedule.

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  • Voice of the Community: District Boundary Proposals Impacting POWER Zone and Falcon Zone Attendance Areas

    District 49 is in the process of revising school boundaries in advance of a new school that integrates the visual and performing arts with traditional academic standards. We invite you to review some important information and take the survey on the discussion of boundaries.

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  • 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.

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  • Attention ALL Bus Riders

    All new and returning bus riders MUST register or re-register at https://district49.payschools.com/ All NEW students to School District 49, MUST stop by the Transportation Department to pick up their bus pass card prior to the first day of school. Transportation office is located at: 10850 E. Woodmen Road, Peyton CO 80831 Hours of operation: 6am-5pm

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  • Parent Portal Transition

    We thank you for your patience as we transition to the PowerSchool Student Information System. Our staff is working diligently to ensure the new parent portal is a user-friendly, one-stop shop, to meet the needs of our families before the start of the 2018-2019 school year. This transition will inactivate your current portal, hosted by Infinite Campus, as of July 21.

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