2016-2017 News

  •  Falcons Honor Service, Raise Funds for Disabled Veterans

    Falcons Honor Service, Raise Funds for Disabled Veterans

    Falcons rush onto the field for a military appreciation game Oct. 21 at Falcon High School. Prior to crushing the Panthers of Woodland Park High School in Woodland Park School District Re-2, 32-8, the team celebrated its raising $4,700 for Freedom Service Dogs of America.

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  • Ribbon cutting officially opens Power Technical Early College Oct. 19.

    Power Technical Early College Welcomes New Students

    “The genesis of PTEC was a decade ago,” said Jonathan Berg, James Irwin Charter Schools chief executive officer. “A conversation with students, capable kids who wanted to do things with their hands got us to where we are today.”

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  •  STEM Workshop Aims to Inspire During Break

    STEM Workshops Aim to Inspire During Fall Break

    Fifth-grader Ha’ani Castro, 10, works on a poster board divided into four quarters, where she modeled a solid, liquid, gas and plasma, during a fall break workshop Oct. 18 at Odyssey Elementary School in District 49.

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  • Central Enrollment, Human Resources Honored During ‘Fantastic 49’

    Central Enrollment, Human Resources Honored During ‘Fantastic 49’

    Paul Anderson, human resources director, recognizes his team’s support last summer of district employees during “Fantastic 49” recognition Oct. 13, ahead of a Board of Education meeting in District 49.

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  • Wolves Take Down Indians, Honor ‘12th player’

    Wolves Take Down Indians With ‘12th player’

    Eleventh-grader Grayson Moyer, 16, runs with the Wolves football team ahead of a homecoming football game Oct. 7 at Vista Ridge High School in District 49. For the third consecutive year, Grayson was selected as the Wolves’ “12th player” due to his contagious pride.

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District Updates

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    District 49 school buses adding seat belts.

    "This is a long term strategy," said Gene Hammond, transportation director. "It will take many years for our entire fleet to be entirely seat belt equipped, but we have targeted our trip buses, those most likely to travel on high speed roads and into the mountains, as our priority for equipping with seat belts."

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  •  Dispatch Vol 1, No 2

    District 49 Dispatch Published Oct. 14

    Volume 1, number 2 features homecoming game activities at the three large high schools and featured stories across the district.

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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.