2016-2017 News

  • Students Serve Up Smiles During Ping Pong Tournament

    Twelfth-graders Brevin Owen, 18, and Phillip Loving, 18, compete in a ping pong tournament during homecoming week activities Sept. 27 at Falcon High School.

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  • SCHS Kicks Off Spirit Week With 'Hands On A Scorp'

    SCHS Kicks Off Spirit Week With 'Hands On A Scorp' Competition

    Sand Creek High School students kicked off homecoming week Sept. 26 competing in the school’s "Hand on the Scorp" contest.

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  • Melanie Holts, second grade teacher

    FESoT Teacher Advances For Colorado’s Top Educator Award

    Melanie Holts, second grade teacher, works with a small group of students during writing exercises Sept. 23 at Falcon Elementary School of Technology in District 49. Holts is one of six finalists for Colorado’s 2017 teacher of the year.

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  • PPSEL Students Explore Matter, Make Strong Learning Connections

    "So, What Do You Think?" PPSEL Students Explore Matter, Make Strong Learning Connections

    "It seems like it has some properties of a liquid and a solid," said Sydni Ellis, sixth grade student at PPSEL during an exploration of the properties of matter Aug. 24.

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  • Students Paint With Local Artist

    First-graders Christopher Lacombe, 6, and Francesca Rodriguez, 6, paint flowers during a watercolor lesson taught by Janie Knickerbocker, retired teacher and professional artist, Sept. 16 at Woodmen Hills Elementary School.

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District Updates

  • Boo to the Flu Flier

    District 49 and Peak Vista Say 'Boo! To The Flu'

    Say “BOO to the flu” this flu season and bring the entire family to get vaccinated at the District 49 and Peak Vista flu clinics. Join us at a location near you and the whole family can receive flu shots (6 months old and up) or flu mist (2-49 years old).

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  • District 49 Requests Approval For No Tax Rate Increase Finance Plan

    The District 49 Board of Education approved Aug. 24 ballot language for the El Paso County Clerk and Recorder's Office.

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BOE Updates

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.