2016-2017 News

  • Tenth-grader Angela Pretzeus, 16, shares her artwork during a final presentation.

    PHS Students Share Artwork with Community

    Tenth-grader Angela Pretzeus, 16, shares her artwork during a final presentation Dec. 15 at Patriot High School.

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  • District 49 students participate in the college and career fair.

    District 49 High School Students Attend College and Career Fair

    District 49 high school students attended the second annual College and Career Fair on Nov. 16 in Colorado Springs.

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  • PHS Students serve Thanksgiving dinner to community members.

    Students Prepare, Serve Thanksgiving Feast to Community Members

    Tenth-grader Ayden Marshall, 16, serves meals to senior citizens during a Thanksgiving feast Nov. 18 at Patriot High School.

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  • PHS Teacher and Veteran Shares Patriotic Journey With Students

    Bradley Wall, teacher and retired United States Air Force veteran, shared his military service stories with students at Patriot High School Nov. 11.

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  • Student Board Forms For Second Year

    Student Board Forms For Second Year

    High school students volunteering for a student board of representatives gathered with district leaders Aug. 11, ahead of a Board of Education meeting in District 49.

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2015-2016 News

  • Patriot Learning Center Graduation, 2016

    More than 70 graduates and GED recipients were honored May 26 at the school.

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  • PLC Students Volunteer at Dog Mill Rescue

    Eighth-grader Cody Witt, 13, pets a rescued dog at the National Dog Mill Rescue March 11 in Peyton, Colo. Patriot Learning Center students volunteer at the NDMR once a month during the school year, completing tasks like folding towels and sorting donations. They also get to socialize with with the dogs.

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  • Seniors, Students Gather for Thanksgiving Feast

    Sixth-grader Shane Avery, 11, shares a meal with Juanita Porter during a Thanksgiving feast Nov. 19 at Patriot Learning Center.

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  • Eighth-graders Donate Time to Local Soup Kitchen

    Eighth-grader Jonathon Mcgruder, 14, serves food Nov. 5 at the Marion House Soup Kitchen. Jonathan was volunteering with classmates from Patriot Learning Center in District 49.

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  • Former Tomb Guard Explains Service, Sacrifice

    Students shake hands with Thomas Tudor, president of the Society of the Honor Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, after a presentation about Arlington National Cemetery for middle school students Oct. 5 at Patriot Learning Center in District 49.

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PHS Updates

  • Modified Lockout: Patriot High School entered a modified lockout status at 1:45 p.m. Nov. 10. Read the notification sent to PHS families on the leadership updates page.

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  • PHS culinary students cater a barn dance, earning valuable workplace experience. Culinary Arts Students Serve Up Saucy BBQ at Sequins and Stars Barn Dance: From creating the recipies to serving as caterers, visit the leadership updates page to see how our students served a local church community and gained valuable workplace experience and skills.

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  • Wellness Accomplishments: As a staff we focused on keeping each other accountable for fitness during the day such as quick walks on break time, walking the long way to a place and squat challenges. Another focus was eating healthy, Mary Wright was the queen of accountability. She would point out our options for healthier snack as well as advise us on where bad food choices would go on our body. Click here to read the top health and wellness staff members quotes of encouragement!

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District Updates

  •  Dispatch Front Page Jan. 13.

    District 49 Dispatch Published Jan. 13

    Published Jan. 13, this edition of the Dispatch highlights work beginning after the passage of ballot issue 3B, an award from Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence and successes in the classrooms across the district.

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  •  Afternoon Busing Cancelled

    Afternoon Buses Curbed Jan. 9

    Due to high winds across the region, and high profile vehicle safety restrictions issued for El Paso County by the Colorado Department of Transportation, District 49 school buses will not run this afternoon, Monday, Jan. 9.

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Patriot High School

Patriot High School prepares students for emotional, social and academic success through community service, small class sizes and individualized educational opportunities. We use a relationship-based approach to ensure educational relevance and academic rigor. Our students move on to become active and contributing members of society.

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.