2015-2016 News

  •  Bryan Romero

    Class of 2016: VRHS Marks Milestones, Considers Future

    More than 300 Vista Ridge High School graduates received diplomas May 28 during a commencement ceremony at The Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs.

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  • VRHS Student Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

    Twelfth-graders Louis Quinones, 18, and Elway Tubbs, 18, prepare to sign letters of intent May 6 at Vista Ridge High School.

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  •  Caleb Gilbert prepares to run a 100 meter spring at VRHS in late April.

    FOX 21: New Partnership Leads Blind Runner to State Championships

    Caleb Gilbert, VRHS eleventh-grader, is legally blind, but that doesn’t stop him from pursuing his passions. “You just have to go for it,” he said. So in his junior year, Gilbert decided to compete in track and field.

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  • Advanced game design students present their game as a capstone April 26.

    Game on! Student Demand Creates Game Design Pathway at VRHS

    “We learned how to push ourselves to make stuff and learn how to use the resources at hand,” said Isaac Fraire, an eleventh-grader who served as a programmer for the team. Isaac explained that this isn’t like a traditional class, “there isn’t one figure, one person who we could always go to and ask for help.”

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  •  High school and middle school students licorice race at the Middle School Leadership Conference.

    High School Students Help Middle Schoolers Learn To Lead

    "A leader doesn't have to be perfect," said Sophia Mayhugh, seventh grade at Springs Studio for Academic Excellence when asked what she learned at the annual District 49 Middle School Leadership Conference at Sand Creek High School April 15. "A leader makes mistakes, but always tries to do the next right thing."

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2014-2015 News

  • VRHS Student Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

    Twelfth-graders Louis Quinones, 18, and Elway Tubbs, 18, sign letters of intent May 6 at Vista Ridge High School.

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  • Teachers of the Year Awarded During ‘Fantastic 49’

    Andrea Aragon, teacher at Ridgeview Elementary School, receives a teacher of the year award June 11 during a Board of Education meeting June 11 in District 49.

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  • Student Athletes Accept Awards at Vista Ridge High School

    Twelfth-grader Kellie Mrofcza,17, accepts the alpha award May 12 during the 2015 Athletic Awards Ceremony at Vista Ridge High School.

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  • Take Me Fishing!

    The ninth annual fishing event for students with special needs was held May 7 at Prospect Lake in Memorial Park. Gross and fine motor skills, fish biology and habitat, knot tying and water pollution were featured as part of the curriculum for the event.

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  • Students Sign Letters of Intent at VRHS

    Twelfth-graders Malik Hollier,18, and Tyler Hunt,17, prepare to sign letters of intent April 21 at Vista Ridge High School.

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  • Families Gather to Explore Science, Inspire Children

    Eleventh-grader Natalie Roman, 17, teaches Nathaniel Jones-Brown, 7, about anatomy during a family science night March 20 at Vista Ridge High School in District 49.

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  •  Peter Falldorf, PPCC Anatomy and Physiology Professor, meets with D49 educators.

    49 Pathways: Concurrent Enrollment

    Increasing numbers of District 49 students are taking college courses while in high school. Science teachers from District 49 high schools and Pikes Peak Community College department chairs and science professors met March 13 to discuss how both organizations can best serve this group of students.

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  • Students, Staff Commended for ECC Summit Support

    Linda Hunt-Stone, Educating Children of Color Student Ambassador Program chair, offers her gratitude during “Fantastic 49” recognition March 12, ahead of a monthly Board of Education meeting in District 49.

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  • Gilbert Honored by BOE for Academic Progress, Educational Leadership

    Tenth-grader Caleb Gilbert, 15, of Vista Ridge High School explains how assistive technologies have supported his academic career during “Fantastic 49” recognition Feb. 12, ahead of a monthly Board of Education meeting in District 49.

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  •  VRHS students perform Harvey

    Wolfpack Theatre Company Continues To Grow, Shines In Harvey

    Wolf Pack Theatre students perform Harvey in the Vista Ridge black box theatre.

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2013-2014 News

  •  Vista Ridge High School CyberPatriot

    District 49 BOE Honors Vista Ridge High School CyberPatriot Team

    Dave Shiller, president of the Air Force Association Lance P. Sijan Chapter, recognizes Vista Ridge High School CyberPatriot students for their state placements during a Board of Education meeting May 8 in Falcon School District 49.

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