District Updates

  • D49 Summer Meal Program 2019

    District 49 will offer breakfast and lunch services this summer at no cost to children. Good nutrition during the summer months helps prepare children for success once school is back in session.

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  • 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 Piloting New 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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  • UPDATE: D49 Closed, Tuesday, May 21

    UPDATE: Our crews spent hours overnight monitoring main routes and determined snow in many areas paired with cold temperatures created unsafe or impossible conditions across most of the district. Accordingly, School District 49 will close Tuesday, May 21.

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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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  • UPDATE: D49 Closed, Friday, March 15

    District 49 will close Friday, March 15. As county and district crews have been grinding through cleanup from our blizzard, it has become clear that we will not be able to prepare our school sites for safe operations Friday. Accordingly, District 49 will remain closed Friday.

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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: February 7, 2019

    A blast of cold weather started moving quickly into northern and eastern El Paso county Wednesday afternoon. Forecasts indicate wind-chills will dip below zero into the double-digits overnight with the potential for freezing fog to coincide with the normal departure time of our busses Thursday morning. Along with the dangerous temperatures we anticipate the possibility of hazardous travel Thursday, so School District 49 will delay two hours Thursday, February 7.

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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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  • CLOSED- January 22

    Dear District 49 Families, An active blizzard is causing hazardous driving conditions, so District 49 is closed for Tuesday, January 22, 2019. Many roads are already impassable, and Highway 24 is closed indefinitely. Falcon High School will remain on an E-learning day schedule, and Springs Studio will have a virtual schedule.

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  • BOE Meeting as Scheduled, Thursday Dec. 13

    Dear District 49 Families, As a reminder, the regular School District 49 Board of Education meeting is taking place as scheduled tonight at 6:30 p.m

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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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